All posts filed under: Kentucky Tales

Morganna the Kissing Bandit My Old Kentucky Road Trip

“For it’s one, two, three strikes, you’re KISSED / At the old ball game.”

One of the biggest pop culture icons of the 1970s and 1980s was Louisville-native, Morganna the Kissing Bandit

My Old Kentucky Road Trip Chevrolet Corvette

The Little (White) Corvette: A Kentucky Love That’s Gonna Last

Unfortunately, the first Chevrolet Corvette wasn’t produced in Kentucky. That honor goes to Flint, Michigan. BUT! We do lay claim to all of the Corvettes produced since 1981. But we’re big fans of history here, just as much as we love our culture today. So, here’s to you Flint, Michigan, and the 1953 Corvette! Without your “Polo White” exterior and lack of outside door handles (really!) Bowling Green, Kentucky, would be without one of the¬†coolest and most unique museums in the world. Advertisements

KET Bill Goodman One to One

Going ‘One to One with Bill Goodman’ on KET

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bill Goodman on One to One on KET. We chatted about some of our favorite destinations, how we got started road tripping (and blogging), and some of our recommendations for new road trips.

Thoroughbred horses near Lexington Kentucky, the Horse Capitol of the World

FYI: A Few Kentucky Horse-Themed Safety Tips

Kentucky is known for its beautiful Thoroughbred race horses. Here’s our silly advice on how to handle them.

Monkeys Eyebrow, Kentucky

Kentucky (Tall) Tales: Oddly-Named Kentucky Towns

Possum Trot. Monkeys Eyebrow, 88. You’ll love these amazing town names across the state.

Kentucky License Plate

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.


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.

Seinfeld's John Peterman was based on a Kentucky entrepreneur

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.

The Castle Post in Versailles, Kentucky also known as the Versailles Road Castle

Kentucky (Tall) Tales: The Versailles 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.