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Ahead of their time
South Union Shaker Village offers a look at the simple, quiet way of life embraced by a group known as the Shakers during the 1...
Rake in the vistas
There's nothing like saddling up and riding a horse on Mammoth Cave National Park's 60 miles of trails saturated in autumn's pa...
More horse trails
Dawkins Line Rail Trail www.Parks.ky.gov then search for Dawkins, is a former railroad line that is now a new trail for horseba...
On the trail of Kentucky wines
When you think of the great wine-making regions of the world, Kentucky seldom (never) comes to mind; yet back in 1798, the stat...
Kentucky wine notes
1798 The year John James Dufour, winemaker for the Marquis de Lafayette, met United States Sen. Henry Clay in Lexington, and re...
Where can you find 1963 in Kentucky—where the Mad Men aesthetic of mid-century cool in dress, design...
Shakers: the techies of their time
At Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Harrodsburg, visitors are intrigued by a broom-making demonstration in the Centre Family...
True tales, small wonders
Daniel Boone, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and George Clooney have all told a tale or two about time spent in Maysville...
Barbershop, bus stop, post office, town hall—country stores once did it all before shopping malls and chain stores existed.
There's a new general store in town: Poppy & Clover
Follow a winding country road through western Hopkins County to the small town of Dalton, and you'll stumble upon a newly opene...
For more than 200 years, master distillers and Mother Nature have worked side by side...
"Country hams are the culture and heritage of this area," Nancy Newsom Mahaffey tells me as I sample a slice of her wonderful "...
Along the ham trail
While stopping along the way on the "country ham trail" in western Kentucky, be sure to make time to visit these: Caldwell Cou...
She has survived a near sinking, pushed oil barges up the Mississippi River in the home-front effort during World War II, had h...
Environmentally friendly education center is the latest Frankfort history-maker