Family Yoga at the Kentucky Castle

Have you ever wanted to visit the Kentucky Castle?  Here’s a great family event coming up to enjoy – Family Yoga!   All ages and levels are welcome! Class will include easy and fun partner poses, animal and nature inspired poses, breathing exercises and time for relaxation. The entire family will benefit while improving strength, flexibility, […]

Cabin Rentals near Central KY

Looking for a perfect cabin for a weekend or family vacation close to Lexington?  A cabin rental is a great way to enjoy the amenities of home while you’re away. Choose from areas all around Central KY near lakes, hiking trails, rivers and more.  There are great options all around the region.   My family has […]

Where to have fun on the water in Central KY! Kayak, canoe, paddleboard, boat rentals and more!

Where can you find great spots to enjoy the water in Central KY?  Here’s the Lex Fun 4 Kids Water Fun Guide with links to lots of local resources for a day on the water! Remember, when you’re out on the water to follow all safety guidelines and teach your children about boat and water […]

Louisville Zoo Wild Lights extended through August!

The popular Wild Lights: Asian Lantern Festival Presented by T-Mobile has been extended and will be open Thursday – Sunday nights July 9 – August 28, 2020. Wild Lights is one of the largest Chinese lantern festivals in the nation and our community’s first-ever outdoor Chinese lantern festival.  The event was previously postponed due to […]

Lexington Playgrounds and Splashpads to Open!

Great news from Lexington mayor, Linda Gorton.  Gorton announced Tuesday, June 30th that playgrounds and splashpads will be reopening. This Saturday, July 4, 2020 playgrounds will reopen all over town. Children should wear masks and be encouraged to keep their distance from other children. There will be signage reminding visitors how to safely play during […]

Lexington Public Library Reopening Information

The Lexington Public Library today announced that it will expand curbside service to all locations and reopen the Northside Branch, effective Monday, July 20, 2020. It will temporarily change operating hours starting July 20th to Monday-Saturday from 11am-6pm. Curbside service, which began at the Eastside Branch on June 8, has provided nearly 3,500 library customers […]

Pride of Place Lexington self-guided LGBTQ history tour!

Pride of Place is Lexington’s new self-guided LGBTQ history tour!  Uncover the places where Lexington’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer history happened! Using our self-guided walking tour, visit sites that tell remarkable stories of courage, freedom, and the struggle for equality by Lexington’s LGBTQ community. The downtown walk is approximately one mile with over […]

Miguel’s Pizza in the Red River Gorge REVIEW!

If you haven’t heard of Miguel’s Pizza chances are you may not have been living in KY too long.  Miguel’s is a famous stop for hikers and climbers that visit the Red River Gorge area as well as the locals.   I recently went for the first time and loved getting a chance to see what […]

Grimaldi’s Pizza REVIEW!

Grimaldi’s Pizza in The Summit is a delicious spot for a great family pizza dinner!  Our family enjoyed a night out with pizza, salad, and delicious desserts! They have a patio with outdoor seating and also offer take out so it’s perfect if you’d rather dine at home! My kids love pizza and I must […]

Loco Ice in Central KY

Where can you find amazing shaved ice this summer in Central KY?  Look no further than LOCO ICE!   Loco Ice is a local shaved ice spot with two Lexington locations (Hamburg, 1979 Pavillion Way beside Best Buy and in Stonewall Shopping Center on Clays Mill).  They are locally owned and are always a popular spot […]

Veterans Park Trails! Hike! Bike! Skate!

If you’re looking for some great trails within the city of Lexington check out Veterans Park!  There are miles of mountain bike trails that are great for a hike or a bike ride.  There are great creeks that run all through the park as well as a paved path for easy bike riding, skating or […]

4th of July Events in Central KY

The 4th of July is a great time to celebrate with family.  With COVID – 19 concerns many communities have canceled events in celebration of the 4th.  There are still some celebrations and of course you can enjoy fireworks at home as well!     If you know of one not yet listed email **Watch for […]

Explorium of Lexington Summer Camps 2020

Explorium Summer Camps are going virtual!!  Enjoy all the fun of Explorium at home!   June 1-5 – Camp Chemistry – Pop! Fizz! Boom! Mix concoctions, make your own experiments, and make a scientific mess! June 8-12 – Uncovering the Universe – Make your own constellation, experiment with gravity, and create our own planet as we […]

Louisville Zoo is Reopening! Get your reserved ticket!

The Louisville Zoo is excited to announce that it will begin its reopening on Friday, June 12, 2020, following the temporary closure in response to COVID-19. The initial reopening phase will be for members only. The Zoo will reopen to general admission ticket purchasers on Friday, June 26, 2020. It will operate with a reduced […]

Kentucky Historical Society Summer Camps 2020

Although the Kentucky Historical Society has been closed to visitors since mid-March, our staff continues to think of new ways to reach our audience while they are healthy at home. In an effort to do so, we are taking our summer camp ONLINE! Register for one week, two weeks, etc., or pick all six! Virtual […]

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