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Kentucky (Tall) Tales: Oddly-Named Kentucky Towns
Possum Trot. Monkeys Eyebrow, 88. You’ll love these amazing town names across the state.
Kentucky (Tall) Tales: Kentucky’s Many State Slogans
Kentucky has had more than a few unique slogans throughout its history. Here are some of our favorites.
There’s Only One: Check out these uniquely-Kentucky destinations
There are so many things about Kentucky to love. Here are a handful of sights and destinations you’ll only see in the Bluegrass State.
Our Fall Road Trip to Evans Orchard and Cider Mill (they have pumpkins, too)
Nothing celebrates beautiful autumn in Kentucky like one of the state’s great orchards or fall festivals. Visit Evan’s Orchard near Lexington.
Plan Your Road Trip to the Trigg County Country Ham Festival
The Trigg County Country Ham Festival boasts the Guiness-official World’s Largest Country Ham and Biscuit, baked in a custom-made oven.
Kentucky (Tall) Tales: Lexington’s Narcotic Farm
Between 1935 and 1975, most everyone sent to prison for drugs in the U.S. was sent to the U.S. Narcotic Farm located in Lexington.
Gunpowder, Cannons, and Horses, Oh My! The 149th Anniversary of the Battle of Perryville
We interacted with the Civil War reenactors at the Battle of Perryville reenactment in Perryville, Kentucky. There were cannons and gun-holding involved.
Kentucky (Tall) Tales: The Real Mr. Peterman
Hey Seinfeld fans: Meet the REAL J. Peterman. He’s a real guy and he’s really from Kentucky.
Kentucky (Tall) Tales: The Versailles/Lexington Road Castle
Everyone passing through Versailles, Kentucky into Lexington has seen this castle sitting up on the hill in Woodford County. Man, does it have a story to tell.