It’s National Bourbon Heritage Month–celebrating America’s only native spirit. So what better time to launch the newest book from the My Old Kentucky Road Trip team? Our friends at Barrel House Distilling in Lexington hosted the launch party for The State of Bourbon: Exploring the Spirit of Kentucky on September 1, and it was a blast!Continue reading “Launching ‘The State of Bourbon’”
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! WithoutContinue reading “The Little (White) Corvette: A Kentucky Love That’s Gonna Last”
Happy Birthday Kentucky! We took a trip to Danville’s Historic Constitution Square.
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.
Have trouble finding the monument to Louisville’s “Happy Birthday Sisters?” You’re not alone. But that may be changing!
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.
In Jefferson County, Kentucky, visit Waverly Hills Sanatorium. This former tuberculosis hospital is rumored to be one of the most haunted places in the country.
Let me preface this by saying we are both scaredy-cats, Cameron probably more so than Blair. Either way, you won’t find either of us first in line at the latest Wes Craven or Saw 5,324 (gosh, how many of those are out now?). So maybe we’re crazy, but we’re also really excited to go onContinue reading “Are you Afraid of the Waverly Hills Sanatorium?”
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that the best discoveries you will make on road trips are those you don’t plan for at all. It was under that truth, that we stumbled upon The Olde Gener’l Store in Cave City. Let me backtrack a little. After finishing our awesome tour of Mammoth Cave, we headed toContinue reading “Stop and Meet Leroy at Cave City’s Olde Gener’l Store”
If you’re in Cave City, we have the perfect hotel for you. Forget the Four Seasons, sleep in a Wigwam at Wigwam Village #2!