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’”
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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:
Losing a Landmark: Fire Guts Kentucky’s Iconic Rabbit Hash General Store
A fire destroys Kentucky’s famous Rabbit Hash General Store, which has been in continuous operation for 180 years—through floods, mudslides, the Great Depression, and 38 U.S. Presidents.
“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
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 attendContinue reading “A Road Trip to Fancy Farm”
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! WithoutContinue reading “The Little (White) Corvette: A Kentucky Love That’s Gonna Last”
Historic Kentucky: Danville’s Constitution Square
Happy Birthday Kentucky! We took a trip to Danville’s Historic Constitution Square.
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!
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.