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Total Eclipse of the Road Trip

The biggest celestial event of the century calls for a road trip, and a road trip calls for a playlist! Rock your eclipse trip with our hand-picked tunes to celebrate the sun, the moon, and the party that’s happening in Western Kentucky. Listen Here: Advertisements

Lebanon Kentucky is home to the Mayberry Pie Festival and other great attractions

Plan Your Road Trip to Lebanon, Kentucky’s Mayberry Pie Festival

Did you say pie? Join us for laughs, sweets, and fun at the inaugural Mayberry Pie Festival in Lebanon this weekend! Barney Fife is making an appearance.

Road Trip Tips

Road Trip Tips: Five Kentucky Road Trip Must Haves

It’s the best time of year for a road trip! We have a few road trip tips for you road warriors as you hit the road and soak up the late summer weather!


A Road Trip to Fancy Farm

If you’re willing to make the drive to Graves County this weekend, be sure to wear something that’s NOT red or blue—unless you’re ready to rally for your favorite political candidate. The average church picnic  conjures up images of potluck suppers, neighbors sharing a picnic table, or children playing across the lawn. When you attend St. Jerome Catholic Church’s Annual Picnic in Fancy Farm, Kentucky, fellowship and meals shared among friends becomes a loud, raucous political rally, where the color red or blue obligates you to cheer (or jeer) the candidates delivering their stump speeches underneath the Lyin’ Tree.  Ongoing as a church and charity fundraiser since 1880, St. Jerome’s Annual Picnic and BBQ, known simply as “Fancy Farm” across the Commonwealth, captures the full attention of the nation during contentious election years. Upwards of 15,000 people attend annually and consume more than 18,000 pounds of BBQ mutton and pork while listening to candidates speechifying from the platform. The largest recorded attendance was in 1992, when nearly 20,000 people turned out to see Bill Clinton …

My Old Kentucky Road Trip in Paducah

Let’s Get McCracken! (See you in Paducah this weekend)

We’re headed to Paducah to celebrate the Grand Opening of Bricolage Art Collective, signing books, and exploring Quilt City, USA. Tell us: What else should we see?


A Road Trip to Carrollton, Kentucky: Where the River Meets the River

In northern Kentucky, visit the spot where the Kentucky River meets the Ohio River. Carrollton has so much to do, including General Butler State Park!

Kentucky bucket list

The My Old Kentucky Road Trip Bucket List – now updated with new stops!

We put together the ultimate bucket list of Kentucky road trip destinations.

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Own A Copy of My Old Kentucky Road Trip’s New Book!

Our new book is available TODAY! We’re so excited we can hardly stand it! Thanks for your support, and we’ll be on the road soon!


“Good Morning to All” and a Good Monument to the Happy Birthday Sisters

Have trouble finding the monument to Louisville’s “Happy Birthday Sisters?” You’re not alone. But that may be changing!