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.
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.
We have some super exciting things happening in 2015! Be patient with us as My Old Kentucky Road Trip undergoes some temporary construction, and get ready for some exciting NEW adventures very soon!
It’s called the Niagara of the South, and for good reason. Check out our tips for getting the most out of your trip to Cumberland Falls. You have to see the moonbow.
We wanted to take a road trip Road trips require a delicate balance of planning — but not too much planning — and a willingness to fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants and understand that the most fun part of your adventure will be the unplanned parts. As any good road tripper knows, you need a few key items when you begin your journey: • A camera (in our case, a camera and a video camera) • An idea of where you’re headed (not necessarily a plan, and definitely not a schedule) • A full tank of gas (we hope you get it cheaper than we did) • Snacks (we got an early start so it was gas station coffee and mini donuts for us) • Directions (they may or may not be written on the back of old receipts) • And a whole lot of patience for when you get stuck in traffic and you miss the tour of Mammoth Cave – the one and only thing you actually scheduled – by a mere 15 minutes. So on a (very) rainy …