Category Archives: Mountain Vacations

Parrot Mountain Pigeon Forge, Tn

If you want to visit a place of beauty, then don’t miss out on this place. It was totally amazing. The birds here are so beautiful and many of which you can hold. It isn’t very big, but worth going … Continue reading

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Jayell Pigeon Forge, Tn

To start the weekend off right Belinda and I decided to try our luck at the ziplines. Neither of us had tried it before and being that we were on a weekend quest for adventure, we thought we’d have a … Continue reading

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Cumberland Falls

Yesterday, I took another trip down to Cumberland Falls in Corbin, Kentucky and it turned out really nice.  The water level was high and the falls was flowing strong. This is always a nice place to visit even if you’ve … Continue reading

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Beautiful things in Kentucky

More random photos from home 🙂 The bird sat quietly on my deck as I took his/her picture 🙂     

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Pickard’s Farm Barbourville, Kentucky

(Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post) Pickard’s Farm has existed since the year 1916. Although the farm was small in the beginning, it has grown way beyond what you can see in these pictures — … Continue reading

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A Different View

On Easter Sunday after a wonderful visit an dinner with my kids and grandbabies, I ventured outside for a breath of fresh air and of course with my camera in tow. As I just moved here, everything is new so walking … Continue reading

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Shillito Park, Lexington, Kentucky

Shillito Park in Lexington, KY is very nice. There was a lot of Disc Golf being played in the park and a community pool just beyond the trees from the picnic shelter. There’s a large walking track and many beautiful … Continue reading

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Keeneland Thoroughbreds

Friday the 13th was a great day to spend at Keeneland Throughbred Race Track in Lexington, Kentucky. Most suspicions say that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day. Well, not for me! I had a wonderful day betting on the horses. … Continue reading

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Monticello Sky

  Traveling through Monticello, Kentucky a frequent trip I make once or twice a week, I see this. Every time I’m there, the sky seems more beautiful than previous trips so I thought I’d take a few random shots. Many … Continue reading

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Cherokee, North Carolina

Cherokee, North Carolina is a very beautiful place to visit. The scenery is breathtaking. If you’re ever in the town, make sure you stop and visit their zoo. It’s small, but truly amazing and the people there are very nice … Continue reading

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*Coming Soon*

Spring time is near and travel time is just around the corner. So far, I have reserved seats at Keeneland Thoroughbred Race Track in April a visit to the Kentucky Reptile Zoo in May and that should be quite educating. Plus, … Continue reading

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76 Falls Albany, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. 76 Falls in Albany Kentucky is absolutely beautiful. The area is small but breathtaking. Walking down a flight of stairs and over a bridge the view was absolutely … Continue reading

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Beaver Creek Monticello, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Beaver Creek Resort is located near the southern tip of Lake Cumberland in South Central Kentucky, only a few miles from Monticello. Typically the lake consists of a jagged 1,255-mile shoreline and surface … Continue reading

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Antioch (Burnside) Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. A little piece of heaven in Antioch, Kentucky will literally take your breath away. I can honestly say these pictures don’t do this place justice. It is so … Continue reading

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Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing Lexington, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Recently, I went to Keeneland with my parents and had a blast betting on the horses. Of course I spent too much money, but in the end I … Continue reading

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Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River near Jamestown Kentucky

There seems to be a lot of information out there on the Wolf Creek Dam Project. One of the articles describes the concern of neighboring towns should the dam break in lieu of a speedy repair. Others talk about the … Continue reading

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Cherokee, North Carolina

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. My husband and I took a trip to Cherokee, North Carolina this summer. It was raining hard that day, but the scenery was so beautiful neither one of us … Continue reading

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Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park London, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. “Kentucky’s Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park, located just south of London, Kentucky, is dedicated to the early pioneer spirit of all the men and women who braved the perils … Continue reading

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. This past weekend my husband and I visited Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. We rented a cabin that seemed to be above the clouds. It was amazing. The mountains rolled on … Continue reading

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