Category Archives: Vacation

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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Bethany Beach Delaware

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post.         The boardwalk was amazing. This is a very nice beach. It stretches alone the ocean front connecting two other beaches Ocean City Maryland and … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. A recent trip to Puerto Rico left me mesmerized. The beautiful beaches that surround the island with a touch of amazing history that follows. Seeing photography and actually … 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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Beautiful Places in Science Hill, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Small wonders are found in the smallest places. Riding through the countryside on our motorcycles my husband and I came across this beautiful yet small piece of beauty.  One … Continue reading

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Bee Rock Campground in Southeastern Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Bee Rock was once a haven for wild honey bees. When the bees became a threat, the locals used dynamite to destroy the bees’ home. Legend has it that … Continue reading

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Herrington Marina Lancaster, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Herrington Marina (Idler’s Cove) is located in Lancaster, Kentucky. The lake is 35 miles long with plenty of room for tubing, skiing, fishing and best of all boating! Idler’s … Continue reading

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Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Jamestown, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. “Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery was constructed in 1975. This is one of the most recently constructed hatcheries in the federal hatchery system. This station currently produces approximately 1,000,000 … Continue reading

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Sinking Valley Winery Plato, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Nestled in the mountains of South Central Kentucky you can find this small hometown winery. Years ago Zane & Amy Burton decided to follow tradition and keep the family … Continue reading

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Conley Bottom Resort Monticello, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Conley Bottom Resort is located in Monticello, Kentucky.  Here you can experience a fun filled vacation on a beautiful lake. This marina is one of the most accessible marina … Continue reading

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Burnside Marina Burnside, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Burnside Marina is located in Burnside, Kentucky. The marina is known best for its houseboat vacations near Somerset, Kentucky. The marina is a full service facility offering many things like … Continue reading

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Mill Springs Park, Mill Springs, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. In the 1700’s hunters and explorers found a place with excellent springs near a beautiful waterfall. There are 13 springs flowing from the hillside. In 1817 settlers in the … Continue reading

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Lake Cumberland Somerset, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Lake Cumberland is one of the largest man-made lakes in the nation. It was formed in the 1950s when a large part of the Cumberland River was dammed. Lake … Continue reading

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Yahoo Falls in Whitley City, Kentucky

Click on image to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Yahoo Falls is located in Whitley City, Kentucky in the Big South Fork area. The National Park Service claims that Yahoo Falls is Kentucky’s highest waterfall at 113 feet. The … Continue reading

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