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Welcome to Kentucky! We're glad you've chosen the Bluegrass State for your visit. You'll find natural beauty, from the lake region in the west to the scenic mountains in the east. There are plenty of opportunities for you to see and experience the "Unbridled Spirit" and adventure that distinguishes Kentucky and its people. Besides the natural wonders, there are interesting places to visit such as horse farms, bourbon distilleries, wineries and state parks along with great food, arts and entertainment in cities and towns across the Commonwealth. We hope you enjoy your visit to Kentucky. We're glad you're here. Sincerely, Steven L. Beshear Governor

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Kentucky Travel Guide is a complete guide to Kentucky attractions, special events, lodging, restaurants, shopping, campgrounds, marinas, golf courses and other facilities. Kentucky stretches 425 miles east to west and 182 miles north to south. Its 120 counties ſll 40,395 square miles. There are 51 state parks and historic sites and six national areas which can be enjoyed by Kentucky travelers. Kentucky, a state with a uniquely diverse geography, is divided into four color-coded sections in this guide: North Central, Western, Eastern and South Central. Within the four sections are 9 regions divided into 36 travel areas with listings for the major cities in each area. Attractions are listed under the nearest city. Each of the four sections is introduced with a map showing the regions and travel areas in that section as well as the counties included in each travel area. Maps of each of the 36 travel areas illustrate the locations of the cities in the area. The Table of Contents identiſes the regions and travel areas in Kentucky Travel Guide. An Index is also provided for locating cities, parks, attractions, events and other facilities. "Information" listings are included for each city as a source of additional information about the city and the surrounding area. These listings are indicated by a ■.

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Kentucky’s Appalachians 23 Morehead/ Mt. Sterling Area 24 Ashland Area 25 Paintsville/ Prestonburg Area 26 Pikeville Area Kentucky’s Daniel Boone Country 27 Red River Gorge Area 28 Hazard/ Buckhorn Lake Area 29 Middlesboro/ Cumberland Gap Area 30 Corbin/ Cumberland Falls/ Williamsburg Area 31 London/ Laurel Lake Area

Kentucky’s Southern Shorelines 32 Somerset/ Lake Cumberland/ Big South Fork Area 33 Jamestown/ Lake Cumberland/ Dale Hollow Lake Area 34 Green River Lake Area Kentucky’s Cave Country 35 Mammoth Cave/ Glasgow Area 36 Bowling Green Area

Bourbon, Horses & History Region 1 Louisville Area 2 Bardstown Area 3 Hodgenville Area 4 Elizabethtown Area Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region 5 Frankfort Area 6 Georgetown/ Paris Area 7 Lexington Area 8 Winchester Area 9 Richmond/Berea Area 10 Harrodsburg / Danville Area Northern Kentucky River Region 11 Carrollton Area 12 Northern Kentucky Area 13 Maysville Area

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1 LOUISVILLE AREA ............... 10 Louisville .................................... 10 Brooks/Shepherdsville ............... 18 Bedford/Milton ........................... 19 La Grange/Crestwood ............... 19 New Castle ................................ 20 Shelbyville ................................. 20 Taylorsville................................. 21 2 BARDSTOWN AREA............. 21 Bardstown.................................. 21 Lebanon..................................... 24 Loretto ....................................... 24 Springfield.................................. 25 3 HODGENVILLE AREA .......... 26 Hodgenville ................................ 26 4 ELIZABETHTOWN AREA ..... 27 Elizabethtown ............................ 27 Glendale .................................... 28 Radcliff/Ft. Knox ........................ 28 West Point ................................. 29 Brandenburg .............................. 29 Hardinsburg/Cloverport/Irvington . 30 Leitchfield .................................. 30

14 OWENSBORO/ HENDERSON AREA ........... 62 Owensboro ................................ 62 Henderson ................................. 63 Hawesville/Lewisport ................. 64 15 LAKE MALONE AREA ....... 64 Central City ................................ 64 Greenville/Dunmor..................... 65 Calhoun ..................................... 65 Hartford/Rosine/Beaver Dam .... 66 16 MADISONVILLE AREA ....... 67 Madisonville ............................... 67 Hanson ...................................... 67 Dawson Springs ........................ 68 Dixon/Providence ...................... 68 Morganfield/Sturgis.................... 69

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5 FRANKFORT AREA .............. 31 Frankfort .................................... 31 Lawrenceburg ............................ 33 6 GEORGETOWN/ PARIS AREA ......................... 34 Georgetown ............................... 34 Paris .......................................... 35 Carlisle....................................... 36 Cynthiana .................................. 36 7 LEXINGTON AREA ............... 37 Lexington ................................... 37 Nicholasville............................... 40 Wilmore ..................................... 41 Midway ...................................... 41 Versailles ................................... 42 8 WINCHESTER AREA ............ 43 Winchester................................. 43 9 RICHMOND/ BEREA AREA ........................ 44 Richmond .................................. 44 Berea ......................................... 45 10 HARRODSBURG/ DANVILLE AREA ................ 47 Harrodsburg............................... 47 Danville ...................................... 48 Perryville .................................... 49 Lancaster ................................... 49 Stanford ..................................... 49 Northern Ky. River Region

11 CARROLLTON AREA ......... 50 Carrollton ................................... 50 Owenton .................................... 52 Warsaw/Sparta .......................... 52 12 NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA ................................... 52 Covington .................................. 52 Ft. Mitchell/Erlanger................... 53 Newport ..................................... 54 Florence..................................... 54 Dry Ridge/Williamstown............. 56 Falmouth.................................... 56 13 MAYSVILLE AREA .............. 57 Maysville .................................... 57 Washington................................ 58 Augusta ..................................... 58 Flemingsburg ............................. 59 Mt. Olivet ................................... 59 Vanceburg ................................. 59

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17 HOPKINSVILLE AREA ........ 69 Hopkinsville ............................... 69 Oak Grove ................................. 70 Elkton......................................... 71 18 CADIZ/ LAKE BARKLEY AREA ...... 71 Cadiz ......................................... 71 Golden Pond.............................. 73 Princeton ................................... 73 19 LAKES AREA ...................... 75 Eddyville .................................... 75 Kuttawa...................................... 76 Grand Rivers ............................. 76 Marion........................................ 77 20 MURRAY/KENTUCKY LAKE AREA......................... 77 Gilbertsville/Calvert City ............ 77 Benton ....................................... 78 Aurora ........................................ 79 Murray ....................................... 80 New Concord ............................. 80 21 MAYFIELD AREA/GREAT RIVER ROAD REGION ........ 81 Mayfield ..................................... 81 Clinton ....................................... 81 Fulton......................................... 82 Hickman..................................... 82 22 PADUCAH AREA ................ 82 Paducah .................................... 82 Bardwell ..................................... 84 Wickliffe ..................................... 85 EASTERN KENTUCKY TOURIST INFORMATION SOURCES. ..... 86 Kentucky's Appalachians

23 MOREHEAD/ MT. STERLING AREA ......... 88 Morehead .................................. 88 Mt. Sterling ................................ 89 Owingsville/Salt Lick .................. 90 Frenchburg ................................ 91 West Liberty............................... 91 24 ASHLAND AREA ................. 92 Ashland...................................... 92 Greenup..................................... 93 Grayson ..................................... 94 Olive Hill .................................... 94 Louisa ........................................ 95 Sandy Hook ............................... 96 25 PAINTSVILLE/ PRESTONSBURG AREA .... 96 Paintsville .................................. 96 Prestonsburg ............................. 98 Inez ............................................ 99 Salyersville ................................ 99

26 PIKEVILLE/ BREAKS AREA ................. 100 Pikeville ................................... 100 Elkhorn City ............................. 100 Ky.'s Daniel Boone Country

27 RED RIVER GORGE AREA . 101 Slade ....................................... 101 Stanton/Clay City ..................... 102 Campton .................................. 103 Beattyville ................................ 103 Booneville ................................ 104 Irvine ........................................ 104 Jackson ................................... 105 28 HAZARD/BUCKHORN LAKE AREA....................... 105 Hazard ..................................... 105 Hindman .................................. 106 Hyden ...................................... 107 Whitesburg .............................. 107 29 MIDDLESBORO/CUMBERLAND GAP AREA.............. 108 Middlesboro ............................. 108 Pineville ................................... 108 Cumberland/Benham/Lynch .... 109 Harlan ...................................... 110 30 CORBIN/CUMBERLAND FALLS/WILLIAMSBURG AREA ................................. 110 Corbin ...................................... 110 Williamsburg ............................ 112 Barbourville.............................. 113 31 LONDON/ LAUREL LAKE AREA ....... 113 London..................................... 113 Manchester .............................. 114 McKee ..................................... 115 Renfro Valley/Mt. Vernon ........ 115 SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY INFORMATION SOURCES .... 116 Ky.'s Southern Shorelines

32 SOMERSET/LAKE CUMBERLAND/BIG SOUTH FORK AREA ...................... 118 Somerset ................................. 118 Burnside .................................. 119 Stearns/Whitley City ................ 119 33 JAMESTOWN/LAKE CUMBERLAND/DALE HOLLOW LAKE AREA...... 120 Jamestown .............................. 120 Russell Springs........................ 121 Monticello ................................ 123 Albany...................................... 123 Burkesville ............................... 123 34 GREEN RIVER LAKE AREA ................................. 124 Campbellsville ......................... 124 Columbia ................................. 125 Greensburg.............................. 126 Liberty ...................................... 126 Kentucky's Cave Country

35 MAMMOTH CAVE/ GLASGOW AREA ............. 127 Brownsville/Mammoth Cave .... 127 Horse Cave/Munfordville ......... 128 Cave City/Park City ................. 129 Edmonton ................................ 130 Glasgow................................... 130 Scottsville ................................ 131 Tompkinsville/Fountain Run/ Gamaliel ................................. 132 36 BOWLING GREEN AREA . 132 Bowling Green ......................... 132 Franklin .................................... 135 Morgantown ............................. 135 Russellville............................... 136 Auburn ..................................... 136 Index ........................................ 137 5


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Bed Breakfasts Ì Eagle Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast 118 Springfield Rd., Bloomfield, KY 40008 Phone: 502.252.7111 Guest Rooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6 Rates: $115 - $150 Website: www.historiceaglehillmanorbb.com Email: eaglehillmanor@bellsouth.net Historic Eagle Hill Manor is a Victorian “Painted Lady” which was built in 1899 by the Batcheldor brothers for Mr. Addison Humphrey, a prominent landowner. It has been completely restored and updated, retaining its old southern charm with its warm, natural woodwork, hardwood floors and original indoor wooden shutters. A homey back porch with swing where one can enjoy flower gardens and listen to native songbirds beckon you to relax. A large front porch with gazebos on either end is furnished with wicker furniture and a swing. It is a lovely place to relax, reflect, or enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Eagle Hill Manor is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and is a Kentucky Landmark Home. Come and enjoy our historic home.

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Four Seasons Country Inn 4107 Scottsville Rd., Glasgow, KY 42141 Phone: 270.678.1000 Guest Rooms: 21 Bathrooms: 21 Rates: $79 - $130 Website: www.fourseasonscountryinn.com Email: fourseasonsinn@msn.com Stay with us at the Four Seasons and enjoy countryside tranquility. Soon you’ll be feeling as if you’ve come home—even if you’ve never lived in the country. Nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Kentucky, our Victorian-style inn is traditional in architecture and decor, yet fully equipped with up-to-date amenities and conveniences with all bed and breakfast accommodations! Located in the heart of Barren County, we are open year round and offer seasonal rates and specials throughout the year to reward our customers.

Old Talbott Tavern Bed & Breakfast 107 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004 Phone: 502.348.3494 or 1.800.4Tavern Guest Rooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5 Rates: Sun-Thurs. $65 - $109 Fri-Sat. $76 - $120 Website: www.talbotts.com Email: talbott@bardstown.com Each of the five rooms is named after someone famous, or infamous, who has visited the Tavern. All rooms are furnished in period antiques and include modern luxuries such as private bath, cable TV, refrigerator, coffee maker, telephone and data port. Wifi available. During the weekend, the Talbott Tavern becomes a spirited place until 1:30 am with live entertainmnent in the world’s oldest bourbon bar.

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Tourism Information Sources By Region Bourbon, Horses & History Region.............................................................Areas 1-4 Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city and the 16th largest U.S. city, offers riverboat cruises, distillery tours, historic homes and thoroughbred horseracing. For arts and entertainment, the Kentucky Center and Louisville’s theatres, museums and galleries are among the ſnest in the country. My Old Kentucky Home and the historic inns and cathedrals in Bardstown are ſlled with the ƀavor of Kentucky’s earliest years. Hodgenville and Elizabethtown boast the birthplace and heritage of Abraham Lincoln, our nation’s 16th president. There are ſve state parks in the region. BARDSTOWN/NELSON CO. TOURIST COMMISSION BRECKINRIDGE CO. TOURISM BULLITT CO. WELCOME CENTER ELIZABETHTOWN TOURISM & CONVENTION BUREAU GLENDALE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION GRAYSON CO. TOURISM COMMISSION HARRISON CO. CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU HENRY CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LARUE CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LEBANON TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION LOUISVILLE CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU MEADE CO. TOURISM OLDHAM CO. TOURISM RADCLIFF/FT. KNOX TOURISM & CONVENTION COMMISSION SHELBY CO. WELCOME CENTER

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Lexington’s Bluegrass Region................................................................Areas 5-10 The Kentucky Horse Park and neatly fenced bluegrass farms are unmatched by any other sight in the world. The area is rich in history, from the ſrst permanent Kentucky settlement, Fort Harrod in Harrodsburg, to Danville, the ſrst state capital, to Frankfort, the present capital. The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea showcases the area’s arts and crafts. The region also boasts ten state parks and historic sites. ANDERSON CO. TOURISM COMMISSION BEREA WELCOME CENTER CAPITAL INFORMATION DESK CARLISLE/NICHOLAS CO. TOURISM CYNTHIANA/HARRISON CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DANVILLE/BOYLE CO. CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU FRANKFORT/FRANKLIN CO. TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION GARRARD CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GEORGETOWN/SCOTT CO. TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER HARRODSBURG/MERCER CO. TOURIST COMMISSION LEXINGTON CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU LINCOLN CO. OFFICE OF TOURISM NICHOLASVILLE TOURISM COMMISSION PARIS/BOURBON CO. TOURISM COMMISSION RICHMOND TOURISM DEPARTMENT WILMORE TOURISM COUNCIL WINCHESTER/CLARK CO. TOURISM COMMISSION WOODFORD CO. TOURIST COMMISSION

Northern Kentucky River Region...........................................................Areas 11-13 The Ohio River culture is preserved in the Northern Kentucky metropolitan area, just across the river from Cincinnati. The top attractions include riverboats, quaint river towns, an entertainment complex with a state-of-the-art aquarium and a NASCAR track. Most of the state’s remaining covered bridges, several lakes and three state parks are found in this region. AUGUSTA TOURISM OFFICE CARROLLTON/CARROLL CO. TOURISM & CONVENTION COMMISSION CITY OF NEWPORT FLEMING CO. TOURISM GALLATIN CO. TOURISM GRANT CO. TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION LEWIS CO. TOURISM MAYSVILLE/MASON CO. CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU NORTHERN KY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU OLD WASHINGTON VISITORS CENTER OWEN CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PENDLETON CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ROBERTSON CO. TOURISM COMMISSION VANCEBURG VISITOR CENTER

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Airports Bowman Field, I-264 & Taylorsville Rd. General aviation. 3200 ft. runway. Clark County Airport, 7000 Airport Dr., Sellersburg, IN. 7 miles north of Louisville. General aviation. 5,500 ft. runway. Louisville International Airport, bordered by I-65 & I-264. Commercial airport. 6 airlines. Visitors Center.

State Park E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park 3000 Freys Hill Rd., off Westport Rd. Open year-round. 544 acres. Park Features: Outdoor Olympic pool, all-purpose bldg., picnic shelters, organized recreational program year-round, radio-control airfield, archery, softball, soccer, tennis, bicycle Moto-cross track, fitness trail, nature trail, off-leash dog park, cross country course, playgrounds, community garden, Sawyer Hayes Community Center. Tennis: 12 courts. Special Park Events: Pickleball Tournament, Jan. 24-25. Irish Classic 5K, Mar. 15. Goose Creek 5K, Apr. 12. Triathalon, Aug. 2.

Lake McNeely Lake, Cooper Chapel Rd., 15 mi. S. of Louisville. 51 acres. Built 1953. Fishing (bluegill, largemouth bass, green sunfish, redear sunfish, longear sunfish, black crappie, yellow bullhead, channel catfish), picnicking, paved ramp. Electric motors only. Use of shad for bait prohibited. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Louisville Pop. 741,096, Kentucky's largest city, 16th largest U.S. city. Jefferson County seat, est. 1780. Greater Louisville, including Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham & Shelby counties in Ky. & Clark, Floyd & Harrison counties in Ind., pop. 1,035,975. I-65, I-71 & I-64, on the Ohio River. Named for King Louis XVI of France, Louisville was founded by Gen. George Rogers Clark & it's city charter was signed by Thomas Jefferson, then the governor of Va., on May 1, 1780. Louisville is well known as the home of the Kentucky Derby & the Belle of Louisville. Wet. Eastern Time.

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n HARRISON COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 310 N. Elm St., Corydon, IN. Plan your getaway to Historic Corydon, Harrison Co. Just a short drive from Louisville, KY. Enjoy history, caves, wineries, gaming and outdoor recreation. Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun.

Jefferson Memorial Forest, off I-65, I-265 exit 6, KY 1065, near Fairdale. 6,191 forested acres, hiking, fishing, camping, picnicking, educational program, meeting facilities. 8 am-dusk. Visitor Center Mon.-Sat. 8:30-4, Sun. 10-3. Louisville Metro Parks,120 parks totaling over 13,000 acres. Facilities include golf courses, tennis courts, pools, exercise tracks, sports fields, outdoor theatres, fishing lakes, campgrounds, nature preserves, historic properties & an urban forest. A system of 18 city parks & 6 connecting parkways were designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted in the early 1890s. Louisville Waterfront Park, 129 E. River Rd., 85+ acre public park located on the Ohio River in downtown Louisville. This nationally acclaimed park features over 120 events each year, and includes The Big Four Pedestrian Bridge, The Lincoln Memorial, Riverside Park and the Belle of Louisville. The Parklands of Floyds Fork, Gene Snyder Fwy., between Shelbyville and Bardstown Rds. A world-class addition to Louisvilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parks system that includes four major parks linked by a park drive, a first-rate urban trail system, and a remarkable water trail, all tracing Floyds Fork, a classic Kentucky stream.

Points of Interest American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Ave. Museum exhibits relating to education of the blind. Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30, Sat. 10-3. Free. Guided factory/museum tours Mon.-Thurs.10 & 2. Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Rd. Independent Catholic University founded 1950. Co-ed, liberal arts. 135 acre campus. Enrolls 3,000. Home of the Thomas Merton Center. Belle of Louisville, Downtown Louisville Wharf, 4th St. & River Rd. This Natl. Historic Landmark is the oldest steam-driven paddle wheeler of her kind in the country & will be 100 yrs. old in Oct. 2014. Some cruises feature a delicious lunch or dinner buffet for the whole

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Bourbon, Horses & History Region family to enjoy. Lunch $35, senior $34, child (3-12) $25; Dinner $43, senior $42, child (3-12) $27; Sightseeing $21, senior $20, child (312) $12. Children 2 & under free. Reservations required 48 hrs. in advance for lunch or dinner. A $1 port charge is added to each ticket. Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave. Dedicated 1848. 300 acres with lakes & beautiful memorials. Graves of George Rogers Clark & Col. Harland Sanders. Daily 8-4:45. Guided tours available. No trailers or buses. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, KY 245, I-65 exit 112, As KY's Official State Arboretum, Bernheim features over 14,000 acres of wildlife sanctuary, a landscaped arboretum and a visitor center with open, airy design combining the latest “green” construction unlike any structure in the region. Bernheim offers many opportunities to enjoy and learn about nature. Bullitt County History Museum, 300 S. Buckman St. Housed in the Bullitt County Courthouse, the museum features displays from early pioneer salt making and iron smelting to modern day distribution, warehouse printing and manufacturing. Churchill Downs, 700 Central Ave. at S. 4th St. The oldest continuously operated thoroughbred racetrack in the U.S. since 1875 & a Natl. Historic Landmark. The first Kentucky Derby was held in May 1875. The grandstand, with its trademark Twin Spires, was built in 1895. Spring Race Meet, Apr. 27-June 30, Fall Race Meet, Sept. 3-Oct. 3, Oct. 27-Nov. 30. The Kentucky Derby is run at Churchill Downs on the 1st Sat. in May. Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, 528 W. Main St. Immersive tours, exhibits, videos, tasting room & gift shop celebrating the legacy of Ky.'s 1st distiller, Evan Williams. Falls of the Ohio National Wildlife Conservation Area, Ohio River. The only falls on the Ohio River. A 387 million year old fossil reef extends across the river forming a series of rapids.The drop of 26 ft. in 3 mi. made the river impassable until the construction of the Portland Canal in 1830. The fossil bed can be viewed from Falls of the Ohio State Park in Clarksville, IN. Interpretive Center open Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas. Adm. $5. Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium, University of Louisville, Cardinal Blvd. Family astronomy & space science features, Friday night laser music shows, current sky presentations. Public shows Fri. 8 pm-midnight, Sat. 1-4 pm. Adm. $8. Glassworks, 815 W. Market St. A multi-use facility dedicated to the art of glass featuring 2 working glass studios, 2 glass galleries, a walk-in workshop, daily tours, events spaces, commercial spaces, and much more! Studio tours Mon.-Sat. Hawks View Gallery and Café, 170 Carter Ave. Hand-blown Kentucky Crafted glass art , specializing in affordable gifts. Gallery, gift shop, and free tours. Continue watching the process on the large flat screen, live feed monitor while dining in the Hawks View Café.

Henry's Ark, 7801 Rose Island Rd., Prospect. Exotic & domestic animals. Tues.-Sun. 10-6, gates close at 5:30. Donations. Jim Beam American Stillhouse, KY 245, I-65 exit 112 Mon.-Sat. 9 -5:30. At the gateway to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, this 200-year-old landmark features the fascinating art of bourbon making as well as the history of the First Family of Bourbon. From moonshine to modern manufacturing, you will gain a new appreciation for our nation’s only native spirit. Tastings available to visitors 21 and older. Location in Clermont. Take I-65 to exit 112, then 1.25 miles on KY 245 to Happy Hollow Rd. Guided tours are free. Kart Kountry Go-Cart & Miniature Golf, I-65 exit 117, Family entertainment at the largest & longest go-cart track in the country. Go-cart riding, baseball & softball batting cage, bumper boats, arcade games, and mini-golf. Kentucky Exposition Center, I-65 & I-264. Ky.'s largest all-purpose facility with over 1.2 million sq. ft. of indoor, contiguous, climate- controlled space. 6th largest facility of its kind in the U.S. Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 4th St. 200,000 sq. ft. exhibit space for trade shows, conventions, meetings, concerts, 30,000 sq. ft. ballroom & 50 breakout rooms. Kentucky Kingdom, at the intersection of I-65 and I-264. Opening in May 2014. A totally revamped Kentucky Kingdom with all your favorite classics, plus seven exciting new rides. A big new area features eight new water rides and attractions, additional beach chairs and lounging areas, and private cabanas to rent. Kentucky Science Center & IMAX Theatre, 727 W. Main St. 40,000 sq. ft. of hands-on exhibits & a 4-story IMAX Theatre. The World Around Us, a permanent exhibit that brings natural and earth sciences to life, The World Within Us, The World We Create & KidZone. Adm. $13, children 2-12 $11, IMAX film $7. Sun.-Thurs. 9:30-5, Fri.-Sat. 9:30-9. Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25. KentuckyShow!, Kentucky Center, Tues.-Sat. 11-4 on the hr., Sun. 1-4. KFC Yum! Center, 1 Arena Plaza. Multi-purpose arena on the banks of the Ohio River. Home to University of Louisville men's & women's basketball, concerts, conventions, meetings, family shows, ice shows & sporting events. Lazer Blaze, 4121 Shelbyville Rd. Home to world class laser tag, the most up to date arcade in Louisville, and an exciting mini golf course. They also house the ILTA Museum of Laser Tag in the First Contact Cafe'. Louisville Extreme Park, 531 Franklin St. one of the nation's nicest skate parks with 40,000 sq ft of outdoor concrete skating surface. Open 24 hours a day. Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St. Est. 1816. 1,264,578 books, Kentucky Collection. Continuous rotating exhibits in Bernheim Gallery. Statues of Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin & George D. Prentice. Mon.-Thurs. 9-9, Fri.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5.

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LOUISVILLE MEGA CAVERN 1841 Taylor Ave. Featuring Mega Zips, all underground ziplines & adventure tour featuring 5 underground ziplines, including a fun filled dual racing zip, 3 challenge bridges that test your skill, balance & mettle, a certified zip guide to lead your 2.5 hr. adventure into 17 mi. of underground passageways beneath Louisville. Unlike anything you have seen before! For a more relaxing adventure, take the 1 hr. 10 min. historic tram tour & learn about the geology, history, mining techniques, recycling & green building technology of this man-made cavern & why it was once a top secret in the U.S. Experience Mega Quest, a new ropes course adventure for all ages. Nov. & Dec. the tram shuts down & the cavern is transformed into an annual underground holiday light show allowing vehicles to drive inside. www.LouisvilleMegaCavern. com 502.855.3582. See Ad.

H LOUISVILLE PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY 1044 Alta Vista Rd. Est. 1853, moved to the present 67 acre campus in 1963. Enrolls 230. Gardencourt mansion houses The Louisville Institute & Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Laws Lodge Conference Center offers accommodations & meeting space. Includes 14 acres of Frederick Law Olmsted gardens. www.lpts.edu. 502.895.3411. 800.264.1839.

H THE LOUISVILLE ZOO Enjoy wild adventures year-round amongst more than 1,500 exotic animals in beautiful, naturalistic habitats set in an amazing 134 acre botanical garden. The newest exhibit, the award-winning, arcticthemed Glacier Run, is modeled after a town on the edge of the arctic wilderness & is home to three polar bears & a family of three grizzly bears. Also in Glacier Run, the Seal & Sea Lion exhibit includes daily demonstrations. Be immersed in gorillas “in the round” at the award- winning Gorilla Forest featuring Western lowland gorillas & patas monkeys. At Lorikeet Landing you can get nose-to-beak with colorful Australian parrots as they land on you in the open walkthrough aviary. Louie, the rare white alligator, offers a unique look at an animal that would not survive in the wild. The Islands exhibit features orangutans, siamangs, tapirs, Sumatran tigers, babirusa & an array of rare island birds. Experience an encounter with wallaroos & wallabies at Wallaroo Walkabout & watch Amur tigers being trained at Tiger Tundra. Escape from the heat at the Papa John’s Splash Park at Glacier Run. Enjoy gift shops, indoor & outdoor cafes, a petting zoo, an antique carousel, train, tram & playgrounds. Open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day. Sept.-midMar. 10-4 (exit by 5), mid- Mar.-Labor Day 10-5 (exit by 6). Adults (12-59) $15.95, seniors (60+), children (3-11) $11.50, children (2 and under) free. Prices subject to change without notice. Special group rates & facilities available for 15 or more. Some attractions seasonal. I-264 exit 14 to 1100 Trevilian Way. www.louisvillezoo. org 502.459.2181. See Ad. McAlpine Locks & Dam, N. 27th St. One of only two sites on the Ohio River with twin 1,200 ft. lock chambers. Newly renovated visitor area open 8-5. Free. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Private Henry B. Mattingly burial site, Lebanon Junction Cemetary, KY 61, I-65 exit 105. A congressional Medal of Honor Private Henry B. Mattingly was awarded the Nation’s highest military honor by President Abraham Lincoln for his services during the Civil War. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2825 Lexington Rd. Founded 1859, moved to Louisville 1877. Enrolls 4,072. 75 acres. Includes Boyce College, undergraduate studies. Spalding University, 845 S. 3rd St. Est. 1814. Private 4 yr. college. Enrolls 2,500. Historic 1851 Whitestone Mansion preserved in administration building. Mon.-Fri. 8:30-5. Spirit of Jefferson, downtown Louisville Wharf, 4th St. & River Rd. The Belle of Louisville's sister ship offers a variety of cruises on the Ohio River. Lunch $35, senior $34, child (3-12) $25; Dinner $43, senior $42, child (3-12) $27; Sightseeing $21, senior $20, child (312) $12. Children 2 & under free. Reservations required 48 hrs. in advance for lunch & dinner. A $1 port charge is added to each ticket. Sullivan University, 3101 Bardstown Rd. Est. 1962. Enrolls 3,500. Associate, Bachelors & Masters degrees. Natl. Center for Hospitality Studies. University of Louisville, Belknap Campus, 2301 S. 3rd St. Chartered 1798. Enrolls 21,000, 11 schools & colleges including law, medicine, arts, education & business. On the steps of Grawemeyer Hall is an original casting of Rodin's "The Thinker." Urban Bourbon Trail, located around downtown Louisville, the trail consists of “the world’s best bourbon bars,” all of which must serve at least 50 different kinds of bourbon. The establishments on the Urban Bourbon Trail vary from historic hotels to cosmopolitan “scenes” where urban trend-setters make retro drinks. There are two ways to travel it – with a printed booklet-style passport (Visitors Center) or an electronic version (download iPhone or Android app). Waterfront Park, Ohio River waterfront, downtown. Playgrounds, waterplay area, boat docks, amphitheatre, Great Lawn, water feature, walking paths, tree groves & overlooks. Concerts, festivals & other special events. ZacharyTaylor National Cemetery, 4701 Brownsboro Rd.This Natl. Historic Landmark includes the graves of President Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), 12th President of the U.S., his wife, & thousands of U.S. veterans & their dependents.

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Bourbon, Horses & History Region Museums 21c Museum Hotel, 700 W. Main St. Nestled in historic downtown Louisville, 21c Museum Hotel is a 90-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, award-winning restaurant and cultural civic center. Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. 3rd St. Est. 1884. Headquartered in the Ferguson Mansion, built in 1905. Museum, non-circulating library & special collections, including maps, photographs, portraits, genealogical materials & manuscripts. Library Mon.-Fri. 9-5. 1st Sat. 9-4, research fee $10. Mansion & museum Mon.-Fri. 10-4, free. Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main St. The museum takes visitors on a journey through 1,000 yrs. with interactive displays, daily sword fighting & costumed performers. Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5. Adm. $10.50. Jeffersontown Historical Museum, 10635 Watterson Tr., Jeffersontown. Artifacts depicting the history of Jeffersontown. Rotating exhibits of folk dolls. Mon.-Fri. 10-5. Free. Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Programs, exhibits, and activities that celebrate the rich heritage of African Americans in Kentucky and surrounding regions. Mon.-Fri. 9-5. Free.

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Churchill Downs & Gift Shop available daily. www.derbymuseum. org 502.637.1111. See Ad. Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, 715 W. Main St. 3 ďŹ&#x201A;oors of exhibition space promoting art & craft from Ky., the nation & the world. Museum shop. Tues.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.-Sun. 11-5. Adm. $6. The Little Loomhouse, 328 Kenwood Hill Rd. Natl. Reg. Cabins house Kentucky coverlet information & samples, spinning wheels, looms, textile displays, weaving studio & gift shop. Tues.-Thurs. & 3rd Sat. 10-3:30. Tour $5. Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, 800 W. Main St. Renovated museum & award-winning baseball bat factory tour. Guests receive FREE souvenir mini-bat at end of tour. Interactive exhibits. Historic memorabilia. World's Biggest Bat. Expanded museum store. Batting cages. Mon.- Sat. 9-5, Sun. 11-5.

H MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER 144 N.6th St.(between Main St.& River Rd.) Award-winning downtown attraction & cultural center inspired by the ideals of Muhammad Ali. Interactive exhibits, historical media footage, five-screen orientation theater film, hands-on boxing fun, art galleries, retail store, many amenities. Open Tues.-Sun. alicenter.org 502.584.9254. See Ad, Page 14.

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National Society Sons of the American Revolution, 1000 S. 4th St. Headquarters & museum. Revolutionary era exhibits. Genealogical Research Library, 809 W. Main St. Mon.-Fri. 9:30-4:30. Free. Portland Museum, 2308 Portland Ave. Light & sound show, "Portland: The Land, the River & the People," arts & humanities gallery, video documentaries of the 1937 flood & more. Tues.-Thurs. 10-4:30. Adm.$7.

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Christ Church Cathedral, 421 S. 2nd St. City's oldest house of worship, built 1822. Episcopal cathedral since 1894. Sun. Eucharist 8:15 & 10 am. Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, 1420 St. James Ct. This 1895 Victorian mansion in Old Louisville showcases early 1900s lifestyle and craftsmanship. Coming January 2014: Louisville and the Great War exhibit. This exhibit will explore Louisville’s role in World War I. Tours Wed.-Sun. 1 & 3. Adults $10, seniors $6, and students $4. Farmington Historic Plantation, 3033 Bardstown Rd. Completed in 1816, Farmington was the center of a 550 acre hemp plantation owned by the Speed family & sustained by nearly 60 slaves. Grounds open daily 10-5. Tours of house $9. Historic Old Louisville, surrounding Central Park, between I-65 to the east, 7th St. to the west, W. Breckenridge St. to the north & Cardinal Blvd. to the south. 3rd largest National Preservation District & largest collection of Victorian mansions in the U.S. including 48 city blocks & 1,400 homes.

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Historic Buildings Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. 5th St. Dedicated in 1852, restoration completed 1994. Masses Mon.-Fri. noon, Sat. 5:30, Sun. 9:30, noon & 5:30. Free audio tour.

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561 Blankenbaker Ln. (between Brownsboro & River Rds.) Set on 55 acres, Locust Grove tells the story of those who lived & worked there in the early years of the nation. Built in the 1790s by William & Lucy Croghan, the farm was also home to Lucy's brother, Revolutionary War hero, Gen. George Rogers Clark. The restored interior of the original house reflects the taste & wealth of the Croghans. Vivid paint colors, handmade wallpapers, floor coverings & textiles illustrate how elegant life could be at the edge of the frontier. Visitors Center with exhibits & museum store. Partially hndcp. acc. See website for special events. Open daily year-round 10-4:30; Sun. 1-4:30. Adults $8, seniors $7, children $4, under 6 free, group rates. www. locustgrove.org 502.897.9845. Louisville City Hall, 601 W. Jefferson St. This Italianate/Second Empire building completed in 1873 has a clock tower & sculptures of horses, pigs & cows on the facade. Main Street Visitors Center, 627 Main St.Main Street Cultural District, 600-800 W. Main St. A large collection of elaborate 19th century cast iron facades, art galleries, museums & restaurants. Home to many of Louisville's performing arts groups. Metro Hall, 531 W. Jefferson St. Greek Revival, designed 1835-36 by Gideon Shryock as the Jefferson Co. Courthouse, completed in 1860. Statues of Henry Clay (Hart, 1867), Thomas Jefferson (Ezekiel, 1899) & Louis XVI (Valois, 1819). Rotunda exhibit features a rare 1823 copy of the Declaration of Independence. Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing, 7410 Moorman Rd. 19th century farmstead on the Ohio River. House built c. 1837. Tours Tues.-Sat. 10-4:30, Mar.-Nov. Sun. 1-4:30. Adm. $6. Thomas Edison House, 729-31 E. Washington St. Thomas Edison lived here while employed by Western Union Co. Museum features Edison's inventions, hands-on experiences.Tues.-Sat. 10-2. Adm. $5. Union Station, 1000 W. Broadway. Built by L&N as a train depot in 1891. Houses Transit Authority of River City (TARC). 5 story atrium, stained glass skylight & 2 rose windows. Mule driven trolley car in the atrium, built in 1865. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 9-noon. Whitehall House & Gardens, 3110 Lexington Rd. Built c. 1855, the original 8 room, 2-story red brick house was transformed c. 1910 into a 15-room, Classical Revival, antebellum mansion. 2-acre, tri-level, formal Florentine garden. Mon.-Fri. 10-2. Adm. $5.

Sightseeing Tours Classic Biplane Tours, Bowman Field, 2700 Gast Blvd. Downtown Trolley, 4th St., Main & Market Sts. Louisville Horse Trams, Downtown. Louisville Walking Tours, Main St., Cherokee Triangle, & 4th St. Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals, 135 E. River Rd.

Theatres ActorsTheatre of Louisville, 316 W. Main St. Award winning regional theatre. 1837 bldg. on Natl. Reg. Plays Aug.-May. Blackbox Theatre, 2001 Newburg Rd., Bellarmine University Bunbury Theatre, 604 S. 3rd St. Comedy Caravan, 1250 Bardstown Rd.


Bourbon, Horses & History Region H DERBY DINNER PLAYHOUSE 525 Marriott Dr., Clarksville, IN. A 40 year-old dinner theatre featuring Broadway musicals, comedies, children's theatre, and concerts with a freshly prepared home-style buffet included in the ticket price. Located just minutes from downtown Louisville, KY. Open year-round. AAA and group discounts available. www.derbydinner. com 812.288.8281, 877.898.8577. Iroquois Amphitheater, Iroquois Park, New Cut Rd. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501 W. Main St. 3 performance halls. Local, national & international performing arts programs including Broadway Across America, Kentucky Opera, KentuckyShow!, Louisville Ballet, Louisville Orchestra, Music Theatre Louisville & Stage One. 1-4 on the hr. Adm. $7. The Louisville Palace, 625 S. 4th St. W. L. Lyons Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway.

Special Events University of Louisville Basketball, KFC Yum! Center, Jan.-Mar. Bourbon Classic, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Jan 31-Feb 1st . Kentucky Stickhorses Lacrosse, Freedom Hall, Ky. Expo. Ctr., Jan.-Mar. Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow, Ky. Expo. Ctr., Jan 22-26. National Farm Machinery Show, Ky. Expo. Ctr., Feb 12-15. Humana Festival of New American Plays, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Feb 26 –Apr 6. Louisville Bats Baseball, Louisville Slugger Field, Apr. -Sept. Party for the Planet, Louisville Zoo, Apr. Earth Day, Louisville Zoo, Apr. Cherokee Triangle Art Fair, Cherokee Triangle, Apr 26-27. Knob Creek Military Gun Show and Shoot, Knob Creek Gun Range, Apr. 11-13 & Oct. 10-12. Kentucky Derby Festival, Apr. 12-May 2. Churchill Downs Spring Meet, Churchill Downs, Apr 26 –June 29. Kentucky Proud WineFest, East Belvedere at Waterfront Park, Apr 29-30. Kentucky Oaks 140, Churchill Downs, May 2. Kentucky Derby 140, Churchill Downs, May 3. Gardeners Fair, Historic Locust Grove, May 9-11. Throo the Zoo 5K Run/Walk, Louisville Zoo, May 10. Abbey Road on the River, Galt House Hotel/Belvedere, May 22-26. Bloomfest & Spring Plant Sale, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, May. Kentucky Reggae Festival, Louisville Water Tower, May 23-26. Free Fishing, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, June. Hillview City Fair, Hillview Community Center, June. Bullitt County Fair, Bullitt County Fairgrounds, June. WAKY Rock N'Roll Reunion Concert, Louisville Zoo, June. Rock Creek Horse Show, Rock Creek Riding Club, June. Louisville's Greek Festival, Belvedere, June. Zoofari, Louisville Zoo, June 7. Hidden Treasures Garden Tour, Old Louisville, June 21-22. Locust Grove Antiques Market, Historic Locust Grove, June 29 & Sept. 28. Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, Central Park, June-July. Friday Night Zoovie Movie Night Series, Louisville Zoo, 1st & 3rd Fri. June-Sept. Kentucky State 4-H Horse Show, Broadbent Arena, Ky. Expo. Ctr., July 6-12. Forecastle Festival, Waterfront Park, July 18-20. Louisville Blues-n-Barbecue Festival, Louisville Water Tower, July 18-20. National Street Rod Association, Ky. Expo. Ctr., Aug. Bluegrass 101 Festival, Bullitt County Fairgrounds , Aug. 24-25. CONNECT at Bernheim, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Aug. Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too!, Louisville Zoo, Aug 22. Ironman Triathlon, Aug. 24.

H 2014 KENTUCKY STATE FAIR Aug 14-24 at Ky. Expo. Center. The largest air conditioned fair in America with over 1.2 million sq. ft. of indoor space, 600 commercial vendors, 10,000 animals & 45,000 competitive entries, all indoors. World's Championship Horse Show Aug. 17-23. Star concerts. Outdoor attractions include thrill show, military display, food & music tents. Kentucky State Fair midway. Concert & Horse Show tickets at TicketMaster outlets. Fair admission & parking required. KFEA Member. www.kystatefair.org State Fair Hotline 502.367.5002. TDD users call 502.367.5131. See Ad, Page 7. University of Louisville Football, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, late Aug.-Nov. Worldfest, Belvedere, Labor Day wknd. Kentucky Bluegrass Music & Burgoo Festival, Louisville Water Tower, Sept. 5-7. ShepherdsFest, Bullitt County Fairgrounds, Sept. BugFest, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Sept. Bluegrass Quilt Festival, Paroquet Springs Conference Center, Sept. Lebanon Junction Old Fashioned Days, Downtown Lebanon Junction, Sept. National Quartet Convention, Ky. Expo. Ctr., Sept. 8-14. Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival, Jeffersontown, Sept. National Jug Band Jubilee, Brown-Forman Amphitheater, Sept. 15.

IdeaFestival, The Ky. Center, Sept. 19-22. Churchill Downs Fall Meet, Churchill Downs, Sept.-Nov. World's Largest Halloween Party, Louisville Zoo, Oct. wknds. St. James Court Art Show, Oct. 3-5. Colorfest & Scarecrow Jubilee, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Oct. Winefest, Bullitt County Fairgrounds, Oct. Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular, Iroqouis Park. Oct.-Nov. Centennial Festival of Riverboats, Oct. 14-19. 18th Century Market Fair, Historic Locust Grove, Oct. 25-26. University of Louisville Basketball, KFC Yum! Center, Nov.-Dec. North American International Livestock Exposition, Ky. Expo Center, Nov. 8-21. Festival of Trees & Lights, Louisville Slugger Field, Nov. 14-16. Christmas at the Galt/KaLightoscope, Galt House. Nov.-Dec. Light Up Louisville, Downtown, Nov. 28. 40 Nights of Lights, Downtown Nov.-Dec. Bardstown Road Aglow, Bardstown Rd., Dec. Holiday Home Tour, Old Louisville, Dec. Holiday Event, Louisville Zoo, Dec.

Lodging 21C Museum Hotel, 700 W. Main St., 90 units, rest. 1840 Tucker House Bed & Breakfast, 2406 Tucker Station Rd., 4 units. 1853 Inn at Woodhaven Bed & Breakfast, 401 S. Hubbards Ln., 8 units. Airport & Expo La Quinta Inn, 4125 Preston Hwy., 97 units. Aleksander House Bed & Breakfast, 1213 S. 1st St., 5 units. America's Best Value Inn, I-264 exit 8, 47 units. Archway Motel, 10615 Dixie Hwy., 20 units. Austin's Inn Place Bed and Breakfast, 915 S. 1st St. Bashford Manor Bed & Breakfast, 2227 Bashford Manor Ln., 5 units. Baymont Inn & Suites, 9400 Blairwood Rd., 100 units. Bernheim Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 1416 S. 3rd St., 5 units. Best Western Airport East, 1921 Bishop Ln., 150 units. 502.456.4411. Best Western Louisville East, I-64 exit 15, 101 units. Breckinridge Inn, I-264 exit 18A, 123 units.

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Campion House Bed & Breakfast, 1234 S. 3rd St., 2 units. Candlewood Suites Airport, I-264 exit 14, 100 units. Central Park Bed & Breakfast, 1353 S. 4th St., 7 units. The Chariot Hotel, I-64 exit 15, 116 units. Columbine Bed & Breakfast,1707 S. 3rd St., 6 units. Comfort Inn Airport & Expo, 653 Phillips Ln., 98 units. Comfort Inn Dixie Highway, 4444 Dixie Hwy., 85 units. Comfort Suites Airport, I-65 exit 128, 81 units. Comfort Suites East, I-64 exit 17, 69 units. Country Inn & Suites East, I-64 exit 17, 70 units. Courtyard Louisville Airport, 819 Phillips Ln., 150 units. Courtyard Louisville Downtown, 100 S. 2nd St., 140 units. Courtyard Louisville East, I-64 exit 15, 151 units, rest. Courtyard Louisville Northeast, I-265 exit 32, 114 units. Crossland Economy Studios, St. Matthews, 1401 Browns Ln. Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport, I-264 exit 11, 588 units, rest. Days Inn Airport, I-65 exit 128, 109 units. Days Inn Central, I-65 exit 134, 140 units. Days Inn Hurstbourne, I-64 exit 15, 104 units. Days Inn Southwest, I-264 exit 5, 51 units. Drury Inn & Suites, I-64 exit 15, 141 units. Dupont Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 1317 S. 4th St., 8 units. EconoLodge, 6109 Preston Hwy., 36 units. EconoLodge Downtown, 401 S. 2nd St., 97 units. Economy Inn, I-264 exit 16, 193 units. Embassy Suites, I-64 exit 15, 150 units, rest. Extended Stay America, 1401 Browns Ln., 66 units. Extended Stay America, 9801 Bunsen Way, 74 units. Extended Stay America, 6101 Dutchmans Ln., 120 units. Fairfield Inn Downtown, 100 E. Jefferson St., 135 units. Fairfield Inn East, I-64 exit 17, 85 units. Fern Valley Hotel, I-65 exit 128, 406 units, rest. Four Points Sheraton, 2850 Crittenden Dr., 117 units, rest. Gallery House Bed & Breakfast, 1386 S. 6th St., 4 units. Galt House Hotel, 140 N. 4th St.,1,290 units, rest. Hampton Inn & Suites East, I-64 exit 17, 77 units. Hampton Inn Airport, I-264 exit 11, 130 units. Hampton Inn Downtown, 101 E. Jefferson St., 173 units. Hampton Inn I-265 East, I-265 exit 32, 95 units. Hawthorn Suites Louisville, I-64 exit 17, 78 units. Hawthorn Suites Louisville East, I-264 exit 20B, 90 units. Hilton Garden Inn Airport, I-65 exit 132, 210 units, rest. Hilton Garden Inn East, I-64 exit 17, 112 units. Hilton Garden Inn Northeast, I-265 exit 32, 135 units. Holiday Inn Airport & Expo, I-65 exit 132, 106 units, rest. Holiday Inn Express, I-64 exit 17, 82 units. Holiday Inn Express I-265 East, I-265 exit 32, 81 units. Holiday Inn Hurstbourne, I-64 exit 15, 271 units, rest. Holiday Inn South Airport, I-65 exit 128, 122 units, rest. Holiday Inn Southwest, 4110 Dixie Hwy., 169 units, rest. Homestead Studio Suites, I-64 exit 17, 100 units. Homewood Suites, I-64 exit 15, 100 units. Howard Johnson Express, I-264 exit 11, 44 units. Hyatt Place, I-64 exit 15C, 121 units. Hyatt Regency, 311 S. 4th St., 393 units, rest. Inn at the Park Bed & Breakfast, 1332 S. 4th St., 8 units. Intown Suites Airport, I-65 exit 128, 120 units. Intown Suites Hurstbourne, I-64 exit 15, 121 units. Intown Suites Northeast, I-265 exit 32, 128 units. Intown Suites South, 7121 Preston Hwy., 149 units. La Quinta Inn East, I-64 exit 17, 59 units. Laws Lodge Conference Center, 1044 Alta Vista Rd., 48 units. Legacy Hotel & Conferences, 2825 Lexington Rd., 70 units, rest. Marriott Louisville Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson St., 616 units, rest. Marriott Louisville East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd., 252 units, rest. Microtel Inn, I-64 exit 17S, 99 units. Motel 6, I-264 exit 15, 110 units. Pinecrest Cottage Bed and Breakfast, 2806 Newburg Rd., 1 unit. Quality Inn & Suites Airport, I-65 exit 134, 87 units. Quality Inn & Suites Midtown, I-264 exit 16, 95 units.

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Ramada Inn Downtown North, 1-71 exit 2, 116 units, rest. Ramada Limited Airport/Expo, I-264 exit 11, 49 units. Ramada Plaza Louisville, I-64 exit 15, 300 units, rest. Red Carpet Inn, I-64 exit 15, 174 units. Red Roof Inn Airport, I-65 exit 130, 109 units. Red Roof Inn East, I-64 exit 15, 108 units. Red Roof Inn Fair & Expo, I-264 exit 15, 110 units. Residence Inn Airport, I-264 exit 11, 120 units. Residence Inn Downtown, 333 E. Market St., 140 units. Residence Inn East, I-64 exit 15, 96 units. Residence Inn Northeast, I-265 exit 32, 102 units. Rocking Horse Manor Bed & Breakfast, 1022 S. 3rd St., 6 units. Rodeway Inn, I-264 exit 11, 66 units. The Roost Inn, 1325 Bardstown Rd., 3 units, rest. Samuel Culbertson Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 1432 S. 3rd St., 5 units. The Seelbach Hilton, 500 4th Ave., 321 units, rest. Sleep Inn Airport, I-264 exit 12, I-65 exit 131B, 68 units. Sleep Inn East, I-64 exit 17, 63 units. SpringHill Suites Airport, I-264 exit 11, 120 units. SpringHill Suites Downtown, 132 E. Jefferson St., 198 units. SpringHill Suites Hurstbourne North, I-64 exit 15, 142 units. Staybridge Suites, I-64 exit 17, 94 units. Sun Suites of Louisville, 4540 Taylorsville Rd., 141 units. Super 8 Airport, 4800 Preston Hwy., 98 units. Super 8 Expo Center, 101 Central Ave., 67 units. Value Place East, I-265 exit 17, 121 units. Value Place New Cut, I-265 exit 6, 121 units.

H VIP RENTAL HOME Residential property leasing for special events or year-round. Proudly representing carefully selected Louisville homes. This hotel alternative also offers concierge services, limousine company affiliations, restaurants & tickets. www.viprentalhome.com 502.632.1771. See Ad. Wingate Inn, I-64 exit 17, 73 units.

Restaurants 610 Magnolia, 610 W. Magnolia Ave. Asiatique, 1767 Bardstown Rd. Aspen Creek, 8000 Bardstown Rd. Bistro 301, 301 W. Market St. Bistro Le Relais, 2817 Taylorsville Rd. The Blind Pig, 1076 E. Washington St. Bourbons Bistro, 2225 Frankfort Ave. Bristol Bar & Grille, 5 locations. Buck's Restaurant & Bar, 425 W. Ormsby Ave. The Cafe, 712 Brent St. Captain's Quarters, 5700 Captain's Quarters Rd. Corbett's Fine Dining, 5050 Norton Healthcare Blvd. Cumberland Brews, 1576 Bardstown Rd. Decca Restaurant, 812 E. Market St. Derby Cafe, Kentucky Derby Museum, 704 Central Ave. Open Mon.-Fri. 11 am-3 pm. 502.637.1111. Derby City Antique Mall Cafe, 3819 Bardstown Rd. Doc Crow's Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar, 127 W. Main St. Dragon Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Daughter, 1126 Bardstown Rd. English Grill, The Brown Hotel, 335 W. Broadway. Falafel House, 1001 Bardstown Rd.

H FIREFRESH BBQ Serving up fresh & delicious smoked barbeque in the Louisville region since 2001. Known for the Apple Wood Smoked Pulled Pork,'Bama Ribs & savory sides. Eat in, carry out & catering. 211 5th St. 502.540.1171. www.firefreshbbq.com. See Ad. Green Room Coffee, 3640 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy. Hammerheads, 921 Swan St. Havana Rumba, 4115 Oechsli Ave. Heine Brothers Coffee, Multiple Locations, Bardstown Rd., Chenoweth Ln., and Frankfort Ave. Hillbilly Tea, 1205 1st St. Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen, 10 locations. The Irish Rover, 2319 Frankfort Ave.


Bourbon, Horses & History Region J Gumbo's, 6 locations. Jack Fry's, 1007 Bardstown Rd. Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse, 325 W. Main St. KFC 11, 1004 Bardstown Rd. Kingfish Restaurant, 3 locations. Lilly's - A Kentucky Bistro, 1147 Bardstown Rd. Limestone Restaurant, 10001 Forest Green Blvd. Los Aztecas, 3 locations. Molly Malone's, 933 Baxter Ave. & 3900 Shelbyville Rd. Napa River Grill, 1211 Herr Ln. The Oakroom, 500 4th Ave. Oishii Sushi, 2810 Taylorsville Rd. Proof on Main, 702 W. Main St. Sapporo Japanese Grill & Sushi, 1706 Bardstown Rd. & 649 S. 4th St. Seviche,1538 Bardstown Rd. Shah’s Mongolian Grill, 4222 Bishop Ln. Shenanigans Irish Pub, 1611 Norris Pl. Simply Thai, 323 Wallace Ave. Sitar Indian Cuisine, 1702 Bardstown Rd. Sol Aztecas, 3 locations. St. Charles Exchange, 113 S. 7th St. Texas Roadhouse, 6460 Dutchmans Pkwy. & 3322 Outer Loop. Toast On Market, 620 E. Market St. Tumbleweed, 3 locations Uptown Cafe, 1624 Bardstown Rd. Varanese, 2106 Frankfort Ave. Vincenzo's, 150 S. 5th St. Vietnam Kitchen, 5339 Mitscher Ave. Volare Italian Ristorante, 2300 Frankfort Ave. Winston's, 3101 Bardstown Rd. Z's Oyster Bar & Steakhouse, 101 Whittington Pkwy. Familiar Food: I-64 exit 15, Bob Evans, Chipotle, Hardee's, Jimmy Johns, McDonald's, Subway, Wendy's; I-64 exit 17, Arby's, Cracker Barrel, Hometown Buffet, McDonald's, Subway, Waffle House, Wendy's; I-65 exit 128, Arby's, Frisch's, Hardee's, McDonald's, Shoney's, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House; Downtown, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Jimmy Johns, KFC, McDonald’s, Qdoba, Quizno's, Taco Bell, Zoe's Kitchen.

Shopping Centers Dixie Peddlers Mall, 4420 Dixie Hwy., Ste 230. Jefferson Mall, Outer Loop, I-65 exit 129E. Mall St. Matthews, 5000 Shelbyville Rd., I-264 exit 20B. Oxmoor Center, 7900 Shelbyville Rd., I-264 exit 20E. Paddock Shops, I-265 exit 34. Shelbyville Road Plaza, 4600 Shelbyville Rd. Springhurst Towne Center, I-265 exit 32. Westport Village, I-264 exit 21.

Old Town Wine & Spirits, 1529 Bardstown Rd. Paint Shop, 4600 Shelbyville Rd. Party Kits & Equestrian Gifts, 8007 Vinecrest Ave. Preslar's Western Shop, 3299 Fern Valley Rd. The Prickly Pear, 11505 Main St. Puzzle's Fun Dome, 11530 Bluegrass Pkwy. Quest Outdoors, 4340 Summit Plaza Dr., 4600 Shelbyville Rd. Plaza, & 2330 Frankfort Ave. Renaissance Fun Park, 201 Park Place Dr. A Taste of Kentucky, 4600 Shelbyville Rd., 400 W. Market St., 5000 Shelbyville Rd., & 11800 Shelbyville Rd. Two Chicks & Co, 12121 Shelbyville Rd. The Urban Farmhouse Market, 2830 Frankfort Ave. WHY Louisville, 1583 Bardstown Rd. & 806 E Market St.

Boating & Camping Captain's Quarters Yacht Club, 5702 Captain's Quarters Rd., Harrrods Creek. Carrie G. Cox Park, River Rd. & Indian Hills Tr., ramp. Riverview Park, 8202 Greenwood Rd., ramp. Louisville South KOA, I-65 exit 117.

Golf Bobby Nichols Golf Course, 4301 East Pages Ln., 9 holes. Charlie Vettiner Golf Course, 10207 Mary Dell Ln., 18 holes. Cherokee Golf Course, Cherokee Park, 9 holes. Crescent Hill Golf Course, 3110 Brownsboro Rd., 9 holes. Indian Springs Golf Club, 3408 Indian Lake Dr., 18 holes. Iroquois Golf Course, Iroquois Park, 18 holes. Long Run Golf Course, 1605 Flat Rock Rd., 18 holes. Penn Run Golf Course, 12900 Chrisman Rd., 18 holes. Quail Chase Golf Course, 7000 Cooper Chapel Rd., 27 holes. Seneca Golf Course, Seneca Park, 18 holes. Shawnee Golf Course, 460 Northwestern Pkwy., 18 holes. Sun Valley Golf Course, 6505 Bethany Ln., 18 holes.

Tennis Central Park, 4th St. & Park Ave., 6 lighted courts. Charles Vettiner Park, Mary Dell Ln., 5 lighted courts. Chickasaw Park, Southwestern Pkwy., 12 lighted courts. E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park, 3000 Freys Hill Rd., 12 courts. Iroquois Park, Southern Pkwy., 4 lighted courts. Louisville Indoor Racquet Club, 8609 Westport Rd., 6 outdoor courts, 14 indoor courts. Louisville Tennis Center, 3783 Illinois Ave., 11 courts. Seneca Park, Pee Wee Reese Rd., 10 lighted courts. Tennis Club at Springhurst, 4109 Simcoe Ln., 10 indoor courts.

Shopping & Entertainment Architectural Salvage, 614-618 E. Broadway. Book and Music Exchange, 1616 Bardstown Rd. Broad Run Vineyards & Winery, 10601 Broad Run Rd. Clay & Cotton, 1341 Bardstown Rd. The Crazy Daisy Antique Mall, 1430 Mellwood Ave. Dee's, 5045 Shelbyville Rd.

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DERBY CITY ANTIQUE MALL 3819 Bardstown Rd., I-264 exit 16, S. 1 mi. Louisville's favorite place to shop antiques & collectibles is located in the 1920s Hikes Grade School near the corner of Hikes Ln. & Bardstown Rd. Family owned & operated, 150 dealers. Quality antique furniture, silver, china, glassware, jewelry, toys, Derby memorabilia. Have lunch in the full service cafe. V, MC, Discover. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. www.derbycityantiquemall.com 502.459.5151. Derby Park Flea Market, 2900 7th Street Rd. Doo Wop Shop, Multiple locations Edenside Gallery, 1422 Bardstown Rd.

H THE FINISH LINE GIFT SHOP Kentucky Derby Museum, 704 Central Ave. Shop from a unique selection of equine gifts, art, jewelry, books, Churchill Downs apparel & souvenir items for all ages. www.derbymuseumstore.org 502.637.1111. See Ad, Page 13. Fourth Street Live!, 400 S. 4th St. Gallery Janjobe, 1860 Mellwood Ave. Goss Avenue Antiques & Interiors, 946 Goss Ave. Hadley Pottery, 1570 Story Ave. Hawks View Glass Blowing Gallery & Cafe, 170 Carter Ave. Incredible Dave's, 9236 Westport Rd. Joe Ley Antiques, 615 E. Market St. Kentucky Kingdom, at the intersection of I-65 and I-264, Opening May 2014. Kingpin Lanes, 9525 Taylorsville Rd. Lazer Blaze, 4121 Shelbyville Rd. Louisville Stoneware, 731 Brent St. Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave. Mom’s Music, 1900 Melwood Ave. Muth's Candies, 630 E. Market St. My Old Kentucky Homebrew, 361 Baxter Ave. Old 502 Winery, 120 S. 10th St. 17


Outdoor Adventure Bannon Woods Farm, 1000 Dezern Ct., Fairdale. Beautiful 41 acre farm surrounded by 5,000 acres of Jefferson County Forest, where horse and rider can find miles of trails. Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve, Illinois Ave. & Newburg Rd., near Bellarmine University. Big 4 Pedestrian Bridge, Former railroad bridge across the Ohio River. Walk or bike from KY to IN. Enter from Waterfront Park.

canopy tree walk, public art, gift shop and Isac’s Café. Open every day 7 am-sunset. Closed Christmas & New Year's Day. Free Mon.Fri., $5 per vehicle Sat., Sun. & holidays. www.bernheim.org, www. facebook.com/bernheimforest 502.955.8512. Bullitt County History Museum, 300 S. Buckman St., Shepherdsville. Housed in the Bullitt Co. Courthouse, the museum features displays from early pioneer salt making & iron smelting to modern day distribution/warehousing, printing & manufacturing. Mon.-Fri. 8-4, Thurs. 8-6. Free. Jim Beam American Stillhouse, I-65 exit 112, Clermont.Guided tours of the bourbon-making process, bourbon tasting, gift shop. Mon.-Sat. 9-5:30, tours 9:30-3:30; Sun. noon-4:30, tours 12:30-3. Adm. $8.

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Blackacre State Nature Preserve, 3200 Tucker Station Rd. Ky.'s first nature preserve. Mon.-Fri. 3-dusk, Sat.-Sun. dawn to dusk. Harold’s Harbor Pay Lake, 575 Hwy. 434, Lebanon Junction, Ky. 40150. Louisville Extreme Park, Clay & Witherspoon Sts.World class skate park featuring a 24 ft. full-pipe. Open 24 hrs. Free. Louisville Nature Center, 3745 Illinois Ave., across from the Louisville Zoo. Adjacent to Joe C. Creason Park & Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve, a 41 acre second-growth forest. Popular birding area offering a natural retreat in an urban setting. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. The Parklands of Floyds Fork. 4 parks in the system: Beckley, Pope Lick, Turkey Run & Broad Run. Parklands will be an integral component of the Louisville Loop, hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, horseback riding, gardens and natural areas, sports complexes, state of the art playgrounds and park facilities. The Parklands is beyond the Gene Snyder Freeway between Shelbyville (near Middletown) and Bardstown Rds. (near Fern Creek), all in Jefferson County. For more information about each park go to http://www.theparklands.org Six Mile Island State Nature Preserve, an island in the Ohio River near Louisville. Offers shelter & feeding shoals to many kinds of water birds. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

Brooks/ Shepherdsville Brooks: Pop. 2,678. Bullitt County. I-65 exit 121, 12 mi. S. of Louisville. Wet. Eastern Time. Shepherdsville: Pop. 11,222. Bullitt County seat, est. 1796. KY 44, I-65 exit 117, 16 mi. S. of Louisville. 25 mi. E. of Ft. Knox, 5 mi. N. of Bernheim Forest. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Bullitt County Welcome Center, Kentucky Welcome Center, I-65S MM 114 near Shepherdsville. Information desk staffed Mon.-Sat. 8:30-4:30. For Kentucky travel information call 502.543.5900 or 800.225.TRIP. www.kentuckytourism.com.

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Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, 395 Paroquet Springs Dr., Shepherdsville, KY 40165. Mon.-Fri. 8-4. www.goi65.com 502.543.8687, 800.526.2068.

Lake Lake Nevin, I-65 exit 112, KY 245. Within Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest. 52 acres. Fishing. Open daily. $5 per vehicle Sat. & Sun.

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I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville. Featuring the largest go-kart track in the world, over 1.5 mi. with 5 sizes & speeds of karts. Also Kiddie Karts, 2 miniature golf courses, batting cages, bumper boats, trampoline basketball, huge arcade with prize redemption center & more. Group rates & party packages available. www.GoKartKountry.com 502.543.9588. See Ad, Outside Back Cover. Old County Jail, Buckman St., Shepherdsville, behind the Bullitt Co. Courthouse. Built c. 1891. Old Stone First Bank, 1314 Buckman St., Shepherdsville. Was known as Bank of the Commonwealth & believed to be the 1st bank constructed W. of the Allegheny Mountains. Old Stone vault still visible. Ky. Landmark. Privately owned, tours by appt. Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, I-65 exit 117 in Shepherdsville. 37,500 sq. ft. of flexible exhibit & meeting space & breakout rooms. Groups up to 1,500. Free parking.

Special Events Valentine Dinner, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Feb. 8 & 9. Red CrossValentine Gala, Paroquet Springs Conference Ctr., Feb. 9. Kids Fest, Paroquet Springs Conference Ctr., 2nd Sat. Mar. Knob Creek Military Gun Show & Shoot, 2nd wknd. Apr. & 2nd wknd. Oct. Mt. Washington Spring Festival, Mt. Washington, May 10-11. BloomFest & Spring Plant Sale, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, May 18. Red Crow Indian PowWow, City Park, Shepherdsville, 1st wknd. June. Bullitt County Fair, Bullitt Co. Fairgrounds, June 16-21. 4th of July Bullitt Blast, Paroquet Springs Conference Ctr., July 4. Salt River Canoe Race, Louisville South KOA, Shepherdsville, July 4. Bluegrass 101 Festival, Bullitt Co. Fairgrounds, Aug. 24. CONNECT, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Sept. 7. Mt. Washington Fall Festival, Mt. Washington, Sept. BugFest & Fall Plant Sale, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Sept. 21. Old Fashion Days, Lebanon Junction, 1st wknd. Oct. ColorFest, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Oct. 19-20. Light Up Shepherdsville, City Park, Shepherdsville, 1st Fri. Dec. Christmas in the City, Lebanon Junction, 1st Sun. Dec. Holiday Open House, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Dec. 7.

Lodging Baymont Inn, I-65 exit 121, Brooks, 65 units. BestWestern Plus South, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville, 85 units, rest. Comfort Inn, I-65 exit 121, Brooks, 79 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville, 68 units. Days Inn, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville, 105 units. EconoLodge, I-65 exit 121, Brooks, 50 units. Fairfield Inn Louisville South, I-65 exit 121, Brooks, 64 units. Hampton Inn, I-65 exit 121, Brooks, 64 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-65 exit 121, Hillview, 67 units. Motel 6, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville, 98 units. Quality Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 121, Brooks, 75 units. Sleep Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville, 81 units. Super 8, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville, 57 units.

Restaurants Cattleman's Roadhouse, I-65 exit 116, Shepherdsville. Cedar Grove Coffee House, I-65, exit 116, Shepherdsville China Buffet, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville. Country Cupboard Restaurant, 345 1/2 Buckman St., Shepherdsville. Denny's Classic Diner, 200 S. Lakeview Dr., Shepherdsville. El Nopal Mexican Cuisine, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville. Linda’s Café, I-65, exit 117 Shepherdsville. Triple Crown Steakhouse, I-65 exit 117, Shepherdsville. Familiar Food: I-65 exit 117, Arby’s, Dairy Queen, Fazoli's, Frisch's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver’s, McDonald’s, Moby Dick, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Quizno's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy’s, White Castle; I-65 exit 121, Arby's, Cracker Barrel, Subway, Taco Bell, Tumbleweed, Waffle House.

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Barnyard Country Store, I-65 exit 116, Shepherdsville. Brooks Hill Winery, 2746 Brooks Hill Rd., Shepherdsville. Forest Edge Winery, 1910 Clermont Rd., Shepherdsville. House of Quilts, 142 Buffalo Run Rd., Shepherdsville. Main Street Market, 10848 KY 44E, Mt. Washington.


Bourbon, Horses & History Region MillaNova Winery, I-65 exit 117, Mt. Washington. Most Awesome Flea Market in the World, I-65 exit 116, Shepherdsville. Shepherdsville Country Music Show, 1833 KY 44W, Shepherdsville. South Louisville Antique & Toy Mall, I-65 exit 121, Brooks. Wight-Meyer Vineyard & Winery, 340 Meyer Dr., Shepherdsville. Zappos Shoe Outlet, 376 Zappos.com Blvd., Shepherdsville.

Boating & Camping Grandma's RV Camping, 159 Dawson Dr., Shepherdsville, 60 sites.

H LOUISVILLE SOUTH KOA 2433 KY 44E, Shepherdsville, KY, 40165. 230 pull-through RV sites, one & two bedroom cabins. Deluxe cabins with bathrooms. Pet friendly. Open year round.Pool open Apr.-Oct., adult only hot tub open year round.www.louisvillesouthkoa.com 502.543.2041.

Golf The Crossings Golf Club, 205 Letts Rd., Brooks, 18 holes. Heritage Hill Golf Club, 1050 Valley View Dr., Shepherdsville, 18 holes. Knob View Golf Course, 11980 S. Preston Hwy., Lebanon Junction, 9 holes. Maplehurst Golf Course, 700 Bells Mill Rd., Shepherdsville, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Bennett Lake, 1609 Knob Creek Rd., Brooks. Knobs State Forest, KY 245. 1,540 acres. Near Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest & Camp Crooked Creek Boy Scout Camp. Hiking, wildlife viewing, hunting. Off-road vehicles, horseback riding, camping & biking prohibited. Ky. Division of Forestry. Slow Poke Farm, 8910 Cedar Grove Rd., Shepherdsville.

Bedford/Milton Bedford: Pop. 599. Trimble County seat, est. 1816. US 421 & US 42, NE. of I-71. Dry. Eastern Time. Milton: Pop. 574. Trimble County. US 421 & KY 36 on the Ohio River. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Special Events Animal Swap Meet, City Park, Milton, Mother's Day wknd. & Labor Day wknd. Trimble County Fair, Trimble Co. Park, Bedford, 3rd wk. June. Trimble County Apple Festival, Courthouse Sq., Bedford, 2nd wknd. Sept. Light-Up Bedford, Courthouse Sq., Bedford, 1st Fri. Dec.

Duncan Memorial Chapel, 5600 Old Floydsburg Rd., Crestwood. This English Gothic architecture chapel in a beautifully landscaped setting is famous as a marriage chapel. John W. Black Community & Aquatic Center, 1551 KY 393N, La Grange. Seasonal Aquatic Center. Year-round meeting & convention facilities. Little Colonel Playhouse, 302 Mt. Mercy Dr., Pewee Valley. Oldham County History Center, 106 N. 2nd Ave., La Grange. Exhibits chronicle the history & development of Oldham Co. Museum & Archives Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4. Free. Rob Morris Home, 110 E. Washington St., La Grange. Restored 7 room home of the founder of the Order of the Eastern Star. Built about 1850. Mon.-Fri. 8-5. Donations.

H YEW DELL BOTANICAL GARDENS 6220 Old LaGrange Rd., Crestwood. 34-acre botanical garden & arboretum. Open all year. Hours are seasonal. Please call for hours and tour information. $7 adults, $5 seniors, children under 12 & members free. www.yewdellgardens.org 502.241.4788.

Special Events Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Plant Sale & Garden Market, Crestwood, Apr. 26-27. Colonial Trade Faire, Oldham County History Center, La Grange, June 7-8. Arts on the Green, Courthouse, La Grange. 1st wknd. June. Oldham County Day, La Grange, 3rd Sat. July. Oldham County Fair, La Grange, July 30-Aug. 3. Brownsboro Festival, Brownsboro, 2nd Sat. Aug. Crestwood Festival, Crestwood, Sat. after Labor Day. Westport RiverDaze, Westport, Oct. Foxhollow Farm Fall Festival, Crestwood, 2nd wknd. Oct. La Grange Railroad Festival, La Grange, 2nd wknd. Oct. Pewee Valley Arts & Crafts Day, Pewee Valley, 3rd Sat. Oct.

H LIGHT UP LA GRANGE La Grange, Dec. 5. Celebrate the holidays just feet away from a passing train! Just 20 min. from Louisville. www.TourOldhamCounty. com 800.813.9953. See Ad, Page 7. Nature of Christmas in Goshen, Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, Goshen, 1st Sat. Dec. Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Express Holiday Train Exhibit, Crestwood, Dec. wknds.

Lodging Best Western Ashbury Inn, I-71 exit 22, 98 units. Bluegrass Country Estate Bed & Breakfast, 1226 Bluegrass Pkwy., 5 units.

Lodging Richwood Plantation Bed & Breakfast, 1233 KY 36, Milton, 13 units.

Restaurants Little Town & Country Restaurant, 355 US 42E, Bedford. Familiar Food: Bedford, Hometown Pizza, Subway; Milton, Dairy Queen.

Shopping & Entertainment Bray Orchards, 2580 US 42 N, Bedford. Riverside Produce, 18 Coopers Bottom Rd., Milton. Little Kentucky River Winery, 3289 Hwy 421 S. Bedford

Boating & Camping Helton Camping, 2334 Coopers Bottom Rd., Milton, 100 sites. McCoy's Camping, 1012 Coopers Bottom Rd., Milton.

Golf Cardinal Hills Golf Course, 335 Stark Ln., Bedford, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Dirty Turtle Offroad, 93 Bucks Run Rd.

La Grange/Crestwood La Grange: Pop. 8,062. Oldham County seat, est. 1827. KY 53 off I-71 exit 22, N. of Louisville. Wet. (Oldham Co. Moist) Eastern Time. Crestwood: Pop. 4,531. I-71 exit 14, KY 146 & KY 22. Moist. Eastern Time.

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Comfort Suites, 1500 Crystal Dr. E., La Grange, 55 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-71 exit 22, La Grange, 57 units. Pillow & Paddock Bed & Breakfast, 3262 Old Sligo Rd., La Grange, 5 units. Super 8, I-71 exit 22, La Grange, 64 units.

Restaurants Big R's & Shannon's BBQ, 213 S. 1st St., La Grange. Irish Rover Too, 117 E. Main St., La Grange. Jucy's Smokehouse Bar-B-Q, 7626 La Grange Rd., Pewee Valley. One Nineteen West Main, 119 W. Main St., La Grange. Red Pepper Deli Cafe, 103 E. Main St., La Grange. Rikishi Japanese, 6110 Crestwood Station, Crestwood. Serendipity Cafe, 116 E. Main St., La Grange. Sisters Tea Parlor, 4765 Fox Run Rd., Buckner. Steve O's Italian Kitchen, 4205 KY 146W, La Grange. Familiar Food: 1-71 exit 22, La Grange, Applebee's, Arby’s, Beef O'Brady's, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Hometown Pizza, KFC, Long John Silver’s, McDonald’s, Papa John's, Ponderosa, Rally's, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy’s; US 42, Prospect, Dairy Queen, Domino's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Quizno's, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment The 1887 Corner Store, 101 E. Main St., La Grange. Absolutely Fabulous Antiques, 118 E. Main St., La Grange. Acorn Lane Farm at Boone Gardiner Petting Zoo, 6300 Old LaGrange Rd. Cherry House Furniture Galleries, 2419 KY 53S, La Grange. Friends & Fiber, 106 E. Main St., La Grange. Heirlooms, 110 E. Main St., La Grange. Karen's Book Barn & Java Stop, 127 E. Main St., La Grange. Knock on Wood, 7001 Main St., Westport. La Grange Arts & Crafts, 125 E. Main St., La Grange. Old Oak Frame House, 121 E. Main St., La Grange. OpenRange, 6401 Cross Keys Blvd., Crestwood. The Treasured Child, 115 E. Main St., La Grange.

Boating & Camping Tartan's Landing Marina, 3230 N. Buckeye Ln., Goshen.

Golf Eagle Creek Golf Course, 2820 KY 53S, La Grange, 18 holes. Golden Tee Driving Range, 6033 W. Hwy. 146 Nevel Meade Golf Course, KY 329, Prospect, 18 holes. Oldham County Country Club, 1870 Country Club Ln., La Grange, 18 holes. Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, 4121 KY 1694S, Prospect, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Crawford Hot Air Balloons, 1812 Foxboro Rd., La Grange Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, Harmony Landing Rd., Goshen. US 42 to KY 1793, N. 1 mi. to Harmony Landing Rd., on right. 168 acre preserve. Daily dawn-dusk. Falling Rock Scuba Diving Park, 2101 Fendley Mill Rd. Foxhollow Farm, 8905 KY 329, Crestwood. Little Big Horse Trails, 1100 KY 524E, La Grange.

New Castle Pop. 912. Henry County seat, est. 1798. US 421, 10 mi. S. of I-71, 30 mi. N. of Frankfort. Moist. Eastern Time.

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Henry County Chamber of Commerce, 11 N. Main St., PO Box 355, New Castle, KY 40050. 502.845.0806.

Special Events New Castle Spring Fling, Courthouse, 2nd Sat. June. Highland Renaissance Festival, Eminence, wknds. June 1-July 7. Henry County Fair, Henry Co. Fairgrounds, wk. of July 4. Henry County Arts & Craft Guild Showcase, 2nd Sat. Sept. Kentucky Celtic Fest, Eminence, 3rd wk. Sept. Celtic Fest & Highland Games, 955 Elm St., Eminence, 3rd Sat.Sept. Drennon Days, Drennon Christian Church, KY 202, 2nd wknd. Oct. Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar, Henry Co. Fairgrounds, 2nd Sat. Nov. Christmas in New Castle, 1st Fri. Dec. Dickens Christmas Festival, Eminence, 1st wknd. Dec. Living Nativity, Bethlehem, Dec.

Lodging Colonial Hill Inn Bed & Breakfast, 316 E. Cross Main St., 2 units. Mulberry Bed & Breakfast, 1515 Mulberry Pk., Eminence, 5 units.

Restaurants Chat-n-Nibble, 28 S. Penn St., Eminence. Cozy Corner Cafe, 18 W. Cross Main St. Our Best Restaurant, 5728 KY 1861, Smithfield. Scriber Station, 697 Elm St., Eminence. Starvin Marvins Country Kitchen, 18 W. Cross Main St. 20

Familiar Food: Eminence, Dairy Queen, Hometown Pizza, KFC, Snappy Tomato, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Finders Keepers, 5245 Main St., Eminence. Smith-Berry Vineyard & Winery, 855 Drennon Rd.

Boating & Camping Lake Jericho Recreation Area, I-71 exit 28, Smithfield, 70 sites.

Golf Henry County Country Club, US 421, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Kentucky River Wildlife Management Area, KY 561, 1 mi. W. of Gest. 2,620 acres. River flood plain, uplands, old fields & oak-hickory forest. 4 tracts: 1 mi. W. of Gratz (near Lock 3) on KY 561, 1/2 mi. S. of Gest, 1 mi. S. of Gratz on Brown's Bottom Rd., 4 mi. S. of Gratz on KY 355. No horseback riding or camping. Handicap accessible. Mobility impaired access by permit. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Shelbyville Pop. 14,045. Shelby County seat. US 60 off I-64, E. of Louisville. A center for top antique dealers. Shelby County is known as the "Saddlebred Horse Capital of the World." Col. Harland Sanders made his home in Shelbyville at Blackwood Hall, adj. to restaurant bearing his wife’s name. Wet (Shelby Co. Moist). Eastern Time.

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n SHELBYKY TOURISM COMMISSION & VISITORS BUREAU 316 Main St., Shelbyville, KY 40065. Come prepared to spend the night in ShelbyKY so you can visit the many attractions including Saddlebred Horse Farm Tours, The Outlet Shoppes in Simpsonville, and our numerous downtown Shelbyville Shops. 502.633.6388.

n SHELBY COUNTY WELCOME CENTER Kentucky Welcome Center, I-64E MM 28 near Simpsonville. Information desk staffed Mon.-Sat. 8:30-4:30. For Kentucky travel information call 502.722.9383 or 800.225.TRIP. www.kentuckytourism.com

Lakes Guist Creek Lake, off US 60, 2 mi. E. of Shelbyville. 325 acres. Built in 1961. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, crappie, channel catfish, hybrid striped bass), ramp (fee), boat rentals. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Lake Shelby, Burks Branch Rd. 20 acres. Fishing, prim. camping, RV camping, ramp, canoeing, nature trail, picnicking.

Points of Interest Clear Creek Park & Family Activity Center, Burks Branch Rd. N. of Shelbyville, adj. to Lake Shelby. 200 acres. Family Activity Center, playgrounds, ballfields, picnic shelters, amphitheater, nature trails, tennis, golf, indoor & outdoor pools, basketball, camping, boating, fishing, special events. Horse Farm Tours, 316 Main St. Step back in time on a hands-on tour of a working Saddlebred Farm. Tours Mon.-Sat. Reservations required. Late Victorian Downtown, bordered by US 60E & 60W, 3rd & 7th Sts. Most bldgs. on Natl. Reg. Science Hill, 525 Washington St. Stately structures, c. 1790. Prominent girls’ school 1825-1939. Houses Wakefield-Scearce Galleries, shops, restaurant. Mon.-Sat. 10-5. S Gallery, 617 Main St. Shelby County Community Theatre, 801 Main St. Founded 1977. 6 productions each year.

Special Events Downtown Chocolate Stroll, Apr. 13. May Classic Horse Show, Shelby Co. Fairgrounds, May. Shelby County Fair, Shelby Co. Fairgrounds, June 13-22. Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee, July 25-26. Shelbyville Horse Show, Shelby Co. Fairgrounds, July 31-Aug. 3. Long Run Massacre Reenactment, Red Orchard Park, Sept. 13-15. Trims & Whims Crafts Show, Wright Elementary, 1st wk. Nov. Celebration of Lights, Downtown, 1st Sat. after Election Day Nov. Christmas Parade, Downtown, 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Best Western Shelbyville Lodge, I-64 exit 32B, 79 units. Chandler Ridge, 9771 Vigo Rd., Bagdad, 1 unit. Country Hearth Inn, I-64 exit 32B, 40 units. Days Inn, I-64 exit 32B, 62 units. Greenview Motel & Log Cabins, 2366 Shelbyville Rd., 26 units. Holiday Inn Express, 110 Clubhouse Dr., 83 units. Lismore Farm Bed & Breakfast, 3889 La Grange Rd., 2 units. Ramada Inn, I-64 exit 32, 68 units. Walnut Grove Vacation Rental, 5970 Mt. Eden Rd., 1 unit. Yellow Carriage House Bed & Breakfast, 4876 Shelbyville Rd., Simpsonville, 4 units.

Restaurants Bell House Restaurant, 721 Main St. Cattleman's Roadhouse, I-64 exit 32.


Bourbon, Horses & History Region Claudia Sanders Dinner House, 3202 Shelbyville Rd. Fiesta Mexicana, 614 Main St. FireFresh BBQ, 81 Jeanie Dr. Ken-Tex Bar-B-Q, 1163 Mt. Eden Rd. Marimba Mexican Restaurant, 2059 Midland Tr. McKinley's Bread Shop & Deli, 615 Main St. Old Stone Inn, 6905 Shelbyville Rd., Simpsonville. Science Hill Inn, 525 Washington St. Sixth & Main Coffeehouse, 547 Main St. Yamato Steakhouse of Japan, 1534 Midland Tr. Familiar Food: I-64 exit 28, Simpsonville, Dairy Queen, Subway, Wendy's; I-64 exit 32, Arby's, Dairy Queen, Hardee's, Pizza Hut, Wendy's; I-64 exit 35, Cracker Barrel, KFC, McDonald's, Subway, Taco Bell, White Castle; I-64 exit 43, Waddy, Denny's, McDonald's.

sq. mi. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Visitors Center & Office Overlook, KY 2239 off KY 55 or KY 44. Exhibit center with a theatre & other displays, overlook with excellent view of the dam & lake, trail to historic homestead, 2.5 mi. hiking trails.

Points of Interest Red Barn Arena, 6720 Mt. Washington Rd.

Special Events Kentucky Gourd Art Show, Spencer Co. Elementary School, May. Light Up Salt River Festival, Taylorsville Lake Overlook, last Sat. June. Spencer County Fair, Spencer Co. Fairgrounds, July. Spencer County Homecoming, 1st Sat. Oct.

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Eagle's Motel, KY 44E, 18 units. Edgewater Resort, 1238 Settlers Trace Rd., 39 units. Millview Bed & Breakfast, 139 Elk Creek Rd., 1 unit. Tanglewood Motel, 245 Tanglewood Ct., 32 units.

Baehr's Den, 724 Washington St. Cotton Blossom Quilting Shop, 522 Washington St. Country Cottage Collectibles, 137 Frankfort Rd. Great Escape 8, I-64 exit 32. The Keepsake Shop, 711 Washington St. Maggie Bland's Gifts, 604 Main St. Making Ends Meet, 701 Washington St. Metzger's Country Store, 6791 Shelbyville Rd., Simpsonville. Needle Nest, 702 Washington St. Outlet Shoppes at Louisville, I-64 exit 28. Opening Summer 2014. Paisley Pig, 528 Main St. The Pennyman, 802 Washington St. #3. The Polka Dotted Pineapple, 536 Main St. Red Chocolate Maggie's, 222 7th St. The Ruby Rooster Antique Mall, 514-18 Main St. Shelby Artists on Main, 617 Main St. Shelby County Flea Market, I-64 exit 28, Simpsonville. Shelby Horse Supply, 7022 Shelbyville Rd., Simpsonville. Shops of Science Hill, 525 Washington St. Stacey's Simple Stuff, 1025 Main St. Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln. Wakefield-Scearce Galleries, 525 Washington St.

Restaurants Elk Creek Restaurant, 4881 Taylorsville Rd. Fiesta Bravo, 100 Tanglewood Dr. Legends, 109 Settlers Center Rd. Lynda's Grill, 108 Jefferson St. Settler’s Trace Grocery/Deli, 25 Overlook Rd. The Tea Cup, 37 Main St. Yvonne’s Sports Bar, 4881 Taylorsville Rd. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Hometown Pizza, McDonald's, Moby Dick, Papa John's, Snappy Tomato, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment The Red Scooter, 32 E. Main St. T & R Antiques, 46 E. Main St. Taylorsville Farmers Market, 95 E Main St., every Sat. 8 am-noon. The Berry Farm, 1168 Wilsonville Rd.

Boating & Camping Taylorsville Lake Marina, 1240 Settlers Trace Rd.

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Guist Creek Marina & Campground, Off US 60, 2 mi. E. of Shelbyville. On a 325 acre lake. Fishing, ramp, fishing boat rentals, boat slip rentals, live bait & tackle, boat supplies, snacks & ice. Lake Shelby Campground, Burks Branch Rd., prim. & RV sites.

Tanglewood Golf Course, 245 Tanglewood Ct., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Catfish Hunter Pay Lake, 3152 Bloomfield Rd. Plum Ridge Alpacas, 490 Normandy Station Rd.

Golf & Tennis Cardinal Club Golf Course, 401 Champions Way, Simpsonville, 18 holes. Clear Creek Park, Burks Branch Rd., 9 holes, 6 lighted courts. Shelbyville Country Club, KY 53, 18 holes. Weissinger Hills Golf Course, I-64 exit 35, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Red Orchard Park, 704 Kentucky St. Nature & fitness trail. Hiking & horseback riding trails. Shelby Trails Equestrian Park, 5063 Aiken Rd., Simpsonville. Horse & hiking trails. Guided trail rides. Daily 7 am-30 min. before sunset. Permit required.

Taylorsville Pop. 763. Spencer County seat, est. 1799. KY 44, 55, on Salt River. 30 mi. SE. of Louisville, 23 mi. N. of Bardstown, 18 mi. S. of Shelbyville. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Taylorsville/Spencer County Tourism, PO Box 38, Taylorsville, KY 40071. 502.477.3246.

State Park Taylorsville Lake State Park KY 248, 7 1/2 mi. from Taylorsville. 45 mi. SE. of Louisville via KY 55 & KY 155. Open year-round. 4,000 acre park. Park Features: Seasonal, full service marina, off KY 44, ramp, slip rental, fishing & pontoon boat rental. 24 mi. multiuse trails. Chowning Lane, off KY 55, ramp. Possum Ridge, off KY 248, 9 mi. E. of Taylorsville, ramp, horseback riding trail, hiking trails. Van Buren, 16 mi. SE. on KY 1579, off KY 248, ramp. Camping: Mid Mar.-mid Nov., 60 sites, 45 w/ hookups, 10 horse camping sites, 15 prim. sites. (Resv. available). Special Park Events: Possum Ridge 5K, June. Paddle Battle, June 7.

Bardstown Pop. 11,700. Nelson County seat, est. 1780. US 31E, US 62, I-65 exit 112 S. of Louisville, Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Pkwy. NE. of Elizabethtown. 2nd oldest Ky. city. The "Bourbon Capital of the World." Wet. Eastern Time.

Lake Taylorsville Lake KY 2239, off KY 55 or KY 44, Spencer Co., extending into Nelson & Anderson Cos. 3,050 acres. Fishing, marina, ramps, picnicking, camping, trails. Taylorsville Dam is on the Salt River approx. 60 mi. above the confluence of the Salt & Ohio Rivers. 1,280 ft. long, 163 ft. high, earth & rock fill. Drainage area above the lake is 352

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Bardstown/Nelson County Tourist Commission, One Court Sq., Bardstown, KY 40004. 502.348.4877, 800.638.4877.

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State Park My Old Kentucky Home State Park

Springhill Winery, 3205 Springfield Rd./Hwy. 55, Bloomfield. Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. St. Thomas Farm, 870 St. Thomas Ln., 3 mi. S. off US 31E. The 1795 Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget Log House was the home of the 1st Bishop of Bardstown when he came to Ky. in 1811. St. Thomas Church, consecrated in 1816, is the oldest brick church in continuous use in Ky. Masses Sat. 4 & 5:30 pm, Sun. 8 & 11 am & 7 pm. Tours by appt. Wickland, Home of Three Governors, 550 Bloomfield Rd. One of the finest Federal-style houses in Ky., built 1825-28. Self-guided architectural tour, quilt exhibit. May-Labor Day. Fri.-Sun. 10-2. Willett Distillery, 1869 Loretto Rd. Tours on the hour Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-3, Sun. (Apr.-Dec.) 12:30, 1:45 and 3.

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1 mi. E. on US 150, off Bluegrass Pkwy. 290 acres. My Old Kentucky Home is a stately Georgian Colonial mansion, known as Federal Hill, c. 1818. It was the home of Judge John Rowan whose Pittsburgh cousin, Stephen Foster, visited in 1852 & was inspired to write the famous song, "My Old Kentucky Home," now the official Kentucky state song. The restored mansion offers tours by guides in period costumes. Gardens also on tour. Open year-round daily 9-5. Adm. fee. Park Features: Tours of My Old Kentucky Home, gift shop, picnic shelter, playground, meeting facilities. (Resv. available). Camping: 39 sites, wi-fi. Golf & Tennis: 18 holes, 2 courts. Special Park Events: "The Stephen Foster Story," June-Aug. Live at the Park Concert Series, June-Sept. Christmas Candlelight Tours, Nov.22-23, 29-30, Dec. 6-7.

Points of Interest Abbey of Gethsemani, 3642 Monks Rd., Hwy 247, Trappist, KY. Welcome center & gift shop open Mon.-Sat. 9-5. Around the Town Carriage, 223 N. 3rd St. Horse-drawn tours. Open daily, 9 a.m-10 p.m. Barton 1792 Distillery, 501 Cathedral Manor. Free tours Mon.-Fri. 9-3, Sat. 10-2 on the hr. Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 310 W. Stephen Foster Ave. First Catholic cathedral W. of the Alleghenies, c. 1819. Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-3, Sun. 1-5. Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbon Heritage Center, 1311 Gilkey Run. Center offers a film, interactive exhibits, gift shop & bourbon tasting. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. (March-Dec.) noon-4. Distillery tours $4-$25. Heaven Hill DistilleriesTrolley, departs from Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbon Heritage Center. 1/2 hr. tour $5. John Fitch Monument, Court Sq. Fitch (1743-98) invented the steamboat in 1791. Steamboat replica.

H KENTUCKY RAILWAY MUSEUM All aboard for family fun at the Kentucky Railway Museum. Journey with us on a 22 mi. excursion through the Rolling Fork River Valley. 11 mi. S. of Bardstown on US 31E. Call for museum hours & train departures. 136 S. Main St., New Haven, KY 40051. www.kyrail.org 800.272.0152, 502.549.5470. McIntyre’s Winery & Berries, 531 McIntyre Ln. Mon.-Sat. 9-7, Sun. 1-7. Produces homemade fruit wines. Winery tours and tastings. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 N. 3rd St. Relive the elegance of railcar dining as you travel through beautiful Bourbon Country aboard restored 1940s dining cars. Year round. Fri., 5 p.m.; Sat., 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. and other select days Old Bardstown Village & Civil War Museum, 310 E. Broadway. Civil War Museum, Pioneer Village, Natural History & Wildlife Museum, War Memorial of Mid America Museum/Hal Moore Museum & Women of the Civil War Museum. Mar. 1-Dec. 15 daily 10-5. Adm. $4-$10. Old County Jail, 111 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Built 1819, oldest operating jail in state of Ky. until 1987. Tours daily. Sun.-Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-6.

H OLD TALBOTT TAVERN 107 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Oldest western stagecoach stop in America. Operating since 1779. 5 guest rooms. Lunch & dinner daily serving regional favorites such as Hot Brown, country ham, homemade soups & desserts. Large selection of small batch Bourbons available. Try the Bourbon sampler in the Bourbon Bar. Prior guests include Jesse James, King Louis Phillippe & George Patton. www. talbotts.com 502.348.3494.

H OSCAR GETZ MUSEUM OF WHISKEY HISTORY AND THE BARDSTOWN HISTORICAL MUSEUM 114 N. 5th St. An extensive collection of liquor memorabilia dating from the Colonial days until present. The third Sun. in Sept. is our Master Distiller's Auction during the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival; a good time to add to your collection. Winter Hours: Nov. 1-Apr. 30, Sun. 12-4, Tues.-Sat. 10-4, May 1-Oct. 31, Sun. 12-4, Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-4. 502.348.2999. Pioneer Cemetery, 4th St., behind Old County Jail. Burial ground of early pioneers, 1780s. 22

Beautiful Dreamer Ball, Feb. 8. 47th Annual Antiques Show & Sale, Nelson Co.High School, Apr.5-6. Taste of Bardstown, Apr. Bardstown Colonial Days, Apr. 12-14. Racing with the Spirits, Apr. 25. Whiskey City Cruisers Car Exhibit, 2nd Sat. Apr.-Oct. Kentucky Bourbon Sampler, Apr. 26. Wine and Cheese Tasting Festival, May 31. Summer Band Concerts, Fri. June-Labor Day. Bardstown Bluegrass Festival, June. 11th Annual Blooming Bardstown Garden Tour & Market Place, June 7. Fairfield Homecoming, June. Bourbon City Street Concert, July 5. Nelson County Fair, Nelson Co. Fairgrounds, July. Buttermilk Days Festival, Aug. Old Kentucky Home Bike Tour, Sept. 6-7. Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival, New Haven, Sept. 13. Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Sept. 19-21. 34th Annual Bardstown Arts, Crafts & Antique Fair, Oct. 11-12. Downtown Holiday Preview, Nov. 7-9. Christmas Round Bardstown, Nov.-Dec. Candlelight Tour of Homes, Dec. 13.

Lodging America's Inn, 1714 New Haven Rd., 24 units. Bardstown Parkview Motel, 418 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 36 units, rest. Beautiful Dreamer Bed & Breakfast, 440 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 4 units. Best Western General Nelson Inn, 411 W. Stephen Foster Ave., 52 units. Cabin in the Woods, 135 Shady Ln., 2 units. Colonel’s Cottage Inn Bourbon Loft. 107 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 1 unit. Colonel's Cottage Inn John Fitch, 211 E. John Fitch Ave., 1 unit. Colonel's Cottage Inn Millstone, 107 E. Broadway, 1 unit. Colonel's Cottage Inn Pioneer Park, 114 S. 4th St., 1 unit. Comfort Inn, 984 Frost Ave., 49 units. Deatsville Inn, 2345 Deatsville Rd., Cox's Creek, 1 unit. Downtown Super Inn, 523 N. 3rd St., 38 units.

H EAGLE HILL MANOR BED & BREAKFAST & EAGLE COVE COTTAGE 118/122 Springfield Rd., downtown Bloomfield. 1899 Victorian "Painted Lady" with 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 7 fireplaces, natural woodwork & antique furnishings. Huge porch with swing. Natl. Reg. Also 1930s 2 bedroom, 2 bath stone cottage.Full country breakfast. BBAK member www.historiceaglehillmanorbb.com 502.252.7111. See Ad, Page 6. Hampton Inn, 985 Chambers Blvd., 106 units. Howard Johnson, 1875 New Haven Rd., 101 units. Jailer's Inn, 111 W. Stephen Foster Ave., 7 units. Old Bardstown Inn, 510 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 33 units. Old Kentucky Home Motel, 414 W. Stephen Foster Ave., 36 units. Old Kentucky Home Stables Bed & Breakfast, 115 Samuels Rd., Cox's Creek, 4 units. Old Talbott Tavern, 107 W. Stephen Foster Ave., 5 units, rest. Red Rose Inn, 209 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 4 units. Springhill Winery & Plantation Bed & Breakfast, 3205 Springfield Rd., Bloomfield., 6 units. The Veranda Bed & Breakfast, 405 N. 3rd St., 3 units. Wilson Motel, 530 N. 3rd St., 15 units.

Restaurants 62 South Bar & Grill, 624 Bloomfield Rd. BJ's Restaurant, 201 Camptown Rd. Bourbon City Bistro, 1008 Commerce Blvd. Circa Restaurant, 103 E. Stephen Foster Ave. El Camino Real Mexican Restaurant, 885 Pennsylvania Ave. El Jimador Mexican Restaurant, 1009 Granite Dr. Hunan Chinese Restaurant, 708 Bloomfield Rd. Java Joint Café, 126 N. 3rd St. Kreso's Family Restaurant and Mozart Cafe, 218 N. 3rd St. Kurtz Restaurant, 418 E. Stephen Foster Ave. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 N. 3rd St. Mammy's Kitchen, 114 N. 3rd St. Old Talbott Tavern, 107 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Pat's Place, 125 N. 3rd St.


Bourbon, Horses & History Region The Rick House, 112 Xavier Dr. Rincon Mexicano Restaurant, 204 N. 3rd St. Stephen Foster Restaurant, 503 Stephen Foster Ave. Susie Q's, 607 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Tom Pig's Restaurant, 622 Bloomfield Rd. U-mami, 942 Chambers Blvd. Familiar Food: Arby's, Burger King, Chilli’s, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Fazoli's, Hardee's, Huddle House, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, Little Caesars Pizza, McDonald's, Moby Dick, Papa John's, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment At Mary's Art and Antiques, 116 N. 3rd St. Barbara's, 109 W. Flaget Ave. Bardstown Art Gallery/Thomas Merton Books, 214 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Bardstown Booksellers, 129 N. 3rd St. Bardstown Florist, 226B N. 3rd St. Brandi’s Boutique, 119 N. 3rd St. Chuckleberry Farm & Winery, 527 Garrison Ln., Bloomfield. Court Square Antiques, 101 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Garland’s Art and Framing, 105 W. Flaget St. Harman's Antiques & Collectibles, 212 N. 3rd St. Hurst Fountain and Gifts, 102 N. 3rd St. Kentucy Bourbon Marketplace, 110 W. Flaget St. Marshall’s Jewelry, 106 N. 3rd St.

Walking Tours, Based at the Center, 1 Court Sq. Self-guided tours of Historic downtown Bardstown. Willett Distillery, 1869 Loretto Rd.

Boating & Camping Lil Patch of Heaven Campground, 2289 Templin Ave., 39 sites. My Old Ky Home State Park Campground, 668 Loretto Rd., 39 sites. White Acres Campground, 3022 Boston Rd., 100 sites.

Golf & Tennis Bardstown Country Club at Maywood, 130 Maywood Ave., 18 holes. Bardstown Country Club at Woodlawn Springs, 103 Wood Hill Rd., 18 holes. Bardstown Nelson County Parks & Recreation, Jones Ave., 2 courts. Cedar-Fil Golf Course, 2338 New Shepherdsville Rd., 18 holes. Jones Ave Park, Jones Ave. 2 courts.

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H NETTIE JARVIS ANTIQUES 111 Taylorsville Rd., Bloomfield, KY 40008. Two stories of fine Kentucky & American antiques. Store hours Tues.-Sat. 10-6; Sun.Mon. call for hours or by special appointment. www.nettiejarvis.com 502.252.9555. See Ad.

H OLDE BLOOMFIELD MEETING HALL 106 Taylorsville Rd., Bloomfield. Family style recreation center where children & their parents can bowl, roller skate & play pool, pinball & video games. Available for private parties. 502.252.8411, 502.252.9647. See Ad.

H THE OLD SUGAR VALLEY COUNTRY STORE

115 Taylorsville Rd., Bloomfield, 40008. Kentucky Proud products, Elmwood Inn Fine Teas, Rattlesnake Hill Farm Goods, Walnut Groves Farm Honey, Books by Kentucky Authors, Kentucky Crafts, Specialty Foods, Authentic Early American Antiques and so much more. Store Hours Mon.-Sat. 10-6, closed Sun. Call for hours or by special appointment. www.theoldsugarvalleycountrystore.com. See Ad. Plantation Furniture and Design, 127 N. 3rd St. Spalding & Sons, 122 N. 3rd St..

My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 668 Loretto Rd. 18 hole par 71 regulation course featuring 6,385 yds. of golf from the longest tees with a course rating of 70.4 and a slope rating of 128. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. www.parks.ky.gov 502.349.6542. My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Drama Dr., 2 courts.

D ES T IN AT IO N H IS TO R IC B LO O M F IE L D A Beautifully Restored Rural Paradise in the Heart of Bourbon Country Established in 1790 and Home to: Nettie Jarvis Antiques - 7000 square feet of fine American antiques, primitives & rare Kentucky silver The Old Sugar Valley Country Store - Unique crafts, local handmade products & books by acclaimed Kentucky authors Olde Bloomfield Meeting Hall - Bowling, roller-skating, billiards & karaoke. Available for private events! Miss Merrifield’s Tea Room - Catered tea parties in an elegant Kentucky setting Nettie Jarvis Antiques 111 Taylorsville Road P.O. Box 460 Bloomfield, KY 40008 | Tel 502-252-9555 | nettiejarvis.com

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Lebanon Pop. 5,539. Marion County seat, est. 1815. SE. of Bardstown & S. of Springfield on US 68 & KY 55 from Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Pkwy. Exact geographic center of Ky. Site of Civil War battle by Gen. John Hunt Morgan's Raiders. Wet. Eastern Time.

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n LEBANON TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION Adventure on with us in Lebanon Heart of the Bourbon Belt and Home of Turtleman. Hike our trails and discover glamping at Popes Creek Ranch. Visit Maker's Mark & Limestone Branch distilleries, as well as the Kentucky Cooperage, makers of the finest bourbon barrels. You'll like our events, but you"ll love us for our people. Visitor Center, 239 N. Spalding Ave., Ste. 200, Lebanon, KY 40033. www.VisitLebanonKy. com, info@visitlebanonky.com 270.692.0021. See Ad.

Airport Lebanon/Springfield Airport, KY 55, 8 mi. N. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Kentucky Cooperage, 712 E. Main St. Produces charred oak barrels for bourbon. Tours Mon.-Fri. 9:30 am & 1 pm. Free. Lebanon Farmers Market, Downtown Pavilion, Martin Luther King Ave., Wed. and Sat. Seasonally Lebanon Civil War Park, Walnut St. & Spalding Ave. Statue of Union Gen. George H. Thomas. Lebanon National Cemetery, 20 KY 208. Open to visitors daily. One of the oldest national cemeteries in the U.S., est. 1867. Limestone Branch Distillery, 1280 Veterans Memorial Hwy. Mon.Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Marion County Heritage Center, 120 W. Main St., Open Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-1. Scott's Ridge Lookout, 3946 Scott's Ridge Rd. Scenic view of 100 sq. mi. Self-Guided Tours, 239 N. Spalding Ave. Brochures for Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan sites, Historic Homes & Landmarks, Marion Co. Quilt Trail & William Clark Quantill Trail at Visitors Center. Whitemoon Winery, 25 Arthur Mattingly Rd. Gift shop and tastings.

Special Events Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration, Jan. Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff, Jan. 24-25. Farm, Home, Garden Show, 801 W. Main St., Apr.

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Hike & Bike 5K Run & 10K Bike Race, Graham Memorial Park, Apr. Color in Motion 5k, May. US 68 Garage Tour, Hardin Exhibition Center, May. Memorial Day Celebration, Lebanon National Cemetery, May. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June. Old Mill Days, Bradfordsville, June. Lightning Over Lebanon, Marion Co. Fairgrounds, July. Jets Over Kentucky, Lebanon/Springfield Airport, July. Marion County Country Ham Days, Sept. Bourbon Chase, Downtown, Oct. Dickens Christmas, Downtown, Dec. Ruley's Holiday Light Show, 165 Stringtown Rd., Dec. Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival, Dec. Wreaths Across America, Lebanon Natl. Cemetery, Dec. Angelic Hall, Downtown Center Square, Year round.

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H HAMPTON INN LEBANON KY 49 & KY 84. 58 units. "On the Run" breakfast, wireless highspeed internet access, indoor pool, exercise room, HHonors points & miles, meeting facilities.www.hamptoninn.com, lbnky_hampton@hilton.com 270.699.4000, 800.HAMPTON. Hollyhill Inn, 459 W. Main St., 20 units. Myrtledene Bed & Breakfast, 370 N. Spalding Ave., 1 unit. Rosewood Cabins, 520 Fairway Dr., 3 units.

Restaurants Cedarwood Restaurant, 660 E. Main St. Chasers, 110 N. Proctor Knott Ave. China King Buffet, 791 W. Main St. El Rincon Michoacano, 431 E. Main St. Gold Star Buffet, 164 Lebanon Trade Ctr. Henning's Restaurant, 520 Fairway Dr. Joe's Deli on Main, 101 S. Spalding Ave. La Fuente Mexican Restaurant, 784 W. Main St. Los Mariachis, 119 W. Main St. Missy's Out of the Way Cafe, 860 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Raywick. Ragetti's Italian Foods, 300 W. Main St. The Stillhouse Restaurant, 202 W. Main St. Familiar Food: Arby's, Captain D's, KFC/Taco Bell, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Subway, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Deep's Guns & Archery, 243 W. Main St. Factory Connection, 703 E. Main St. Family Frame Shop, 127 W. Main St. French & Stokely Interiors, 211 W. Main St. Lebanon Jewelry & Gift, 495 W. Main St. Limestone Branch Distillery, 1280 Veterans Memorial Hwy. Loper's Floral, 1760 Campbellsville Hwy. Simply The Best, 624 W. Main St. Sportsman's Center, 543 E. Main St. That Cute Little Shop, 160 W. Main St.

Boating & Camping Country View RV Park, 690 E. Main St., 12 sites. Sportsman Lake, Sportsman Lake Dr. Fishing, archery, playground.

Golf & Tennis Graham Memorial Park, 620 Park Dr., 4 courts. Lebanon Country Club, 655 Country Club Dr., 9 holes. Rosewood Golf Club, 520 Fairway Dr., 18 holes.

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Fagan Branch Reservoir, 370 Fagan Branch Rd. 3.2 mi. Cecil L Gorley Naturalist Trail with 47 bridges, fishing. Graham Memorial Park, 610 Park Dr. 104 acre park. Disc golf, track, playground. Lebanon Aquatic Center, 525 Graham Memorial Park Dr. 1 indoor, 2 outdoor pools & water slide. Marion County Wildlife Management Area, Siloam Rd. off U.S. 68/Penick Tatumn Loop. 1,300 acres hiking, picnicking, and bird watching year round. Popes Creek Ranch, 2250 Popes Creek Rd. Non-motorized trails, amphitheatre, yurts, platform tents, tipis.

Loretto Pop. 713. Marion County. KY 49, off KY 55, NW. of Lebanon, SE. of Bardstown. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Adventure on with us in Lebanon Heart of the Bourbon Belt and Home of Turtleman. Hike our trails and discover glamping at Popes Creek Ranch. Visit Maker's Mark & Limestone Branch distilleries, as well as the Kentucky Cooperage, makers of the finest bourbon barrels. You'll like our events, but you"ll love us for our people. Visitor Center, 239 N. Spalding Ave., Ste. 200, Lebanon, KY 40033. www.VisitLebanonKy. com, info@visitlebanonky.com 270.692.0021. See Ad.


Bourbon, Horses & History Region Points of Interest Holy Cross Church, 3560 N. St. Francis Rd., 14 mi. N. of Lebanon. 1st Roman Catholic church W.of Allegheny Mountains (1792).Present church built 1823 by Father Nerinckx. Parish est. 1785. Loretto Motherhouse, 515 Nerinx Rd., 1 mi. E. off KY 49. Headquarters of the Sisters of Loretto, founded in 1812, moved to this location 1824, one of the 1st American religious orders of women. 1860 church, 1812 log cabin of founder Fr. Charles Nerinckx. Rhodes Hall Art Gallery, Mon.-Sat. 10-4. Loretto Heritage Center Museum, Mon.-Fri. 9-3. Maker's Mark Distillery, 3350 Burks Spring Rd. Natl. Hist. Landmark. Distillery tours Mon.-Sat. 10:30-3:30, Mar.-Dec. Sun. 1:30-3:30. Gift shop. Adm. $7.

Special Events St. Francis Picnic, Downtown, July.

Lodging Hill House Bed & Breakfast, 110 Holy Cross Rd., 4 units.

Restaurants Cozy Corner Tavern, 4950 KY 52. Hawk's Place, 4925 KY 52.

Springfield Pop. 2,519. Washington County seat, est. 1793. US 150, SE. of Bardstown & KY 555 13 mi. S. of Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Pkwy. Wet (Washington Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Airport Lebanon/Springfield Airport, KY 55, 6 mi. S. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

State Park Lincoln Homestead State Park 5 mi. N. of Springfield, off US 150, via KY 528 to KY 438. 150 acre park on orig. land settled by Lincoln family in Ky. Replica cabin built on spot where orig. 1782 cabin stood. Home of Abraham Lincoln's father, Thomas. Orig. cabin of his mother, Nancy Hanks, plus blacksmith & carpenter shops of period. Mordecai Lincoln House, home of Abraham Lincoln's favorite uncle. Available for wedding & meeting rental. Most facilities are seasonal. Park Features: Picnic area, 9 acre fishing lake, playground, museum, gift shop. Museum tours May 1-Sept. 30, 9-5, wknds. only in Oct., adm. fee. Golf: 18 holes.

Lake Willisburg Lake, KY 555, 11 mi. N. of Springfield. 126 acres. Dam completed 1969. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish, white crappie, yellow bullhead, channel catfish, white sucker), ramp (fee), dock, boat rental, camping. Hndcp. acc.

Points of Interest Abraham Lincoln Legacy Museum, Washington County Courthouse, Main & Cross Sts. The 16th President's legacy from his ancestors to his presidency. Original Lincoln-Hanks marriage documents. Abraham Lincoln Sculpture, Washington Co. Judicial Center. Bronze sculpture by Paula B. Slater. Beech Fork Covered Bridge, off KY 458, 2.5 mi. N. off KY 55, over Beech Fork N. of Springfield. Built by Cornelius Barnes, completed 1871. 246 ft. long, 11 ft. wide. Burr arch truss design. The longest multi-span in Ky. On Natl. Reg. Pedestrian traffic only. Phil Simms Museum, Opera house Mon.- Fri. 9-4. Free. Springfield Opera House, 124 W. Main St. Houses Welcome Center & Central Ky. Community Theatre. St. Catharine College, US 150 SE. Est. 1931. Coed, liberal arts. Enrolls 850. St. Catharine Motherhouse, KY 150. Est. 1822, 1st U.S. Community Dominican Sisters. Historic site, museum. Open daily. Free. Magdalen Sanctuary, 1823. St. Rose Church & Proto-Priory, KY 152. Est. 1806, site of the first Catholic school W. of Allegheny Mountains. Church (1855) still remains. Beautiful, tall Tudor Gothic. Daily 9-6. Free.

Special Events Independence Day Celebration, July 3. African American Heritage Fest, 1st wknd. Aug. 1851 Maple Hill Manor Alpaca & Llama Fiber Farm Festival, 2941 Perryville Rd. (US 150), last Sat. Sept. Kentucky Crossroads Harvest Fest & Jim Beam BBQ Cook-off, 1st wknd. Oct. 25


Washington County Fair, 1st wknd. Oct. Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival, 1st wknd. Dec.

Lodging Cinnamon House Bed & Breakfast, 202 Lincoln Park Rd., 3 units. Lincoln Suites Lodge, 100 Depot St., 7 units. Maple Hill Manor Bed & Breakfast, 2941 Perryville Rd., 7 units. Springfield Inn, 324 Lincoln Park Rd., 62 units.

Restaurants Branding Iron Bar & Grill, 315 Lebanon Hill Rd. Cecconi's Family Restaurant, 117 W. Main St. La Fuente, 860 Bardstown Rd. Little Red Hen Cafe, 200 Lincoln Park Rd. Los Mariachis, 1007 Lincoln Park Rd. Mordecai's, 105 W. Main St. New China King, 805 Bardstown Rd. Familiar Food: Hardee's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, SnappyTomato, Subway, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Central Kentucky Community Theatre, 124 W. Main St. Designs by Mary, 200 S. Doctor St. Horseshoe Bend Vineyards, 1187 Lawson Ln., Willisburg. Ooh La La Boutique, 130 W. Main St. Pink Elephant Antiques, 112 S. Cross Main St. Rolling Hills Vineyard, 2385 Kelly Shop Rd. Serano Alpaca Farm, 1805 Booker Rd. Sunshine Alpacas of Kentucky, 2100 Mackville Rd. Willisburg Amish General Store, 98 Chaplin Rd., Willisburg.

Boating & Camping Danny's Marina & Campground, 11528 KY 555, 41 sites.

Golf & Tennis Idle Hour Park, 1075 KY 555, 4 courts.

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Hodgenville Pop. 3,206. Larue County seat, est. 1818. US 31E, KY 61, SE. of Elizabethtown, I-65. The birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President. Dry. Eastern Time.

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5079 Lincoln Park Rd. 18 hole par 71 regulation course accents the gentle rolling hills of the historic setting. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. www.parks.ky.gov 859.336.7461.

For information about this historic area contact the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, 60 Lincoln Square, PO Box 176, Hodgenville, KY 42748-0176. www.laruecountychamber.org 270.358.3411. See Ad.

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National Historical Park Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Campbell's West Wind Farm, 2888 Bardstown Rd. Jumping for Fun, Arnold's Airport, 858 Simmstown Rd. Hodgenville.

3 mi. S. of Hodgenville on US 31E, KY 61. Granite memorial is located on land where Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was born Feb. 12, 1809 and enshrines a 19th century cabin symbolic of the type in which the 16th U.S. President was born. Leading to the Memorial Building are 56 steps, one for each year in Lincoln's life. Above the entrance are words from Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural, "With malice toward none, with charity for all..." Park Features: 116 acres including the Thomas Lincoln farm where Abraham was born. Picnic area, hiking trails & restrooms. Visitor Center features exhibits on the Lincoln family and a film showcasing Lincoln's Ky. years. Near the Memorial is Sinking Spring, a limestone spring used by the Lincolns. Memorial Day-Labor Day 8-6:45, rest of year 8-4:45. (Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day). Free. Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek, US 31E, 10 mi. NE of Birthplace. Site of Lincoln's last home in Ky. (1811-1816). Outside exhibit only. Open daily. Free. Special Park Events: Lincoln's Birthday, Feb. 12. Walk Through Lincoln's Life, Sept.

Points of Interest Abraham Lincoln Statue, Lincoln Square. The heart of the community of Hodgenville. A bronze by A. A. Weinmann, commissioned by Congress & erected in 1909. Boy Lincoln Statue, Lincoln Square. Bronze sculpture of Abraham Lincoln as a seven-year-old boy by the Daub Firmin Sculpture Group. Commissioned by the Commonwealth of Ky. & erected in 2008.

H LINCOLN MUSEUM 66 Lincoln Square. Exhibits & life size dioramas trace the life of Abraham Lincoln. Library, art collection, film. Mon.-Sat. 8:30-4:30, Sun. 12:30-4:30. Adm. $1.50-$3. www.lincolnmuseum-ky.org 270.358.3163. See Ad, Page 25.

Special Events Lincoln Day Luncheon, Feb. 12. LaRue County Fair, June. Lincoln Days Celebration, 1st full wknd. Oct. Halloween on the Circle, Oct. 31. Christmas on Lincoln Square, First Sat. in Dec.

Lodging Cabin Fever Lodging, 3030 Old Elizabethtown Rd., 2 units. Crossroads Country Inn, 1906 McCubbins Rd., 6 units. Nancy Lincoln Inn, 90 Nancy Lincoln Ln., 4 units.

Restaurants Decades Restaurant, 9050 New Jackson Hwy. Hodgenville Grill, 704 S. Lincoln Blvd. Joel Ray's Restaurant, 2579 Lincoln Farm Rd. 26


Bourbon, Horses & History Region Laha's Red Castle Hamburgers, 21 Public Sq. Paula's Hot Biscuit, 311 W. Water St. Royal Pizza II, 804 S. Lincoln Blvd. Familiar Food: China King, Hardee's, Hometown Pizza, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Almost Home, 48 Lincoln Sq. Garrett's Jewelry Outlet, 118 N. Lincoln Blvd. Geneva's Florist & Gift Shop, 63 Shawnee Dr. Hinton's Orchard & Farm Market, 8631 Campbellsville Rd. Lee's Garden Center, 1918 Bardstown Rd. Lincoln Jamboree, 2579 Lincoln Farm Rd. Lincolns Loft, 25 Lincoln Sq. Magnolia Mall, 9050 New Jackson Hwy., Magnolia. Mam Candy, 218 N. Lincoln Blvd. Nancy's Gift Shop, 107 W. Main St. The Sweet Shoppe, 100 S. Lincoln Blvd.

Boating & Camping McDougal Lake, KY 916. Salem Lake, KY 2217.

Golf LaRue County Country Club, 1175 Greensburg Rd., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure LaRue County Environmental Education & Research Center, 1794 Leafdale Rd.

Brown-Pusey House, 128 N. Main St. Georgian Colonial, c. 1825. Former inn, now community house, local history museum & genealogical library, Thomas Lincoln corner cabinet. Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Free tours. Library fee. The Cannonball, Depp Building, Dixie Ave. & Main St. Original Civil War cannonball embedded in the building wall in 1862 battle. Elizabethtown City Cemetery, E. Dixie Ave. & Nicholas St. Site of a Civil War battle & now resting place of confederate soldiers. Elizabethtown Nature Park, Veterans Tribute 1900 Ring Rd. E. Elizabethtown Sports Park, 1401 W. Park Rd. Soccer/lacrosse/ field hockey fields, baseball/softball diamonds, football fields, pavilions, restrooms. Freeman Lake Park, N. US 31W. 213 acres, boats (no gas motors), docks, fishing, trails, shelter rentals. Hardin County History Museum, 201 W. Dixie Ave. The Hardin Co. story line begins with Native Americans & features local artifacts. Traveling & special exhibits including Lincoln heritage. Tues.-Sat. 10-2. Helm Place, N. Dixie Ave. Helm family mansion & cemetery. Graves of Abraham Lincoln relatives. Lincoln Heritage House, Freeman Lake Park, N. US 31W. Pioneer cabins built 1789-1805. Joiners work done by Thomas Lincoln, Abraham's father. Hrs. vary. Model "A" Ford Museum, off KY 1538, Rineyville. Nearly 40 unrestored 1928-1931 Ford cars & trucks, antique auto parts, license plates, tools, signs. By appt. Adm. $2. One Room School, c. 1892. Moved to present site in 1978, restored in 1980. Mem. Day-Labor Day, daily sunrise-sunset. Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St. Meeting rooms, banquet facilities, basketball, racquetball, weights, arboretum. Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln Memorial, Freeman Lake Park, N. US 31W. Memorializes Abraham Lincoln's stepmother. Hrs. vary. Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, 1100 N. Dixie Ave. 50 classic & special interest vehicles on display. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, winter 10-4. Free. University Drive Park, 527 University Dr.Tennis, 3 lighted ball fields, basketball, picnicking, playground.

Special Events New Year's Dash 5K Run/Walk, Downtown Jan. 1. BBQ, Blues and Bikes, May 23-24. Second Saturday, Downtown, 2nd Sat. each mo. Historic Downtown Costumed Walking Tour, June-Sept., Thurs. 7 pm. Official Kentucky State Championship Old Time Fiddlers Contest, Freeman Lake Park, June 13-14. Founders' Day Celebration, Freeman Lake Park, July 4. Hardin County Community Fair & Horse Show, July. Cruisin' the Heartland, Downtown, July 25-26. Elizabethtown Summer Concert, Aug 23. Heartland Festival in the Park, Freeman Lake Park, Aug. 22-23. Via Colori Street Painting Festival, Downtown, Sept. Zombie Fest., Oct. Heartland Dulcimer Club Fall Festival, 1st wknd. Nov. Holiday Market Place, Pritchard Community Center, 2nd wknd. Nov. Santa's Workshop, Brown-Pusey House, Dec. Candlelight Tour, Brown-Pusey House, Dec. Christmas Parade & Light Up Downtown, Dec.

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Elizabethtown Pop. 28,531. Hardin County seat, est. 1797. Intersection of US 31W, I-65, US 62, Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass & Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwys. S. of Louisville. The Heartland of the Lincoln Trail & home of Abraham Lincoln's parents. Elizabethtown was named for the wife of Andrew Hynes, one of its founders. Wet (Hardin Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau, I-65 exit 94. N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown, KY 42701. www.TourEtown.com 270.765.2175, 800.437.0092.

Airport Addington Field, 1828 Kitty Hawk Dr., off KY 3005. General aviation. 6,000 ft. runway.

Lake Freeman Lake, US 31W N. 120 acres. Fishing (channel catfish, rainbow trout, crappie, bluegill), paddle & rowboat rentals, ramp. No gas motors.

Points of Interest American Legion Park, 801 N. Miles St., 30 acres, play ground, picnicking, golf, tennis. Black History Gallery, 602 Gallery Pl. Photos & biographies of black Americans.

Baymont Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 94, 63 units. Best Western Atrium Gardens, I-65 exit 94, 128 units. Bluegrass Inn, I-65 exit 91, 40 units. Budget Holiday Motel, I-65 exit 91, 49 units. Comfort Suites, I-65 exit 94, 75 units. Days Inn, I-65 exit 94, 120 units. E-Town Motel, I-65 exit 91, 26 units. Fairfield Inn, I-65 exit 94, 75 units. Hampton Inn, I-65 exit 94, 60 units. Heartland Golf Club, 850 Pine Valley Rd., 24 units, rest. Holiday Inn Express, I-65 exit 94, 76 units. Homegate Inn, I-65 exit 94, 36 units. Howard Johnson, I-65 exit 94, 146 units. Kentucky Cardinal Inn, I-65 exit 91, 47 units. La Quinta Inn, I-65 exit 94, 62 units. Motel 6, I-65 exit 94, 98 units. Quality Inn, I-65 exit 94, 96 units. Ramada, I-65 exit 94, 67 units. Roadside Inn, I-65 exit 91, 79 units. Super 8, I-65 exit 94, 59 units.

Restaurants 123 Far East, 3046 Dolphin Dr. 2 B Thai, 3040 Ring Rd. Auntie Anneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pretzels, 1704 N. Dixie Hwy. Azka Mediterranean Cuisine, 1704 N. Dixie Hwy. Back Home Restaurant, 251 W. Dixie Ave. Cobbler's Cafe, 125 E. Dixie Ave. El Acapulco, 918 N. Dixie Hwy. El Burrito, 212 Commerce Dr. El Tapatio, 211 Towne Dr. Ginza Japanese Restaurant, 1705 N. Dixie Hwy. Green Bamboo Chinese Restaurant, 902 N. Dixie Hwy. GRILLIt, 2018 N. Mulberry. Heartland Sports Pub, 850 Pine Valley Dr. 27


IHOP, 3900 N. Dixie. Kansai Japanese Steakhouse, 1611 N. Dixie Hwy. McAlister’s Deli, 4031 N. Dixie Hwy. Moon Mood, 5549 N Dixie Hwy. Namaste, 212 Commerce Dr. Omelet House, 710 E. Dixie Ave. Qdoba Mexican Grill, 1600 N. Dixie Hwy. Red Mango, 2030 N. Dixie Hwy. Roxie’s, 114 E. Dixie Ave. Sim Sushi Steak, 2047 Ring Rd. Simple Pleasures, 1704 N. Dixie Hwy. Stone Hearth Restaurant, 1001 N. Mulberry St. Sugarberries Bakery, 2410 Ring Rd. Sugar Fashion Cakes, 109 N. Mulberry. Texas Outlaw Barbeque, I-65 exit 94. Trino's Italian Restaurant, 2414 Ring Rd. Familiar Food: I-65 exit 91 & 94, Arby's, Bob Evans, Captain D's, Cheddar's, Chick-fil-A, Hardee's, Jerry's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, Longhorn Steakhouse, Los Nopales, McDonald's, Moe's Southwest Grill, O'Charley's, Panera Bread, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Popeye's, Rafferty's, Rally's, Red Lobster, Sonic, Steak N Shake, Subway,Taco Bell,Tumbleweed; I-65 exit 94, Beef O'Brady's, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Denny's, Domino's, Fazoli's, Golden Corral, Honeybaked Ham, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Popeye's, Ruby Tuesday, Ryan's, Shoney's, Subway, Taco Bell, Texas Roadhouse,Waffle House,Wendy's,White Castle, Zaxby's.

Shopping & Entertainment Cool Springs Center, 2409 Ring Rd. Cottage Charm, 532 W. Dixie Ave. D.J.’s Antiques, 124 W. Dixie Ave. Estate Sales, 136 W. Dixie Ave. Goldnamers Antiques, 210 N. Main St. Hardin County Playhouse, 209 W. Dixie Ave. Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, 384 W. A. Jenkins Rd. The Historic State Theater, 209 W. Dixie Ave. Hobby Station, 536 W. Dixie Ave. Kentucky Art Lady, 29 Public Sq. Mall Park Center, 1900 N. Dixie Hwy. Moonlight Serenity, 114 W. Dixie Ave. Towne Mall, 1704 N. Dixie Hwy. Uniquely Yours Quilt Shop, 2973 Rineyville Rd. Wild Earth Gallery & Gifts, 110 N. Main St.

Boating & Camping Elizabethtown Crossroads Campground, I-65 exit 94, 3 cabins, 70 sites. Glendale Campground, I-65 exit 86, 70 sites.

Golf & Tennis American Legion Park, 801 N. Miles St., 9 hole par 3, 4 courts. Freeman Lake Park, Blue Heron Way, 10 courts. Heartland Golf Club, 850 Pine Valley Dr., 18 holes. University Drive Park, University Dr., 8 lighted courts.

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Glendale Hardin County, est. 1859. KY 222 between I-65 exit 86 & Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. S. of Elizabethtown. On L & N R.R. tracks, bustling passenger stop in early 1900s. Main St. is on Natl. Reg. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Special Events Spring Fest, 3rd Sat. May. Glendale Crossing Festival, 3rd Sat. Oct. Christmas in the Country, 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Glendale Economy Inn, I-65 exit 86, 35 units. Maple Cottage, 129 E. Maple St., 3 units.

Restaurants Tony York's on Main, 201 E. Main St. Whistle Stop Restaurant, 216 E. Main St.

Shopping & Entertainment Bennie's Barn Antique Mall, 434 E. Main St. The Country Gate, 210 S. Bell St. Glendale Antique Mall, 103 Railroad Ave. Glendale Broom Company, 122 S. Bell Ave. Green Top Antiques & Collectibles, 433 E. Main St. The Mercantile, 215 E. Main St. Miss Haley Janes Antiques, 101 Jaggers Rd. Rustic Redemption, 208 E. Main St. Serendipity, 211 E. Main St. The Side Track Shops & Antique Mall, 212 E. Main St. Then & Now, 200 E. Main St. Thru the Grapevine, 200 S. Bell Ave. Time Worn Interiors, 101 Jaggers Rd. True Kentucky, 452 E. Main St.

Radcliff/Ft. Knox Radcliff: Pop. 21,688. Hardin County, est. 1919. US 31W, adjacent to Ft. Knox Military Reservation. Named for Major William Radcliffe, Camp Knox quartermaster corps commander. Moist (Hardin Co. Dry). Eastern Time. Ft. Knox: Hardin County. S. of Louisville & N. of Elizabethtown on US 31W & US 60. 109,069 acre U.S. Military Reservation extending into Bullitt, Hardin & Meade counties. Named in honor of Revolutionary War Gen., 1st Sec. of War, Henry T. Knox. Activated 1918, now home of U.S. Army Accessions Command. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Greenbelt Parks & Walking Tours, parks, hiking, walking & biking trails throughout town. Maps at Visitors Center, 1030 N. Mulberry St. Skydive Kentucky, Addington Field, 1824 Kitty Hawk Dr. Vernon-Douglas State Nature Preserve, off KY 583 outside of Elizabethtown. One of the most mature second growth forests in the Knobs. This 730 acre preserve contains a rich array of spring wildflowers. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

COME TO THE GOLD! A once in a lifetime experience . . . from the General George Patton Museum of Leadership to the United States Bullion Depository, to Saunders Springs Nature Preserve, our community is filled with southern hospitality & military history. PO Box 845,Radcliff, KY 40159. www.radclifftourism.org 800.334.7540. See Ad.

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Armored Soldiers Memorial, Lincoln Tr., Radcliff. Gold & granite sculpture honoring the men & women of the U.S. Army's Armored Forces.

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Bourbon, Horses & History Region Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedoms Way, Radcliff. Meeting rooms, pool, basketball, playground, tennis, walking course. Dawley Park, off KY 1500, Radcliff. Sports fields, picnicking.

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Restaurants Rhonda’s Country Kitchen, 312 Main St. Star Cafe, 401 South St.

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Dixie Jamboree at West Point, 407 South St. Granny's Attic, 401 South St. Music Ranch USA, 407 South St.

Ft. Knox, US 31W. U.S. Army’s only state-of- the-art museum dedicated to the history of Army leadership at all levels and ranks. Museum campus includes the General George Patton collection including car, guns & command van, a fully restored WWII barracks, 9/11 Fire Trucks, memorial park, and more. Open Tues.- Fri. 9-4:30, Sat. 10- 5:30. Closed holidays. Free. www.generalpatton.org. The Kentucky September 11th Memorial, Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, 8501 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. The memorial, constructed from a piece of steel from the World Trade Center & stones from the Pentagon, stands in honor of those who sacrificed that day. Radcliff City Park, US 31W, Radcliff. Skate park, sports fields, picnicking.

Boating & Camping Salt River Recreation Area, Salt River Dr., camping, fishing, ramp.

Outdoor Adventure Bridges to the Past, in Ft. Knox. 2 mi. hike over antebellum Louisville & Nashville Turnpike. 3 stone bridges. Brochures at City Hall. Tioga Falls National Recreation Trail, off 31W & L & N Turnpike. 2 mi. self guided trail on Ft. Knox Resv. Brochures at City Hall.

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Hooray for Heroes Celebration, Radcliff, May. Autumn Daze, Vine Grove, Sept. Radcliff Days, Radcliff, Sept. Bluegrass Festival, Optimist Park, Vine Grove, Sept. 26-28. Dickens of a Christmas, 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Candlewood Suites, 100 Endeavour Way, 83 units. EconoLodge, 261 N. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff, 49 units. Ft. Knox Inn, 1400 N. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff, 40 units. Gateway Villa Motel, 1404 N. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff, 17 units. Gold Vault Inn, 1225 N. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff. 93 units. Hampton Inn, 150 Johnson Rd., 72 units. Holiday Inn Express, 200 Endeavour Way, Radcliff, 61 units. Super 8, 395 Redmar Blvd., Radcliff, 51 units.

Pop. 2,643. Meade County seat, est. 1825. KY 448/1638, off US 60 on Ohio River. Moist (Meade Co. Wet). Eastern Time.

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Restaurants Caroline's Alpine Haus, 7260 S. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff. Colton's Steakhouse, 3050 S. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff. German Cottage Cafe, 1285 S. Wilson Rd., Radcliff. Los Nopales Mexican Restaurant, 440 S. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff. Familiar Food: Radcliff, A&W/Long John Silver's, Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Captain D's, Domino's, Hardee's, Huddle House, Jerry's, KFC, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Rally's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House; Ft. Knox, Burger King, Moe's Southwest Grill, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Radcliff Antique Mall, 509 S. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff. The Red Brick Cottage, 776 S. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff. Red Hill Cutlery, 1628 N. Logsdon Pkwy., Radcliff. Somewhere In Time Antique Mall, 332 N. Dixie Blvd., Radcliff. U.S. Cavalry, 2855 Centennial Ave., Radcliff.

Golf Lincoln Trail Country Club, 900 Country Club Rd., Vine Grove, 18 holes. Lindsey Golf Course, 4024 Bullion Blvd., Ft. Knox, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Saunders Springs Nature Preserve, N. Wilson Rd. 26 acres. Walking, hiking & biking trails, picnicking.

West Point Pop. 797. Hardin County, est. 1796. SW. of Louisville on US 31W, on the Ohio River at the mouth of the Salt River. Busy riverport in the early 1800s. Moist (Hardin Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Points of Interest Fort Duffield, Salt River Rd., off US 31W. Civil War Union fort built by Gen. William Sherman. Natl. Landmark. Hiking & bike trails,hndcp. acc. Tours. www.fortduffield.com Historic District Walking Tour, brochures at City Hall. Includes sites of Gen. Sherman's Civil War Headquarters, Civil War hospital, Youngs Inn, Founders Cemetery, Ohio & Salt Riverwalks & Salt River Ferry. Veterans Memorial Park, 6th & Elm Sts. 4 acres on the Ohio River. Picnicking, stage, beach. West Point Kentucky History Museum Inc. Fri.-Sat. 2-5. Contact Chris Lueken for Private Tour. 502.418.5045

Special Events Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show, KY 44W, Apr. 11-13 & Oct. 10-12. River Days Festival, Sept. 18-20. Veterans Memorial Park. Carnival rides, parade, pageant, WWII reenactment, live music, auction, fireworks Sat. Civil War Days, Labor Day wknd.

Points of Interest Brandenburg Riverfront Park, Boat ramps, fields, pavilions, amphitheater, gazebo. General John Hunt Morgan Driving Tour. Follow the path taken during the Civil War by Gen. John Hunt Morgan & his men as they rode through Meade Co. & crossed the Ohio River into Indiana during the Great Raid of 1863. Meade-Olin Park, Tennis, disc golf, ball and soccer fields, picnic areas, and playground.

Special Events Meade County Farm Toy Show & Sale, Meade Co. Fairgrounds, Mar. Antique Machinery Show & Threshing Days, Meade Co. Fairgrounds,1st wknd. July. Meade County Fair, Meade Co. Fairgrounds, July 20-27. River Heritage Festival, Riverfront Park, Sept./Oct. Christmas by the River, Last Sat. Nov.-Dec. 31.

Lodging Abe's Country Village Motel, KY 3390 Brandenburg Rd., 14 units. America’s Best Value Inn, 1900 Armory Pl. Economy Suites, 230 N. Dixie Hwy., Muldraugh, 19 units. Fort Knox Lodge, 518 Wilson St., Muldraugh, 17 units. Golden Manor Inn & Suites, US 31W, Muldraugh, 110 units. Southern Grace Bed & Breakfast, 325 Kirchdorfer Rd. Super 8, 1900 Armory Place Rd., 44 units. Travelers Motel, 404 S. Dixie Hwy., Muldraugh, 26 units.

Restaurants Clark's Tavern, 8440 Rhodelia Rd., Paynesville. Home Plate Family Restaurant, 656 River Ridge Plaza. Miguel's Mexican Restaurant, 634 River Ridge Plaza. Familiar Food: Brandenburg, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Huddle House, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Subway, Taco Bell; Muldraugh, Dairy Queen, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell.

Shopping & Entertainment Everett & Allie's Gift Shoppe, 2141 Brandenburg Rd. Wilson's Bait & Tackle, 2605 Brandenburg Rd.

Boating & Camping Brandenburg Riverfront Park, Downtown, ramps.

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Golf & Tennis Doe Valley Golf Club, KY 1638, 18 holes. Meade Activity Center, 493 Lawrence St., 9 holes. Meade-Olin Park, KY 933, 2 courts, disc golf. River Trace Golf, 493 Lawrence St., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Meade-Olin Park, KY 933. 74 acres. Picnicking, battlefields, playground, tennis, nature trail. Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area, KY 1638, off US 31W. 2,221 acres. Wed.-Sun. daylight-dark. Fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, bird & wildlife watching fee $3/day or $30/yr. Horseback riding, mountain biking, archery & shooting ranges fee $7/day or $70/yr. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Riverfront Park, Downtown. 15 acre park on the Ohio River. Riverwalk, picnicking, soccer, amphitheatre, playground, 2.5 mi. paved Buttermilk Falls Trail.

Hardinsburg/ Cloverport/Irvington Hardinsburg: Pop. 2,343. Breckinridge County seat. KY 259, off US 60. Moist (Breckinridge Co. Dry). Central Time. Cloverport: Pop. 1,152. US 60, W. Breckinridge Co. Dry. Central Time. Irvington: Pop. 1,181. US 60, E. Breckinridge Co. Dry. Central Time.

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River Shack, 8659 KY 259S, McDaniels. Your Cup of Tea, 200 E. 3rd St., Hardinsburg. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Hardee's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Dutch Heritage Furniture Gallery, 1300 Old US 60 Loop, Irvington. Family Ties, 9550 US 60, Cloverport. Kentucky Holler House Antiques, 6756 US 60E, Garfield. Miller-Mart Country Store, 10285 US 60E, Irvington. Pate House Antiques, 206 W. Main St., Cloverport. Rocky Top Tree Farm & Crafts, KY 401, Hudson.

Boating & Camping Cloverport RV Park, KY 105, Cloverport, 10 sites. Nick's Boat Dock, 342 KY 79S, McDaniels.

Golf Breckinridge County Community Golf Center, 904 KY 261S, Hardinsburg, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Clover Creek Hunting Farms, 1172 Teller-Haycraft Ln., Hardinsburg. Yellowbank Public Wildlife Management Area, KY 259, in Breckinridge Co., 20 mi. N. of Hardinsburg, on the Ohio River. 6,775 acres in 4 tracts. Fishing, hiking, prim. camping, ramp, horseback riding in designated areas, ramp. Waterfowl refuge closed Oct. 15-Mar. 15. Hndcp. acc. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Leitchfield Pop. 6,699. Grayson County seat. Off Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. exit 107, US 62, KY 259. Between Nolin Lake to S. & Rough River Lake to N. Moist (Grayson Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Airports Leitchfield-Grayson County Airport, KY 259, 7 mi. S. General aviation. 4,000 ft. lighted runway. Rough River Dam State Resort Airport, KY 79, Falls of Rough. General aviation. 3,200 ft. paved, lighted runway. Air camping.

State Parks Nolin Lake State Park Airport Breckinridge County Airport, 193 Airport Rd. General aviation. 3,500 ft. runway.

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Points of Interest Breckinridge County Historical Society Museum, 108 E. 3rd St., Hardinsburg. Apr.-Dec. Sat. 9-noon. Free. Cloverport Community Museum, 415 E. Houston St., Cloverport. Housed in a restored freight depot. Apr.-Oct. Sun. 2-4. Free. Holt House, 6205 KY 144N, Stephensport. Historic family home & cemetery of Judge Joseph Holt. Irvington Railroad Station Museum, 234 N. 1st St., Irvington. Restored freight station with historical items displayed. By appt.

Special Events Railroad Festival, Irvington, May. Breckinridge County Fair, Hardinsburg, July. Sacajawea Festival, Cloverport, Labor Day wknd. Holt House Community Day, Stephensport, Sept. Highway 60 Yard Sale, Oct. 4-6. Hoedown Day, Hardinsburg, Oct.

Lodging Bird's Nest Cottages, 10202 KY 259S, McDaniels, 6 units. Breckinridge Inn, 1125 US 60, Hardinsburg, 22 units. Little Cedar Getaway, 983 E. B. Kennedy Ln., Garfield, 1 unit. Mountain Laurel Lake Resort, 1195 KY 86W, Harned, 6 units. Rough River Vacation Resort, KY 259S, McDaniels, 9 units.

Restaurants Becky's 101, 301 West St., Cloverport. Cloverport Diner, 204 W. Main St., Cloverport. The Dinner Bell II, 215 US 60W, Irvington. Green Valley Restaurant, 419 US 60E, Irvington. Irby’s, 314 West St. JC's Rocking T, 14200 US 60E, Irvington. Knotty Pine, 406 KY 79S, McDaniels. Little Dave's Family Restaurant, 1018 Old US 60, Hardinsburg. Little Dave's Restaurant & Pizza, 9536 KY 259S, McDaniels. Miguel's El Gallo Mexican Restaurant, 519 Old US 60, Hardinsburg. Pizza Tonight, 72 Lucas Ln., Hardinsburg. Power’s Deli, 9263 W. Highway 60. 30

Off Western Ky. Pkwy. on KY 79 between Leitchfield & Hardinsburg, 89 mi. SW. of Louisville via US 60. Open year-round. 637 acres on Rough River Lake near the dam. Lodge, Grayson's Landing Restaurant & pool. www.parks.ky.gov 270.257.2311, 800.325.1713. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Pool, beach, marina, open & covered slips, ramp, fishing, pontoon boat rentals, hiking, mini-golf, picnicking, playground & planned recreation, Lady of the Lakes II boat tours, seasonal. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 40 rooms, Grayson's Landing Restaurant, complete convention & meeting facilities for 400, gift shop. Cottages, 17 two bedroom. Open year-round. Camping: Seasonal. 66 sites with util., tent camping at airport, serv. bldg. (Resv. available). Golf & Tennis: 9-hole par 3 course, carts & club rentals, tennis courts. Special Park Events: Rook Tournament, Jan. 18-19. Friends of Rough River Chili Cook Off, Feb. 2.


Lexington's Bluegrass Region Sweetheart's Weekend, Feb. 15-17. Pine Knob Dinner Theatre, Mar. 15, Apr. 26, May 25. Future Sportsman's Weekend, Mar. 23. Buffalo & Wild Game Buffet, Mar. 23. Easter Eggstravaganza, Mar. 30. Camper's Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-28. Free Fishing Weekend, June 7-9. Friends of Rough River Cardboard Boat Regatta, June 22. Rumble Over the Rough Fireworks Show, July 5. Magnolia 5K Run, July 13. Corps of Engineers Dam Triathlon, Aug. 10. Trash Bash Lake Clean Up, Sept. 14. Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 25-26. Supper with Santa, Dec. 7. New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31.

Shopping & Entertainment CD’s Indoor Flea Market, 515 Mill St. The Carriage Shop, 111 N. Main St. Caught Ya Lookin', 115 Sequoia Dr. Country Squire, 115 Sequoia Dr. Embry's Bike Division, 602 N. Main St. Evelyn’s Flower & Gifts, 125 E. Main St. Leitchfield Peddler, 311 W. White Oak St. Patty's Country Crafts, 8904 Elizabethtown Rd. Raye's Flowers, 107 E. Walnut St. Renegade Marine & Outdoor Center, 415 Commerce Dr. Rough River General Store, 14005 Falls of Rough Rd., Falls of Rough. Shopping Center A, 362 South Main St. (Southgate Mall, Grocery, Consignments & more). Shopping Center B, 1801 Elizabethtown Rd. (Wal-Mart, Catos, Snap Fitness & many others). Shopping Center C, 1305 Elizabethtown Rd. (Goody’s, Hibbett Sports & many others). Something Beautiful, 625 S. Main St. Vendors' Village, 1325 W. Elizabethtown Rd. Whoop-de-do Design, 98 Public Sq.

Lakes Nolin Lake W. of I-65 via KY 88, KY 728 & KY 259, S. of Leitchfield. 5,790 acres. Extends 30-39 mi. into Grayson, Edmonson & Hart Cos. Fishing, boating, camping. Nolin River Dam, N. of Brownsville off KY 259. 166 ft. high, 980 ft. long. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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KY 79, KY 259, N. of US 62, W. Ky. Pkwy. & Leitchfield. 4,860 acres. Extends about 39 mi. along border of Breckinridge, Grayson & Hardin Cos. Fishing, boating, camping. Rough River Dam, 6 mi. E. of Falls of Rough. 1,590 ft. long, 130 ft. high, completed 1961. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Cave Creek, KY 736 off KY 79, NW. of Leitchfield, 16 sites, 70 prim. sites, ramp. Laurel Branch, KY 110 off KY 259, McDaniels, 25 sites, 52 prim. sites, ramp. M & D Marina, 346 Peter Cave Ramp Rd. Nolin River Canoe, 565 Fields Ln., Clarkson. North Fork, KY 259, McDaniels, 51 sites, 57 prim. sites, ramp. Ponderosa Boat Dock, 865 Ponderosa Rd., Clarkson. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Rough River Lake: Axtel, KY 79 off KY 259, McDaniels, 41 sites, 117 prim. sites, ramp. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Nolin Lake: Wax, KY 88, 110 sites, ramp. Fee area. Wax Marina, KY 88, Clarkson.

Points of Interest Centre on Main, 425 S. Main St. Renovated building now special events venue. Jack Thomas House, 122 E. Main St. Built by Grayson Co.'s 1st circuit clerk c. 1810. Historical library & museum. Tues.-Fri. 10-4. Middleground Golf, 2814 Lilac Rd. Manufacturers of golf clubs & baseball bats. By appt. Pine Knob Theatre, KY 79, Caneyville. June-Sept., Fri. & Sat. 7:30 pm.

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State Park Events, See Rough River Dam State Resort Park. Bluegrass Opry, Old Judicial Center, Sat. Jan.-Apr., Nov.-Dec. Memorial Day Parade, 4th Sat. May. Freedom & Fiddlin' National Fiddle Competition, 3rd wknd. July. Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship, July 20. Grayson County Agricultural Fair, Grayson Co. Park, July 25-28. R.A.C.K. Tour, 1st Sat. Aug. Nolin Fest, 1st wknd. Aug. Grayson County Fair, Grayson Co. Fairgrounds, Aug. 27-Sept. 2. Highway 54 Yard Sale, Sept. 12-14. Clarkson Honeyfest, Clarkson, last full wknd. Sept. Lindsey's Haunted Barn, 330 Taylor Cemetery Rd., Oct. Caneyville Fair, Caneyville, 1st wknd. Oct. Five Mile Flea Market, 2nd wknd. Oct. Christmas in the Park, Beville City Park, Dec. 5. Hometown Christmas, 1st Sat. Dec.

Buck Country Outfitters Hunting Lodge, 911 Old Hartford Rd., Caneyville, 6 units. Royal Farms & ATV Trails, 325 Lone Oak Rd., Clarkson.

Lodging All Saints Episcopal Center Inn, 833 Hickory Grove Rd., 20 units. Countryside Inn, 315 Commerce Dr., 46 units. Dan Krist Bed & Breakfast, 2055 Clarkson School Rd., 2 units. Green Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 57 Jennie Green Rd., Falls of Rough, 8 units. Hatfield Inn, 769 White St., 40 units. Logsdon Landing Lakefront Cabin, 80 Logsdon Landing, Clarkson, 1 unit. Moutardier Resort & Marina, 1990 Moutardier Rd., 8 units. Midtown Cafe & Inn, 400 W. Main St., 5 units. Nolin Lake Motel, KY 88, 9 units, rest. Nolin River Getaway, 565 Fields Ln., 1 unit. Pine Knob Guest House, 2250 Pine Knob Rd., Caneyville, 1 unit. Ponderosa Motel, 865 Ponderosa Rd., Clarkson, 6 units, rest. The Resort Motel, 13689 KY 79, Falls of Rough, 20 units.

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Off Western Ky. Pkwy. on KY 79, 89 mi. SW. of Louisville via US 60. 40 room lodge, conference center for 324, Grayson's Landing Restaurant & pool, 17 two-bedroom cottages. Campground, marina, 9 hole golf course. www.parks.ky.gov 270.257.2311, 800.325.1713. See Ad, Page 4.

Frankfort

Restaurants Asian Buffet, 364 S. Main St. BB’s Restaurant, 706 S. Main St. Big Kahuna BBQ, 338 S. Main St. Farmer's Feed Mill Restaurant, 110 Sequoia Dr. Golden Buffet & Grill, 624 S. Main St. Grayson's Landing, Rough River Dam State Resort Park. Los Mexicanos, 1917 Elizabethtown Rd. Mi Camino Real, 208 W. White Oak St. Midtown Cafe & Inn, 400 W. Main St., 5 units. Sandy’s Corner Kitchen, 121 W. Main St. Familiar Food: W. Ky. Pkwy. exit 107, Captain D's, Dairy Queen, Hardee's, Huddle House, KFC, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Kentucky state capital. Pop. 27,527. Franklin County seat, est. 1786. US 60, 127, off I-64, on the Kentucky River. Chosen as capital when Kentucky was formed in 1792. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Airport Capital City Airport, US 60, 1 mi.W. General aviation. 5,900 ft. runway.

Lakes Upper & Lower Sportsmans Lakes, US 60, 1 mi. W. Upper lake 7 acres, lower lake 3 acres. Bank fishing (bluegill, catfish, largemouth bass). Universal access. fishing pier, picnicking, resident waterfowl. Year-round sunrise-sunset.

Points of Interest Berry Mansion, 700 Louisville Rd. Colonial Revival mansion built in 1900 by George Franklin Berry, a prominent distiller. On Natl. Reg. Elaborate music room features hand carved oak woodwork. By appt. Free. Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Tr. Complimentary guided tours. Gift shop. Open year-round. Mon.-Fri. 9-3, Sat. 10-2. Capital City Museum, 325 Ann St. 200 yrs. of local history, politics, architecture, enterprise, misbehavior & everyday life in Frankfort. Mon.-Sat. 10-4.

Executive Mansion, E. of Capitol. Official home of Kentucky governors since 1914. Native limestone structure based on 18th Century French designs. Restored 1980-83. Tours Tues. & Thurs. 9 & 10 am. Reservations required. Floral Clock, behind State Capitol. Giant clock with 34 ft. face. Unique in that it does not lie ďŹ&#x201A;at but is tilted above a reďŹ&#x201A;ecting pool, supported by its 100 ton planter. Uses 20,000 plants, grown in state greenhouses, & seasonal decorations. Frank Lloyd Wright's Zeigler House, 509 Shelby St. Designed by the famous architect for Rev. Jesse R. Zeigler in 1910. Natl. Reg. Private residence. Frankfort Cemetery, 215 E. Main St. Graves of Daniel Boone (17341820) & his wife Rebecca. Magnificent view of Capitol & downtown Frankfort. Open 8 am-dark.

Mon.-Fri. 10-4, has holdings consisting of more than 107,000 cubic feet of state & local government records & 60,000 rolls of microfilmed public records dating from 1780 to the present. Kentucky Fish & Wildlife Headquarters, US 60, 3 mi. W. 232 acre farm, picnic facilities, 5 mi. of hiking trails, 2 fishing lakes. Open year-round sunrise to sunset. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Kentucky Military History Museum, 125 E. Main St. In the Old State Arsenal, built 1850. Explores Ky.'s rich military tradition through personal stories & artifacts. Check in at Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Seasonal hrs. Kentucky River Cruises, Riverview Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd. Cruise the Kentucky River, which is an integral part of Frankfort's history. 1 1/2 hr. tours Memorial Day.-Oct. Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10:30 am, Wed. 6 pm. Free. Limited to 10 passengers. Resv. at Capital City Museum.. Kentucky State University, 400 E. Main St. Est. 1886. Enrolls 2,300. 308 acre campus, 204 acre research farm, 300 acre environmental education center. State liberal arts university. Center for Excellence in the Study of Kentucky African Americans, aquaculture research center. Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Coffee Tree Rd. off KY 676. Unique memorial with the names of 1,100 Kentuckians killed in Vietnam etched in the granite plaza. The giant sundial's shadow touches each name on the anniversary of his death. The names of 22 missing veterans are behind the sundial so the shadow never touches them. Free. Liberty Hall Historic Site, 202-218 Wilkinson St. Liberty Hall, built 1796, & Orlando Brown House, built 1835. Original furnishings, formal gardens. Tours of the historic homes of Ky. Senator John Brown & his son Orlando Brown. Tues.-Sat. 1:30 & 3. Adm. $4. Martin F. Schmidt Research Library, genealogy research & collections library. Seasonal hrs. Adm. $4. Old Governor's Mansion, 420 High St. Restored Federal mansion which served as the Governor's Mansion 1798-1914, Lt. Governor's residence until 2002. Old State Capitol, 300 W. Broadway. Greek Revival structure designed by Gideon Shryock, completed 1830. Served as Ky.'s State House until 1910. Natl. Historic Landmark. Check in at Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Seasonal hrs. Peter W. Pfeiffer Fish Hatchery, Indian Gap Rd.,12 mi. N. off US 127 near Swallowfield. 45 rearing ponds, hatching house, office buildings & feed house. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum, 116 E. 2nd St. Founded 1919. Family owned & operated for nearly a century. Tour the inventor of Bourbon Balls. Bus groups & walk-ins welcome. Retail store open year-round Mon.-Sat.10-6, Sun. noon-6. Guided tours Mon.-Sat. 10-noon & 1-5:30. Adm. $3. Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman's Ln., 5 mi. from I-64. Enjoy one of Frankfort's top tourist attractions. Experience Kentucky's diverse regional ecosystems & the wealth of fish, plants & animals that make this their home. Tues.-Sat., hrs. subject to change. Ky. Fishing & Hunting Licenses. Switzer Covered Bridge, off KY 1262, over North Elkhorn Creek. Built by George Hockensmith c. 1855. 126 ft. long, 11 ft. wide. Howe truss design. Each entrance has a sawtooth edge. Rebuilt 1998. On Natl. Reg. Pedestrian traffic only. Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway. "Kentucky Journey" exhibit from prehistoric Kentucky to present.

Special Events Reforest Frankfort, Apr. 6. Downtown Derby Celebration, May 4. Kentucky Herb Festival, Lakeview Park, May 11. Salato Bourbon Sampler, Salato Wildlife Education Center, June 1. Capital Expo Festival, Fountain Place, downtown, June 6-8. Living in History Home & Garden Tour, June 8. Commonwealth Veterans Celebration, Capitol View Park, July 4. Franklin County Fair & Horse Show, Lakeview Park, July. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, Aug. 1-4. Capital City Blues Festival, Aug. 10. Art in the Gardens, Liberty Hall Historic Site, Labor Day wknd. Fall Festival, Josephine Sculpture Park, Sept. 15. Aviation Day, Capital City Airport, Sept. 21. Kentucky Book Fair, Frankfort Convention Complex, Nov. 10. Candlelight Festival, Downtown, Nov. 8-12. Christmas Parade, Dec. 7.

Lodging Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. A convention, sports & special events facility with 10,000 sq. ft., seating for 5,300, parking garage. Frankfort Trolley. See Frankfort by trolley with over 20 stops at the area attractions & landmarks. Discounts at local businesses & a free Frankfort bus transfer with a trolley stamp. Tues.-Fri. 10-3. Free. Historical Walking Tours, 39 historical attractions along a marked route. Maps at Frankfort Visitor Center. Josephine Sculpture Park, 3355 Lawrenceburg Rd. Large scale outdoor sculpture exhibit, visitor center, artist residency & internship programs. Daily dawn-dusk. Free. Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Rd. State Library, open Mon.-Fri. 10-4, circulates a collection of over 41,000 volumes, 13,500 multimedia titles. State Archives, open 32

America's Best Value Inn, I-64 exit 53B, 46 units. Best Western Parkside Inn, I-64 exit 58, 99 units.

H BLUEGRASS INN 635 Versailles Rd. 61 units. Free continental breakfast, free HBO & cable with remote, free "USA Today," free wi-fi & local calls. Refrigerator & microwave. Outdoor pool. Truck parking. www.bluegrassinn. com 502.695.1800, 800.322.1802. Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd., 189 units, rest. Days Inn, I-64 exit 53B, 122 units. Fairfield Inn & Suites, I-64 exit 58, 90 units. Hampton Inn, I-64 exit 53B, 123 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-64 exit 53, 67 units. Meek House Bed & Breakfast, 119 E. 3rd St., 2 units. The Meeting House Bed & Breakfast, 519 Ann St., 4 units, rest.


Lexington's Bluegrass Region Restaurants Adelia's Bakery & Cafe, 1140 US 127S. Bistro 241, 241 W. Main St. Buddy's Pizza, 212 W. Broadway. Candleberry Tea Room, 1502 Louisville Rd. Casa Fiesta, 801 Louisville Rd. The Dragon Pub, 103 W. Main St. Fiesta Grande Restaurante Mexicano, 314 Versailles Rd. Gibby's, 204 W. Broadway. Jim's Seafood, 950 Wilkinson Blvd. Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W. Broadway. La Fiesta Grande Restaurante Mexicano, 334 St. Clair St. La Melanie's, 328 St. Clair St. Miguel's Restaurante, 1530 Versailles Rd. Rick's White Light Diner, 114 Bridge St. Serafini, 243 W. Broadway. Familiar Food: I-64 exit 53, Applebee's, Chili's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Fazoli's, Frisch's, Hardee's, Johnny Carino's, KFC, Long John Silver's, Longhorn Steakhouse, McDonald's, New China, O'Charley's, Panera Bread, Pizza Hut, Qdoba, Quizno's, Shoney's, Steak N Shake, Subway, Taco Bell, Taco John's, Wendy's; I-64 exit 58, Arby's, Captain D's, Cracker Barrel, KFC, McDonald's, Penn Station, Waffle House, White Castle.

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Four Roses Distillery Visit the historic Four Roses Distillery and you'll begin to understand why our Bourbon has come to be so mellow. Nestled in the quiet Kentucky countryside on the banks of the scenic Salt River, the Distillery has a unique Spanish Mission-style architecture rarely seen in Kentucky and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located at 1224 Bonds Mill Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342. Distillery Tours are available year-round, for the latest tour updates please visit www.FourRosesBourbon.com or call us at 502.839.2655.

Shopping & Entertainment Broadway Clay, 223 W. Broadway. Capital Cellars, 227 W. Broadway. Capital Gallery of Contemporary Art, 314 Lewis St. Completely Kentucky, 237 Broadway. Country Place Jamboree, 60 Old Sheep Pen Rd. The Gift Box, 1500 Louisville Rd. Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. The Irish Sea Celtic Shop, 333 W. Broadway. The Milam House, 308 Washington St. Old Capitol Antiques, 231 W. Broadway. Paul Sawyier Art Gallery, 3445D Versailles Rd. Poor Richard's Books, 233 W. Broadway. Prodigy Vineyards & Winery, 3445 Versailles Rd. Rebecca Ruth Chocolate Cafe, 200 W. Broadway. Wilma's Linen & Lace, 202 W. Broadway. The Woolery, 315 St. Clair St.

Healing Fields for our Kentucky Fallen, 725 W. Broadway. Permanent tribute to Ky. service men & women who have fallen in the war on terror. Rising Son’s Home Farm Winery, 975 Frankfort Rd. Wild Turkey Distillery, 1525 Tyrone Rd.Tours Mon.-Sat. at 9, 10:30, 12:30, 2:30 & 3:30, Mar.-Dec. Sun. 1, 2 & 3.

Special Events Lawrenceburg Fair & Horse Show, Fairgrounds, last wk. June. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, First wknd in Aug. Anderson County Burgoo Festival, last wknd. Sept. Christmas Parade, 1st Sat. Dec.

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Benson Valley Boat Dock, 615 Benson Valley Rd. Canoe Kentucky, 7323 Peaks Mill Rd. Elkhorn Campground, 165 N. Scruggs Ln., 125 sites. Frankfort Boat Dock, St. Clair St. Kentucky River Campground, 1489 Steele Branch Rd., 104 sites. Lakeside Arena & Expo Center, I-64 exit 58, 60 sites. Riverview Park, Broadway & Wilkinson Blvd.

Best Western Lawrenceburg Inn, I-64 exit 48, 53 units. Kavanaugh House Bed & Breakfast, 241 E. Woodford St., 5 units.

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Golf & Tennis Duckers Lake Golf Course, 98 Buena Vista Dr., 18 holes. East Frankfort Park, Myrtle Ave., 3 lighted courts. Juniper Hill Park, 800 Louisville Rd., 18 holes, 4 lighted courts. Lakeview Springs Golf Complex, US 460, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure A Little Bit of Heaven Riding Stable, 3226 Sullivan Ln. Kentucky Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Purchase Kentucky Fishing Licenses, Hunting Licenses, various permits & "Kentucky Afield" subscriptions for yourself or as gifts for others 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visa, Mastercard, Discover. Buy online at fw.ky. gov or call the Ky. Dept. T. N. Sullivan Wildlife Management Area, US 127, 5.1 mi. N. of Frankfort, to Sullivan Ln. (KY 1262). 146 acres. Old fields & pastures. Foot access to Elkhorn Creek. Fishing. No camping, no horseback riding. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Restaurants El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, 755 W. Broadway. Foliage Chinese Restaurant, 755 W. Broadway. Heavens to Betsy! Bakery, 124 S. Main St. Talk of the Town, 408 W. Broadway. Tony's BBQ Barn, 1435 127 Bypass N. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Domino's, Huddle House, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Cinnamon's Flowers & Gifts, 201 S. Main St. Lovers Leap Vineyards & Winery, 1180 Lanes Mill Rd. Pumpkin Patch Primitives, 1288 Anderson Crossing Rd.

Boating & Camping Beaver Lake Marina, 1269 Beaver Lake Rd., 8 sites, 30 prim. sites.

Golf Wild Turkey Trace Golf Club, 1450 Fox Creek Rd., 18 holes.

Lawrenceburg Pop. 10,505. Anderson County seat, est. 1820. US 127 & US 62, 12 mi. S. of Frankfort, 25 mi. W. of Lexington. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Lake Beaver Lake, Beaver Lake Rd., 10 mi. SW. off US 62. 148 acres. Built in 1963. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish), dock, boat rentals, ramp (fee). Universal access. Shad for bait prohibited. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Georgetown Pop. 29,098. 9th largest Kentucky city. Scott County seat. US 25, 62, 460, I-75, N. of Lexington. Many fine homes of Greek Revival & Antebellum design. Wet (Scott Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Airport Georgetown/Scott County Regional Airport, US 460, 5 mi. E. of I-75. General aviation. 5,500 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Cardome Center Historic Site & Museum of the Written Word, 800 Cincinnati Pk. Former Catholic convent & boarding school, now a center for the study of language & literature. Elkhorn Creek, a 99 mi. creek excellent for canoeing, kayaking & fishing. Georgetown College, 400 E. College St. Est. 1787. Enrolls approx. 1,900. Historic 104 acre campus. Library houses Dr. Donald L. & Dorothy Jacobs Art Gallery, open to the public, free. www.georgetowncollege.edu 502.863.8000.

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229 E. Main St. Over 2 centuries of local history and rotating exhibits of local interest such as the Civil War, quilts, Indian artifacts, etc. Wed.-Sat. 10-4 and by appointment. Free. Gift Shop: Books for sale. www.georgetownky.com 502.863.6201. Ice House Gallery, 114 S. Water St. Working art gallery in a restored 1890s building. Old Friends Farm for Retired Thoroughbreds, 1841 Paynes Depot Rd. A 92 acre retirement & rescue facility for 80 former race horses, such as 1988 Eclipse winner Sunshine Forever, Super Derby winner Wallenda, one of the greatest sons of Damascus, Ogygian, & "Seabiscuit" star Popcorn Deelites. Tours daily by appt. www. oldfriendsequine.org 502.863.1775. Royal Spring Park, Main & S. Water Sts. The site of Royal Spring, which was discovered in 1774 & gushes forth 25 million gallons of water per day. Log Cabin built by freed slave in 1874 & where it is believed Rev. Elijah Craig made the 1st bourbon whiskey in 1789. Scott County Arts & Cultural Center, 117 N. Water St. Home for the arts in the old Scott Co. Jail building. Tues.-Sat. noon-4. St. Francis de Sales Mission, US 460, 7 mi. W. Built in 1820 for Kentucky's second Catholic congregation. The Studio, 216 N. Broadway. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, I-75 exit 126, 2.5 mi. E. on Cherry Blossom Way.Visitor Center exhibits free tours of Stamping, Plastics, Body Weld & Assembly. Mon.-Fri. www.toyotageorgetown. com 502.868.3027, 800.866.4485. Ward Hall, US 460W. Natl. Reg. Landmark, c. 1857. The largest Greek Revival house in Ky. Summer home of the Wards, associated with famed Southern Belle, Sallie Ward. Open 1st wknd. Apr.-Dec. Yuko-En on the Elkhorn, US 25N, adjacent to the Cardome Centre. The official Kentucky-Japan Friendship Garden. Stroll daily or call for a group tour.

Scott County Antique Show, Scott Co. High School, March 22-23. Georgetown International Kite & Culture Festival, Cardome Center, Apr. Southern Knights Car Cruise, Factory Stores of America, Apr.-Oct. Ward Hall Open House, Ward Hall, Apr.-Dec. 1st wknd. NGA Pro Golf Tour, May. Oxford Antique Market, 2750 Oxford Village Ln., May & Sept. Gayla Bluegrass Combined Driving Event, 3329 Cynthiana Rd., May 18-19. Bluegrass Cycling Club "Horsey Hundred," Memorial Day wknd. Scott County Kiwanis Fair, Scott Co. Park, June. Party on the Square, Thurs. June- Sept. Taste of Georgetown, June 27. 4th of July Parade, Downtown & Scott Co. Park, July. Sweet Corn Festival, Evans Orchard, July 20. Harvest Trail, Sept.- Oct. Sadieville in September, Sadieville, Sept. Apple Festival, Evans Orchard, Sept. 7-8. Harvest Day, Quest Farm, Sept. Autumn Fest, Bi-Water Farm, Sept.- Oct. Artworks Arts Weekend, Oct. Festival of The Horse, Oct. 2-5. Whispering Woods Haunted Trail, Whispering Woods Riding Stables, Oct. 11-18, & 25-31. Spook-tacular Day, Downtown, Oct. Gallery & Gift Holiday Market, Scott Co. Arts & Cultural Center, Nov.-Dec. Dickens Downtown, Dec. Georgetown Christmas Parade, Downtown, Dec. Christmas Open House, Ward Hall, Dec. Georgetown Community Hospital Ladies Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar, 1140 Lexington Rd. Dec.

Lodging Baymont Inn, I-75 exit 126, 59 units. Best Western Plus Georgetown Corporate Center, 132 Darby Dr., 67 units. Blackridge Hall Bed & Breakfast, 4055 Paris Pk., 6 units. Comfort Suites, I-75 exit 126, 67 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 126, 65 units. Days Inn, I-75 exit 129, 63 units.

H FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES I-75 exit 126. Free hot breakfast & do-it-yourself waffles. Spacious rooms, high speed internet, cable TV, HBO, TVG, ESPN, Lifetime movies, hair dryer, iron/board, coffeemaker. Suites with sofa sleeper & micro/frig. Fitness center, business center, meeting room, convenience store, guest laundry. www.marriott.com/lexgt 502.868.9955. Gayla Guest Quarters, 3329 Cynthiana Rd., 1 unit. Hampton Inn, I-75 exit 126, 75 units. Hilton Garden Inn, I-75 exit 126, 108 units, rest. Holiday Inn Express, I-75 exit 126, 85 units. Jordan Farm Bed & Breakfast, 4091 Newtown Pk., 3 units. Knights Inn, I-75 exit 125N or 126S, 80 units. Longview Golf Club, 3243 Frankfort Pike. Magnolia Inn- A Downtown Bed and Breakfast, 320 E. Main St. Microtel Inn, I-75 exit 126, 75 units. Motel 6, I-75 exit 129, 98 units. Pineapple Inn Bed & Breakfast, 645 S. Broadway, 4 units. Super 8, I-75 exit 126, 62 units. Winner's Circle Motel, I-75 exit 125N or 126S, 73 units.

Restaurants Asian Royal Buffet, 109 Lawson Dr. Camino Grande, 1252 Paris Pk. Fat Boy's Barbeque, 2176 Cincinnati Pk. FatKats Pizzeria & Restaurant, 3073 Paris Pk. Fava's Restaurant, 159 E. Main St. Frank’s Doughnuts, 751 Slone Dr. Galvin's, 135 E. Main St. The Georgetown Cheese Store & More, 230 Connector Rd. Lock & Key Cafe, 201 E. Main St. Mi Mexico, I-75 exit 125N/126S. Plum Tree Restaurant, 1247 Paris Pk. Rodney's on Broadway, 222 N. Broadway. Sam's Restaurant, 1973 Lexington Rd. Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse, 108 Osbourne Way. Thai Garden, 221 N. Broadway. Upbeat Cafe, 117 N. Broadway. Wilshire's, 124 Gen. John Payne Blvd. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 125N/126S, Applebee's, Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chick-Fil-A, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Fazoli's, Frisch's, Giovanni's, Gold Star Chili, Golden Corral, KFC, Long John Silver's, Little Caesar's, Mancino's, McDonald's, O'Charley's, Papa John's, Penn Station, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Ruby Tuesday, Steak N Shake, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's; I-75 exit 129, McDonald's, Waffle House, Wendy's; US 25S, Burger King, Domino's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Zaxby's.

Shopping & Entertainment Burr Oak Tack & Morgan Horses, 2179 Cincinnati Rd.

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Lexington's Bluegrass Region Carriage House, 1260 Paris Pk. Country Peddler Shoppe, 218 E. Main St. Factory Stores of America, I-75 exit 126. Georgetown Antique Mall, 124 W. Main St. Georgetown Peddlers Mall, 400 Outlet Center Dr. Georgetown Vendors Mall, 150 Edwards Ave. Granny's Goodies, 804 S. Broadway. Heirlooms & Gretchen's, 136 W. Main St. Suff's Furniture & Oriental Rugs, 228 E. Main St. Twisted Twigs, 146 S. Hamilton St. Unique Gifts and More, 149 E. Main St.

Boating & Camping Elkhorn Creek, at Cardome Park, US 25N; Great Crossing Park, US 227N; Oser Landing, US 460E.

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257 Rogers Gap Rd., I-75 exit 129, W. to US 25. A Good Sam RV Park. 221 sites with water, electric, sewer & wi-fi. Playground, pool, fishing pond, bathhouses, laundry. Pet friendly. No ATVs. www. whisperinghillsrv.com 502.863.2552.

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Garden Club of Kentucky Headquarters, 616 Pleasant St. Built c. 1851. Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum, 4 acres with 70 species of trees & restored carriage house. Arboretum open sunrise-sunset. Free. Hopewell Museum, 800 Pleasant St. Museum of local history & Ky. fine arts, children's activity center. Housed in 1909 Beaux Arts post office building. Wed.-Sat. noon-5, Sun. 2-4. Adm. $3. Horse Farm Area, Winchester Rd. Outstanding thoroughbred horse farms. By appt. only. Jacob Spears Home, KY 1876, off US 27W. Stone dwelling c. 1788, stone warehouse & springhouse where Jacob Spears made, stored & named his bourbon whiskey. External view only. Nannine Clay Wallis House & Arboretum, 616 Pleasant St.

Special Events 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 3. Bourbon County Fair & Horse Show, Bourbon Fairgrounds, June 24-29. Central Kentucky Steam & Gas Engine Show, July. Chautauqua Festival, Millersburg, Sept. Pumpkin Festival, late Sept. Secretariat Festival, late Sept.

Canewood Golf Course, 124 Gen. John Payne Blvd., 18 holes. Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club, I-75 exit 126, 18 holes. Coal Ridge Golf Course, 100 Coal Ridge Rd., 18 holes. Longview Golf Course, 3243 Frankfort Pk., 18 holes. Scott County Park, US 25N, 6 lighted courts.

Outdoor Adventure Bi-Water Farm, 877 Cincinnati Rd. Bill's Live Fish Farm, 1588 Carrick Pk. Easy Riders Ranch, 2893 Frankfort Rd. Evans Orchard & Cider Mill, 180 Stone Rd. Skateboard Park, 140 Pavilion Way. Quest Farm, 627 Glass Pk. Veterans Memorial Wildlife Management Area, Rogers Gap Rd.(KY 620). 2,497 acres. Important habitats for game species & migratory birds including hardwood forests, shrublands, grasslands & pond. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Whispering Woods Riding Stables, 265 Wright Ln. Yuko-En Japanese Friendship Garden, 700 Cincinnati Pike.

Paris Pop. 8,553. Bourbon County seat, est. 1789. US 27, 68, NE. of Lexington. Wet. Eastern Time.

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n PARIS/BOURBON COUNTY TOURISM COMMISSION Come & see why our motto is "Horses, History & Hospitality." Stop by our Visitor Center 720 High St., Paris, KY 40361. www.parisky. com 859.987.8744. See Ad.

Points of Interest Cane Ridge Meeting House & Shrine, KY 537, off US 460 NE. of Paris. 1791 blue-ash log meeting house is the largest one room log building in the U.S. Shrine to Christian unity, site of the Great Revival of 1801, museum, graveyard. Apr.-Oct. Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. Donations. Claiborne Horse Farm, 703 Winchester Rd. Colville Covered Bridge, 4 mi. NW. of Millersburg, on Colville Rd., over Hinkston Creek. Built 1877 by Jacob Bower. 128 ft. long, 13 ft., 2 in. wide, single span, of multiple king post truss design. Renovated in 2001 due to extensive flood damage. On Natl. Reg. Open to traffic.

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323 High St. Built of native limestone by Maj. Joseph Duncan in 1788. Tavern hosted such travelers as Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, Isaac Shelby & Michael Stoner. Ky. D.A.R. headquarters. Apr.Dec. Tours Wed.-Sat. 1:30 $8. John Fox Jr. Genealogical Library Tues.-Sat. 10-4, $5.

Country Festival & Back 40 NatureWalk, ReedValley Orchard, Oct.5. Accutran Holiday Bazaar, Nov. Christmas Parade, Dec. 7.

Lodging Ann’s Bed and Breakfast, 1811 Millersburg Rd. Best Western Paris Inn, 2011 Alverson Dr., 49 units. Country Charm Historic Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast, 505 Hutchison Rd., 2 units. The Guesthouse at Rosecrest Farm, 1276 Winchester Rd. The Treehouse at Stoner Creek, 131 Taylor Ave., 2 units.

Restaurants Clay's Downtown Restaurant, 730 Main St. Giovanni’s Pizza, 4133 Lexington Rd. Lil's Place, 627 Main St. Paradise Cafe, 731 Main St. Perico's Mexican Restaurant, 4221 Lexington Rd. Varden's Cafe, Specialty Foods & Emporium, 509 Main St. Familiar Food: US 27/68, Arby's, Domino's, Giovanni's, Great Wall Chinese, Hardee's, Jerry's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Tico, Wendy's.

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Neal Welcome Center, 108 W. Main St. Thurs.-Sat. 10-4. Genealogy library, old country store & museum. Old Nicholas County Jail, Jailer's Home & Dungeon, 120 W. Main St. Home built 1820-24, dungeon cells built 1857 & housed prisoners in the 1850s-1890s. Open 2nd Thurs. each month. Lunch will be served by appointments. 4 course meal.

Shopping & Entertainment Ardery's Antiques & Collectibles, 627 Main St. Fairbanks Antiques & Stuff, 420 Main St. Frames on Main Gallery, 630 Main St. Graham's Antiques, 108 E. 4th St. Loch Lea Antiques, 624 Main St. Paris/Bourbon County Farmer's Market, 720 High St. Quillin Leather & Tack, 1929 Main St. Reed Valley Orchard, 239 Lail Ln.

Special Events Special Park Events, see Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 5-8. Nicholas County Fair, West End Park, June 6-14. Blackberry Festival, Main St., July 2-5. Saturday in Carlisle, Courthouse Sq., Sept. 27.

Golf Houston Oaks Golf Course, 555 Houston Oaks Dr., 18 holes. Shady Brook Golf Club, 444 Hutchison Rd., 9 holes.

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H BLUE LICKS BATTLEFIELD STATE RESORT PARK US 68, between Paris & Maysville. 32 room lodge on the Licking River, all rooms with patio or balcony, restaurant, meeting rooms, 2 executive cottages. Museum & gift shop, campground, miniature golf. www.parks.ky.gov 859.289.5507, 800.443.7008. See Ad, Page 4.

Pop. 2,010. Nicholas County seat, est. 1816. 36 mi. NE. of Lexington, on KY 36 at US 68 & US 27. Downtown district on Natl. Reg. Scenic rural country roads first used by pioneers as early as the 1780s. Wet. Eastern Time.

Restaurants E-Z Riders Pizza, 104 W. Main St. Garrett's Restaurant, 215 N. Broadway. HiddenWaters Restaurant, Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park. Ladobees Steak House, 4933 Maysville Rd. Tracks Restaurant, 5322 Concrete Rd.

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Allison's Concrete, 8355 Maysville Rd. Carlisle Gifts, 134 E. Main St. Garrett's Furniture Company, 222 W. Main St.

US 68, Mt. Olivet, between Paris & Maysville. 1,037 acres on the site of what is called the last battle of the Revolution in Ky., Aug. 1782. www.parks.ky.gov 859.289.5507, 800.443.7008. See Ad, Page 4.

Outdoor Adventure Clay Wildlife Management Area, Nicholas & Fleming Cos., 8 mi. NE. on KY 32, take KY 3315. 6,791 acres. Prim. camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, ramp. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Cynthiana Pop. 6,402. Harrison County seat, est. 1793. US 27, 62, on the Licking River. Named for 2 daughters of settler Robert Harrison. Wet. Eastern Time.

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n Park Features: 80 ft. olympic pool (fee), bathhouse, hiking trails, conference center, picnic shelters, playground, mini-golf (fee), gift shop. Monument to pioneers (including Daniel Boone's son) who died in Indian ambush. Museum, adm. fee. Blue Licks State Park Nature Preserve, in Blue Licks State Park. Protects a federally endangered plant, Short's Goldenrod. This plant grows along the rocky glade openings & a remnant of the buffalo trace that once led to the salt licks. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 32 rooms, Hidden Waters Restaurant, 2 meeting rooms, private dining room. Cottages, 2 executive cottages. Open year-round. Camping: 51 sites. (Resv. available). Special Park Events: New Year's Day Euchre Tournament, Jan. 1. Jam Session, Jan. 17. Easter Egg Hunt, Mar. 30. Campers Yard Sale, Apr. 12-13. Student Art Show, Apr. 12-14. Red Hat Day Celebration, Apr. 24. Campers Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-27. Battlefield Walks, May 28. Morning Canoe Trips, May 28. Battle of Blue Licks Commemoration, Aug. 17-18. Halloween Campout Celebration, Oct. 25-26. Tanner Station RiďŹ&#x201A;e Frolic, Nov. 2-3. Holiday Dinner Theater, Dec. 14. New Year's Eve Comedy in the Parks, Dec. 31.

Lake Lake Carnico, KY 1455, 3.3 mi. N. of Carlisle. 150 acres. Beach, fishing, ramp, dock.

Points of Interest Carlisle Passenger Depot, 101 Market St. Built in 1912 by L & N Railroad & renovated in 1981 by Nicholas Co. Historical Society. Daniel & Rebecca Boone's Cabin, 3 mi. from KY 36 & US 68. Boone's last home in Ky., 1795-1799. Tours by appt. Downtown Historic District, Courthouse Sq. Features an intact 19th century commercial district, 350 buildings on Natl. Reg. Kentucky Doll & Toy Museum, 106 W. Main St. Displays of antique dolls, doll houses & toys. Thurs.-Sat. 11-4. $2. Mercury Building, 234 N. Locust St. Renovated building with 1969 fire engine, replica fire pole & memorial to firemen killed at World Trade Center. 36

Cynthiana/Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, 201 S. Main St., Cynthiana, KY 41031. 859.234.5236.

Airport Cynthiana/Harrison County Airport, 582 Airfield Ln. General aviation. 3,852 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Battle Grove Cemetery, 531 E. Pike St. Burial ground of Confederate War dead during 1864 Civil War battle. Cynthiana/Harrison County Museum, 124 S. Walnut St. Local history exhibits including Civil War, covered bridges & tobacco. Fri. & Sat.10-5. Free. Harrison County Courthouse, 111 S. Main St. Built 1853. Papers of Henry Clay, who practiced law here about 1801. Earlier log courthouse built 1790 still stands. Harrison County Old Jail, 203 W. Pike St. Unique two story stone jail & exercise yard built in 1888 completely with hand tools. Indian Creek Baptist Church, Millersburg Pk. Oldest church W. of the Allegheny Mountains still in continuous use. Morgan's Raids at Cynthiana, 201 S. Main St. Audio self-guided driving tour of John Hunt Morgan's two Civil War raids.

Special Events Raggedy Ann Festival, Apr. City of Berry Festival, June. Fabulous 4th, July 4. Harrison County Fair, US 27S, July. Born to Run 5K Walk/Run, Sept. Taste of Harrison County, Sept. Ghost Walks, Sept.-Nov. Twilight Christmas Parade, Dec.

Lodging Evergreen Motel, 1528 US 27N, 27 units. Hawks Nest Bed & Breakfast, 2433 KY 32W, 5 units. Seldon Renaker Inn, 113 S. Walnut St., 4 units. Side Saddle Inn Bed & Breakfast, 5322 KY 36W, 4 units.

Restaurants Biancke's Restaurant, 102 S. Main St. China House Restaurant, 109 E. Bridge St. Don Senor, 810 US 27S. El Paricuten Mexican Restaurant, 122 E. Pike St. Family Fare Restaurant, 105 S. Walnut St. Leono's Restaurant, 253 S. Church St.


Lexington's Bluegrass Region Paula's Family Restaurant, 105 S. Walnut St. Familiar Food: US 27S, Hardee's, KFC, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Papa John's, Snappy Tomato, Subway, Taco Bell.

Shopping & Entertainment A J Flowers & Gifts, 116 S. Main St. Rohs Opera House, 133 E. Pike St.

Boating & Camping

State Parks & Historic Sites Boone Station State Historic Site I-75 exit 104, 240 Gentry Rd. in Athens. Boone Station is a 46 acre station site settled by Daniel Boone & 30 relatives & friends in Dec. 1779 after leaving Boonesborough. Boone lived here until 1783. Walking trails, picnic tables, interpretive signage. Apr.-Oct. daily.

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Setter Ridge Outfitters, 201 S. Main St.

Outdoor Adventure Griffith Woods Wildlife Managment Area, US 62 & Russell Cave Rd. (KY 353), 4 mi. SW of Cynthiana. 746 acres. Agriculture, old field, pasture & woodland, including a 150-350 yr. old unique woodland composed of chinquapin oaks, burr oaks & blue ash found in the bluegrass region at the time of European settlement. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Quiet Trails State Nature Preserve, off Pugh's Ferry Rd. near Sunrise, on the Licking River. Diverse birds, trees & wildflowers, over 20 species of mussels from the Licking River. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

Lexington Pop. 295,803. 2nd largest Kentucky city. Fayette County seat, est. 1780. I-64, I-75, Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Pkwy. Lexington is the heart of the Bluegrass & the "Horse Capital of the World." Lexington received its name from a group of patriotic hunters who camped there just a few weeks after the first battle of the Revolutionary War at Lexington, Mass., in 1775. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Airport Blue Grass Airport, 4000 Terminal Dr. Commercial airport, 5 major airlines. U.S. Customs office. Charter service.

The Kentucky Horse Park is our state's unique tribute to one of its most famous industries. The park honors horses and their relationship with man through a panorama of live horse presentations, various horse shows, historic barns, paddocks, horse drawn trolley tour, horseback and pony rides, film, and the incomparable International Museum of the Horse, a Smithsonian affiliate, and “The Showplace for Saddlebred,” The American Saddlebred Museum and Gift Shop. The park is located in Lexington, off scenic Iron Works Pk., I-75 exit 120. www. kyhorsepark.com 800.678.8813, 859.233.4303. See Ad, Page 38. Park Hours: Mar. 15-Nov. 3, daily 9-5. Nov. 4-Mar. 14, Wed.-Sun. 9-5. The park is closed Thanksgiving Eve, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Check website or call for any schedule change. Admission Fees: Mar. 15-Nov. 3 adults $16, children (7-12) $8, 6 & under free when accompanied by a paying adult; Nov. 4-Mar. 14 adults $10, children $5. Winning Ticket Season Pass: Adults $40, Children 7-12 $25. Includes unlimited admission for one year to the film, museums, galleries, gift shop, farrier shop, tack shop, Horses of the World presentation, Hall of Champions presentation, horse drawn trolley, free parking and admission to most special events. Horse Farm Tours, horseback riding and pony rides are not included in any ticket and must be purchased separately. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more persons by reservation. Contact Group Sales, 859.259.4225,859.233.4303 ext. 4225 or groupsales@ kyhorsepark.com. Park Features: The wide-screen film "Rein of Nobility," horse drawn trolley, specialty gift shop, working barns, Horses of the World Show, International Museum of the Horse featuring the Al-Marah Arabian Horse Galleries, Man o' War Memorial, Secretariat statue, Hall of Champions, and the American Saddlebred Museum, "The Showplace for Saddlebreds." Amenities include restaurant, arenas and horse show facilities, meeting rooms, picnic areas, horseback riding and pony rides. Camping: 260 site resort campground with water and electrical hookups, grocery, laundry, multi-purpose building, playground, planned recreation (Memorial Day-Labor Day), basketball court, tennis court, volleyball, horseshoe pits & fire rings. Rates: Mar. 15Nov. 15 Fri.-Sat. $30/night, Sun.-Thurs. $30/night up to 8 people; $35/night on holiday/special weekends; Nov. 16-Mar. 14. $25/night up to 8 people. www.parks.ky.gov 859.259.4257, 888.4KY.PARK, 800.370.6416 or campground@kyhorsepark.com. Special Park Events: More than 100 events throughout the year including: Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Apr. 23-27. Kentucky Reining Cup, Apr. 25-26. Kentucky Spring Premier Hunter Jumper Show, May 7-18. High Hope Steeplechase, May 18. Egyptian/Arabian Event, June 3-7. Bluegrass Festival, June 6-9. Horseshow, Aug. 13-17 North American Junior & Young Rider Championships, July 15-20. Kentucky Summer Hunter Jumper Show, July 23-Aug. 3. USEF Pony Finals, Aug. 5-10. October Horse Trails, Oct. 25-26. Alltech National Horse Show, Oct. 30-Nov. 3. Southern Lights, Nov. 22-Dec. 31. 37


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Waveland State Historic Site 5 mi. S. of Lexington off US 27. Greek Revival manor house completed in 1848 by Joseph Bryan, the grand-nephew of Daniel Boone. 14 acre grounds. Furnished with period pieces. Antebellum brick servants' quarters, icehouse, smokehouse, herb garden. Playground, picnic area. Guided tours Mar.-Dec.15, Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5; Dec. 16-Dec. 23 Tues.-Sat. 10-3. Tours on the hour, last tour 1 hr. before closing. Adm. $7, srs. $6, students $4.

Gun Warehouse and Range, 1105 Industry Rd. There are 28 lanes, each one is 75 feet long. Horse Farms in the Bluegrass, a good driving tour includes Paris Pk., Iron Works Pk., Yarnalton Rd., Elkchester Rd., Rice Rd. & Versailles Rd. Several hundred horse farms, ranging from a few acres to about 6,000 acres, are within a 35 mi. radius of Lexington. The farms are private but some are open for tours by appt. For information call the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau. Hunt-Morgan House, 201 N. Mill St. Built c. 1814 by John Wesley Hunt, Ky.'s first millionaire. Family home of Civil War Gen. John Hunt Morgan. Home of the Alexander T.Hunt Civil War Museum. Tours Wed.- Fri. 1-4 on the hr., Sat. 10-3, Sun. 1-4. Closed mid Dec.-Mar. Adm. $7. Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Rd. National Historic Landmark thoroughbred racetrack est. 1936. Live racing Wed.-Sun. Spring Meet Apr. 4-25 & Fall Meet Oct. 3-25. Post time 1:15. Gen. adm. $5, reserved seats Wed.-Thurs. $8, Fri.-Sun. $10. Lexington Cemetery, 833 W. Main St. Landscaped grounds, 3 lakes, Henry Clay Monument, graves of V.P. John C. Breckinridge, author James Lane Allen, Gen. John Hunt Morgan, Coach Adolph Rupp & other notable Lexington citizens. Daily 8-5. Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St. One of the premiere performing arts centers in the region, offers something for everyone: ballet, opera, children’s productions, family shows, comedy, music, and professional national Broadway tours. Lexington Philharmonic, 161 N. Mill St. Performing at Singletary Center for the Arts, located on the campus of the University of Kentucky. Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr. Art gallery, studio spaces & offices of the Lexington Art League. Tues.-Thurs. 10-4, Fri. 10-5, Sat. 1-4. Free.

H MARY TODD LINCOLN HOUSE Points of Interest ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St. Gallery featuring work by Ky. artists. Mon.- Fri. 10-5, Sat. noon-4:30. Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Rd. Estate of 19th century statesman Henry Clay. Guided tour of 18 room mansion, museum store, seasonal cafe, 6 original outbuildings, 17 wooded acres & formal garden.Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4. Closed Jan.-Feb. Adm. $9. Cross Gate Gallery, 509 E. Main St. Cross Gate Gallery is one of the premiere ‘Sporting Art’ galleries in the world. Dealing primarily in Equine related ‘Sporting Art’, inventory spans the 19th/20th Century to their contemporary counterparts. Gratz Park, bordered by 2nd, 3rd, Market & Mill Sts. Landmark Park on Natl. Reg. Lined by many historic homes, Allen Fountain, early Transylvania Univ. bldg., "The Kitchen."

578 W. Main St. Two story, late Georgian house built 1803-06. The home of the Todd family, including daughter Mary, future wife of President Abraham Lincoln. 14 room house contains period furniture, family portraits & possessions of the Todds & Lincolns. Museum store & formal garden. Mar. 15-Nov. 30, guided tours Mon.-Sat. 10-3 (closes at 4). Adm. charged. www.mtlhouse.org 859.233.9999. Pope Villa, 326 Grosvenor Ave. One of only 3 surviving residences in the U.S. designed by architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, country's 1st architect. Tours by appt. The Red Mile, 1200 Red Mile Rd. Famous the 1 mi. red clay track. Live harness racing Aug. 4-Oct. 6. Simulcasting harness & quarter horse tracks year-round. Rupp Arena, Lexington Center, 430 W. Vine St. Home of the 2012 NCAA national basketball champion University of Kentucky Wildcats. 23,000 seat arena.

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THE THOROUGHBRED CENTER 3380 Paris Pk., I-75/64 exit 113, 2.5 mi. E. Group & individual tours of this working thoroughbred training facility with over 1,000 horses & two training tracks. An up-close look at the life of a racehorse. Year-round tours in our comfortable van. www.thethoroughbredcenter.com Call for reservations/tour times 859.293.1853. Thoroughbred Park, Midland & Main Sts. Features 7 life size bronze statues of thoroughbred horses racing. Transylvania University, 300 N. Broadway. Est. 1780, first college W. of Alleghenies. Enrolls 1,100. Old Morrison, Greek Revival admin. bldg., built 1833. Historical Medical Library, collection begun 1799. Morlan Art Gallery, Mitchell Fine Arts Ctr., changing exhibits Sept.-May. Patterson Cabin, built by Robert Patterson, founder of Lexington, in 1778, city's oldest bldg. University of Kentucky, S. Limestone St. 792 acre campus, enrolls 27,951. W. T. Young Library, over 3.5 million volumes, special rare books room. A. B. Chandler Medical Center, 800 Rose St., 19 academic & professional colleges. Commonwealth Stadium, seats 72,000. Famed Coldstream & Maine Chance Farms, Newtown Pk., used by UK for crop & livestock research. Valley View Ferry, KY 169 S. of Lexington at the Kentucky River. The oldest continuous business in Ky. since 1785. Mon.-Fri. 6-8, Sat.-Sun. 8-8. Free.

Museums American Saddlebred Museum, I-75 exit 120, at the Kentucky Horse Park. Film & exhibits featuring the American Saddlebred Horse. Adm. included with Kentucky Horse Park ticket. The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, Rose St. & Euclid Ave. Lexington's premier art museum with collections ranging from ancient to contemporary & a full schedule of engaging special exhibitions. Tues.-Sun. noon-5, Fri. noon-8. www.uky.edu/ ArtMuseum 859.257.5716. Aviation Museum of Kentucky, 4029 Airport Rd. Blue Grass Airport. Planes & exhibits including women in aviation, WWI & WWII displays, children's simulator. Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Adm. $7. Explorium of Lexington, 440 W. Short St. Nine discovery zones with interactive children's exhibits. Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Adm. $8. Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pk. A decorative & fine arts museum with jewelry, bibelots, natural history objects & changing exhibitions. Wed.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.-Sun. noon-5. Adm. $10. International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park. A Smithsonian Affiliate. The largest & most comprehensive equine museum in the world. The museum traces man's history with the horse & features racing memorabilia including the famous Calumet Farm Collection. www.kyhorsepark.com 859.233.4303, 800.678.8813.

State Park Events, see Kentucky Horse Park. University of Kentucky Basketball, Rupp Arena, Jan.-Mar. Kentucky Sport, Boat & Recreation Show, Rupp Arena, Feb. 6-9. Kentucky Crafted: The Market, Lexington Convention Center, Mar. 7-9. Blue GrassTrust Antiques & Garden Show, Keene Barn, Keeneland Race Course, Mar. 7-9. Boys' Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament, Rupp Arena, Mar. 12-16. Central Kentucky Home & Garden Show, Rupp Arena & Heritage Hall, Apr. 27-30. Keeneland Spring Meet, Keeneland Race Course, Apr. 4-25. Lexington Legends Professional Baseball, Whitaker Bank Ballpark, Apr. 3-Sept. 28. Mayfest Arts Fair, Gratz Park, May 10-11. 4th of July Festival, Downtown, July 1-4. Bluegrass State Games, July. Lexington Junior League Horse Show, The Red Mile, July 7-12. Lions Bluegrass Fair, Masterson Station Park, July 17-21. Keeneland Concours d'Elegance, Keeneland Race Course, July 17-20. Red Mile Harness Meet, The Red Mile, Aug. 7-Sept. 28. American Founders Bank Woodland Art Fair, Woodland Park, Aug. 16-17. Roots & Heritage Festival, Downtown, Sept. Keeneland Fall Meet, Keeneland Race Course, Oct. 3-25. UK Basketball, Rupp Arena, Nov. - Dec. Christmas Parade, Downtown, Nov.

Lodging America's Best Value Inn, 5556 Versailles Rd., 38 units. Baymont Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 110, 110 units. BestWestern Lexington Conference Center, I-75 exit 104, 151 units. Bluegrass Extended Stay, I-75 exit 104, 100 units. Bryan Station Inn, 273 E. New Circle Rd., 42 units. The Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway, 287 units. Candlewood Suites, I-75/64 exit 115, 80 units. Catalina Motel, 208 W. New Circle Rd., 72 units.

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1950 Newtown Pk., I-75/64 exit 115. 292 guest rooms with wireless high speed internet. Fun Dome facility with indoor pool, video game area, whirlpool, exercise facility & basketball court. Business center & restaurant & lounge.www.clarionhotellex.com 859.233.0512. Comfort Inn, I-75 exit 110, 123 units. Comfort Inn South, I-75 exit 104, 59 units. Comfort Suites Beaumont Centre, 3060 Fieldstone Way, 72 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 110, 53 units. Courtyard by Marriott North, I-75/64 exit 115, 146 units, rest. Courtyard by Marriott South, I-75 exit 108, 90 units. Courtyard Lexington Keeneland/Airport, 3100 Wall St., 103 units, rest. Courtyard Lexington Keenland/Airport, 3100 Wall St. 107 units. Days Inn & Suites, I-75/64 exit 113, 187 units, rest. Days Inn South, I-75 exit 104, 55 units. Day's Motor Lodge, 1500 Versailles Rd., 44 units. Doubletree Guest Suites, 2601 Richmond Rd., 155 units, rest. EconoLodge, I-75 exit 104, 65 units. Embassy Suites, I-75/64 exit 115, 230 units, rest. Essence of the Bluegrass Bed & Breakfast, 4343 Mt. Horeb Pk. 4 units. Extended Stay America, 2750 Gribbin Dr., 60 units. Extended Stay America, 3575 Tates Creek Rd., 72 units. Extended Stay America, 2650 Wilhite Dr., 126 units. Fairfield Inn, 3050 Lakecrest Cir., 60 units. Fairfield Inn North, 2100 Hackney Pl., 114 units. Four Points Sheraton, I-75/64 exit 115, 174 units, rest.

H GRATZ PARK INN Theatres Carriage HouseTheatre, 154 W. Bell Ct. Home to the Studio Players. Downtown Arts Center, 141 E. Main St. Home of LexArts box office, Stoll Keenon Ogden City Gallery, Ann Tower Gallery & Black Box Theater. Kentucky Theater, 214 E. Main St. Renovated 1922 theatre. Movies & live stage shows. Lexington Children's Theatre, 418 W. Short St. 10 productions annually. Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St. Restored facility, c. 1886. Natl. Reg. Touring Broadway productions, concerts, local music & theatre performances. Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center, 300 E. 3rd St. Restored 1948 theater building with 540 seat theater & museum devoted to the history of African American life in Lexington.

Sightseeing Tours Blue Grass Tours, Reservations required. www.bluegrasstours. com 859.252.5744. The Bicycle Tour of Historic Lexington, 253 Market St. or 401 W. Main St. Horse Capital Tours, 4079 Iron Works Pkwy. Lexington Livery Carriage Co., N. Broadway & Short St.

120 W. 2nd St., Historic District. The heritage of Gratz Park Inn, like its surrounding area, is rich in southern charm & elegance. The 19th century style boutique features newly renovated rooms & suites, a cozy library & Lexington's favorite restaurant, Jonathan at Gratz Park. Walk to Civic Center/Rupp Arena. www.gratzparkinn.com 859.231.1777, 800.752.4166. Griffin Gate Marriott Resort, I-75/64 exit 115, 410 units, rest. Hampton Inn I-75, I-75 exit 110, 125 units. Hampton Inn South, 3060 Lakecrest Cir., 67 units. Hilton Garden Inn, I-75 exit 108, 100 units. Hilton Lexington Downtown, 369 W. Vine St., 367 units, rest. Hilton Suites Lexington Green, 245 Lexington Green Cir., 175 units, rest. Holiday Inn Express Downtown/University,1000 Export St., 96 units. Holiday Inn Express Northeast, I-75/64 exit 115, 78 units. Homewood Suites, 249 Ruccio Way, 91 units. Homewood Suites Hamburg, I-75 exit 108, 91 units. Howard Johnson Inn, I-75 exit 110, 110 units. Hyatt Place, I-75 exit 108, 127 units. Hyatt Regency, 401 W. High St., 366 units, rest. Inn on Broadway, 1301 S. Broadway, 62 units. Knights Inn, I-75/64 exit 115, 55 units. 39


La Quinta Inn, I-75/64 exit 115, 129 units. La Quinta Inn South, I-75 exit 104, 72 units. Lexington Motor Inn, 1203 E. New Circle Rd., 30 units. Lyndon House Bed & Breakfast, 507 N. Broadway, 5 units. Microtel Inn, I-75 exit 110, 99 units. Motel 6, I-75 exit 110, 98 units. New Circle Inn, 588 E. New Circle Rd., 57 units. Quality Inn Northwest, I-75 exit 115, 109 units.

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I-75 exit 113, 2143 N. Broadway. Interstate location, close to UK & Downtown. Lexington Legends Baseball 2 mi. Sigee's Restaurant & Lounge, meetings to 300. Indoor/outdoor pools, exercise room, whirlpool, putting green. Guest laundry. AAA approved. www.ramada. com 859.299.1261, 800.2RAMADA. Ramada Limited, I-75 exit 110, 56 units. Red Roof Inn North, I-75/64 exit 113, 108 units. Red Roof Inn South, 2651 Wilhite Dr., 117 units. Residence Inn Airport, 3110 Wall St., 104 units. Residence Inn North, I-75/64 exit 115, 80 units. Residence Inn South, I-75 exit 108, 91 units. Sleep Inn, 1920 Plaudit Pl., 108 units. Sportsman Motel, 1107 Winchester Rd., 29 units. Spring Hill Suites, 863 S. Broadway, 108 units. Sunset Motel, 4020 Georgetown Rd., 25 units. Super 8, I-75 exit 110, 62 units. Swann's Nest Bed & Breakfast, 3463 Rosalie Rd., 5 units. Travelodge, I-75 exit 110, 61 units. University Inn, 1229 S. Limestone St., 92 units. Value Place, 2370 Lake Park Rd., 124 units.

Restaurants A La Lucie, 159 N. Limestone. Alfalfa, 141 E. Main St. The Atomic Cafe, 265 N. Limestone. Azur Restaurant & Patio, 3070 Lakecrest Cir. Bella Notte, 3715 Nicholasville Rd. Bellini's, 115 W. Main St. Billy's Bar-B-Q, 101 Cochran Rd. The Chop House, 2640 Richmond Rd. The Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway. Cortland's Southern Kitchen, Clarion Hotel, I-75/64 exit 115. Cosi Restaurant, 1890 Star Shoot Pkwy. The Dish, 438 S. Ashland Ave. Dudley's on Short, 259 W. Short St. Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano, 4456 Nicholasville Rd. The Grey Goose, 170 Jefferson St. Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant, 295 New Circle Rd. Joe Bologna's Restaurant & Pizzeria, 120 W. Maxwell St. Jonathan at Gratz Park, Gratz Park Inn, 120 W. 2nd St. The Ketch Seafood Grill, 2012 Regency Rd. Kilbern's, Crowne Plaza Lexington, 1375 S. Broadway. Le Deauville, 199 N. Limestone. Malone's, 3347 Tates Creek Rd. Merrick Inn, 1074 Merrick Dr. Miyako Restaurant, 2547 Richmond Rd. Natasha's Bistro & Bar, 112 Esplanade. Paisano's Italian Ristorante, 2417 Nicholasville Rd. Parkette Drive-In, 1230 E. New Circle Rd. Portofino, 249 E. Main St. Ramsey's Diner, 496 E. High St. School Restaurant, 162 Todds Rd. Shakespeare & Co., 367 W. Short St. The Sports Page, Clarion Hotel, I-75/64 exit 115. Stella's Kentucky Deli, 143 Jefferson St. Sutton's, 110 N. Locust Hill Rd. Table Three Ten, 310 Short St. Tachibana Japanese Restaurant, 785 Newtown Ct. Tomo, 848 High St. The Tulip Bistro & Bar, 355 Romany Rd. Winchell's Restaurant, 348 Southland Dr. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 104, Arby's, Hardee's, Waffle House, Wendy's; I-75 exit 108, Applebee's, Arby's, Back Yard Burgers, bd's Mongolian Grill, Carraba's, Chick Fil-A, Culver's, Fazoli's, Gold Star Chili, Johnny Carino's, Logan's Roadhouse, McDonald's, Rafferty's, Steak N Shake, Taco Bell, TGI Friday's, Waffle House,Wendy's; I-75 exit 110, Arby's, Bob Evans, Cracker Barrel, McDonald's, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, SmashingTomato, Subway, Waffle House, Wendy's; I-64/75 exit 113, Fazoli's, Waffle House; I-64/75 exit 115, Cracker Barrel, Denny's, McDonald's, Subway, Waffle House.

Shopping Centers Fayette Mall, 3401 Nicholasville Rd. Hamburg Place, I-75 exit 108. The Mall at Lexington Green, 161 Lexington Green Cr. Shops at Lexington Center, 410 W. Vine St. Victorian Square Shoppes, 401 W. Main St.

Shopping & Entertainment Alltech's Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company, 401 Cross St. Another Man's Treasure, 2250 Regency Rd. Artique, 410 W. Vine St. Barrel House Distillery, 1200 Manchester St. Bldg 9. 40

Belle Maison Antiques, 525 W. Short St. Benchmark Outdoor Outfitters, 1555 E. New Circle Rd. Cross Gate Gallery, 509 E. Main St. Failte Irish Imports, 113 S. Upper St. For Friends, 869 E. High St. Greentree Antiques & Tearoom, 521 W. Short St. Grimes Mill Winery, 6707 Grimes Mill Rd. Heritage Antiques, 154 N Broadway Rd. Heritage Art Center, 651 W. Short St. J & H Lanmark-The Outdoors Store, 189 Moore Dr. Janice's at the Saltbox, 859 E. High St. Jean Farris Winery, 6825 Old Richmond Rd. John's Run/Walk Shop, 317 S. Ashland Ave. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, The Mall at Lexington Green. L V Harkness & Company, 531 W. Short St. Lafayette Galleries, 410 W. Vine St. The Last Genuine Leather Co., 460 Southland Dr. Lexington Ice & Recreation Center, 560 Eureka Springs Dr. Meadowthorpe Antique Mall, 1455 Leestown Rd. Old Kentucky Chocolates, 450 Southland Dr. Peggy's Gifts & Accessories, 112 Clay Ave. Quilter's Square, 140 Moore Dr. Sew A Lot, 2160 Sir Barton Way. Sharp's Candies, 2021 Regency Rd. Talon Winery & Vineyards, 7086 Tates Creek Rd. Third Street Stuff, 257 N. Limestone. Town Branch Distillery, 401 Cross St. West Sixth Brewing, 501 West Sixth St.

Boating & Camping Kentucky Horse Park Campground, I-75 exit 120, 260 sites.

Golf & Tennis Gay Brewer Jr. Golf Course at Picadome, 469 Parkway Dr., 18 holes. Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Club, 1720 Newtown Pk., 18 holes. Kearney Hill Golf Links, 3403 Kearney Rd., 18 holes. Lakeside Golf Course, 3725 Richmond Rd., 18 holes. Lexington Tennis Club, 410 Redding Rd., 15 indoor courts, 7 outdoor courts. Meadowbrook Golf Course, 400 Wilson Downing Rd., 18 hole par 3. Shillito Tennis Complex, 401 W. Reynolds Rd., 13 courts. Tates Creek Golf Course, 1400 Gainesway Dr., 18 holes. Woodland Park, 601 E. High St., 4 courts.

Outdoor Adventure The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. State Botanical Garden of Ky. includes 2,000 roses, home demonstration gardens, native Ky. woods & Ky. Children's Garden. Daily dawn to dusk, Visitor Center Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4. Free, adm. fee for Ky. Children's Garden. McConnell Springs Park, 416 Rebmann Ln., off Old Frankfort Pk. 26 acres. Campsite of Lexington's first settlers. Nature center. Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. Closed Thanksgiving & Dec. 24-26. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Richmond Rd., US 25 to Jacks Creek Pk., 5 mi. 726 acre tract dedicated to the Ky. River Palisades. 10 mi. of hiking trails, 300 species of wildflowers, Nature Center. Hndcp. acc. Daily 9-5. Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-26.

Triangle Park, 400 W. Main St.

Nicholasville Pop. 28,015. Jessamine County seat, est. 1798. Directly S. of Lexington on US 27. Wet (Jessamine Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

Information Nicholasville Tourism Commission, 508 N. Main St., Nicholasville, KY 40356. www.visitnich.com 859.887.4351. See Ad, Page 41.

Points of Interest Camp Nelson Heritage Park, US 27, 5 mi. S. Union Army Civil War supply depot & training center. White House, c. 1850, used as the officers' quarters by Union troops during the Civil War open for interpretation. Camp Nelson National Cemetery adjacent to site. Guided tours Tues.-Sat. 10-4.


Lexington's Bluegrass Region Harry C. Miller Lock Collection, Lockmasters Security Institute, 1014 S. Main St. America's most comprehensive collection of safe locks. Free tours Mon.-Fri. 8-5. Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame, 508 N. Main St. Honors those who have brought significant recognition to the state of Ky. as National Football League players, coaches, referees, owners, managers & sportscasters. Mon.-Fri. 9-5. Free. www.visitnich.com 859.887.4351. Kentucky River Palisades, US 27, KY 29 & US 68. Spectacular limestone cliff formations cut by the Ky. River. Old Jessamine County Jail, 200 S. Main St. Restored 1870 jail & 1873 jailer's residence on Natl. Reg. Houses local history museum. Riney B. Aquatic Center, 300 Martin Luther King Blvd. Memorial Day-Labor Day daily. Adm. fee. Valley View Ferry, KY 169 E. of Nicholasville at the Kentucky River. The oldest continuous business in Ky. since 1785. Mon.-Fri. 6am8pm, Sat.-Sun. 8-8. Free. Shadow Run Farm, 7175 Harrodsburg Rd. American Saddle breed horses. Home to 10 time National Champion. Tours available.

acre campus. Asbury University, 1 Macklem Dr. Est 1890. Enrolls 1,764. Christian liberal arts. Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, 6614 Old Danville Rd. High Bridge Park, KY 29, S. of Wilmore. High Bridge, built in 1877, was the highest trestle in the world. Reconstructed Victorian pavilion, picnicking, playground, museum, overlook extends 35 ft. beyond cliff with views of the trestle, Kentucky River & Palisades. Railside Park Caboose Museum, Main St. Rice House, Rice St. The former postmaster's home features history rooms with videos, oral histories & displays & a local art gallery. Wolf Run Wildlife Reserve, 7376 Old Danville Rd.

Special Events 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 5-8. Gospel on the Green, July- Aug. Fri. Stonebridge Summer Concerts, July- Aug. Sat. Festival of the Fourth, Downtown, July. High Bridge Homecoming Festival, High Bridge Park, 3rd wknd. Aug. Fall Festival of Arts & Crafts, Downtown, 1st Sat. Oct. Veterans Day Celebration, Downtown & Veterans Center, Nov. Old Fashioned Musical Christmas, Downtown, 1st Sat. Dec.

Special Events Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest, May 18. Jessamine County Fair, 2nd wk. July. Camp Nelson Civil War Days, Camp Nelson Heritage Park, Sept. Jessamine Jamboree, Downtown, Sept.

Lodging 1898 Red Bud Bed & Breakfast, 600 N. Lexington Ave., 2 units. Asbury Inn, 1 June Ryan Cir., 30 units. Figg Lane Farm B & B, 551 Figg Ln., 2 units. Home Place Guest House Bed & Breakfast, 206 S. Lexington Ave., 2 units. Pleasantview House, 102 Pleasantview St., 3 bedrooms & 2 baths. The Potter's Inn, 313 Walters Ln., 6 units. Scott Station Inn Bed & Breakfast, 305 E. Main St., 6 units. Turfmor Motel, 9110 Harrodsburg Rd., 13 units.

Lodging Holiday Inn Express, 164 Imperial Way, 60 units. Home Place Inn, 181 Imperial Way, 50 units. Howard Johnson, 2149 Lexington Rd., 40 units. O’Neal Cabin at the Sandusky Bed and Breakfast, 1626 Delaney Ferry Rd., 1 unit. Sugar Creek Resort, 5800 Sugar Creek Pk., 2 units.

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Asuka Japanese Grill & Sushi, 267 E. Brannon Rd. Cottage Cafe, 409 N. Main St. Euro Wine Bar, 102 W. Main St. Fiesta Mexico, 801 S. Main St. Firehouse Subs, 455 Keene Centre Dr. J D Legends, 315 N. 2nd St. Keene Springs Inn, 209 S. Elkhorn Rd., Keene. Nicholasville Cafe, 111 N. Main St. Ogata’s Hawaiian Grill, 1001 Elizabeth St. Sonny’s Barbeque Restaurant, 110 North Plaza Dr. TNT BBQ and Grill, 1001 Elizabeth St. Familiar Food: A&W, Applebee's, Arby's, Bob Evans, Cici's Pizza, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Fazoli's, Frisch's, Golden Corral, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesars,Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Panera, Papa John's, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Quizno's, Red Robin, Sonic, Starbucks Coffee, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's, Zaxby's.

Great Wall of China, 104 E. Main St. The Hiccup Café, 1 Macklem Rd. Sims Old Fashioned Soda Fountain and Grill, 319 E. Main St. La Casa de Jose, 325 E. Main St. Solomon's Porch, 111 E. Main St. Tastebuds II Go, 334 E. Main St. Familiar Food: Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Chapman’s Antiques, 107 S. Lexington Ave. Jody’s Beauty and Boutique, 195 Rabbit Trail Dr. Sim’s Drug & Gifts, 319 E. Main St. The Rose Garden, 310 E. Main St. White Casting, 313 E. Main St.

Outdoor Adventure Asbury University Center for Adventure Leadership, outdoor recreation for groups or individuals including rock climbing, canoe trip, backpacking; adventure education on KY River property with challenge course, custom designed seminars, trainings and professional development options. Blue Grass Sportmen’s League, 4.1 miles S. of Wilmore at 2500 Handy’s Bend Rd., Kentucky’s largest sporting league with a 1,400+ acre facility in the heart of Central Kentucky. Shooting ranges, paintball, hunting and fishing opportunities, hiking trails, camping and more. Dix River Adventures, tours of the Kentucky River, Palisades and Dix River, trout fishing by licensed and experienced guide. Figg Lane Miniature Horse Farm, 551 Figg Ln., learn about and see miniature horses. Trainspotting, watch one of Central Kentucky’s busiest rail lines in downtown Wilmore at the Railside Park Caboose Museum or from the front porch of Rice House, both next to the double tracks.

Shopping & Entertainment Alternative Jewelry Shop, 118 1/2 N. Main St. The Boot Store, 3090 Lexington Rd. Chrisman Mill Vineyards, 2385 Chrisman Mill Rd. Clairbourne Antiques, 4648 Nicholasville Rd. First Vineyard, 5800 Sugar Creek Pk. Hide-Away Gift Shop, 415 S. Main St. Martha's Vineyard, 206 S. Main St. Simpson’s Gun Shop, 109 Quinn Dr. Tickled Pink, 605 N. Main St. Twice as Nice, 95 S. Main St.

Golf Connemara Golf Course, 2327 Lexington Rd., 18 holes. Golf Club of the Bluegrass, 6000 Harrodsburg Rd., 18 holes. High Point Golf Course, 1215 High Point Dr., 18 holes. Planter's Row Golf Links, 2080 Lexington Rd., 18 holes.

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Pop. 1,641. Woodford County, est. 1832. I-64 & US 62, US 421, W. of Lexington, N. of Versailles. 1st Kentucky town built by a railroad, between Lexington & Frankfort. First train reached midway point, 1833. Town is on Natl. Reg. Wet. Eastern Time.

Jim Beam Nature Preserve, Payne's Ln., off Halls Rd. from US 27. 115 acres. Old sandy river terraces & bluff-top ridges with stunning views of the Ky. Palisades. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

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Wilmore Pop. 5,905. Jessamine County. KY 29, off US 68, S. of Nicholasville & Lexington. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Points of Interest Midway College, 512 E. Stephens St. Ky.'s only women's day college. Est. 1847. Enrolls 1,700. 200 acre campus. A.A., B.A., B.S., M.B.A. Weisenberger Mill, 2545 Weisenberger Rd. Meal & flour mill operated by same family since 1862.

Special Events Midway Antique Show, Midway College, Apr. Francisco's Farm Arts Festival, Equus Run Vineyards, June. Midway Fall Festival, Sept. 21-22. Holiday Open House, Dec.

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Lodging Scottwood Bed & Breakfast, 2004 Leestown Pk., 4 units. Woodford Inn B&B, 140 Park St., 10 units.

Restaurants 815 Prime, 131 E. Main St. Bistro La Belle, 121 E. Main St. Darlin' Jean's Apple Cobbler Cafe, 204 N. Gratz St. The Grey Goose, 133 E. Main St. Heirloom Restaurant, 125 E. Main St. Holly Hill Inn, 426 N. Winter St. Midway Whistlestop, 219 N. Gratz St. Wallace Station, 3854 Old Frankfort Pk.

Woodford County Historical Society, 121 Rose Hill Ave. Museum & genealogical library. Permanent exhibits chronicle history of Woodford Co. Changing exhibits. Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Free. Woodford Reserve Distillery, 7855 McCracken Pk. One of Ky.'s oldest operating distilleries. Exhibits, displays & tours year round. Mon.-Sat. 9-5. Tours 10, 11, noon, 1, 2 & 3, Apr.-Dec. Sun. 12:304:30, tours 1, 2 & 3.

Shopping & Entertainment The Back Room, 138 E. Main St. Breckinridge, 105 E. Main St. Celtic Trends, 140 E. Main St. Chesser House Gallery, 134 E. Main St. Crittenden, 141 E. Main St. D. Lehman & Sons Antiques, 100 N. Winter St. Damselfly, 126 E. Main St. Eagle's Nest Gallery, 106 E. Main St. Equus Run Vineyards, 1280 Moores Mill Rd. Fashion Filly, 117 E. Main St. Freedman's, 136 E. Main St. Historic Midway Museum Store, 124 E. Main St. Le Marche & Cafe, 104 E. Main St. May & Co., 107 E. Main St. Midway Boutique, 100 E. Main St. Railroad Drug & Old Time Soda Fountain, 115 E. Main St. Railroad Street Framing, 108 E. Main St. Stepping Out at Midway, 120 E. Main St. The White Horse Collection, 132 E. Main St. Yeager's Antiques, 114 N. Winter St.

Versailles Pop. 8,568. Woodford County seat. US 60 & 62, W. of Lexington. Scenic rural roads through rolling horse farm countryside. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Special Events LeoFest, May. Art in the Park, May 17. Woodford County Fair, Woodford Co. Park, June. Woodford County Chamber of Commerce Twilight Festival, July. Millville Hillbilly Daze, Millville, Sept. Corn Maze, Life Adventure Center, Sept. & Oct. wknds. Bourbon Chase, Oct. Versailles Merchants Association Christmas Open House, Nov. Christmas Parade, Dec. Woodford County Historic Homes Tour, Dec.

Lodging CastlePost, 230 Pisgah Pk., 16 units. Montgomery Inn Bed & Breakfast, 270 Montgomery Ave., 10 units, rest. Rose Hill Inn Bed & Breakfast, 233 Rose Hill Ave., 7 units. A Storybook Inn Bed & Breakfast, 277 Rose Hill Ave., 4 units. The Woodford Inn, 140 Park St., 10 units, rest.

Restaurants Callie's Homestyle Restaurant, 447 Lexington Rd. Castlepost, 230 Pisgah Pk. Darlin' Jean's, 195 Frankfort St. El Tapatio, 504 Lexington Rd. The Glitz, 4205 Fords Mill Rd. Illumine, 2710 Montgomery Ave. Madison's on Main, 110 S. Main St. Melissa's Cottage Cafe, 167 S. Main St. Mi Pueblito, 103 Crossfield Dr. Ricardo's Grill & Pub, 110 Frankfort St. Smokin' Hogg, 464 Wilson Ave. Taqueria Becerra, 127 N. St. W. Familiar Food: Arby's, Dairy Queen, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's, Wok N Go.

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Points of Interest Bluegrass Scenic Railroad & Museum, 175 Beasley Rd. Museum, gift shop & display car. Sat.-Sun. 12:30-4. Train excursions Sat.- Sun. 2. $11.50. Grounds open daily year-round. Free. Crittenden Cabin, US 60E. Built 1782, restored 1978, birthplace of John J. Crittenden, Ky. Governor, 1848-50. (External view only.) Eric Johnson Gallery, 120 N. Main St. Falling Springs Arts & Recreation Center, Woodford Co. Park, 275 Beasley Dr. Houses gymnasium, fitness center, indoor & outdoor pools & Woodford Co. Theatrical Arts. Mon.-Fri. 5:30 am-9 pm, Sat. 7-7, Sun. 1-7. Adm. $5. Heike Pickett Gallery and Sculpture Garden, 110 Morgan St. Jack Jouett House, 255 Craig's Creek Rd., off McCowan's Ferry Rd. Apr.-Oct. Mon. 10-noon, Fri. noon-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Free. Pisgah Presbyterian Church, Pisgah Pk., off US 60. Est. 1784,1st Presbyterian church W. of the Allegheny Mountains. Natl. Reg. Three Chimneys Farm, 1981 Old Frankfort Pk. Full service thoroughbred horse farm. Public tours Tues.-Sat. by appointment only. 42

5 Seasons Gift Gallery, 160 S. Main St. Bel-Air Florist and Gift Shop, 229 Lexington St. Boyds Orchards, 1396 Pinckard Pk. Castle Hill Winery, 3650 Lexington Rd. The Eric Johnson Gallery, 120 N. Main St. The Flower Basket, 131 N. Main St. Heike Pickett Gallery, 110 Morgan St. iPotter, 112A N. Main St. Irish Acres Gallery of Antiques, 4205 Fords Mill Rd., rest. Jolie Belle's Le Boutique, 102 Rose Hill Ave. Knock on Wood, 110 N. Main St. Marketplace on Main, 161 N. Main St. Olde Towne Antique Mall, 113 W. Green St. Pretty in Pink, 175 N. Main St. Raintree Gallery & Framing, 240B Crossfield Dr. Simply Elan, 197 Frankfort St. Terry's 5 & 10, 480 Lexington St. Wildside Winery, 5500 Troy Pk.

Boating & Camping Camp on the Kentucky, 5486 Cummings Ferry Rd., 18 sites, prim. camping.

Golf The Brook Golf Course, 2260 Lexington Rd., 18 holes. Woodford Hills Country Club (semi-private), 3495 McCowan's Ferry Rd., 18 holes.


Lexington's Bluegrass Region Outdoor Adventure Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary & Audubon Center, 1305 Germany Rd. 379 acres, operated by the Natl. Audubon Soc., nature trails, bird watching, events. Wed.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 9-6. Nature Center Sat.-Sun. 1-6. Adm. $4. Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass, 570 Milner Rd. Sunrise Stables, 3010 Delaney Ferry Rd.

the Civil War Driving Tour, Stone Fence Driving Tour & Geocache Tour at the Tourist Information Center.

Special Events Wine About Winter, Downtown, Feb. Beer Cheese Festival, Downtown, June. Clark County Fair & Horse Show, Clark Co.Fairgrounds, June 15-22. July 4th Celebration, Lykins Park, July 4. Summer Sip n Stroll, Downtown, Aug. Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival, Labor Day wknd. Scarecrow Festival, Beech Springs Farm, Oct. Old Fashioned Christmas Parade, Main St., 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Best Western Country Squire, I-64 exit 94, 46 units. Bush House Vacation Rental, 1317 Water Works Rd., 5 units. Guerrant Mountain Mission Bed & Breakfast, 21 Valentine Ct., 3 units. Hampton Inn, I-64 exit 96, 59 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-64 exit 94, 58 units. House on Belmont Bed & Breakfast, 331 Belmont Ave. Royal Inn Express, I-64 exit 96, 64 units. Quality Inn & Suites, I-64 exit 96, 47 units. Value Stay, I-64 exit 94, 40 units.

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Winchester Pop. 18,368. Clark County seat. US 60 off I-64, E. of Lexington & N. of Ft. Boonesborough State Park via KY 627. The Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. is just E. of the city, Natural Bridge State Resort is 25 mi. E. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Winchester/Clark County Tourism Commission, Tourist Information Center, 2 S. Maple St., Winchester, KY 40391. Ready to serve you Mon.-Fri. 8-5. www.tourwinchester.com, info@tourwinchester.com 859.744.0556, 800.298.9105.

Points of Interest Ale-8-One Bottling Company, 25 Carol Rd. Kentucky's Soft Drink since 1926. 30-45 min. Tours by reservation. Company store. Mon.- Fri. 8:30-4:30.

Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St. Housed in the historic Guerrant Clinic & Hospital building, the museum features regional history exhibits. Mon.-Sat. noon-4. Adm. $3. Civil War Fort at Boonesboro, KY 1924, across from Ft. Boonesborough State Park. 26 acre Union Army earthenworks gun emplacement overlooking the Ky. River used to protect downstream areas from the Confederate Army. Dial 859.592.9166 for a narrated Cell Phone Tour. www.civilwarfortatboonesboro.com 859.744.0556, 800.298.9105. Downtown Winchester Cell Phone Tour, Dial 859.592.9166 for a narrated Cell Phone Tour. Pick up a brochure at the Tourist Information Center with the addresses of 25 tour stops. Enter the stop number for an audio description. Disconnect & rejoin the tour at any time. www. tourwinchester.com 859.744.0556, 800.298.9105. Harkness Edwards Winery, Combs Ferry Rd. Holly Rood (Clark Mansion), 28 Beckner St. Built in 1813 by Gov. James Clark, Ky.'s 12th governor (1836-39) who is credited with averting financial ruin of the state in 1820. Open by appt. Leeds Center for the Arts, 37 N. Main St. This renovated theatre is now an arts & cultural center. Plays, musicals, concerts & other events throughout the year. Winchester Driving Tours, 2 S. Maple St. Pick up brochures for

Aunt Char's Sweet Shoppe & Bakery, 70 S. Main St. Brady's Hometown Grill, 401 Bullion Blvd. Cairn Coffee House, 17 S. Main St. Cantuckee Diner, 12 Carol Rd. Don Senor, 1940 Bypass Rd. Engine House Deli, 9 W. Lexington Ave. Garden Girls Cafe, 6109 Lexington Rd. Gaunce's Deli & Cafe, 853 Bypass Rd. Graze Market and Café, 150 Combs Ferry Rd. Hall's On the River, 1225 Athens-Boonesboro Rd. JK's at Forrest Grove, 4636 Old Boonesboro Rd. Maddie's Café, 50 S. Main St. Pueta Grande, 120 April Way Dr. Stinky & Coco's Diner, 1 N. Main St. The Steakhouse, 1464 W. Lexington Ave. Tasty Time Frozen Yogurt, 1541 Bypass Rd. Tokyo Japanese Steak House, 18 Winchester Plaza. Woody's Sports Bar & Grill, 923 Bypass Rd. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Captain D's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Fazoli's, Frisch's, Giovanni's, Golden Corral, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Rally's, Sir Pizza, Sonic, Subway,Taco Bell,Waffle House,Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment 3's Company, 104 S. Main St. Bentley & Murray, 23 S. Main St. Bethany Book Room, 150 Redwing Dr. Boxwood Gifts & Florist, 71 S. Main St. Bridges and Lane Hardware, 7 N. Main St. Burke's Outlet, 1515 Bypass Rd. Court Street Gifts, 8 Court St. The Craft Nook, 1007 W. Lexington Ave. Graham's Boots, Work & Western Wear, 18 N. Main St. Jako's Boutique, 44 S. Main St. Jam’s Music Store, 11 S. Main St. Judy's Stitch in Time, 515 W. Lexington Ave. Movies 9, 40 Winchester Plaza. Peddler’s Mall, 110 Shoppers Village. Peeble's Department Store, 8 Winchester Plaza. Rock A Buy Baby Boutique, 70 S. Main St. Rosebuds Boutique, 1320 W. Lexington Ave. The Picket Fence, 22 Court St. Sky-Vue Drive-In, 5909 Lexington Rd. Unique Creations, 1011 W. Lexington Ave.

Boating & Camping Three Trees Canoe & Kayak Rental, 300 Athens-Boonesboro Rd.

Golf Battlefield Golf Club, 524 General Cruft Dr., 18 holes, driving range, semi private. Cassell Creek Golf Course, 4199 Lexington Rd., 18 holes. Southwind Golf Course, 2480 Boonesboro Rd., 18 holes, rest.

Outdoor Adventure Lower Howard's Creek Nature & Heritage Preserve, KY 418 (1945 Athens Boonesboro Pk.), 8 mi. S. of Winchester. 300 acre forested nature preserve along Lower Howard's Creek. Remnants of early mills & pioneer industrial center. Hiking, nature study, pioneer history with scheduled guide only. Quail Point Preserve & Recreational Hunt, 4258 Lexington Rd. Skate Park at Lykins Park, 1604 Mt. Sterling Rd.

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Airport Madison Airport, I-75 exit 77, 124 Madison Airport Rd. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

State Parks & Historic Sites Fort Boonesborough State Park

Richmond Pop. 31,364. 7th largest Kentucky city. Madison County seat, est. 1798. US 25, off I-75, S. of Lexington. Named by founder Col. John Miller after Richmond, Va. Wet (Madison Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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n RICHMOND TOURISM DEPARTMENT Richmond Visitor Center, 345 Lancaster Ave. Open all year. Mon.Fri. 8-4:30. For free visitor's guide write Richmond Tourism, 345 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, KY 40475 or call 800.866.3705. www. richmondkytourism.com See Ad.

KY 388, 627, between I-64 & I-75, 12 mi. N. of Richmond on the Kentucky River. 153 acres. Reconstructed fort with pioneer craft demonstrations. Park Features: Camp store, junior size Olympic pool w/ water slide, bathhouse, playground, picnic area, grocery, mini-golf, gift shop, River Museum. Most facilities are seasonal. Camping: Year-round. 166 sites with util. & wi-fi, tent camping, serv. bldg., groc., air-conditioned activity room. (Resv. available). Special Park Events: St. Patrick's Weekend, Mar. 15-17. Egg-Citing Easter Fest, Mar. 28-31. Camper Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 25-28. Kentucky Derby Weekend, May 3-5. Spring Camper's Yard Sale, May 10-11. NASCAR Fan Weekend, May 23-27. Birthday Party Weekend, June 14-16. Kentucky River Heritage Weekend, June 7-9. 4th of July Fest, July 3-7. Summer Camper's Yard Sale, July 12-13. Santa's Holiday of Fun Weekend, July 18-21. Back to School Weekend, Aug. 2-4. Fall Camper's Yard Sale, Sept. 13-14. Autumn Fun Weekend, Sept. 20-22. The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough, Sept. 21-22. Boonesborough Boogie National Car Show, Oct. 11-12. Halloween Fest, Oct. 15-27. Camper's Thanksgiving, Nov. 8-10.

White Hall State Historic Site 5 mi. N. of Richmond, I-75 Winchester-Boonesboro exit. Italianate mansion of Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810-1903), emancipationist & minister to Russia. 13 acre estate. Period furnishings, some original. Picnic area. Apr.-Oct. daily 9-4, closed Mon. & Tues. Nov.-Mar. Group tours by reservation. Adm. fee.

Lakes Lake Reba, 250 Lake Reba Dr. 78 acres. Fishing, boating (troll motors only). Wilgreen Lake, 2 mi. W. on Barnes Mill Rd., left on Curtis Pk. 169 acres. Completed in 1966. Fishing, boat & motor rental, ramp, dock, snack bar.

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Take history by the hand at Daniel Booneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pioneer Fort Boonesborough State Park. Tour the fascinating White Hall Mansion, or take a walking tour of homes. Experience the sites and sounds of the Civil War at our Battle of Richmond Visitor Center. www.richmondkytourism.com 1-800-866-3705

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Battle of Richmond Visitors Center, 101 Battlefield Memorial Hwy., I-75 exit 83. Exhibits of the Confederate Civil War victory in Aug. 1862, battle film, high tech laser map, reenactment in Aug. Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-2, June-Oct. Sun. 2-4. Free. Battle of Richmond Driving Tour, driving tour of Civil War battle route. Brochure available at the Richmond Visitor Center, 345 Lancaster Ave. Eastern Kentucky University, 521 Lancaster Ave. Founded 1906. Enrolls more than 16,000. Hummel Planetarium, I-75 exit 87, at Eastern Ky. Univ. One of the largest planetariums in U.S. Gift shop. Adm. $4. Kit Carson's Birthplace, KY 169. A famous scout & hunter, Carson served in the Mexican War & was appointed Indian Agent in 1853. Born at this site near Richmond on Tates Creek Rd., KY 169, in 1809. Madison County Courthouse, 101 W. Main St. Greek Revival, built 1849-50, on Natl. Reg. Squire Boone's signature in rock. Mon.-Fri. 8-4.


Lexington's Bluegrass Region Valley View Ferry, KY 169. NE. of Richmond at the Kentucky River. The oldest continuous business in Ky. since 1785. Mon.-Fri. 6 am- 8 pm, Sat.-Sun. 8-8. Free. Walking Tour of Historic Buildings. Numerous historic homes & public buildings, reflecting a luxurious southern tradition, are located throughout Richmond's older neighborhoods including Lancaster Ave. & W. Main St. Walking tour available at the Richmond Visitor Center, 345 Lancaster Ave.

Miller Welch-Central Kentucky Wildlife Management Area, 9 mi. SE. of Richmond. US 421 to Dreyfus Rd. at Kingston. 1,847 acres. Quail, dove, rabbit, squirrel, deer, numerous songbirds. Hiking, horseback riding, birding, fishing, field trial, trap & skeet shoots. No camping. Handicap accessible. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Special Events Richmond July 4 Fireworks Extravaganza, Lake Reba Recreational Complex, July 4. Madison County Fair & Horse Show, Fairgrounds, 3237 Old US 52, July 26-Aug. 3. Battle of Richmond Reenactment, Battlefield Park, Aug. 23-24. Great American Pottery Festival, Irvine-McDowell Park, Sept. 6-7. Richmond Pow Wow, Battlefield Park, Sept. 27-29. Story of the Star, Hummel Planetarium, late Nov.-Dec. Richmond Christmas Celebration, Downtown, Dec. 5-6.

Lodging Bennett House Bed & Breakfast, 419 W. Main St., 5 units. Best Western Holiday Plaza, I-75 exit 87, 80 units. Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast, 270 E. Prong Rd., 2 units. Comfort Suites, I-75 exit 87, 73 units. Country Hearth Inn, I-75 exit 87, 100 units. Days Inn, I-75 exit 90, 65 units. Hampton Inn, I-75 exit 87, 97 units. Heritage House Bed & Breakfast, 189 Meridian Way, 3 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-75 exit 87, 81 units. Jameson Inn, I-75 exit 87, 67 units. La Quinta Inn, I-75 exit 90, 95 units. Quality Quarters Inn, I-75 exit 87, 75 units. Red Roof Inn, I-75 exit 90, 65 units. Relax Inn, I-75 exit 90, 111 units. Super 8, I-75 exit 90, 59 units.

Restaurants Babylon Gyros, 213 W. Main St. Casa Fiesta, I-75 exit 87. Connie's Cakes & Pies, 1417 Lexington Rd. Elvira's Bella Pasta, 1105 Kim Kent Dr. Gillum's Sports Lounge, 130 Richmond Mall. Gridiron Bar-B-Q, 711 Big Hill Ave. Hanger's Restaurant, I-75 exit 90. Jackson's, 203 S. 3rd St. King Buffet, I-75 exit 87. Koto Japanese Bistro, I-75 exit 87. Madison Garden, 152 N. Madison Ave. RT's Cafe, 1013 Center Dr. Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, 1001 Center Dr. Tsing Tao Restaurant, 300 W. Main St. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 87, A&W, Applebee's, Arby's, Bob Evans, Buffalo Wild Wings, Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Cici's, Culver's, Domino's, Fazoli's, Giovanni's, Hardee's, KFC, Krystal, Little Caesar's, Logan's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, O'Charley's, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Panera, Papa John's, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Rally's, Red Lobster, Ryan's, Steak N Shake, Subway,Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's, White Castle; I-75 exit 90, Arby's, Captain D's, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Frisch's, Hardee's, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Waffle House, Wendy's.

Pop. 13,561. Madison County. US 25 off I-75, S. of Richmond & Lexington, where the bluegrass meets the Cumberland foothills near Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. Designated "The Folk Arts & Craft Capital of Kentucky" by the Ky. legislature. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Points of Interest Berea College, I-75 & US 25. Founded in 1855 by abolitionist John G. Fee with help of Cassius M. Clay as an interracial & coeducational school. 140 acre campus. Enrolls 1,500. Historic campus tours Mon. - Sat. and craft tours Mon. - Fri. Call 859.985.3145 for tour times. 1,200 acre training farm. 8,200 acre forest with reservoirs, trails & picnic areas. Indian Fort Mountain, 2 1/2 mi. E. on KY 21. 1,442 ft. high. Boone blazed trail through forest. Picnic area & hiking trails. Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, I-75 exit 77. Admission is free. Open daily 9-6 year-round. Cafe daily 9:30-3:30. Hours subject to change. Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St. Unique log structure housing workshops, festivals & performances promoting traditional folk dancing & arts.

Special Events Hands Four Spring Dance Weekend, Russel Acton Folk Center & Berea Center for the Arts, Apr. 25-27. Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Spring Fair, Indian Fort Theatre, June 1-2. L & N Day, L & N Depot, 201 N. Broadway, 1st Sat. June. 4th of July, July 4. Berea Craft Festival, Indian Fort Theatre, July 11-13. Festival of Learnshops, Studios throughout Berea, July 11-27. Quilt Extravaganza, Aug. 1-2. Berea Celtic Festival, Aug. 15-18. Spoonbread Festival, Memorial Park, Sept. 19-21.

Shopping & Entertainment Acres of Land Winery, 2285 Barnes Mill Rd. Big T Garden Gifts & Antiques, 2635 Lexington Rd. Chestnut Tree Gallery, 102 E. Main St. The Country Place, 2513 Lexington Rd. Creative Arts by Sherri, 200 1/2 S. 3rd St. Galaxy Bowling & Entertainment Center, I-75 exit 87. Lena's Antiques, 2047 Berea Rd. Olde Homestead, 202 Wayne Dr. Peddler's Mall, 449 Eastern Bypass.

Boating & Camping Wilgreen Lake Marina, 520 Wilgreen Lake Rd.

Golf & Tennis Battlefield Golf & Country Club, 524 General Cruft Dr., 18 holes. The Bull at Boone's Trace, 175 Gleneagles Blvd., 18 holes.

H GIBSON BAY GOLF COURSE I-75 exit 87 off Eastern Ky. Bypass. Public (Municipal) 18 hole Championship Golf Course. PGA approved. Par 72. Lighted Driving Range. All bent grass fairways. www.gibsonbay.com 859.623.0225. Greg Adams Tennis Center, Eastern Ky. Univ., 4 indoor courts.

Outdoor Adventure Deer Run Stables, I-75 exit 97. Lake Reba Recreational Complex, 274 Lake Reba Dr. 406 acres. Fishing lake, baseball, softball, soccer, horse shoes, playground, picnic shelters, walking path, batting cages, football, mini golf, basketball, 18 hole golf course, par 3 golf course, driving range, aquatic center, shuffleboard, dog park.

Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair, Indian Fort Theatre, Oct. 11-12. Celebration of Traditional Music, Berea College, Oct. Home & Hearth Christmas Bazaar, Nov. 8-9. Berea College Craft Holiday Sale, Russel Acton Folk Center, Nov. 22. Make it, Take it, Give it, Berea’s 12 days of Christmas, Studios throughout Berea, Nov/Dec. Twilight Christmas Parade, Dec. 6. Christmas Country Dance School, Berea College, Dec. 26-Jan. 1.

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Comfort Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 76, 65 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 77, 60 units. Doctor's Inn, 617 Chestnut St., 2 units. EconoLodge, I-75 exit 76, 52 units. Fairfield Inn, I-75 exit 76, 62 units. Great House Bed & Breakfast, 317 Jackson St., 3 units.

H HISTORIC BOONE TAVERN HOTEL 100 Main St. Surround yourself with historical ambiance at Ky.'s first LEED Gold Certifed Green Hotel. The uniquely welcoming guestrooms consist of student handcrafted furniture, bedding & tiled mirror. The graceful white columns & airy verandas nestle among the vibrant galleries & shops. Trust us...you are in for quite a treat. www. boonetavernhotel.com 800.366.9358. See Ad. Pinnacle View Inn, 491 Log Cabin Rd., 4 units. Red Carpet Inn, I-75 exit 77, 60 units. Weaver's Rest Cottage, 106 Churchill Ct., 1 unit.

The Family Tree, 202 N. Broadway St. Gallery 103, 103 Jackson St. Gastineau Studio, 135 N. Broadway. Gilliam Gallery and Studio, 130 N. Broadway St. The Glass Studio, 217 Adams St. Honeysuckle Vine/Hot Flash Beads, 2 Artist Cir. I Love My Stuff, 139 N. Broadway St. Jazzy Jewels by Linda, 137 S. Broadway St. Kentucky Artisan Center, 200 Artisan Way.

Restaurants Amish Store, I-75 exit 76. Artisan Center CafĂŠ, I-75 exit 77. Back Porch BBQ, I-75 exit 77. Berea Coffee & Tea, 124 Main St. Dinner Bell Restaurant, I-75 exit 76. Dinoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pizza House, I-75 exit 77.

H HISTORIC BOONE TAVERN RESTAURANT 100 Main St. This award-winning restaurant features the legendary Spoonbread. Along with fabulous southern cuisine, the chef creates mouth watering original dishes using local & Kentucky Proud ingredients graciously served by Berea College students. Reservations recommended. www.boonetavernhotel.com 859.985.3700. See Ad. Main Street Cafe, 110 Main St. Mario's Pizza, 636 Chestnut St. Papaleno's Restaurant, 108 Center St. Smokehouse Grill, I-75 exit 77. Wanpen Thai & Chinese Restaurant, 103 Berenwood Dr. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 76, Arby's, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Wendy's.

Kiln Time, 301 W. Jefferson St. Log House Craft Gallery, 200 Estill St. Music Makers, 125 S. Broadway St. Old Town Candy Kitchen and Fudge Factory, 128 N. Broadway. Peace Craft, 128 Main St. PhbeaD, 327 Chestnut St. Promenade Gallery, 204 Center St. Richmond Center, Barnes Mill Rd. The Shop at Boone Tavern, Boone Tavern Hotel, 100 Main St. Student Crafts on the Square, 120 Main St. Sutherland Music Shoppe, 137 N. Broadway St. Tater Knob Pottery & Farm, 260 Wolf Gap Rd. Top Drawer Gallery, 202 N. Broadway St. Turning Wheel Pottery, 191 Liza Allen Rd. Warren A. May Woodworker, 110 Center St. Weavers Bottom, 140 N. Broadway St.

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Amish Store, 201 Prince Royal Dr. Appalachian Fireside Gallery, 127 Main St. Berea Center for the Arts/FiberFrenzy/Puppets and Such, 315 Chestnut St. Berea Fudge Shoppe, 207 Short St.

Oh! Kentucky Campground & RV Park, 562 Paint Lick Rd., 90 sites. Walnut Meadow Campground, 711 Paint Lick Rd., 103 sites.

Golf Berea Country Club, 128 Churchill Ct., 9 holes.

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Lexington's Bluegrass Region Fort: Year-round; Apr.-Oct. 9-5; Nov. & Mar. 8-4:30, Dec.-Feb. by appt. Museum: Apr.-Oct. 9-5. Special Park Events: Easter Egg Hunt, Mar. 30. Bark in the Park, May 11. Picnic in the Park, June-July Fri. Flag Day Retirement Ceremony, June 14. Old Fort Harrod Settlement & Raid, June 22-23. Mercer County Arts Festival, Oct. 12-13. Haunted Frontier, Oct. 25-27.

Lake Herrington Lake KY 152, between US 27, 68 & 127. A popular lake developed by the Ky. Utilities Co. in 1925. 2,940 acres, 35 mi. long, 325 mi. shoreline. Fishing (white bass, black bass, hybrid striped bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish), boating, swimming, camping. Dix River Dam off KY 33 S. of US 68 near Pleasant Hill is 287 ft. high.

Points of Interest Anderson/Dean Community Park, 1501 Louisville Rd. 200 acres. Walking trail, playgrounds, ball fields, aquatic center. Bataan War Memorial, US 127N. Dedicated to the 66 Mercer Co. men who fell in the Battle of Bataan. WWII tank on grounds.

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Harrodsburg Pop. 8,340. Mercer County seat, est. 1774. US 68, US 127, KY 152. W. of Herrington Lake, SW. of Lexington. Kentucky's oldest town & first permanent settlement W. of the Alleghenies, est. by Col. James Harrod, June 16, 1774. Moist (Mercer Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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n HARRODSBURG/MERCER COUNTY TOURIST COMMISSION Visitors greeted year-round at Diamond Point Welcome Center, 488 Price Ave., Mon.-Fri. 9-5, June-Oct. Sat. 10-4. For detailed information on area attractions & events in historic Harrodsburg e-mail tourism@harrodsburgky.com, www.harrodsburgky.com 859.734.2364, 800.355.9192. See Ad.

State Park Old Fort Harrod State Park US 68 & 127. First permanent settlement W. of the Alleghenies. Original fort built 1774. Fort open year-round. Park Features: The 32 acre park contains the Fort Replica including James Harrod Blockhouse, George Rogers Clark Blockhouse & the first school in Ky. & other living quarters. Cabins are furnished with 18th century handmade utensils, furniture, tools, etc. Period dress interpreters portray Fort Harrod Pioneers mid Apr.-Oct.The Mansion Museum features 18th century Ky. history, Civil War history, McIntosh Gun Collection, Lincoln Memorabilia & more. The Lincoln Marriage Temple enshrines the cabin where Abraham Lincoln's parents married. Park also features the George Rogers Clark Federal Monument, the oldest cemetery in the state, the James Harrod Amphitheater & the James Harrod Conference Center. Picnic playground areas, shelter house & gift shop with Kentucky handcrafts. Adm. fee.

US 68. The authentic 115 passenger sternwheeler is the only vessel offering public excursions on the KY River along the scenic palisades. One hour excursions daily Apr.-Oct. Downtown Historic District. Preserved 1880-90 buildings house gift & specialty shops & restaurants. Harrodsburg Wall Mural, 207 W. Lexington St. Scene portrays the fort's Osage Orange tree & founder James Harrod. Historic Harrodsburg Walking & Driving Tour, 85 major attractions & pioneer-era stations along marked route from the courthouse. Many historic homes, most pre-Civil War, including the famous Beaumont Inn (1845). Morgan Row, 220 S. Chiles St. Oldest intact row houses in Ky. 4 brick bldgs. built 1807.Tavern, 1807-30. Houses Harrodsburg Historical Society Museum. Genealogy library, Tues. 10-4, Wed., Fri. 1st & 3rd Sat. 1-4. Old Mud Meeting House, Dry Branch Rd. On Natl. Reg. 1800 Dutch Reform Church bldg. Original mud walls restored by Harrodsburg Historical Society. By appt. Olde Towne Park, Main St. Features a cascading fountain inspired by the Ky. River palisades.

H SHAKER VILLAGE OF PLEASANT HILL US 68, 30 mi. from Lexington. Discover America's largest restored Shaker Village. 3,000 acre Natl. Hist. Landmark charms guests with distinct shaker style & beauty. Peaceful accommodations, gracious dining, exceptional shopping, invigorating recreation, riverboat rides, historical tours and demonstrations, and live music. Open daily. Adm. fee. www.shakervillageky.org 800.734.5611. See Ad.

Special Events Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass, Shaker Village, May 25-26. Adventure Day, Shaker Village, June 1. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 6-9. Fort Harrod Beef Festival, Mercer Co. Fairgrounds, June 7-8. Pleasant Hill Antiques Show & Sale, Shaker Village, June 29. Kentucky Shaker Music Day, Shaker Village, July 13. Mercer County Fair/Horse Show, Mercer Co.Fairgrounds, July 20-27. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, Aug. 1-4. Craft Fair, Shaker Village, Aug. 3-4. Salvisa Days, Salvisa, Sept. 13-14. Spring Hill Cemetery Tour, Sept. 20-21. Harvestfest Weekend, Shaker Village, Sept. 21-22. Holidays at Shaker Village, Shaker Village, Dec. 1-31.

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Come Home to Christmas in Historic Harrodsburg Celebration, 1st wknd. Dec. Holiday Homes Tour, Dec. 7.

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Pop. 16,218. Boyle County seat, est. 1775. US 127, US 150, KY 33 & KY 34. N. of Herrington Lake. Kentucky's state constitution was signed in Danville on June 1, 1792. Wet (Boyle Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

Beaumont Inn, 638 Beaumont Inn Dr., 31 units. Bluegrass Inn, 213 S. College St., 30 units.

H BRIGHT LEAF GOLF RESORT & MOTEL US 127, 3 mi. S., 95 motel rooms, 10 villa suites, pool, restaurant, health spa, 27 hole golf course, 9 hole lighted par 3, and driving range. Golf packages. 3 mi. from Ft. Harrod. 15 min. from Shaker Village. Major credit cards accepted. 1742 Danville Rd., Harrodsburg, KY 40330. www.brightleafgolfresort.com, 800.469.6038. Chimney Rock Studios, 250 Chimney Rock Rd. Country Hearth Inn, 105 Commercial Dr., 40 units. Days Inn, 1680 Danville Rd., 50 units. Economy Inn, 814 N. College St., 20 units. Haddix Point Hideaway, 1840 Paradise Camp Rd., 1 unit. The Inn at Shaker Village, 3501 Lexington Rd., 73 units, rest. Lake Retreat at Normans Camp, 828 Normans Camp Rd., 1 unit. Our Home at Normans Camp, 828 Normans Camp Rd. Paradise Cottage, 1390 Paradise Camp Rd., 1 unit. Royalty’s Cottages, 940 Normans Camp Rd. Southern Charm Bed & Breakfast, 363 N. East St., 3 units.

Restaurants Alamo Sports Bar & Grill, 145 Collin Dr. Beaumont Inn, 638 Beaumont Inn Dr. Blue Moon Cafe, 123 N. Main St. Bread Basket, 2966, Louisville Rd. Cloud's Country Cooking, 1028 N. College St. Dunn's Bar-B-Que, 726 Cane Run Rd. Eddie Montgomery's Steakhouse, 180 Lucky Man Way. Family Affair Restaurant, 5509 Louisville Rd., Salvisa. Granny's Diner, 513 W. Broadway. Kentucky Fudge Company, 225 S. Main St. La Fonda, 121 S. Main St. Nineteenth Hole, 1742 Old Danville Rd. Old Owl Tavern/Owl's Nest Pub, 638 Beaumont Inn Dr. Olde Bus Station, 227 S. Greenville St. Trustees' Office Dining Room at ShakerVillage, 3501 Lexington Rd. The Village Inn, 501 E. Main St., Burgin. Wyonette's Restaurant, 672 Cornishville St. Familiar Food: US 127, Arby's, Dairy Queen, Giovanni's, Godfather's, Huddle House, KFC/Taco Bell, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Arts Council of Mercer County Studio & Gallery, 120 S. Main St. Back Porch Treasures, 540 N. College St. The Barn, 1108 N. College St. Beaumont Inn Gift Shop, 638 Beaumont Inn Dr. The Beehive Gift Shop, 114 S. Main St. The Burgin Barn, 345 Buster Pk., Burgin. J. Sampson Antiques & Books, 107 S. Main St. Kountry Kupboard, 2780 Louisville Rd. Madibelle Blue, 511 N. College St. The Old Country Store, 103 S. Main St. Old Fort Harrod Gift Shop, 123 S. College St. Ragged Edge Community Theatre, 111 S. Main St. The Robin's Nest, 200 Main St., Salvisa. Rusty Spur, 1028 N. College St. Twin Hills Drive-In Theater, 1785 Louisville Rd.

Boating & Camping Cane Run Fishing Camp, KY 152. Chimney Rock Marina, 250 Chimney Rock Rd., 2 units. Chimney Rock RV Park, 220 Chimney Rock Rd., 65 sites. Cummins Ferry Resort Campground & Marina, 2558 Cummins Ferry Rd., Salvisa, 130 sites. Palisades Adventures, 6716 1/2 Lexington Rd. Pandora Marina, 1 Pandora Cove, Burgin. Royalty's Fishing Camp Marina, 940 Norman's Camp Rd., 3 units. Wavies Midlake Marina, 238 S. Cedar Ln.

Golf Bright Leaf Golf Resort, 1742 Old Danville Rd., 27 reg. holes, lighted 9 hole par 3. Pin Oak Driving Range, 1801 Danville Rd.

Outdoor Adventure Big Red Stables, 1605 Jackson Pk. Cedar Hills Archery & Pay Lake, 2668 Cornishville Rd. Shaker Village Nature Preserve, 3501 Lexington Rd.

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Danville/Boyle County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 105 E. Walnut St., Danville, KY 40422. www.danvillekentucky.com 859.236.7794.

Airport Danville/Boyle County Airport, 420 KY 1273. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Centre College, 600 W. Walnut St. Est. 1819. Enrolls 1,300. Coed, liberal arts & sciences. Alumni include two U.S. Vice Presidents & two U.S. Supreme Court justices. Old Centre, restored administration building completed in 1820. Norton Center for the Arts, performances Sept.-May. Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main St. Restored Beaux Arts building houses art exhibits, classes & community events. Wed.-Sat. Constitution Square Historic Park, 105 E. Walnut St. Reproduction of Ky.'s 1st public square. Site of the first post office in the West (1792), replicas of jail, courthouse, meetinghouse. Governor's Circle, a memorial to Kentucky governors. Plans were made here in 1784 for Ky.'s independence from Virginia & the 1st Ky. constitution was signed here in 1792. Mon.-Fri. 9-1 & 2-4:30, Apr.-Oct. Sat. 10-4. Free. Forkland Community Center, 16479 Forkland Rd., Gravel Switch. Historic school & museum with displays of area's Abraham Lincoln family connections & rural heritage. The Great American Dollhouse Museum, 344 Swope Dr. Restored WPA building containing over 200 handmade dollhouses & furnishings, play area, miniatures store, conference room. Tues.Sat. 11-5. Adm.$7. Kentucky School for the Deaf, 303 S. 2nd St. First tax-supported school of its kind in the U.S. Est. 1823. Jacobs Hall, restored Italianate dormitory built 1857, on Natl. Reg. Museum open Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4. McDowell House Museum, Apothecary & Gardens, 125 S. 2nd St. On Natl. Reg. Home where pioneer surgeon Dr. Ephraim McDowell (1771-1830) performed his world-famous surgery in 1809. Period furnishings, pharmacy items. Mon.-Sat.10-12 & 1-4, Sun. 2-4, last tour 3:30. Closed Mon. Nov. 1-Mar. 1 & major holidays. Adm. $7. Penn's Store, 257 Penn's Store Rd., 3 mi. SE. of Gravel Switch. Country store in operation since 1845. Sat. 11-6 Sun. 2-6. Pioneer Playhouse, 840 Stanford Rd. Kentucky's oldest outdoor theatre, offering plays & (optional) dinner in a historic setting, under the stars. Performances June 7-Aug. 24. Indoors in case of rain.

Special Events Annual Forkland Pie Supper & Spaghetti Dinner, March 15. Boyle County Fair, Danville/Boyle Co. Fairgrounds, June. Great American Brass Band Festival, Centre College, June 6-8. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, Aug. Kentucky State BBQ Festival, Sept. 6-8. Oktoberfest, Sept. 28. Great Outhouse Blowout, Penn's Store, Gravel Switch, Oct. 5. Forkland Heritage Festival, KY 37, Gravel Switch, Oct. 10-11. Downtown Christmas Parade, Nov. 30. Twilight Christmas at Forkland, KY 37, Gravel Switch, Dec. 13.

Lodging Best Western Danville Inn, 210 Brenda Ave., 50 units. Comfort Suites, 864 Ben Ali Dr., 57 units. The Cottage Bed & Breakfast, 2826 Lexington Rd., 1 unit. The Farm, 450 Waterworks Rd., 9 units. The Golden Lion Bed & Breakfast, 243 N. 3rd St., 3 units. Hampton Inn, US 150/127 Bypass, 72 units. Morning Glory Manor & Cottage, 244 E. Lexington Ave., 2 units. Pasick's Bed & Breakfast, 132 E. Lexington Ave., 1 unit. Quality Inn, 96 Daniel Dr., 63 units. Super 8, 3663 US 127 Bypass, 45 units.

Restaurants AJ’s, 118 E. Main St. Bluegrass Pizza & Pub, 235 W. Main St. Captain Frank’s Hotdogs, 127 N. 4th St. Chinatown Gourmet, Danville Manor Shopping Center. CUE, 303 W. Main St. Freddie's Italian Restaurant, 140 Stanford Ave. Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant, 917 Hustonville Rd. The Hub, 236 W. Main St. Lulu’s Tavern, 219 S. 4th St. Melton's Deli, 247 E. Main St. Mallards, 1001 Ben Ali Dr. Pescara Mediterranean, 124 S. 4th St. Reno's Roadhouse, 1641 Hustonville Rd. Summer Hokkaido Japanese, 2900 S. Danville Bypass. Familiar Food: A&W, Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Cheddars, Cici's Pizza, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Fazoli's, Giovanni's, Huddle House, KFC, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little


Lexington's Bluegrass Region Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, O'Charley's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Rally's, Shoney's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's, Wok-N-Go.

Shopping & Entertainment Beer Engine, 107 Larrimore Ln. Boyle County Farmers Market, 557 N. Danville Bypass. Carol's Bridal & Gift Boutique, 309 W. Main St. Chateau du Vieux Corbeau Vineyard & Winery, 471 Stanford Rd. The Clothes Horse, 115 N. 3rd St. Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main St. Derby Shoppe, 124 N. 3rd St. Karamel Kreations, 217 W. Main St. Lore Brewing Company, 471 Whirlaway Dr. Maple Tree Gallery, 225 W. Main St. Not Just Antiques in Danville, 1000 E. Lexington Ave. V the Market, 130 S. 4th St.

Boating & Camping Pioneer Playhouse, 840 Stanford Rd. 35 sites.

Golf Old Bridge Golf Club, 1 Old Bridge Rd., 18 holes, rest.

Outdoor Adventure Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge, 600 Carpenter Creek Rd., off KY 37. 500 acres. White-tailed deer, red fox, wild turkey. Nature center, 8 mi. hiking trails, picnicking. No camping or fishing. Lightning Valley MotorSports Park, 6800 US 127S, Junction City. Millennium Park, 1000 Cunningham Way, Walking trails, playgrounds, basketball court, skate park, baseball, softball & football complexes, picnic shelters, dog park.

Perryville Pop. 751. Boyle County. US 150 & US 68. Site of the Civil War Battle of Perryville in 1862. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Danville/Boyle County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 105 E. Walnut St., Danville, KY 40422. 859.236.7794.

State Historic Site Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site 2 mi. NW. of Perryville off US 68 & US 150. Site of the greatest Civil War battle in Kentucky, Oct. 8, 1862. It involved about 40,000 troops & stopped the Confederate advance in Kentucky. On Natl. Reg. Newly renovated museum, gift shop, monuments, self-guided walking tour, picnicking, playground. Most facilities seasonal. Park Features: 745 acres, 10 mi. historic trails, picnic shelter, playground, gift shop. Museum & Gift Shop, artifacts & battle displays depicting Civil War drama. Apr.-Oct. Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5; Nov.-Mar. Wed.-Sat. 10-3 weather permitting. Park open year-round 8 am-9 pm. Special Park Events: Perryville Battlefield Commemoration, Oct. 4-5.

Points of Interest Downtown Perryville Museum, 216 S.Buell St.Local history exhibits, inventory from Parks Store. Mon.-Fri. 9-4. Adm.

Special Events Perryville Battlefield Commemoration, Oct. 4-5.

Restaurants Battlefield Station, 303 E. 2nd St. Mr. Miser Food Mart, 222 E. 2nd St.

Shopping & Entertainment Magnolia Cottage Gift Shop, 102 S. Bragg St. Merchants Row, 216 S. Buell St. Perryville Furniture Outlet, 303 N. Bragg St.

Lancaster Pop. 3,442. Garrard County seat. US 27, KY 39, KY 52, 34 mi. S. of Lexington, 24 mi. W. of Berea, 10 mi. E. of Danville, 45 mi. N. of Somerset. Bordered by Herrington Lake & the Kentucky River. Home of three Kentucky governors. County named for James Garrard, second governor. Wet (Garrard Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Lake Herrington Lake KY 152, between US 27, 68 & 127. A popular lake developed by the Ky. Utilities Co. in 1925. 2,940 acres, 35 mi. long, 325 mi. shoreline. Fishing (white bass, black bass, hybrid striped bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish), boating, swimming, camping.

Points of Interest Garrad County Jail Museum, 103 Stanford St. Pleasant Retreat, 656 Stanford Rd. 16th Ky. Gov. William Owsley's home. Apr.-Nov. Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Tours $9.

Special Events Earth Day Festival, Fairgrounds, Apr. Party on the Square, Public Sq., June. Rural Heritage Festival, Public Sq., June. Garrard County Fair, last wk. June. Field to Fork Festival, Halcomb's Knob Farm, Paint Lick, July. Octoberfest, Meadow Lake Equestrian Center, Oct.

Lodging The Ashley Inn Bed & Breakfast, 9863 Lexington Rd., 6 units. Halcomb’s Knob, 430 Wallacetown Rd., 4 units. Hammond's Hall Bed & Breakfast, 216 W. Maple Ave., 2 units. Peninsula Golf Resort, 200 Clubhouse Dr., 24 units.

Restaurants Burger House, 2152 Stanford Rd. China Gourmet, 124 Pleasant Retreat Dr. Country Diner, 881 Stanford Rd. Mariachis, 515 Stanford St. Last Stop Pizza, 67 Tanyard Branch Rd. Smith's Restaurant, 55 Public Sq. Familiar Food: US 27, Domino's, Godfather's, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Collector's Paradise Antique Mall, 1276 Stanford Rd. Rocky Top Furniture, 8957 US 27N. The Wood Shack, 10357 Lexington Rd.

Boating & Camping Camp Nelson RV Park, 27 Chase Ln., 60 sites. Herrington Lake Marina, 136 S. Homestead Ln., 6 units, rest. Kamp Kennedy Marina, 4646 Kennedy Bridge Rd. Red Gate Marina, 305 Red Gate Rd. Sunset Marina, 318 Sunset Lodge Rd., 3 units, 6 sites, rest.

Golf Peninsula Golf Resort, 200 Clubhouse Dr., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Crutcher Nature Preserve, US 27 to KY 1845, W. 3.4 mi. to Camp Dick Fire Station, left .2 mi., right on High Bridge Rd. 2 mi., right on Bowman's Rd. at High Bridge Estates sign 1.5 mi. to Sally Brown Nature Preserve parking lot. Follow the Sally Brown trail to the kiosk, Crutcher trail to the right. 1 mi. trail with views of Ky. River gorge. Open for hiking, photography & birding. Meadow Lake Equestrian Center, 9863 Lexington Rd. Sally Brown Nature Preserve, US 27 to KY 1845, W. 3.4 mi. to Camp Dick Fire Station, left .2 mi., right on High Bridge Rd. 2 mi., right on Bowman's Rd. at High Bridge Estates sign 1.5 mi. Protects forests & 400 plant species in the Ky. River Palisades. Open to public for hiking, birding & nature study. Tom Dorman State Nature Preserve, US 27 to KY 1845. Rich spring wildflower display on forested slopes with views of spectacular 300 ft. cliffs across the Ky. River. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Shell Farms and Greenhouse, 1172 Richmond Loop. 1200 acre farm and roadside market.

Stanford Pop. 3,487. Lincoln County seat. US 27 & US 150, 11 mi. SE. of Danville, 8 mi. SW. of Lancaster. Dry. Eastern Time.

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State Historic Sites Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site Off US 127 at Knob Lick Rd., 5 mi. S. of Danville. Shelby (1750-1826) was chairman of the state constitutional conventions at Constitution Square & was Ky.'s 1st & 5th governor. The cemetery on the Shelby Plantation is the burial site of Shelby & his family. Interpretive signage. Open year-round. Free.

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enies, c.1785.Bricklaid "W.W." laid in Flemish bond pattern.Furnished with period pieces. Whitley (1749-1813) built one of America's 1st circular race tracks & began counterclockwise racing. Adm. fee. Park Features: 10 acre park, picnic & playground areas, gift shop. Adm. $5, children $3.

Lake Cedar Creek Lake Off US 150, 8 mi. E. of Stanford. 762 acres. Opened 2002. Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish. Shad for bait prohibited. 3 boat ramps. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Points of Interest Immanuel Lutheran Church & Wedding Chapel, KY 643. Church built by Karl Papenhagen 1889. L & N Depot, 1866 N. Depot St. Restored railroad depot & museum. Logan-Hubble Park, 2142 Lancaster Rd., 4 mi. N. Hiking trails, horse trails, horse camping, 15 acre lake, picnicking, primitive camping. Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 315 W. Main St. Log building served congregation from 1792-1804.

Special Events Lincoln County Fair, US 27S, 1st wk. July. Haunted Castle, Hustonville, Oct. 1-31. Wilderness Trace Christmas, Dec.

Lodging Sunset Motor Lodge, 915 Danville Ave., 20 units. Wilderness Road Guest Houses, 203 W. Main St., 5 units.

Restaurants China Buffet, 101 Lincoln Tr. Coleman's Deli, 105 W. Main St. Kentucky Depot, 119 Metker Tr. My Guadalajara, 817 E. Main St. Past Time Cafe, 306 Stanford St., Crab Orchard. Familiar Food: Arby's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Brummett's Orchard, 5060 KY 39S, Crab Orchard. Cedar Creek Lake Outfitters, 10725 US 150E, Crab Orchard. Kentucky Soaps & Such, 205 W. Main St. Kountry Kitchen Store, 901 Swamper Rd., Crab Orchard. Stanford Drive-In & Flea Market, 1645 Hustonville Rd. Susan's Country Bakery, 5427 KY 643, Waynesburg.

Golf Dix River Country Club, 2220 US 27N, 18 holes, rest. Carrollton.

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Carrollton Pop. 3,938. Carroll County seat, est. 1799. US 42 just N. of I-71 at the conďŹ&#x201A;uence of the Ohio & Kentucky Rivers. 2 mi. W. of Gen. Butler State Resort Park. Wet. Eastern Time.

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n CARROLLTON/CARROLL COUNTY TOURISM & CONVENTION COMMISSION From the city to serenity, where rivers & people meet. A charming historic town located off of I-71 exit 44. 515 Highland Ave. PO Box 293, Carrollton, KY 41008. www.visitcarrolltonky.com 502.732.7036, 800.325.4290. See Ad.

State Park General Butler State Resort Park KY 227, I-71 exit 44, midway between Louisville & Cincinnati. 791 acres. Open year-round. www.parks.ky.gov 502.732.4384, 866.462.8853. See Ad, Page 4.


Northern Kentucky River Region Park Features: 15 acre lake, pool, rental pedal boats, rowboats & canoes, hiking, fishing, mini-golf, volleyball, planned recreation, picnic shelters, playgrounds, basketball, convention center, Ky. Veterans Memorial, hndcp. access. facilities. Butler-Turpin Historic House, 2-story Greek Revival built in 1859 by famous military family. Tours May-Sept. Adm. fee. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 53 rooms, Two Rivers Restaurant, gift shop. Cottages, 24 units, one, two & three bedroom. Open year-round. Camping: Year-round. 111 sites with util. & wi-fi, 10 sites with sewer hookups, tent camping, 2 serv. bldgs. (Resv. available) Golf & Tennis: 9 holes, pro shop, cart & club rentals; 2 tennis courts near Butler-Turpin House, 1 lighted court near lodge. Special Park Events: Perfect Harmony Dinner Theatre, Feb. 15. Easter Sunday Buffet "Now That's a Bargain" Camper Appreciation Weekend,Apr. Mother's Day Buffet, May 11. Play it Again Concert Series, May 17, Aug. 16, June 21, Sept. 20, July 19, Oct. 18. Backyard Concert Series, May 25, June 22, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, Oct. 12. Kentucky Flyer Railroad Train Show, Aug. Goldenrod Gala, Aug. 31. Jump Start Your Halloween Weekend, Oct. 17-19. Halloween Family Fun Weekend, Oct. 24-26. Thanksgiving Buffet, Nov. Festival of Trees, Dec. 1-31.

Points of Interest 1880 Old Stone Jail, Courthouse Sq. Built in 1880, 2 story stone structure used until 1969. Tours available. Carrollton Historic District, Downtown. History Banner Walking Tour in Victorian commercial area. Driving Tour of residential & commercial districts at Tourism Office & on website. Kentucky River Lock & Dam #1, on the Ohio River. Construction began in 1830 with stone laid by Irish immigrants. Masterson House, US 42. Built in early 1790s, oldest 2 story brick house standing on the Ohio River between Pittsburgh, Pa. & Cairo, Il. Point Park, 2nd & Main Sts. at the confluence of the Kentucky & Ohio Rivers. Host to various festivals & events and River walk.

Special Events State Park Events, see General Butler State Resort Park. Carroll County Fair, Carroll Co. Fairgrounds, 1st wknd. June. Bands & BBQ, Point Park, Sept. 5-6. Heritage Saturday, Masterson House, mid Sept.

Carroll County Tobacco Festival, Courthouse Sq., Oct. A Christmas Carroll, Downtown, Dec. 7.

Lodging Best Western Executive Inn, I-71 exit 44, 51 units. Carrollton Inn, 218 Main St., 10 units, rest. General Butler State Resort Park, KY 227, I-71 exit 44. 77 units, rest. Hampton Inn, I-71 exit 44, 60 units. Highland House Bed & Breakfast, 1705 Highland Ave., 3 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-71 exit 44, 64 units. The Poet's House Bed & Breakfast, 501 Main St., Ghent, 4 units. Quality Inn, I-71 exit 44, 62 units. Super 8, I-71 exit 44, 46 units.

Restaurants Cooper's Restaurant, 1420 Gillock Ave. Down on Main Street, 508 Main St. Mi Viejo, 1968 Hwy. 227. Two Rivers Restaurant, General Butler State Resort Park. Welch's Riverside Restaurant, 505 Main St. Familiar Food: Arby's, Burger King, Hometown Pizza, KFC, McDonald's, Papa John's, Snappy Tomato, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House.

Shopping & Entertainment Artful Gifts, 509 Highland Ave. Butler Outlet Mall, I-71 exit 44. Cornerstone Floral & Gifts, 519 Highland Ave. Glauber's Sports, 106 4th St. Maguana’s Unique Gifts, 430 Main St. Rita’s Antique and Décor, 412 Main St. River Valley Winery, 1279 Mound Hill Rd.

Boating & Camping Carroll County Fairgrounds, KY 227, 60 sites. Eagle Valley Camping Resort, 1100 Eagle Valley Rd., Sanders, 200 sites. Two Rivers RV Campground, Point Park, 33 sites.

Golf & Tennis General Butler State Resort Park, KY 227, 9 holes, 3 courts. Robert Westrick Memorial Park, KY 36, 4 lighted courts.

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NASCAR Nationwide Series, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, June 27 & Sept. 20. River Days Festival, Fredericksburg Landing, Warsaw, July 4. ARCA Series, Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Sept. 20. Pumpkin Festival, Warsaw, Oct. Christmas on the Square, Warsaw, Dec.

Owenton Pop. 1,327. Owen County seat, est. 1821. US 127, 17 mi. S. of I-71, 25 mi. N. of Frankfort. Dry. Eastern Time.

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127 Motel, I-71 exit 62, Glencoe, 10 units, rest. Backwood Acres Bed & Breakfast, 450 Day's Ln., Sparta, 1 unit. Magnolia Inn B&B, 1519 Sparta Pike. 6 units. Ramada at the Kentucky Speedway, I-71 exit 57, KY 35, Sparta. 78 units. Riverside Inn Bed & Breakfast, 85 US 42E, Warsaw, 7 units. Smuggler's Cove Motel, 1150 US 42W, Warsaw, 4 units. Smuggler's Inn Extended Stay, 702 E. Main St., Warsaw, 12 units. Speedway Inn, I-71 exit 57, Sparta, 19 units.

Lake Elmer Davis Lake, KY 22. 130 acres. Built in 1958. Fishing (quality bluegill fishery, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, longear sunfish, warmouth, black crappie, white crappie, black bullhead, channel catfish), dock, 2 ramps. Shad for bait prohibited. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Ayreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Family Orchard, 525 Wilson Ln. Larkspur Press, US 127, Monterey. Printshop produces hand bound letterpress books from type set by hand. By appt.

The Bistro, Ramada Inn, I-71 exit 57, Sparta. Exit 62 Truck Stop, I-71 exit 62, Glencoe. Hog Wild Pig Crazy Bar-BQ, I-71 exit 55, Sparta. Iron Skillet Grille, I-71 exit 57, Sparta. Jewell's on Main, 100 E. Main St., Warsaw. Metro Chili/Deaton's Market, 200 E. Main St., Warsaw. Ming Moon, 103 W. Main St., Warsaw. Sunset Grill, 1160 US 42W, Warsaw. Familiar Food: Warsaw, Dairy Queen, Hometown Pizza, Snappy Tomato, Subway; Sparta, McDonald's, Subway.

Special Events Sporting Clays Shoot, Elk Creek Hunt Club, 1st Sat. June. Owen County 4H Fair & Horse Show, July 15-20. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, Aug. 1-4. Sweet Owen Days, 3rd Sat. Sept. Monterey Fair, Monterey, 1st wknd. Oct. A Christmas Celebration, Courthouse, 1st Sun. Dec.

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Country Blooms Garden & Gifts, 327 US 42W, Warsaw. Maines Hardware, 201 W. Market St., Warsaw. Mudlark Pottery, 102 E. Main St., Warsaw. Ribbons & Roses, 105 E. Main St., Warsaw.

Hi-Y-Inn, 1550 KY 22E, 10 units. Night & Day Bed & Breakfast, 8170 US 127S, 4 units. Perry Park Golf Resort, 595 Springport Ferry Rd., Perry Park, 60 units, rest. Ragtime Bed, Barn & Breakfast, 2310 Breck Rd., 4 units. Serenity Woods Cottage, 515 Wilson Ln., 1 unit.

Boating & Camping Edge of Speedway Campground, 4125 KY 1130, Sanders, 300 sites. Pier 99 Marina, 379 Knox-Lillard Rd., Warsaw. Smuggler's Cove Marina, 1150 US 42W, Warsaw. Sparta Campground, KY 467, Sparta, 300 sites, 30 prim. sites. Walnut Valley RV Park, 3325 US 42W, Warsaw, 25 sites.

Restaurants Farmhouse Grill, 409 Roland Ave. Smith House, 1640 KY 22E. Familiar Food: Hometown Pizza, McDonald's, Snappy Tomato, Subway.

Golf Sugar Bay Golf Course, 975 Dry Creek Rd., Warsaw, 18 holes.

Shopping & Entertainment Elk Creek Vineyards & Winery, 150 KY 330. Petals on the Square, 110 N. Madison St. Sweet Owen Country Store, 5850 KY 22E.

Boating & Camping Perry Park, KY 355, on the Ky. River, ramp.

Golf Fairway Golf Course, 4940 KY 227N, Wheatley, 18 holes. Perry Park Golf Resort, 595 Springport Ferry Rd., Perry Park, 27 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Elk Creek Hunt Club, 1860 Georgetown Rd. John A. Kleber Wildlife Management Area, Cedar Rd., KY 368, between US 127 & KY 227. 2,349 acres. Horseback riding, hiking, fishing, prim. camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Twin Eagle Wildlife Management Area, KY 355, 4 mi. NE. of Perry Park. 167 acres. Hiking, fishing. No camping or horseback riding. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Warsaw/Sparta Warsaw: Pop. 1,615. Gallatin County seat, est. 1799. US 42 on the Ohio River. Wet. Eastern Time. Sparta: Pop 231. Gallatin County. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Lake Craig's Creek Lake, US 42, Warsaw, 1.5 mi. W. of Warsaw. 1,000 acres. Boating, fishing, marinas, swimming, camping, ramps. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Kentucky Speedway, I-71 exits 55 & 57, Sparta. 107,000 seat, 1.5 mi. racing tri-oval. NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide & Truck Series competitions. Markland Locks & Dam, US 42, 3.5 mi. W. of Warsaw, on the Ohio River. Completed 1963, the dam is 1,395 ft., the 2 locks are 110 ft. wide. Observation deck, picnic area. Open daily. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Covington Pop. 40,640. 5th largest Kentucky city. Kenton County, est. 1793. I-71/I-75 across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. The total Kenton County population is 142,031. Independence is the Kenton County seat, pop. 10,444, 12 mi. S. on KY 17. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Northern Kentucky River Region Cock & Bull English Pub, 601 Main St. Cosmo's Grille Pub, 604 Main St. Dee Felice Cafe, 529 Main St. Europa Bistro Cafe, 616 Main St. Keystone Bar & Grill, 313 Greenup St. Lime Taqueria, 522 Main St. Log Cabin Inn, 322 Madison Pk. Main Strasse Village Pub, 619 Main St. Molly Malone's, 112 E. 4th St. Otto's, 521 Main St. Strasse Haus, 630 Main St. Tickets Sports Cafe, 100 W. 6th St. Wertheim's, 514 W. 6th St. Willie's Sports Cafe, 401 Crescent Ave. Zazou Grill & Pub, 502 W. 6th St. Familiar Food: 1-75 exit 192, Burger King, Dixie Chili, Frisch's, Gold Star Chili, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Skyline Chili, Subway, Taco Bell, WafďŹ&#x201A;e House, Wendy's.

Points of Interest Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Rd., Devou Park. Historic home. c. 1848 with exhibits of the region's history including artifacts, interactive displays & hands-on activies. Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Adm. $7. The Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center, 1028 Scott Blvd. Built in 1902 by Andrew Carnegie as the Covington Public Library. Art galleries, 465 seat theatre & arts education center. Gallery Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. noon-3. Box Office Tues.-Fri. noon-5. Devou Park, Montague Rd. 700 acre park overlooking the Ohio River. Fishing lake, picnicking, golf, walking & nature trails, reception hall, Behringer-Crawford Museum & amphiteater. Garden of Hope, 699 Edgecliff Rd. Replica of the Tomb of Christ in Jerusalem, Carpenter Shop, Chapel of Dreams, wine press, statue, ancient tools. Grounds open daily 9 am-dusk. Free. Donations. James A. Ramage CivilWar Museum, 1402 Highland Ave., Ft.Wright. Interprets Northern Ky.'s role in the Civil War through archaelology, education & research. Fri.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5. Free. MainStrasse Village, I-75 exit 192. The village boasts over 30 unique shops, restaurants & pubs. The centerpiece of MainStrasse is the beautiful Carroll Chimes Bell Tower (named for former Gov. Julian Carroll) in Goebel Park. The 100 ft. bell tower has a 43 bell carillon which plays on the hour, from noon until dusk. Apr.-Dec. The bell tower contains one of the two American-made animated clocks in the world, with 21 figures performing "The Pied Piper of Hamelin." The Goose Girl Fountain, 2 blocks E. of the bell tower, is a bronze sculpture by Karkadoulias. Mother of God Church, 119 W. 6th St. On Natl. Reg. Completed 1871. Italian Renaissance design. Features 5 large murals by Johann Schmitt dating to 1890 & beautiful stained glass windows.Tours by appt. Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 W. RiverCenter Blvd. 110,000 sq. ft., meeting & banquet facilities. Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati, 315 W. Southern Ave. Open year round Sat. 10-4. Adm. $4. Riverside/Licking National Historic District, bordered by the Ohio River, the Licking River & 4th St. Includes Civil War homes, carriage houses & life-size bronze statues of historic figures. Roebling Suspension Bridge, foot of Court St. Completed 1867, the longest single span at the time. Prototype of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Shopping & Entertainment Bar Monet, 837 Willard St. The Candy Bar, 422 W. 6th St. Fabulous-Furs, 20 W. 11th St. Kaleidoscope Stained Glass Studio, 704 Main St. Leapin Lizard Gallery, 726 Main St. Linden Noll Gift Haus, 506 W. 6th St. The Magic Shop, 526 Philadelphia St. MK's Totebags, 609 Main St. Ottoman's Imports, 609 Main St. Stoney's Gifts, 323 W. 6th St. Strasse Dog, 605 Main St. Totter's Otterville, 4314 Boron Dr. Workshops of the Restoration Society, 3414 Decoursey Ave., Latonia.

Golf Devou Park Golf Course, 1344 Audubon Rd., 18 holes. The Golf Courses of Kenton County, 3908 Richardson Rd., Independence, 54 holes. Twin Oaks Golf & Plantation Club, 450 E. 43rd St., 18 holes.

Ft. Mitchell/Erlanger Ft. Mitchell: Pop. 8,207. Kenton County. I-71/I-75 & US 25/42/127, SW. of Covington. Wet. Eastern Time. Erlanger: Pop. 18,082. Kenton County. I-71/I-75 & I-275, SW. of Covington & Ft. Mitchell. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Airport Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, SW. of Covington via I-275, NW. of Erlanger via KY 236 (Donaldson Rd.). International airport serving Northern Kentucky, Southern Ohio & Southeast Indiana.

Points of Interest St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 1140 Madison Ave. Authentic French Gothic Cathedral. First mass in 1901. Features one of the largest handmade stained glass windows in the world. Year-round. Mon.-Sat. 9:30-4. Free tour brochures available.

Special Events Village Vintage & Arts Bazaar, MainStrasse Village, 4th Sun. Apr.-Oct. Maifest, MainStrasse Village, May 16-18. Original Goettafest, MainStrasse Village, June 13-15. Kenton County Fair, Kenton Co. Fairgrounds, Independence, July. US 127 Corridor Sale, MainStrasse Village, Aug. 7-10. Riverfest, Riverfront, Sept. 3. Oktoberfest, MainStrasse Village, Sept. 5-7. Northern Kentucky Wine Festival, MainStrasse Village, Oct. 18.

Lodging Courtyard by Marriott, 500 W. 3rd St., 194 units. Days Inn, I-75 exit 189, Ft. Wright, 115 units. Embassy Suites RiverCenter, 10 E. RiverCenter Blvd., 227 units. Extended Stay America, 650 W. 3rd St., 105 units. Hampton Inn, 200 Crescent Ave., 151 units. Holiday Inn Riverfront, 600 W. 3rd St., 156 units, rest. Lookout Motel, 1700 Dixie Hwy., 29 units. Marriott RiverCenter, 10 W. RiverCenter Blvd., 321 units, rest. Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront, I-75/I-71 exit 192, 220 units, rest. Rodeway Inn, I-75 exit 189, Ft. Wright, 88 units.

Restaurants Behle Street Cafe, 50 E. RiverCenter Blvd. Bouquet Restaurant & Wine Bar, 519 Main St. Chez Nora, 530 Main St.

Monte Casino, a native fieldstone chapel, is the world's smallest house of worship. Thomas More College, 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills. Est. 1921. Catholic, liberal arts college. Enrolls 1,900. Vent Haven Museum, 33 W. Maple Ave.

Lodging Comfort Inn, I-75/71 exit 184, Erlanger, 145 units. Country Hearth Inn, I-75/71 exit 184, Erlanger, 65 units. Courtyard by Marriott Cincinnati Airport, I-275 exit 2, Erlanger, 120 units, rest. Drawbridge Hotel, I-75/71 exit 186, Ft. Mitchell, 381 units, rest. EconoLodge, I-75/71 exit 184, Erlanger, 72 units. Holiday Inn Airport, I-275 exit 2, Erlanger, 237 units, rest. Quality Inn & Suites, I-275 exit 2, Erlanger, 107 units. Residence Inn, I-275 exit 2, Erlanger, 150 units. Super 8, I-75/71 exit 186, Ft. Mitchell, 106 units. Wingate by Wyndham Cincinnati Airport, I-75/71 exit 184, Erlanger, 75 units.

Restaurants Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, 2833 Dixie Hwy., Crestview Hills. Barleycorn's, 2642 Dixie Hwy., Lakeside Park. Colonial Cottage, 3140 Dixie Hwy., Erlanger. Edgewood Tavern, 1126 Barnwood Dr., Edgewood. Greyhound Tavern, 2500 Dixie Hwy., Ft. Mitchell. Guru India Restaurant, 2303 Buttermilk Crossing, Crescent Springs. Indigo Casual Gourmet Cafe, I-75/71 exit 188, Ft. Mitchell. John Phillips Restaurant & Bar, 2809 Dixie Hwy., Crestview Hills. Montgomery Inn, I-75/71 exit 186, Ft. Mitchell. Montoya's, 2507 Chelsea Dr., Ft. Mitchell. Oriental Wok, I-75/71 exit 186, Ft. Mitchell. 53


The Pub at Crestview Hills, 2853 Dixie Hwy., Crestview Hills. Saddle Club, 2487 Dixie Hwy., Ft. Mitchell. Familiar Food: I-75/71 exit 184, Burger King, Dixie Chili, Donato's, KFC, Waffle House; I-75/71 exit 186, Applebee's, Arby's, Bob Evans, Bonefish Grill, Burger King, Donato's, Frisch's, Gold Star Chili, Hardee's, McDonald's, Outback Steakhouse, Pizza Hut, Subway, TGI Friday's; I-275 exit 83, Crestview Hills, Carrabba's, Max & Erma's, McAlister's, Panera Bread.

Glier Goetta Fest, Riverfront, Aug. 7-10. Great Inland Seafood Festival, Riverfront, Aug. 14-17. Rides on Monmouth Newport Downtown Car Show, Downtown, Aug. 24. Riverfest, Riverfront, Aug. 31. Alexandria Fair & Horse Show, KY 10, Alexandria, Labor Day wknd. Newport Oktoberfest, Riverfront, Sept. 26-28.

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Christopher's Bed & Breakfast, 604 Poplar St., Bellevue, 3 units. Comfort Suites Riverfront, 420 Riverboat Row, 124 units. Country Inn & Suites, 10 Country Dr., Wilder, 65 units. Gateway Bed & Breakfast, 326 E. 6th St., 3 units. Grace Manor Bed & Breakfast, 828 Linden Ave., 2 units. Hampton Inn Wilder, I-275 exit 77, 94 units. Holiday Inn Express, 109 Landmark Dr., Bellevue, 73 units. Riverfront Travelodge, 222 York St., 104 units. Weller Haus Bed & Breakfast, 319 Poplar St., Bellevue, 5 units.

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Atwood Hill Winery, 1616 Spillman Rd., Morning View. Crestview Hills Town Center, I-275 exit 83, Crestview Hills. Lazer Kraze, 1335 Donaldson Rd., Erlanger. Northern Kentucky Ice Center, 2638 Anderson Rd., Crescent Springs. Shoe Palace, 3126 Dixie Hwy., Erlanger. Super Bowl, I-75 exit 184, Erlanger.

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Newport

Carabello Coffee/ Bello’s Bike Pops, 107 E. 9th St. Chart House, 405 Riverboat Row. The Cobblestone Cafe, 654 Highland Ave., Ft. Thomas. Gourmet Chilli, 843 Monmouth St. Green Derby, 846 York St. Hofbrauhaus Newport, 200 E. 3rd. St. JerZee’s Pub & Grub, 708 Monmouth St. Lana’s Diner, 819 Monmouth St. Mad Mike’s Burgers, 342 Monmouth St. Mammoth Coffee, 515 Monmouth St. Midway Cafe, 1017 S. Ft. Thomas Ave. Mokka/Sunset Bar & Grill, 500 Monmouth St. Newberry Bros. Coffee, 530 Washington Ave. Newport Pizza Company, 601 Monmouth St. Newport Syndicate, 18 E. 5th St. Pepper Pod Restaurant, 703 Monmouth St. Pompilio's Restaurant, 600 Washington Ave. Shortnecks Bar and Grill, 803 Monmouth St. Sis’s on Monmouth, 837 Monmouth St. Strong’s Brick Oven Pizza, 336 Monmouth St. Vito's Cafe, 654 Highland Ave., Ft. Thomas. York Street Cafe, 738 York St. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Bob Evans, Burger King, Dixie Chili, Don Pablo's, El Rio Grande, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Jet’s Pizza, LaRosa’s, Pasquales, Starbucks, Newport Pavilion BW3’s, Beef’O’ Brady’s, Chick-Fil-A, Chipotle, Gold Star Chili, Hardee's, Hooter's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Panera Bread, Pizza Hut, Skyline Chili, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's; Newport on the Levee, Brio Tuscan Grill, Mitchell's Fish Market; Bellevue, Buckhead Mountain Grill, Frisch's, Gold Star Chili, Joe's Crab Shack, McDonald's, Pasquale's, Skyline Chili.

Pop. 15,273. Campbell County seat, est. 1795. US 27 across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. Wet. Eastern Time.

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City of Newport, 998 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071. 859. 292.3666. Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau, 50 E. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, KY 41011. 800.447.8489.

Points of Interest The Bank of Kentucky Center, 500 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights. Venue for concerts, family shows & sporting events. BB Riverboats, Foot of Columbia St., 101 Riverboat Row, Newport KY 41071. Sightseeing, lunch & dinner cruises, special events & private charters on the Ohio River. Can accommodate groups of 1 to 1,000. www.bbriverboats.com 859.261.8500, 800.261.8586.

Shopping & Entertainment Camp Springs Vineyard, 6361 Four Mile Pk., Camp Springs. Gangster’s Dueling Piano Bar, 18 E. 5th St. Graeter’s Ice Cream, 1409 N. Grand Ave. The Little Nashville of Newport, 828 Monmouth St. Monmouth Street Antique Gallery, 822 Monmouth St. Monmouth Theatre, 636 Monmouth St. Newport Pavilion, I-471 exits #3,4. Newport Shopping Center & Plaza, I-471 exit 3. Schneider's Homemade Candies, 420 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue. Stone Brook Winery, 6570 Vineyard Ln., Camp Springs. Sweet Tooth Candies, 125 W. 11th St. The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. 6th St. The Stained Glass Theatre, 802 York St. The Thompson House, 24 E. 3rd St.

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum, 890 W. Clay Ridge Rd., Grants Lick. Log cabins, turn-of-the-century farm tools & implements, steam engine windmill, small covered bridge. Daily 10 am-dark. Free. East Row Historic District, Oak St., 10th St., Washington Ave., 2nd St. Ky.'s second largest historic district is filled with historic homes built by Newport's wealthy merchants & businessmen during the 1800s & early 1900s. Funny Bone Comedy Club, 1 Levee Way, Ste 2125. Gameworks, 1 Levee Way, Ste. 2130. Monmouth Theatre, 636 Monmouth St. Newport Aquarium, 1 Aquarium Way, Newport on the Levee. 70 exhibits & 14 galleries showcasing thousands of animals from around the world. Daily 10-6. Adm. $23. Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way. Offers dining, entertainment & the Newport Aquarium. New Riff Distillery, 24 Distillery Way. Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. Est. 1968. 500 acres. Enrolls 16,000. Bank of Kentucky Center, Fine Arts Gallery, NKU Hall of Fame. Purple People Bridge, 3rd St. Pedestrian bridge crossing the Ohio River to Cincinnati, OH. Ride the Ducks, 1 Levee Way. 45 min. amphibious sightseeing tour on the waterfronts of Newport, Covington & Cincinnati. Tour. $17. Riverboat Row Riverwalk, along the top of Newport's floodwall. Part of the Daniel Beard National Boy Scout Trail. Six overlooks with weathervanes depicting the area's river heritage. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 7 Court Pl. Built in 1871. Rare steeple entirely of stone. Sun. Holy Eucharist 10:30 am. Thompson House, 24 E. 3rd St. World Peace Bell, 425 York St. 66,000 lb., 12 ft. tall bronze bell, the world's largest free-swinging bell. Rings at noon daily.

Special Events 23rd Newport Italianfest, Riverfront, June 12-15. America's Celebration Motorcycle Rally, Riverfront, July 3-6. Queen City Sausage Festival, Riverfront, July 11-13. Kentucky Art Outpost, world peace bell Park at 4th and York, July 25-27. 54

Boating & Camping A J Jolly Park, 5350 US 27, Alexandria, 75 sites. Manhattan Harbour, 1301 4th Ave., Dayton. Queen City Riverboat Cruises, 303 Dodd Dr., Dayton. Riverside Marina, 145 Mary Ingles Hwy., Dayton.

Golf A J Jolly Golf Course, 11541 Alexandria Pk., Alexandria, 18 holes. Flagg Springs Golf Course, KY 735, California, 18 holes. Hickory Sticks Golf Club, 3812 Painter Rd., California, 18 holes.

Florence Pop. 29,951. 8th largest Kentucky city. Boone County. I-71/I-75 & US 42 SW. of Covington, NE. of Big Bone Lick State Park. Burlington is the Boone County seat, est. 1824, W. on KY 18. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Richwood Inn, I-75/71 exit 175, Walton, 56 units. Springhill Suites, I-75/71 exit 182, 101 units. Stay Lodge, I-75/71 exit 181, 120 units. Studio Plus, I-75/71 exit 182, 71 units. Super 8, I-75/71 exit 180, 93 units. Travelodge, I-75/71 exit 180, 85 units. Turfside 1 Motel, I-75/71 exit 182, 21 units. Value Place, I-75/71 exit 182, 124 units. Wildwood Inn, I-75/71 exit 180, 121 units.

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KY 338 S. of Florence, off US 42/127, I-71 & I-75. Natl. Natural Landmark. 547 acres in the area of the greatest graveyard of ice age animals ever found. Most facilities are seasonal, camping year-round. Park Features: Site of an ancient salt sulphur spring used by prehistoric animals. Visitor center, museum, walking diorama outdoor museum & live buffalo herd. Picnic shelter, fishing, playground, mini-golf. Camping: 62 sites (Resv. & water hookups available Apr.-Oct.). Tennis: 2 courts.

Points of Interest Anderson Ferry, KY 8, Constance. Crosses Ohio River to US 50 Riverside 8 mi. W. of Cincinnati, OH. Nov.-Apr. 6 am-8 pm, May-Oct. 6 am-9:45 pm, open Sat. & holidays 7 am, Sun. 10 am. $5. Big Bone Gardens, KY 338, Union. 6 acre private gardens open to the public mid Apr.-mid July wknds. noon-5. Creation Museum, 2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd., Petersburg. 70,000 sq. ft. museum & special effects theatre bring the pages of the Bible to life. Mon.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. noon-6. Adm. $29.95. Dinsmore Homestead, 5656 Burlington Pk., 6 1/2 mi. W. of Burlington. An historic homestead settled by James & Martha Dinsmore in 1842. On Natl. Reg. Apr.-mid Dec. Wed., Sat. & Sun. 1-5. Tours on the hour. Adm. $5. Florence Freedom Minor League Baseball, 7950 Freedom Way. Rabbit Hash, Lower River Rd., off KY 18 & KY 536. On the Ohio River SW. of Florence. River town with an 1831 general store. Turfway Park Race Course, I-75 exit 182. Live thoroughbred racing Jan. 1-Mar. 30 & Dec. 1-31. Thurs.-Sun. Simulcast wagering Wed.Sun. year-round. Adm. free.

Special Events Turfway ParkWinter Meet, Turfway Park Race Course, Jan.1-Mar.30. Florence Freedom Baseball, 7950 Freedom Way, May 16-Sept. 5. Old Timers Day, Rabbit Hash, Sat. before Labor Day. Old Fashion Day, Walton, Sept. Dinsmore Homestead Harvest Festival, Dinsmore Homestead, last wknd. Sept. Turfway Park Holiday Meet, Turfway Park Race Course, Dec. 1-31. Christmas on Main, Walton, Dec. Christmas in the Country, Dinsmore Homestead, 1st wknd. Dec.

Lodging America's Best Value Inn, I-75/71 exit 181, 50 units. Ashley Quarters Hotel, I-75/71 exit 182, 70 units. Best Western Inn, I-75/71 exit 181, 51 units. Burlington's Willis Graves Bed & Breakfast, 5825 Jefferson St., Burlington, 5 units. Cincinnati Airport Marriott, I-275 exit 4A, Hebron, 295 units. Clarion Inn, I-75/71 exit 182, 89 units. Comfort Inn, I-75/71 exit 182, 52 units. Comfort Suites Cincinnati Airport, I-275 exit 4A, Hebron, 70 units. Country Inn & Suites Cincinnati Airport, I-275 exit 4A, Hebron, 86 units. Courtyard by Marriott, I-75/71 exit 182, 78 units. Days Inn, I-75/71 exit 182, 101 units. Doubletree Hotel Cincinnati Airport, I-275 exit 4, Hebron, 177 units, rest. EconoLodge, I-75/71 exit 175, Richwood, 55 units. Extended Stay America, I-75/71 exit 182, 101 units. First Farm Inn, 2510 Stevens Rd., Petersburg, 2 units. Hampton Inn Airport South, I-75/71 exit 182, 116 units. Hampton Inn Cincinnati Airport North, I-275 exit 4, Hebron, 83 units. Heritage Inn, I-75/71 exit 181, 50 units. Hilton Cincinnati Airport, I-75/71 exit 182, 306 units, rest. Holiday Inn Express Richwood, I-75/71 exit 175, Richwood, 76 units. Holiday Inn Florence, I-75/71 exit 180, 85 units. Homewood Suites, I-75/71 exit 182, 96 units. Hyatt Place, I-75/71 exit 182, 126 units, rest. Knights Inn, I-75/71 exit 180, 45 units. La Quinta Inn, I-75 exit 182, 74 units. Microtel Inn, I-75/71 exit 181, 83 units. Morgan’s Frontier Inn, 8318 Dixie Hwy. Motel 6, I-75/71 exit 180, 78 units. Quality Inn & Suites, I-75/71 exit 180, 119 units, rest. Ramada Inn, I-75/71 exit 180, 105 units, rest.

Buffalo Bob's Family Restaurant, 9910 Bererich Dr. Cathay Kitchen Chinese Restaurant, I-75/71 exit 180. City Barbeque, 8026 Burlington Pike. Little Britain House Tea Room, 5309 Idlewild Rd., Burlington. Mai Thai Restaurant, 7710 US Hwy 42. Shakey's Pub & Grub, 7718 US Hwy 42. Tousey House Tavern, 5963 N. Jefferson St., Burlington. Quaker Steak and Lube, 8025 Action Blvd. Familiar Food: I-75/71 exit 175, McDonald's,Waffle House,Wendy's; I-75/71 exit 180, Arby's, Bob Evans, Burger King, Chuck E. Cheese, Hardee's, KFC, Lone Star, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Olive Garden, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Rally's, Red Lobster, Skyline Chili, Smokey Bones, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's; 1-75/71 exit 182, Applebee's, Blimpie's, Burger King, Cheddar's, Cracker Barrel, Fuddrucker's, Lee's Famous Recipe, Longhorn Steakhouse, McDonald's, O'Charley's, Rafferty's, Ryan's, Steak N Shake, Subway, Taco Bell, Tumbleweed, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Benton Family Farm, 11896 Old Lexington Pk., Walton. Cabin Arts Quilt Shop, 5878 Jefferson St., Burlington. Florence Antique Mall, I-75/71 exit 180. Florence Mall, I-75/71 exit 180 or 181. Florence Speedway, 12334 US 42, Walton. Jane's Saddlebag,13989 Ryle Rd., Union. Laser Adventure, 55 Spiral Dr. Richwood Flea Market, I-75 exit 175, Walton.

Boating & Camping Oak Creek Campground, I-75/71 exit 171, Walton, 96 sites. River Ridge Park, KY 18, Burlington, 75 sites. Trixie's Marina, 4895 Beaver Rd., Union.

Golf Boone Links, off KY 18, 27 holes. Lassing Pointe, 2266 Double Eagle Dr., Union, 18 holes. Meadowood Golf Club, 1911 Golf Club Dr., Burlington, 9 holes. World of Golf, 7400 Woodspoint Dr., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Boone County Arboretum, 9190 Camp Ernst Rd., Union. 121 acres with over 2 mi. of paved trails & 3,600 trees & shrubs. Daily dawn-dusk. Free. Boone County Cliffs State Nature Preserve, I-75 exit 181, KY 18, 5 mi. W. to Burlington, 6 mi. to Middle Creek Rd, left 1.9 mi. to parking on left. 20 to 40 ft. cliffs formed from the gravels that washed out of melting glaciers north of the area around 700,000 years ago. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

Daniels Petting Farm, 1850 Walton Nicholson Pk., Walton. Dinsmore Woods State Nature Preserve, I-75 exit 181, KY 18, 6 mi. W. of Burlington, on right just past intersection of Middle Creek Rd. & KY 18. A relatively undisturbed mature mixed hardwood forest which hosts a beautiful array of spring wildflowers. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Florence Aquatic Park, 8200 Ewing Blvd. 55


Comfort Inn, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge, 61 units. Days Inn, I-75 exit 154, Williamstown, 50 units. Dry Ridge Motor Inn, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge, 18 units. Hampton Inn, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge, 62 units. Microtel Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge, 55 units. Mullins Log Cabin Getaway, 305 Scaffold Lick Rd., Cordova, 1 unit. Oak Harbor Resort, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge, 4 units. Super 8, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge, 50 units.

Dry Ridge/ Williamstown Dry Ridge: Pop. 2,191. Grant County. US 25, 4 mi. N. of Williamstown. Moist (Grant Co. Dry). Eastern Time. Williamstown: Pop. 3,925. Grant County seat, est. 1825. I-75, S. of Covington. Moist (Grant Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

Restaurants Backwoods Bar & Grill, 1550 Owenton Rd., Corinth. The Country Grill, 21 Taft Hwy., Dry Ridge. El Jalisco, 4 Skyway Dr., Williamstown. Happy Dragon, 73 Broadway St., Dry Ridge. La Rosa's, 1550 Owenton Rd., Corinth. Noble's Restaurant, I-75 exit 144, Corinth. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 154, Williamstown, Edwardo's, Subway; I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge, Arby's, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Domino's, Gold Star Chili, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Snappy Tomato, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's; I-75 exit 166, Crittenden, Gold Star, McDonald's, Subway, Wendy's.

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n GRANT COUNTY TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION "The Gateway to the Bluegrass." Whether you're looking for shopping, horse events, musical entertainment or a getaway, Grant County is an enjoyable place to visit. 1350 N. Main St. Williamstown, KY 41097 www.gctcc.org 859.824.3451, 800.382.7117. See Ad.

Lakes Boltz Lake, off KY 467, 4 mi. NW. of Dry Ridge. 86 acres. Fishing (quality bluegill fishery), dock, ramp, boat rentals. Shad for bait prohibited. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Bullock Pen Lake, off KY 491, 2 mi. W. of Crittenden. 134 acres. Built in 1953. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie), ramp, boat rentals. 10 hp. limit. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Corinth Lake, off KY 330, 3 mi. W. of Corinth. 96 acres. Built in 1963. Fishing (bluegill, redear sunfish), ramp. Shad for bait prohibited. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Williamstown Lake, off KY 467, 2 mi. E. of Williamstown. 350 acres. Fishing (quality redear sunfish fishery), swimming, docks, ramp, boat rentals.

Shopping & Entertainment Barker's Blackberry Hill Winery, 16629 Mt. Zion-Verona Rd., Crittenden. Dry Ridge Town Center, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge. The Quilt Box, 490 E. Flynn Rd., Dry Ridge. Serendipity on Broadway, 30 Broadway exit 159, Dry Ridge.

Boating & Camping Cincinnati South Campground, I-75 exit 166, Crittenden, 101 sites. I-75 Camper Village, 940 Curry Ln., Dry Ridge, 50 sites. Nana B's Boat Dock, I-75 exit 166, Crittenden. Ruby's Boat Dock, I-75 exit 159, Dry Ridge. Three Springs Campground, 595 Campground Rd., Corinth, 2 cabins, 22 sites, 24 prim. sites. Williamstown Marina, 290 Boat Dock Rd., Williamstown.

Points of Interest William Arnold Log Home, 214 N. Main St., Williamstown. 1811 log home built by founder of Williamstown. Open Memorial Day wknd.

Special Events Derby Day Celebration, Williamstown, 1st Sat. May. Wild Herb Walk, Mullins Log Cabin, Corinth, 2nd Sat. May. US 25 Yard Sale, 2nd week in June. Grant County Fair, N. KY. Fairgrounds, Williamstown, July 29-Aug. 3. Paddle Williamstown Lake, Williamstown, last full wknd. Aug. 23. Heritage Days, N. KY. Fairgrounds, Williamstown, 2nd wknd. Sept. Marigold Day Festival, Williamstown, last full wknd. Sept. Santa's Wonderland, Williamstown, 1st Sat. Dec.

Outdoor Adventure Curtis Gates Lloyd Wildlife Management Area, off US 25S, 1/2 mi. SE. of Crittenden. 1,110 acres. One of Ky.'s oldest virgin tree stands. Field trials, trap, rifle & archery ranges, hiking, birding. Leary Lake, fishing, dock, universal access. No camping, no horseback riding. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Falmouth

America's Best Value Inn, I-75 exit 154, Williamstown, 40 units.

Pop. 2,169. Pendleton County seat, est. 1793. US 27 & KY 159, midway between Lexington & Covington on the Licking River. Wet (Pendleton Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Airport Gene Snyder Airport, off US 27. General aviation. 4,000 ft. runway.

State Park Kincaid Lake State Park KY 159, off US 27 & KY 22 NE. of Falmouth, KY 22 from I-75, Williamstown exit 154. 850 acres. Most facilities are seasonal. Park Features: Kincaid Lake, fishing, motor boats, pontoon boats, pedal boats, dock slip rental, 2.5 mi. hiking trail, Jr. Olympic pool, picnic shelters, playground, mini-golf. Seasonal organized recreation programs. Camping: 84 sites, 125 prim. sites. Golf: 9 holes.

Lake Kincaid Lake, KY 159, 3 mi. NE. of Falmouth. 183 acres. Built in 1961. Fishing (excellent trophy largemouth bass, bluegill, green sunfish, longear sunfish, white sucker, black bullhead, yellow bullhead, channel catfish), dock, ramp, boat rental, swimming, picnicking, camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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H KENTUCKY WOOL FEST Spinning, sorghum making, corn grinding, petting zoo, weaving, sheep shearing & other demonstrations, country, gospel & bluegrass music, food, crafts, promotes sheep & their products. Oct. 3-5. www. kywoolfest.org 859.654.3378. KFEA member. See Ad, Page 7. Kincaid Regional Theatre, Falmouth School Center, 500 Chapel St., June-Aug., Nov.-Dec. Pendleton County Youth Fair, July 19-26.

Lodging Back Inn Time Bed & Breakfast, 804 W. Shelby St., 6 units. Paddlers Inn, 33 Hornbeek Rd., Butler, 6 units, prim. camping.

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Northern Kentucky River Region Restaurants Assembly Café, 100 W. Shelby St. Howard's Place, 1019 Ridgeway Ave. El Paso Mexican Restaurant, 516 Market St. Familiar Food: US 27S, Edwardo's, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Snappy Tomato, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Dollar General, US 27. Houchen’s Clothing, 320 US 27. Randy’s Clothes & Shoes, 205 W. Shelby St.

Boating & Camping Kincaid Lake Marina, KY 159. Thaxton's Canoe Trails, 33 Hornbeek Rd., Butler.

Golf Kincaid Lake State Park, KY 159, 9 holes. Pendleton County Country Club, US 27, 18 holes.

H KENTUCKY GATEWAY MUSEUM CENTER 215 Sutton St. Chartered 1878, 1881 bldg. on Natl. Reg. Genealogical & Historical Research Library, Regional History Museum with Dioramas, Art Gallery, Kathleen Savage Browning Miniatures Gallery & Museum Shop. Tues.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-3. Closed holidays. Adm. $10, library $5, students $2. www.kygmc.org 606.564.5865. See Ad. Limestone Landing, Limestone St. at the Ohio River. Walkway along the river. Floodwall Murals by artist Robert Dafford portray 4 centuries of Maysville history. Mason County Clerk's Office, 3rd St. Contains many records of pioneers Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton & John May, est. 1880. Mon.-Fri. 8:30-5. Maysville Historic District. More than 124 buildings on Natl. Register. Brochure available at 216 Bridge St. Mechanics Row, 7-19 W. 3rd St. Historic homes built in the 1840s with iron grille work showing the New Orleans influence from the early river trade. National Underground Railroad Museum, 38 W. 4th St. In the historic Bierbower House. Slave artifacts, photos & memorabilia document the area's role in the Underground Railroad. Wed., Fri. & Sat.10-3. Phillips Folly, 227 Sutton St. House started in 1828 by William B. Phillips, Maysville's 2nd mayor, & completed in 1831. Possibly used as a stop on the underground railroad. (External view only.) Pioneer Graveyard, 221 Sutton St. Perhaps the town's 1st cemetery. Gravestones of early residents, including: Jacob Boone, Daniel's cousin & 1st Maysville trustee; Charles Erb Wolfe, 1st mayor; & Choctaw Chief Mingo Puckshunubbe. Rosemary Clooney's Childhood Home, 331 W. 3rd St. Red brick home of the famous singing star. On Natl. Reg. (External view only.) Russell Theatre, 9 E. 3rd St. 1929 atmospheric Spanish theatre built by Col. J. B. Russell. Site of premiere of Rosemary Clooney's 1st motion picture, "The Stars Are Singing." Valley Pike Covered Bridge, over Lee Creek .8 mi. E. from KY 10, Fernleaf. Built 1864. 23 ft. long. Kingpost truss design. On Natl. Reg. Private, closed to traffic. Washington Opera House, 116 W. 2nd St. Restored 1889 Victorian theatre houses the Maysville Players. Year-round performances.

Special Events Maysville Antique & Craft Show, King Burley Warehouse, Apr. Buffalo Trails Multisport Races, Downtown, May. Maysville Uncorked, Market St., June. Pig Out on Market, Market St., Sept. Pumpkinfest, "R" Farm, Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6.

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Maysville Pop. 9,011. Mason County seat, est. 1787. US 62 & 68 & KY 8 & 9, on the Ohio River NE. of Paris & Lexington. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Airport Fleming/Mason County Airport, 7079 Airport Rd., off KY 11. General aviation. 5,000 ft. lighted runway.

Points of Interest Dover Covered Bridge, Lees Creek Rd. near KY 8, Dover, over Lee Creek. Built 1835, restored 2001. 61 ft. long. One of Kentucky's oldest covered bridges. Modified queenpost truss design, one span, original toll bridge. Open to traffic.

Best Western Maysville Inn, 1428A US 68, 52 units. Days Inn, 484 Moody Dr., 109 units. French Quarter Inn, 25 E. McDonald Pkwy., 63 units, rest. Hampton Inn, 503 Market Place Dr., 93 units. Margie's Southern Bed & Breakfast, 130 Market St., 6 units, rest. Moon River Bed & Breakfast, 320 Market St., 3 units. Super 8, 550 Tucker Dr., 46 units.

Restaurants Caproni's Restaurant, 320 Rosemary Clooney St. Chandler's Restaurant, 212 Market St. deSha's Restaurant, 1166 US 68S. Golden Dragon, 1152 US 68. O'Rourke's Pub, 123 Market St. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Bob Evans, Burger King, Domino's, Frisch's, Gold Star Chili, Hardee's, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pasquale's, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Snappy Tomato, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Tumbleweed, Wendy's.

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Earlywine Racing Indoor Motocross, 4248 Walton Pk., Dover. EAT Gallery, 46 W. 2nd St. Kentucky Kandy Kitchen, 741 Kenton Station Rd. Kentucky Off-Track Betting, 24 E. 2nd St. Magee's Bakery, 8188 Orangeburg Rd. Old Pogue Distillery, 716 W. 2nd St. Tierney's Antiques, 51 W. 2nd St. White Gallery, 225 Market St.

Dinner Bell Restaurant, 5593 US 68, May's Lick.

Shopping & Entertainment Bluegrass Artisan Center, 2215 Old Main St. Bramel's Hickory Hill Plantation, 6037 Mill Creek Rd., May's Lick. Elaine's Gallery & Framing, 2112 Old Main St. Gray Wolf Antiques, 2107 Old Main St. The Iron Gate, 2103 Old Main St. Phyllis' Antiques & Lamp Shop, 2112 Old Main St. Strawberry Patch Antiques & Gifts, 2109 Old Main St.

Boating & Camping Maysville River Park Marina & Campground, Main St., 43 sites, dock, ramp.

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Laurel Oaks Golf Club, 808 US 62, 18 holes. Mason County Park, 2340 Old Main St., 2 courts. Wells Creek Golf Course, 2340 Old Main St., 9 holes.

Kenton Station Golf Course, AA Hwy., 9 holes. Maysville Country Club, 1099 US 68, 18 holes.

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Big C's Pay Lake, 3063 AA Hwy. The Big Zipper/Big Rock Offroad Park, 8157 Stonelick Rd. Paradise Breeze Water Park & Family Fun Center, 3177 AA Hwy. "R" Farm Pumpkins & More, 7172 Strodes Run Rd.

Pop. 1,190. Bracken County, est. 1792. 15 mi. NW. of Maysville on KY 8. Quaint town on the Ohio River, one of few still served by ferry in modern times. Brooksville is the Bracken County seat, pop. 670, S. on KY 19. Wet. Eastern Time.

Washington Mason County, est. 1786, merged into Maysville in 1990. 4 mi. SW. of Maysville, US 62/68. 1st town incorporated. W. of Alleghenies & reputedly 1st town named for George Washington. Entire downtown district on Natl. Reg. c. 1785-1812. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Points of Interest Albert Sidney Johnston Home Museum, Court St. Birthplace of Confederate general killed in the Battle of Shiloh, built 1797. Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery to Freedom Museum, 2124 Old Main St. Mason County Park, 2340 Old Main St. 67 acres, pool, picnic areas, playground, fishing, tennis, ball fields, walking path. May's Lick, KY 324, 1/4 mi. W. of US 68, 15 mi. S. of Maysville. Unique community of working craftsmen & shopkeepers. Mefford's Flatboat Fort, Old Main St. Believed to be last existing house built in part from a flatboat, 1787. Old Church Museum, Old Main St. Methodist Episcopal Church, c. 1848. Paxton Inn, Old Main St. Originally built as a tavern, c. 1819, features hidden staircase used for the underground railroad. Presbyterian Church, Old Main St. The 2nd church formed in Washington, Apr. 1792. Church building built 1806. Simon Kenton Shrine, Old Main St. Log cabin housing a trading store as it would have appeared in the early 1800s.

Special Events Garden Day, May. May's Lick Asparagus Festival, May's Lick, 3rd Sat. May. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 6-9. Simon Kenton Festival, 3rd wknd. Sept. Frontier Christmas, 1st Wknd. Dec.

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Points of Interest 1811 Augusta Jail, Appleman Park, W. 2nd St. Tours by appt. Augusta Art Guild, 116 Main St. Exhibits of works by local & regional artists. Sat. & Sun. 1-4. Augusta Ferry, Ferry Landing. One of two in operation on the Ohio River (since 1798), crossing to US 52 daily 8-7:45, weather permitting. Augusta Riverwalk, 100 Riverside Dr. Driving Tour. Navigate your way through the county and see what we have to offer! Brochure/Map available. Historic Walking Tour, Riverside Dr. & downtown district. 18th & 19th century restored homes on Natl. Reg. Brochure/map available. Riverfront Row Houses, Ferry Landing. Used in filming of movie "Centennial." Rosemary Clooney House Museum, 106 E. Riverside Dr. Memorabilia from the movie "White Christmas" starring Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby & Vera Allen & Clooney family memorabilia. Tues.-Fri. Whitehall Plantation Museum, 212 Elizabeth St., Built in 1809, this home is registered as part of the underground railroad. 11-3, Sat. 11-5. $5. Walcott Covered Bridge, AA Hwy. off KY 1159, 5 mi. N. of Brooksville, over Locust Creek. Built c. 1880, rebuilt 2001 & relocated 500 yds. upstream. 75 ft. long. Hybrid queenpost & multiple kingpost truss design. On Natl. Reg. Pedestrian traffic only.

Special Events Art in the Garden, 1st Sat. June. Fireman's Festival, July 4. Riverfest Regatta, 3rd wknd. July. Germantown Fair, Germantown, July 29-Aug. 3. Heritage Days Antique & Flea Market, Labor Day wknd. Swingtime on the River, 3rd Sat. Sept. Turning of the Leaves, 2nd wknd. Oct. Augusta Ghost Walk, last wknd. Oct. White Christmas, Sat. before Christmas. Light Up Brooksville, Brooksville, 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Asbury Meadow Bed & Breakfast, 3737 Asbury Rd., 3 units. The Country Lodge at Sabbath Song Farm, 1331 Toadvine Rd., Brooksville, 3 units. HawkWood Hall Bed & Breakfast, 1941 Bradford Rd., Foster, 5 units. Parkview Country Inn, 103 W. 2nd St., 10 units. White Rose Bed & Breakfast, 210 E. Riverside Dr., 3 units.

Restaurants Augusta Pub, 120 Main St. Augusta General Store, 109 Main St. Carota's Pizza, 115 Main St. Chandler's at the Beehive, 101 W. Riverside Dr. Corner Cafe, 214 Hamilton Ave. Donna's Place, 113 Locust St., Brooksville. Parkview Inn Restaurant, 103 W. 2nd St. Familiar Food: Brooksville, Snappy Tomato, Subway

Shopping & Entertainment Adkin's Glass, Main St. Amy's Blue Daisy, 128 Main St. The Augusta General Store & Restaurant, 109 Main St. Baker-Bird Vineyard & Winery, 4465 Augusta Chatham Rd. Barbara’s Art Studio and Gallery, 210 Riverside Dr. Bradford’s Home Mart, 403 E. Heather Renee French Blvd. Brackenridge Berry Farm, 1090 Belmont Rd., Brooksville. Hillside Country Orchard, 4979 AA Hwy. N., Foster. Jacqueline's Place, 201 W. 2nd St. 58


Northern Kentucky River Region Lavender Hills of Kentucky, 229 Conrad Ridge Rd., Brooksville. The Nest, Main St. Nina's, 208 Main St. Rose Hill Boutique, 131 Main St. Rosie's Antique Emporium, 214 Main St. Small Town Gift Shop, 321 W. Riverside Dr.

Boating & Camping Fox Valley Recreation Area, 218 Fox Valley Rd., 50 sites.

Golf & Tennis Fleming County Golf Association, 1469 Maysville Rd., 9 holes.

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Chasing the Sun Equestrian Center, 2111 Wilson Run Rd., Wallingford. Evergreen Hills Maze, Cemetery Ln. Fleming Wildlife Management Area, KY 559, N. on KY 57 from Flemingsburg to KY 3301, left toward Wallingford. 1,907 acres. Squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, raccoon, quail, rabbit. Fishing, hiking, horseback riding. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Augusta Boat Dock & Marina, E. 2nd St.

Flemingsburg Pop. 2,658. Fleming County seat, est. 1796. KY 11, S. of Maysville. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Pop. 299. Robertson County seat. US 62, N. of Blue Licks Battlefield State Park on KY 165. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Fleming County Covered Bridge Museum, 119 E. Water St. Large collection of covered bridge photos & memorabilia. Mar.-Dec. Wed. 10-4, Sat. noon-4. Free. Franklin Sousley Monument, Elizaville Cemetery, 4 mi. W. on KY 32, S. 1/2 mi. on KY 170. Sousley was a PFC in the USMCR & helped raise the flag at Iwo Jima. Goddard "White" Covered Bridge, Goddard Bridge Rd., off KY 32, over Sand Lick Creek. Built in early-mid 19th century, restored 2006. 90 ft. long. The only surviving example of the Ithiel Town lattice truss design in Ky. Joined with wooden pegs (trenails/trunnels). On Natl. Reg. Open to traffic. Grange City (Hillsboro) Covered Bridge, off KY 111 over Fox Creek. Built 1865-1870. 86 ft. long. Multiple king post truss design employing multiple king posts, abutments of "red stone," corrugated sheet metal roof. On Natl. Reg. Pedestrian traffic only. Ky. Dept. of Parks. Ringo's Mill Covered Bridge, off KY 158, 3.2 mi. SE. of KY 111 over Fox Creek. Built 1869. 81 ft. long. Served grist mill on Fox Creek in the mid 1800s. Multiple king post truss design. Original yellow pine trusses remain. On Natl. Reg. Pedestrian traffic only. Ky. Dept. of Parks.

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Points of Interest Johnson Creek Covered Bridge, off KY 1029, Alhambra, 1 3/4 mi. NE. of KY 165. Built 1874 by Jacob N. Bower. 110 ft. long, 15.3 ft. wide. Smith truss design reinforced with arches, 2 spans. Crosses Johnson Creek over an old buffalo trace. Restored in 2008. On Natl. Reg. Ogden Ridge Schoolhouse, Ogden Ridge Rd. Restored log oneroom schoolhouse.

Special Events Robertson County Fair, Deming High School, Sept. 12-15. Christmas Parade, 2nd Sun. Dec. Supper at the Bridge, Johnson Creek Covered Bridge, Last Sun. in Sept.

Shopping & Entertainment Sunflower Sundries, 5021 Dividing Ridge Rd.

Outdoor Adventure Martin's Pay Lake, KY 165.

Special Events Franklin Sousley Iwo Jima Ceremony, Elizaville, Feb. Live on Electric Ave., Downtown, May-Sept. wknds. Logan's Auto Body Cruise-In, Wallingford Rd., July. July 4th Celebration, Fleming Co. Recreation Park, July 4. Farmer’s Feast, September. Mandolin Farms Bluegrass Festival, Labor Day wknd. Hoedown in the Holler, October. Fleming Co. Court Days, Wknd. before Columbus Day. Years of Farming Bluegrass Shows, select Sundays, year-round. Fleming County Covered Bridge Festival, 4th Sat. in Aug. Swing on Main, Downtown, 3rd Sat. Sept. Christmas Parade & Friendship Night, 1st wknd. Dec.

Robertson County Tourism Commission, PO Box 92, Mt. Olivet, KY 41064. 606.724.5615.

Vanceburg Pop. 1,518. Lewis County seat, est. 1827. KY 8 & KY 9 ("AA" Hwy.), on the Ohio River. Wet (Lewis Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Paradox Farm Bed & Breakfast, 2555 Nepton Rd., Ewing, 3 units. Mt. Hope Camp, 1083 Mt. Hope Rd., Flemingsburg, 3 units.

Cabin Creek Covered Bridge, off KY 984, 4 1/2 mi. NW. of Tollesboro. Built 1867. 114 ft. long. Multiple king post truss design with arch. On Natl Reg. Closed to traffic. Ky. Dept. of Parks. Vanceburg Railroad Depot, 218 Main St. Railroad & military museum. Mon.-Sat. 11-3.

Restaurants Doughboy's Pizzeria, 231 W. Water St. Monster Pizza, 135 E. Water St. Stockyards Restaurant, 255 Helena Rd. El Caminante Mexican Restaurant, 940 Elizaville Rd. Familiar Food: Arby's, Dairy Queen, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Banana Tree Studios, 121 E. Electric Ave. Double S Entertainment, 150 Foster St. Humphries Antiques, 81 Barber Rd., Hillsboro. It's a Girl Thing, 101 E. Water St. The Picket Fence II, 268 E. Water St. The Treasure Barn, 3480 Mt. Carmel Rd. Yoder's Country Market, 60 Asbury Rd. All Occasions Florist and Gifts, 2385 Bypass. Clark Outlet Store, 106 N. Main Cross St. Hilltop Antique Mall, 122 N. Main Cross St Lasting Impressions Flowers and Gifts, 109 S. Main Cross St. Total Care Pharmacy and Gifts #1, 209 S. Main Cross St. Total Care Pharmacy and Gifts #2, 118 Clark St.

Special Events Tollesboro Lions Fair & Horse Show, Tollesboro, 3rd wk. July. Lewis County Fair & Horse Show, Aug. Fall Harvest Days, last wknd. Sept.

Lodging Stone Haven Inn, 336 Lion Ln., 8 units.

Restaurants Kehoe's Dixie Cafe, 3660 KY 10W, Tollesboro. Kenny's Restaurant, 255 2nd St. T-City Pizza, 3521 KY 10W, Tollesboro. Familiar Food: Giovanni's, McDonald's.

Shopping & Entertainment Himes General Store, 3575 KY 10W, Tollesboro.

Golf & Tennis Tee City Golf Course, 192 Hamrick Hollow, Tollesboro, 9 holes.

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Owensboro Pop. 57,265. 4th largest Kentucky city. Daviess County seat, est. 1798. Wm. H. Natcher Pkwy., Audubon Pkwy., US 60, US 231 & US 431. The city was named for Col. Abraham Owen, who died in 1811 in the Battle of Tippecanoe. Wet. Central Time.

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Airport Owensboro/Daviess Co. Regional Airport, 2200 Airport Rd., KY 56 & KY 81 just beyond beltline. Commercial airport. 2 commuter airlines.

Lakes Carpenter Lake, off KY 405, Maceo, 10 mi. NE. of Owensboro. 68 acres. Fishing, ramp, dock, boat rentals, tackle. Electric motors only. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Kingfisher Lakes, KY 405, Maceo, across from Carpenter Lake. Old Kingfisher 13.2 acres. New Kingfisher 21.2 acres. Fishing, ramps. Electric motors only. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Kendall Perkins-Park, W. 5th St. Kentucky Wesleyan College, 3000 Frederica St. Est. 1858. Enrolls 850. Private, coed, United Methodist affiliated. Legion Park, Byers Ave. and J.R. Miller Blvd. Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse & Conference & Retreat Center, KY 56 at Cummings Rd., Maple Mount. Motherhouse est. 1874 by the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W. 2nd St. Kentuckyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newest premier meeting space, boasts 92,000 sq. ft. Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 901 Frederica St. 3 wings with 15 galleries in Natl. Reg. structures. Collection features 3 centuries of American & European art, Appalachian folk art & 20th century studio art glass. National touring exhibitions. Tues.-Thurs. 10-4, Fri. 10-7, Sat.-Sun. 1-4. Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd St. Changing exhibit gallery, hands-on science exhibits, indoor playground, Wendell Ford Government Education Center, SpeedZeum motorsports gallery. Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Adm. $3. Owensboro Parks & Recreation, 1530 McJohnson Ave. 22 city parks with facilities for picnics, baseball, softball, football & soccer. Owensboro Sportscenter, 1215 Hickman Ave. 5,000 seat arena. Sports events, shows, concerts. Reidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Orchard, 4812 Hwy. 144. RiverPark Center, 101 Daviess St. Performing arts facility, includes a 1,500 seat auditorium, a 200 seat experimental theatre & meeting rooms. Sassafras Tree, 2100 Frederica St. Largest of its kind, over 100 ft. tall, 21 ft. circumference, 250-300 yrs. old. Reg. Am. Forestry Assn. Skates Alive, 600 Salem Dr. Smothers Park, Downtown riverfront. Interactive park with treehouses, playground, veterans monument, river walk, water feature, concessions. Soap Box Derby Gravity Racing Track, Ben Hawes Park, US 60.Rally races, annual soap box derby & other gravity races throughout the year. Theatre Workshop of Owensboro, 407 W. 5th St. Theatre & music year-round in the historic Trinity Centre & Opry House Theatres. Box office Mon.-Fri. 10-2.

Special Events Haunts of Owensboro Walking Tour, year-round Fri. & Sat. International Bar-B-Q Festival, May 9-10. Friday After 5 Concerts, RiverPark Center, May 16-Aug. 29, Fri. evenings. Dazzling Daylilies Festival, Western Ky. Botanical Garden, June 22-29. Owensboro Oilers Baseball, Chautauqua Park, June-July. ROMP (River of Music Party), June 27-29. Family Freedom Fireworks Festival, Panther Creek Park, July 3. Celebration of the American Spirit, English Park, July 4. Daviess County Lions Club Fair, Philpot, July. Big O Music Fest, Reid's Orchard, Aug. Multi Cultural Festival, 1st Presbyterian Church, Aug. 16. Grillin & Chillin BBQ Cookoff, Sept. Scarecrow Festival, Western Ky. Botanical Garden, Sept. US 60 Yard Sale, US 60, Oct. 3-5. Voices of Elmwood, Oct. Reid's Orchard Apple Festival, Oct. 18-19. Christmas Parade, Nov. 22. Holiday Forest, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Dec.

Lodging Comfort Suites, 230 Salem Dr., 66 units. Courtyard by Marriott, 3120 Highland Pointe Dr., 109 units. Days Inn, 3720 New Hartford Rd., 114 units. Fairfield Inn, 800 Salem Dr., 100 units. Hampton Inn, 615 Salem Dr., 86 units. Holiday Inn Express, 3220 W. Parrish Ave., 70 units. Hampton Inn and Suites, Downtown, Owensboro. Motel 6, 4585 Frederica St., 90 units. Ramada Inn, 3136 W. 2nd St., 140 units. Sleep Inn, 51 Bon Harbor Hills Dr., 64 units. Super 8, 1027 Goetz Dr., 52 units.

Restaurants Points of Interest Brescia University, 717 Frederica St. Est. 1950. Enrolls 876. Private Catholic coed liberal arts, 57 degree programs. Combest Pool, 1530 McJohnson Ave. Daviess County Parks & Recreation, 2620 KY 81. 3 parks with facilities for picnics, festivals, baseball, softball & soccer. Dogwood Azalea Trail, Griffith Ave. 25 block area known for spring blooms. Edge Ice Center, 1400 Hickman Ave. Hall of Fame, Owensboro/Daviess Co.Convention & Visitors Bureau, 215 E. 2nd St. Gallery of Owensboro natives who have achieved national acclaim, including Nicky Hayden, Johnny Depp, Jody Berry & Darrell Waltrip. International Bluegrass Music Museum, 117 Daviess St. The museum features guided group tours with live musical demonstrations, interactive, interpretative & changing exhibits, exclusive historic films. Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-4. Adm. $5. 62

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Bluegrass, Blues & Barbecue Real Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, 636 Southtown Blvd. Windy Hollow Restaurant, 8260 KY 81. Familiar Food: Frederica St., Applebee's, Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Burger King, Chick-Fil-A, Cracker Barrel, Denny's, Domino's, Fazoli's, Five Guys, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, O'Charley's, Olive Garden, Papa John's, Panera Bread, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Rally's, Red Lobster, Ryan's, Shogun, Shoney's, Show-Me's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell,TGI Friday's,Tumbleweed,Waffle House,Wendy's,White Castle, Zaxby's; Parrish Ave., Arby's, Burger King, Hardee's, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Subway, Taco Bell.

Shopping & Entertainment Andria's Candies, 217 Allen St. Baker's Rack, 2690 Frederica St. C'ing Polka Dots, 115 W. 2nd St. Edge Ice Center, 1400 Hickman Ave. Gambrinus Libation Emporium, 116 W. 2nd St. Golfland USA, 1864 Old Calhoun Rd. Kuntry Kutter & Gift Shop, 9351 Sauer Ln. Malco Cinema 16, 5333 Frederica St. Owensboro Antique Mall, 500 W. 3rd St. 270.684.3003. The Ozone, 533 Triplet St. Peachtree Antique Gallery, 108 W. 2nd St. Rebecca's Gift Gallery, 512 E. Parrish Ave. Studio Slant, 412 E. 2nd St. Towne Square Mall, 5000 Frederica St. Trisons Gifts, 507 Frederica St.

Boating & Camping Diamond Lake Resort & Campground, 7301 Hobbs Rd., 14 units, 270 sites. Windy Hollow Campground, 5141 Windy Hollow Rd., 175 sites.

Golf & Tennis Ben Hawes Golf Course, 400 Boothfield Rd., 18 holes & 9 holes. Hillcrest Golf Course, 4346 Old Hartford Rd., 9 holes. Moreland Park, W. Parrish Ave., 12 courts. Panther Creek Golf Club, 4641 KY 1514, Utica, 18 holes. The Summit Golf & Country Club, 6501 Summit Dr., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Ben Hawes Mountain Bike Trails, Ben Hawes Park, US 60. 8 mi. trail for mountain biking & hiking at all skill levels. Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, 25 Carter Rd. Features display gardens, including rose, herb, iris, daylily, ornamental grasses & Japanese memorial garden. Educational programs. Mar.-Nov. 15, daily 9-3; Nov. 15-Feb. Mon.-Fri. 9-3. Adm. $5.

Henderson Pop. 28,757, 10th largest Kentucky city. Henderson County seat, est. 1797. Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile & Audubon Pkwys., US 60, US 41, on the Ohio River. Home of W.C. Handy, “Father of the Blues,” 1892-1902. From 1810-19 John James Audubon lived here engaging in several enterprises, including a gristmill as well as his world famous painting of birds. Wet. Central Time.

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Airport Henderson City-County Airport, KY 136W, 4 mi. W. General aviation. 5,500 ft. runway.

State Park JOHN JAMES AUDUBON STATE PARK

Park Features: 28 acre recreation lake.325 acre nature preserve lake. Seasonal rental boats, picnic shelter, playground, hiking, museum store, low impact challenge course by resv., naturalist, art/history education programs, school programs by reservation. Audubon Museum & Nature Center, in state park. Original Audubon paintings & memorabilia, museum store & meeting room. Mar.-Dec. daily 10-5, Jan.-Feb. Wed.-Sun. 10-5. John James Audubon State Park Nature Preserve within Audubon State Park. A beautiful forested area set aside as a bird sanctuary & memorial to John James Audubon. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Lodging: 5 one-bedroom cottages with fireplaces, 1 two-bedroom ADA cottage. Open year-round. Camping: 69 sites with util., tent camping, serv. bldg., fishing, boats, tables, playground. Open year-round. (Resv. available). Golf & Tennis: 9 holes, pro shop, rental clubs & carts; 1 court. Special Park Events: Owl Prowls, Jan. 6, 20, Feb. 3, 17. Adult Art Retreats, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mar. 15, Apr. 12, May 1. Spring Break Bash, Apr. 3-4. Walk on the Wild Side, Sept. 21. GRADD Arts & Crafts Festival, 1st wknd. Oct.

Points of Interest Atkinson Park, 1801 N. Elm St. River/Park Walk, 3 mi. exercise trail on the banks of the Ohio River. Handicap accessible. Pool, tennis, golf, ball fields, picnicking, playground, disc golf. Audubon Mill Park, Water & 2nd Sts. on the Ohio River. Millstone from gristmill owned by John James Audubon. Picnicking. Audubon Sculpture Walking Tour, downtown. Sculptor Raymond Graf commemorates naturalist John James Audubon in 16 unique works. Central Park, Downtown. The oldest municipal park W. of the Alleghenies. Playground, picnicking. Community Park, KY 136, Playground, picnicking. The Depot, 101 N. Water St. A replica of the 1901 Union Station Depot. Houses the visitor center & Community Room with Henderson history exhibits & programs. Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-2. Ellis Park Race Course, 3300 US 41N. Live thoroughbred racing July 1-Sept. 2. Fri.-Sun. Simulcast wagering Apr.-Sept. Instant Racing Machines operating year-round. Henderson Fine Arts Center, Henderson Community College, 2660 S. Green St. Performing arts year round. Riverfront, Water St. Children's interactive water feature. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 5 S. Green St. Built 1859.

Special Events State Park Events, see John James Audubon State Park. Tri-Fest, Main St., Apr. 25-27. W C Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival, Audubon Mill Park, June 14-21. Highway 41 Yard Sale, US 41, June 28-29. Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival, July. Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival, Audubon Mill Park, Aug.8-9. US 60 Yard Sale, US 60, Oct. 3-5.

Lodging Comfort Inn, 2820 US 41N, 55 units. Henderson Downtown Motel, 425 N. Green St., 38 units. Holiday Inn Express, 2826 US 41N, 62 units. Holiday Motel, 1759 S. Green St., 53 units, rest.

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON STATE PARK US 41, N. of Henderson. 724 wooded acres where the famed naturalist studied & painted from nature. 5 one-bedroom cottages with fireplaces, 1 two-bedroom ADA cottage. Campground. www.parks. ky.gov 270.826.2247. L & N Bed & Breakfast, 327 N. Main St., 4 units. Ramada Inn, 2044 US 41N, 118 units, rest. Ruby Moon Vineyard & Winery, 9566 US 41A, 1 unit. Sleep Inn, 2224 US 41N, 63 units. Sugar Creek Inn, 2077 US 41N, 65 units. Super 8, 2030 US 41N, 101 units. True Vine Plantation Inn, 3211 US 41N, 21 units. Victorian Quarters Bed & Breakfast, 109 Clay St., 4 units.

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On US 41, N. of Henderson. 724 wooded acres where the famed naturalist studied & painted from nature. Area is on route of many migratory birds. Year-round cottages, golf course, camping, museum, Nature Center. Closed Martin Luther King Day, Thanksgiving, New Year's Day & Dec. 23-29. www.parks.ky.gov 270.826.2247.

Bagelrama, 230 2nd St. Commonwealth Kitchen and Bar, 108 2nd St. Delizio Gourmet Italian Eatery, 145 N. Main St. Downtown Diner, 122 1st St. Eastgate Family Restaurant, 1648 2nd St. Hunan Chinese Restaurant, 1765 S. Green St. J & B Barbecue, 48 S. Holloway St. Los Toribio Mexican Restaurant, 1647 S. Green St. Los Toribio Mexican Restaurant, 2810 US 41N. Mandarin House, 1111 Barrett Blvd. Mr. B's Pizza & Wings, 2611 US 41N. Planters Coffeehouse, 130 N. Main St. Rookies Sports Bar, 117 2nd St. Rockhouse at Wolf’s, 31 N. Green St. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Captain D's, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Denny's, Domino's, Golden Corral, Hardee's, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, 63


Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Rally's, Shoney's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Taco John's, Tumbleweed, Wendy's.

South Hancock Park, KY 69, 5 mi. S. of Hawesville. Softball, tennis, basketball, croquet, picnic area, playground. All facilities are lighted. Squire Pate House, KY 334, 4 mi. E. of Lewisport. This home, built in 1822, was the scene of Abraham Lincoln's first trial in which he defended himself against charges of operating a ferry across the Ohio River without a license. Vastwood Park, US 60, Hawesville. Fishing, swimming, basketball, tennis, ball fields, disc golf, playground, nature trails.

Shopping & Entertainment Hoffman House, 703 2nd St. Jewelry & Handbag Warehouse, 1900 US 41N. Klassy Kids, 320 N. Elm St. Ruby Moon Vineyard & Winery, 9566 US 41A. Simon's Shoes, 100 N. Main St. Stone Hill Honey, 6005 Hatchett Mill Rd., Spottsville. Sweet Peas Gift Shop, 3000 US 60E. Third Street House Gift Shop, 307 3rd St. Trees N Trends, 1900 US 41N. Victoria's Boutique, 321 3rd St.

Special Events Lewisport Heritage Festival, Lewisport, June 13-15. July 4th Celebration, Vastwood Park, Hawesville, July 4. Hancock County Fair, Hawesville, Aug. 7-10. Hancock County Sorghum Festival, Hancock Co. Fairgrounds, Hawesville, last wknd. Sept. US 60 Yard Sale, US 60, Oct. 4-6.

Boating & Camping Hays Boat Ramp, Atkinson Park, N. Elm St. Water Street Boat Ramps, Water St. at 2nd & 3rd Sts.

Lodging The River House Bed and Breakfast, 1510 Riverview Dr. Quality Inn, 9040 US 60W, Lewisport, 44 units.

Golf & Tennis Community Park, KY 136, 2 lighted courts. Doc Hosbach Tennis Complex, Water St., 12 lighted courts. Henderson County High School, 2424 Zion Rd., 12 lighted courts. Henderson Municipal Golf Course, 1801 N. Elm St., 9 holes. John James Audubon State Park, US 41N, 9 holes, 1 court. Players Club of Henderson, 800 Wolf Hills Blvd., 18 holes.

Restaurants Irby's, 190 Main St., Hawesville. JJ's Hand Tossed Pizza, 8030 US 60W, Lewisport. Renaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Diner, 1270 Pell St. Riverview Restaurant, 2220 Indian Lake Dr., Hawesville. Familiar Food: US 60, Lewisport, Subway.

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Green River State Forest, Tscharner Rd. & Green River Rd., off US 60 5 mi. E. 1,107 acres. Hiking, bird watching, bank fishing & hunting. Off-road vehicles prohibited. Ky. Division of Forestry. Kellen Ranch, 1712 Kimsey Ln. Sloughs Wildlife Management Area, 10,998 acres. Birding. Sauerheber Unit, 6 1/2 mi. NW. of Geneva, on KY 268. Up to 20,000 Canada geese & 10,000 ducks winter annually, observation platform. Ky.'s largest great blue heron rookery. Fishing, horseback riding, prim. camping. Portions closed Nov. 1-Mar. 15. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Bright Star Nursery, 4825 US 60W, Lewisport. Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery, 9566 US Hwy 41. The Vault, 255 4th St.

Boating & Camping Hawesville Boat Ramp, Water St., Hawesville. Lewisport Boat Ramp, Riverview Dr., Lewisport. Vastwood Park, US 60, 3 mi. W. of Hawesville, 21 sites, ramp.

Hawesville/Lewisport Hawesville: Pop. 945. Hancock County seat, est. 1836. US 60, 24 mi. E. of Owensboro. Dry. Central Time. Lewisport: Pop. 1,670. Hancock County. US 60, 14 mi. E. of Owensboro. Dry. Central Time.

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Central City Pop. 5,978. Muhlenberg County, est. 1871. Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. exit 58, US 431, KY 70, US 62. Wet (Muhlenberg Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Central City Tourist & Convention Commission, 208 N. 1st St., Central City, KY 42330.www.centralcitykytourism.com 270.754.9603.

Points of Interest Everly Brothers Monument & Music Museum, 208 N. 1st St. Featuring the Everly Brothers, Merle Travis, Dave & Spider Rich, John Prine & James Best.

Special Events Points of Interest Hancock County Farm Museum, 4788 KY 334, Lewisport. 1906 building houses displays of early Western Ky. agriculture. By appt. Free. Hancock County Museum, 110 River St., Hawesville. In the 1901-03 L & N Depot. Exhibits of Hancock Co. history & family life, a riverboat room & a caboose. Apr.-Oct. Sun. 2-4. Free. 64

Gospelfest, Downtown, Aug. 27. Everly Brothers/Central City Rock 'n Roll Fest, Downtown, Labor Day wknd. Street Rod Cruise In, Downtown, Sept. Car Show, Downtown, Sept. Home of the Legends International Thumbpicking Weekend, Sept. 28-30.


Bluegrass, Blues & Barbecue Kentucky's Largest Small Town Christmas Parade, Sun. before Thanksgiving.

Lake Lake Malone

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KY 973, Dunmor, Central City exit off W.Ky.Pkwy., in Lake Malone State Park. 767 acres. State developed lake in Muhlenberg, Logan & Todd Cos. Built in 1961. Fishing (largemouth bass), camping, swimming, docks, ramps, boat rental. 150 hp limit Memorial Day wknd.-Labor Day wknd., 200 hp other times. Beautiful lake with varied shoreline, cliffs rise to 200 ft. at some points. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Best Western Plus Venture Inn, 627 S. 2nd St., 37 units. Caronada Motel, 606 S. 2nd St., 26 units. Central Motel, 300 E. Everly Brothers Blvd., 36 units. Days Inn, 640 S. 2nd St., 38 units. Super 8, 635 S. 2nd St., 56 units.

Restaurants

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Brother’s Barbeque, 1727 W. Everly Brothers Blvd. El Bracero, 609 S. 2nd St. Jan's Cafe, 133 E. Broad St. KP’s Smokehouse, 902 W. Everly Brothers Blvd. La Fiesta Mexican Grill, 1506 W. Everly Brothers Blvd. Lucky Garden Buffet, 110 W. Everly Brothers Blvd. The Purple Onion, 113 N. 1st St. Stellians, 116 E. Broad St. Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse, 230 S. 2nd St. Familiar Food: Burger King, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Godfather's Huddle House, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Sonic, Subway, Wendy's.

Duncan Center Museum & Art Gallery, 122 S.Cherry St., Greenville. Celebrating the art, culture & history of Ky. Mon.-Fri. 11-4. Donations. J. P. Morgan City Park, Pritchett Dr., Greenville. Amphitheatre, swimming, tennis, exercise course, playground. Merle Travis Memorial, Ebenezer Church, KY 176, Drakesboro. Mose Rager Memorial Park, KY 176, Drakesboro. Monuments dedicated to “The Legends,” Mose Rager, Ike Everly, Kennedy Jones & Merle Travis. Muhlenberg County Agriculture & Convention Center, 3705 KY 1380, Powderly. 20,000 sq. ft. show & sales arena. Palace Theatre, 119 N. Main St., Greenville. Home of Muhlenberg Community Theatre. Paradise Fossil Plant, KY 176, Drakesboro, off US 431, on the W. bank of the Green River. 3 giant generating units, 438 ft. cooling towers & selective catalytic reduction systems. Paradise Park, KY 189 Bypass, Powderly. Replica of 1920s coal mining town. Birthplace home of Merle Travis.

Shopping & Entertainment Corner Fashions, 127 E. Broad St. Depot Gifts, 121 E. Broad St. Elegant Peacock Florist & Gifts, 110 W. Everly Brothers Blvd. Factory Connection, 1508 W. Everly Brothers Blvd. Father's Country Hams, KY 81N, Bremen. Flower Barn, 130 E. Broad St.

Special Events Lone Star Rodeo, Muhlenberg Co. Ag. & Conv. Center, Powderly, Mar. 8-9. Mose Rager Day, Drakesboro, 2nd Sat. Apr. Muhlenberg County Fair, Muhlenberg Co. Ag. & Conv. Center, Powderly, June 3-8. Saturdays on the Square, Downtown, July-Aug. Sat. Kentucky Deer Classic, Muhlenberg Co. Ag. & Conv. Center, Powderly, Aug. 24. State Washer Pitching Tournament, Muhlenberg Co. Ag. & Conv. Center, Powderly, Sept. 7. Home of the Legends International Thumbpicking Contest, Paradise Park Museum Complex, Powderly, Sept. 28-30. Squash & Gobble Arts Bazaar & Fall Festival, Downtown, 3rd Sat. Sept. Merle Travis Birthday Celebration, Sat. after Thanksgiving. Christmas Parade, Downtown Greenville, 1st Sat. Dec.

Boating & Camping Gregory Lake RV Park, State Route 176, Drakesboro. Horseshoe Acres Campground, 12050 KY 70W, Bremen, 74 sites. Western Kentucky RV Park, 700 Youngstown Rd., 50 sites.

Outdoor Adventure Peabody Wildlife Management Area, KY 70 & US 62. Ohio, Hopkins & Muhlenberg Cos.46,768 acres.Birding, fishing, horseback riding.$15 user permit. Hndcp. acc. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Greenville/Dunmor Greenville: Pop. 4,312. Muhlenberg County seat, est. 1799. US 62, S. of Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy., KY 171, KY 181, KY 176, N. of lake. Dry. Central Time. Dunmor: Muhlenberg County. US 431, KY 973, S. of Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. , E. of Lake Malone, access point for Lake Malone State Park. Dry. Central Time.

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Greenville Tourism Commission, 112 N. Main St., PO Box 421, Greenville, KY 42345. Visit www.tourgreenville.com or e-mail tourgreenvilleky@att.net. 270.338.1895.

Catfish Dock, 2003 W. Everly Brothers Blvd., Powderly. Hobby's Classic Food, 30 Big John Plaza, Greenville. Miss Hoss’s Sweet Shop, 135 S. Main St. My Friend’s Place, 129 Main St. Philly's Restaurant, 621 Green Dr., Greenville. Short's Family Restaurant, 4463 US 62W, Graham. Familiar Food: Greenville, Dairy Queen, Godfather's, Hardee's, McDonald's, O'Deli's, Pizza Hut, Pizza Plus, Sonic, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment The Depot Gifts and Interiors, 137 S. Main St. House of Onyx, 120 N. Main St., Greenville. Luke's Town & Country Flea Market, 2006 US 62W, Greenville. On Main, 133 S. Main St., Greenville. Scott Hams, 1301 Scott Rd., Greenville. Uncle Lee's, 820 N. Main St., Greenville.

Boating & Camping Bryan Lake Campground, 809 Harps Hill Rd., Graham, 100 sites. Dogwood Lakes Camping Resort, 7777 KY 973, Dunmor, 12 cabins, 124 sites. Gregory Lake RV Park, 430 Gregory Lake Rd., Drakesboro, 105 sites. Muhlenberg County Agriculture & Convention Center, KY 189 Bypass, Powderly, 20 prim. sites.

Calhoun

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Pop. 854. McLean County seat, est. 1854. KY 81, 20 mi. NW. of Central City via US 431 to KY 136W, on the Green River. Dry. Central Time.

Muhlenberg County Airport, 399 Airport Rd., off KY 189 Bypass. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

State Park Lake Malone State Park KY 973, Dunmor, off US 431 & KY 181, S. of Greenville & W. of Dunmor. 388 acres. Most facilities are seasonal. Park Features: Swimming, beach, bathhouse, launch, slips, fishing, boat dock, hiking, picnic shelter, playground, game court. Camping: 25 sites, 50 prim. sites. (Resv. available).

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Points of Interest Happy Hollow Farms, Fresh Vegetables, Corn Maze, Summer- Fall. McLean County Family Research Center, 895 Main St. Mon.Wed.-Thurs. 9-4. McLean County History & Genealogy Museum, 540 Main St. Mon. Wed. Fri. 9-4. Yellow House, Antiques and Flowers, 490 Main St.

Special Events Battle of Sacramento, Sacramento, 3rd wknd. May. McLean County Fair, Myer Creek Park, July. Thunder on the Green, Livermore, Aug. Wooden Bridge Festival, Island, KY, 2nd Sat. Sept. Harvest Days, Myer Creek Park, Oct.

Restaurants Blue Jay Cafe, 245 Main St. Crossroads Pizza, 370 Main St. Farmhouse, 220 KY81N, Calhoun. Island Dairy Freeze, 660 Adams Ave. Jay’s Drive In, 330 1st St. Lighthouse Restaurant, 325 W. 1st St. Mrs. Janey's House, 530 Main St. Papa's Steak House, 220 KY 81N. Familiar Food: Subway; Livermore, and Calhoun

Boating & Camping Livermore RV Park, 100 Industrial Dr., 31 sites. Myer Creek Park, 951 KY 136, 28 sites.

Special Events Country Dances, Ohio Co. Park, Fri. & Sat. 7 pm. Open Horse Shows, Ohio Co. Park, Hartford, 4th Sat. Jan.-Dec. A Gathering/Antiques & Crafts Show, Centertown, May. Cletus Smith Blues & Bluegrass Festival, Rosine Barn, Rosine, mid May. Strawberry Festival, 2nd St., Beaver Dam, May 24-27. Rosine Spring Festival, Community Park, Rosine, 2nd wknd. June. Blue Moon Jamboree, Rosine Barn, Rosine, June 21-22. Sparks in the Park, Ohio Co. Park, Harford, July 4. Ohio County Fair, Ohio Co. Park, Hartford, Sept. Rosine Fall Festival, Community Park, Rosine, 2nd wknd. Sept. Fordsville Days, Fordsville, 3rd wknd. Sept. Dundee Day, Dundee, last wknd. Oct. Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration, Rosine, 1st wk. Oct.

Golf

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Royal Cypress Golf Club, 13270 KY 81 S., Sacramento, 18 holes.

Beaver Dam Inn, Western Ky. Pkwy. exit 75, Beaver Dam, 58 units. Eagle Inn, 1080 N. Main St., Beaver Dam, 24 units.

Hartford/Rosine/ Beaver Dam Hartford: Pop. 2,672. Ohio County seat, est. 1782. US 231, 7 mi. N. of Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. Dry. Central Time. Rosine: Pop. 41. Ohio County. US 62, 7 mi. E. of Wm. H. Natcher Pkwy. Dry. Central Time. Beaver Dam: Pop. 3,409. Ohio County. US 231, 3 mi. N. of Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. Dry. Central Time.

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Bill Monroe, the "Father of Bluegrass Music." Mon.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. 1-4. Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum, 5608 U.S. Hwy., 231 N.Hartford. Fordsville L & N Depot Museum, 32 Ridge Rd., Fordsville. Restored L & N Depot, built 1916. Thurs.-Fri. 1-4. Ohio County Museum Complex, 415 Mulberry St., Hartford. Historical museum & genealogical library in 1880 Thomas House. Country store, 1838 log cabin, one-room school house, restored L&N caboose, Rusty Relics bldg. May-Oct. Sat. 9-3. Adm. $2. Veterans Museum on grounds, year-round Sat. 9-3. Donations. Ohio County Park, 2300 KY 69N, Hartford. Year-round camping. Nature trails, paved 3 mi. bike & walking trail, camping, playground, picnicking, disc golf, volleyball, basketball, tennis, recreational activities, trap shoots, horse shows, dances, senior building, Ft. Hartford replica. Hndcp. acc. Pets welcome.

Visit the REAL Home of Bluegrass — Ohio County, the birthplace of Bill Monroe, the "Father of Bluegrass." 130 E. Washington St. #108, PO Box 22, Hartford, KY 42347.www.visitohiocountyky.org 270.298.0036. See Ad. West Kentucky Parkway Travel Center, Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. exit 75, Beaver Dam. Open 6 days. 270.274.0093.

Airport Ohio County Airport, 2260 Country Club Ln., Hartford. General aviation. 5,000 ft. lighted runway.

Lake Washburn Lake, off KY 69, 5 mi. NE. of Hartford. 18 acres. Fishing (largemouth bass, white crappie, bluegill, warmouth, yellow bullhead, topminnows), launching area, boat rentals. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Points of Interest Bill Monroe's Birthplace, 6210 US 62E, Rosine. Boyhood home of

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Restaurants Capers Cafe, 214 S. Main St., Hartford. Lil Stevie's Pizza, 1858 N. Main St., Beaver Dam. Los Amigos Restaurant, 1818 N. Main St., Beaver Dam. Los Mexicanos, 1055 N. Main St., Beaver Dam. O C Cafe, 550 S. Main St., Beaver Dam. Familiar Food: Beaver Dam, Arby's, Dairy Queen, Denny's, Godfather's, Hardee's, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Barnes Yesterday, 117 N. Main St., Beaver Dam. Community Gifts, 112 W. 12th St., Beaver Dam. Main Street Marketplace, 1812 N. Main St., Beaver Dam. Marti & Liz Shoes, 106 N. Main St., Beaver Dam. Rice Pharmacy Gift Gallery, 1209 N. Main St., Beaver Dam. Rosine Barn Jamboree, 8295 US 62E, Rosine.

Boating & Camping Ohio County Park, 2300 KY 69N, Hartford,125 sites.

Golf & Tennis Ohio County Park, 2300 KY 69N, Hartford, driving range, 2 courts.

Outdoor Adventure L. B. Davison Wildlife Management Area, Davison Station Rd., off KY 878 between Dundee & Hartford. 134 acres. Completely forested, much in virgin hardwoods. Fishing, boating. No camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Bluegrass, Blues & Barbecue Fox Ridge Bed & Breakfast, 1130 Carroll Gentry Rd., 2 units. Hammack-Moore House Bed & Breakfast, 129 S. Main St., 5 units. Hampton Inn & Suites, 1201 E. Center St., 72 units. James Madison Inn, 320 E. Center St., 33 units. Red Cardinal Inn, 4765 Hanson Rd., 57 units. Ruby Lodge at Spring Lake Woods, 367 Spring Lake St., 8 units.

Restaurants #9 Steakhouse, 1002 N. Main St. 51 on Main, 51 S. Main St. Blackwell's Diner & Sports Bar, 11 W. Center St. Bobo's Chinese Restaurant, 1305 N. Main St. Brother's Bar-B-Que, 1055 N. Main St. Country Cupboard, 581 McCoy Ave. Crowded House, 26 W. Center St. DiFabio's Casapela, 17 W. Center St. El Bracero, 50 Chelsea Dr. Ferrell's Snappy Service, 112 N. Main St. Oasis Southwest Grill, 540 Powell Dr. Rocksan's Pizza, 506 E. Center St. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Back Yard Burgers, Burger King, Captain D's, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Denny's, Domino's, Godfather's, Hardee's, Huddle House, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Rally's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Taco John's, Tumbleweed, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Capitol 8 Theaters, 455 Madison Square Ave. The Gift Horse, 36 W. Lake St. Kesterson's Antiques, 502 Hall St. Madison Square Shopping Center, 98 Madison Square Ave. Melody Lanes, 1018 N. Main St. Parkway Plaza Mall, 455 Madison Square Ave. Red Wagon, 401 Madison Square Dr. Western Kentucky Speedway, 1245 Happy Ln., Nebo. Yesteryear Antiques & Collectibles, 52 S. Main St.

Boating & Camping Pennyrile Campground, Pennyrile Pkwy. exit 37, 15 sites.

Madisonville

Golf & Tennis Lake Shore Country Club, 1000 Shamrock Rd., 18 holes. Madisonville City Park, 755 Park Ave., 9 holes, 2 lighted courts. Madisonville Community College, 2000 College Dr., 4 lighted courts. Madisonville Community Golf Course, 105 Country Club Ln., 18 holes.

Pop. 19,591. Hopkins County seat. US 41, Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Pkwy., 8 mi. N. of Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy. Wet (Hopkins Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Hanson

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Pop. 742. Hopkins County. US 41, Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Pkwy., 4 mi. N. of Madisonville. Dry. Central Time.

Madisonville Municipal Airport, 162 Airport Rd. off KY 85, 6 mi. E. General aviation. 6,050 ft. runway.

Lake Grapevine Lake, 2020 Grapevine Rd. 188 acres. Fishing, boat ramp (no gas motors), mountain bike trails. Lake Pee Wee, US 41A, 2 mi. W. 428 acres. Fishing (bass, bluegill, catfish, crappie), boating (no gas motors), ramp.

Points of Interest Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, Madisonville Community College, 2000 College Dr. 1,061 seat auditorium, music, theater & art gallery. Governor Ruby Laffoon's Cabin, 2 room log cabin in which Ruby Laffoon, Ky. Gov. 1931-35, was born in 1869. Historical Society of Hopkins County Library & Museum, 107 Union St. Apr.-Oct. Mon.-Fri. 1-5, Nov.-Mar. Mon.-Fri. 12:30-4:30. Madisonville City Park, Park Ave. 262 acre park, playgrounds, picnic pavilions, fitness trail, fishing lakes, disc golf, golf & tennis.

Special Events Downtown Gallery Hop, Apr. 27 & Oct. 5. Farmers Market, May-Sept. Friday Night Live, 2nd Fri. June-Aug. Highway 41 Yard Sale, US 41, June 28-29. 4th Fest, July 4. Hopkins County Fair, Ballard Convention Center, July 22-26. Hopkins County Fair Horse Show, July 19. Eli Barron Golf Tournament, Madisonville Community Golf Course, Aug. 2. Gospel Music Extravaganza, Sept. 6-7. Christ the King Barbecue Picnic, Sept. 20. Kidapalooza, Oct. 25. Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 2. Return to Bethlehem, Dec. 13-16.

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Historic Hanson, Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Pkwy. exit 49. 270.322.8521.

Points of Interest Hanson Historic District, Downtown. Ky.'s smallest historic district. Entire downtown with 1870-1930 architecture on Natl. Reg. Victorian Gazebo for concerts & special events.

Special Events Village Arts Festival, Mar. 29. Mule Days, May 3. Highway 41 Yard Sale, US 41, June 28-29. I Love Hanson Weekend, June 27-28. Fall Gathering & Cruise In, Sept. 13. Holiday Open House, Nov. 9.

Restaurants Good Ole Boys BBQ, 9715 Hanson Rd. Hanson Country Store, 45 Veterans Dr. Hometown Grill & Fish House, 9 Sunset Rd. Familiar Food: Hometown Pizza.

Shopping & Entertainment All Occasions Dress Shop, 4 Sunset Rd. Icing on the Cake, 8 Sunset Rd. The Lilly Pad, 8 Sunset Rd. Old Main Street Antiques, 8 Sunset Rd. Pepper's Old Books, 12 Sunset Rd. Stoney Creek Crafts, 15 Sunset Rd. VF Factory Outlet, Pennyrile Pkwy. exit 49. Vicky's Variety Store, 25 Sunset Rd.

Lodging BestWestern Plus Madisonville Inn, Pennyrile Pkwy.exit 44, 52 units. Big Spring Inn, 1750 E. Center St., 50 units. Colonial Motel, 507 S. Main St., 20 units. Comfort Inn & Suites, 545 Powell Dr., 66 units. Days Inn, 1900 Lantaff Blvd., 136 units, rest. Executive Pennyrile Inn, Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Pkwy. exit 37, Mortons Gap, 59 units.

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Dawson Springs Pop. 2,764. Hopkins County. US 62, KY 109 2 mi. S. of Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy., SE. of Madisonville. Wet (Hopkins Co. Dry). Central Time.

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H PENNYRILE FOREST STATE RESORT PARK KY 109 off US 62 & W. Ky. Pkwy., S. of Dawson Springs. 1,010 acres in Pennyrile State Forest S. of Lake Beshear. Open year-round. www.parks.ky.gov 270.797.3421, 800.325.1711. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Lake Pennyrile, pool, beach, pedal & rowboats, fishing, planned recreation, hiking, picnic shelters, mini-golf, basketball, canoes, beach volleyball, hndcp. acc. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 24 rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms, gift shop. Cottages, 13 units, one & two bedroom. Open year-round. Camping: Apr. 1-Nov. 15. 37 sites with util., 8 horse sites with util., tent camping, serv. bldg. (Resv. available). Golf & Tennis: 18 holes, cart & club rentals; 1 court. Special Park Events: Winter Rook速 Tournament, Jan. 11-12. Oil Painting Weekend, Feb. 22-24. Photography Weekend, Apr. 19-20. Moonlight Canoe Trips, May 24, June 21, 22, July 21. Run Through the Forest 5K, Sept. 21. Photography Weekend, Oct. 18-20. Halloween Campout, Oct. 25-27. Salute Our Veterans, Nov. 9. Santa Visits the Park, Dec. 7.

Lakes Lake Beshear Off US 62 & W. Ky. Pkwy., S. of Dawson Springs. 760 acres. State developed lake in Caldwell, Christian & Hopkins counties, opened 1964. Fishing (bass, bluegill, catfish, crappie), boat ramp (fee). Lake Pennyrile, KY 398, off KY 91 or KY 109, in Pennyrile Forest State Park. 56 acres. Fishing (largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, crappie, longear sunfish, green sunfish, warmouth, yellow bullhead), seasonal boat rentals, swimming, picnicking. Ky. Dept. of Parks.

Points of Interest Dawson Springs Museum & Art Center, 127 S. Main St. Exhibits from the spa era, contemporary arts & crafts exhibits. Tues.-Fri. 1-4. Closed Jan. & Feb. Free. Riverside Park, US 62W. Original site of the Pittsburg Pirates spring training 1914-17. Now home of Tradewater Pirates summer collegiate baseball.

Special Events State Park Events, see Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Tradewater Pirates Baseball, Riverside Park, May-July. Friday on Main, 1st Fri. May-Oct. Farmers Market, May-Oct. Fri. 4th of July Fireworks, Riverside Park, July. Dawson Springs Barbeque & Homecoming, 4th Fri. July.

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H PENNYRILE FOREST STATE RESORT PARK KY 109 off US 62 & W. Ky. Pkwy., S. of Dawson Springs in the Pennyrile State Forest. 24 room lodge, restaurant, pool, meeting rooms for 100, 13 cottages. Lake, campground, 18 hole golf course. www. parks.ky.gov 270.797.3421, 800.325.1711. See Ad, Page 4. Springs Inn, 207 E. Arcadia Ave., 12 units.

Restaurants Clifty Creek Restaurant, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Godfather's.

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H PENNYRILE FOREST STATE RESORT PARK GOLF COURSE 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd. 18 hole par 72 regulation course features wide fairways with nine new holes set among gently rolling hills. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available. www. parks.ky.gov 270.797.7888, 866.427.7888. See Ad, Page 4. Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., 1 court.

Outdoor Adventure Pennyrile State Forest, KY 109, S. of US 62 & W. Ky. Pkwy. 14,669 acres. Native pine, hardwood trees. Hiking, picnicking. Restricted deer hunting. Off-road vehicles prohibited. Ky. Division of Forestry. Tradewater Wildlife Management Area, KY 109, 1 mi. S. of Dawson Springs. 729 acres. Quality deer management. Special regulations. Birding. No camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Dixon/Providence Dixon: Pop. 786. Webster County seat. 27 mi. S. of Henderson on US Alt. 41. Dry. Central Time. Sebree: Pop. 1,603. Webster County. 17 mi. S. of Henderson on US 41. Dry. Central Time.

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Airport Webster County Airport, US 41A, Providence. General aviation. 3,800 ft. runway.

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Kentucky's Western Waterland Photography, memorabilia, written & oral local history. Apr.-Nov. Thurs.-Sat. 1-4. Donations. Webster County Civil War Driving Tour, Hwy. 41 A

Creative Touch Floral Design and Gifts, 121 N. Morgan St. Custom Biker Wear, 1221 N. Main St., Sturgis. Meacham Country Hams, 705 O'Nan Dyer Rd., Sturgis. Country Fresh Meats, 9355 US 60. Jim David’s Meats, 400 T.Frank Wathen Rd. Uniontown Food Mart, 330 Mill St. Olde Crow Antiques, 511 & 525 Adams St. Minds Eye Studio, 107 E. Main St.

Special Events Dixon Freedom Days, Baker Park, Dixon, 3rd wknd. June. Sebree Horse Show, Sebree, 1st Sat. July. Summerfest, Sebree, 1st wknd. after July 4. Harvest Days, Poole, wknd. after Labor Day. Hay Days, Onton, 3rd Fri. & Sat. Sept. Clay Days, Clay, 3rd wknd. Sept.

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White Buck Vineyard & Winery, 1800 US 60 W.

Boating & Camping Moffitt Lake Recreation Area, 378 Moffitt Lake Rd., Morganfield, 98 sites.

Golf Breckinridge Golf Course, 240 Whitaker Way, Morganfield, 18 holes. Elkwood Golf Course, 11675 US 60W, Sturgis, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Deer Creek Outfitters, 8160 KY 132E, Sebree. Echo Valley MX Racing, 1722 Poole Mill Rd., Sebree.

Outdoor Adventure Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area & State Forest, US 60 to KY 109, N. 1.65 mi., left onto KY 1508, W. 1.45 mi. to entrance on left. 2,488 acres. Steep upland hardwood forests, flat to rolling bottomland hardwood forest & agricultural lands bordered by the Ohio & Tradewater Rivers. Deer, turkey, squirrel & furbearers. ATVs, horseback riding & camping prohibited. Co-owned by Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources & Ky. Division of Forestry. Higginson-HenryWildlife Management Area, 2 mi.E.of Morganfield on KY 56. 5,450 acres. Quality deer management. Special regulations. Ramp, boating, fishing, camping, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Morganfield/Sturgis Morganfield: Pop. 3,285. Union County seat, est. 1811. US 60, SW. of Henderson. Wet. Central Time. Sturgis: Pop. 1,898. Union County, est. 1890. US 60W 13 mi S. of Morganfield. Wet. Central Time.

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STURGIS ANTIQUE MALL 515 N. Main St. (US 60), Sturgis, KY 42459. 23,000 sq.ft. of new renovated space on one floor with 100 booths & 40 showcases. Handicap accessible. Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas. www.sturgisantique.com 270.333.9315.

Union County First, 100 W. Main St., Morganfield, KY 42437. 270.389.9600. Morganfield Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 66, Morganfield, KY 42437. 270.389.9777. Sturgis Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 125, Sturgis, KY 42459. 270.333.9316.

Airport Sturgis Airport, 580 Pryor Blvd. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

Lakes Mauzy Lake, off KY 56, 6 mi. E. of Morganfield, in Higginson-Henry Wildlife Management Area. 81 acres. Fishing (grass pickerel, largemouth bass, black crappie, channel catfish, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish, yellow bullhead, warmouth), ramp. Universal access. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Moffitt Lake, KY 2153, Morganfield. 12 mi. SE. off KY 56 off KY 141. 54 acres. Fishing, camping, picnicking, hunting.

Points of Interest Camp Breckinridge Museum & Arts Center, US 60 Bypass & KY 2091S, Morganfield. Military exhibits, POW murals from WWII in the former Camp Breckinridge Officers' Club. Tues.-Fri. 10-3, Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4. Adm. $3. Sturgis Downtown Park & Amphitheatre, Adams St., Sturgis. Union County Fair & Expo Center, 125 Pryor Blvd., Sturgis. Convention center, 44,000 sq. ft. Dr. John J. Arnold Arena, 1/2 mi. horse racetrack.

Special Events Redneck Rumble-Indoor Demolition Derby, Union Co. Fair & Expo Ctr. Jan 25. Union County Fair, Union Co. Fair & Expo Ctr., Sturgis, June 16-21. Union County Bike Fest, Union Co. Fair & Expo Ctr., Sturgis, July 17-19. Morgansfield Lions Club Corn Fest, Morganfield, Sept. 18-20.

Hopkinsville Pop. 31,577, 6th largest Ky. city. Christian County seat, est. 1799. Just off Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Pkwy., US 41N, US 41A & US 68. Wet. Central Time.

Lodging Bud's Country Corner Motel, 8058 KY 141S, Morganfield, 4 units. Country Cabins, 9355 US 60W, Sturgis, 6 units, rest. Hometown Inn, 551 US 60E, Morganfield, 30 units. Sturgis Motel, 14822 US 60W, Sturgis, 12 units.

Restaurants B & H Restaurant, 112 Airline Rd., Morganfield. Big G's Dew Drop Inn, 11611 US 60W, Sturgis. Deb & Jen's Diner, 305 N. Morgan St., Morganfield. El Mexicano, 1019 US 60E, Morganfield. The Feed Mill Restaurant, 3541 US 60E, Morganfield. Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant, 1055 US 60E, Morganfield. Marko's Grill, 255 N. Morgan St., Morganfield. Peak Brothers Bar-B-Que, 6353 US 60W, Waverly. Verlies Restaurant, 101 W. Main St., Morganfield. Veronica's Cafe, 1323 N. Main St. Sturgis. Familiar Food: US 60, Morganfield, Dairy Queen, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway; Sturgis, Pizza Hut.

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Airport Hopkinsville/Christian County Airport, 300 Memorial Field Dr. General aviation. 5,500 ft. runway.

State Park Pennyrile Forest State Resort See Area 16, Dawson Springs.

Lake Lake Pennyrile, KY 398, off KY 91 or KY 109, in Pennyrile Forest State Park. 56 acres. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, longear sunfish, warmouth, yellow bullhead), boat rentals, swimming, picnicking. Ky. Dept. of Parks.

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James E. Bruce Convention Center, 303 Conference Center Dr. off Ft. Campbell Blvd. 50,000 sq. ft. facility with meeting rooms, ballrooms & a large exhibit hall. www.bruceconventioncenter.com 270.707.7000.

Amazing Acres, 3445 Deason Rd. Christian Christian Way Farm and Mini Golf, 19590 Linville Rd. Copper Canyon Ranch, KY 189S, Fearsville. Pennyrile State Forest, KY 109, S. of US 62 & W. Ky. Pkwy. 14,669 acres. Native pine, hardwood trees. Hiking, picnicking. Restricted deer hunting. Off-road vehicles prohibited. Ky. Division of Forestry. Pennyroyal Scuba Center, 602 Christian Quarry Rd. Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center, 9503 Eagle Way Bypass.

H MUSEUMS OF HISTORIC HOPKINSVILLECHRISTIAN COUNTY 217 E. 9th St. Tues.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-3. Adm. $5 all museums, $2 single museum. Pennyroyal Area Museum, 217 E. 9th St. Housed in the 1914 Post Office building & portrays the history, culture & heritage of the region with an emphasis on Hopkinsville & Christian Co. Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum, 310. 9th St. Former fire station houses prized collection of fire & transportation memorabilia including fire trucks, automobiles, wagons, buggies & photos. Charles Jackson Circus Museum, 314 E. 9th St. Museum is filled with circus memorabilia including circus wagons, trains, posters & more. www.museumsofhopkinsville.org. Riverside Cemetery, US 41N. Graves of Civil War soldiers & clairvoyant Edgar Cayce. www.museumsofhopkinsville.org 270.887.4270. Trail of Tears Commemorative Park, 9th St. & Skyline Dr. Campground used by the Cherokees on the forced march. Gravesites of Chiefs White Path & Fly Smith. Heritage Center Tues.-Sat. 10-3.

Special Events Kentucky Bunco Bash, Mar. 14-16. Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar, Pennyroyal Area Museum, Mar. 28-29. Little River Days Festival, May 16-19. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 6-9. Trail of Tears Indian Pow Wow, Trail of Tears Park, Sept. 7-8. Tobacco War Pilgrimage, Pennyroyal Area Museum, Sept. 26-27. Haunted Ghost Town, Oct. Sat. nights.

Oak Grove Pop. 7,489. Christian County. 11 mi. S. of Hopkinsville, I-24 exits 86 & 89. Wet. Central Time.

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Points of Interest Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum, 5702 Tennessee Ave., Ft. Campbell. Exhibits on the history of the 101st Airborne Division, the "Screaming Eagles," from the early 1940s to present. Mon.-Sat. 9:30-4:30. Free.

Lodging American Inn, 1107 N. Main St., 23 units. Best Western Hopkinsville, 4101 Ft. Campbell Blvd., 108 units. Burdoc Farms Bed & Breakfast, 1550 Pleasant Green Hill Rd., Crofton, 1 unit. Colonial Motel, 320 N. Main St., 19 units, rest. Comfort Suites, 210 Harvey Way, 73 units. Fairfield Inn & Suites, 345 Griffin Bell Dr., 61 units. Fairview Inn, 1013 N. Main St., 15 units. Hampton Inn & Suites, 210 Richard Mills Dr., 71 units. Holiday Inn, 2910 Ft. Campbell Blvd., 101 units, rest. King's Court Motel, 2309 Ft. Campbell Blvd., 19 units. Little River Motel, 131 N. Main St., 12 units. Rodeway Inn, 2923 Ft. Campbell Blvd., 55 units. Travel Inn, 1201 E. 9th St., 24 units.

Restaurants 801 Main, 801 S. Main St. Da Vinci Little Italian Restaurant, 200 North Dr. El Bracero, 200 Richard Mills Dr. Ferrell's Snappy Service, 1001 S. Main St. Harper House, 914 S. Main St. Hong Kong Garden, 2915 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Horseshoe Steak House, 2112 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Knockum Hill Bar-B-Que, 11185 107S, Herndon. The Place, 104 E. 6th St. Woodshed Pit Bar-B-Que, 1821 W. 7th St. Familiar Food: Ft. Campbell Blvd., Applebee's, Arby's, Back Yard Burgers, Burger King, Captain D's, Chick-Fil-A, Domino's, Dairy Queen, Godfather's, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, O'Charley's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Rally's, Ryan's, Shoney's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Bradford Square Mall, 4000 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Bravard Vineyards & Winery, 15000 Overton Rd. Brushy Fork Creek Gallery, 1550 Pleasant Green Hill Rd., Crofton. Country Boy Store, 5845 Gracey Herndon Rd. Gracious Me!, 4357 Ft. Campbell Blvd. MB Roland Distillery, 137 Barkers Mill Rd., Pembroke. Young's Hardware, 112 E. 6th St.

Golf & Tennis The Links at Novadell, US 41A, 18 holes. Ruff Park, North Dr., 12 lighted courts. Western Hills Golf Course, 2160 Russellville Rd., 18 holes.

Fort Campbell, 18 mi. S. on US 41A. 105,000 acre U.S. military reservation. Est. WWII. Visitors Center at Gate 4 Mon.-Fri. 6 am-6:30 pm, Sat. 9-5:30, Sun. 9-1:30. Fort Campbell Memorial Park, US 41A & Pennyrile Pkwy. Dedicated to 248 soldiers of the 1985 Gander, Newfoundland plane crash. Oak Grove War Memorial Walking Trail, 101 Walter Garrett Ln. 1 mi. trail with markers honoring U.S. wars & conflicts. Viceroy Performing Arts Center & multi-purpose event center. Daily 6 am-9 pm. Free.

Special Events Spring Into Summer Festival, May. Butterfly Festival, Sept. Christian County Salutes Ft. Campbell, Sept.

Lodging Comfort Inn, 164 Naomi Ln., 72 units. Days Inn, 212 Auburn St., 71 units. Holiday Inn Express, 12759 Ft. Campbell Blvd., 100 units. Quality Inn, 201 Auburn St., 63 units. Sleep Inn, 220 Auburn St., 66 units.

Restaurants Beach Oil, 12750 Ft. Campbell Blvd. China Buffet & Grill, 240 Segler Dr. China King, 16468 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Don Pancho, 228 Segler Dr. Foxx's Sub Shoppe, 16214 Ft. Campbell Blvd. G's Pancake House, 15108 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Luigi's Pizza, 15238 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Kal’s Café, 15912 Ft. Campbell Blvd. The Kitchen, 2905 Walter Garrett Ln. Krispy Krunchy Chicken, 16370 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Mapco Deli, 100 Segler Dr. Pancho Villa Grill, 16268 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Peking Delight, 16370 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Sam's Greek Cafe, 16504 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Familiar Food: Denny's, Jersey Mike's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Quizno's, Sonic, Subway, Waffle House, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Oak Grove Shopping Center, 266 Segler Dr. Shops at Oak Grove, 246 Thompsonville Ln.

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Kentucky's Western Waterland Golf Cole Park Golf Club, 1610 101st Airborne Division Blvd., Ft. Campbell, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Ft. Campbell Riding Stables, 5663 Screaming Eagle Blvd., Ft. Campbell.

Elkton Pop. 2,062. Todd County seat, est. 1820. US 68/KY 80, 20 mi. E. of Hopkinsville, 16 mi. W. of Russellville. Dry. Central Time.

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L & R Soda Bar, 44 Public Sq. Pizza Place, 14 Public Sq. Deb’s Diner, 22 Public Sq. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Eclectic Poppy, 118 S. Main St. Gist Flowers, 103 E. Main St. The Country Barn, 112 Britmart Rd. The Country Pantry, 9115 Guthrie Rd. Trenton Clayworks, 101 S. Main St. Helen’s Flowers, 237 Sewing St. Hearth & Home Rugs, 1480 E. Jefferson Davis Hwy. Hoot, 64 Public Sq. Hoot Boutique, 64 Public Sq. JNJ Decal and Monogram Boutique, 106 N. Main St. Latham's Fabric & More, 47 Public Sq. Monogram Boutique, 106 N. Main St. Nancy's Flowers & Gifts, 101 N. Main St. Quilt and Sew, 109 S. Main St. Schlabach’s Bakery, 6250 Guthrie Rd. Something Special, 84 Public Sq. The Two Kates, 10 Public Sq.

Jefferson Davis State Historic Site

Cadiz US 68, KY 80, Fairview, between Elkton & Hopkinsville. Site of birthplace of Jefferson Davis (1808-1889), U.S. Senator, Congressman, Sec. of War under Pres. Pierce & the only President of Confederate States of America 1861-65.The 351 ft poured concrete obelisk is the 4th tallest monument in the world with elevator to top for viewing. Park Features: 20 acre park, picnic shelters, playground, gift shop, museum. Special Park Event: Jefferson Davis Birthday Commemoration, May 31-June 3.

Points of Interest Elkton Historic District, Public Sq. 20 buildings on Natl. Reg. Milliken Memorial Community House, 208 W. Main St. Georgian mansion built in 1927, rare books & fine antiques. Natl. Reg. Robert Penn Warren Birthplace, 3rd & Cherry Sts., Guthrie. Birthplace of "First Poet Laureate of our Nation," museum. Handicap access. Tues.-Sat. 11:30-3:30. Donations. Todd County Welcome Center, 1 Public Sq. Built 1835. Natl. Reg. Cultural museum & tourist information.

Special Events Bike Night, Apr.-Sept. Thurs. evenings. Trenton Main St. Festival, 4th Sat. June. Guthrie Heritage Days, Last wknd. in Sept. Harvest Fest, 1st Sat. Oct.

Restaurants El Torito Mexican Restaurant, 54 Public Sq. The Two Kates, 10 Public Sq. Trenton Market & Café, 118 S. Main St. The Gathering Place, 107 N. Main St. Helen's Place, 12349 Allegre Rd.

Pop. 2,558. Trigg County seat, est. 1820. US 68/KY 80, KY 139, W. of I-24 exit 65. Eastern gateway to Lake Barkley. Wet. Central Time.

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n CADIZ/TRIGG COUNTY TOURIST COMMISSION Experience Life Naturally at Lake Barkley & The Gateway to Land Between the Lakes. Enjoy the quaint antique shops, lakeside activities at resorts & marinas, & local good eats. 5748 Hopkinsville Rd., PO Box 735, Cadiz, KY 42211. www.gocadiz.com 270.522.3892, 888.446.6402. See Ad, Page 72.

Airport Lake Barkley State Park Airport, US 68. General aviation. 4,800 ft. runway.

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H LAKE BARKLEY STATE RESORT PARK Off US 68, 7 mi. W. of Cadiz & I-24. 3,600 acres on Lake Barkley. Restaurant, campground, golf, fitness center, gift shop, tennis, trap range & beach. www.parks.ky.gov 270.924.1131, 800.325.1708. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: On Little River Embayment of Lake Barkley. Marina open all year, open & covered slips, ramp, rental pontoon, fishing & ski boats. Pool, beach, bathhouse, hiking, fishing, shuffleboard, trapshooting, basketball, picnic shelters, playgrounds, hndcp. facilities. Fitness Center, racquetball, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, nautilus equip., drop-in aerobics sessions, indoor pool. Lodging: Lodges & cottages. Beautiful Lake Barkley Lodge, 120 rooms, 4 suites. Little River Lodge, 10 rooms, 1 suite. Restaurant, gift shop, meeting rooms, convention center & recreation room. 71


Cottages, 9 two bedroom, executive cottages, 4 two bedroom log cabins. Open year-round. Camping: Open Apr. 1-Oct. 31, 78 sites with util., tent camping, serv. bldg. (Resv. available). Golf &Tennis: Boots Randolph Golf Course 18 holes, pro shop, rental clubs & carts; 2 lighted courts for lodge guests only. Special Park Events: Eagle Weekend, Jan. 25-27. Valentine's Dance, Feb. 8-9. Civil War Days, Mar. 22-24. Egg-ceptional Egg Hunt, Mar. 31. Red Hatter's Afternoon at the Races, Apr. 25. Campers Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-28. Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27. National Trails Day, June 1. 4th of July Fireworks, July 3. Labor Day, Sept. 2. Trick or Trot 5K, Oct. 26. Thanksgiving/Turkey Bingo, Nov. New Year's Eve Bash, Dec. 31-Jan. 1.

Points of Interest Fairholme Historic Home, 89 Main St. Restored Victorian home with furnishings of 3 generations of the John L. Street family. Tours by appt. Janice Mason Art Museum, 71 Main St. Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4. Donations. Trigg County Convention Center & Recreation Complex, 303 Complex Rd. Convention center, horse events, tractor pulls, baseball, softball, soccer. West Cadiz Park, US 68 at Little River. Fishing, boating, launch, picnicking, playground, walking trails.

Special Events State Park Events, see Lake Barkley State Resort Park. A Chocolate Affair, Janice Mason Art Museum, Feb. Relay for Life, May. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 6-9. Take Kids Fishing Day, West Cadiz Park, 1st Sat. June. Trigg County Country Ham Festival, Oct. 11-13.

Lake Lake Barkley

Kentucky's 2nd largest lake, named for Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Vice President (1949-53). Summer surface area about 58,000 acres. Connected with Kentucky Lake by a 1 3/4 mi. free ďŹ&#x201A;owing canal at northern end. S. of Grand Rivers on KY 453. 2 1/2 mi. from Barkley Dam. Lake extends 118 mi.over 1,000 mi.shoreline. A giant embayment thrusts into Trigg County, Little River, near Cadiz, site of state park. Lake Barkley is a major fishing & recreation area. Parts of lake also extend into Livingston & Lyon Cos. Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley combined have more shoreline than Lake Superior. Barkley Dam, off KY 453 near Grand Rivers, SE. of US 62/641 & Lake City, across the Cumberland River, 157 ft. high, 10,180 ft. wide. Completed in 1966. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Fall Fine Art & Craft Show, Broadbent Sq., Oct. 12-13. Halloween Safe Night, Oct. 31. Reindeer Run 5K, Dec. 1. Christmas at Night Parade, Dec. 7. Festival of Trees, Janice Mason Art Museum, Dec.

Lodging Alvy's Hideaway, 71 Rino Dr., 1 unit. Barna Log Cabin Rentals, 1079 Blue Springs Rd., 2 units. Broadbent Inn and Suites , I-24 exit 65, 52 units. Cabins by the Creek, 800 Whitetail Creek Rd., 1 unit. Catfish Cove, 101 Rino Dr., 1 unit. The Cottages at Fish Island, 3535 Blue Springs Rd.,14 units. Futrell House Bed & Breakfast, 125 Main St., 4 units. Knights Inn, I-24 exit 65, 25 units.

H LAKE BARKLEY STATE RESORT PARK Off US 68, 7 mi. W. of Cadiz & I-24 on Lake Barkley. 120 room & 4 suite Barkley Lodge, 11 room Little River Lodge, convention center for 900, restaurant, 13 cottages. Fitness center with pool, campground, 18 hole golf course. www.parks.ky.gov 270.924.1131, 800.325.1708. See Ad, Page 4. Lakeside Properties, 1396 Canton Rd., 7 units. Moon River Marina Resort, 3025 Rockcastle Rd., 6 units, 21 sites, rest. Morgan Lakehouse Rentals, Sunset Ct., 3 units. Savage Ridge Cabins, 29 Cunningham Ln., 3 units. Super 7 Inn, I-24 exit 65, 17 units. Super 8, I-24 exit 65, 47 units. Vacation Club International, 149 Arrowhead Tr., 14 units. Whispering Winds Inn Bed and Breakfast, 43 Channel Ct.

Restaurants Cadiz Restaurant, 324 Main St. China Buffet, 1863 Main St. El Bracero, 80 Merchant St. Kelly's Pizzeria, 4507 Canton Rd. Pizza Time, 31 Commerce St. Reva's Place, 65B Main St. 72


Kentucky's Western Waterland Timbers Steak & Grill, 8535 Canton Rd. Windows on the Water, Lake Barkley State Resort Park. Familiar Food: US 68, Cracker Barrel, Ferrell's, Godfather's, KFC/Taco Bell, McDonald's, O'Deli's, Sonic, Subway, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment The Blue Heron, 7 Main St. Cadiz Antique Mall, 34 Main St. Cherokee Antique Mall, 36 Main St. Cranberry Creek Rustics, 53 Main St. Loose Treasures, 59 Main St. Oh My Antiquities, 60 Main St. Red Roof Ranch Alpacas, 284 Old Rocky Point Rd.

Boating & Camping Goose Hollow Campground & RV Park, 1049 Goose Hollow Rd., 60 sites. Kamptown RV Resort, KY 274, 93 sites. Lake Barkley Marina, 4200 State Park Rd. Little River Kayaks, 701 New Hope Church Rd.

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I-24 Exit 56. Condos, log cabins, 100 campsites (several water front), patio sites, camp store, lots of family fun amenities, "The Wet Lizard" floating restaurant, groups, family reunions, themed weekends, boat rentals, golf cart rentals, boat repair shop, boat ramp, hiking trails, 2 pools, miniature golf, movie nights, and so much more! www. prizerpoint.com. 270.522.3762.

Golf & Tennis Arrowhead Golf Course, US 68/KY 80 Bypass, 18 holes.

H BOOTS RANDOLF GOLF COURSE Lake Barkley State Resort Park, 2711 Blue Springs Rd. 18 hole par 72 regulation course. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available. www.parks.ky.gov 800.295.1878. See Ad, Page 4. Lake Barkley State Resort Park, 2711 Blue Springs Rd., 2 courts.

Outdoor Adventure Bush's Sporting Clays, 888 Bush Rd. Donaldson Creek Outfitters, 1144 Donaldson Creek Rd. Whitetail Creek Outfitters, 800 Whitetail Creek Rd.

Golden Pond Trigg County. W. of Cadiz on US 68/KY 80, E. of Aurora. Wet. Central Time.

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Recreation Area Features: Elk & Bison Prairie, Woodland Trace. 700 acre drive-through viewing area with native prairie grasses, elk, bison & other wildlife. Open year-round dawn until dusk. Golden Pond Visitor Center & Planetarium, US 68/KY 80 & Woodlands Trace. The center has a multimedia theatre & planetarium. Open year-round. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day. The Homeplace, S. of US 68/KY 80 & E. of Woodlands Trace, 20 min. S. of Golden Pond Visitor Center. A working living-history farm with costumed interpreters going about the daily activities of a mid 19th century farm. Mar.-Nov. Woodlands Nature Station, 20 min. N. of the Golden Pond Visitor Center. An environmental education center with live animals, plant exhibits, theatre programs, hiking trails & staffed excursions. Mar.-Nov.

Lakes Kentucky Lake One of the top fishing, water sport & recreation areas in the southeastern U.S. & the giant of all Kentucky waters. 2 1/2 times the size of Lake Barkley, the 2nd largest. Kentucky Lake, the largest in the TVA system, forms the entire eastern border of Marshall & Calloway Cos. & extends from within 20 mi. of the Illinois state line, through Kentucky into Tennessee. It is 184 mi. long, 1 1/4-2 1/2 mi. wide & has 2,380 mi. of shoreline. The surface area is over 160,000 acres. 2 giant embayments thrust into the adjoining counties, Jonathan Creek, N. of Aurora, & Blood River, E. of Murray. Kentucky Dam is on US 62/641 at Gilbertsville, 19 mi. SE. of Paducah. The dam across the Tennessee River, completed in 1944, is 208 ft. high & 8,422 ft. wide. TVA.

Lake Barkley Kentucky's 2nd largest lake, named for Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Vice President (1949-53). Summer surface area about 58,000 acres. Connected with Kentucky Lake by a 1 3/4 mi. free flowing canal at northern end. S. of Grand Rivers on KY 453. 2 1/2 mi. from Barkley Dam.Lake extends 118 mi.over 1,000 mi.shoreline.A giant embayment thrusts into Trigg County, Little River, near Cadiz, site of state park. Lake Barkley is a major fishing & recreation area. Parts of lake also extend into Livingston & Lyon Cos. Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley combined have more shoreline than Lake Superior. Barkley Dam, off KY 453 near Grand Rivers, SE. of US 62/641 & Lake City, across the Cumberland River, 157 ft. high, 10,180 ft. wide. Completed in 1966. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Special Events Eagle Viewing, Woodlands Nature Station, Jan.-Feb. LBL Wildflower Weekend, Woodlands Nature Station/The Homeplace, Apr. River Days, Woodlands Nature Station/The Homeplace, May. Pickin’ Party, June 14-15. Grand Jubilee, Wranglers Campground, July. Independence Day Celebration, The Homeplace, July 4. Hummingbird Fest, Woodlands Nature Station, Aug. 2-3. Homeplace Trades Fair, The Homeplace, Aug. Howl-O-Ween, Woodlands Nature Station, Oct. Storytelling Fest, The Homeplace, Oct. Fall Frolic, Woodlands Nature Center, Nov. Christmas in 1850, The Homeplace, Nov. A Classic Christmas, Golden Pond Visitor Center, Dec.

Boating & Camping U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Lake Barkley: Craven’s Bay, N of Golden Pond Visitor Center, 32 prim. sites, ramp Energy Lake, S. of Woodlands Nature Station, 48 sites, ramp. Wranglers, S. of Golden Pond Visitor Center, 200 sites, shelters, trails, horse barns. U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Kentucky Lake: Fenton, US 68/KY 80, 12 sites, ramp. Hillman Ferry, 17 mi N of Golden Pond Visitor Center, 377 sites, shelters, outpost supply center, trails, beach, ramp, planned activities. Turkey Bay, off KY 453, 3 mi S. of Golden Pond Visitor Center, prim. ATV camping, ATV trails.

Outdoor Adventure Rocking U Riding Stables, Wranglers Campground.

Princeton Land Between The Lakes On US 68/KY 80 between Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley. S. of I-24 through Grand Rivers via KY 453 to Woodlands Trace Natl. Scenic Byway. The U.S. Forest Service manages this 170,000 acre wooded peninsula, 6-8 mi. wide & 40 mi. long, between Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley as a National Recreation Area. Outdoor lovers can enjoy over 200 mi. of established trails & 300 mi. of undeveloped shoreline with several lake access areas. Camping is permitted in the backwoods (permit required) at 12 lake access areas & with several developed campgrounds. ATV area & horse camp/trails. LBL is open year-round with some facilities closed during winter.

Pop. 6,329. Caldwell County seat, est. 1797. Wendell H. Ford W. Ky. Pkwy., 12 mi. from I-24, 10 mi. E. of Lake Barkley. Wet (Caldwell Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Airport Princeton/Caldwell County Airport, Airport Rd. General aviation. 4,099 ft. runway.

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H ADSMORE HOUSE & GARDENS 304 N. Jefferson St. 1857 home depicting the lifestyle of the prominent Smith-Garrett family. Furnished with original belongings, Adsmore features seven settings yearly. On Natl. Reg. Tues.-Sat. 11-4. Closed Jan.-Feb. Adults $7, seniors 65+ $6, children 6-12 $2, under 6 free. Ratliff Gun Shop $1. Carriage gift shop. Group rates. www.adsmore.org 270.365.3114. Big Spring Park, E. Washington St. William Prince, the town's 1st settler, owned the spring & built his limestone house, the 1st structure in Princeton & west Ky.'s 1st masonry bldg., Shandy Hall, a tavern, in 1797. Marks Cherokee Trail of Tears (1838-1839). Caldwell County Courthouse, Main St. Distinctive art deco concrete design in likeness of Gold Vault at Fort Knox. Glenn E. Martin Genealogy Library, George Coon Public Library, 201 W. Main St. 1,400 family files, county records dating to 1780, Trail of Tears room. Mon.-Sat. 10-3. Guild House, 115 E.Main St.Restored 1817 Champion-Shepherdson House, built on lot #1 of the original city plot. On Natl. Reg. Houses Princeton Art Guild, local exhibits Tues.-Sat. 11-2. Free. Historic Walking Tours of Downtown Princeton, Downtown. Park at Adsmore House & Gardens & get free tour map. Princeton Art Guild, 115 E. Main St. Princeton/Caldwell County Park, US 62E. Pool, tennis, softball & soccer fields, volleyball, picnicking, walking trail. Princeton Playground, 200 N. Eagle St. Princeton Tourist Welcome Center, 201 E. Main St. Restored historic church. University of Kentucky Research & Education Center, 1205 Hopkinsville St. 1,300 acre crop & livestock research facility. Conducts the world's most in-depth research in dark tobacco. Tours by appt. VFW-Youth Inc. Park, KY 139S. Ball fields, playground.

Express Inn, 112 US 62W, 60 units. Stratton Inn, 534 Marion Rd., 55 units.

Restaurants Berry Sweet, 115 W. Market. Kay's Kitchen, 501 N. Jefferson St. La Potosina Restaurant, 302 Marion Rd. Majestic House Restaurant, 208 US 62W. Muddy Pigg, 1240 US 62W. Peggy's Cafe, 106 E. Washington St. Spring Beans Coffee House, 108 E. Main St. Familiar Food: US 62W, Captain D's, Great Wall, Hardee's, KFC, McDonald's, Paglia's Pizza, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco John's.

Shopping & Entertainment Antiques on Main, 124 E. Main St. Big Springs Antique Mall, 132 E. Main St. Brantley Furniture, 121 W. Main St. Capitol Cinemas, 203 W. Main St. Carriage Shop, Adsmore House & Gardens, 304 N. Jefferson St. Eddy Grove Vineyards & Winery, 300 Martin Rd. Encore, 116 W. Main St. Feather Your Nest, 125 W. Main St. Front Porch Primitives & Antiques, 111 E. Washington St. Joshua Tree, 119 W. Main St. Newsom's Old Mill Store, 208 E. Main St. Pink Panther Antiques, 107 W. Main St. The Tin Roof, 500 E. Main St.

Outdoor Adventure Donaldson Creek Hunting Camp, 833 Creswell Rd. Jones Keeney Wildlife Management Area, E. on US 62. 1,999 acres.

Special Events Adsmore Childrens Easter Tea, Apr. 12. Saturday Sessions, 1st Sat. May - Sept. Eddie Pennington Folk Music Festival, Downtown, May 30-June 1. Fredonia Summer Festival, Fredonia, Aug. 10. Black Patch Tobacco Festival, Sept. 7. Christmas Candlelight Tour, Adsmore House & Gardens, Dec. 7.

Lodging Cadiz Street Bed & Breakfast, 209 Cadiz St., 2 units.



Family Fun for All Ages! Open 9-5 weekdays, 1-4 Sunday Call for winter and holiday hours 401 Kentucky St. Bowling Green, KY 42101 historicrailpark.com 270-745-7317

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Kentucky's Western Waterland of lake also extend into Livingston & Lyon Cos. Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley combined have more shoreline than Lake Superior. Barkley Dam off KY 453 near Grand Rivers, SE. of US 62/641 & Lake City, across the Cumberland River, 157 ft. high, 10,180 ft. wide. Completed in 1966. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Kentucky State Penitentiary, 266 Water St. Affectionately referred to as "The Castle on the Cumberland." Built in the 1800s. Rose Hill, 95 Water St., overlooking Lake Barkley. 2-story Federal brick mansion, on Natl. Reg. Built 1832 by grandfather of humorist Irvin S. Cobb. Restored by Lyon Co. Historical Society, home to Lyon Co. Museum. May 15-Oct.15, Wed.-Sun. 1-4. Adm. $5. Venture River Water Park, I-24 exit 40. www.ventureriver.com.

Special Events Lyon County Homemakers Quilt Show, Mar. Thunder Over Eddy Bay, Eddy Creek Marina, July 3. Founders Day, City Park, 4th wknd. Aug.

Lodging Country Hearth Inn, 120 Funway Dr., 40 units. Eddy Bay Lodging, KY 93, 18 units. Eddy Creek Marina Resort, 7612 KY 93S, 12 units, rest. Holiday Hills Resort, 5631 KY 93S, 17 units, 130 sites. Journey's End Bed & Breakfast, 121 Spring Hill Dr., 4 units. Lake Way House, 5291 KY 93S, 1 unit. Maple Hill Bed & Breakfast, 13 Maple Hill Dr., 3 units. Palisades Resort, US 93, 10 units. Regency Inn, I-24 exit 40, 23 units.

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Eddyville Pop. 2,554. Lyon County seat. W. Ky. Pkwy., I-24 exits 40 & 45, US 62, N. end of Lake Barkley. The original town founded by the Lyons family about 1801, moved in the late 1950s as Lake Barkley was formed. Dry. Central Time.

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State Park Mineral Mound State Park On US 62/641 at KY 93 near Eddyville. 541 acres.The property, known as Mineral Mound, was developed by Willis Machen, grandfather of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, author F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife. Machen served as a delegate to the 49th Constitutional Convention but was elected to both sessions of the Confederate Congress & served as president of the Confederate Council during the Civil War. After the war Machen served as a U.S. Senator. The house, referred to as Mineral Mount in Fitzgerald's writings, burned in 1947 & only remnants of the stone foundation remain. Park Features: Ramp, picnic area, fishing. Golf: 18 holes.

Lake Lake Barkley Kentucky's 2nd largest lake, named for Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Vice President (1949-53). Summer surface area about 58,000 acres. Connected with Kentucky Lake by a 1 3/4 mi. free ďŹ&#x201A;owing canal at northern end. S. of Grand Rivers on KY 453. 2 1/2 mi. from Barkley Dam. Lake extends 118 mi., over 1,000 mi. shoreline. A giant embayment thrusts into Trigg County, Little River, near Cadiz, site of state park. Lake Barkley is a major fishing & recreation area. Parts

Bluegrass Grill, 14 KY 93S. China Buffet, 117 Newman Dr. Los Agaves, 101 Newman Dr. Miss Neda's Donut Shop, 610 Trade Ave. Willow Pond Southern Catfish, 124 US 62W. Familiar Food: Hardee's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Gold & Diamond Outlet, 107 W. Main St. The Red Door Antique Mall, 35 US 641N. Tom & Barb's One Stop Market, 4179 KY 93S. West Kentucky Factory Outlets, US 62.

Boating & Camping Dryden Bay Campground, 30 Dryden Creek Rd., 68 sites. Eddy Creek Marina Resort, 7612 KY 93S, 15 sites. Indian Point RV Park, I-24 exit 45, 200 sites. Outback RV Resort, 4481 KY 93S, 95 sites. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Lake Barkley: Hurricane Creek, KY 274, 51 sites, ramp.

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H MINERAL MOUND STATE PARK GOLF COURSE 48 Finch Ln. 18 hole par 72 regulation course along the banks of Lake Barkley & near Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. Lodging available at Lake Barkley State Resort Park or Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. www.parks.ky.gov 866.904.7888.

Outdoor Adventure

H VENTURE RIVER WATER PARK I-24 exit 40. Matanascar, a multi-lane speed racer, 360,000 gallon wave pool, Action River, 5 body slides, 4 tubes slides, family slides, Cliffhanger, two kiddie pools, sand volleyball, concessions. FREE tubes. FREE parking. www. ventureriver.com 270.388.7999. Eddyville, KY.

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Kuttawa Pop. 649. Lyon County. I-24 exit 40,US 62/641, KY 93, Lake Barkley. Moist (Lyon Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Points of Interest Anderson Park, Lake Barkley Dr. Trees from around the world. Tree locator identifies different species. Lyon County Farmers Market, Cedar St.

Special Events Kuttawa Street Dance, Sat. Memorial Day-Labor Day. Lake Barkley BBQ, Aug. Harvest Festival, Oct.

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Restaurants Buzzard Rock Restaurant, 985 Buzzard Rock Rd. The Oasis Southwest Grill, 42 Days Inn Dr. Familiar Food: Huddle House, Quizno's, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Broadbent B & B Food Products, 257 Mary Blue Rd. The Cabin Bait & Tackle, 215 Vista Dr. Lyon County Farmers Market, Cedar St.

Boating & Camping Buzzard Rock Marina, 985 Buzzard Rock Rd. Kuttawa Harbor Marina, 1709 Lake Barkley Dr.

Outdoor Adventure Kuttawa Beach Park, Lake Barkley Dr. Beach, picnicking, volleyball, basketball. Kuttawa Nature Trail, Lake Barkley Dr. Over 3 mi. of hiking/ biking trails.

Grand Rivers Pop. 382. Livingston County. KY 453, 3 mi S. of I-24. Northern access point for Land Between the Lakes. Smithland is the Livingston County seat, est. 1842, pop. 401. US 60 20 mi. E. of Paducah, KY 453, 12 mi. N. of I-24 exit 31. Dry. Central Time.

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Lakes Kentucky Lake One of the top fishing, water sport & recreation areas in the southeastern U.S. & the giant of all Kentucky waters. 2 1/2 times as large as Lake Barkley, the 2nd largest. Kentucky Lake, the largest in the TVA system, forms the entire eastern border of Marshall & Calloway Cos. & extends from within 20 mi. of the Illinois state line, through Kentucky into Tennessee. It is 184 mi. long, 1 1/4-2 1/2 mi. wide & has 2,380 mi. of shoreline. The surface area is over 160,000 acres. 2 giant embayments thrust into the adjoining counties, Jonathan Creek, N. of Aurora, & Blood River, E. of Murray. Kentucky Dam is on US 62/641 at Gilbertsville, 19 mi. SE. of Paducah. The dam across the Tennessee River, completed in 1944, is 208 ft. high, 8,422 ft. wide.TVA.

Lake Barkley Kentucky's 2nd largest lake, named for Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Vice President (1949-53). Summer surface area about 58,000 acres. Connected with Kentucky Lake by a 1 3/4 mi. free ďŹ&#x201A;owing canal at northern end. S. of Grand Rivers on KY 453. 2 1/2 mi. from Barkley Dam. Lake extends 118 mi., over 1,000 mi. shoreline. A giant embayment thrusts into Trigg County, Little River, near Cadiz, site of state park. 76

Lake Barkley is a major fishing & recreation area. Parts of lake also extend into Livingston & Lyon Cos. Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley combined have more shoreline than Lake Superior. Barkley Dam off KY 453 near Grand Rivers, SE. of US 62/641 & Lake City, across the Cumberland River, 157 ft. high, 10,180 ft. wide. Completed in 1966. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Visitors Center, 200 Barkley Dam Overlook. Exhibits from over 100 yrs. of "Steamboating on the Cumberland." Mon.-Fri. 8-4.

Points of Interest Badgett Playhouse, 1838 J.H. Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Bryan Ave. Land Between the Lakes North Welcome Station, I-24 exit 31, 7 mi. S. on Ky 453. Maps, information, camping permits & souvenirs. Log Cabin Museum & Welcome Center, 119 State St., Smithland. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 1-3:30.

Special Events Spring Festival & Quilt Show, last wknd. Apr. Lighted Boat Parade, Memorial Day. Waterfront Festival, Carrsville, June. Kentucky Lake Pisgah Bay Boat Races, June-Aug. Livingston County Fair, Smithland, July. Grand Rivers Marina Day, 2nd Sat. Aug. Kentucky Western Waterland Arts & Crafts Festival, Little Lake Park, Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Octoberfest, Smithland, 1st Sat. Oct. Hunter's Moon Festival, Oct. Holiday Festival of Lights, 2nd Fri. Nov.-1st wk. Jan.

Lodging America's Best Value Inn, I-24 exit 31, 73 units. Barkley Dam Motel, KY 917, 16 units. Grand Rivers Inn, 1949 J. H. O'Bryan Ave., 20 units. Green Turtle Bay Resort, 263 Green Turtle Bay Dr., 81 units. Hillside Cottages, 1060 Stringtown Rd., 8 units. Lighthouse Landing, I-24 exit 31, 17 units, 57 sites. Patti's Inn & Suites, I-24 exit 31, 58 units. Rose of the Lake Bed & Breakfast, 293 Lawson Ave., 7 units.

Restaurants Knoth's Bar-B-Que, 728 US 62W. Lite Side Bakery & Cafe, 2115 Dover Rd. Miss Scarlett's, 708 Complex Dr. Mr. B-B-Q More, 2075 Dover Rd. Patti's 1880's Restaurant & Settlement, 1759 J. H. O'Bryan Ave.

Shopping & Entertainment Arielle's Miniature Golf , 1793 J. H. O'Bryan Ave. Ashleigh's Boutique, 1793 J. H. O'Bryan Ave. Fisherman's Friend Bait & Tackle, 1000 US 62. Grand Rivers Antiques, 1815 J. H. O'Bryan Ave. So Cool, 1804 J. H. O'Bryan Ave. Variety! Music, Memories & More, 1838 J. H. O'Bryan Ave. Wood-n-Wave Bicycles & Watersports, 2109 Dover Rd.

Boating & Camping Birdsville RV & Campground, 972 River Rd., Smithland, 69 sites. Crockett Frontiers Campground, 216 Maxwell St., 50 sites. Cumberland River Campground, 811 Jack Walker Rd., Tiline, 20 sites. Exit 31, RV Park, 708 Complex Dr., 32 sites. Green Turtle Bay Houseboat Rentals, 265 Nautical Dr. Lighthouse Landing Resort and Marina, 320 W. Commerce Ave.


Kentucky's Western Waterland U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Kentucky Lake: Birmingham Ferry/Smith Bay, Old Ferry Rd. W., off KY 453, 8 1/2 mi. S., 39 sites, ramp. Hillman Ferry, KY 453, 378 sites, trails, beach, outpost supply center, ramp. 5 min. S. of N. Welcome Center. U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Lake Barkley: Cravens Bay, off KY 453, 8 1/2 mi. S., 32 sites, ramp. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Lake Barkley: Canal, 2 mi. S. on KY 453, Old Ferry Rd. E., 110 sites, ramp. Eureka, 4 mi. on US 62W, 2 mi. S. on KY 810, W. on KY 1271, 23 sites.

Golf Deer Lakes Golf Course, 140 Deer Lakes Ln., Salem, 18 holes. Drake Creek Golf Course, 1 Torrey Pines Dr., Ledbetter, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Lighthouse Landing Sailing School, 320 W. Commerce Ave. Mantle Rock Nature Preserve, US 60 N. to Salem, KY 133N, 2 mi. past Joy on the left. 367 acres. 30 ft. high natural arch, numerous rock shelters & the only documented sandstone glade/savanna community in Ky. Exhibits on trail portray the hardships of Native Americans on the "Trail of Tears" in the winter of 1838-39.

Marion Pop. 3,039. Crittenden County seat. US 60 & US 641, 20 mi. from I-24 & W. Ky. Pkwy. Dry. Central Time.

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Points of Interest Amish Community, N. on KY 91, US 60 & Ford's Ferry Rd. Est. 1977. Active farms of Amish families, shops & roadside stands with crafts, produce & baked goods. Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum, 205 N. Walker St. More than 40,000 native mineral specimens, old mining equipment & photographs. Wed.-Sat. 10-3. Adm. $5. Cave in Rock Ferry, KY 91N. Crosses the Ohio River to Rt. 1 at Cave-in-Rock, IL. Daily 6 am-10 pm. Free. Crittenden County Historical Museum, 124 E. Bellville St. 1880s log cabin. Apr.-Oct. Wed.-Sat. 10-3. Free. Fohs Hall, 143 N. Walker St. Natl. Reg. Civic auditorium & community center, art gallery. Marion Bobcats Minor League Baseball, 101 Old Shady Grove Rd.

Gilbertsville/ Calvert City Gilbertsville: Marshall County. US 62 & US 641. Near Kentucky Dam Village State Resort, Ky. Lake & Ky. Dam. Dry. Central Time. Calvert City: Pop. 2,566. Marshall County. KY 95, US 62, NE. of Gilbertsville. Moist (Marshall Co. Dry). Central Time.

Special Events Back Roads Festival, Apr. Crittenden County Fair, last wk. July. Pumpkin Festival, Oct. US 60 Yard Sale, US 60, Oct. 4-6. Christmas in Marion Arts & Craft Show, Fohs Hall, Oct. 18.

Lodging Grace House Bed & Breakfast, 320 Sturgis Rd., 4 units. Honeysuckle Cottage, 4002 US 60E, 1 unit. Marion Inn, 2362 US 641S, 7 units. Royal Inn & Suites, 225 Sturgis Rd., 19 units. Wheelers Log Cabin, Highway 91 N.

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Airport Kentucky Dam Village Airport, US 62/641. General aviation. 4,100 ft. runway. Airport camping.

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H KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK

Restaurants The Front Porch Restaurant, 914 S. Main St. Just-A-Burg'R, 305 N. Main St. Marion Cafe, 102 S. Main St. Marion Pit Bar-B-Q, 728 S. Main St. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Bowtanicals Florist & Gifts, 202 S. Main St. Hodge's Sports & Apparel, 219 Sturgis Rd. Mystic Waters & Gardens, 4002 US 60E.

Boating & Camping Riverview Park, 4100 KY 387, 7 sites, ramp. Smithland Pool, Ohio River, ramp, fishing.

Golf & Tennis Marion Country Club, 651 S. Blackburn St., 9 holes, rest.

Outdoor Adventure Wing Haven Hunting Lodge, 15616 KY 120.

Call the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Road Report at 511 for road conditions. Emblems used in this guide are not ratings. H indicates an advertiser. n indicates a tourist information source.

On US 62/641 S. of Gilbertsville off I-24. Open year-round. 1,351 acres, 4,000 ft. paved, lighted airstrip. Courtesy car available. www. parks.ky.gov 270.362.4271, 800.325.0146. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Pool, beach, convention center, playgrounds, picnic shelters, planned recreation, stables, fishing, full service marina, ramps, open & covered slips, rental fishing, pontoon, ski & houseboats, hndcp. facilities. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Village Inn, 72 rooms; Village Green Lodge, 14 rooms. Restaurant, gift shop, meeting rooms, conference center. Cottages, 62 units, ranging from one-bedroom to threebedroom. Open year-round. 77


Camping: Open Apr.-Oct. 221 sites with util., tent camping, serv. bldgs., groc. (resv. available). Golf & Tennis: 18 holes, pro shop, rental clubs & carts; 1 court near lodge, 1 court near golf course. Golf packages available. Special Park Events: Eagle Watch Weekend, Jan. 12-13. Bison & Elk Lunch & Dinner, Feb. 23. Kentucky Dam Bridge Tournament, Mar. 1-2. Easter Lunch & Dinner, Mar. 31. Camper's Appreciation, Apr. 26-27. Mother's Day Lunch & Dinner, May 12. Arts & Crafts Show, May 24-26. Father's Day Lunch & Dinner, June 16. Fireworks & Old Fashioned Lunch & Dinner Cookout, July 4. Guys and Dolls Golf Tournament, Sept. 6-7. Frontiersman's Rendezous, Oct. 5. Chili Golf Scramble, Nov. 9. Stars & Stripes 5K, Nov. 9. Thanksgiving Lunch & Dinner, Nov. 28. Christmas with Santa & Frosty, Dec. 7.

Restaurants Harbor Lights Restaurant, Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Gilbertsville. Mama D's, 3885 US 62, Calvert City. Los Tres Amigos, 4560 US 62, Calvert City. Smokie’s Restaurant, 1310 SE. 5th Ave. Twistin 50s Cafe, 3924 US 62, Calvert City. Willow Pond Southern Catfish, I-24 exit 27, Calvert City. Familiar Food: I-24 exit 27, Calvert City, Arby's, ChinaWall, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Godfather's, KFC, McDonald's, O'Deli's, Subway, Waffle House.

Shopping & Entertainment Calvert Drive-In Theatre, 111 Drive-In Ln. KY Lake Motor Speedway, I-24 exit 27. Kentucky Lake Outdoor World, 163 Kennedy Ave., Calvert City. Kentucky Shores Entertainment Center, 6215 US 641N, Gilbertsville. Maggie's Jungle Golf, 7301 US 641N, Gilbertsville. Martha's Strawberry Fields Antiques & Collectibles, 6383 US 641N, Gilbertsville. Twin Lakes Antique Mall, 6953 US 641N, Gilbertsville.

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Boating & Camping Cypress Lakes RV Park, I-24 exit 27, Calvert City, 153 sites. Jet-A-Marina, 4616 US 62E, Calvert City. Kentucky Dam Marina, 466 Marina Dr., Gilbertsville. KOA Kentucky Lake/I-24/Paducah, US 62, Calvert City, 75 sites. Lazy Daz RV Park, 4237 Gilbertsville Hwy., Calvert City, 38 sites. The Moors Resort & Marina, Moors Camp Hwy., Gilbertsville.

Golf & Tennis Calvert City Country Club, 199 Country Club Ln., Calvert City, 18 holes.

H KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK GOLF COURSE US 641S, Gilbertsville. 18 hole par 72 regulation course. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available. www.parks. ky.gov 270.362.8658, 800.295.1877. See Ad, Page 4. Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, US 641S, Gilbertsville, 4 courts.

Benton One of the top fishing, water sport & recreation areas in the southeastern U.S. & the giant of all Kentucky waters. 2 1/2 times as large as Lake Barkley, the 2nd largest. Kentucky Lake, the largest in the TVA system, forms the entire eastern border of Marshall & Calloway Cos. & extends from within 20 mi. of the Illinois state line, through Kentucky & Tennessee. It is 184 mi. long, 1 1/4-2 1/2 mi. wide & has 2,380 mi. of shoreline.The surface area is over 160,000 acres. 2 giant embayments thrust into the adjoining counties, Jonathan Creek, N. of Aurora, & Blood River, E. of Murray. Kentucky Dam is on US 62/641Hazel Concord at Gilbertsville, 19 mi. SE. of Paducah. The dam across the Tennessee River, completed in 1944, is 208 ft. high, 8,422 ft. wide. Visitors Center, US 62/641, Gilbertsville. Mon.-Fri. 10-3. TVA.

Special Events State Park Events, see Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Gilbertsville. Ameribration Festival, Calvert City, July 4. Fireworks, The Moors Resort, Gilbertsville, July 4.

Lodging Azar's Lodge, 272 Captains Ln., Gilbertsville, 1 unit. Bel Air Motel, 7428 US 641N, Gilbertsville, 18 units. Cinderella Motel, 65 Park St., Gilbertsville, 10 units. Cloverleaf Inn, 2237 US 62, Gilbertsville, 22 units. Days Inn, 75 Campbell Dr., Calvert City, 69 units. Gingerwood Lodges, 6708 US 641N, Gilbertsville, 10 units. Inn by the Lake, I-24 exit 27, Gilbertsville, 75 units, rest. Ken-Bar Lodge, 7711 US 641N, Gilbertsville, 80 units, rest. Kentucky Dam Motel, 4020 US 62, Calvert City, 15 units.

H KENTUCKY DAM VILLAGE STATE RESORT PARK On US 62/641 S. of Gilbertsville off I-24 on Kentucky Lake. 72 room Village Inn, 14 room Village Green Lodge, convention center for 900, restaurant, pool, 62 cottages. Marina, campground, 18 hole golf course, horseback riding. www.parks.ky.gov 270.362.4271, 800.325.0146. See Ad, Page 4. Kentucky Lake Resort & RV Park, 59 Ky. Lake Resort Rd., Gilbertsville, 18 units, 35 sites. Magnolia Manor Resort, 422 Moors Rd., Gilbertsville, 8 units. The Moors Resort, 570 Moors Rd., Gilbertsville, 69 units, rest. Super 8, I-24 exit 27, Calvert City, 72 units. Wildflowers Farm Bed & Breakfast, 348 New Hope Rd., Calvert City, 3 units. 78

Pop. 4,349. Marshall County seat. Julian M. Carroll Purchase Pkwy., US 641, US 68 W. of Ky. Lake. Dry. Central Time.

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Special Events Benton Tater Day, 1st wknd. & Mon. Apr. Big Singing Day, Court House, 4th Sun. May. Marshall County A & I Fair, 1st wk. June. Pisgah Bay Drag Boat Races, June-Aug. Watermelon Bust, Marshall Co. High School, 1st Sat. Aug. Dickens’ Christmas, 2nd wknd, Dec.

Lodging Bee Spring Lodge, 573 Bee Spring Rd., 6 units. Benton Inn, 806 Main St., 22 units.

H BIG BEAR RESORT I-24 exit 25A, exit 47, left on US 68 7.5 mi., left on Big Bear Hwy. Luxury condos, rental units, campground, marina. Boat rental, fishing license, guides. Beach, pool, basketball, volleyball. stay@bigbearkentuckylake.com, www.bigbearkentuckylake.com 270.354.6414, 800.922.BEAR. Cedar Knob Resort, 1434 Cedar Knob Rd., 7 units. Comfort Inn, I-24 exit 25A, 55 units. Cozy Cove Waterfront Resort, 1917 Reed Rd., 16 units. Dinner Bell Cottages, 13444 US 68E, 5 units, rest. Hester's Resort & Marina, 350 Hesters Rd., 11 units. Hickory Hill Resort, US 68, 12 units. High Ridge Resort, 40 Ridge Loop, 4 units.

H KING CREEK RESORT & MARINA 972 King Creek Rd., I-24, exit 25. Lakeside resort with calm water off the main lake. 8 waterfront cottages, 50 campsites, camp store, shower house, playground, 2 free paddle boats & row boat. Full service marina, dock & boat rentals. www.fishinkentucky.com 270.493.0076.

H MALCOLM CREEK RESORT & MARINA US 68 to KY 58E, on Kentucky Lake. 8 cottages, 25 campsites with full hookups & a full-service marina. Shower house, boat rentals, boat slips, pool, camp store, playground. 325 Guthrie Dr., Benton, KY 42025 www.malcolmcreek.com 270.354.6496, 800.733.6713. Seven Creeks Bed & Breakfast, 3332 Brewers Hwy., 2 units.


Kentucky's Western Waterland Shawnee Bay Resort, 1297 Shawnee Bay Rd., 13 units. Southern Komfort Resort & Marina, 460 Southern Komfort Rd., 3 units, 140 sites. Sportsman's Anchor Resort & Marina, 12888 US 68E, 10 units. Sportsman’s Lodge, 12710 US 68E, at Jonathan Creek, 45 units. Whispering Oaks on Kentucky Lake, Big Bear Hwy., 11 units.

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Restaurants 4 Little Pigs Bar-B-Que, 100 Beachwood Ln. Bee Spring Grill, 573 Bee Spring Rd. Belew's Dairy Bar, 1446 Union Ridge Rd. Benton Drive-In, 1505 Main St. Cactus Jacks, 109 Carroll Dr. Catfish Kitchen, 136 Teal Run. Fast Eddie's II, 8492 US 68E. Habanero Mexican Grill, 244 US 68E. Hutchen's B-B-Q, 601 N. Main St. Los Portales Mexican Restaurant, 84 Commerce Blvd. Majestic Pizza & Steak House, 244 US 68E. Marquita's Place, 11728 US 68E. Parcell's Deli & Grille, 165 US 68E. Peking Chinese Restaurant, 83 N. Main St. Familiar Food: Benton, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Godfather's, Hardee's, KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Subway,Taco John's, Waffle House, Wendy's; Draffenville, Arby's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Hardee's, Mr. Gatti's, Ponderosa, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Antiques Et Cetera, 1026 Main St. Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden & Toyland Museum, 9351 US 68W. Fisherman's Headquarters, 2754 US 641N. Forgotten Past, 3390 US 68E. The Hodge Podge, 94 Main St. Kentucky Opry Show, 88 Chilton Ln. La Belle Maison, 809 Poplar St. Shop-O-Rama, 112 US 68E. Sydney's Gifts,1504 Main St.

Boating & Camping Bee Spring Lodge, 573 Bee Spring Rd., dock, 12 sites. Big Bear Resort & Marina, 30 Big Bear Resort Rd., 75 sites. Birmingham Point RV Park, 5295 Barge Island Rd., 70 sites.

US 68/KY 80. Open year-round. 1,800 acres. www.parks.ky.gov 270.474.2211, 800.325.0143. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Pool, picnic shelters, playgrounds, trails, marina, open & covered slips, ramp, rental, pontoons, fishing & ski boats, shuffleboard, planned recreation, handicapped facilities. Some facilities are seasonal. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 48 rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms, recreation room, gift shop. Cottages, 34 cottages from one-bedroom to three-bedroom. Open year-round. Camping: 90 sites with util., tent camping, serv. bldg., snacks. Seasonal (Resv. available). Golf & Tennis: 9 holes, rental clubs & carts; indoor tennis center & outdoor courts, Nov. 1-Mar.15, 9 am-10 pm. Special Park Events: Brunch with the Eagles River Cruise, Jan. 19. Lunch with the Eagles River Cruise, Jan. 19-21. Eagle Watch Weekend, Feb. 1-3. Easter Buffet & Egg Hunt, Mar. 31. Campers Appreciation, Apr. 26-28. Mother's Day Buffet, May 12. Independence Celebration, July. Hot August 5K, Aug. 17. Hot August Blues Festival, Aug. 22-24. Spooky Spooks, Oct. 26. Thanksgiving Buffet, Nov. 28. New Year's Party, Dec. 31.

Special Events State Park Events, see Kenlake State Resort Park. Aurora Country Festival, Aurora Community Park, Oct.

Lodging Aurora’s Kentucky Lake Cottages, 16918 US 68. Crossings Camp, 3043 Beal Rd., Hardin, 70 units. The Crow's Nest, 91 Jolly Roger Dr., 1 unit. Early American Motel, 16749 US 68E, 20 units. Fin 'N Feather Lodge, 16695 US 68E, 12 units.

H KENLAKE STATE RESORT PARK Lakeside Campground & Marina, 12363 US 68E, 98 sites. Lakewood Resort, US 68E, 100 sites. Malcolm Creek Resort & Marina, Big Bear Hwy., 40 sites. Town & Country Marina, 1426 Gardner Rd.

Golf Benton Golf & Country Club, 1830 Golf Course Rd., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge, 91 US 641N. 9,000 acres in Marshall, McCracken & Graves Cos. providing habitat for the conservation & protection of wildlife including white tail deer, turkey, migratory songbirds & waterfowl. Hunting, fishing, hiking, wildlife observation. Day use only. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services.

Aurora Marshall County. US 68 at KY 80, 8 mi. E. of Hardin, in the Jonathan Creek Embayment area. Access point for Land Between the Lakes. Dry. Central Time.

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US 68/KY 80 on Kentucky Lake. 48 room lodge, restaurant, pool, meeting space for 210, 34 cottages. Marina, campground, 9 hole golf course, indoor & outdoor tennis. www.parks.ky.gov 270.474.2211, 800.325.0143. See Ad, Page 4. Lakeland Resort, 16410 US 68E, 25 units. Tall Oaks Bay, 93 Honeybee Ln., Hardin, 1 unit.

Restaurants Aurora Landing, Kenlake State Resort Park. Brass Lantern Restaurant, 16593 US 68E. Four Seasons Restaurant, 4264 US 641, Hardin. Kaylee's Farmhouse Restaurant, 15649 US 68E. Willow Pond Southern Catfish, 16814 US 68E.

Shopping & Entertainment Baits-N-More, 15663 US 68E. Hitching Post & Old Country Store, 16474 US 68E. Twilight Cabaret Theatre, Kenlake State Resort Park. Silver Trail Distillery, US 68.

Boating & Camping Aurora Oaks RV Resort & Campground, US 68, 60 sites. Kenlake Marina, Kenlake State Resort Park, US 68/KY 80, rest.

Golf & Tennis Kenlake State Resort Park, US 68/KY 80. 9 holes.

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Sirloin Stockade Family Steak House, 932 S. 12th St. Tom's Grille, 1501 N. 12th St. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Backyard Burgers, Burger King, Captain D's, Cracker Barrel, Culver's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Hardee's, Huddle House, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Quizno's, Ryan's, Shogun, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Taco John's, Tumbleweed, Wendy's.

Murray Pop. 17,741. Calloway County seat, est. 1822. US 641, KY 94. Named No. 1 retirement area by Rand McNally Retirement Places Rated. Birthplace of Nathan B. Stubblefield who was the 1st to demonstrate the principles of radio in Murray in 1892. Wet (Calloway Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Murray Convention & Visitors Bureau, 201 S. 4th St., Murray, KY 42071. 270.759.2199, 800.651.1603.

Boating & Camping Holly Green RV Park, 102 Parks St., 35 sites. Sugar Creek Bay Marina, 159 Resort Rd. Water's Edge RV Park & Marina, 274 Tacklebox Ln., 55 sites.

Golf Miller Memorial Golf Course, KY 280, 18 holes. Murray Country Club, 2200 College Farm Rd., 18 holes. Oaks Country Club, 363 Oaks Country Club Rd., 18 holes. Sullivan's Par 3 Golf & Sports Center, 1647 N. 16th St., 18 holes.

New Concord Calloway County. KY 121 near Cypress Creek Bay, Kentucky Lake, on Ky.-Tenn. state line. Dry. Central Time.

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Points of Interest Curris Center, 314 Curris Center, student & conference center. Murray Art Guild, 500 N. 4th St. Murray State University, Chestnut St., 15 mi. W. of KY Lake on KY 94. Est. 1923. Enrolls 10,600. Playhouse in the Park, Gil Hopson Dr., community theatre housed in a 1907 train depot. Pogue Library, local & regional history. Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30. Regional Special Events Center, 205,000 sq. ft., meeting rooms, concert seating for 7,896. Wm. "Bill" Cherry Agricultural Exposition Center, 2101 College Farm Rd., 23,000 sq. ft. indoor arena. Rodeos, horse shows, livestock shows & sales, tractor & truck pulls, motocross. Wrather West Kentucky Museum, Murray State Univ. A history museum promoting understanding of social, cultural & economic development of W. Ky. & the Jackson Purchase. Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4, Sat. 10-1.

Murray Convention & Visitors Bureau, 201 S. 4th St., Murray, KY 42071. 270.759.2199, 800.651.1603.

Points of Interest Fort Heiman, Ft. Heiman Rd., off KY 121. 150 acre site of 1862 Confederate fort. Part of Fort Donelson National Battlefield. On Natl. Reg. Under development.

Lodging Belle's Country Cottages, 9 Lakeview Cabins Dr., 3 units. Cypress Springs Resort and Restaurant, 2740 Cypress Tr. Lakeview Cottages and Marina, 165 Lakeview Cabins Dr.

Boating & Camping Cypress Springs Resort Marina, 2740 Cypress Tr. Lakeview Marina & Cottages, 165 Lakeview Cabins Dr., 7 units, 21 sites. Lakeview RV Resort, 94 Lakeview Cabins Dr., 81 sites. Missing Hill Resort & Campground, 234 Dockway Ln., 7 units, 45 sites.

Special Events Murray/Calloway County Fair, June 10-14. Freedom Fest, Downtown, July. Ice Cream Festival, Chestnut Park, 1st wknd. Sept. Western Kentucky Highland Festival, Central Park, Oct. Hazel Celebration, Hazel, 1st Sat. Oct. Dickens Alley, 1st wknd. Dec.

Lodging America's Best Value Inn, 517 S. 12th St., 41 units. Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Paradise Resort, 1024 Paradise Dr. Baymont Inn & Suites, 1210 N. 12th St., 57 units. Best Western University Inn, 1503 N. 12th St., 72 units. Hampton Inn, 1415 Lowes Dr., 72 units. Holiday Inn Express, 1504 N. 12th St., 64 units. Irvin Cobb Resort, KY 732, 10 units. Kentucky Beach Resort, 270 Lynhurst Dr., 28 units. Magnolia Inn, 1202 S. 12th St., 70 units. Murray Plaza Lodge, 506 S. 12th St., 40 units. Paradise Resort, KY 972, 17 units.

Restaurants August Moon, 1550 Lowes Dr. Big Apple Cafe, 1005 Arcadia Cir. El Mariachi Loco, 406 N. 12th St. Gloria's World Village, 124 N. 15th St. HRH Dumplin's, 305 S. 12th St. Jasmine, 506 N. 12th St. Magnolia Tea Room, 306 Gilbert St., Hazel. Nick's Family Sports Pub, 614 N. 12th St. Pagliai's Pizza & Italian Restaurant, 970 Chestnut St. 80

Outdoor Adventure Beechy Creek Wildlife Management Area, off KY 444, 1 mi. E. of New Concord. 119 acres. Bottomland hardwoods, some fields. Prim. camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.


Kentucky's Western Waterland Sedalia Restaurant, 5593 KY 97, Sedalia. Wilma's Kountry Kitchen, 113 N. 12th St. Familiar Food: Arby's, Burger King, Captain D's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Hardee's, Huddle House, KFC, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Snappy Tomato, Sonic, Subway, Taco John's, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Henson Broom Shop & General Store, 1060 KY 348 E, Symsonia. Katie J's, 505 S. 6th St. The MayBerry Antique Mall, 114 W. Broadway. Vintage Depot, 119 W. Broadway.

Golf & Tennis Mayfield Graves Country Club, 1301 W. Broadway, 18 holes. Scott Thompson Tennis Center, Housman St., 6 lighted courts. South Highland Country Club, 3313 KY 303, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Kaler Bottoms Wildlife Management Area, between KY 131, KY 408 & Tim Owen Rd., 8 mi. NE of Mayfield. 1,843 acres. Handicap accessible. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Pop. 1,388. Hickman County seat, est. 1831. US 51 & KY 58, 9 mi. E. of Columbus-Belmont State Park & Mississippi River. Dry. Central Time.

Pop. 10,024. Graves County seat. Julian M. Carroll Purchase Pkwy., US 45, KY 80. Moist (Graves Co. Dry). Central Time.

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State Park Columbus-Belmont State Park

Points of Interest Edana Locus, 201 E. College St. 14 room home built in 1928, 7 acres of gardens & lawn. Houses Mayfield Tourism Commission.

Mayfield Ice House, 120 N. 8th St. Mayfield/Graves Co. Art Guild Gallery features 10 exhibits each year. Tues.- Fri. 10-4:30, Sat. 10-1. Free. Western Kentucky Museum, includes displays relating to the tobacco & early industries. Wooldridge Monuments, Maplewood Cemetery, US 45N & E. Lockridge St. 18 life-size statues of people & animals designed by & erected around the tomb of Henry G. Wooldridge in 1899 in a "strange procession that never moves."

Special Events Fancy Farm Picnic, St. Jerome Catholic Church, KY 80W, Fancy Farm, 1st Sat. Aug. Gourd Patch Festival, Mayfield Ice House, 3rd Sat. Sept.

Lodging CliAl Lodge, 8868 KY 131, 1 unit. The Lodge At Emerald Waters, 371 Straight Church Rd., 8 units. Southern Comfort Suites, 2376 KY 45N, 12 units. Super 8 Motel, KY 121N, 47 units. Wingfield Inn, 1101 Housman St.

Restaurants Carr's Steakhouse, 213 W. Broadway. Catfish Corner, 1930 KY 58E. Chow 45, 1102 KY 45N. Dinner Bell, 3429 State Route 45 N. Happy House Restaurant, 136 N. 8th St. Los Amigos Mexican Restaurante, 1102 Paris Rd. Majestic Family Restaurant, 700 S. 6th St. The Place Latin Grill, 115 S. 10th St.

W. of Clinton on KY 123 & US 58 on the Mississippi River at Columbus. 160 acres on bluff overlooking Mississippi. Most facilities are seasonal. Park Features: Civil War site occupied by Confederate & Union forces, huge anchor & chain that were strung across river to stop Union, & 7,500 lb. cannon. Museum with Civil War, local & C.C.C. artifacts & exhibits, admission. May-Sept., 9-5 daily, wknds. only Apr. & Oct, closed Nov.-Mar. Mini-golf, picnic shelter, playground, snack bar, gift shop, hiking trails, activity center (by reservation). Camping: 38 sites. Year-round. (Resv. available). Special Park Events: Camper Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-28. Un-BOO-lievable Weekend, Oct. 25-27.

Points of Interest Great River Road, US 51, KY 58, 123 & 239.A 3,000 mi.marked scenic route along the Mississippi River passing through four Ky. counties. Hickman County Historical & Genealogical House, 101 Clay St., Wed. & Sat. 1-4. Free. Hickman County Museum, 221 E. Clay St. Wed. & Sat. 1-4. Adm. $1.

Special Events Hickman County Spring Chicken Festival, Apr. Hickman County Fair, last wk. July.

Lodging The Cabin at Bellewoode, 928 Sr. 2206. Shepherds Inn Bed and Breakfast, 416 N. Washington St.

Restaurants Grogan's Barbecue, 211 S. Washington St. Kountry Cafe, 105 N. Washington St. Nicky's B-B-Q, 3243 US 51N. Pizza Pro, 162 Kimbro Ln. Ruby Faye's Bar-B-Que, 155 US 51S.

Golf Oak Hill Recreation Association, 1125 US 51N, 9 holes. 81


Outdoor Adventure Obion Creek Wildlife Management Area, W. of KY 307 at Obion Creek Bridge. 4,258 acres. Bottomland hardwood swamp. No developed access. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

The Olde House, 1205 Johnson Ln. WarrenThomas Black History Museum, 106 Moulton Ave. Housed in the former Thomas Chapel CME Church, built in 1890 by ex-slaves.

Special Events Hickman Pecan Festival, Sept.

Fulton Pop. 2,445. Hickman County. US 45, US 51, Julian M. Carroll Pkwy., Tenn. state line. Wet. Central Time.

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Airport Fulton Airport, 1697 KY 2149. General aviation. 2,700 ft runway.

Special Events July 4th Celebration, Pontotoc Station Park, July 4. Fulton Banana Festival, Sept.13- 20. X-mas Cards in the Park, Nov. 28-Jan. 1.

Lodging Derby Motel, 200 W. Highland Dr., 7 units. Guest Inn, 1000 Holiday Ln., 80 units. Kingsway Motel, 806 W. Highland Dr., 22 units. Oaklawn Cottage, 794 Clark Rd.

Restaurants Keg Bar & Grill, 444 Lake St. La Cabana, 200 Lake St. Smoke House Restaurant, 906 Redbud Ln. Familiar Food: Domino's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Wendy's.

Hickman Pop. 2,395. Fulton County seat, est. 1837. KY 94, 18 mi. W. of Julian M. Carroll Purchase Pkwy. on the Mississippi River. Wet. Central Time.

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Restaurants Broadway Pizza, 111 Broadway. Hub's Restaurant, 1802 S. 7th St. Little General, 1900 S. 7th St.

Shopping & Entertainment Black's Pecan, 1302 Moscow Ave. Kentucky Kernel Pecans, 606 Moscow Ave.

Golf Hickman Country Club, 2779 KY 125, 9 holes.

Lake Reelfoot Lake 70 sq. mi., 18,000 acre lake, at Ky.-Tenn. border created by 7 earthquakes in 1811-12, the largest ever recorded in North America, during which the Mississippi River ran backwards & formed the lake, popular for ďŹ&#x201A;atboat fishing. Madrid Bend, land totally separated from Ky. by the Mississippi horseshoe bend. Highway access through Tenn. only.

Points of Interest Carnegie Library Museum & Visitor Center, 312 Main St. Dorena-Hickman Ferry, off KY 94. Ferry crosses the Mississippi River from Hickman to Dorena, MO. Daily except Christmas. Summer 7 am-6:30 pm, winter 7-5:30. Fare $14-$42. Great River Road, KY 125 & KY 239. A 3,000 mi. marked scenic route along the Mississippi River passing through four Ky. counties. Memorial Park, 808 Moscow Ave. Magnolia Bluff pavilion overlook, Veterans Memorial Monument & chapel. 82

Paducah Pop. 25,024. McCracken County seat, est. 1827. I-24 (Henry Ward Hwy.), US 45, US 60 & US 62, on the Ohio River. N. of Kentucky & Barkley Lakes. Trading center of the Purchase area. Wet. Central Time.

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Kentucky's Western Waterland n WHITEHAVEN WELCOME CENTER Kentucky Welcome Center, I-24 exit 7, US 45. Whitehaven mansion, c. 1860. Lobby open 24 hours. Information desk staffed Mon.-Sat. 8-4:30. Free tours Mon.-Sat. 1-4 pm on the half hour. Group tours by appt. Hndcp. acc.. For Kentucky travel information call 270.554.2077 or 800.225.TRIP. www.kentuckytourism.com.

Airport Barkley Regional Airport, 2901 Fisher Rd. & US 60, 5 mi. W. Commercial airport. 1 airline. 6,500 ft. & 5,500 ft. runways. Daily United Express round-trip flights to Chicago.

Points of Interest Bluegrass Downs, I-24 exit 4. Live harness racing June 7-July 7. Simulcasting year-round. Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Ave. Regional performing arts center. Hosts Broadway hits, theatre, dance & big name entertainers. Historic Monuments, Alben W. Barkley Monument, 28th & Jefferson Sts., Chief Paduke Statue, 19th & Jefferson Sts., Irvin S. Cobb Memorial, Oak Grove Cemetery, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Wacinton, Bob Noble Park. Julian M. Carroll Convention Center, 415 Park Ave. 51,000 sq. ft. of meeting & exhibit space overlooking the Ohio River. Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum, 631 Kentucky Ave. Exhibits in 1852 home of Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, CSA, highlight W. Ky.'s role in the Civil War. Apr.-Nov. Tues.-Sat. noon-4. $5. Lower Town Arts District, 3rd St. to 9th St., Jefferson St. to Park Ave. Studios & galleries of resident artists who have relocated to this historic neighborhood from all areas of the U.S. Maiden Alley Cinema and Gallery, 112 Maiden Alley Market House Theatre, 132 Market House Sq. 15-20 productions per season. The National Quilt Museum, 215 Jefferson St. Over 27,000 sq. ft. of rotating exhibits of quilts & fiber art. Collection of stained glass window art. Gift shop. Year-round Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Mar.-Nov. Sun. 1-5 pm. Adm. $11. Noble Park, 28th St. & Park Ave. 150 acres, large woodcarving of Wacinton by Peter Wolf Toth, fishing lake, pool, tennis, picnicking, nature trail, playgrounds, basketball, ball fields, bandstand, fitness trail, lake, amphitheatre, greenway trail & skate park. Purple Toad Winery, 4275 Old U.S. Hwy. 45. Paducah City Hall, 300 S. 5th St. (1964). Acclaimed design by Edward Durell Stone (1902-78). Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30. Visitors welcome. Paducah International Raceway, 4445 Shemwell Lane (I-24 exit 11). Paducah Expo Center, 415 Park Ave. 61,000 sq. ft. convention center, nearly 40,000 sq. ft of exhibit space.

Paducah Railroad Museum, 200 Washington St. Contains displays of railroad equipment & memorabilia & model trains. Wed.-Fri. 12-4, Sat. 10-4. Adm. $5 Adults, Children (12 and under) $2. Paducah - Wall to Wall, Water St. Paducah history told through floodwall murals by internationally known artist Robert Dafford.

H RIVER DISCOVERY CENTER 117 S. Water St. Interactive exhibits tell the story of the Four Rivers Region, 15 min. film, pilothouse simulator. Mon.-Sat. 9:30-5, Apr.Nov. Sun. 1-5. Adm. $7, seniors $6, under 12 $5. Gift shop. www. riverdiscoverycenter.org 270.575.9958. Steam Locomotive No. 1518, Kentucky & S. Water Sts. The last "Iron Horse" owned by the Illinois Central Railroad. William Clark Market House Museum, 121 S. 2nd St., Market House Sq. Contains complete 1870s drug store, Civil War, rotating local history exhibits. 1st Sat. Mar.-Dec. 15. Mon.-Sat. noon-4. Adm. $4. Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway. Changing exhibits of work by regional, Kentucky, national & international artists.Tues.-Sat. 10-4.

Special Events Second Saturday Gallery Walk, 2nd Sat. each mo. Dogwood Trail Celebration, April (When Dogwoods Bloom). American Quilter's Society Quilt Week, Apr. 23-26.

Artistic Movement Home of The National Quilt Museum, Paducah’s creative culture will move you.

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Lower Town Art & Music Festival, Lower Town, May 16-17. Street Rods in the Park, May 31-June 2. McCracken County Fair, June 23-28. Bluegrass Downs Live Harness Racing, June - July. Independence Day Celebration, Ohio Riverfront, July 4. Emancipation Proclamation Celebration, Aug. 8. Paducah 48 Hour Film Project, Aug. 8-10. Labor Day Celebration, Sept. 1. Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show, Carson Park, Sept. 18-20. Dragon Boat Festival, Sept. 20. Barbeque on the River & Market Days, Sept. 25-27. River's Edge International Film Festival, Nov. 6-9. Christmas in Paducah, late Nov.-Dec.

Boating & Camping Duck Creek RV Park, I-24 exit 11, 99 sites. Fern Lake Campground, I-24 exit 3, 70 sites. Victory RV Park & Campground, I-24 exit 11, 39 sites.

Golf & Tennis The Golf Complex, 5980 US 60W, driving range. Midtown Golf Course, 12th & Adams Sts., 9 holes. Noble Park, Park Ave., 6 lighted courts. Paul Rowton Indoor Tennis Center, 5705 Old US 60W, 6 indoor courts. Paxton Park Golf Course, 841 Berger Rd., 18 holes. West Kentucky Community & Technical College, 4810 Alben Barkley Dr., 6 lighted courts.

Lodging 1857 Bed & Breakfast, 127 Market House Sq., 2 units. America's Best Value Inn, I-24 exit 3, 41 units. Auburn Place Hotel & Suites, I-24 exit 4, 77 units. Baymont Inn, I-24 exit 3, 77 units. Best Western Paducah Inn, I-24 exit 11, 49 units. Budget Inn, 2701 H.C. Mathis Dr., 52 units. Candlewood Suites, I-24 exit 4, 85 units. Comfort Inn, I-24 exit 3, 66 units. Comfort Suites, I-24 exit 4, 60 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-24 exit 4, 60 units. Courtyard by Marriott, I-24 exit 4, 100 units. Days Inn, I-24 exit 4, 122 units. Deluxe Inn, 1234 Broadway, 57 units. Drury Inn, I-24 exit 4, 118 units. Drury Suites, I-24 exit 4, 142 units. EconoLodge, I-24 exit 3, 40 units. The Egg & I Bed & Breakfast, 335 N. 6th St., 2 units. Escape Bed & Breakfast, 414 Ashcraft Ave., 3 units. Fairfield Inn & Suites, I-24 exit 4, 82 units. Fox Briar Inn at RiverPlace, 100-116 Broadway, 10 units. Hampton Inn & Suites, I-24 exit 4, 108 units. Hickory House Inn, 2504 Bridge St., 34 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-24 exit 4, 85 units. Mavhouse B&B, 334 N. 8th St., 2 units. Motel 6, I-24 exit 4, 80 units. Paducah Harbor Plaza, 201 Broadway, 4 units. Pear Tree Inn, I-24 exit 4, 60 units. Pinecone Art Studio Bed & Breakfast, 421 N. 7th St., 1 unit. Residence Inn, I-24 exit 4, 74 units. Super 8, I-24 exit 4, 88 units. Thrifty Inn, I-24 exit 4, 125 units. Travelers Inn & Suites, I-24 exit 7, 33 units. Westowne Inn, I-24 exit 4, 44 units.

Outdoor Adventure Greenway Trail, 157 Stuart Nelson Park Rd. or 2915 Park Ave. 1.75 mi. trail for walking & biking. Metropolis Lake State Nature Preserve, off KY 996. Natural lake ringed with bald cypress & swamp tupelo. 5 species of rare fish, beaver, wintering place for bald eagles. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Paducah Shooters Paintball Field, 3919 Cairo Rd. West Kentucky Wildlife Management Area, I-24 exit 4, 7 mi. W. on US 60, 3.6 mi. N. on KY 996, 2.6 mi. W. on KY 358. 6,560 acres. 7 fishing ponds, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding on designated trails. Site of International Quail Championship Field Trial. Hndcp. acc. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Bardwell Pop. 723. Carlisle County seat. US 62, 20 mi. W. of Paducah, US 51/62 9 mi. S. of Wickliffe. Dry. Central Time.

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Points of Interest Great River Road, US 51, KY 58, 123 & 239.A 3,000 mi.marked scenic route along the Mississippi River passing through four Ky. counties.

Restaurants Backwoods BBQ, I-24 exit 4. Cynthia's Ristorante, 125 Market House Sq. Doe's Eat Place, 136 Broadway. Flamingo Row, 2640 Perkins Creek Rd. The Holman House Cafeteria, 3333 S. Irvin Cobb Dr. House of Grace, 2620 Jackson St. Jasmine, 451 Jordan Dr., Ste. K. JPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bar and Grill, 119 Market House Sq. Kirchhoff's Bakery & Deli, 118 Market House Sq. Martin Fierro Argentinean Grill, 314 Broadway. Max's Brick Oven Cafe, 112 Market House Sq. The Pasta House Company, 451 Jordan Dr. Ristorante di Fratelli, 211 Broadway. Shandies, 202 Broadway. Starnes Bar-B-Q, 1008 Joe Clifton Dr. Tokyo Hibachi, 3535 James Sanders Blvd. Tribeca Mexican Cuisine, 127 Market House Sq. Whaler's Catch Restaurant, 123 N. 2nd St. Familiar Food: I-24 exit 4, Applebee's, Bob Evans, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Logan's Roadhouse, O'Charley's, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Pizza Hut, Rafferty's, Red Lobster, Ryan's, Steak N Shake, TGI Friday's; I-24 exit 7, Arby's, Burger King, Hardee's, KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment American Harvest Antiques, 632 N. 6th St. Anthony Barnes Antiques, 111 Market House Sq. Bebe's Artisan Market, 107 Market House Sq. Bryerpatch Studio, 502 N. 5th St. Choate's Gift Shop, 1939 Kentucky Ave. Cinemark, Kentucky Oaks Mall. Fleur de Lis Antiques & Collectibles, 219 Kentucky Ave. Gander Mountain, 3240 James Sanders Blvd. Glisson Winery Tasting Room, 126 Market House Sq. Hancock's of Paducah, 3841 Hinkleville Rd. Hooper's Outdoor Center, 219 Broadway. Kentucky Oaks Mall, I-24 exit 4. Maiden Alley Cinema, 112 Maiden Alley. Paducah International Raceway, 4445 Shemwell Ln. PAPA Gallery, 124 Broadway. Purple Toad Winery, 4275 US 45S. Quilt in a Day, 119 N. 4th St.

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Special Events BBQ Cookoff, June. Carlisle County Fair, Aug.

Restaurants 51 Grill, 464 US 51N. Prince Pit BBQ, 100 Elm St.

Golf Dogwood Hills Golf Club, 6805 US 62, Cunningham, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Doug Travis Wildlife Management Area, KY 123, Berkley, 7 mi. S. of Bardwell. 4,141 acres. Bottom land, hardwood forest, cypress sloughs, moist-soil units & crop land. Fishing, hunting (except for waterfowl on certain portions). Some areas closed Nov. 1-Mar. 15. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Westvaco Wildlife Management Area, S. on KY 123, W. on CR 1313. Habitat for ducks & geese along the Mississippi Flyway. Deer,


Kentucky's Western Waterland turkey, squirrel, raccoon, dove, wintering waterfowl. Hiking, bird watching. Driving tour brochure. Winford Wildlife Management Area, 6 mi. NW. of Bardwell on US 62, Carlisle Co. 258 acres. Fishing. No roads or trails. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Wickliffe Pop. 688. Ballard County seat. US 51/US 62 & US 60, at the conďŹ&#x201A;uence of the Mississippi & Ohio Rivers. Ballard Co. is on the Mississippi Flyway & is famous for its excellent goose hunting. Dry. Central Time.

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Special Events Bandana Day, Bandana, Apr. Doo Wop Days Festival, May. Ballard County Fair, La Center, July. Barlow Day, Barlow, Sept. Wickliffe Harvest Festival, Sept. La Center Day, La Center, Oct.

Lodging Grassy Lake Lodge, 2957 Barlow Rd. Hillbilly Ridge Bed & Breakfast, 320 Martin Rd., 3 units. La Center Motel, 474 W. Kentucky Dr., La Center, 28 units. Wickliffe Motel, 520 N. 4th St., 18 units.

Restaurants Betty's, 362 Broadway, Barlow. Blue Grass Restaurant, 143 W. Kentucky Dr., La Center. Hillbilly Cafe, 461 Court St. Leigh's Barbecue, 9405 US 60W, Kevil. The Wagon Wheel, 218 Green St.

Shopping & Entertainment Indian Hills Trading Post, 101 Green St.

Golf Ballard County Country Club, KY 802, La Center, 18 holes. Silos Golf & Country Club, 11435 KY 286S, Kevil, 18 holes.

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94 Green St. Archaeological site of prehistoric Mississippian mound culture. Park Features: Trail, gift shop & picnic area. Museum displaying excavation & artifacts. Open 9-4:30 (days vary with season). Closed Dec.-Feb. Adm. $5. Special Park Events: Family Fun Archaeology Day & Woods Walk, June 8.

Ballard Wildlife Management Area, 30 mi. W. of Paducah, 15 mi. N. of Barlow. US 60 to La Center, 6 mi. N. on KY 358, left on KY 1105 through Bandana, right on KY 473 4 mi. to Wildlife Lodge Rd. 8,024 acres on the Ohio River. Nesting & wintering area for bald eagles. Fishing, hunting, prim. camping. Open Mar. 16-Oct. 14. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Boatwright Wildlife Management Area, 8,398 acres in 9 units. Peal Unit, 4 mi. W. of Barlow on Mounds City Landing Rd. 1,724 acres. Mitchell Unit, 1 mi. W. of Wickliffe on US 60. Upper Blenderman Unit, 4 mi. W. of Barlow on Mounds City Landing Rd. Swan Lake Unit, 6 mi. NW. of Wickliffe on US 51/60. 2,200 acres. 11 lakes. Waterfowl, dove, wintering bald eagles, ring-billed & herring gulls, double-crested cormorants. Fishing, boating. Closed Oct. 15-Mar. 15. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Drake Lake Archery Range, 8225 Conway Rd., Kevil.

Points of Interest Barlow House Museum, US 60W, Barlow.Turn of the century country Victorian house, c. 1903. Fully furnished with family furnishings & memorabilia. Mon., Fri. & 2nd & 4th Sun. 1-4. Adm. $3. Ft. Jefferson Memorial Cross, US 51S. 95 ft. cross on the site of George Rogers Clark's last outpost at the conďŹ&#x201A;uence of the Mississippi & Ohio Rivers.

Call the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Road Report at 511 for road conditions.

Great River Road, US 51/US 62. A 3,000 mi. marked scenic route along the Mississippi River passing through four Ky. counties.

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Kentucky Folk Art Center, 102 W. 1st St. Kentucky's only folk art museum. Visit the museum store. Open Mon.-Sat. 9-5. Free admission. www.kyfolkart. org 606.783.2204. Minor E. Clark State Fish Hatchery, KY 801, 4.5 mi. S. of I-64 exit 133, 2 mi. S. of US 60, 8 mi. W. of Morehead, below Cave Run Lake dam. Among the largest warm water hatcheries, 300 acres, 100 ponds, display pool. Mon.-Fri. 7-3 year-round. Free.

H MOREHEAD CONFERENCE CENTER State of the art facility located in downtown Morehead. The 32,000 square foot facility hosts trade shows, weddings, meetings, conventions, trainings and more. www.moreheadtourism.com, 855.270.8733 Morehead State University, 150 University Blvd. Est. 1887, 500 acre campus. Enrolls 10,500. MSU Appalachian Collection, 5th ďŹ&#x201A;oor, Camden-Carroll Library Tower. Books, periodicals, genealogical materials. Special collections of Roger Barbour, James Still & Jesse Stuart. MSU Farm Complex & Arena, KY 25 MSU Farm Dr. Rowan County Arts Center, 205 E. Main St. Former Rowan Co. Courthouse. Mon.-Fri. 10-4. Eagle Trace Golf Course, located off exit 133, public course, open 7 days a week, 606.783.9073.

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Morehead Pop. 6,845. Rowan County seat, est. 1856. US 60, I-64. Northernmost city in Daniel Boone Natl. Forest, NE. of Cave Run Lake. Wet (Rowan Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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n MOREHEAD TOURISM COMMISSION Home to Cave Run Lake, Morehead State University, Eagle Trace Golf Course and more. Find your hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, antique shopping and boating adventures. Tourist information at 111 E. 1st St. www.moreheadtourism.com. 855.270.8733 See Ad.

Airport Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A. Thomas Regional Airport, 1800 Rodney Hitch Blvd., Farmers. 5,500 ft. runway. General aviation.

National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest, The U.S. Forest Service maintains 700,000 acres of beautiful timberland in portions of 21 eastern Kentucky counties stretching from Morehead in the N. to the Tennessee border in the SE. There are nearly 500 mi. of trails & over 800 mi. of roads under the Forest Service's jurisdiction. Among the numerous recreational facilities available are campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps & beaches. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest links many of the forest's developed recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Areas: Billy Branch Picnic Ground, KY 801, picnicking, fishing. Boat Gunnel Picnic Ground, KY 801, picnicking, shelter, grill, shoreline trail, wildlife habitat interpretive trail. Lakeview Vista, KY 801, observation area overlooking lake. Muskie Bend Fishing Point, KY 801, shoreline trail, fishing. Shallow Flats Wildlife Viewing Area, KY 801. Wetland area with observation deck, interpretive trail. Original restoration site for Canada Geese on Cave Run Lake. Hndcp. access. Windy Bay Fishing Point, KY 801, shoreline trail, fishing.

Lake Cave Run Lake, I-64 exit 133, S. on KY 801. 8,270 acre lake extends into Bath, Rowan, Morgan & Menifee Cos. & lies within the Daniel Boone National Forest. 10 ramps, 2 marinas, 5 campgrounds, boating, swimming, picnicking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ATV & hiking trails, fishing (bass, bluegill, crappie, muskie). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation facilities at the dam, other recreation areas operated by the U.S. Forest Service. Cave Run Dam is on the Licking River, KY 826 off KY 801, Farmers, Ky. Cave Run Lake Visitor Center, KY 801, 2 mi. S. of US 60. Exhibits, audio/visual presentations, lake information. Open Mon.-Fri. yearround. U.S. Forest Service.

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Morehead Antique Market, Morehead Conference Center, Mar. 2-3. A Day in the Country & Arts & Crafts Fair, Morehead Conference Center & 1st St., June. Rowan County Fair, Aug. Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Poppy Mountain, Sept. 17-21. Morehead Arts & Eats Festival, Main St., Sept. Cave Run Storytelling Festival, Twin Knobs Campground, Sept. Morehead State University Homecoming, Oct. Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, MSU Laughlin Fieldhouse, Dec. Hometown Holiday, Downtown, Dec.

Lodging Cave Run Cabins & Brownwood Bed & Breakfast, 46 Carey Cemetery Rd., 7 units. Cave Run Lodging, 1190 KY 801S, 9 units. Comfort Inn & Suites, I-64 exit 133, 60 units. Days Inn, I-64 exit 137, 45 units. Hampton Inn, I-64 exit 137, 64 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-64 exit 137, 50 units. Mountain Lodge, I-64 exit 137, 25 units. Quality Inn, I-64 exit 137, 45 units. Super 8, I-64 exit 137, 45 units.

Restaurants All Seasons Cafe, 134 E. Main St. China Cafe, 228 W. Main St. China Star, 1340 Flemingsburg Rd. Fuzzy Duck Coffee Shop, 159 E. Main St. La Finca Mexican Restaurant, 234 E. Main St. Melini Cucina Italian Ristorante, 608 E. Main St. Mi Monterrey, 212 Morehead Plaza. Reno's Roadhouse, 240 Kroger Ctr. Yamato Steak House, 125 Flemingsburg Rd. Familiar Food: Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Hardee's, Huddle House, Jimmy John's, KFC, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Pasquale's, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Calico Patch Quilt Shop, 155 Bluebank Rd. CCC Trail Vineyard, 3939 CCC Trail. Crash's Landing, 1170 KY 801S. Daddy's Daughters, Main St. Morehead Cinemas, 200 Newtowne Sq. The Old School House Antique & Craft Mall, 82 Old US 60. The Villa, 1390 Flemingsburg Rd. Vintage Village, 102 W. Main St.

Boating & Camping Cave Run Marinas Scott Creek Marina, 4325 KY 801S. Poppy Mountain Campground, 3715 US 60E, 1,000 sites. U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Cave Run Lake: Claylick Boat-In Campground, S. of US 60, KY 801 to KY 1274, access by boat only, 20 prim. sites, fishing. Twin Knobs Group Use Area, KY 801, S. of US 60. East Group Use Area, camping, dock, fishing. Tent Group Use Area, fishing. West Group Use Area, day use only. Twin Knobs Recreation Area, I-64 exit 133, 14 mi. S. on KY 801, 216 sites, ramp, fishing, beach, trails.

Golf Eagle Trace Golf Course, KY 801. Morehead State University's 18 hole course.

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Mt. Sterling Pop. 6,995. Montgomery County seat, est. 1792. US 60 & US 460, I-64, E. of Lexington. Wet (Montgomery Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Airport Mt. Sterling/Montgomery County Airport, US 60, 2 mi. W. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Ascension Episcopal Church, 48 W. High St. Built in 1878, noted for walnut tracery. Bell House, 51 N. Maysville St. 1815 house built by William Bell, later used as county jail & jailer's quarters. Gateway Regional Arts Center, 101 E. Main St. Housed in 1883 Gothic church. Art exhibits & performing arts. Tues.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 11:30-4:30. Machpelah Cemetery, E. Main St. Many unique hand-carved monuments, many pre-Civil War. Montgomery County History Museum, 36 Broadway St. Starting point for downtown walking tours. Tues.-Sat. 10-2. Ruth Hunt Candy Factory, 550 N. Maysville Rd, Mt. Sterling. Be sure to take a tour of the Ruth Hunt Candy factory-the official candy of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby®.

Special Events Cruise-In Car Show, Downtown, 1st Sat. May-Sept. Montgomery County Fair, Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds, July/Aug.

H SMALLTOWN AMERICA FESTIVAL Historic downtown, Sat. Aug 8-16. A weekend of fun activities for the entire family. Features a 5K race, talent show, arts & crafts festival, recreation bowl & car show. www.mtsterlingtourism.com 859.498.8732, 866.415.7439. See Ad, Page 7. Boo Fest, Easy Walker Park, Oct. Apple Butter Day, Bramble Ridge Orchard, Oct. 11.

H OCTOBER COURT DAYS KY's oldest festival with handmade crafts, collectibles, tools, clothing, sorghum, a variety of foods & more. A 200+ year old tradition bringing thousands into downtown Mt. Sterling for this annual 4 day event. Oct. 17-20. First Fri. art opening and reception - every first Fri. of the month. www.mtsterlingtourism.com, mtourism@mis.net 866.415.7439. See Ad, Page 7. Mt. Sterling Merchants Christmas Open House, Nov. Christmas in the Park, Easy Walker Park, Nov.-Dec.

Lodging Budget Inn, I-64 exit 110, 31 units. Days Inn, I-64 exit 110, 83 units. Fairfield Inn, I-64 exit 110, 61 units. Ramada Limited, I-64 exit 110, 69 units.

Restaurants Berryman's Tastee Treat, 305 E. Main St. Cattleman's Roadhouse, 304 Silver Lake Dr. China Wok, 880 Indian Mound Dr. Jerry's Restaurant, 706 Maysville Rd. El Camino Real Mexican Restaurant, 186 Evans Ave. Hanner's, 102 W. Main St. Los Rodeos, 932 India Mound Dr. Melini Cucina Italian Ristorante, 908 Indian Mound Dr. Terry & Kathy's on Main, 2 E. Main St. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Giovanni's, Hardee's, Huddle House, Jerry's, KFC, Krystal, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Quizno's, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Bob's Music World, 6 W. Main St. Bramble Ridge Orchard, 2726 Osborne Rd. Judy Drive-In Theatre, 4078 Maysville Rd. Nanna's Primitives, 115 Locust St. Oopsie Daisies, 2 W. Main St. Robert's Antiques, 37 S. Maysville St. Rudy's Wholesale, 114 Locust St. Ruth Hunt Candies, 550 N. Maysville St. Special Occasions, 1358 Indian Mound Dr. Stella on Main, 114 W. Main St. Sterling Lanes/Tenth Frame Cinema, 930 Camargo Rd. Sterling Thimble Quilt Shop, 5060 Maysville Rd. Two Sisters Pumpkin Patch, 5000 Van Thompson Rd. Early Times Antiques and More, 31 S. Maysville St. Two Sisters Unlimited Outlet Mall, 4017 Old Owingsville Rd.

Cave Run Lake may be known as the muskie capital of the South, but fishing is just one adventure waiting here. The lake also welcomes boaters and the nearby Licking River provides a scenic backdrop for a day of paddle-boating or canoing. Looking for an adventure out of the water? The beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest, which surrounds the lake, is filled with trails suited for day hikers, backpackers, horseback riders and mountain bikers.

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Golf & Tennis City Pool Park, 895 Indian Mound Dr., 2 courts. Easy Walker Park, Osborne Dr., 6 lighted courts. Mt. Sterling Golf & Country Club, 1223 Camargo Rd., 18 holes, rest. Old Silo Golf Course, 350 Silver Lake Rd., 18 holes, rest.

Owingsville/Salt Lick Owingsville: Pop. 1,530. Bath County seat. US 60, 2 mi. N. of I-64 on KY 36. Dry. Eastern Time. Salt Lick: Pop. 303. Bath County. US 60, 7 mi. E. of Owingsville, 10 mi. W. of Morehead. Dry. Eastern Time.

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National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest The U.S. Forest Service maintains 700,000 acres of beautiful timberland in portions of 21 eastern Kentucky counties stretching from Morehead in the N. to the Tennessee border in the SE. There are nearly 500 mi. of trails & over 800 mi. of roads under the Forest Service's jurisdiction. Among the numerous recreational facilities available are campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps & beaches. Pioneer Weapons Hunting Area, KY 211S to FS 129. 7,731 acres in Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. 26 mi. hiking, biking, horseback riding trails, hunting with primitive weapons only. U.S. Forest Service. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest links many of the forest's developed recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief.

Lake Cave Run Lake I-64 exit 123, E. on US 60, S. on KY 211. 8,270 acre lake extends into Bath, Rowan, Morgan & Menifee Cos. & lies within the Daniel Boone National Forest. 10 ramps, 2 marinas, 5 campgrounds, boating, swimming, picnicking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ATV & hiking trails, fishing (bass, bluegill, crappie, muskie). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation facilities at the dam, other recreation areas operated by the U.S. Forest Service.

Points of Interest Bourbon Iron Furnace, KY 36, 2 mi. S. of Owingsville. First iron furnace W. of the Alleghenies, built in 1793. Clear Creek Furnace, FS 129, 5 mi. S. of Salt Lick. Bath Co. monument to 1800s mining days. Owings House, 49 W. Main St., Owingsville. Federal style mansion built by Col. Thomas Deye Owings, for whom the town was named. Now houses the Owingsville Banking Company.

Special Events Bath County Farmers Market, I-64 exit 123, Owingsville, May-Oct. Tues., Fri. & Sat. May Day, Owingsville, 2nd Sat. May. Owingsville Lions Club Horse Show, Lions Club Park, Owingsville, July 2-4.

Lodging Journey's End Lodge, 999 Carrington Dr., Salt Lick. 15 units.

Restaurants Mi Monterrey Mexican Restaurant, 53 Miller Dr., Owingsville. Greene's Restaurant, 9362 US 60, Salt Lick. Midland Grocery & Frostee Freeze, 11295 US 60E, Salt Lick. Familiar Food: Owingsville, Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Bath County Florist, 37 S. Court St., Owingsville. Bluegrass Raceway Park, 674 Wells Rd., Owingsville. Debbie's Music Show House, 8137 US 60, Salt Lick. Hung Up on Country, 8524 US 60E, Salt Lick. Kentucky Market Pavilion, 2914 US 60E. Lighthouse Candles, 341 Cave Run Lake Rd., Salt Lick.

Boating & Camping Outpost RV Park & Campground, 340 Cave Run Lake Rd., Salt Lick, 100 sites. 606.683.2311. U.S. Forest Service Campsites in Daniel Boone National Forest: Clear Creek Campground, S. of US 60 via KY 211S from Salt Lick, 4 mi. E. on Clear Creek Rd. 2 mi., 21 prim. sites, ramp. Fee area. White Sulphur Horse Camp, 4 mi. S. of US 60 via KY 211 from Salt Lick, 1 mi. E. on Clear Creek Rd., 2 1/2 mi. on FS 105. Prim. sites. Fee area. U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Cave Run Lake: Zilpo Recreation Area, I-64 exit 123, US 60E. KY 211S, left on Clear Creek Rd., left on FS 918 for 9 mi. 172 sites, ramp. Fee area.

Golf Carrington Greens, 11980 KY 36E, Salt Lick, 18 holes.

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Kentucky's Appalachians Pine Tree Rentals, 2038 KY 1274, 3 units. Red Bird Rentals, 498 Dale Back Rd.

Outdoor Adventure U.S. Forest Service Recreation Areas: Clear Creek Picnic Area & Iron Furnace, KY 211, 3 1/2 mi. S. from Salt Lick, left on Clear Creek Rd. for 2 mi. Clear Creek Shooting Range, near Clear Creek Recreation Area & Pioneer Weapons Hunting Area. On FS 909, KY 211S from Salt Lick 3 1/2 mi., turn left on Clear Creek Rd. for 2 mi. to FS 909, right 1/2 mi. Fee area. White Sulphur ATV Trail, KY 211S from Salt Lick, left on Clear Creek Rd., left on FS 105. Helmets required. Fee area.

Restaurants Cornbread Cafe, 1141 KY 36. Ginger Bread House, 569 Hwy 36. Giovanni's Pizza, 460th St & 36th St. Presto's, 997 Main St. Hitch'n Post Restaurant, 15 Main St. Familiar Food: Main St., Subway.

Boating & Camping Longbow Marina, Cave Run Lake, 8020 KY 1274. John Swift's Lost Silver Mine Campground, 45 KY 715, 101 sites. Big Woods Campground, KY 1274. Hess Campground, KY 77.

Frenchburg Pop. 486. Menifee County seat. US 36 & US 460, SE. of Mt. Sterling on US 460, between Cave Run Lake & Red River Gorge. City named for Judge Richard French & county named for Richard H. Menifee who opposed each other for election to Congress in 1837. Dry. Eastern Time.

Outdoor Adventure Clifty Wilderness, located in Red River Gorge Area, rugged and undeveloped area designated as wilderness by Congress in 1985. 12,646 acre area features arches, rock shelters and towering cliffs. Ben's Cave Run Riding, 159 Deskins Ln. Red River Appalachian Ziplines, 997 Bluebird Ln.

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West Liberty

46 Back St., Frenchburg, KY 40322. Menifee County Tourism Office at same location, staffed & supported by Chamber of Commerce. www.frenchburgmenifee.org 606.768.9000, FAX 606.768.9000.

Pop. 3,435. Morgan County seat, est. 1823. US 460, KY 7, on Licking River, E. of Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. 14 mi. N. of Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy., 25 mi. S. of I-64. Dry. Eastern Time.

National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest The U.S. Forest Service maintains 700,000 acres of beautiful timberland in portions of 21 eastern Kentucky counties stretching from Morehead in the N. to the Tennessee border in the SE. There are nearly 500 mi. of trails & over 800 mi. of roads under the Forest Service's jurisdiction. Among the numerous recreational facilities available are campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps & beaches on Cave Run Lake. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest links many of the forest's developed recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief.

National Geological Area Red River Gorge

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West Liberty Tourism, 565 Main St., West Liberty, KY 41472. 606.743.3330.

Airport West Liberty Airport, US 460. General aviation. 2,400 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Morgan County Community & Recreation Center, 450 Prestonsburg St. In renovated 1935 WPA school building. Old Mill Park, Riverside Dr., on the Licking River. The original site of Wells' grist mill. Picnic shelters. Wrigley Arch, KY 711, off KY 7, passes through the arch.

Special Events Bluegrass Music Festival, Old Mill Park, July 2nd wknd. Morgan County Agricultural Fair, Aug.

H MORGAN COUNTY SORGHUM FESTIVAL Let your autumn fun begin at the 44th annual Morgan Co. Sorghum Festival Sept. 26-28. Country store, mule-drawn cane mill, over 100 handmade craft booths, food, live music, parade on Sat., Civil War Reenactment & Living History Camp. Y'all come! 606.743.3330. See Ad, Page 7.

Lodging Days Inn, 1613 W. Main St., 46 units.

Restaurants Lemon Tree, 91 Hwy KY 191. The Pizza Place, 1764 W. Main St. Freezer Fresh, 598 Prestonburg St. Familiar Food: McDonald's, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Mountain Pkwy. exit 33 at Slade, approx. 50-60 mi. SE. of Lexington, in Daniel Boone National Forest near Natural Bridge State Resort & Slade, W. of Campton. 27,000 acres. Natl. Natural Landmark. A spectacular boulder-strewn area of rugged woodlands, streams, sandstone cliffs, overlooks, arches, rare plant-animal life. The Red River is a National Wild & Scenic River. Red River Gorge Loop Drive, 36 mi. route on KY 715 & KY 77, passing through the Nada Tunnel, an old logging railroad tunnel, & along the Red River. Over 150 natural sandstone arches in the area. 3 waterfalls in gorge.

Paisley Posey, 517 Main St. Red Rooster Antiques, 527 Main St. Another Seasonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Gifs, 412 Main St.

Golf Pleasant Valley Country Club, 160 Golf Course Rd., 9 holes.

Points of Interest Broke Leg Falls, US 460, 10 mi. E. 60 ft. waterfall, picnicking. Suiter's Grass Memorial, KY 31. Memorial to William Suiter who developed Kentucky 31 Fescue grass to prevent erosion. Swamp Valley Museum, 7143 US 460, Denniston. Local memorabilia in several buildings. 1800s log cabin museum includes Hatfield-McCoy memorabilia. Daily 9-5. Adm. $2.

Special Events Menifee Mountain Memories Festival, 1st Fri. June. Music in the Park, 1st Fri. May-Sept. Pedals & Blooms Festival, 2nd wknd. June. Christmas Parade, 1st Fri. of Dec.

Lodging Howard's Rentals, KY 1274, 6 units. Mountain Muskie Lodge, KY 1274, 7 units. 91


Central Park, Downtown. 47 acres, tennis, baseball field, volleyball, basketball, playgrounds, picnicking, walking, jogging trails, ancient burial mounds. Clinton Furnace, US 60 at KY 538. Historic iron furnace built in 1833 by Poage brothers. Country Music Highway, US 23. A tribute to E. Ky. country music stars including the Judds from Ashland. Highlands Museum & Discovery Center, 1620 Winchester Ave. Country Music Heritage Hall, regional cultural & industrial heritage exhibits & revolving exhibits. Children's Discovery Center. Wed.-Fri. 10-4,-Sat. 10-6. Adm. $6.50.

Ashland Pop. 21,684. Boyd County. I-64, US 60, on Ohio River. Major urban area of eastern Ky., historically known as the area where coal meets iron. Catlettsburg is the Boyd County seat, pop. 2,231, S. on US 23. Wet (Boyd Co. Moist). Eastern Time.

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n ASHLAND AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU For details about attractions in & around Ashland, call or write the friendly people at the Ashland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1509 Winchester Ave., Ashland, KY 41101. www.visitashlandky.com 606.329.1007, 800.377.6249. See Ad.

Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave. Restored 1931 Art Deco movie palace, now used as a performing arts center. Princess Furnace, KY 5 at Princess, Boyd Co. Historic iron furnace put into operation in 1864 by John Means.

Special Events Summer Motion, Central Park, 4th of July wknd. Boyd County Fair, July 23-27. US 23 Road Rally, 4th Sat. Aug. Labor Fest, Central Park, Labor Day. Catlettsburg Labor Day Celebration, Catlettsburg, Sept. Ashland Poage Landing Days, 3rd wknd. Sept. Christmas Parade, Downtown, Tues. before Thanksgiving. Winter Wonderland of Lights, mid Nov.-Jan. 2. Festival of Trees, Paramount Arts Center, Thanksgiving wk. Holidays at the Highlands, Highlands Museum & Discovery Center, Nov.-Dec.

Lodging Ashland Inn, 3020 Winchester Ave., 54 units. Ashland Plaza Hotel, One Ashland Plaza, 157 units, rest. Bear Creek Lodge, 320 Franks Dr., Rush. Bluegrass Inn, 1835 Winchester Ave., 77 units. Budget Inn Express, 3466 13th St., 34 units, rest. Days Inn, I-64 exit 185, 63 units. Fairfield Inn, I-64 exit 185, 63 units. Four Seasons Motel, 2317 Winchester Ave., 9 units. Hampton Inn, I-64 exit 185, 60 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-64 exit 185, 87 units. Knights Inn, I-64 exit 185, 122 units. Quality Inn, 4708 Winchester Ave., 54 units. Ramada Limited, US 23S, Catlettsburg, 69 units. Winchester Inn, 2280 Winchester Ave., 23 units.

Restaurants Airport Ashland Regional Airport, 501 Scott St. General aviation. 5,600 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Ashland Historical Tour, Downtown. A 2 mi. tour featuring historical sites, bldgs. of early architecture, many on Natl. Reg. Excellent brochure-map at Ashland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1509 Winchester Ave. Guided group tours. Catlettsburg Floodwall Murals, 2000 block Center St., Catlettsburg. Murals of writer Billy Clark & the 1949 Centennial Parade by internationally known muralist Robert Dafford & local artist Beverly Smith St. Lawrence. 92

Bella Fonte Italian Restaurant, 1320 Carter Ave. CCC Trail Vineyard Cafe, 1537 Winchester Ave. Chimney Corner Cafe, 1624 Carter Ave. Fat Patty's, 1442 Winchester Ave. Fiesta Bravo, 500 Winchester Ave. J J Restaurant, 5260 13th St. La Finca Mexican Restaurant, 1201 Greenup Ave. Rosie's Restaurant, 8869 US 60W, Rush. Stewart's Original Hot Dogs, 205 Town Center Dr. Familiar Food: Winchester Ave., Burger King, Captain D's, Cheddar's, Chick-Fil-A, Donato's, Fazoli's, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Pizza Hut, Shoney's, Subway, Taco Bell, Texas Roadhouse, Wendy's; Catlettsburg, Burger King, Giovanni's, Hardee's, McDonald's, Subway, WafďŹ&#x201A;e House, Wendy's, Zanzi's.


Kentucky's Appalachians Shopping & Entertainment Ashland Town Center, 500 Winchester Ave. A Boutique, 1616 Carter Ave. Cinemark Movies 10, US 23. Don's Men's Shop, 1501 Winchester Ave. The Frame Up Gallery & Cafe Zeal, 1436 Winchester Ave. Jesse Stuart Foundation, 1645 Winchester Ave. KYOVA 10 Theatre, 10699 US 60. KYOVA Tri-State Mall, I-64 exit 185. Lara's Bridals & Formals, 1505 Winchester Ave. Miss Got Rocks, 317 15th St. Pendleton Art Center, 1537 Winchester Ave., rest. Reggie's Attic Antiques & Collectibles, 3001 Greenup Ave. Wilma's Dress Shop, 10699 US 60.

Boating & Camping

H ASHLAND / HUNTINGTON WEST KOA I-64 exit 179, 3 min. from exit with easy on/off access. Open all year. 93 full hookup RV sites, 8 tent sites & 4 camping cottages. Free wi-fi. Campground store with Ky. crafts. 80 KOA Ln., Argillite, KY 41121. www.ashlandkoa.com 606.929.5504, 800.562.2649.

Golf & Tennis Ashland Tennis Center, 1300 Oakview Rd., 4 indoor, 11 outdoor courts. Central Park, Central Ave., 5 courts. Diamond Links Golf Club, KY 3, Catlettsburg, 18 holes. Sandy Creek Golf Course, 9701 Meade Springer Rd., 18 holes.

Greenup Pop. 1,188. Greenup County seat, est. 1818. N. of Ashland on US 23, the Country Music Highway, NE. of Greenbo Lake State Resort. Dry. Eastern Time.

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KY 1, S. of Greenup & US 23, 18 mi. N. of I-64. Open year-round. 3,330 acres with Greenbo Lake. www.parks.ky.gov 606.473.7324, 800.325.0083. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Fishing, hiking, public pool, marina, slips, ramp, scuba diving, rental pontoon, row & motor boats & canoes. Picnic shelter, mountain bike & horse trails, playgrounds, mini-golf. Organized recreation, basketball, handicapped facilities. Buffalo Furnace, in state park. Iron production ended about 1875, typical of many in area. Lodging: Jesse Stuart Lodge (named in honor of famed Ky. author & poet who lived near Greenup), 36 rooms, Anglers' Cove restaurant, conference center, lodge pool, gift shop. Camping: Seasonal. 58 sites with util. & wi-fi, 35 prim. sites, serv. bldg., groc. (Resv. available). Equestrian camping, 9 prim. sites. Tennis: 2 courts. Special Park Events: Scrapbooking Weekend, Jan. 18-20, 25-27. Valentine's Getaway, Feb. 9. Railroad Weekend, Mar. 16-17. Rail City Dulcimer Festival, Apr. 4-6. Claylick Loop Trail Hike, Apr. 6. Genealogy Weekend, Apr. 12-13. Quilt Show, Apr. 20-21. Tractor Show, May 18. Jr. Fishing Tournament, July 27. Summer Scrapbooking Weekend, Aug. 23-25. Camper Trade Days, Sept. 6-7. Jesse Stuart Weekend, Sept. 27-28. Camper Halloween, Oct. 18-19, 25-26. Holiday Open House, Dec. 7-8. 93


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Greenbo Lake, KY 1, S. of Greenup. 225 acres. Built in 1955. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, rainbow trout), dock, ramp, camping. Ky. Dept. of Parks.

Grayson Lake Off I-64, near Grayson, W. of Ashland. 1,500 acres in Carter & Elliott Cos. Completed 1968. Interesting shoreline ranging from gently sloping to scenic canyon. Grayson Dam on the Little Sandy River, off KY 7. Fishing, camping, ski slalom, marina, trails, day use areas, wildlife viewing areas. Public hunting by special regulations only. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Bennett's Mill Covered Bridge, KY 3112, E. off KY 7, 8 mi. S. of South Shore, over Tygarts Creek. Built by B. F. & Parmely Bennett in 1855 to accommodate customers at Bennett Mill. Only example of rare Wheeler truss design in U.S. 155 ft. long. Original footings & frame intact. Bridge was never painted. On Natl. Reg. Rebuilt in 2004. Open to traffic. Country Music Highway, US 23. A tribute to E. Ky. country music stars including Billy Ray Cyrus from Flatwoods. Greenup Locks & Dam, on the Ohio River. Watch locksmen move barges through locks, observation & picnic areas. Jesse Boone Cabin, Greenup Co. Fairgrounds. Cabin of Daniel Boone's brother. Oldtown Covered Bridge, off KY 1, .2 mi. E, 9 mi. S. of Greenbo Lake State Resort, over the Little Sandy River. Built c. 1880. 187 ft. long. Multiple kingpost truss design, two span bridge, On Natl. Reg. Restored in 1999. Pedestrian traffic only. Ky. Dept of Parks.

Points of Interest Kentucky Christian University, I-64, KY 1 & KY 7. Enrolls 615. Est. 1919. 4 yr. coed.

Special Events Bridal Expo, Mar. 3. Memory Days, May 22-24. Grayson Garden Tour, June 15. Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival, Carter Co. Fairgrounds, June 25-28. Carter County Fair, Carter Co. Fairgrounds & Music, July 2-3. US 60 Yard Sale, US 60, Aug. 2-3. Old Time Machinery & Antique Show, KY 7, Sept. 13-15. Carter County Corn Maze, Sept.-Oct. Sat. & Sun. FuntoberFest, Oct. 4. Carter County Homemakers Christmas Craft Fair, E. Carter Middle School, Nov. 16. Christmas Parade, Dec. 6.

Special Events State Park Events, see Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. Greenup Lions Club Horse Show, Greenup Co. Fairgrounds, last Sat. July. Greenup County Fair, Greenup Co. Fairgrounds, 1st wk. Sept. Heritage Stakes CroquetTournament, McConnell House, Wurtland, 3rd wknd. Sept. Greenup Old Fashion Days, Oct.

Lodging Days Inn, I-64 exit 172, 44 units. GuestHouse Inn & Suites, I-64 exit 172, 60 units. Quality Inn, I-64 exit 172, 60 units. Sunny Brook Cabins, 492 Silver Hawk Rd., 7 units. Super 8, I-64 exit 172, 79 units.

Lodging Best Western River Cities, 31 Russell Plaza Dr., 59 units. Budget Inn, 505 US 23, 26 units.

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Johnnyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pizza, 117 W. Main St. Melini Cucina Italian Ristorante, 209 S. Carol Malone Blvd. Tres Hermanos, 502 E. Main St. Tudor's Biscuit World, 168 S. Carol Malone Blvd. Familiar Food: Arby's, Dairy Queen, Giovanni's, Huddle House, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Shoney's, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

KY 1, S. of Greenup & US 23, 18 mi. N. of I-64 on Greenbo Lake. 36 room Jesse Stuart Lodge, all rooms with patio or balcony, restaurant, pool, meeting space for 300. Marina, campground. www.parks.ky.gov 606.473.7324, 800.325.0083. See Ad, Page 4.

Restaurants Anglers Cove Restaurant, Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. Gerber's, Town Hill Plaza. Familiar Food: Arby's, Dairy Queen, Giovanni's, Golden Corral, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Rally's, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Antiques N' Uniques, 602 N. Carol Malone Blvd. The Chicken Coop, 76 Chicken Coop Rd. Homespun Sisters, 128 S. Carol Malone Blvd. Little Sandy Raceway, 2061 KY 1661. Our Country Home, 3759 KY 1. Rocksprings Winery & Vineyard, 1081 Rock Springs Rd. Willard Speedway, 2497 EK Mines Branch Rd.

Shopping & Entertainment Mom's Cotton Shop, 2035 Ashland Rd. White Eagle Antiques, 509 Bellefonte St., Russell.

Boating & Camping

Boating & Camping

Grayson Lake Marina, KY 7. Valley Breeze RV Campground, 878 KY 1947, 17 sites.

Serenity Acres, 1409 Beechy Creek, South Shore, 13 sites, prim. sites.

Golf The Lakes Golf Club, 5549 KY 7, South Shore, 9 holes. The Oaks Golf Club, KY 693, Flatwoods, 18 holes. River Bend Golf Course, 6333 KY 1, Argillite, 18 holes. Soggy Bottom Driving Range, U.S. 23 Raceland, KY.

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H HIDDEN COVE GOLF COURSE Grayson Lake State Park, 314 Grayson Lake State Park Rd. 18 hole par 72 regulation course ranked nationally by Golf Digest. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available at Carter Caves State Resort Park or Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. www. parks.ky.gov 866.905.7888.

Outdoor Adventure Jesse Stuart State Nature Preserve, W. Hollow Rd., off KY 1. Known as W-Hollow, was home to the internationally known author, Jesse Stuart. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. South Shore Wildlife Management Area, N. of US 23, South Shore. 98 acres. Bird watching, wildlife photography. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Outdoor Adventure Grayson Lake Wildlife Management Area, KY 7, KY 409, KY 1496, 7 mi. S. of Grayson. 8,204 acres. Hiking, birding, horse trails. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Pop. 1,599. Carter County. US 60, S. of I-64, on Tygarts Creek. Dry. Eastern Time.

Pop. 4,217. Carter County seat, est. 1844. I-64, US 60, on Little Sandy River, SE. of Carter Caves State Resort. Dry. Eastern Time.

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State Park Grayson Lake State Park KY 7, S. of Grayson, 1,512 acres on 1,500 acre Grayson Lake. Most facilities are seasonal. Park Features: Picnic area & shelter, boat launch, fishing, playground, hiking trails, organized recreation programs summer only. Camping: 71 sites (Resv. available). Golf: 18 holes. 94

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City of Olive Hill, 225 Roger Patton Dr., Olive Hill, KY 41164. 606.286.5532.

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H CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK Near Olive Hill, W. of Ashland, KY 182, off US 60 & I-64, 25 mi. E. of Morehead. Open year-round. 2,000 acre park in beautiful region of cliffs, streams, caves.www.parks.ky.gov 606.286.4411, 800.325.0059. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Gift shop, lake, pool, organized canoe trips, fishing, horseback riding, picnic shelters, playground, woodland amphitheatre, mini-golf, planned recreation, 26 mi. of hiking trails. Cave Tours, X Cave & Cascade Cavern open year-round. Saltpetre Cave May - Sept. Cascade Caverns State Nature Preserve, contains a beautiful


Kentucky's Appalachians hemlock forest along Tygarts Creek that protects several plants more commonly found in the cooler northern climates. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 28 rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms. Cottages, 11 two-bedroom. Open year-round. Camping: 89 sites with util., 30 tent sites, 8 horse campsites, 2 bathhouses, 2 serv. bldgs., laundry. (Resv. available). Golf & Tennis: 9 holes, cart & club rentals; 1 court. Special Park Events: Winter Adventure Weekend, Jan. 25-27. Valentine Dinner Theatre, Feb. 15-16. Tracking & Woodslore Workshop, Mar. 1-3. Easter Weekend Getaway, Mar. 29-31. Eastern Mining Collectors Assn. Spring Show, Apr. 6. Wildflower Pilgrimage, Apr. 19-21. Campers Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-28. Pioneer Life Week, July 22-28. Fraley Festival of Traditional Music, Sept. 4-7. Haunted Trail, Oct. 11-12, 18-19. Halloween Campout Celebration & Ghost Stories in the Cave, Oct. 25-26. Murder Mystery Theater, Nov. 1-2.

Lake Carter Caves State Resort Park Lake (Smokey Valley Lake), KY 182, near Olive Hill. 35 acres. Built in 1953. Fishing (trophy class bass, largemouth bass, rock bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, green sunfish, longear sunfish, white crappie, yellow bullhead, catfish), camping, canoeing, picnicking. Ky. Dept. of Parks.

Points of Interest Cascade Cave and Bat Cave, 344 Caveland Dr. Country Music Highway, US 23. A tribute to E. Ky. country music stars including Tom T. Hall from Olive Hill. Lazy Gait Horse Camp, 1624 Halfway Branch. Northeastern Kentucky Museum, 1385 Carter Caves Rd. Natural historical finds, fossils, Indian artifacts, pioneer items, military items. Daily 9-5. Free.

Special Events State Park Events, see Carter Caves State Resort Park. Carter County Shrine Club Horse Show, Shrine Park, June, Aug. 4th of July Parade, Sat. before July 4. Carter County Shrine Bluegrass Festival, Shrine Park, July. Carter County Shrine Club Car Show, Shrine Park, Oct. Hometown Christmas Parade, 1st Fri. Dec.

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H CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK KY 182, off US 60 & I-64. 28 room Lewis Caveland Lodge, all rooms with patio or deck, conference center for 250, restaurant, pool, 11 cottages. Cave tours, campground, horseback riding. www.parks. ky.gov 606.286.4411, 800.325.0059. See Ad, Page 4. John Hunt Morgan Bed & Breakfast, 120 W.Tom T. Hall Blvd., 5 units. Spanish Manor Inn, 10095 US 60E, 8 units.

Restaurants Carli’s Sweet Creations, 27 Olive Hill. Charlie’s, Across from Carter Caves entrance from US 60. Fabulous Foods, 16 Reeves Branch Rd. Pure Pit Barbeque, 33 Banta Rd. Smokey Valley Truck Stop, 60 Bond Ct. Tierney's Cavern Restaurant, Carter Caves State Resort Park. Tyler's Pizza, 161 Railroad St. Walker's Family Restaurant, 109 Railroad St. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Subway.

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Boating & Camping Lazy Gait Horse Camp, 1624 Halfway Branch, Carter, 24 sites.

Golf & Tennis Carter Caves State Resort Park, KY 182, 9 holes, 1 court. City Park, KY 2078, 2 courts.

Outdoor Adventure Tygarts State Forest, KY 182, N. of I-64, 6 mi. N. of Olive Hill. 873 acres. Adjoins Carter Caves State Resort Park. Hiking, picnicking, hunting. No off-road vehicles. No camping. Ky. Division of Forestry.

Louisa Pop. 2,467. Lawrence County seat, est. 1822. US 23, 34 mi. S. of Ashland on the Big Sandy River. Dry. Eastern Time.

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n LAWRENCE COUNTY TOURISM COMMISSION 315 E. Madison St. Explore Louisa and Lawrence County KY. An area rich in heritage and history. For a secluded getaway, visit Lawrence County Park. Check us out on our web page www.lawrencecokytourism.com 606.638.0078. See Ad.

State Park Yatesville Lake State Park 3 mi. W on KY 3. Yatesville Lake is the centerpiece of this 1,521 acre park, in two sections. Park Features: Marina, launch, parking, restrooms, hiking trails, playground, picnicking. Camping: 47 sites, 16 boat-in sites. (Resv. available). Golf: 18 holes, driving range.

Lake Yatesville Lake US 23, 3 mi. W. on KY 3, KY 1185 2.5 mi. 2,242 acres. 20.6 mi. long. Yatesville Dam on Blaine Creek, a tributary of the Big Sandy River. Fishing, ramps. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Country Music Highway, US 23. A tribute to E. Ky. country music stars including Ricky Skaggs & Larry Cordle of Lawrence Co. Fred M. Vinson Museum and Birthplace, 315 E.Madison St., Courthouse Sq. Vinson, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court when he died in 1953, was born in the family quarters of the Lawrence Co. Jail in 1890 where his father was the jailer. Open daily. Kentucky Pavilion at Falls Creek, US 23 & KY 3. Welcome center featuring country music memorabilia.

Special Events Lawrence County Septemberfest, Sept. 5-7.

Lodging Best Western Plus Louisa, 18199 US 23, 48 units. Joe's Lost Creek Cabins, 740 US 23, Lowmansville, 4 units. Super 8, 191 Falls Creek Dr., 45 units.

Restaurants Dee's Drive Inn, 109 E. Madison St. Down Home Grill, 355 Public Way. Old China Buffet, 168 Town Hill Rd. Toro Loco, 4351 KY 2565. Familiar Food: Burger King, Giovanni's, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Rayburn Arts & Crafts, 2612 KY 1662. Sally's Flowers & Gifts, 291 W. Tom T. Hall Blvd.

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Shopping & Entertainment Ambience Gifts, 4333 KY 2565. Dimples & Daisies, 123 N. Main Cross St. Farmhouse Memories Florist & Antiques, 75 KY 32. Painted Cow Gallery, 103 S. Main Cross St. Urban Farmhouse, 205 E. Franklin St.

Boating & Camping Creekside Cabin Rentals & RV Park, 5462 KY 3N, 8 cabins, 42 sites. Falls Campground, 6072 KY 3N, Fallsburg, 5 cabins, 66 sites. Lawrence County Park, 77 Wilderness Rd., 5 cabins, 23 sites. Yatesville Lake State Park Marina, KY 1185S.

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H EAGLE RIDGE GOLF COURSE Yatesville Lake State Park, 1410 Golf Course Rd. 18 hole par 71 regulation course on mountainous terrain with breathtaking views. Rated #3 by Golf Digest. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available at Greenbo Lake, Carter Caves & Jenny Wiley State Resort Parks. www.parks.ky.gov 866.906.7888.

Sandy Hook Pop. 675. Elliott County seat. KY 7 & KY 32, on the Little Sandy River. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Points of Interest Country Music Highway, US 23. A tribute to E. Ky. country music stars including Keith Whitley from Sandy Hook. Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center, 182 Cultural Center Rd. Interactive Elliott Co. exhibits from Paleo Indians to today's artisans & musicians, including folk artists Minnie Adkins & Jimmy Lewis & country music legend Keith Whitley. Scenic hiking trails. Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4. Free.

Special Events Larry Rogers Memorial WildďŹ&#x201A;ower Walk, mid Apr. Keith Whitley Memorial Motorcycle Ride, June. Keith Whitley Memorial Exhibit, Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center, Sat. before Labor Day. Sandy Hook Tobacco Festival, Labor Day wknd. Laurel Gorge Haunted Trail, 2nd & 3rd wknds. Oct.

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Paintsville Pop. 3,459. Johnson County seat, est. 1790. US 23/460 ("Country Music Highway"). Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. meets US 460, 17 mi. E. at Salyersville, on Levisa Fork at Paint Creek. Wet (Johnson Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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n PAINTSVILLE TOURISM COMMISSION US 23, exit S. on KY 40W. Full facility & information center. Mon.Fri. 9-5. 100 Staves Branch Rd., Staffordsville, KY 41256, PO Box 809, Paintsville, KY 41240. www.visitpaintsvilleky.com Call toll free 800.542.5790 or 606.297.1408. See Ad.

Airports Big Sandy Regional Airport, 2960 Airport Rd., Debord, 5 mi. NE. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

Little Sandy Lodge, 1916 KY 7N, 15 units.

Restaurants Familiar Food: Frosty Freeze, Giovanni's, McDonald's, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Peaceful Valley Folk Art Shop, 720 Right Fork Newcombe Creek Rd., Isonville.

Outdoor Adventure Ed Mabry/Laurel Gorge Wildlife Managment Area, Sand Gap Rd., off KY 32. Rockhouses, waterfalls & moss covered boulders, rhododendron & hemlock. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Laurel Gorge, KY 7 & KY 32. Scenic hiking trails, geologic fault, unique geological formations.

State Park Paintsville Lake State Park KY 40W, off US 23 & 460, 4 mi. W. of Paintsville, on Paintsville Lake. 242 acre park, 1,139 acre lake. Open year-round. Park Features: Full service marina, restaurant, 4 lane launching ramp, slip rental, pontoons, fishing boats, dock rental, picnic area with 4 pavilions. Camping: 32 sites w/ full hookups, wi-fi, 10 prim. sites. Full bathhouse, laundry room, playground. (Resv. available). Special Park Events: Camper Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-27. 4th of July Most Patriotic Campsite Contest, July 4. Camper's Halloween, Oct. 25-26.

Lake Paintsville Lake 4 mi. W. of Paintsville adj. to Paintsville Lake State Park. 1,139 acres. Winds through the steep hills & narrow gorges of Johnson & Morgan Cos. Fishing (bass, crappie, redbreast sunfish, trout, walleye), boating, camping, swimming, hiking, hunting. Paintsville Dam, on Paint Creek, KY 2275. Watchable wildlife station. Completed 1984. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Butcher Hollow, 9 mi. SE. at Van Lear, KY 321 to KY 302. Family home of country superstar Loretta Lynn & sister Crystal Gayle. Visitors welcome. Tours from Webb's Grocery, 1917 Millers Creek Rd., Van Lear, $5. Jenny Wiley Grave & Harman Station Site, KY 321, 5 mi. S. Frontier settlement, est. 1787. Jenny said to have returned here after escaping Indian captivity. Mayo Memorial United Methodist Church, 325 3rd St. Gothic church built by coal baron John C.C. Mayo in 1909.

H MOUNTAIN HOMEPLACE A living experience of farm life during the period of 1850-1875. Come visit a working farm like that settled by the Scotch-Irish in Eastern Kentucky. Apr.-Oct. Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 12-5 Wedding/ reception facilities available. www.visitpaintsvilleky.com/homeplace 606.297.1850. See Ad. Oil Springs Cultural Arts & Recreation Center, 7846 KY 40W, Oil Springs. Crafts displays & workshops. 96


Kentucky's Appalachians H US 23 COUNTRY MUSIC HIGHWAY MUSEUM 120 Staves Branch Rd. Showcasing country music stars born along US 23 including Loretta Lynn, Crystal Gayle, the Judds, Ricky Skaggs & more. Unique gift shop offers CDs, videos & Appalachian crafts. Mon.-Sat. 9-5. Live bluegrass music during Front Porch Pickin’ every Thurs. 7 pm. Wedding/reception facilties available. www. visitpaintsvilleky.com/museum 606.297.1469, 800.542.5790. See Ad. Van Lear Historical Society Coal Miners' Museum, 6 mi. SE., downtown Van Lear, KY 321 to KY 302. Former Consolidation Coal Co. office building. Includes model of the 1920s & 30s "company town." By appt. Adm. $5.

Special Events Front Porch Pickin', US 23 Country Music Highway Museum, every Thurs. 7 pm. Red Bud Songwriter's Night, US 23 Country Music Highway Museum, Apr. Paintsville Cruiz'n, Downtown. Apr.-Oct. Battle of Hager's Farm, Mountain Homeplace, May. Spring Fling, Downtown, May. Memorial Day Gospel Sing, Mountain Homeplace, May. 4th of July, Downtown, July 4. Van Lear Town Celebration, Van Lear, Aug. Heritage Days, Mountain Homeplace, Sept. Kentucky Apple Festival, Oct. Haunted Trail, Mountain Homeplace, Oct. Old Tyme Christmas, Downtown, Dec.

Lodging Budget Inn Express, 709 S. Mayo Tr., 21 units. Days Inn, 512 S. Mayo Tr., 72 units.

H RAMADA PAINTSVILLE 624 James Trimble Blvd. 133 rooms, free high speed wireless internet, 8 meeting/banquet rooms, full service restaurant, indoor recreation/ game room, indoor/outdoor heated pool, whirlpool. New Orleans style atmosphere garden. www.ramadapaintsville.com 800.2.RAMADA, 800.951.4242, 606.789.4242, FAX 606.789.6788.

Restaurants Carriage House Restaurant, Ramada Paintsville, 624 James Trimble Blvd. East End Pizza, 1055 Broadway St. Fiesta Place, 461 N. Mayo Tr. Giovanni's Pizza, 261 Court St. Main Street Cafe, 241 Main St. Mandarin House, 507 S. Mayo Tr. Mi Finca, 347 Main St. Roma Cucina, 509 Depot Rd. Tailgaters Pizza, 521 3rd St. Taste of Amish, 950 Broadway. Wilma's Restaurant, 212 Court St. Familiar Food: Arby's, Bob Evans, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Fazoli's, Giovanni's, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Black Barn Produce, 52 KY 3224, River. Country Cottage Gifts, Decor, & Boutique, 325 N. Mayo Tr. The Equestrian House, Designs by Donnie Ross, 400 Euclid Ave. Itzy Bitzy Boutique, 215 Broadway St. LeMaster Sports Center, 334 N. Mayo Tr. Mountain Outlet, 425 Main St. Mudpyz-n-Butterflyz, 633 Broadway St. Precious Memories Mini Mall, 405 Main St. Something Old, Something New, 320 Main St. Sturgill's Antiques, 421 Broadway St. Treasures on Main, 405 Main St. Words 'n Stuff, 1246 KY 302, Van Lear. Yesterday's Memories, 632 Jefferson Ave.

Boating & Camping Paintsville Lake Marina, 1581 KY 2275, Staffordsville, rest.

Golf

H PAINTSVILLE GOLF COURSE 3000 KY 1107. Established in 1929, the course was one of the first 18-hole golf courses in Eastern Kentucky. Features include a 1939 stone clubhouse built by the WPA, pro shop & grill. www.paintsvillegolfcourse.com 606.789.4234. See Ad.

Outdoor Adventure Paintsville Lake Wildlife Management Area, KY 2275, off KY 40W, 4 mi. NW. of Paintsville. 11,221 acres. Quality deer management. Special regulations. Fishing, boating, horseback riding. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, managed by Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Prestonsburg

Sunshine, Moonshine, Music & Mountains.

Pop. 3,255. Floyd County seat, est. 1797. US 23/460, KY 114, KY 80, W. of Dewey Lake & Jenny Wiley State Resort. Boone Salt Springs, where Daniel Boone camped in 1767, SW. on KY 404. Wet. Eastern Time.

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n PRESTONSBURG TOURISM COMMISSION For this scenic area, including music entertainment, heritage & cultural attractions, contact Prestonsburg Tourism Commission, 113 S. Central Ave., Prestonsburg, KY 41653. www.prestonsburgky.org 800.844.4704, 606.886.1341. See Ad.

State Park

H JENNY WILEY STATE RESORT PARK 75 Theatre Ct. Open year-round. 1,415 acre park & 1,100 acre lake in glorious setting, named for Jenny Wiley, pioneer captured by Indians in 1789, lost her children, escaped unaided, raised a new family & died in 1831.www.parks.ky.gov 606.889.1790, 800.325.0142. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Hndcp. acc., lodge, pool, restaurant, marina, open slips, ramps, rental pontoon boats, picnic shelters, playgrounds, fishing, hiking, convention center, nature center, planned recreation & nature programs, Jenny Wiley Theatre. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 49 rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms. Cottages, 18 one & two bedroom. Open year-round. Camping: Apr.-Oct. 117 sites with util., tent camping, serv. bldgs., water. (Resv. available). Golf: 9 hole par 3. Special Park Events: Elk Tours, Jan. - Dec. Buffalo Night, Jan. & Oct. Appalachian Wild Game Dinner, Mar. Haunted Hay Ride, Oct. Haunted Campground Halloween, Oct. Breakfast with Santa & Frosty, Dec.

Lake Dewey Lake Beautiful lake in Floyd County, near Prestonsburg, Jenny Wiley State Resort at lakeside. 1,100 acres. Completed 1950. Lake extends 18 1/2 mi., 52 mi. of shoreline. Fishing (largemouth bass, catfish, crappie). 12 shoreline picnic areas for public use, tables, grills & 2 shoreline camping areas (boat access only). 20 acre recreation area, off KY 3, below dam, large picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball courts, campground (boat access only). Dewey Lake Dam, on Johns Creek, 913 ft. long, 118 ft. high. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Archer Park, KY 1428. 32 acres, playgrounds, tennis, shelters, pool, skating rink, ball fields, gym, war memorial.

H EAST KENTUCKY SCIENCE CENTER 7 Bert Combs Dr. Experience the universe in the 40 ft. domed planetarium. Hands-on traveling exhibits & fantastic laser light shows. Live performances, great electricity show. www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu/ eksc.aspx 606.889.8260. See Ad. Jenny Wiley Festival Monument, City Hall, N. Lake Dr.

H JENNY WILEY THEATRE 2014 season Tues.-Sun., June-Nov. Enjoy Broadway quality entertainment during the summer with "Peter Pan" & "South Pacific." Located within Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. www.jwtheatre.com 877.CALL.JWT. See Ad. Middle Creek National Battlefield, KY 114 & KY 404, 260 acre site of Eastern Ky.'s largest Civil War battle January 10, 1862. 2 interpretive trails. Daily dawn-dusk. Free.

H MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER Eastern Kentucky's finest regional performing arts & education center. Home to Kentucky Opry, talented individuals from throughout the eastern region of the state, & Kentucky Opry Junior Pros, children ages 6-18 who are well on their way to becoming stars. The theater seats 1,050 & features a new state-of-the-art sound system. A variety of entertainment throughout the year includes national headliners in country, gospel, pop, bluegrass & off-Broadway shows & front porch pickin. The center contains an art gallery, recording studio, video production facilities & meeting space for rent. 50 Hal Rogers Dr., Prestonsburg, KY 41653. www.macarts.com 888.MAC.ARTS. See Ad. Prestonsburg Equine Center & Sportspark, Maggie Mountain Dr. Ballfields, equestrian complex with show ring & 200 modern stalls. Samuel May House, KY 321. Built in 1817, the restored house is the oldest brick house in the Big Sandy valley & served as a Civil War recruiting station for Confederate forces. Tours by appt. $3. Stumbo Park, 7 mi. S. at Allen via US 23 & KY 1428W. Convention center, tennis, golf, basketball, playground, ball fields, walking track, picnicking. Thunder Ridge Racing & Entertainment Complex, KY 3. Live harness racing Apr. 10-May 24. Thoroughbred & harness intertrack wagering year-round Wed.-Sun. Special events.


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State Park Events, see Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Thunder Ridge Harness Meet, Thunder Ridge Racing & Entertainment Complex, Apr.-May. Kentucky Highland Folk Festival & Battle of Middle Creek Reenactment, Middle Creek National Battlefield, Sept. Jenny Wiley Pioneer Festival, Downtown, Oct.

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Pop. 717. Martin County seat. KY 40, 24 mi. E. of Paintsville, KY 3, 21 mi. S. of Louisa. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Alpike Inn & Suites, 4963 US 23S, Ivel, 46 units. Brookshire Inn, 85 Hal Rogers Dr., 66 units.

Inez Tourism Commission, PO Box 540, Inez, KY 41224. 606.298.4602.

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Big Sandy Regional Airport, 2960 Airport Rd., Debord, 5 mi. SW. of Inez. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

51 Hal Rogers Dr., 70 units heated indoor pool and exercise room, free hot breakfast, whirl pool rooms, meeting space, wireless internet, truck parking, adjacent to the Mountain Arts Center close to local area attractions. www.choicehotels.com. 800.4CHOICE 606.886.2555 Eastern Heights Motel, 7865 US 23S, Ivel, 10 units. Heritage House Hotels, 1887 US 23N, 117 units.

Lakes Martin County (Curtis Crum) Reservoir, KY 908, 2 mi. N. of Inez. 22 acres. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill), ramp. Milo Lake, KY 1884. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, catfish) KY. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resourses.

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Points of Interest God’s Promise Trail, off Hwy 908 in downtown Inez. Park at community center. Kingfisher Branch Trail, Nature, physical fitness and heritage Trail. Railroad Bridge, KY 2031, off KY 40. Bridge spanning the Tug River was used for coal transportation until the early 1970s. Roy F. Collier Community Center, 387 E. Main St. Indoor sports facility, conference facilities, 4 cinema theatre, arcade, antique & craft store.

Special Events Airport Day, Big Sandy Regional Airport, last Sat. Sept. Harvest Festival, 2nd wknd. Oct.

Lodging Inez Motel, 336 E. Main St., 22 units. Super 8, 2965 Blacklog Rd., 32 units.

Restaurants Cloud 9 Cafe, 2960 Airport Rd., Debord. Inez Dairy Bar, 402 E. Main St. Lil' American Buffett, 1206 N. Lake Dr. Los Amigos Dos, 962 E. Main St. McGuire's Brickhouse Pizza, 358 S. Central Ave. Mia Italiano, 139 Glynview Plaza. Miss Ida's Tea Room, 74 W. Main St. Pizza Stop, 1488 E. Main St. El Rodeo Grande, 1566 N. Lake Dr. Warfield Dairy Bar, 68 River Front Rd., Warfield. Yo Smoothe, N. Arnold Ave. Familiar Food: KY 40, American Grill, Giovanni’s Pizza, KFC, McDonald's, Papa John’s, Subway.

KY 114 to US 23S, 3 mi. to Hazard-Martin exit, left on KY 302 3 mi. 49 room May Lodge, conference center for 800, restaurant, pool, 18 cottages. Jenny Wiley Theatre, marina, campground, 9 hole golf course. www.parks.ky.gov 606.889.1790, 800.325.0142. See Ad, Page 4. Seasons Inn, 8550 KY 1428, Allen, 16 units, rest. Super 8, 550 US 23S, 76 units.

Restaurants Billy Ray's Restaurant, 101 N. Front Ave. Bob's Mountain Bar-B-Q, 918 Clubhouse Dr. El Azul Grande, 132 Collins Cir. Hobert's Pizzeria, 3240 S. Lake Dr. Jerry's Restaurant, 1488 N. Lake Dr. Lizzy B's Cafe Bakery, 210 KY 321. Music Highway Grill, Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Peking Chinese Buffet, 115 Glenview Plaza. The Perfect Setting, 9738 KY 122, McDowell. Pig in a Poke, 341 University Dr. Reno's Roadhouse, 30 Colonel's Ct. Roma Cucina II, 1488 N. Lake Dr. Familiar Food: Arby's, Charley's Grilled Sub, Dairy Cheer, Dairy Queen, Giovanni's, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Absher Enterprises Inc, 203 S. Lake Dr. Country Treasures, 903 N. Lake Dr. Lad'N Lassie Shop, 188 W. Court St. Pin-Zone Bowling Center, 94 Mayo Hollow. Preston's Crossing, 250 Town Br. Ritchie's Hallmark, 170 W. Court St. Southern Hospitality LLC, 5459 KY 321. Tiff's Gift, 43 Cooley St.

Golf Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Golf Course, 38 White Squaw Run, 9 hole par 3. Paul Hunt Thompson Golf Course, Stumbo Park, KY 1428W, Allen, 9 holes.

H STONECREST GOLF COURSE 918 Clubhouse Dr. An 18 hole championship golf course on a breathtaking mountaintop with tremendous panoramic view. Pro shop, golf pro on site, full service grill. Golf packages. www.stonecrestky.com 606.886.1006. See Ad.

Shopping & Entertainment Main Street Cinema, 387 E. Main St.

Salyersville Pop. 1,883. Magoffin County seat, est. 1860. US 460, 18 mi. W. of Paintsville, 25 mi. SE. of West Liberty, on the Licking River. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Points of Interest Magoffin County Pioneer Village & Museum, 239 S. Church St. 15 authentic log homes with period furniture & antiques. Mon.-Fri. 10-4.

Special Events Magoffin County Community Day, 3rd Sat. July. Magoffin County Founders Festival, Labor Day wknd.

Lodging Budget Inn, KY 114 E. 32 units. Dixie B&B, 304 Dixie Ave. Ivy Point, US 460 W. 11 units. Parkway Kwik Mart & Motel, 442 E. Mountain Pkwy., 16 units.

Restaurants Betty's Pizza & Grill, 350 Gamble Branch Rd. China Express, 422 E. Mountain Pkwy. Kelly's Kitchen, 102 E. Maple St. Mi Hacienda, 680 E. Mountain Pkwy. Mihadinda, 422 E. Mountain Pkwy. Pattie's Place, E. Main St. Pioneer Restaurant, 100 Parkway Dr. Familiar Food: Arby's, Dairy Queen, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Subway. 99


Shopping & Entertainment Flower Pot, 391 W. Maple St. The Keeping Room, 374 W. Maple St. Town & Country Flowers & Gifts, 114 Parkway Dr.

Pikeville "Cut-Thru" & Scenic Overlook, new US 23. 1/2 mi. long, 1,300 ft. wide, 450 ft. deep corridor through Peach Orchard Mountain, opened 1987 & included moving a mountain, a river, a railroad & a major highway. University of Pikeville, 147 Sycamore St., Hambley Blvd. Est. 1889 by Presbyterian missionaries. 4 yr. liberal arts college & school of osteopathic medicine. Hatfield & McCoy feud site on Natl. Reg. Home of 2011 NAIA basketball champions.

Special Events Eastern Kentucky Drillers Arena Football, E. Ky. Expo. Center, Mar.-June. Hillbilly Days, Apr. Muscle on Main Car Show, 2nd wknd. May-Oct. Hatfield-McCoy Reunion & Heritage Weekend, 2nd wknd. June. Halloween Spectacular, Breaks Interstate Park, Oct. Kiwanis Fall Festival, Pikeville City Park, Oct. City of Pikeville Christmas Parade, 126 Main St., Dec.

Lodging Brookshire Inn & Suites, 123 Alexandra Dr., 74 units. Chloe Suites, 353 Chloe Rd., 6 units. Daniel Boone Motor Inn, 150 Weddington Branch Rd., 120 units, rest. Hampton Inn, 831 Hambley Blvd., 123 units. Historic Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 179 College St., 7 units. Holiday Inn Express, 476 S. Mayo Tr., 63 units. Landmark Inn, 190 S. Mayo Tr., 103 units, rest. Riverside Inn, 1066 S. Mayo Tr., 49 units. Sweet Dream Suites, 28668 US 119N, S. Williamson, 58 units.

Restaurants

Pikeville Pop. 6,903. Pike County seat, est. 1824. US 23, US 119, US 460, KY 80 on Levisa Fork at Big Sandy River. N. of Fishtrap Lake. Pike Co. is Ky.'s largest county. Wet (Pike Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Chirico's Ristorante, 235 Main St. El Azul Grande, 238 S. Mayo Tr. Huddle House, 125 S. Mayo Tr. La Fiesta Mexicana, 4399 N. Mayo Tr. Landmark Top of the Inn, 190 S. Mayo Tr. Mona's Creative Catering & Fine Foods, 278 Town Mountain Rd. Peking Chinese Restaurant, 4533 N. Mayo Tr. Windmill Family Restaurant, 90 Weddington Branch Rd. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Bob Evans, Burger King, Captain D's, Dairy Cheer, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Hardee's, Jerry's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Shoney's, Steak N Shake, Subway, Taco Bell, Texas Roadhouse, Wendy's.

For information & free brochures write P.O. Box 1497, Pikeville, KY 41502 or email director@tourpikecounty.com or visit www. tourpikecounty.com 606.432.5063, 800.844.7453. See Ad, Page 93. Pikeville City Tourism & Convention Commission, 118 College St., Pikeville, KY 41501. 606.444.5500.

Airport Pikeville/Pike County Regional Airport, 331 Airport Rd. General aviation. 5,350 ft. runway.

State Park Fishtrap Lake State Park KY 1789, off US 80/460, S. of Pikeville. 196 acres. Picnic areas on access road.

Lake Fishtrap Lake KY 1789 off US 80/460, S. of Pikeville. 1,131 acres. Fishtrap Dam, on the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River, 1,100 ft. long, 195 ft. high. Completed 1968. Extends about 18 1/2 mi. Boating, fishing, marina, picnicking. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

A & L Outlet, 213 S. Mayo Tr. Ambience, 276 Cassidy Blvd. Ste. 2. Amy's Hallmark Shop, 4115 N. Mayo Tr. Art & Gift Shop, 234 2nd St. Book Notes, 180 Town Mountain Rd. Gifts Solid Rock Inc, 5298 E. Shelbiana Rd. Moore's Antiques & Collectibles, 1942 S. Mayo Tr. Remember Me, 140 Adams Ln. River Fill 10 Cinemas, 214 N. Riverfill Dr. Sherry's Candy Kitchen, 109 Division St.

Boating & Camping Appalachian Marina, 3123 Fishtrap Rd. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Fishtrap Lake: Grapevine Recreation Area, KY 194 off US 119, 24 mi. upstream, Phyllis, KY. 28 sites.

Golf Elk Run Golf Course, 26 Hurts Branch Rd., 18 holes. Green Meadows Country Club, 6887 N. Mayo Tr. 9 holes.

Points of Interest

Outdoor Adventure

Artisan Alliance of Pikeville/Pike County, 224 2nd St. Displays artwork in a variety of media created by local as well as nationally known artists. Tues.-Fri. 11-4. Big Sandy Heritage Center, 773 Hambley Blvd. Artifacts, photographs & documents relating to the Native American, pioneer, Civil War, coal mining & political history of the Big Sandy Valley. Mon.-Fri. 10-5. Adm. $5. Bob Amos Park, Bob Amos Rd., off KY 1384. Cut-thru overlook, picnicking, walking trails, ball fields, tennis. Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center, 126 Main St. 126,000 sq. ft. facility with arena, ballroom & meeting space. Hatfield & McCoy Historic District. Sites relating to the legendary feud, on Natl. Reg. Old Pike County Jail, site of hanging of Ellison Mounts on Pikeville College campus, Dils Cemetery, US 460 & Old US 23 Bypass, gravesites of the legendary Randolph McCoy & his daughter Roseanna McCoy. Historic Downtown Pikeville Walking Tour, 5 districts on Natl. Reg., some sites Ky. Landmarks. Brochure/map at Pike County Tourism, Convention & Visitors Bureau, 831 Hambley Blvd. Pike County Courthouse, Main St. Renovated courtyard & historical exhibit features statue of WWI soldier, award-winning Heritage Hall & Veteran's Hall of Honor, lighted fountain. Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30. Pikeville City Park, Huffman Ave. Gazebo, playground, picnicking, entertainment.

Breaks Interstate Park “The Grand Canyon of the South,” located around 35 minutes from Pikeville City on the Kentucky/Virginia state line. At the center of this marvelous locale resides a 250 million year old, 1,600 feet deep canyon. Contains more than 13 miles of hiking trials. Rent a pedal boat and take your family out on the lake for a day of relaxation and fun or go swimming at the pool. www.breakspark.com Fishy Business Pay Lake, 8390 KY 194W.

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Elkhorn City Pop. 982. Pike County, est. 1825. KY 80, US 460, KY 197 at Virginia border, on Russell Fork River which carved out the canyon known as the "Breaks." Dry. Eastern Time.

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Kentucky's Daniel Boone Country Interstate Park

H BREAKS INTERSTATE PARK SE. of Elkhorn City on KY 80 at Kentucky-Virginia Border. Pine Mountain Canyon of the Russell Fork River, known as the "Breaks." One of only two Interstate Parks in the U.S. Features the largest river canyon E. of the Mississippi, "the Grand Canyon of the South." The canyon is a 5 mi. cut with 1,000 ft. palisades on either side. 4,600 acres of breathtaking scenery. 13 mi. of hiking trails. Open year-round. www.breakspark.com 276.865.4413. Park Features: Hiking, biking, fishing, whitewater rafting, water park, pedal boats, geocaching, birding, Conference Center. Adm. $2 per car, $10 Buses. Lodging: Rhododendron Lodge, 83 rooms. Cottages, 4 two bedroom. Luxury Cabins, 5 three bedroom, full kitchen, hot tub, washer/dryer. Restaurant. Camping: Mar.-Nov., 122 sites prim. to full hookup, hot showers, ďŹ&#x201A;ush toilets, playground, laundry. Special Park Events: Easter Egg Hunt, Apr. Memorial Day Gospel Sing, May. Father's Day Gospel Sing, June. Civil War Reenactment, June. Tri-State Gospel Sing, Aug. Early Pioneer Settlers Weekend, Aug. Whitewater Rafting, Oct. wknds. Molasses Stir-Off, Oct. 5K Run, Oct. Homemaking in the Mountains, Oct.

Points of Interest Artist Collaborative Theatre (ACT), 270 N. Patty Loveless Dr. ACT offers year-round theatre programming including dramas, comedies & musicals. Youth theater & children's theater classes. Boardwalk & Viewing Deck, river recreation area. Bowen's Rock, KY 80. Site of Indian/long-knife hunter episode. Country Music Highway, US 23. A tribute to E. Ky. country music stars, including Patty Loveless of Elkhorn City. Elkhorn City Railroad Museum, 100 Pine St. Mar.-Nov. Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4. Donations.

Slade Powell County. SE. of Winchester on the Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. Dry. Eastern Time.

Special Events Apple Blossom Festival, 3rd wknd. May. Bushwhacking on the Russell Fork, Main St., May. Civil War Reenactment, Memorial Day wknd. 4th of July Celebration, July 4. Whitewater Rafting, Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River, Oct. wknds.

Lodging Moore's Motel, 493 Patty Loveless Dr., 20 units.

Restaurants Daramar's Pizza, 15785 Ferrells Creek Rd. Gold Ring Diner, 835 W. Russell St. La Mesa Grande, 251 E. Russell St. Mi Acapulco, 211 W. Russell St. Pizza Plus, 14760 Regina-Belcher Hwy. Rusty Fork Cafe, 105 Patty Loveless Dr. Snack Shack, 2740 Elkhorn Creek. Three Way Drive In, 10121 Regina Belcher Hwy. Time Out Pizza & Grill, 100 Patty Loveless Dr. Familiar Food: Subway.

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Powell County Tourism Commission, 30 L&E Railroad Pl., Slade, KY 40376. PO Box 1028, Stanton, KY 40380. 606.663.1161.

National Geological Area Red River Gorge Mountain Pkwy. exit 33 at Slade, approx. 50-60 mi. SE. of Lexington, in Daniel Boone National Forest near Natural Bridge State Resort Park & Slade, W. of Campton. 27,000 acres. Natl. Natural Landmark. A spectacular boulder-strewn area of rugged woodlands, streams, sandstone cliffs, overlooks, arches, rare plant-animal life. The Red River is a National Wild & Scenic River. Visitor Information Station, Gladie Historic Site, KY 715.Information on recreation opportunities in the Red River Gorge & other areas of Forest is available Apr.-Oct. daily 9-5:30, winter hrs. Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30. Gladie Historic Site, KY 715. A restored log cabin, c. 1880, contains displays of early logging & farm life. Gladie Cultural-Environmental Learning Center, Apr.-Oct. daily 8-4:30. Visitor Information Station at the Gladie Site. Red River Gorge Loop Drive, 36 mi. route on KY 715 & KY 77, passing through the Nada Tunnel, an old logging railroad tunnel, & along the Red River. Over 150 natural sandstone arches in the area. 3 waterfalls in gorge. Red River Gorge National Recreation Trail, a 38 mi. system of loop trails lacing the Red River Gorge Geological Area linking with recreation areas & the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest, links many of the forest's developed recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given to Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Areas: Gray's Arch, KY 15E from Slade 3 mi., N. on FS 39 for 1/2 mi. to picnic area. Picnicking on a ridgetop in the Red River Gorge, access to the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.

Shopping & Entertainment Apple Blossom Floral, 152 W. Russell St. Elkhorn City Gifts & Souvenirs, 152 W. Russell St. Pine Mountain Outlet, 135 W. Russell St.

Golf Elkrun Golf Course, 8709 Lower Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Creek Rd. 18 holes. Club rental is available.

Outdoor Adventure Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail. The Birch Knob Section of the Pine Mountain Trail is a 26.4 mi. trail from Breaks Interstate Park to US 23, part of a 120 mi. linear park under development from Breaks Interstate Park to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. 101


Red River Inn, 781 Natural Bridge Rd., 10 units. Red River Gorgeous, 3546 Nada Tunnel Rd., 10 units. Red River Outdoors, 415 Natural Bridge Rd., 7 units.

State Park

H NATURAL BRIDGE STATE RESORT PARK Near Slade on KY 11, 2 mi. from Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy., SE. of Winchester. Open year-round. 2,445 acres near Daniel Boone Natl. Forest & Red River Gorge area, where cliffs & stone arches (or natural bridges) fill the landscape. Outstanding variety plants, wildlife. www.parks.ky.gov 606.663.2214, 800.325.1710. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Mill Creek Lake, fishing, pool, pedal boats, canoe & kayak rentals, hiking, picnic shelter, folk dancing, mini-golf, meeting facilities, nature center, planned recreation, playground, hndcp. acc. Natural Bridge Sky Lift & gift shop. No pets on trails. Natural Bridge State Park Nature Preserve, in Natural Bridge State Resort Park. A beautiful forested area with many rocky cliffs & overhangs. Several rare wildflowers live within the preserve, as well as the Virginia big-eared bat, a federally endangered species. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 35 rooms, restaurant, gift shop. Cottages, 11 one & two bedroom cottages. Open year-round. Camping: mid Mar.-mid Nov., 87 sites, 75 w/ util., limited wi-fi, primitive/ tent camping. Two camping areas, serv. bldg. (Resv. available).

Restaurants Creekside Cafe & Catering, 1289 Natural Bridge Rd. Froggy Bottom Diner, 1341 Natural Bridge Rd. Miguel's Pizza & Rock Climbing Shop, 1890 Natural Bridge Rd. Sandstone Arches Restaurant, Natural Bridge State Resort Park. Familiar Food: Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Boone Forest Shop, 918 Natural Bridge Rd. Daniel Boone Trading Post, 769 Natural Bridge Rd. Frontier Gift Shop, 940 Natural Bridge Rd. Kentucky Reptile Zoo, 200 L&E Railroad Pl. Wild Things! of Kentucky, 888 Natural Bridge Rd. Ye Ole Country Peddler, 1255 Natural Bridge Rd.

Boating & Camping Natural Bridge Cabin Company, 1231 Natural Bridge Rd. 40 units. 606.663.3700

Outdoor Adventure Red River Outdoors, 415 Natural Bridge Rd. Sky Lift at Natural Bridge, Hwy 11.

Stanton/Clay City Stanton: Pop. 2,733. Powell County seat. 13 mi. W. of Slade on the Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. Dry. Eastern Time. Clay City: Pop. 1,077. Powell County. 6 mi. W. of Stanton on the Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Airport Stanton Airport, off KY 15. General aviation. 3,000 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Clay City Park, off KY 15. Ball fields, picnicking, playground. Meadowgreen Park Bluegrass Music Hall, 303 Bluegrass Ln., Clay City. This music hall is the only buidling in Kentucky built exclusively for the preservation and performance of Bluegrass music. Its mission is to educate and create awareness of the cultural significance of Appalachian Mountain "Bluegrass" music. Red River Historical Museum, 4541 Main St., Clay City. Display of the history of the Red River & its surroundings. May-Oct., Sat.Sun. noon-5. Free. Stanton/Powell County Community Park, Hall's Ln., off KY 15, Stanton. Pool, tennis, ball field, picnicking. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Area: Cottage Furnace, KY 1057 S. from Clay City 6 mi., right on KY 213 2 mi. to FS 227, W. 3 mi. Well-preserved furnace where native iron ore was converted to pig iron. Picnicking.

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Special Park Events: Natural Bridge Trail Trek Series, Mar.- Oct. Wildflower Weekend, Apr. 11-13. Herpetology Weekend, May 9-10. Canoeing by Moonlight, June-July- Aug. Caterpillar & Butterfly Weekend, Aug.

Lake Mill Creek Lake, KY 11, S. of Slade, in Natural Bridge State Park. 41 acres. Built in 1963. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, white crappie, black crappie, rock bass, longear sunfish, rainbow trout, channel catfish, black bullhead), ramp. No gasoline motors. Ky. Dept. of Parks.

Special Events State Park Events, see Natural Bridge State Resort Park. Living Archaelogy Weekend, Gladie Historic Site, Sept.

Lodging Chop Chestnut Cabin Rental, Off KY 15 between Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. exits 22 & 33. 5 units. Hemlock Trail Cabins, 415 Natural Bridge Rd., 5 units. Lil' Abner Motel, 1000 Natural Bridge Rd., Slade, KY 40376. 14 units. Natural Bridge Cabin Company, 1231 Natural Bridge Rd., 40 units. Natural Bridge 5 Star Cabin Rental, 12075 Campton Rd., 60 units.

H NATURAL BRIDGE STATE RESORT PARK KY 11, 2 mi. from Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy., near the Red River Gorge. 35 room Hemlock Lodge, all rooms with balconies, restaurant, 11 cottages. Natural Bridge, sky lift, pool, campgrounds. www.parks.ky.gov 606.663.2214, 800.325.1710. See Ad, Page 4. Quiet Waters Cabin Rentals, 3435 Natural Bridge Rd., 3 units. 102

Gristmill & Old Engine Weekend, Clay City, May. Patriot Days, Clay City, May. 4th of July Celebration, Clay City, July 4. Stanton Corn Festival, Stanton, Aug. Kentucky Friends of the Bluegrass Fall Festival, Meadowgreen Park, Clay City, Sept. 4-6. Powell County Lions Fair, Lions Club Park, Stanton, Sept. Red River Bicycle Rally, City Park, Stanton, Oct.

Lodging Abner Motel, 87 E. College Ave., Stanton, 46 units. Cabins of Birch Hollow, 517 Birch Hollow Rd., Stanton, 14 units. Clay City Cabin, Mountain Pkwy. exit 16, 1 unit. Clay City Inn, 6031 Winchester Rd., Clay City. Fern Valley Cabins, 2250 Star Gap Rd., Stanton, 2 units. Hatchers Creek Ranch, 1644 Lower Hatchers Creek Rd., Stanton, 3 units.

Restaurants Bruen's Restaurant, 8 S. Sipple St., Stanton. China Wok, 118 W. College Ave., Stanton. Clay City Restaurant, 4493 Main St., Clay City. El Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 315 N. Main St., Stanton. Hillbilly Chef Diner, 465 Brush Creek Rd., Clay City. Kathy's Country Kitchen, 20 Black Creek Rd., Clay City. Main Street Pizza & Pasta, 50 W. Pendleton St., Stanton. Mi Finca, 86 W. College Ave., Stanton. Pizza Place, 5658 Main St., Clay City. Familiar Food: Clay City, Dairy Queen, Subway; Stanton, A & W, Arby's, Dairy Queen, Hardee's, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's.


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Bluegrass Craft & Antique Mall, 125 E. Elkin St., Stanton. Clementine's LLC, 221 S. Main St., Stanton. Cottage Enterprises, 1773 Black Creek Rd., Clay City. Country Corner, 11 Black Creek Rd., Clay City. Crabtree's Candy, 70 Greenway Rd., Stanton. Industrial Park Flea Market, 21 Ladonna Dr., Clay City. Mountain Park Dragway, 718 11th St., Clay City. Mountain View Drive-In Theatre, 1327 E. College Ave., Stanton. Ranger Red's Boot Barn, 686 W. College Ave., Stanton. Shabby-Chic Etc., 8 W. College Ave., Stanton.

Campton Lake, Mountain Pkwy., N. of Campton. 16.9 acres. Built in 1963. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, black crappie, channel catfish), ramp. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Points of Interest Red River Gorge Zipline & Canopy Tours, 455 Cliffview Rd. Zipline adventure in the Red River Gorge, just past Natural Bridge State Park. Guided 2 hr. tours. Reservations recommended. Wolfe County Historical Museum, Main St. In renovated fire-house, pioneer farm equipment & household items. Apr.-Nov. Sun. 2-4. Free.

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Red River Gorge Campground, 2270 Star Gap Rd., Stanton, 60 sites.

Music of the Mountains & Arts & Crafts Festival, May. Music in the Park, Courthouse Sq., Thurs. June-Aug. Swift Creek Silver Mine Festival, Labor Day wknd. Christmas on Swift Creek, 1st Sat. Dec.

Golf Beechfork Golf Club, 1476 Pompeii Rd., Clay City, 9 holes. Meadow's Golf Course, 365 Fife Lick Rd., Clay City, 9 holes.

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Mountain Parkway Off-Road, 201 Lake Dr., Clay City. Pilot Knob State Nature Preserve, 1.5 mi. off KY 15, near Clay City. One of the tallest knobs in the area, 730 ft., is considered the place where Daniel Boone first stood & looked out over the Bluegrass region of Ky. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

Campton Parkway Inn, Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. exit 42, 42 units. Helen's Country Inn Bed & Breakfast, 99 N.Washington St., 5 units.

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Restaurants Dixie Freeze II, 1145 Buchanan Fork Rd. El Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 318 Main St. Kathy's Diner, 171 N. Washington St. Mountain Grill House, 457 Cliff View Rd. Red River Rockhouse, 4000 KY 11. Shorty's Pizza, 307 Main St. Smiths Place, 125 Campton Baptist Rd. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Lee's Famous Recipe.

Shopping & Entertainment Candles, Clothes & Beyond, 301 Mountain Pkwy., Spur. Crafted Traditions Gift Shop, 3360 KY 191. Flower Pot, 117 N. Washington St. Swift Creek Arts & Crafts Gallery, 25 N. Washington St.

Campton Pop. 441. Wolfe County seat, est. 1870. 10 mi. E. of Slade on the Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. Wet. Eastern Time.

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Wolfe County Tourism, 341 Main St., Campton, KY 41301. 606.668.6475.

National Geological Area Red River Gorge Mountain Pkwy. exit 40 at Pine Ridge, approx. 50-60 mi. SE. of Lexington, in Daniel Boone National Forest near Natural Bridge State Resort & Slade, W. of Campton. 27,000 acres. Natl. Natural Landmark. A spectacular boulder-strewn area of rugged woodlands, streams, sandstone cliffs, overlooks, arches, rare plant-animal life. The Red River is a National Wild & Scenic River. Visitor Information Station, Gladie Historic Site, KY 715.Information on recreation opportunities in the Red River Gorge & other areas of Forest is available Apr.-Oct. daily 9-5:30, winter hrs. Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30. Red River Gorge Loop Drive, 36 mi. route on KY 715 & KY 77, passing through the Nada Tunnel, an old logging railroad tunnel, & along the Red River. Over 150 natural sandstone arches in the area. 3 waterfalls in gorge. Red River Gorge National Recreation Trail, a 38 mi. system of loop trails lacing the Red River Gorge Geological Area linking with recreation areas & the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest, links many of the forest's developed recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given to Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Areas: Clifty Wilderness, KY 15W from Pine Ridge, 1 mi. to KY 715, left 1/4 mi. 12,646 acres in Red River Gorge. Vertical sandstone cliffs, numerous arches, rockhouses (cliff overhangs used as shelter by primitive peoples), rippling streams, waterfalls. Prim. camping, hiking, backpacking, canoeing. Rock Bridge, KY 15W from Pine Ridge, 1 mi., N. on KY 715 1/2 mi., E. on FS 24 3 1/2 mi. Unique stone arch spans Swift Camp Creek. 1 1/2 mi. nature trail, access to Red River Gorge National Recreation Trail. Picnicking, hiking, nature interpretation. Sky Bridge, KY 15W from Pine Ridge, 1 mi., N. on KY 715 6 mi. A natural stone arch at the top of a ridge with a vista of Red River Gorge, picnicking, hiking.

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RED RIVER GORGE ZIPLINE TOURS 455 Cliffview Rd. KY's most exhilarating zipline adventure! The 5 line tour takes you over 300' above the Cowan Fork Gorge. The longest line is nearly 2000' and you can reach speeds up to 55 MPH! Located just 1 hour from Lexington in the heart of the Red River Gorge near Natural Bridge State Park. Reservations recommended. www.RedRiverGorgeZipline.com 888.371.8825. Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure, 1617 KY 11N.

Beattyville Pop. 1,307. Lee County seat, est. 1842. KY 52 & KY 11, 20 mi. S. of Natural Bridge State Resort, the Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. & the Red River Gorge area. Dry. Eastern Time.

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The Gravesite of Daniel Boone’s grandson Nathan Goe, Willow Branch Rd., Beattyville. The Goe Cemetery has many names, including the grandson and great niece of Daniel Boone. Kentucky River Outlook, 500 Happy Top Rd. Beautiful outlook over the birthplace of the Kentucky River where North and South Fork Rivers meet in Downtown Beattyville. Lee County Memorial Wall, Hwy 11S, Beattyville. A wall of bricks engraved with a Lee County Veteran’s name and service record. By it’s design, the memorial will not be finished as long as soldiers are called for duty. The hope is the mural on the bare wall will never be covered with additional bricks. Lee County Recreational Center, 1952 Old Hwy 11N. 10 bowling lanes, pool, ping pong and air hockey tables. Also work out for only $3 a day in the state of the art fitness center. Red River Gorge Zipline, 455 Cliffview Rd. 5 zips total, ranging from 700 ft to over 1,900 ft in length, some of which are over 300 ft off the ground and can attain speeds of 55 mph. Race on the last 2 trails which are doubled, allowing 2 people at once. St Thomas Epscopal Church, Main St., Beattyville. Built in 1896, historic landmark and still active with regular services. The Sheltowee Trace, Part of the 282 mile national trail goes though Lee County. Three Forks Historical Center, KY 11S. Visitors to this museum will see paintings, artifacts, and military items which depict the history of Beattyville over the past 100 years.

Bear Track Lake Adventures, 575 Bear Track Lake Rd., cave campsites, cabin rental, private lake, fishing and hiking. Green Pastures Getaway, 4534 Hwy 52W, hunting and fishing on 15 acre private lake, located near the Red River Gorge. Pendergrass-Murray and Miller Fork Recreational Preserves, Hwy 11S, hiking and rock climbing. 4-wheel drive recommended.

Booneville Pop. 81. Owsley County seat, est. 1843. 24 mi. W. of Jackson on KY 30. Named after Daniel Boone who camped 1/2 mi. S. of Booneville. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Special Events Passionately Pink Auction, Mar. Classic Cars Cruise-in on Main Street, Last Fri. of Apr.-Sept. Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department ATV Trail Ride, 3rd Sat. May-Sept. Primrose Fire Department Pig Roast, June. Three Forks River Festival, June. Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza, July. 50 Mile Hwy 52 Yard Sale, July. Old Engine & Tractor Show, Aug. Natural Bridge Artisan Festival, Aug. Labor Day Weekend Celebration, Sept. Live Concerts, Sept. Mud Racing, Sept. Rocktoberfest, Oct. Woolly Worm Festival, Oct. 11. Trick or Treat on Main Street, Oct. Christmas Bizarre, Nov. Christmas Spirit on Main Street, Dec.

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Points of Interest

Bear Track Lake Adventures, 575 Bear Track Lake Rd., 2 units. Bill's Place Cabin Rental, 1100 Tip Top Rd., 1 unit. Cliffview Lodge, 455 Cliffview Rd., 16 units. Eden's Glen Cabin Rental, 501 KY 2017, 1 unit. General's Cabin, 5539 KY 2016, 1 unit. Green Pastures Getaway, 4534 KY 52W, 1 unit. H&P Cabin Rentals, 875 Maloney Ridge Rd., 4 units. Lago Linda Hideaway, 850 Blacks Ridge Rd., 7 units. Oxbow Family Inn, 1235 S. Fork Rd., 2 units. Paw Paw's Landing, KY 11S, 1 unit. Pine Crest Camp Lodge, 200 Pinecrest Camp Rd., 20 units. Red River Gorge Cabin Rentals, 400 Cliffview Rd., 46 units. The Respite Cabin, Old Hwy 11, 1 unit. The Restwood Cabin, Cliffview Resort, 1 unit. Scenic Cabin Rentals, Cliffview Resort & Deer Water Lake in Rogers, KY, 30 units. Travel Wise Motor Inn, KY 11, 24 units.

Faith Hill Community Center, Lucky Fork Rd. 3 log buildings, 1933 manse, 1935 hospital & log church built 1938-40. Noble Pioneer Village & Museum, KY 30, Lerose. Dwelling house c. 1874, well & shop house with tools & utensils of the period.

Special Events Owsley County Saddle Club Trail Ride, 3rd wknd. Apr. & 2nd wknd. Oct. Daniel Boone Days, July 4 wknd. Owsley County School & Community Fair, 3rd wk. Sept.

Lodging Linda's Victorian Rose, KY 30W, 3 units.

Restaurants Country Kitchen, 271 Mulberry St. Hometown Cafe, Main St. Sam's Pizza & Subs, 212 Court St.

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Shopping & Entertainment

Bobcat Drive In, 2014 Hwy 11S. Hill Top Pizza, 2034 KY 11N. Lee County Rec. Center, 1952 Old Hwy 11. Manna Cafe on Main, 100 Main St. Marshall’s Catering & Concessions, Local Delight Homemade Donuts. The Purple Cow, 146 Main St. Stacy Grocery & Hill Top Pizza, Hwy 52 E., St. Helens. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Subway.

Appalachian Fireside Crafts, KY 30W, Vincent. Mountain Design & Crafts, 66 KY 11. Payton's Place Flowers & Gifts, Old KY Hwy 11.

Golf Sag Hollow Golf Club, KY 11S, 9 holes

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Shopping & Entertainment Grey’s Antiques, 2425 Hwy 11S. Little Bear’s Gift Shop, 6752 Hwy 52. Nancy’s Fancies. Old Hwy 11N. Treasure Trove, Main St.

Boating & Camping Beattyville Boat Ramp, Water St. Lago Linda Hideaway, 850 Black Ridge Rd., 5 cabins, 33 sites, rest. Lock No. 14 on the Kentucky River, Hwy. 399, Heidelberg.

Golf Beattyville Country Club, 406 Golf Course Rd., 9 holes.

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Pop. 2,751. Estill County seat, est. 1812. KY 52 21 mi. E. of Richmond. S. of Bert T. Combs Mountain Pkwy. on KY 82 & KY 89. On the Kentucky River. Dry. Eastern Time.

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National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest The U.S. Forest Service maintains 700,000 acres of beautiful timberland in portions of 21 eastern Kentucky counties stretching from Morehead in the N. to the Tennessee border in the SE. There are nearly 500 mi. of trails & over 800 mi. of roads under the Forest


Kentucky's Daniel Boone Country Service's jurisdiction. Among the numerous recreational facilities available are campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps & beaches. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Area: Fitchburg Furnace, KY 52, 6 mi. E. of Ravenna, left on KY 975, 3 mi. to furnace. Picnicking.

Veterans Week, 2nd wk. Nov. Downtown Christmas, 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Jackson Inn, KY 15, 65 units. Paul's Motel, 1184 Main St., 20 units.

Points of Interest Estill County Historical & Genealogical Society Museum & Research Center, 133-135 Broadway, Sat. 10-4.

Restaurants Bee Happys, 1124 Main St. Big Blue Smokehouse, 1550 Hwy 15S. Chen's Asian Buffet Inc, 100 Hwy 15S. Cozy Corner, 1134 Main St. Mi Degollado, 1550 Hwy 15S. Old Country Inn, 211 KY 15S. Variety Pizza House, 1189 Main St. White Flash #2 & Tasty Twist, 701 Washington Ave. Familiar Food: KY 15, Hardee's, KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Wendy's.

Special Events Mountain Mushroom Festival, last wknd. Apr. Estill County Fair, Estill Co. Fairgrounds, June. Rock the River Town, Estill Co. Fairgrounds, June. Red Lick Valley Bluegrass Festival, 4405 Red Lick Rd., July. Bicknell's Soggy Bottom Farm Festival, 353 Red Lick Rd., Sept.

Lodging Bergman House Bed & Breakfast, 233 Main St., 4 units. Oak Tree Inn, 1075 Richmond Rd., 25 units. Snug Hollow Farm Bed & Breakfast, 790 McSwain Branch Rd., 4 units.

Shopping & Entertainment Bowling Roy, 55 Kaylas Ln. Homespun Country Décor, 1027 College Ave. Jackson Village Shopping Ctr, 13801 Highway 15S. Morris Fork Crafts, 930 Morris Fork Rd. Quilts Plus, 4446 KY 30W.

Restaurants Burger Barn Drive-In, 1375 Richmond Rd. Casa Habanera 2, 539 River Dr. Cedar Village Restaurant, 1100 Richmond Rd. Hong Kong Restaurant, 1274 Richmond Rd. The Lighthouse Restaurant, 1325 Richmond Rd. The Lunch Box, 206 Main St. Michael's, 100 3rd St., Ravenna. Rader's River Grill, 5 S. Irvine Rd. Right Place Restaurant, 1041 Winchester Rd. Thyme on Broadway Cafe, 131 Broadway St. The Twin, 63 River Dr. Wigwam Drive-In, 419 3rd St., Ravenna. Familiar Food: Hardee's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Wendy's.

Golf Sugar Camp Golf Club, 4284 KY 30E, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Robinson Forest, 23 mi. SE. of Jackson, KY 15S to KY 476, E. to Buckhorn Creek Rd. Large research & educational forest managed by Univ. of Ky. 1 1/4 mi. nature trail, last operating fire tower in Ky. Many migratory songbirds. No hunting or fishing.

Shopping & Entertainment All Things Country Inc., 1100 Harris Ferry Rd. Apple Basket Gift Shop, 61 River Dr. Cusick Creations, 873 Sandhill Rd. Ravenna Florist & Greenhouse, 408 Main St., Ravenna. Silo Mill Gift Shop, 325 Richmond Rd.

Boating and Camping Burnamwood Camp & Conference Center, 900 Camp Burnamwood Rd.

Golf Estill County Golf Club, 1602 Kirkland Ave., 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Domain Farm, Old Iron Works Rd.

Jackson Pop. 2,231. Breathitt County seat, est. 1883. KY 15, SE. of Campton, Red River Gorge. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Pop. 4,456. Perry County seat, est. 1790. KY 15, KY 80 on N. Fork of the Kentucky River, SE. of Buckhorn Lake. Wet. Eastern Time.

Julian Carroll Airport, KY 30E, E. off KY 15, 5 mi. SE. General aviation. 4,400 ft. runway.

Lake Pan Bowl Lake, KY 15 near Jackson. 98 acres. Built in 1963 on the N. Fork of the Ky. River. Fishing, ramp. Hndcp. acc.

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Breathitt County Museum, 329 Broadway. Exhibits of early Appalachian life including photographs, prehistoric life, farming, logging, coal mining, home life & the military. Mon. & Wed. 9-4. Donations. Douthitt Park, off KY 15. Ball field, basketball, picnic shelter, walking track. Little Red School House, at L.B.J. Elementary School, KY 15. Reproduction one-room school house, authentic desks, books. South Fork Elk View, KY 15S to KY 1098, 16 mi. then right on road circling the point. Panoramic views of the largest elk herd in Ky.

Wendell H. Ford Airport, KY 15, 10 mi. N. General aviation. 3,250 ft. & 5,500 ft. runways.

Special Events Breathitt Co. Rodders Car Club Cruise In, 3rd Fri. Jan.-Dec. Pig Out in the Park, Douthitt Park, July 4th wknd. Breathitt County Honey Festival, Labor Day wknd. Breathitt County Heritage Fair, Douthitt Park, 1st wknd. Oct.

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H BUCKHORN LAKE STATE RESORT PARK KY 1833 off KY 28 near Buckhorn about 22 mi. NW. of Hazard via KY 15. 856 scenic wooded acres on 1,200 acre Buckhorn Lake. www.parks.ky.gov 606.398.7510, 800.325.0058. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Fishing, pool, beach, bathhouse, picnic shelters, playground, mini-golf, sandpit volleyball, hiking, marina, open slips, ramps, pontoons, fishing boats, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, hndcp. facilities, planned recreation. Lodging: Lodge, 36 newly renovated rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms, gift shop, recreation room. Cottages, executive 2 & 3 bedroom. Open year-round. 105


Special Park Events: Winter Elk Watches, Jan. 12, 26, Feb. 9, 23, Mar. 9, 16. Sweetheart Weekend, Feb. 14-16. Easter Egg Hunt, Mar. 20. Arbor Day, Apr. 6. Buckhorn Lake Cleanup, Apr. 21. Pioneer Appalachian Mountain Life, May 5. Hook or Hike Day, June 1. Independence Day Celebration, July 4. National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28. Women's Wellness Weekend, Oct. 11-13.

The Decorating Center, 321 Morton Blvd. Two Sisters Gifts, 2785 N. Main St.

Boating & Camping Eagles Landing Campground, 265 KY 2072, Gays Creek, 10 sites, 37 prim. sites, 10 RV sites, horse shoes, pedal boats, basketball and showerhouse. Trace Branch, off KY 257N, 10 mi. N. of Hyden, 15 sites, 13 prim. sites. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Buckhorn Lake: Buckhorn Campground, off KY 28 at Buckhorn Dam, 31 sites, 18 prim. sites. Playground, basketball court, laundry facilities, showerhouse.

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Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, KY 1833, 1 court. Hazard Country Club, 380 Cardinal Dr., 9 holes, rest. Hazard Pavilion, 617 Broadway, 2 indoor courts. Perry County Park, KY 15, 2 courts.

28 mi. W. of Hazard, S. of Jackson. In the northern portion of the Redbird part of Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. 1,230 acres. Extends from Buckhorn to within 12 mi. of Hyden, in Perry & Leslie Cos. Fishing, boating & camping. Buckhorn Dam on the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River, off KY 28 at Buckhorn. 1,020 ft. long, 162 ft. high. Completed 1960. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Outdoor Adventure Backwoods MX, Beach Fork Rd., Willard. Holliday Farm & Garden, 18354 KY 478.

Points of Interest Bobby Davis Museum & Park, 234 Walnut St. Hazard & Perry Co. local history museum & gardens. Mon.-Fri. 8-4. Free. Buckhorn Log Cathedral, 16 mi. SE. on KY 28. Scandinavian-style church built 1928, natural white oak interior, Hook & Hasting pipe organ. Daily 9-5. Tours by appt. Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky, 1 Community College Dr. Students work in a realistic mock-up of an orbiting Space Station & a Mission Control room patterned after NASAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Johnson Space Center. Hazard Pavilion, 617 Broadway. Recreational complex containing an indoor Olympic pool, indoor track, tennis & racquetball courts, weight room & steam sauna. Mother Goose Building, KY 451. House built by George Stacy from 1935-40 modeled on a goose. Perry County Park, 1 mi. N. on KY 15. 150 acres, pool, picnicking, playground, softball, basketball, tennis, mini-golf, walking trails, horse show arena, skateboard park, outdoor stage. Wildlife Viewing Area, Jewel Ridge Mountain, KY 463. Good viewing point for elk, bear, deer & turkey.

Hindman Pop. 777. Knott County seat. KY 80 E. of Hazard. N. of Carr Fork Lake. Dry. Eastern Time.

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State Park Carr Creek State Park KY 15, 15 mi. S. of Hazard. This 29 acre park features a full range of recreational opportunities on Carr Fork Lake. Full service marina nearby. Park Features: Beach, bathhouse, fishing, picnic area, restrooms. Camping: 39 sites.

Special Events State Park Events, see Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Springtime at the Cabin, Apr. Cruzzin' in the Park, Downtown, Apr.-Oct. 2nd Sat. Veterans Bike Ride, Sat. before Memorial Day. Hazard Bluegrass Festival, July. 4th of July Celebration, July 4. Halfway to Hazard Charity Trail Ride, Crockettsville, Sept. Black Gold Festival, Sept. 19-21. Geocaching, 3rd wknd. Oct. Battle of Leatherwood Reenactment, Cornettsville, 4th wknd. Oct. Christmas at the Cabin, Nov. Christmas Parade & Celebration, Nov.

Lodging America's Best Value Inn, 359 Morton Blvd., 60 units.

H BUCKHORN LAKE STATE RESORT PARK KY 1833 off KY 28, Buckhorn, 22 mi. NW. of Hazard via KY 15, on Buckhorn Lake. 36 room lodge, all rooms with patio or balcony, conference center for 200, restaurant, pool, 5 cottages. Marina. www.parks.ky.gov 606.398.7510, 800.325.0058. See Ad, Page 4. Combs Motel, 1616 N. Main St., 20 units. Daniel Boone Motor Inn, 90 Boone Ridge Rd., 74 units. Hampton Inn & Suites, 70 Morton Blvd., 66 units. Holiday Inn Express, 192 Corporate Dr., 68 units. Harmony House Victorian Bed & Breakfast, 300 Broadway St., Hazard. Super 8, 125 Village Ln., 67 units.

Restaurants Big Blue Smokehouse, 123 Corporate Dr., Ste. 1. Bowlingtown Country Kitchen, Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Circle T Restaurant, 1519 Combs Rd. Coal River Grille, 420 Village Ln. The Daniel Boone Steak House, 90 Boone Ridge Rd. El Azul Grande III, 124 Corporate Dr. Frances's Diner, 1315 Combs Rd. La Pena, 278 Village Ln. Peking Chinese Restaurant, 446 Main St. Sazon, 20 Daniel Boone Dr. Tree House Cafe & Bakery, 426 Main St. VFW Post 7387, 1700 N. Main St. Your Place Restaurant, 10590 KY 15S, Scuddy. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Captain D's, Dairy Queen, Giovanni's, Hardee's, Huddle House, KFC, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Fugate's Entertainment Center, 218 Entertainment Dr. Hillside Theater, 410 Morton Blvd. Nu 2 U, 3430 N. Main St. 106

Lake Carr Creek Lake KY 160 E. of Hindman, 15 mi. SE. of Hazard. 710 acres. Camping, fishing, boating, playgrounds, picnicking, marina. Carr Creek Dam, 8.8 mi. above the mouth of Carr Creek, a tributary of the N. Fork of the Kentucky River, off KY 15 at Little Dove Church Rd., 720 ft. long, 130 ft. high. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Alice Lloyd College, KY 899 near KY 80, KY 160, Pippa Passes. Enrolls 600. 4 yr. private liberal arts college, est. by pioneering educator Alice Lloyd in 1923. Appalachian Artisan Center, 16 W. Main St. Promoting the arts, culture, heritage & economy of 49 counties in Eastern Kentucky. Retail gallery, artist studios & cafe. Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-4. Hindman Settlement School, 20 mi. NE. Hazard on KY 80 to KY 160. Founded 1902, tours, workshops on Appalachian life & culture, Marie Stewart Museum & Craft Shop, Mon.-Fri. 10-4. Kentucky School of Craft, 63 Education Ln. Professional craft school with an innovative curriculum. Knott County Sportsplex, 450 Kenny Champion Loop, off KY 80. Multisport facility with basketball, bowling, game room, walking track, fitness center, conference room, sports museum, sports shop & concessions. Outdoor baseball & soccer fields.

Special Events Knott County Trail Riders Spring Ground Poundin, Sutton Memorial Park, Apr. Knott County Saddle Club Rides, Sutton Memorial Park, 1st wk. May & Oct. Appalachian Family Folk Week, Hindman Settlement School, 2nd wk. June. Appalachian Writers Workshop, Hindman Settlement School, last wk. July. Gingerbread Festival, Thurs.-Sat. after Labor Day. Knott County Trail Riders Fall Ride, Sutton Memorial Park, Sept. Appalachia Day, Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, 2nd Sat. Oct.

Lodging Quiltmaker Inn, 18 Main St. E., 15 units.

Restaurants Arnold's Drive-In, 2164 Hwy 550 W. Creekside Diner, 399 Main St. E. Heritage Pizza, 359 Main St. E. Holly Hills Mall Restaurant, 92 Holly Hills Mall Rd. Hot Rod's Pizza, 1004 Hwy. 160 S. Familiar Food: Arby's, Dairy Queen, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment By Grace Alone Christian Gifts, 79 Fieldwood Dr. Hindman Floral & Gift Shop, 50 Cowtown Rd.


Kentucky's Daniel Boone Country Holly Hills Shopping Center, 3068 Hwy 160 S. Marie Stewart Craft Shop, Hindman Settlement School, KY 160. Premier Gifts, 52 Hindman Hills Rd 5.

Boating & Camping Trace Branch Campground, 3929 Mosley Bend Rd., 28 sites, boat ramp. Willie Begley Memorial RV Park, 26369 US 421, 27 sites.

Boating & Camping Carr Creek Marina, KY 15. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Carr Creek Lake: Littcarr, off KY 160, 45 sites.

Outdoor Adventure Daniel Boone ATV Trail, 26369 US 421.

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ATV/Motorcycle Rider Training Center, 200 Sutton Memorial Dr. Knott County Pool & Skatepark, 53 Perkins Madden Rd. Mine Made Adventure Park, 64 Clydean Rd., Leburn. ATV trails, horse trails, elk viewing, camping. Sutton Memorial Park, KY 1098. Horse & ATV trails, elk viewing.

Pop. 2,139. Letcher County seat. 31 mi. SE. of Hazard, KY 15, US 119. Wet (Letcher Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest The U.S. Forest Service manages more than 700,000 acres of forest land throughout southern & eastern Ky. The developed recreation facilities include campgrounds, picnic areas, trails & boat ramps.

Points of Interest Frontier Nursing Service, on KY 80, US 421 off Hal Rogers Pkwy. Est. 1925, includes Mary Breckinridge Hospital, Nursing Centers, Frontier School of Midwifery & Family Nursing. 320 acres. Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music, 108 Maple St. Professional studio artist program including performance, songwriting, recording & music business. Richard M. Nixon Recreation Center, 150 Wendover Rd. Pool, basketball, drama & musical programs. Wendover Big House, log home built in 1925 as residence for Mary Breckinridge, restored in 1981. Natl. Reg. Tours, meals & lodging by appt.

Special Events Wildlife Day, Fish and Game Club, Wendover Rd., 1st Sat. July. Osborne Brothers Hometown Festival, Nixon Center, 1st wknd. Aug. Mary Breckinridge Festival, 1st wknd. Oct. Parade of LIghts, 1st Fri. Dec.

Lodging Wendover Bed & Breakfast Inn, 132 FNS Dr., Wendover, 8 units.

Restaurants Blue Castle Cafe, 21560 Main St. Elk Mountain Cafe, 26311 US 421. Giovanni's Pizza-Hyden, 22320 Main St. Kudzu Corner CafĂŠ, 105 Dryhill Rd. Mary's All Star Pizza, 21836 Main St. Shaker's Pizza, 17585 US 421. Familiar Food: US 421, Dairy Queen, Hardee's, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Adams Music & Gift Shop, 21976 Main St. Bowling Larry, 2809 Hwy. 80. Edna Pace Studios, 640 Thousandsticks Rd. Flowers On Main, 22123 Main St. Kirklan Gifts, 167 Flackey Branch Rd. This-N-That Indoor Flea Market, 23539 Hwy. 421.

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Lake Fishpond Lake (Payne Gap Lake), off US 119, 2.5 mi. SW. of Jenkins. 32 acres. Built in 1964. Fishing (rainbow trout, largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, warmouth, black crappie, brown bullhead), ramp, picnicking.

Points of Interest Appalshop, 91 Madison Ave. Community Arts, Education & Media Center, live music performances, art gallery, radio station, production of films, videos, theater & recordings focusing on the Appalachian region. David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum, 9505 KY 805, Jenkins. Tues.-Sat. 11-5, Sun. 1-5. Pound Gap Cut Through, natural route Ky. to Va. via US 23, Jenkins. Discovered by Christopher Gist in 1751.

Special Events Mountain Arts Festival, Eolia, June. Seedtime on the Cumberland, Appalshop, June. Jenkins Homecoming Days, Jenkins, last wknd. Aug. Isom Days & Rodeo, Isom, Labor Day wknd. Mountain Heritage Festival, Sept.

Lodging Gramp's Cabin, 190 KY 2036, 1 unit. Happy Mountain Lodging, 92 Memory Ln., 2 units. Highland Winery Bed & Breakfast, 193 Seco Dr., Seco, 16 units. Oven Fork Bed & Breakfast, 8494 US 119S, Oven Fork, 2 units. Parkway Inn, 3749 KY 15, 44 units, rest. Super 8, 107 Medical Plaza Ln., 43 units. Whitesburg Bed & Breakfast, 6 Hayes St., 3 units.

Restaurants Cavalier Drugstore & Cafe, 9500 KY 805, Jenkins. Courthouse Cafe, 127B Main St. Hobo's Diner, 114 Main St. Jumbo House, 94 Whitesburg Plz. Las Penas Mexican Restaurant, 180 Pkwy. Plaza Loop. Paradise Pizza, 9299 Hwy. 15. The Parkway Inn, Hwy. 15.

H PINE MOUNTAIN GRILL 45 US 119S. Serving the finest home cooking at the base of Pine Mountain, The Grill offers an extensive menu including delicious breakfasts, fresh soups, salads, sandwiches & paninis, great steaks, pasta & seafood & wonderful neighborhood specialties. www. pinemountaingrill.com 606.633.1183. See Ad. Summit City, 214 Main St. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, Subway, Wendy's.

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Appalshop Inc, 91 Madison Ave. Busy B’s Country Gift Shop, 909 Hwy. 317. The Cozy Corner, 127A Main St. Highland Winery, 193 Seco Dr., Seco. John B. Adams Country Store, 72 Isom Dr., Isom. Kingdom Come Barns, 1137 Hwy. 119 N. Ovenfork Merchantile, 8494 Hwy. 119 S. Pine Mountain/Letcher County Craft Co-op, 331 US 119N. Temple of the Winds Art Gallery, 2356 KY 806, Eolia.

Middlesboro Airport, 1420 Dorchester Ave. General aviation. 3,650 ft. runway.

National Park Cumberland Gap National Historical Park US 25E (Cumberland Gap Pkwy.), S. of Middlesboro. 24,000 acres shared by Ky., Va. & Tenn. Est. 1955.The Gap is an 800 ft. deep natural break in the Cumberland Mountains. Indians passed through the Gap on a trail called Warriors Path; later pioneers called it the Wilderness Road. Over 200,000 pioneers used the road between 1775 & 1810. Park Features: Visitor Center with museum & orientation films. Open daily 8-5, closed Christmas. Pinnacle Overlook, 2,440 ft., overlooks 3 states, hndcp. acc. (no trailers or vehicles over 20 ft.). Iron furnace, sand cave. Hensley Settlement Tours, atop Brush Mtn., restored 1904 mountain farmstead community. Picnicking, ranger guided activities year-round. 85 mi. of hiking trails. Cumberland Gap Tunnel, US 25E, 4,600 ft. long through Cumberland Mountain. Gap Cave tours. Camping: Wilderness Rd. Campground (Natl. Park Serv.) E. on US 58 off US 25E. 160 sites, 41 with hookups.

Boating & Camping Fish Pond Lake, 475 Fish Pond Dr., Payne Gap.

Golf Raven Rock Golf Course, US 23, Jenkins, 18 holes, rest.

Outdoor Adventure Bad Branch State Nature Preserve, KY 932. 2,639 acres on Pine Mountain include forested gorge with a 60 ft. waterfall, rare plants & animals. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

Points of Interest Arthur Museum, 2215 Cumberland Ave. Built in 1890 to house the American Association. Now houses Bell County Tourism Commission & showcases memorabilia of city founder Alexander A. Arthur. Bell County Historical Museum, 207 N. 20th St. Old Carnegie Library building. Bell Co. photographs & artifacts. Mon.-Sat. 10-4. Free. Coal House & Display, N. 20th St. Built 1926 of 40 tons of bituminous coal. Houses the Bell Co. Chamber of Commerce. Mon.-Fri. 8-4.

Special Events Cruisin' the Crater, Middlesboro Mall, 3rd Sat. May-Sept. 4th of July Celebration, July 4. Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival, 1st wknd. Oct. Christmas Parade, Downtown, 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Boone Trail Inn, US 25E, 22 units. Cumberland Manor Bed & Breakfast, 208 Arthur Heights, 5 units. Days Inn, 1623 E. Cumberland Ave., 100 units, rest. Holiday Inn Express, 1252 N. 12th St., 60 units. Marty’s ATV Oasis, 2390 KY 188. Parkview Motel, 202 1/2 N. 12th St., 20 units. Sleep Inn, 1260 N. 12th St., 50 units.

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Hensley-Pine Mountain Wildlife Management Area, 5 mi. SW. off US 119. 4,849 acres. Hiking on Little Shepherd Trail. No camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Lilley Cornett Woods, KY 1103, 7 mi. E. of KY 7 at Skyline, S. off US 119 near Cumberland. 554 acres, old-growth forest, center of the "Mixed Mesophytic Forest Region." Tours daily May 15-Aug. 15, wknds. Apr.-May; Aug.-Oct.

Avenue Café, 1915 Cumberland Ave. Chinatown Cafe, Middlesboro Mall. Conley's Drive-In, 708 E. Lothbury Ave. La Esperanza, 471 N. 12th St. Libby's Deli, 129 W. Lothbury Ave. New China Express, 1801 Cumberland Ave. New King Buffet, 1861 N. 25th St. Pelancho's Mexican Grill, 605 N. 12th St. Familiar Food: Arby's, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Hardee's, KFC, Krystal, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Ryan's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Carmike Cinema 4, Middlesboro Mall.

H CUMBERLAND CRAFTS Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor's Center, US 25E (Cumberland Gap Pkwy.) Southern Highland Craft Guild shop featuring fine traditional & contemporary crafts. Daily 9-5. www.craftguild. org 606.242.3699. Middlesboro Crossing, 1841 US 25E. Middlesboro Mall, 905 N. 12th St. Skate World, 2113 Cumberland Ave. Village Square Shopping Center, US 25E.

Golf Middlesboro Country Club, 295 Country Dr., 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Marty's ATV Oasis, 2930 KY 188. Middlesboro Skate Park, N. 30th St.

Pineville Middlesboro Pop. 10,334. Bell County, est. 1889. US 25E, near Cumberland Gap Natl. Historic Park. An industrial city built by a group of Englishmen. Only city in U.S. known to be built within a meteor crater. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Kentucky's Daniel Boone Country Wilderness Trail Off-Road Park, KY 119. 9,000 acres of free riding. Prim. camping, fishing.

State Park

H PINE MOUNTAIN STATE RESORT PARK US 25E, 1 mi. S. Pineville. 1,519 acres. Ky.'s 1st state park, est. 1926. Pine Mountain range is a western section of the giant Appalachian Mountain system. Rewarding area for those interested in natural & cultural history. Open year-round. www.parks.ky.gov 606.337.3066, 800.325.1712. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Pool, planned recreation, handicapped facilities, naturalist programs, picnic shelters, hiking, mini-golf, playgrounds, Laurel Cove Amphitheatre, Chained Rock, interpretive center. Pine Mountain State Park Nature Preserve, in Pine Mountain State Resort Park. Protected acreage includes Hemlock Gardens, a beautiful old-growth forest with trees over 300 years old. Many species of wildďŹ&#x201A;owers can be found among the ferns & mountain laurel. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 30 rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms. Cottages, 9 one-bedroom log cabins, 11 two-bedroom cottages. Open year-round. Golf: 18 holes, pro shop, rental clubs & carts. Special Park Events: Hike the Highlands Winter Getaway, Jan. 11-13. Winter Photo Weekend, Jan. 25-27. Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival, May 23-25.

Lakes Cannon Creek Lake, W. of US 25E, 6 mi. S. of Pineville. 243 acres. Completed in 1972. Fishing (rainbow trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, crappie, bluegill, warmouth, channel catfish), ramp. Electric motors only. Chenoa Lake, KY 190, 15 mi. W. of Pineville in Ky. Ridge State Forest. 37 acres. Built in 1953. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, white crappie, green sunfish, redear sunfish, channel catfish, brown bullhead), picnicking. Off-road vehicles prohibited. Electric motors only. Ky. Division of Forestry.

Points of Interest Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, 300 Clear Creek Rd. Est. 1926. 700 acres. Bachelor of Arts in Ministry program. Scale model of Jerusalem in days of Christ. Mon.-Fri. 9-4. Henderson Settlement & Log House Craft Shop, 16773 KY 190, Frakes,18 mi. SW. of Pineville. Handcrafts co-op, free tours of working mission. Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30.

Special Events State Park Events, see Pine Mountain State Resort Park. Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival, Memorial Day wknd. Pumpkin Patch Festival, last wknd. Sept. Haunted Forest Ride, Fall.

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H PINE MOUNTAIN STATE RESORT PARK US 25E in Kentucky Ridge State Forest. 30 room Herndon J. Evans Lodge, conference center for 300, restaurant, pool, 20 cottages. Chained rock, Laurel Cove Amphitheatre, 18 hole golf course. www. parks.ky.gov 606.337.3066, 800.325.1712. See Ad, Page 4.

Restaurants Engle's Drive-In, 14889 Robert L. Madon Bypass. La Esperanza, 122 W. Kentucky Ave. The Flocoe, 122 W. Kentucky Ave. Mountain View Restaurant, Pine Mountain State Resort Park. Familiar Food: US 25E, Arby's, Dairy Queen, KFC, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Bell Theater, 114 W. Kentucky Ave. Hometown Florist, 115 S. Pine St. Long's One & Up, 120 N. Walnut St.

Golf

H WASIOTO WINDS GOLF COURSE Pine Mountain State Resort Park, 1050 State Park Rd. 18 hole par 72 regulation course. Links-type course in a valley criss-crossed by a stream & surrounded by majestic mountains. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available. www.parks.ky.gov 606.337.1066, 800.814.8002. See Ad, Page 4.

Outdoor Adventure Kentucky Ridge State Forest, KY 190, off US 25, SW. of Pineville. Kentucky's largest state forest. 15,251 acres in Bell County. Hiking, picnicking & hunting in season. Adjacent to Pine Mountain State Park. Off-road vehicles prohibited. Ky. Division of Forestry. Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail, The Little Shepherd Trail Section of the Pine Mountain Trail is a 38 mi. trail from US 119 to US 421, part of a 120 mi. linear park under development from Breaks Interstate Park to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Shillalah Creek Wildlife Management Area, SE. of Pineville, US 119N 10 mi., S. on KY 987 to Mill Branch-Hensley Flats Rd. 2,575 acres. Old growth forest, extremely rugged steep terrain, high cliffs. Brook trout fishing, hiking. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Cumberland/ Benham/Lynch Cumberland: Pop. 2,237. Harlan County. US 119. Wet (Harlan Co. Dry). Eastern Time. Benham: Pop. 500. Harlan County. KY 160, E. of Cumberland. Dry. Eastern Time. Lynch: Pop. 747. Harlan County. KY 160, E. of Cumberland & Benham. Dry. Eastern Time.

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State Parks Kingdom Come State Park Off US 119, N. of Cumberland, NE. of Harlan. Open year-round. Nearly 1,700 beautiful mountain acres, named for John Fox, Jr.'s "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come," 1st U.S. novel to sell 1 million copies (1903). The three largest black bears ever recorded in Ky. were found here. Park Features: Visitors center with gift shop, pedal boats, mini-golf. Apr.-Oct. 3 acre lake, fishing, hiking, picnic shelters, playground, limited prim. camping. Kingdom Come State Park Nature Preserve, on the N. face of Pine Mountain in Kingdom Come State Park. Protects Kentucky's 3rd largest colony of the federally endangered Indiana bat. Log Rock, long, narrow natural sandstone arch resembling a log. Raven Rock, dramatic stone formation with large sand cave formation at its base. Cave is natural stage for local performances.

Points of Interest Black Mountain, KY 160, S. off KY 38. Kentucky's highest point is atop Black Mountain, 4,145 ft. Coal Miner's Park, KY 160, Benham. 1949 caboose, fish pond, picnicking, coal miners wall, walking path. Godbey appalachian center, 700 College Rd., Cumberland. Extensive collection of Appalachian artifacts including thousands of oral histories, photographs, art & music. Art gallery, arts & crafts studio, woodworking shop, Theatre & Harlan Performing Arts Series. www. harlancountytourism.com 606.589.2145, ext. 3137. Kentucky Coal Museum, KY 160, Benham. An original coal company commissary, now a museum with displays from early coal mining communities. Loretta Lynn exhibit, mock mine & many interactive displays. Groups welcome. www.harlancountytourism.com 606.848.1530. Portal 31 Mine Tour, KY 160, Lynch. The nation's premier underground mine experience gives visitors a spectacular view of coal mining from the early 20th century to the modern day. www. harlancountytourism.com 606.848.1530. Trail of Storytelling Through Art, Main St., Cumberland. The story of immigrants of many nationalities who came to work in the Harlan Co. coal mines told through art.

Special Events Kentucky Black Bear Festival, Cumberland, 2nd wknd. May. Tri-City Grand Reunion, Cumberland, Benham & Lynch, 2nd wknd. June. Fireworks Celebration, Cumberland, July. Coal Miners Appreciation Day, Cumberland & Lynch, 2nd Sat. Oct. Kentucky's Ride to the Summit, Cumberland, Oct. Tri-City Christmas Parade, Cumberland, 1st Fri. Dec.

Lodging America's Best Value Inn, US 119N, Cumberland, 70 units. Benham Schoolhouse Inn, 100 Central Ave., Benham, 30 units, rest. Plaza Motel, US 119, Cumberland, 73 units

Restaurants Charlotte's Hoagie Shop, 1615 E. Main St., Cumberland. Dairy Hut Too, 2207 E. Main St., Cumberland. El Charrito, 35 Black Bear Ave., Cumberland. Gabriel's Pizzeria, 1302 E. Main St., Cumberland. Pizza Pro, 305 Kingdom Come Dr. Quilt Pieces Vintage Shoppe, 408 Main St. Regina's Tastee Cream, 1204 E. Main St., Cumberland. Rogers Market & Deli, US 119, Cumberland. Familiar Food: Main St., Cumberland, Hardee's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Apple Tree, 21991 US 119N, Cumberland. Buff's Bows & Gifts, 1417 E. Main St., Cumberland. Christian Store, 216 W. Main St., Cumberland. Poor Fork Arts & Crafts, 218 W. Main St., Cumberland. The Treasure Chest, 413 W. Main St. 109


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Boating & Camping

Portal 31 RV Park, KY 160, Lynch, 12 sites.

Harlan Center RV Park, 201 S. Main St., 7 sites. Harlan County Campground & RV Park, 8331 US 119, Putney, 3 cabins, 20 sites, 50 prim. sites. Stone Mountain Boat Dock, 99 Day Branch Rd.

Golf Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, 330 Golf Course Rd., Cumberland, 9 holes.

Golf

Outdoor Adventure

Harlan Country Club, 1509 S. Hwy., 3001, 9 holes.

Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail. The Little Shepherd Trail Section of the Pine Mountain Trail is a 38 mi. trail from US 119 to US 421, part of a 120 mi. linear park under development from Breaks Interstate Park to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

Outdoor Adventure Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Park, Black Mountain. 7,000 acres of off-road trails for ATVs & other off-road vehicles. Easy, moderate & extreme difficulty. No fee. Black Mountain Thunder Zipline, Evarts Trailhead, Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Park. Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve, KY 840, off US 119, near Keith. Protects the largest old-growth forest in Ky. A 3 mi. hiking trail begins at Camp Blanton adjacent to the preserve. 1/2 mi. trail along Watts Creek is a scenic & less strenuous alternative route. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Cranks Creek Wildlife Management Area, 15 mi. SE. on Stone Mountain Rd. off US 421. 2,155 acres. Unique wagon tunnel road. Fishing, hiking, rental boats. Picnicking at adjoining Stone Mountain. No camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Kentenia State Forest, KY 1679, Little Shepherd Trail, off US 421, runs along the northern boundary of the forest. 4,277 acres located in 4 non-contiguous tracts on S. side of Pine Mountain. Hiking, picnicking, prim. camping, hunting, fishing. Off-road vehicles prohibited. Ky. Division of Forestry. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Area: Cumberland Shadow Hiking Trail, 6 mi. trail adj. to Martins Fork Lake. Picnicking, hunting, prim. camping.

Harlan Pop. 1,745. Harlan County seat, est. 1819. US 421 & US 119, NE. of Middlesboro. In the rugged region of Pine Mountain & the Cumberland Mountains. Originally known as Mt. Pleasant. Moist (Harlan Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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n EVARTS TOURISM COMMISSION The Birthplace of Adventure Tourism. ATV friendly town, located within minutes of Black Mountain Thunder Zipline & Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Park. Enjoy ATV trails, camping & more. 101 Harlan St., Evarts, KY 40828.www.evartskentucky.com 877.737.0778.

Lakes Cranks Creek Lake (Herb Smith Lake), off KY 987, 15 mi. SW. 219 acres. Fishing (rainbow trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill, channel catfish), 2 ramps. Dam completed in 1963. Martins Fork Lake, 13 mi. SE. on KY 987. 340 acres. Impounded 1978. Fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking. Martins Fork Dam, on Martins Fork of the Cumberland River, 504 ft. long, 97 ft. high. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Clover Fork Museum, 203 Philpot Ln., 6 mi. N. of Evarts. Restored 1930 home of Jack Taylor, operator of Highsplint coal mines. By appt. Harlan Center, 201 S. Main St. 7,000 sq. ft. of space for meetings, trade shows & special events. Pine Mountain Settlement School, 36 KY 510, Bledsoe. Mountain boarding school founded in 1913. 800 acres of forest & farmland. Native wood & stone buildings.

Special Events WildďŹ&#x201A;ower Weekend, Pine Mountain Settlement School, Apr. 11-14. Black Mountain Weekend, Pine Mountain Settlement School, May. 2-4. Southern Shine Crawl, Harlan, May. Poke Sallet Festival, Downtown, 1st wknd. June. Goin' Back to Harlan Bluegrass Festival, 4th wknd. June. Harlan County Fair & Horse Show, Putney, 1st wknd. Aug. PMSS Fair Day, Aug. 30. Labor Day Festival, Evarts, Sat. before Labor Day. Fall Arts Weekend, Oct. 10-12. Fall Color Weekend, Pine Mountain Settlement School, Oct. 17-19. Festival of the Mountain Masters, Village Center, wknd. after Thanksgiving. Christmas Parade, Downtown, 1st Sat. Dec. PMSS Nativity Play, Dec. 14.

Lodging Black Mountain Cabins, KY 38 to KY 3457, Evarts, 6 units. Holiday Inn Express, 2608 US 421S, 62 units. The Little Inn of Harlan, 508 S. Main St., 4 units. Mount Aire Motel, 355 Skidmore Dr., 40 units.

Restaurants El Charito, 135 Village Center Rd. Harlan Station Steakhouse, 1908 US 421S. Lou's Kountry Kitchen, 119 E. Central St. Panda Garden, 2400 US 421S. Sports CafĂŠ, Eversole St. The Portal, 101 N. Main St. Familiar Food: US 421, Hardee's, Huddle House, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Rax, Subway, Taco Bell,Wendy's,Western Sizzlin; Baxter, Arby's, Dairy Queen.

Shopping & Entertainment Angelia's Gifts And Florist, 417 E. Central St. Coming Up Roses, 100 S. Main St. Hamrick's Bowling Center, 800 Hwy 3459. Mountain Outdoors, 16 Chappell Dr., Baxter. Village Center Mall, 400 Village Center. 110

Corbin Pop. 7,304. Whitley, Knox & Laurel Counties. NE. of Cumberland Falls & State Resort. E. of Laurel River Lake & Dam, on the scenic Cumberland Plateau. Wet (Whitley, Knox & Laurel Cos. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Airport London/Corbin Airport, 566 Hal Rogers Dr. General aviation. 5,750 ft. runway.

National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest The U.S. Forest Service maintains 700,000 acres of beautiful timberland in portions of 21 eastern Kentucky counties stretching from Morehead in the N. to the Tennessee border in the SE.There are nearly 500 mi. of trails & over 800 mi. of roads under the Forest Service's jurisdiction. Among the numerous recreational facilities available are campgrounds, picnic areas, ramps & beaches. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest, links many of the forest's recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given to Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief.


Kentucky's Daniel Boone Country State Park

H CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE RESORT PARK I-75 exit 25, SW. to KY 90. 1,657 acres, restaurant, 51 lodge rooms, cabins, gift shop. Only "Moonbow" in the Northern Hemisphere. Open year-round. www.parks.ky.gov 606.528.4121, 800.325.0063. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Outdoor Olympic pool, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnic shelters, playground, tennis, seasonal whitewater rafting trips, shuffleboard, dance pavilion, nature center, planned recreation, hndcp. acc., visitor center, snack bar & gift shop near falls. Observation points overlook Cumberland Falls & boulder-strewn gorge. Outstanding variety of plants, wildflowers, birds & animals. 20 mi. of hiking trails. Cumberland Falls, called the "Niagara of the South." The 125 ft. wide waterfall drops 7 stories. Largest E. of the Rockies & S. of Niagara. On a clear night under a full moon, the falls show the only known "moonbow" (rainbow at night) in the Northern hemisphere. Cumberland Falls State Park Nature Preserve, in Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Several species of rare plants & animals. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 50 rooms, 1 suite, restaurant, meeting rooms. 20 Woodland Rooms. Cottages, 25 one & twobedroom executive. Open year-round. Camping: Mid Mar.-Nov. 15. 30 sites with util., 20 sites without util., groc., serv. bldg. (Resv. available). Tennis: 1 court. Special Park Events: Life of a Firewatcher, Jan. 19, Feb. 23, Mar. 30, Apr. 13, Sept. 21, Oct. 12, Nov. 9. Arches & Waterfall Weekend, Mar. 2-3. Native American Weekend, Mar. 22-24. Spring Break Adventure, Apr. 1-4. Nature Photography Weekend, Apr. 19-21. Cumberland Falls Beautification, May 18.

Lodging Baymont Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 29, 91 units.

H BEST WESTERN CORBIN INN I-75 exit 25. 63 units. Cozy, well-appointed guest rooms, each complete with all comforts of home, including a refrigerator, microwave, satellite cable television and high speed internet. Other amenities include complimentary continental breakfast and a seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool. www.bestwesternkentucky.com 606.528.2100. Comfort Suites, I-75 exit 29, 63 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 25, 44 units.

H CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE RESORT PARK I-75 exit 25, SW. to KY 90. Historic DuPont Lodge, restaurant, pool, 25 fully furnished cottages, 20 efficiency cabins with small refrigerator & microwave. Cumberland Falls, the "Niagara of the South," campground, horseback riding. www.parks.ky.gov 606.528.4121, 800.325.0063. See Ad, Page 4. Days Inn, I-75 exit 25, 110 units. Economy Inn, 804 S. Main St., 20 units. Fairfield Inn, I-75 exit 29, 62 units. Hampton Inn, I-75 exit 29, 67 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-75 exit 25, 64 units. Knights Inn, I-75 exit 29, 100 units. Landmark Inn, I-75 exit 25, 83 units. Mountain View Lodge, I-75 exit 25, 120 units. Super 8, I-75 exit 29, 62 units.

Restaurants Bubby's BBQ, 2700 Cumberland Falls Hwy. David's Steak House & Buffet, 125 W. Cumberland Gap Pkwy. The Depot on Main, 101 N. Main St. Dino's Italian Restaurant, 1895 Cumberland Falls Hwy. El Dorado's, 2545 Cumberland Falls Hwy. Fiesta Mexicana, 1885 Cumberland Falls Hwy. King Buffet, 15170 N. US 25E. Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant, 785 E. Cumberland Gap Pkwy. Riverview Restaurant, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, I-75 exit 29. Wah Weng Garden, I-75 exit 29. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 25, Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Domino's, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Subway, Waffle House,Wendy's; I-75 exit 29, Arby's, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Huddle House, KFC, Krystal, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Shoney's, Snappy Tomato, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Taco Too, Waffle House, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Antiques & Accents, 45 Lynn Camp Church Rd. Betty Hamilton Center, 1903 Snyder St. Corbin Speedway, 6194 Cumberland Falls Hwy. Cumberland Parkway Flea Market, I-75 exit 29. Forest Bowling Lanes, 1019 Cumberland Falls Hwy. Forest Hill Shopping Center, 1019 Cumberland Falls Hwy. Kentucky Off-Track Betting, 57 Summit Dr. Kountry Krafts, 202 S. Main St. Sweet Hollow Swim N Skate, US 25N. Trademart Shopping Center, 1000 E. Cumberland Gap Pkwy. Tri-County Cineplex, I-75 exit 25. Tri-County Square Shopping Center, 785 E.Cumberland Gap Pkwy.

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Corbin KOA, I-75 exit 29, 89 sites. Cumberland Star River Boat, Mouth of Laurel Boat Ramp. Grove Marina, I-75 exit 25. Sheltowee Trace Outfitters & Camp Inns, 2001 KY 90, 9 units.

Just W. of Corbin in Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. 6,000 acres. 200 mi. of shoreline in Whitley & Laurel Cos. Fishing (trout, bass, crappie, walleye, bream). Forested hills & steep bluffs offer exceptional views. Laurel River Dam, KY 1193, off US 25W. 1,420 ft. long, 282 ft. high. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest The Arena at the David L. Williams Southeastern Kentucky Ag & Expo Complex, 500 Arena Dr. Special events, concerts, motocross. Corbin Center, 222 Corbin Center Dr. off KY 312. 30 acres. Horse show arena, picnicking, trails, 15,000 sq. ft. trade show/conference facility. Year-round activities. Sanders Cafe & Museum, 688 US 25W. On Natl. Reg. See the Colonel's kitchen as it was in 1940. Daily 10-10. Free.

Special Events State Park Events, see Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Cumberland Valley Cruise In, Downtown, 2nd Sat. May, June, July, Sept. 4th of July Celebration, The Arena, July 4. Nibroc Festival, 2nd full wk. Aug. Octoberfest, Downtown, Oct. Christmas Open House, Sun. before Thanksgiving. Christmas Parade, Main St., Dec. 111


U.S. Forest Service Recreation Areas on Laurel River Lake: Flatwoods, I-75 exit 29, take KY 770W 1 mi., right on KY 312 for 2 1/2 mi., left on KY 3430, left on FS 758 for 2 1/2 mi. Fishing, boating, ramp, picnicking, trails. Grove Campground, I-75 exit 25, US 25W for 5 mi., right on KY 1193 for 2 mi., right on KY 558 for 3 mi. 52 sites, boating, ramp, fishing. Grove Boat-in Campground, boat access only. 31 sites, fishing, boating. High Top Boat Ramp, I-75 exit 25, US 25W 1 1/2 mi. S., right on FS 559 2 mi. Laurel Bridge, I-75 exit 29, KY 770 for 1 mi., left on KY 312 & cross the bridge. Boating, ramp, fishing, picnicking.

Golf & Tennis Miller Park, Barton Mill Rd., 4 courts. Sweet Hollow Golf Course, 424 Sweet Hollow Rd., 9 holes. Tri-County Golf & Country Club, 7088 KY 1232, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Bill's Riding Stable, 519 Mustang Rd.

Williamsburg Pop. 5,245. Whitley County seat, est. 1818. I-75, US 25W, 11 mi. N. of Tennessee border in Daniel Boone Natl. Forest, scenic SE. Ky. Courtyard markers tell fascinating stories of "Aunt Julia" Marcum & Col. Whitley. Big South Fork & Cumberland Falls just W. of Williamsburg. Moist (Whitley Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest The U.S. Forest Service maintains 700,000 acres of beautiful timberland in portions of 21 eastern Kentucky counties stretching from Morehead in the N. to the Tennessee border in the SE.There are nearly 500 mi. of trails & over 800 mi. of roads under the Forest Service's jurisdiction. Among the numerous recreational facilities available are campgrounds, picnic areas, ramps & beaches.

Points of Interest Briar Creek Park, 31 Briar Creek Rd. Baseball games, softball games, or just have a fun filled day in the sun, or shade. Cumberland Inn Museum, Cumberland Inn, I-75 exit 11. Operated by University of the Cumberlands. Henkelmann Life Science Collection, Carl Williams' Cross Collection, Appalachian exhibit & university archives. University of the Cumberlands, 7988 College Station Dr. Est. 1888. Enrolls 4,500. Baptist affiliated private 4 yr. liberal arts college. Graduate & undergraduate degrees.

Special Events Sally Gap Bluegrass Festival, May. Downtown Block Parties, June-Aug. Whitley County Farmer's Market, 4275 US Hwy 25W- N, Sat. June-Oct. 4th of July Celebration, Hal Rogers Entertainment Ctr., July 4. Whitley County Fair, July.

H WILLIAMSBURG OLD FASHIONED TRADING DAYS Courthouse Square, Sept. Arts & crafts, bluegrass music Thurs. night, gospel music Fri. & Sat. Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event.www.williamsburgky.com 606.549.0530, 800.552.0530. 21st Gateway to the Cumberlands, Oct. 23-25. Annual Turkey Trott, 5K Run â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Walk, Nov. Williamsburg's 2014 Bog in the Burg, ATV and 4x4 Mudpit Racing.

Lodging Cumberland Inn, I-75 exit 11, 50 units, rest. Hampton Inn, I-75 exit 11, 68 units. Scottish Inn, I-75 exit 11, 34 units. Super 8, I-75 exit 11, 95 units.

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Kentucky's Daniel Boone Country El Dorado's Mexican Restaurant, 100 KY 92W. Hong Kong Buffet, 65 US 25W. Milly's on Main, 310 Main St. Riverside Produce, 1378 US 25W-S. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 11, Arby's, Burger King, Domino's, Hardee's, Huddle House, KFC, Krystal, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Kentucky Communities Crafts, 5448 US 25E.

Boating & Camping Thompson Park, 125 Old S. Main St. RV & tent sites, ramp.

Outdoor Adventure Barbourville Water Park, Allison Ave. Fishing ponds, paddle boats, water slides, lazy river, track, tennis, picnicking. Thompson Park, 125 Old S. Main St. Playground, picnicking, horseshoes, walking track, exercise equipment.

Shopping & Entertainment The Berry Patch, US 25W-S. Candle Shack, Main St. Cumberland Regional Mall, 965 US 25W-S.. Edâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cards, 965 US 25W-S. Vendors Mall, 1000 US 25W-S.

Golf The Golf Course at Williamsburg, 690 Airport Rd., 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Hal Rogers Family Entertainment, I-75 exit 11. Home of Kentucky Splash Water Park.

Barbourville Pop. 3,165. Knox County seat, est. 1799. US 25E. Oldest town in SE. Kentucky. Home of 2 Kentucky governors & 3 U.S. congressmen. Site of 1st Civil War battle in KY. with casualties on both sides. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Barbourville Tourism & Recreation Commission, 117 High St., Barbourville, KY 40906. www.barbourvilletourism.com 606.545.9674.

State Historic Site Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site KY 459, 5 mi. off US 25E. Dr. Walker, physician & surveyor, led 1st documented expedition through Cumberland Gap & 1st log cabin built by a white man in Ky. in April, 1750. Replica of cabin stands on original site. www.parks.ky.gov, 606.546.4400 Park Features: 12 acre park, mini-golf, gift shop, picnic shelters, concession stand, playground, lighted basketball court. Park grounds are open year-round, facilities are seasonal.

Points of Interest Knox Historical Museum, Municipal Bldg., 196 Daniel Boone Dr. Wed. 10-4. Free. Khm1446@hotmail.com. Union College, off US 25E. Est. 1879. Enrolls 1,400. 100 acre campus. 4 yr. & graduate programs. www.unionky.edu, 606.546.1263

Special Events Dizney Mountain Rodeo, Gray, 3rd Sat., Mar.-Sept. Redbud Festival, Union College, Apr. Battle of Barbourville, 3rd wknd. Sept. Daniel Boone Festival, Downtown, 1st wk. Oct. Christmas in the Park, Thanksgiving-Christmas. Christmas Parade, Knox St., 1st Sat. in Dec.

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Airport London/Corbin Airport, 566 Hal Rogers Dr. General aviation. 5,750 ft. runway.

National Forest Daniel Boone National Forest The U.S. Forest Service maintains 700,000 acres of beautiful timberland in portions of 21 eastern Kentucky counties stretching from Morehead in the N. to the Tennessee border in the SE. There are nearly 500 mi. of trails & over 800 mi. of roads under the Forest Service's jurisdiction. Among the numerous recreational facilities available are campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps & beaches. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest, links many of the forest's developed recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given to Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief.

Lodging Best Western Wilderness Trail Inn, 1476 US 25E, 43 units. www. bestwesternkentucky.com 606.546.8500. Towne Square Place Bed & Breakfast, 230 Knox St., 3 units.

Restaurants 2 Amigos, 119 Union Plaza. B-Ville Grill, 240 Daniel Boone Dr. Country Village, Hwy. 1304. Hua Ming Restaurant, 247 Parkway Plaza. La Esperanza, 301 Daniel Boone Dr. Nathanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Famous Hot Dogs, 64 S. US 25E. Thelma's Place, 226 N. Liberty St. Familiar Food: US 25E, Arby's, Burger King, Dairy Queen, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Wendy's, Downtown, Subway. 113


U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Lake Cumberland: Rockcastle, KY 192, left on KY 1193 1 mi., KY 3497 6 mi., 24 sites, fishing, ramp. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Areas on Laurel River Lake: Craigs Creek, KY 192W, left on FS 62 2.5 mi., group camping, ramp. Holly Bay Campground, KY 192W, left on KY 1193 3 mi., 94 sites, ramp. Marsh Branch, KY 192W, left on FS 774 3 mi., ramp. White Oak Boat-In Campground, boat access only, 51 sites. Westgate RV Camping, I-75 exit 41, 14 sites. Wood Creek Boat Dock, I-75 exit 41.

State Park Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park KY 229, off US 25, I-75 S. of London & N. of Corbin. 896 acres on land donated by the family of Levi Jackson. Boone's Trace & Wilderness Rd. pioneer trails converge here. Wilderness Rd. was a 30 ft. wide wagon road constructed over earlier pioneer trails. Completed in 1796. Until about 1875, it was thought to be first state built road in the U.S. A section of the original road is preserved in the park. Park Features: Pool, trading post, gift shop, hiking, museum, gristmill, picnic shelters, mini-golf, playground. Mountain Life Museum, reproduced pioneer settlement: log bldgs., furnishings, farm implements, guns. Adm. fee for museum. Apr.-Oct. McHargue's Mill has one of world's largest millstone collections. Camping: Year-round, 136 sites with util. & wifi, tent camping, bathhouses & serv. bldgs., groc., Boone Trace Group Camp, 14 cabins without util. & wi-fi for group camping (Resv. available).

Golf Crooked Creek Golf Club, 781 Crooked Creek Dr., 18 holes. London Country Club, 835 W. Laurel Rd., 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Daniel Boone Motocross Park, 775 Falls City Rd. Kinlee Stables Riding Center, 896 Winding Blade Rd., E. Bernstadt. Tim's Pay Lake, 139 Pay Lake Rd. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Area: Bald Rock Picnic Ground, KY 192W, picnicking, hiking. Wildcat Adventures and Off-Road Park, US Hwy 25N.

Lakes Laurel River Lake SW. of London via KY 192, in Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. 6,000 acres. 200 mi. of shoreline in Whitley & Laurel Cos. Fishing (trout, bass, crappie, walleye, bream).Forested hills & steep bluffs offer exceptional views. Laurel River Dam, KY 1193, off US 25W, 1,420 ft. long, 282 ft. high. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Wood Creek Lake KY 80, W. of I-75 exit 41. 672 acres. Completed in 1969. Holds state record for largemouth bass, 13 lb. 10 oz., caught April 14, 1984. Fishing (trout, largemouth bass), ramp, dock, boat rentals.

Pop. 1,255. Clay County seat, est. 1798. Hal Rogers Pkwy. & US 421, 20 mi. E. of London in Redbird Purchase Area of Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. Wet (Clay Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

Points of Interest Camp Wildcat Civil War Battle Site, Hazel Patch Rd., I-75 exit 49, off US 25. Pavilion & interpretive trail. The Battle of Camp Wildcat is recognized as the first Union victory of the Civil War fought along the Wilderness Road.

Special Events Pittsburg Marine Laurel Lake Open, Laurel Lake, May. Laurel County Fair, Laurel Co. Fairgrounds, July. 2014 World Chicken Festival, Sept. CampWildcat CivilWar Reenactment, Wildcat Mountain, Oct. Christmas on Main, Dec.

Lodging Baymont Inn, I-75 exit 38, 77 units. Budget Host Westgate Inn, I-75 exit 41, 46 units. Comfort Suites, I-75 exit 38, 62 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-75 exit 38, 75 units. Days Inn, I-75 exit 41, 70 units. Econo Lodge, I-75 exit 41, 63 units. Economy Inn, 1232 N. Main St., 22 units. Hampton Inn North, I-75 exit 41, 71 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-75 exit 38, 65 units. Microtel Inn, I-75 exit 38, 77 units. Quality Inn, I-75 exit 41, 60 units. Red Roof Inn, I-75 exit 41, 60 units. Super 8, I-75 exit 41, 63 units.

Restaurants Burger Boy Restaurant, 1625 S. Main St. Dino's Italian Restaurant & Lounge, 392 London Shopping Ctr. El Dorado, I-75 exit 38. Fiesta Mexicana, I-75 exit 38. The Hangar Restaurant, 530 Hal Rogers Dr. HomeTown Buffet, 804 E. 4th St. Krystal of London, 1704 W. Hwy. 192. Shiloh Roadhouse Express, 575 KY 192W. Shiloh Roadhouse, I-75 exit 41. Weaver's Hot Dogs, 131 N. Main St. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 38, Arby's, Burger King, Captain D's, Domino's, Fazoli's, Frisch's, Golden Corral, Great Wall, Hardee's, Huddle House, Krystal, Lee's Famous Recipe, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Quizno's, Ruby Tuesday, Snappy Tomato, Sonic, Subway,Taco Bell; I-75 exit 41, Arby's, Burger King, Cracker Barrel, Hardee's, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's, White Castle.

Shopping & Entertainment Dog Patch Trading Post, I-75 exit 41. Elegant Designs By Robert, 218 N. Main St. Finley's Fun Center, 1356 S. Laurel Rd. Flea Land Flea Market, I-75 exit 38. London Dragway, 3385 White Oak Rd. London Go-Kart, 323 Levi Jackson Mill Rd. Posh Boutique, 1006 W. 5th St. Regency Cinema 8, I-75 exit 38. The Scavenger Hunt, 704 E. 4th St. Vendor's Mall, I-75 exit 41. Wood Creek Sales Antiques and Gifts, 804 E. 4th St.

Boating & Camping Holly Bay Marina, I-75 exit 38. Rockcastle Adventures Canoe Livery, I-75 exit 41. 114

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Clay County Tourism, 102 Richmond Rd., Manchester, KY 40962. 606.598.2071.

Lake Bert T. Combs Lake, off US 421, 2 mi. NE. of Manchester. 34 acres. Built in 1963. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, rainbow trout), ramp, recreation center. Shad for bait prohibited. Electric motors only. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Points of Interest Ancient Rock Writings Display, Rawlings-Stinson Park. Writings date to 400 BC. John C. Wilson School, Richmond Rd., 2 mi. N. of town square. Restored one room school. Nature Trail, US 421N, next to Clay Co. High School. Indian Village, guided tours, botanical garden. Oneida Baptist Institute, KY 11, 19 mi.NE.Christian boarding school, grades 6-12. Enrolls 300. James A. Burns Log Cabin Museum.

Special Events Clay County Days, Labor Day wknd.

Lodging Best Western of Manchester, 363 KY 80, 52 units. Rocking Chair Inn, 101 Swafford St., 24 units.

Restaurants Aunt Bea's Country Diner, 301 Main St. Courthouse Inn, 18 Manchester Square Shpg Ctr. El Cazador, 376 Manchester Square Shpg Ctr. Heroes Steakhouse, 15 Manchester Square Shpg Ctr. Millie's Café, 111 Main St. Pat's Snack Bar, 112 Town Branch Rd. Familiar Food: Arby's, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Huddle House, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Chelsea's Flowers & Gifts, 112 Richmond Rd. Foster Price Cinemas Inc, 109 Anderson St. Manchester Square, Hwy. 421 & Muddy Gap Rd. Marguerite Antiques & Vintage Boutique, 112 Main St. Rebecca Leigh Accents, 201 Main St. Red Bird Mission Crafts, KY 66, Beverly. Trudie's, 6128 Hwy. 638.

Boating & Camping Clay County Campground, 83 Crawfish Rd. Governor's RV Park, Governor's Park, Beech Creek Hwy., 39 sites. Oneida Boat Ramp, 1482 Newfound Rd.

Golf Big Hickory Golf Course, 521 Big Hickory Rd., 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Bert T. Combs EquestrianTrail, Governor's Park, Beech Creek Hwy. Burchell-Beech Creek Wildlife Management Area, Beech Creek Rd. & Littleton Rd. 1,241 acres. Fishing. No camping. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. U.S. Forest Service Recreation Area: Big Double Creek, Hal Rogers Pkwy. exit 34, 3 mi. S. on KY 66S, 1st right past Redbird Ranger Station, follow signs for 2 mi. Picnicking, hiking.


Kentucky's Daniel Boone Country Redbird Crest Trail, Hal Rogers Pkwy. exit 34, 3 mi. S. on KY 66S, cross river at Redbird Ranger Station to Frank Bowling Rd. & trailhead. 100 mi. loop trail. Fee.

Points of Interest BitterSweet Cabin Village, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley. Authentic log cabins with artifacts dating to the 1700s & handmade crafts. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley. Exhibits honoring Kentucky music of all genres. Interactive room, recording studio, historic timeline & more. Mon.-Sat. 10-6, Sun. 9-3.

McKee Pop. 800. Jackson County seat. US 421, KY 89 & KY 290, NE. of London, in Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Lake Beulah Lake (Tyner Lake), US 421, 2.5 mi. N. of Tyner. 87 acres. Built in 1969. Fishing (rainbow trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill), launching area. Hndcp. acc.

Points of Interest Flat Lick Falls, Hays Rd. off US 421, Gray Hawk. Hiking trails & short loop hndcp. acc. trails. Daily sunrise-sunset.

Special Events Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival, Stringbean Memorial Music Park, June. Gospel Festival, Muncy Park, June. 60s Music Festival, McKee Park, Aug. Rocky Meadows Bluegrass Festival, Aug. Battle of Big Hill Reenactment, Big Hill Welcome Center, Aug. Jackson County Fair, Labor Day wknd. A Civil War Christmas, Big Hill Welcome Center, Dec.

Lodging Cain's Edgewood Cabin, 9886 KY 89N, 1 unit. Horse Lick Creek Equestrian Retreat, 399 Wilder Ridge Rd., 1 unit. Jarvis Mountain Cabin, 343 Lower Clover Bottom Rd., 1 unit. Lakes Creek Bed & Breakfast, 2181 Lakes Creek Rd., 1 unit. Mountain Springs Inn Bed & Breakfast, 1244 KY 2004, BBAK member. 606.965.2789 Shady Lane Cottage, 137 Durham School Rd., 1 unit. Town & Country Motel, 390 S. Main St., 12 units.

Restaurants Buckaroo's Country Dining, 1776 Ward Rd., Annville. Gray Hawk Landing, US 421. Hill Top Pizza, Main St., US Hwy 421. Mckee Dairy Freeze, 471 US Hwy 421 S. Opal's Restaurant, 180 W. Water St. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Jackson Co Flowers & Crafts, 225 S. Main St. Snider Points, 5093 Highway 2002.

Boating & Camping Stringbean Memorial Music Park, Oak Grove Rd., 100 sites, prim. sites. U.S. Forest Service Campsites: S-Tree, KY 89S 3 mi., rt. on FS 43 1 mi., left on FS 20, 20 sites. Turkey Foot, KY 89N, FS 4 E. 3 mi.,15 sites.

Outdoor Adventure Horse Lick Creek Equestrian Retreat, 134 Wilder Ridge Rd. Guest House rental, 1200 acres of scenic private riding and hiking trails, and 15 deluxe barn stalls.

Renfro Valley/ Mt. Vernon Renfro Valley: Rockcastle County. I-75 exit 62, US 25 just N. of Mt. Vernon. 45 min. S. of Lexington. Dry. Eastern Time. Mount Vernon: Pop. 2,477. Rockcastle County seat. US 150/25, off I-75, NW. of London. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Special Events Saltpetre Cave Open House, Mt. Vernon, May 17-18. Dix River Festival, Brodhead, May 24-26. Discovery Day, Renfro Valley, June 7. Old Joe Clark Bluegrass Festival, Renfro Valley, July 3-5. All Night Gospel Sing, Renfro Valley, Aug. 2. Appalachian Harvest Festival, Renfro Valley, Oct. 2-4. Bittersweet Festival, Mt. Vernon, Oct. 3-4. BitterSweet Cabins Fall Demonstration Day, Renfro Valley, Oct. 4. Cruise in the Valley Car Show, Renfro Valley, Nov. 1. Christmas in the Valley, Renfro Valley, Nov. 14-Dec. 20.

Lodging Days Inn, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley, 100 units. EconoLodge, I-75 exit 62, Mt. Vernon, 35 units. Kastle Inn Motel, I-75 exit 59, Mt. Vernon, 50 units. Mountain View Inn, I-75 exit 59, Mt. Vernon, 46 units. National Heritage Inn, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley, 50 units. Renfro Valley Motel, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley, 53 units, rest. Rockcastle River Cabin Rentals, 3677 Lower River Rd., Livingston, 2 units. Singing Hills Inn Bed & Breakfast, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley, 4 units.

Restaurants El Cazador, I-75 exit 59, Mt. Vernon. Lake Linville Restaurant, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley Limestone Grille, I-75 exit 62, Mt Vernon. Renfro Valley Lodge Restaurant, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley. Familiar Food: I-75 exit 59, Mt.Vernon, Pizza Hut; I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley, Arby's, Denny's, Godfather's, Hardee's, KFC, McDonald's, Subway, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Aunt Polly House, I-75 Exit 62, Renfro Valley. Cindy's Place, 260 E. Main St., Mt. Vernon. Country Meadow Soap Company, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley. Dogwood Gifts & Crafts, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley. Renfro Valley Country Market, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley. Renfro Valley Village, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley. Rockcastle RiverTrading Co., 13855 S. Wilderness Rd., Livingston. Valley Treasures & Antiques, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley.

Boating & Camping Climax Horse Camp, Clark Ridge Rd., Mt. Vernon, 10 sites. Lake Linville Boat Dock, I-75 exit 62, Mt. Vernon, 34 sites, rest. Red Hill Horse Camp, KY 1955, Livingston, 48 sites. Renfro Valley KOA, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley, 103 sites. Renfro Valley RV Park, I-75 exit 62, Renfro Valley, 114 sites.

Golf Cedar Rapids Golf Course, US 150, Mt. Vernon, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure A Country Pedaler, I-75 exit 49, Livingston. Biking and tubing rentals. John B. Stephenson Memorial Forest, I-75 exit 62, US 25N to KY 1786, left onto KY 1787 2 mi., right on Anglin Fork Rd. .8 mi., left at Anglin Falls sign .2 mi. to parking area at trail head. Rich wooded ravine features wildflowers & 75 ft. Anglin Falls. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study.

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Lake Lake Linville, W. of I-75 & US 25. 274 acres. Completed in 1968. Fishing, boating, ramp, dock, boat rentals.

John Swift’s Adventures, Canoe and kayak rentals. US 25S, Livingston. Just Kick-N-It Ranch Outfitters, riding stables & caving. I-75 exit 49, Livingston. 115


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Kentucky’s Cave Country...............................................................Areas 35-36 Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest cave system ever discovered on Earth, is the largest of the many caves found in this region. 10,000 acre Barren River Lake is the centerpiece of one of the region’s three state parks. AUBURN TOURISM COMMISSION BOWLING GREEN AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU CAVE CITY TOURIST COMMISSION EDMONSON CO. TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION EDMONTON/METCALFE CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FRANKLIN/SIMPSON CO. TOURISM COMMISSION FRANKLIN WELCOME CENTER GLASGOW/BARREN CO. TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION HORSE CAVE/HART CO. TOURIST COMMISSION LOGAN CO. TOURIST & CONVENTION COMMISSION MONROE CO. TOURISM COMMISSION MORGANTOWN/BUTLER CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MUNFORDVILLE WELCOME CENTER & GIFT SHOP SCOTTSVILLE/ALLEN CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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Photos by Cory Ramsey, Map Dot Kentucky: Pages 123, 126, 133.

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Children's Botanical Garden of South Central Kentucky, Pulaski Co. Public Library, 304 S. Main St. Garden encourages children to connect plants to the sciences, history, literature & the arts. Mill Springs Battlefield, 9020 KY 80W, Nancy. Site of the 1862 Civil War battle where Confederate Gen. Zollicoffer fell & 203 soldiers died. Natl. Hist. Landmark. Museum, Visitors Center, Mill Springs National Cemetery where Union casualties are buried & the Zollicoffer Confederate Cemetery. Driving tour brochure. Museum & Visitors Center seasonal daily 10-4. Museum $5.

Special Events Battle of Mills Springs Anniversary, Mill Springs Battlefield, Nancy, Jan. Somernites Cruise Car Show, 4th Sat. Apr.-Oct. Mill Springs Memorial Day Ceremony, Mill Springs Battlefield, Nancy, Memorial Day. Lake Cumberland 360 Motorcycle Run, Somerset, June. 360 Motorcycle Run, Lake Cumberland, 2nd wknd. June. Civil War Living History Weekend, Mill Springs Battlefield, Nancy, 4th wknd. June. SomerBlast! Fireworks & Celebration, SomerSplash Waterpark, July. Master Musicians Festival, Somerset Community College, July. Pulaski County Fair, Pulaski Co. Fairgrounds, July. 15 Mile+ Yard Sale, KY 196, Nancy, Faubush, Chesterview & Jabez, Sept. Autumnfest, Bear Wallow Farm, Nancy, mid Sept.-Oct. Cabellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s/Classic Tournament, Somerset, Oct. Mill Springs Battlefield Ghostwalk, Mill Springs Battlefield, Nancy, 2nd Sat. Nov. Sheltowee Artisans Art Fair, Center for Rural Development, 2nd wknd. Nov. Lake Cumberland Holiday Hoops Classic Tournament, Somerset. Dec. Christmas Parade and Christmas on the Square, Downtown Somerset, 1st Sat. Dec.

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Somerset Pop. 11,196. Pulaski County seat, est. 1801. On US 27, KY 80 & hub of the area where Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy. extends through the lake country to Somerset. Wet (Pulaski Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Somerset-Pulaski County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 80 Bypass, one block E. of US 27. 522 Ogden St., Somerset, KY 42501. www.lakecumberlandtourism.com, somersetcvb@lctourism.com 800.642.6287, 606.679.6394.

Airport Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, US 27, 3 mi. S. General aviation. 5,800 ft. runway.

Lake Lake Cumberland

Acorn & Fox Bed and Breakfast, 85 Noble Oaks Dr., Bronston, KY 42518, 8 units. America's Best Value Inn, 125 US 27N, 52 units. Anchors Away, 1075 Lakeview Dr., 1 unit. The Barn at Redgate Suite, 200 Redgate Ln., 1 unit. Best Western Midtown Inn & Suites, 103 W. Jefferson Dr., 61 units. Budget Inn, 1564 US 27S, 28 units. Comfort Inn, 82 Jolin Dr., 54 units. Country Inn & Suites, 515 US 27N, 52 units. Doolin House Inn, 502 N. Main St., 5 units. Fort Wahoo, 54 Wahoo Way, Nancy, 4 units. Hampton Inn, 4141 US 27S, 73 units. Hillcrest Motel, 1475 KY 80W, 11 units. Holiday Inn Express, 50 Stevie Lynn Dr., 75 units. Knights Inn, 1532 US 27S, 47 units. Lake Cumberland Rental Properties, 3340 Ard Ridge Rd., Nancy, 2 units. Lee's Ford Marina Resort, KY 80W, Nancy, 20 units, rest. LinnView Retreat, 824 KY 837S, Nancy, 1 unit. Morris Lake House, 386 Cumberland Dr., Bronston, 1 unit. Quality Inn & Suites, 240 US 27N, 58 units. R Home For U, 990 Prather Dr., 1 unit. Red Roof Inn, 1201 US 27S, 80 units. Regency Inn, 60 US 27S, 31 units. Sackett's Lake Bluff Cabins, Vicki St., Nancy, 3 units. Super 8, 601 US 27S, 61 units. Triple Springs Crossing, 3841 Beech Grove Rd., Science Hill, 3 units. Vacation Ventures, 31 Forest Park Dr., Nancy, 1 unit. Woodson Bend Resort, KY 790, Bronston, 60 units, rest.

Restaurants

Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy., US 27, KY 90 & KY 80. 50,250 acres. South Central Kentucky's magnificent lake extends from Wolf Creek Dam S. of Russell Springs & Jamestown into 7 counties & upstream for over 100 mi. E. to the vicinity of Somerset & finally to the area of Cumberland Falls. Shoreline over 1,200 mi. It is one of the top scenic & fishing lakes in America (5 species of bass, walleye, crappie, trout). Wolf Creek Dam, across the Cumberland River, US 127 S. of Jamestown. 258 ft. high, 5,736 ft. long. Completed in 1950. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Visitors Center, off US 27, 4 mi. S. of Somerset. Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30.

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Amon's Bakery, 1900 US 27S. Beach Buckets Bar & Grill, 95 Public Sq. Casa Grande Mexican Restaurant, 918 US 27S. Family Diner & Bakery, 9249 KY 80W, Nancy. The Harbor Restaurant & Tavern, KY 80 W. Holsomback's Lunchbox, 101 S. Maple St. King Buffet, 300 Sam Walton Dr. Life is Sweet, 58 Public Sq. Old Town Deli, 230 E. Mt. Vernon St. Oran's Wagon Wheel Restaurant, 10475 US 27N, Eubank. Peking Chinese Restaurant, 1004 US 27S. Pub 311 Sports Bar & Grill, 311 W. Mt. Vernon St. Ruckel's Restaurant, 192 KY 70W, Eubank. Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, 70 Sonny's Way. Steak & Shake, Stonegate Center (open Mar. 2014) Track's End Restaurant, 233 Parkers Mill Way. Texas Roadhouse, 100 Stonegate Center. VIP's Place, 1480 KY 90W, Bronston. Familiar Food: US 27, Arby's, Back Yard Burgers, Blimpie, Bob Evans, Burger King, Captain D's, Cracker Barrel, Culver's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Donato's, Fazoli's, Frisch's, Gold Star Chili, Golden Corral, Hardee's, KFC, Krystal, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Penn Station, Pizza Hut, Quizno's, Ruby Tuesday, Schlotzky's, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Tumbleweed, Wendy's, White Castle.


Kentucky's Southern Shorelines Special Events

Shopping & Entertainment

Crappie USA Fishing Tournament, Lake Cumberland, Oct.

27 Twin Drive-In Theatre, 5072 US 27S. Boots & Booze Entertainment, 504 US 27S. Briar Bowl Lanes, 1084 US 27S. Caney Fork Sportsman Center, 121 W. University Dr. Cedar Creek Vineyards, 294 Cedar Creek Ln. First Stop Party Supply, 3471 US 27S. Heritage Christian Book Store, 304 Sallee St. Lake Cumberland Flea Market, 95 Super Service Dr. Lake Cumberland Outdoors, 2234 KY 90, Bronston. The Mole Hole of Somerset, 370 US 27S. North 27 Antique Mall, 2330 KY 2227. Paul's Discount, 1616 US 2227N. Pine Cone Primitives, 409 Monticello St. The Pink Bee, 1424 US 27S. Showplace Cinema, Somerset Mall. Simply the Best, Grand Central Pl. Sinking Valley Winery, 6515 KY 461. Sk8ter's Paradise, 75 Commercial Dr. Somerset Cinemas 8, 100 Mercury Blvd. Somerset Mall, 4150 US 27S. Somerset Peddler's Mall, 345 US 27N. Wildcat Beer, Wine & Spirits, 775 US 27S.

Lodging A Better Rental at Lake Cumberland, 2650 Roberts Bend Rd., 11 units. Burnside 7 Gables Motel, 8064 S. Main St., 30 units. Cumberland Cove Cottages, 620 Coomer Rd., 6 units. Cumberland Hillside Hideaway, 212 Pebble Dr., 1 unit. Eagles View Bed & Breakfast, 45 Glen Eagle Dr., 3 units. Lake Cumberland Resort, 500 Roberts Bend Rd., 36 units, rest. Lakefront Home, 2668 Roberts Bend Rd., 4-bdrm. Lost Lodge Resort, 265 Lost Lodge Rd., 18 units. Sanders Motel, 7892 US 27S, 8 units. Southfork Log Cabins, 56 Narrows Rd., 3 units. Villager Resort, KY 90, 25 units. Whispering Woods Cottage, 239 Enchanted Forest Way, 1 unit. Whitmire Properties, 2340 Roberts Bend Rd., 1 unit.

Restaurants Carolyn's Diner, 8224 US 27S. El Taxco Mexican Bar & Grill, 120 Stone Crest Dr. The End Zone, 120 Stone Crest Dr. Goodie Shack, 7788 US 27S. Guthrie's River House, 6075 US 27S. Sully's, 100 Stone Crest Dr.

Boating & Camping Cumberland Point Campground & RV Resort, 344 Daws Ridge Rd., Nancy, 44 sites. Lake Cumberland RV Park, 499 Gibson Ln., Bronston, 125 sites. Lee's Ford Marina, KY 80W, Nancy. Pulaski County Park, KY 80W, 46 sites, prim. sites. Shoreline RV Park, 76 Marriott Dr., 12 sites. Somerset KY RV Park, 794 Meadow Dr., 12 sites. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Lake Cumberland: Cumberland Point, KY 80W, KY 235 S. 1 mi., KY 761 W. 8 mi., 30 sites, ramp. Fishing Creek, KY 80W, KY 1248 N. 3 mi., 48 sites, ramp. Waitsboro, US 27S, 25 sites, ramp. U.S. Forest Service Campsites on Lake Cumberland: Bee Rock, KY 192W, 26 sites, ramp. Little Lick, KY 192E, FS 122 S. 5 mi., 8 sites, horse camp.

Shopping & Entertainment Divers Den, 5454 US 27S. Lake Cumberland Speedway, 1 Race Track Rd. Shoppers Paradise Flea Market, 6320 US 27S. Slick Hobbies, 8591 US 27S.

Boating & Camping Burnside Marina, 680 W. Lakeshore Dr., rest.

Golf

H GENERAL BURNSIDE ISLAND STATE PARK GOLF COURSE 8801 US 27S. This 18-hole par 71 regulation course. On an island surrounded by Lake Cumberland, www.parks.ky.gov 606.561.4104.

Golf

Outdoor Adventure

Eagle's Nest Country Club, KY 39N, 18 holes. Lake Cumberland Driving Range, 499 Gibson Ln., Bronston. Somerset Country Club, 1216 KY 1247, 18 holes. Waitsboro Hills Golf Course, 795 Slate Branch Rd., 18 holes. Woodson Bend Resort, KY 790, Bronston, 18 holes.

U.S. Forest Service Recreation Area: Alpine, US 27S, picnicking, horseshoes, playing field, playground, shelters. Hndcp. acc.

Stearns/Whitley City

Outdoor Adventure Bear Wallow Farm, 1225 Piney Grove Rd., Nancy. Haney's Appledale Farm, 8350 KY 80W, Nancy. Lake Cumberland, KY 80 W, US 27S. Leeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ford Marina, KY 80 W. Pulaski County Park, KY 80W. Disc golf, hiking trails. Somerset Skateboard Park, KY 2277, adjacent to SomerSplash Waterpark.

H SOMERSPLASH WATERPARK 1030 KY 2227. Water park with Bowl Slide, Speed Slide, 3 Body Slides, Tube Slide, Kiddie Play Area, Wave Pool & Lazy River. Memorial Day-Labor Day. Adm. fee. www.somersplash.com, somersplash@ cityofsomerset.com. 606.679.7946.

Burnside Pop. 611. Pulaski County. US 27, KY 90, S. of Somerset, at Lake Cumberland. Historic Burnside, settled about 1800, was covered by the lake & the town was relocated about 1950. Moist (Pulaski Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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7929 US 27S, PO Box 8, Burnside, KY 42519. Burnside is the golfer's end of Lake Cumberland & features General Burnside Island State Park, watersports & some of the lake's best restaurants. www.burnsidetourism.com 606.561.7117, 800.240.2531. See Ad, Page 120. Somerset-Pulaski County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 522 Ogden St., Somerset, KY 42501. somersetcvb@lctourism.com www. lakecumberlandtourism.com 606.679.6394, 800.642.6287.

State Park General Burnside Island State Park US 27, 8 mi.S.of Somerset on Lake Cumberland.Park named for Union Gen. A.E. Burnside who had Civil War hdqts. in area. He has gone down in history, not for military exploits, but for his beard & moustache worn with clean shaven chin, called a "burnsider," now sideburns. Park Features: 430 acres. Fishing, marina near park with slips & rentals, picnic shelters, playground, boat ramp, fish cleaning facilities, bathhouse. Most facilities are seasonal. Apr. 1-Oct. 31. Camping: 94 sites, 8 prim. sites. (Resv. available). Golf: 18 holes.

Stearns: Pop. 1,586. McCreary County. 1 mi. W. of US 27, S. of Whitley City. Dry. Eastern Time. Whitley City: Pop. 1,111. McCreary County seat. 9 mi. S. of KY 90 on US 27. Dry. Eastern Time.

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McCreary County Tourist Commission, PO Box 62, 14 Geary Ave., Whitley City, KY 42653. www.mccrearytourism.com, 606.376.3008, 888.284.3718.

Airport McCreary County Airport, off KY 92E, Pine Knot. General aviation. 3,000 ft. runway.

National Recreation Area Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area Access from I-75 via KY 461 at Mt.Vernon or KY 92 near Williamsburg. From I-65 via Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy. to US 27 at Somerset. The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area was authorized by Congress in 1974 & includes 119,000 acres of natural wilderness, rivers & back country in SE. Ky. & NE. Tenn. managed by the Natl. Park Service. The Big South Fork River & its tributaries have carved a series of spectacular gorges. The area is full of fascinating geological, botanical & historical features including forest-covered plateau lands broken by the steep bluffs of the Big South Fork River gorge. The area was sparsely settled, although once extensively mined & logged. Park Features: Kentucky Visitor Center open daily May-Oct. Big South Fork Area, camping, 150 mi.of hiking & 170 mi. of horse trails, picnicking, fishing (smallmouth bass, rock bass, bream, walleye), mountain biking, canoeing, swimming, boating, hunting.

Points of Interest Barthell Coal Mining Camp, KY 742, Stearns. Reconstructed 1902 mining camp, company store, 12 miner's houses, schoolhouse & 1909-34 antique cars. Wed.-Sun. 10-4. Big South Fork Scenic Railway, 100 Henderson St., Stearns, KY 42647. 1 mi. W. of US 27 in downtown Stearns. Open Apr.-Dec. McCreary County Museum, KY 1651, Stearns. In the 1907 Stearns Coal & Lumber Company office building. Apr.-Nov. Tues.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. noon-4 (closed Thanksgiving). Adm. $5. 119


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Boating & Camping

Stearns Homecoming & Heritage Days, Stearns, 1st wk. July. McCreary County Fair, Whitley City, July 9-13. Blazin' Bluegrass Festival, Sandhill Park, Whitley City, Sept. McCreary Fest, Whitley City, 1st Sat. Oct. Halloween Train Rides, Big South Fork Scenic Railway, Stearns, last 2 Fri. & Sat. Oct. Santa Express, Big South Fork Scenic Railway, Stearns, 1st 3 Sat. Dec. Winterfest, Whitley City, 2nd Sat. Dec.

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area Campsites: Alum Ford, KY 700, off US 27, 6 sites. Bear Creek Horse Camp, rt. off KY 742, 23 sites. Blue Heron, E. on KY 92, rt. on KY 742, 45 sites. Sandhill RV Park & Camp, KY 700, Whitley City, 46 sites. Stampede Run Horse Camp, 2150 Beulah Heights Rd., Whitley City, 23 sites, 26 stalls. U.S. Forest Service Campsites: Barren Fork Horse Camp, US 27N, E. on FS 684, access to Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, 40 sites, picnic shelter, pond. Bell Farm Horse Camp, KY 92W, left on KY 1363 11.4 mi. to Bell Farm, left .2 mi. across bridge, 5 sites. Great Meadows, KY 92W, left on KY 1363 11.4 mi., right on FS 564 1.2 mi., left on FS 137 4.4 mi., access to Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, 18 sites, access to Rock Creek trout stream.

Lodging Barthell Coal Mining Camp, KY 742, Stearns, 12 units, rest. Big South Fork Motor Lodge, 136 Bruce St., Stearns, 21 units. Blair Creek Resort & Horse Camp, 553 Gary King Rd., Strunk, 2 units. Executive South Fork Inn, 1116 US 27N, Whitley City, 58 units. Farm House Inn Bed & Breakfast, 735 Taylor Branch Rd., 3 units. Parkland Motel, 1950 US 27S, Stearns, 51 units. Stearns Cabin Rental, Stearns Tower Rd. Stearns, 1 unit. Treetop Round House, Parkers Lake. Lake shore Dr, 1 unit.

Golf Stearns Golf Club, 131 Clubhouse Dr., Stearns, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Beaver Creek Wildlife Management Area, US 27S, FS 50 to W. side of area, KY 90 & FS 817 to E. side. 17,753 acres in Daniel Boone Natl. Forest. Quality deer management. Special regulations. Hiking, horseback riding, trout fishing, prim. camping. U.S. Forest Service. Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, a 270 mi. trail running the entire length of the Daniel Boone Natl. Forest, links many of the forest's developed recreation areas. Sheltowee, meaning "Big Turtle," was the Indian name given to Daniel Boone by the Shawnee who adopted him as the son of Blackfish, the great war chief. Skullbone ATV Recreation Area, Skullbone Tower Rd. Stearns. 606.376.5659 U.S. Forest Service Recreation Areas: Hemlock Grove, KY 92W, left on KY 1363 11.4 mi., right on FS 564 1.2 mi., left on FS 137 2.6 mi., picnic shelter, access to Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail. Natural Arch Scenic Area, US 27N, left on KY 927 1.7 mi. 945 acres. Magnificent sandstone arch, 8 picnic sites, picnic shelter, amphitheater, hiking. $3 per vehicle. Hndcp. acc.

Restaurants Courthouse Corner Cafe, 18 S. Main St., Whitley City. Dairy Bar, 198 S. Main St., Whitley City. Honeys CafĂŠ, 2792, Pine Knot. 476 E. Hwy. Kilby Sister's Bakery & Sweet Shop, KY 1651, Stearns. Miltons Burger Hut, Hwy 27, Whitley City. Ole Country Cafe, 1939 KY 92E, Pine Knot. Papa's Pizza, US 27S, Stearns. Santa Fe Mexican, Oaks Plaza, Whitley City. ZZ's Italian Restaurant, 1845 US 27N, Whitley City. Familiar Food: US 27, Whitley City, Arby's, Giovanni's, Huddle House, KFC, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Big M Discount, 425 US 27N, Whitley City. Big South Fork Marketplace, 4177 US 27S, Pine Knot. Junkyard Pottery, 66 P.P. Walker Ln., Parkers Lake. Mountain Craft Center, Falls Hwy. Parkers Lake. Pottery by Mehg, 38 Henderson St., Stearns. Small Town Primitives, 61 KY 92W, Stearns. Stearns General Store, 2335 KY 1651S, Stearns. Sweet Kreations Gift Shoppe, Big South Fork Scenic Railway, Stearns. Tower Crafts General Store, 397 Wilburn K. Ross Hwy., Stearns.

Jamestown Pop. 1,794. Russell County seat, est. 1827. US 127 10 mi. from Lake Cumberland State Resort. Dry. Central Time.

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Airport Russell County Airport, KY 92, 2 mi. NW.

State Park

H LAKE CUMBERLAND STATE RESORT PARK 5465 State Park Rd., W. of Somerset, S. of Jamestown, off US 127S. A 3,117 acre park on shores of Lake Cumberland. Open year-round. www.parks.ky.gov 270.343.3111, 800.325.1709. See Ad, Page 4. 120


Kentucky's Southern Shorelines Park Features: State Dock marina with covered & open slips, ramps, ski & houseboats, fishing, pontoon boat rentals, tennis, hiking, horseback riding, picnic shelter, playground, planned recreation, nature & multi-purpose centers, community pool with bathhouse, shuffleboard, mini-golf, disk golf, grocery. Some activities & facilities are seasonal. Indoor lodge swimming pool, skylight, atrium, game room & outside deck. Meeting & banquet facilities. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lure Lodge, 63 rooms, pool rooms served by glass-backed elevator. Pumpkin Creek Lodge, 13 rooms. Restaurant, gift shops, meeting rooms, recreation room. Cottages, 30 one, two & three-bedroom. Hndcp. acc. Open year-round. Camping: Mid. Mar.-Oct. 31. 129 sites, most with util., tent camping. (Resv. available). Special Park Events: Pioneer Prairie Bison Feast, Jan. 26. Sweety Pie Dinner, Feb. 14, 15. Camper Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-28. Camperama Weekend, Oct. 4-6. New Year's Blowout Bash, Dec. 31.

Boating & Camping Foggy Bottom RV Park 310, Kaufman Rd., 20 sites. Jamestown Resort & Marina Houseboat Vacation, 3677 KY 92S. Houseboat rentals. Cabins (sleeps 12).

H STATE DOCK Located inside Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, US 127. Rentals include luxury houseboats, ski boats, pontoons & fishing boats. Full service marina, shipstore, restaurant & rental slips. www.statedock. com 888.STATEDOCK (888.782.8336). See Ad, Page 122. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Lake Cumberland: Kendall, US 127 at Wolf Creek Dam, 118 sites, 2 ramps. Wolf Creek Marina, 782 Island Ramp Rd., KY 80 to KY 3262 to KY 196 to Jabez-Cave Springs Rd. Renovated full-service marina, modern shipstore, unique restaurant with covered outdoor dining, launch ramp, rental pontoons, overnight & annual slips. www.wolfcreekmarina.com 270.866.3634.

Golf Lake Cumberland Golf Club, KY 92, 18 holes, rest.

Lake Lake Cumberland Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy., US 127, KY 90, KY 80 & KY 76. 50,250 acres.South Central Kentucky's magnificent lake extends from Wolf Creek Dam S. to Russell Springs & Jamestown into 7 counties & upstream for over 100 mi. E. to the vicinity of Somerset & finally to the area of Cumberland Falls. Shoreline over 1,200 mi. It is one of the top scenic fishing lakes in America. Fishing (5 species of bass, walleye, crappie, trout). Wolf Creek Dam across the Cumberland River, US 127 S. of Jamestown, 258 ft. high, 5,736 ft. long. Completed in 1950. Wolf Creek Dam Powerhouse & Overlook, US 127S. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery Visitor/Environmental Education Center, US 127, 13 mi. S., below Wolf Creek Dam. Visitors Center & hatchery. Visitor Center May-Oct. daily 8-5, Nov.-Apr. daily 8-4. Hatchery daily 7-3:30. Free.

Special Events State Park Events, see Lake Cumberland State Resort Park. "Catch a Rainbow" Kids Fishing Derby, Wolf Creek Natl. Fish Hatchery, June 1. National Houseboat Expo, Lake Cumberland, June 7-9. Lakefest, Monument Sq., July 4-6. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, Aug. 1-4. Wounded Warriors Fishing Derby, Wolf Creek Natl. Fish Hatchery, Sept. 11. Senior Fishing Derby, Wolf Creek Natl. Fish Hatchery, Sept. 24. Special Kids Fishing Derby, Wolf Creek Natl.Fish Hatchery, Sept.25.

Lodging Anchor Inn, 1655 KY 92S, 10 units. Jamestown Court Motel, 217 N. Main St., 17 units. Jamestown Resort & Marina Lodging, 3677 KY 92S, 40 units. Lake Cumberland Country Cottages, 6688 US 127S, 3 units.

H LAKE CUMBERLAND STATE RESORT PARK 5465 State Park Rd., off US 127S, S. of Jamestown on Lake Cumberland. 63 room Lure Lodge, 13 room Pumpkin Creek Lodge, restaurant, indoor pool, 30 cottages. Activities Center, marina, campground, horseback riding. www.parks.ky.gov 270.343.3111, 800.325.1709. See Ad, Page 4. M & M Lodge, 2423 KY 92S, 8 units. Riverside Retreat, 875 Helm Landing Rd., 4 units. Shell's Wolf Creek Outfitters, 310 Kaufman Rd., 4 units. Timber Pointe Resort Park, KY 92S, 15 units.

Restaurants FishTales, Wolf Creek Marina, 782 Island Ramp Rd. Godfather’s Pizza, 1905 N. Main St. Jamestown Cafe, 301 N. Main St. Rowena Landing, Lake Cumberland State Resort Park. State Dock Grill, State Dock, 6365 State Park Rd. Waterfront Cafe, Jamestown Resort, 3677 KY 92S. Familiar Food: US 127, Giovanni's, Lee's Famous Recipe, Pizza Hut.

Shopping & Entertainment Kentucky Off-Track Betting, 628 N. Main St. KloudNine, 711 S. Main St. Lake Cumberland Country Store, 6688 US 127S. Mini Indy Go Kart Track & Family Fun Center, 2367 US 127N. Sarah's Cards & Gifts, 61 N. Main St. Ship's Store, Jamestown Resort, 3677 KY 92S.

H SHIPSTORE AT STATE DOCK 6365 State Park Rd. Ice, groceries, snacks, quality apparel, souvenirs, fishing licenses, cold drinks, water skiing & fishing equipment, gasoline & diesel fuel. www.statedock.com 888.STATEDOCK (888.782.8336). See Ad, Page 122.

Russell Springs Pop. 2,441. Russell County. US 127, KY 80, N. of Lake Cumberland & Lake Cumberland State Resort. Dry. Central Time.

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Russell County Tourist Commission, PO Box 64, Russell Springs, KY 42642. 270.866.4333

Points of Interest The Rockhouse, KY 379, Creelsboro. The Creelsboro Arch, a huge natural limestone formation.

Special Events Russell County Fair, Veterans' Fairgrounds, June. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, Aug. Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival, Indian Hills Resort, Aug. Russell Springs Hillbilly Festival, Russell Springs Main St., Sept. 5-7. Ghosts of Russell County, The Historic Star Theater, Downtown, Oct. 3rd Annual Haunted Woods, Russell Springs City Park, Oct. Christmas Parade: "A Lake Cumberland Christmas," Russell County Fairgrounds, Nov., 30.

Lodging Alligator Inn, KY 76S, 20 units. Cumberland Lodge, 720 US 127N, 53 units. Indian Hills Resort, 2108 KY 1383, 17 units. Lakepointe Resort, 1583 KY 1383, 22 units. Springs Motel, 115 Steve Wariner Dr., 28 units.

Restaurants Coe's Steak House, 2961 KY 80E. Country Cafe, 4152 KY 76S. The Cove Steak House & Grill, 145 W. Steve Wariner Dr. El Guadalajara, 219 S Hwy 127. Hillbilly Cafe, 2475 US 127S. Mammy Frog’s Diner, 230 W. Steve Wariner Dr. The Porch, 234 Steve Dr. The Springs Diner, 522 Main St. Familiar Food: US 127, Arby's, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment 127 Peddlers Mall, 3208 US Hwy 127S. Anna's Garden, 2349 US 127S. Country Cottage, 355 Dowell Rd. Key Twin Cinema, Key Village Shopping Center. Laker Lanes, 2481 Lakeway Dr. The Mantle Gift Shop, 3213 US 127S. Skaggs Glass & Gifts, 1645 E. Hwy. 619. Star Theater, 546 Main St.

Boating & Camping Eagle's Nest RV Park, 3142 US 127S, 10 sites.

H INDIAN HILLS RESORT/ALLIGATOR II MARINA & KOA 11 mi. SE. via KY 80, KY 910, KY 76, KY 1383, on Lake Cumberland. Full serv.marina, houseboat, fishing boat & pontoon rental, restaurant, open & covered slips, 26' x 80' slips. Furnished 1-5 bdrm. cabins, lakeside log cabins. KOA Apr. 1-Oct. 15. 150 campsites, mini-golf, pool, tennis. Follow signs. www.indianhillsresort.com 877.363.9911, marina 270.866.6616, KOA 270.866.5616. Pine Crest RV Park & Cabins, 1080 KY 1383, 55 sites, 15 cabins. Wolfcreek Campground, 2108 KY 1383, 16 prim. sites.

Golf Lakewood Country Club, 4214 KY 379, 18 holes.

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Kentucky's Southern Shorelines Special Events

Monticello

Clinton County Fair, Fairgrounds, 3rd wk. June. Roller Coaster Fair Yard Sale, Oct. Foothills Festival, Downtown, 3rd wk. Oct.

Pop. 6,188. Wayne County seat, est. 1800. KY 90, S. of Lake Cumberland. Dry. Eastern Time.

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Best Western Albany Garden Inn, 79 Soma Ln., 54 units. Branham Motel, 1013 N. Cross St., 19 units. Indian Creek Lodge, Grider Hill Marina, 115 Grider Hill Lodge Rd., 35 units, rest. Royal Inn, 118 Burkesville Rd., 17 units. Wisdom Resort, 7613 Wisdom Dock Rd., 11 units, rest. Wolf River Resort, KY 738, 28 units, rest.

Monticello/Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 257 S. Main St., Monticello, KY 42633. 606.348.3064.

Airport Wayne County Airport, KY 1275, off KY 90 1/4 mi. NW. General aviation. 4,000 ft. runway.

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Lake Cumberland Winery, 122 Cedar Lane Farm. Mill Springs Park, KY 1275 off KY 90N. Civil War battle site. 1840 mill still grinds cornmeal powered by 40 ft. overshot water wheel. Monticello/Wayne County Memorial Park, Michigan Ave. 86 acres. Tennis, horseshoes, softball, playground, picnicking, mini golf, hiking trails. "Raccoon" John Smith Cabin, Michigan Ave. Log cabin built by famous Baptist preacher who helped organize the 1st Christian Church in 1831. Wayne County Museum, 75 N. Main St. Local history museum housed in the former Hotel Breeding. Tues.-Sat. 10-4. Free.

Dos Amigos, 708 Tennessee Rd. Corner Stone Restaurant, 114 Cross St. Jones Restaurant, 1000 Tennessee Rd. Majors Pizza, 100 Westview Shopping Center. Familiar Food: Burger King, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment The Klassic Shop, 114 S. Washington St. Little Bo Peep Boutique, 303 N. Washington St. The Polka Dot Shop, 108 N. Cross St.

Boating & Camping

Special Events

Grider Hill Marina, located at Lake Cumberland. 115 Grider Hill Lodge Rd. Ryan's RV Park, 615 Conner Ridge Rd., 28 sites. Wisdom Dock, located at Dale Hollow Lake. 7613 Wisdom Dock Rd. Wolf River Resort & Marina, located at Dale Hollow Lake. 6703 Wolf River Dock Rd.

War of 1812 Bicentennial Observance, Wayne Co. Museum, Mar. 30. Cornbread Festival, Mill Springs Park, Memorial Day wknd. Lake Cumberland Softball Classic, June. Wayne County Fair & Horse Show, Memorial Park, July. Lake Cumberland Raft-Up, Lake Cumberland, 2nd Sat. Aug. Heritage Festival, Sat. of Labor Day wknd. Christmas Parade, 1st Fri. Dec.

Golf 76 Falls Country Club, 76 Falls Rd., 9 holes. Mountain View Golf Course, 4601 Duvall Valley Rd., 18 holes.

Lodging Brown-Lanier House Bed & Breakfast, 9155 KY 1275N, 1 unit. Camplin's Cumberland Retreat, 44 Camplin Rd., 3 units. Conley Bottom Resort, 736 KY 1275N, 11 units. Fairchild's Bed & Breakfast, 302 S. Main St., 3 units. Golden Pond Resort, KY 1275, 14 units. Lake Cumberland Inn, 2030 KY 90E Bypass, 60 units. Monticello Motel, 180 N. Main St., 30 units. A Raven's Nest, 364 Eagle Creek Dr., 3 units.

Restaurants El Cazador, 75 Walmart Plaza Dr. The Family Diner, 576 KY 3106. Familiar Food: Burger King, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Hardee's, Huddle House, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Contented Heart Quilt Shoppe, 24 N. Main St. Country at Heart, 237 Cumberland Crossing. Garrett's Apple Barn, 2823 KY 1275. Lake Cumberland Winery, 122 Cedar Lane Farm. Margaret's Gift Shop, 2101 N. Main St. Reed's Grocery & Bait, 515 N. Main St.

Boating & Camping Beaver Creek Resort, 8929 KY 92W, rest. Conley Bottom Marina & Campground, 736 KY 1275N, 100 sites. Lake Cumberland Winery, 122 Cedar Lane Farm. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Lake Cumberland: Fall Creek Recreation Area, KY 90 NE. 1 mi., KY 1275 6 mi. NE., N. on KY 2393, 10 sites, ramp.

Golf & Tennis Monticello Country Club, KY 90 Bypass, 9 holes. Monticello/Wayne County Memorial Park, Michigan Ave., 3 lighted courts.

Albany Pop. 2,033. Clinton County seat, est. 1838. US 127, KY 90. 12 mi. S. of Wolf Creek Dam & Lake Cumberland. NW. of Dale Hollow Lake. Dry. Central Time.

Burkesville Pop. 1,521. Cumberland County seat, est. 1810. KY 61 & KY 90, on the Cumberland River. W. of Lake Cumberland & N. of Dale Hollow Lake. 3 mi. N. on KY 61. Dry. Central Time.

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H DALE HOLLOW LAKE STATE RESORT PARK KY 90 to KY 449 to KY 1206, 30 mi. S. of Lake Cumberland, 12 mi. SW. Located on 3,398 acres. 60 room lodge with restaurant & meeting facility. Open year-round. www.parks.ky.gov 270.433.7431, 800.325.2282. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Marina, 200 covered slips, pontoon boat rentals, 2 launch ramps, shower house, fishing, picnicking, hiking, horse-riding trails, horse camping facilities, playgrounds, pool, mini golf, planned recreation, Cindy Cave. Lodging: Mary Ray Oaken Lodge, 60 rooms, restaurant, meeting rooms. Camping: Mid-Mar.-mid. Nov., 145 sites, 6 camper cabins. (Resv. available). Golf: 18 holes, pro shop, rental clubs & carts. Special Park Events: Valentine's Weekend, Feb. Horsecamper's Reunion, Oct. Haunted Hollow Hotel, Oct. New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31.

Lake Dale Hollow Lake KY 61, off KY 90, S. of Burkesville. KY 553 or KY 738, off US 127, W. of Albany. 27,700 acres. Northern portion is in Cumberland & Clinton Cos. Dale Hollow is famous for the world record smallmouth bass catch, almost 12 lbs. Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River is in Tenn. Completed 1943. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Airport Dale Hollow Regional Airport, SW. of KY 738. General aviation. 3,380 ft. lighted runway.

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Points of Interest Cumberland County Historical Museum, Burkesville City Park. Housed in early 1800s Appalachian log cabin. Site of 1st American Oil Well, off KY 61, 3 mi. N. on Renox Creek. Veteran's Memorial Park, Upper River St., on the banks of the Cumberland River. Ball fields, basketball, tennis, picnicking.

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H DALE HOLLOW LAKE STATE RESORT PARK GOLF COURSE 5970 State Park Rd. 18 hole par 72 regulation course on a rolling terrain. The longest Kentucky State Park course with beautiful views & well placed bunkers. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available. www.parks.ky.gov 866.909.7888. See Ad, Page 4.

Special Events

Outdoor Adventure

European Riders Rally, Veteran's Memorial Park, 3rd wknd. May. Southern Kentucky Classic Softball Tournament, 1st wknd. July. Cumberland County Fair & Horse Show, last wk. July. Cumberland River Bluegrass Festival, 3rd wknd. Sept. Roller Coaster Fair Yard Sale, KY 90, 1st wknd. Oct. Heritage Days, Veteran's Memorial Park, 2nd wknd. Oct. Christmas Celebration, 2nd wk. Dec.

Dale Hollow LakeWildlife Management Area, KY 449 to Scott-Finley Rd. or KY 61 to Casey Branch Rd., 5,630 acres. Terrain varies from gently rolling creek bottoms to steep ridges. Fishing, boating, camping. US Army Corps of Engineers, Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. Mud Camp Creek Wildlife Management Area, KY 90, 5.5 mi. W. of Burkesville, left on KY 100 4 mi. to Wisdom Rd. 572 acres. From steep, narrow forested ridges to narrow valleys. 40 acres of open land along the Cumberland River. Fishing (trout), prim. camping, hiking. No vehicles. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Lodging Alpine Resort, 700 Hill St., 26 units. Cabin Fever Lodging, 243 Davidson Rd., 2 units. Copper Hollow Bed & Breakfast, 3462 State Park Rd., 5 units.

H DALE HOLLOW LAKE STATE RESORT PARK KY 90 to KY 449 to KY 1206 on Dale Hollow Lake. 60 room Mary Ray Oaken Lodge, all rooms with patio or balcony, conference center for 250, restaurant, pool. Marina, campground. www.parks.ky.gov 270.433.7431, 800.325.2282. See Ad, Page 4. Fisherman's Cove, 2687 Celina Rd., 1 unit. Hidden Cave Ranch, 877 Thrasher Rd., 5 units. The Old Coe House Bed & Breakfast, 433 N. Main St., 1 unit. Riverfront Lodge, 305 Keen St., 40 units. Sulphur Creek Resort, 3622 Sulphur Creek Rd., 31 units. Timber Ridge Lodge, 20 Timber Ridge Ln., 4 units.

Restaurants Annie Ruby's Cafe, 204 Court House Sq. Burkesville Pool Room, NE. corner of Court House Sq. Capp's BBQ, 920 N. Main St. Hamilton's BBQ, 211 Hill St. Jones' Restaurant, 225 N. Main St. Kountry Junction, 103 Driftwood Dr.

H MIKE'S LANDING FLOATING RESTAURANT 3622 Sulphur Creek Rd., at Sulphur Creek Resort on Dale Hollow Lake. Lunch and dinner served in a casual atmosphere. Carryouts, and courtesy boat slips for restaurant customers. Open 11-8 daily in season. scr@duo-county.com, www.sulphurcreek.com/ktg 270.433.7272. See Ad. Willis Roy Barbeque, 7090 Celina Rd. Familiar Food: Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Country Peddler, 212 Court House Sq. Smith's Card & Gift Shop, 204 Court House Sq. Traces On The Cumberland, 2605 Celina Rd.

Campbellsville

Boating & Camping Dale Hollow Rentals, 1964 State Park Rd. Dale Hollow State Park Marina, 5970 State Park Rd. Hendricks Creek Resort, 945 Hendricks Creek Rd.

H SULPHUR CREEK RESORT 3622 Sulphur Creek Rd., Lakefront and secluded cabins, camping, houseboat, pontoon & fishing boat rentals, restaurant and ship store. See Ad.

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Pop. 9,108. Taylor County seat, est. 1817. US 68, KY 55, N. of Green River Lake State Park. Moist (Taylor Co. Dry). Eastern Time.

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Airport Taylor County Airport, US 68, 2 mi. E. General aviation. 5,000 ft. runway.

State Park Green River Lake State Park, 179 Park Office Rd. Off KY 55, S. of Campbellsville on KY 1061. 1,331 acres of lake shore, 8,210 acre lake.


Kentucky's Southern Shorelines Park Features: Sandy beach, fishing, launches, marina, bathhouses, 28 mi. hiking, bike & equestrian trails, gift shop, mini-golf, planned recreation, picnic shelter, playgrounds. Camping: 229 sites (Resv. available). Special Park Events: Campers Appreciation Weekend, Apr. Armed Forces Weekend, May. Kid's Outdoor Day, June 7th. Halloween in the Park, Oct.

Green River Paddle Trail, 209 Southside Ave. Green River Resort, 1293 Lone Valley Rd., 68 sites. Heartland RV Park, 278 Heartland Dr., 109 sites. Wilson Creek, Wilson Creek Rd., 5 sites. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Green River Lake: Pike Ridge, KY 70 to KY 76, 4725 Pike's Ridge Rd., 8 mi., 60 sites, ramp. Smith Ridge, KY 372 3 mi. S., 2882 Smith Ridge Rd., 80 sites, ramps.

Lake

Golf Blue Hole Golf, 125 Range Rd., driving range. Miller Park Golf Course, Miller Park Rd., 9 hole par 3.

Green River Lake Off KY 55, S. of Campbellsville. 8,210 acres. Lake extends from Taylor Co. into Adair Co. Fishing (crappie, bass, muskie), marinas, beaches, camping. Green River Dam is S. of Campbellsville, off KY 55, 141 ft. high, 2,350 ft. long, completed 1969. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Green River Lake Visitors Center, KY 55. Exhibits by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Atkinson-Griffin House Museum, restored 1840 log cabin which served as Civil War hospital. Free.

Outdoor Adventure Big Cat Pay Lake, 8521 Liberty Rd. Clay Hill Memorial Forest, 5 mi. hiking trails. Green River Lake Wildlife Management Area, 10 mi. S. 21,355 acres. Quality deer management. Special regulations. Fishing, hiking and hunting. Hndcp. acc. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, managed by Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers 6 mi. of hiking trails surrounding the Green River Lake.

Points of Interest Campbellsville University, 1 University Dr. Est. 1906. 4 yr., associate, bachelors & masters degrees, coed, Ky.Baptist affiliated.Enrolls 3,000. Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Rd. A working farm museum on 227 acres. By appt. Jacob Hiestand House Museum, 1075 Campbellsville Bypass. Restored 1823 federal style German stone house & kitchen. Tues.Sat. 10-3. Guided tours $3. Tebbs Bend Battlefield, KY 55S. 3 mi. driving tour of Civil War battle site & Confederate hospital. Driving tour brochure available.

Special Events Highway 55 Yard Sale, KY 55, Apr. Main Street Saturday Night, 1st Sat. Apr.-Oct.. I’m a Dam Runner 5kRun/Fun Walk, May. Kids Outdoor Day, June. Taylor County Fair, June 1-8. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 5-8. 4th of July Celebration, July. Fall Heritage Festival, Homeplace on Green River, Sept. 6. Tebbs Bend Flea Market, Tebbs Bend Rd., Sept. Corn Maze, Oct. Green River Arts & Crafts Festival, Taylor Co. High School, Nov.

Lodging Best Western Campbellsville Lodge, 1400 E. Broadway, 60 units. Emerald Isle Resort & Marina, 1500 County Park Rd., 10 units, rest. Granny’s Country Cottage, 122 Owl Creek Rd, 1 unit. Green River Marina & Resort, 2892 Lone Valley Rd., 8 units. Holiday Inn Express, 102 Plantation Dr., 65 units. Lakeview Motel, 1291 Old Lebanon Rd., 16 units. Lucky Vista Motel, 1409 S. Columbia Ave., 18 units. Super 8, 100 Albion Way, 39 units. Towne Motel, 505 S. Columbia Ave., 15 units.

Restaurants Asian Garden Buffet, 100 Central Shopping Center. Brothers, 128 E. Main St. Colton's Steak House & Grill, 399 Campbellsville Bypass. Creek Side Family Restaurant, 1837 New Lebanon Rd. Fiesta Mexico, 1307 E. Broadway. Garcia's Restaurant, 480 Campbellsville Bypass. Gnomies BBQ, 1030 New Columbia Rd. Happy Days Restaurant, 229 E. Main St. Magic Wok, 726 Campbellsville Bypass. Pancho's Mexican Restaurant, 615 E. Broadway. Phillips Lanes Bowling & Restaurant, 164 Bambi St. Spuds ‘n’ Crepes, 1206 E. Broadway St. Familiar Food: Arby's, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Druthers, Godfather Pizza, Hardee's, Lee's Famous Recipe, Long John Silver's, McDonald's, Mr. Gatti's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Brick House Antiques, 410 E. 1st St. Campbellsville Cherry Reproductions, 3380 Saloma Rd. Campbellsville Handmade Cherry Furniture, 600 Water Tower Bypass. Campbellsville Peddlers Mall, 400 Campbellsville Bypass. Cozy Comforts, 305 E. Main St. Crazy Horse Archery & Tackle, 2422 New Columbia Rd. Hughes Quality Furniture, 1267 Speck Ridge Rd., Elkhorn. Humphress & Sons Cherry Reproductions, 303 E. Main St. Magnolia Alley, 411 E. Main St. Mitchells, 221 E. Main St. Phillips Lanes, 164 Bambi Dr. Puryear's Antiques, 701 S. Central Ave. Tuckers Diamonds and Gold, 121 E. Main St.

Boating & Camping Cedars RV Park, 76 Capps Rd., 20 sites. Emerald Isle Resort & Marina, 1500 County Park Rd. Green River Marina, 2892 Lone Valley Rd. Green River Stables, 592 Robin Rd., 25 stalls, RV sites.

Columbia Pop. 4,452. Adair County seat, est. 1801. KY 80, KY 55 & Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy., S. of Green River Lake. Dry. Central Time.

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Columbia/Adair County Tourism Commission, 201 Burkesville St., PO Box 116, Columbia, KY 42728. www.tourcolumbiaky. com, cactourism@duo-county.com 270.384.6020, 888.837.8012.

Airport Columbia/Adair County Airport, 735 Country Club Rd. General aviation. 2,630 ft. runway.

Points of Interest Janice Holt Giles House, 380 Spout Springs Rd., restored log home of the Kentucky author. June-Oct. Sat.-Sun. 1-4. Lindsey Wilson College, 210 Lindsey Wilson St. Est. 1903. Liberal arts, 4 yr. coed., United Methodist. Enrolls 2,800. John B. Begley Chapel designed by E. Fay Jones. Trabue Russell House, 201 Jamestown St. Built in 1821-23 by Daniel Trabue. History museum. Tours by appt.

Special Events Crappie USA Fishing Tournament, Green River Lake, Apr. 26, Cave Run Lake, May 17. Homeplace on Green River Antique Tractor & Gas Engine Show, June. Adair County Fair & Horse Show, July. South Central Kentucky Outdoor Expo, Aug. Buy, Swap, Trade & Sell Days, Labor Day wknd. Homeplace on Green River Fall Festival, Sept. Mark Twain Band Festival, Sept. Cabela's Crappie USA Classic, Lake Cumberland, Oct. 16-18. Giles Society Heritage Arts & Crafts Day, Oct. Columbia Downtown Days, Oct. Primitive Fair “A Taste of the Past,” Nov. Christmas in Columbia, 1st Sat. Dec.

Lodging Best Western Columbia Inn, 710 Bomar Heights, 51 units. Hill & Valley Farms Bed & Breakfast, 431 Wilson Rd., 3 units. Holmes Bend Marina & Resort, 5380 Holmes Bend Rd., 4 units. Kozy Haven Log Cabin Rentals, 561 S. Hwy. 55, 4 units. Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast, 307 Merchant St., 3 units.

Restaurants Anderson’s Pizzeria, 1411 Campbellsville Rd. Cafe on the Square, 212 Public Sq. Circle R Restaurant, 712 Russell Rd. Dickey's Barbecue Pit, 1001 Jamestown St. Fiesta Mexico Restaurant, 819 Jamestown St. O K Country Cooking, 2339 Campbellsville Rd. Pablo's Mexican Grill, 1764 Campbellsville Rd. Tap’s Diner, 104 Public Sq. Tray's Garden Chinese Restaurant, 960 Jamestown St. William T's Dining, 275 Country Club Rd. Familiar Food: Burger King, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Bradshaw and Son Oak Furniture, 6721 Hwy. 55S. Casey House Antiques, 1081 Edmonton Rd. D & R Antiques & Collectibles, 207 Greensburg St. Farm 2 Furniture, 1204 Russell Rd. Heart's Image Studio, 980 G. Taylor Rd. Highland Raku Studio, 3920 Wheeler Hill Rd. 125


Horseshoe Art, 430 Harm Shelton Rd. Max’s Wood Plus, 2051 Mt. Tussell Rd., Knifley. Missy Lynn’s Trinkets & Treasures, 1114 Jamestown St. Old Craftsman Furniture & Cabinet Shop, 3511 Holmes Bend Rd. Sonny’s Wood Crafts & More, 259 Cane Valley School Rd.

Russell Creek, Canoes, row boats and small motorized boats are permitted on Russell Creek. Fish for bass, catfish and bluegill.

Golf Green County Golf Course, 158 Golf Course Rd., 9 holes, rest. Greensburg Fitness Park, Home to the City's 9-hole disc golf course. This park is located on a bluff overlooking the Green River.

Boating & Camping Holmes Bend Marina & Resort, 5380 Holmes Bend Rd., 12 units, 125 sites. Three Springs RV Resort, 3680 Holmes Bend Rd., 27 sites. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Green River Lake: Holmes Bend Campground, Holmes Bend Rd., 125 sites, ramp.

Liberty Pop. 2,168. Casey County seat, est. 1791. US 127, 30 mi. S. of Danville & 30 mi. N. of Russell Springs. Known as the "Gate Capital of the World" for its production of tubular farm gates. Dry. Eastern Time.

Golf The Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club Rd., 18 holes, rest.

Outdoor Adventure R. F. Tarter Wildlife Management Area, Dunnville Rd. (KY 206), NE. of Columbia, 2.6 mi. on Dunville Rd., right on Damron Creek Rd. 2.4 mi. 1,171 acres. Steep with broad forested ridges & narrow valleys. No camping or vehicles. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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Liberty/Casey County Tourism, 518 Middleburg St., Liberty, KY 42539. 606.787.6463 ext. 224.

Greensburg Pop. 2,163. Green County seat, est. 1794. US 68/KY 70 SE. of Campbellsville. Dry. Central Time.

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Greensburg/Green County Chamber of Commerce, 110 W. Court St., Greensburg, KY 42743. 270.932.4298.

Points of Interest Foot Bridge, Court House Sq. Built in 1928. Connects the square with the Old Depot, school & residential area. 445 ft. long, 38 ft. high. Possibly the only stationary foot bridge in Ky. Greensburg Art Club Gallery, Come and view local artists' works and exhibitions, 204 Industrial Dr. Old Green County Courthouse, Court House Sq. Oldest court- house W. of the Alleghenies, est. 1804. Natl. Reg. Walking Tour of National Register Sites, City Hall. Maps at City Hall, Old Courthouse & local businesses. City Hall Mon.-Fri. 8-4, Sat. 8-noon. Free guided tours June-Aug. Mon.-Fri. 9-4. Free.

Special Events Art in the Alley, May. Green County Fair, June. Cow Days, Courthouse Sq., Sept. Octoberfest, Courthouse, Oct. Holiday Bazaar, Nov. Christmas on the Square, Courthouse Sq., Nov.

Lodging

H GREEN RIVER PADDLE TRAIL CABINS 100 Paddle Tr. 4 cabins available for rent to canoers, campers or visitors with all the comforts of home & a spectacular view of the river. A short walk from the downtown historic district, local shops & restaurants. Close proximity to Greensburg Disc Golf Course. Information at www.greensburgonline.com/GreenRiverPaddleTrail. 270.932.9658.

Restaurants China King, 112 N. Main St. Country Kitchen, 106 S. Main St. Ennis, 113 S. Public Sq. Longhunters Coffee & Tea Company, 115 S. Public Sq. Los Agaves, 120 N. Public Sq. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Snappy Tomato, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Brenda's Flowers & Crafts, 210 S. Main St. Glovers' Station Antiques, 121 S. Public Sq. Green River Leather & Mercantile, 1098 Legion Park Rd. It's a Dandy, 131 N. Public Sq. Kentucky Market House, 117 S. Public Sq. Mitchell-Edwards Co, 115 N. Public Sq. Skyline Drive-In Theatre, 5600 Hodgenville Rd. Tastes Like Home, 8217 Marshall Ridge Rd.

Boating & Camping American Legion Park, Bring your canoe or other small river craft to this park that has an entry point to Green River. Play a game of softball or baseball, go for a hike on the walking trail, or just relax with a picnic. 270-932-4024

H GREEN RIVER PADDLE TRAIL 100 Paddle Tr. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking & fishing on the beautiful Green River. For canoe & kayak rentals call Mike Daugherty 270.789.2956. RV hookups & cabin rentals available. Information at www.greensburgonline.com/GreenRiverTrail or City Hall 270.932.9658. 126

Lake Lake Liberty, KY 70W. 88 acres. Manmade lake. Fishing, paddling. No motors. Daily 6 am-midnight. Permit required.

Special Events Casey County Fair, Central Ky. Ag/Expo Ctr., 1st wk. in June. Thunder on the Green, Central Ky. Ag/Expo Ctr., July 4. 127 Corridor Sale, US 127, 1st wk. in Aug. Casey County Apple Festival, 4th wknd. in Sept. Galilean Quilt Auction, Galilean Children's Home, 2nd Fri. Oct. Kentucky Heritage Days, Central Ky. Ag/Expo Ctr., 3rd wknd. Oct. Downtown Christmas Celebration, 1st Fri. Dec.

Lodging Hidden Meadow Ranch, 11240 KY 1547, 1 unit. Horse & Buggy Country Inn Bed & Breakfast, 1159 South Fork Ridge Rd., 4 units. The Bedford Inn, 579 N. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd., 22 units. Sandy Acres Log Cabin Rentals, 1990 Henson Ridge Rd., 1 unit.

Restaurants Bread of Life Cafe, 5369 US 127S. El Mexicano, 261 N. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd. Hong Kong Buffet, 130 Liberty Sq. Shakers Pizza, 717 Campbellsville Rd. Village Restaurant, 115 N. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd. Familiar Food: US 127, Lee's Famous Recipe, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Kinfolk Treasures, 912 S. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd. Quilt King Crafts, 546 Middleburg St. Southern Charm, 132 Hustonville St. Sunny Valley Country Store, 2767 South Fork Creek Rd.

Boating & Camping Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center, 678 S. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd., 50 sites.


Kentucky's Cave County Golf Hickory Hills Country Club, 1552 Short Town Rd., 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Clementsville Motorsports, 1805 Casey Creek Rd. Sawmill Motocross, 2257 US 127 N. Sharp's ATV Riding Range, 479 Strong Branch Rd.

Brownsville/ Mammoth Cave Brownsville: Pop. 836. Edmonson County seat, est. 1826. KY 70 & KY 259, on the Green River. Dry. Central Time. Mammoth Cave: Edmonson County. Off I-65, W. on KY 70. Headquarters of Mammoth Cave National Park. No other state has as many known caves, about 3,000, the best known of which is Mammoth Cave. Dry. Central Time.

Park Features: Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system ever discovered on earth, with over 390 mi. charted on 5 levels. Mammoth Cave lies beneath 4 ridges, Flint Ridge, Joppa Ridge, Mammoth Cave Ridge & Toohey Ridge. 2 ferries cross the Green River, Houchins Ferry, Mar.-Nov., & Green River Ferry, year-round except Christmas, boat ramps. Fishing is permitted in the park without a license. Hunting is prohibited. Surface activities, evening programs & guided walks, seasonal. Visitor Center open year-round except Christmas, hours vary by season. Lodging: Mammoth Cave Hotel, Heritage Trail Rooms & Sunset Lodge open almost year-round. Cottages available seasonally. Restaurants, unique gifts & regional crafts. Operated by Forever Resorts, an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service. www.mammothcavehotel.com 270.758.2225. Camping: Headquarters, 109 sites, Mar.-Nov. Houchins Ferry, 12 prim. sites, year-round except during adverse weather. Maple Springs, group & horse camping, Mar.-Nov. Day Use Area: Dennison Ferry, picnicking, canoe launch. Mammoth Cave Tours: Mammoth Cave National Park offers a number of guided cave tours that range in length from 1 1/4 hrs. & 1/4 mi. to 6-6 1/2 hrs. & 5 1/2 mi. The most popular tours, usually offered year-round, are: New Entrance, 2 hr., 3/4 mi., $12. Historic, 2 hr., 2 mi., $12. Frozen Niagara Tour, 1 1/4 hr., 1/4 mi., $10. The tours require physical stamina ranging from easy to extremely strenuous. In planning a cave trip, realistically consider your physical limitations. Park rangers do not recommend most cave trips for visitors who fear heights or close places and/or cannot climb steps. In addition, plan your caving attire so that you'll be safe & comfortable. Durable footwear suitable for walking is essential. In most areas of the cave, you'll be most comfortable if you wear long pants & take a sweater or jacket with you. Reduced rates for youth 6-12; children under 6 free. Half price for America the Beautiful Senior/Access Passports. Prices subject to change. Tour Information: 1. Demand is high for these popular activities. Tours can, & do, sell out. Reservations recommended. 877.444.6777 or www. recreation.gov. For cave tour information visit www.nps.gov/maca/ planyourvisit/gocavetours.htm. 2. Cave tours are available daily except Christmas Day. 3. All cave tours depart from the Visitors Center. Tours are announced before departure. 4. All cave tours require walking (1/4 mi. to 5 mi.). 3 cave tours require crawling: Wild Cave, Introduction to Caving & Trog.

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Let Mammoth Cave Hotel, the only lodging in the Park, see to your lodging and dining needs so you and your family have time to explore! The Hotel offers full service dining and excellent shopping on site; it’s near the Visitor Center and historic cave opening. Call today for reservations! It’s time you visited Kentucky’s most unique ecosystem!

MammothCaveHotel.com Mammoth Cave Hotel I-65 exit 53, W. on KY 70 from Cave City, I-65 exit 48, W. on Park City Rd. from Park City. 52,830 surface land acres in Edmonson, Barren & Hart Cos., S. of Nolin River Lake. Discovered about 1798, it was named a National Park in 1941. Mammoth Cave is a World Heritage Site & is the core area of an internationally recognized Biosphere Reserve. Open year-round. Mammoth Cave National Park, PO Box 7, 1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy., Mammoth Cave, KY 42259. www.nps.gov/maca 270.758.2180. Cave tour & campground reservations 877.444.6777.

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5. The cave temperature is approximately 54 degrees year-round. 6. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 7. Mammoth Cave National Park is in the Central Time Zone. Seasonal Guided Surface Activities: Ranger-led surface activities are conducted seasonally. Surface Trails: Cedar Sink Trail, a 2 mi. round trip beginning at the parking area off KY 422 featuring tall limestone bluffs & karst window. Dixon Cave Trail, a .4 mi. one way woodland trail, passes by the historic entrance. Follow the path down the hill between the Visitor Center & the hotel. Green River Bluffs Trail, bends around a bluff above the Green River. The 1.4 mi. walk begins in the picnic area & concludes near the River Styx Spring. HeritageTrail, a .25 mi. loop, accessible boardwalk with a spur trail to the Old Guide Cemetery.Trailhead at Mammoth Cave Hotel. River Styx Spring Trail, beginning at the Historic Entrance. 6 mi. one way through a hardwood forest to River Styx Spring where water flows from inside the cave to nearby Green River. Sloans Crossing Pond Trail, a .4 mi. loop accessible boardwalk around a small ridge-top pond.The trail begins at Sloan's Crossing parking area on US 70. Turnhole Bend Nature Trail, a .5 mi. loop trail through wooded bluffs overlooking the Green River. The trail begins at the Turnhole Bend parking area on US 70.

Shopping & Entertainment Cave Valley Winery, I-65 exit 48, Park City. Country Bouquet Flowers & Gifts, 226 Cedar St., Brownsville. Forks Country Store & Indoor Archery, 30 Stockholm Rd., Mammoth Cave. Kerr's Flowers & Gifts, Hwy. 259, Brownsville. Lasting Impressions Find Gifts, 210 S. Main St, Brownsville. Madison's Flowers, 434 S. Main St., Brownsville. Mammoth Cave Transplants, 5394 Brownsville Rd., Brownsville. Reneva's, 100 Park Pl., Brownsville. Treasures from the Hollow, 302 N. Main St., Brownsville.

Boating & Camping U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Nolin Lake: Dog Creek, KY 1015 off KY 88, 70 sites, ramp. Fee area. Moutardier, KY 2067 off KY 259, 12 mi.S., 167 sites, ramp. Fee area.

Golf Cave Valley Golf Club at Park Mammoth Resort, US 31W, Park City, 18 holes. Shady Hollow Golf Course, 985 Ramsey Rd., Cub Run, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure D Bar K Horse Camp, 510 Ollie Rd., Mammoth Cave. Double "J" Stables & Horseman's Campground, 542 Lincoln School Rd., Mammoth Cave. Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Rd., Mammoth Cave, 50 sites. Rockcastle Shooting Center, 585 Park Mammoth Rd., Park City.

State Park Nolin Lake State Park KY 728 to KY 1827, N. of Mammoth Cave National Park. Nolin Lake, a popular boating & fishing lake, is the centerpiece of this new 333 acre park. Park Features: Beach, boat ramp, courtesy dock, shower house, playground, walking trail, picnic area. Camping: 32 sites, 60 prim. sites. (Resv. available). State Park Events: Annual Friends of Nolin Lake Wildflower Walk, Apr. Summer Splash & Fireworks Show, June. Lakeshore Clean-Up, Sept.

Horse Cave/ Munfordville Horse Cave: Pop. 2,311. Hart County. I-65, US 31W. Most northern of the three cities in vicinity of Mammoth Cave. Dry. Central Time. Munfordville: Pop. 1,615. Hart County seat, est. 1801. 3 mi. N. of Horse Cave. Dry. Central Time.

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Special Events Edmonson County Saddle Club Horse Show, KY 259, Brownsville, June. Homecoming at Mammoth Cave, Mammoth Cave, July 4th wknd. Relay for Life Car & Truck Show & Craft Show, Brownsville, July. Nolin Fest, Nolin Lake, Aug. Old Timers Day, Nolin Lake, Bee Spring, Sept. Edmonson County Fair, Brownsville, Sept. Edmonson Homecoming, Brownsville, Sept. Fall Festival, Cave Valley Winery, Park City, Oct. Mason's Car Show, Brownsville, Oct. Christmas Craft Show, Park Mammoth Resort, Park City, Nov.

Lodging Cottages at Briar Creek, 2772 Brier Creek Rd., Mammoth Cave, 2 units. The Hickory Cabins, 125 Stockholm Rd., Mammoth Cave, 2 units.

H MAMMOTH CAVE HOTEL See the immense underground caverns for yourselves! The world's longest cave system is open year-round. Enjoy comfortable in-park lodging, including cabins & cottages, delicious food in the Travertine Restaurant & an award-winning gift shop. Operated by Forever Resorts, an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service. www.mammothcavehotel.com 270.758.2225. See Ad, Page 127. Park Mammoth Resort, I-65 exit 48, Park City, 100 units, rest. Reinecke's Lake Cottage, 74 Arrow Point Tr., Mammoth Cave, 1 unit. Serenity Hill Bed & Breakfast, 3600 Mammoth Cave Rd., Brownsville, 4 units.

Restaurants Back Woods Diner, 8679 Nolin Dam Rd., Mammoth Cave. Bee Spring Restaurant, KY 259N, Bee Spring. Irma's, 210 S. Main St, Brownsville. Laura's Hilltop Restaurant, 1409 KY 259N, Brownsville. Mis Amigos Mexican Grill, 600 KY 259N, Brownsville. Old School Bar-B-Q, 210 S. Main St., Brownsville. Pizza Paradise, 675 S. Main St., Brownsville. Porky Pig Diner, 125 Park Boundary Rd., Mammoth Cave. Travertine Restaurant, Mammoth Cave Hotel, Mammoth Cave. Familiar Food: Brownsville, Dairy Queen, Godfather's Pizza, Subway. 128

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Munfordville Welcome Center & Gift Shop, I-65 exit 65. Munfordville Tourism Commission, 113 Main St., PO Box 304, Munfordville, KY 42765. www.visitmunfordville.com 270.524.4752, 888.686.3673. Horse Cave/Hart County Tourist Commission, I-65 MM 60 Northbound & Southbound, PO Box 385, Horse Cave, KY 42749. 270.218.0386. Information: Tune to Radio 530 AM for tourist information.

Points of Interest Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve, I-65 exit 65, S. on US 31W. 219 preserved acres of a 900 acre Civil War battlefield. Interpretive signage. Daily dawn-dusk. Free. Cub Run Cave, KY 88, Cub Run. 1.5 hr. tours. Gift shop. Adm. $14. Hart County Historical Museum, 109 Main St., Munfordville. Indian artifacts, Civil War relics, family history, early farm tools. Mon.-Fri. 9-4, Sat. 8-4. Free. Hidden River Cave & American Cave Museum, I-65 exit 58, 119 E. Main St., Horse Cave. Featuring America's largest cave museum, off trail adventure caving, rappelling, gem stone mining & a guided tour into Hidden River Cave. www.cavern.org 270.786.1466. Zipline across the largest natural cave entrance in the region, or rappel down into the mouth of the cave. Horse Cave Stories Cell Phone Tour, Award winning historic tour, 101 E. Main St. Free. Jammin’ on the Porch, Bluegrass Jams every Thurs. 6pm, Historic Thomas House, 111 E. Main St., Horse Cave.

H KENTUCKY DOWN UNDER/KENTUCKY CAVERNS "Absolutely superb! One of the most children friendly places we'd ever been." Tom M., Columbus, MS. I-65 exit 58, Horse Cave. A fun, interactive animal park that happens to have a beautiful, historic cave on site. Visitors can roam with kangaroos, become a tree perch for our Rainbow Lorikeets as you feed them nectar, watch our dogs work their magic with our sheep, take a 30 minute guided cave tour, visit one of our interactive animal or bird shows, see if you are the best shot in your group at the Snowy River Shooting Range, this and much more! All for one price! Open year-round. www.kdu.com 271.786.1010 Come let your adventure begin today! Kentucky Stonehenge, 201 Lynn Ave., Munfordville. Rock displays created by Munfordville native Chester Fryer including one resembling Stonehenge. Free. Old Munfordville Cell Phone Tour, Historic Civil War Walking Tour, 109 Main St., Munfordville. Free.

Special Events Citywide Yard Sale, Munfordville, 1st Sat. May. Green River Canoe Fest, Munfordville, June. Hart County Fair & Horse Show, Hart Co. Fairgrounds, Munfordville, July.


Kentucky's Cave Country Hart County Civil War Days, Munfordville, Sept. 11-13. Horse Cave Heritage Festival, Horse Cave, 3rd wknd. Sept. Ole Fashioned Days, Linwood, 1st Sat. Oct. Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-Off, Munfordville, Oct. 17-18.

Lodging Cave Country Inn Bed & Breakfast, 1180 Raider Hollow Rd., Munfordville, 2 units. Coutry Girl at Heart Farm Bed & Breakfast, 6230 Priceville Rd., Munfordville. 5 units. Country Hearth Inn, I-65 exit 58, Horse Cave, 80 units. Hampton Inn, I-65 exit 58, Horse Cave, 101 units. Horse Cave Motel, 319 S. Dixie St., Horse Cave, 23 units. Super 8, I-65 exit 65, Munfordville, 49 units. Twin Oaks Observatory Bed & Breakfast, 3583 Johnson Springs Rd., Munfordville, 2 units.

Restaurants Bacon Creek Café, 8167 N. Dixie Hwy., Bonnieville. Country Kitchen, 1512 Main St., Munfordville. Devore’s Restaurant, 9 N. Jackson Hwy., Hardyville. El Mazatlan, 1172 Main St., Munfordville. Fireside Smokehouse, 200 E. Union St., Munfordville. King Buffet, 210 Interstate Plaza, Munfordville. Lil Taste of Home, 200 E. Union St., Munfordville. Mama Lou's BBQ, 5112 S. Jackson Hwy., Horse Cave. Mama Lou’s BBQ #2, 1512 Main St., Munfordville. Murray's Restaurant, 1021 Main St., Munfordville. Munfordville Pool Hall, 113 Union St., Munfordville. Nana & Papaw’s Restaurant, 12688 Cub Run Hwy., Cub Run. Sheila Kay's Cafe, 904 E. Main St., Horse Cave. Smiley’s Hot Dogs & Grill, 1797 N. Jackson Hwy., Hardyville. Turtllelini’s Pizza & Pasta, 103 S. Dixie St., Horse Cave. Wigwam General Store, 7015 S. Jackson Hwy., Horse Cave. Familiar Food: I-65 exit 58, Horse Cave, McDonald's, Subway; I-65 exit 65, Munfordville, Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment The Bookstore, 111 Water St., Horse Cave. Country Girl at Heart Farm Gift Shop, 6230 Priceville Rd., Munfordville. Dennison's Roadside Market, 5824 S. Jackson Hwy., Horse Cave. Detweiler Country Store, 12825 Priceville Rd., Cub Run. Earlene's Antiques, 90 Le Grande Hwy., Horse Cave. Perkins Family Antiques, 6947 S. Jackson Hwy., Horse Cave. The Plaid Tulip, 306 Main St., Munfordville. R& S Groceries & Amish Bakery, 235 Irvin Cemetery Rd., Horse Cave. Sims Studio & Art Shop, 108 E. Main St., Horse Cave.

Boating & Camping Big Buffalo Crossing Canoe, Green River Park & Arboretum, 100 River Rd., Munfordville. Green River Park & Arboretum, I-65 exit 65, Munfordville, ramp, campsites. Horse Cave KOA, I-65 exit 58, Horse Cave, 75 sites, 9 cabins.

Cave City/Park City Cave City: Pop. 2,240. Barren County. I-65 exit 53, KY 70, just E. of Mammoth Cave National Park. Has the highest concentration of commercial attractions in the immediate vicinity of Mammoth Cave. Cave City proper is on US 31W at KY 70. Moist.(Barren Co. Dry). Central Time. Park City: Pop. 537. Barren County, I-65 exit 48, SE. of Mammoth Cave National Park. Dry. Central Time.

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Points of Interest Bell's Tavern, KY 255 & Brown Rd., Park City. Stone ruins of tavern used as stopover by Mammoth Cave travelers. Natl. Reg. Cave City Convention Center, I-65 exit 53, 502 Mammoth Cave St., Cave City. Diamond Caverns, in Mammoth Cave National Park, I-65 exit 48, Mammoth Cave. Guided tours daily year-round. Dinosaur World, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Daily 8:30 am. Adm. $12.75, children 3-12 $9.75. Floyd Collins Museum, 1240 Old Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City.

H JESSE JAMES RIDING STABLES/KENTUCKY ACTION PARK I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Longest Twin Zipline in Kentucky, only Alpine Slide in Kentucky, guided horseback rides, cave tours & more. www. kentuckyactionpark.com 270.773.2560, 800.798.0560. Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Daily Mar.-Oct., wknds. Nov.-Feb. Adm. $7.95.

Onyx Cave, Guntown Mountain, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Guided tours. Daily Mar.-Nov. Adm. $7.95. Outlaw Cave, Kentucky Action Park, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. 30 min. non-strenuous guided tours.

Special Events Bell's Tavern Heritage Festival, Park City, June.

Lodging America's Best Value Inn, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 110 units, rest. Best Western Kentucky Inn, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 50 units. Caveland Motel, US 31W, Cave City, 14 units. Comfort Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 63 units. Countryside Inn, US 31W, Cave City, 25 units. Days Inn, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 89 units. Diamond Caverns Resort & Golf Club, I-65 exit 48, Park City, 52 units. EconoLodge, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 110 units. Holiday Motel, 306 N. Dixie Hwy., Cave City, 25 units. Jellystone Park Camp Resort, I-65 exit 53, 1002 Mammoth Cave Rd., 56 cabins, 150 sites, full hookups & tent sites. Jesse James Cabins, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 5 units. The Lodge at Park Mammoth, I-65 exit 48, Park City, 100 units. Parkland Motel, I-65 exit 48, Park City, 26 units. Quality Inn, 1006 Doyle Ave., Cave City, 80 units. Rose Manor Bed & Breakfast, 204 Duke St., Cave City, 5 units. Sleep Inn, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 61 units. Star Motel, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 22 units. Super 8, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 50 units. Travel Inn, US 31W, Cave City, 25 units. Wayfarer Bed & Breakfast, 1240 Old Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, 5 units. Wigwam Village, US 31W, Cave City, 15 units.

Restaurants Cream & Sugar Cafe, 105 Broadway, Cave City. El Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant, 105 Gardner Ln., Cave City. El Patron Family Restaurant, 822 Mammoth Cave St., Cave City. Joe's Diner, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Jolly's Smokehouse & Grill, 210 Broadway, Cave City. Sahara Steak House, 413 E. Happy Valley Rd., Cave City. Watermill Restaurant, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Familiar Food: I-65 exit 53, Cave City, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Godfather's Pizza/O'Deli's, KFC, Long John Silver's/A&W, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Wendy's.

Shopping & Entertainment Big Mike's Rock & Gift Shop, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Caveland Antique Mall, 200 Broadway, Cave City. Chaser's Kentucky Chocolates, 812 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City. Coffey's Concrete, 414 E. Happy Valley St., Cave City. Dawn's Addiction, 117 Broadway, Cave City. Four Seasons Antiques & Uniques, 115 Broadway, Cave City. The Fun Zone, 806 Sanders St., Cave City. Guntown Mountain Amusement Park, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Leo's Local Crafts, 4377 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City. Magaline's Antique Mall, 118 Broadway, Cave City. Mammoth Cave Knife Works, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Nuttin Fancy Antique Mall, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. The Olde General Store, 802 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City. Paul's Antiques & Collectibles, 111 Broadway, Cave City. Smith's Country Store, 101 Huckleberry Knob Rd., Cave City. Tom's Tee-Pee, 805 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City. Toni's Roller Rink, 502 S. Dixie Hwy., Cave City. Wild Wonderful Gift Shop, I-65 exit 53, Cave City.

Boating & Camping Cave Country RV Campground, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 51 sites. Diamond Caverns RV Resort, I-65 exit 48, Park City, 76 sites. Green River Canoeing, 3057 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City. Jellystone Park Camp Resort, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 150 sites. Mammoth Cave Canoe & Kayak,1240 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City. Rock Cabin Camping, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 10 units, 10 sites. Singing Hills Campground, I-65 exit 53, Cave City, 37 sites.

Golf Diamond Caverns Resort & Golf Club, 660 Doyle Rd., Park City, 18 holes. The Cave Valley Golf Club, 22850 Louisville Rd., Park City, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Mammoth Cave Adventures Zipline Tours, I-65 exit 53, Cave City. Ridgetop Paylake, 4083 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City.

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Edmonton Pop. 1,595. Metcalfe County seat, est. 1860. US 68, Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy. Dry. Central Time.

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Points of Interest Barn Lot Theater, 207 S. Main St. Year-round community theater. Bowling Park, US 68.Tennis, softball, fitness center, community gym, playground, trail, picnicking, volleyball, horseshoes, variety store. Scott’s City Limits, 1718 W. Stockton St. Live country music every Sat. night. Sulphur Well, 10 mi. E. KY 70 off US 68. Site of historic artesian well, picnic areas, country store. Wisdom Community, 3 mi. E. on US 68. Home of the Kentucky Headhunters, country music group. Historic home & country store.

Special Events Blueberry Festival, June 20-21. Metcalfe County Fair, 1st wk. July. Sulphur Well Homecoming, 3rd Sun. Aug. Branstetter Park Bluegrass Festival & Homecoming, Summer Shade, Aug. 23-24. Metcalfe County Pumpkin Festival, 1st Sat. Oct. Sorghum Festival, Sulphur Well, last Sat. Sept.

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H BARREN RIVER LAKE STATE RESORT PARK 12 mi. SW. of Glasgow off US 31E, S. of Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy. 1,500 acres. Open year-round. 10,000 acre lake. www.parks. ky.gov 270.646.2151, 800.325.0057. See Ad, Page 4. Park Features: Lodge, pool, riding stables, nature trails, marina, ramp, ski, pontoon & fishing boat rentals, open & covered boat slips, fishing, basketball, shuffleboard, fitness center, beach, bathhouse, playgrounds, picnic shelters, hndcp. acc. Lodging: Lodge & cottages. Lodge, 51 rooms. Restaurant, meeting rooms, gift shop. Cottages, 22 two-bedroom executive units. Camping: Apr.-Oct. 99 sites with util., serv. bldgs. (Resv. available). Golf &Tennis: 18 holes, pro shop, rental clubs & carts; 2 lighted courts. Special Park Events: Nature Watch Weekend - Sandhill Crane, Jan. 25-27, Feb. 8-10. Buffalo Night, Feb. 2. Honeymooner's Weekend, Feb. 15-17. Campers Appreciation Weekend, Apr. 26-28. Spring Hoot 5K Run, May 11. Glasgow Highland Games, May 31-June 2. 4th of July Celebration, July 4. Trashmasters Classic, Sept. 21. Family Night Out(side), Sept. 27-29. Trail of Scarecrows, Oct. 1-30. Spookout Weekend, Oct. 18-19. Geocaching, Oct. 26-27. Youth Boot Camp, Nov. 2. Santa's House & Breakfast with the Grinch, Dec. 14. New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31.

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Lodging Cave Hill Motel, US 68, 7 units. Janice's Cabin Rental, 416 W. Stockton St., 2 units.

Restaurants Anne’s Restaurant, 2305 Summer Shade Rd. China One, 1003 W. Stockton St. City Grill, 300 N. Main St. Country Tyme Diner, 2517 Summer Shade Rd. Gene’s Freeze, 1405 W. Stockton St. Lighthouse Restaurant, 1500 Sulphur Well-Knob Lick Rd. Ma's Deli, 3800 Greensburg Rd. Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant, 107 Shirley St. Pig Stop BBQ, 611 W. Stockton St. R-Town Pizza & Bakery, 417 W. Stockton St. Scott’s City Limits, 1718 W. Stockton St. Familiar Food: McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway.

Boating & Camping Metcalfe County Park & Lake, US 68E, prim. sites, ramp.

Golf Kentucky Hills Golf Course, 6198 Randolph Summer Shade Rd., Summer Shade, 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Dry Fork Gorge, Located in Western Metcalfe County, off Hwy. 3234 at the end of Branstetter Rd. The only nature conservatory in Metcalfe. It is a pristine, 80 acre reserve open to the public for hiking and educational purposes only, unmarked foot trail that provides approximately 2.5 mile hike. There are three creek crossings without bridges, in the winter and spring and after heavy rain, the water runs fast and high. Hikers should be prepared to get their feet wet. Hikers are encouraged to remain on trail, as the terrain off trail can be steep and slippery. Marrowbone State Forest & Wildlife Management Area, KY 90, Willow Shade. 1,608 acres in Metcalfe & Cumberland Cos. Regulated hunting, hiking & wildlife viewing. Off-road vehicles, camping & horseback riding prohibited. Ky. Division of Forestry.

Glasgow Pop. 14,028. Barren County seat, est. 1799. US 31E, KY 90, US 68/KY 80, Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy. SE. of Cave City, Park City & Mammoth Cave, NE. of Barren River Lake. Moist (Barren Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Airport Glasgow Municipal Airport, KY 90W. General aviation. 5,301 ft. runway.

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Barren River Lake Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy. exit 11, US 31E S, 12 mi. S. of Glasgow. 10,000 acres. In Allen & Barren Cos. Fishing, boating, ramps, camping, picnicking, swimming. Barren River Dam 10 mi. NE. of Scottsville via US 31E & KY 252. 3,970 ft. long, 146 ft. high. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Points of Interest Fort Williams, Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, US 31E to Cross St., Ft. Williams Way on rt. Well preserved Union "Field Fortification" built in 1863. Munford-Crenshaw Cemetery, Franklin St. Contains Revolutionary Army memorial plot. Plaza Theatre, 115 E. Main St. Restored 1930s movie theatre. Venue for music, theatre, dance, movies & more. South Central Kentucky Cultural Center, (Museum of the Barrens), 200 W. Water St. Historic exhibits from a 5 county area. Mon.-Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-2. Free. Donations. Walter Davis Freedom Center, KY 63, Freedom, 13 mi. SE. Restored 1921 one-room schoolhouse.

Special Events State Park Events, see Barren River Lake State Resort Park. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 3. Celtic Fest, Downtown, June. Glasgow Highland Games, Barren River Lake State Resort Park, June. 4th of July Concert on the Square, Downtown, July. Barren County Fair, July. Global Fest in the Barrens, Downtown, Sept. B&PW Arts, Crafts & Gifts Fair, Downtown, Sept. Roller Coaster Yard Sale, KY 63 from Cave City, KY 90 & US 127S, from Cave City to Tenn., Oct. Cruise Into Fall, Downtown, Oct. Glasgow’s Nightime Christmas Parade, Dec.

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H BARREN RIVER LAKE STATE RESORT PARK Off US 31E 12 mi. S. of Glasgow on Barren River Lake. 51 room Louie B.Nunn Lodge, restaurant, pool, 22 cottages.Marina, campground, 18 hole golf course, horseback riding. www.parks.ky.gov 270.646.2151, 800.325.0057. See Ad, Page 4. Comfort Inn, US 31E S, 60 units. Days Inn, US 31E S, 59 units.

H FOUR SEASONS COUNTRY INN 4107 Scottsville Rd., US 31E S. 21 charming rooms with private baths. Honeymoon suite with king size bed & whirlpool. Cable TV, free HBO, DSL & continental breakfast. Pool. Hndcp. & non-smoking rooms. AAA approved. Major credit cards accepted. BBAK member. www.fourseasonscountryinn.com, fourseasonsinn@msn.com 877.806.6340, 270.678.1000. See Ad, Page 6. Green Roof Inn Bed and Breakfast, 213 Longhorn St., 2 units. Hall Place Bed & Breakfast, 313 S. Green St., 4 units. Happy Valley Inn, 500 Happy Valley Rd., 16 units. Harston's Hideaway Cabins, 13020 Scottsville Rd., 3 units. Main Street Bed & Breakfast, 208 E. Main St., 5 units. The Narrow Way Bed & Breakfast, 554 S. Lucas Rd., 6 units. Towne Inn, 604 Happy Valley Rd., 28 units.


Kentucky's Cave Country Brigadoon State Nature Preserve, US 31E S. 6.5 mi. from Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy., left on Browning School Rd., 1.5 mi to Mutter Rd., left .5 mi. to parking on left. Ridgetops & forested ravines, old growth beech & tulip poplar bordering the back waters of Barren River Reservoir. Colorful spring wildďŹ&#x201A;owers, over 120 species of birds. Open to the public for hiking, birding & nature study. Green Valley Pay Lake, 325 Siloam Rd.

Restaurants A Little Taste of Texas, 303 S. Broadway. Bar-B-Q Place, 1499 Burkesville Rd. BBQ Hut, 594 Reynolds Rd. Big Moose's BBQ & Smokehouse, 525 W. Main St. Bully's Country House Restaurant, 5604 Scottsville Rd. Colton's Steak House & Grill, 206 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. Driftwood Restaurant, Barren River Lake State Resort Park. El Mazatlan, 754 W. Cherry St. Evergreen Chinese Restaurant, 803 Happy Valley Rd. Family Style Chicken & Seafood, 113 Shane Dr. Fine Arts Bistro, 143 W. Main St. Gale-N-Dale's, 405 Happy Valley Rd. Garcia's Grill, 516 North Race St. George J's on the Square, 144 E. Public Sq. Gondolier Italian Restaurant, 509 S. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. Granny & PaPa's Country Cookin', 1680 Burkesville Rd. Lil Country Diner, 410 E. College St. Los Mariachis, 1005 W. Main St. New Century Buffet, 924 Happy Valley Rd. South Fork BBQ & Grill, 2224 Scottsville Rd. Yamato Japense Steak House, 2381 Happy Valley Rd. Familiar Food: Applebee's, Arby's, Burger King, Captain D's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Godfather's, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, Long John Silver's/A&W, Mancino's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Ponderosa, Rally's, Shoney's, Sonic, Subway,Taco Bell,Tumbleweed,Wendy's,White Castle, Zaxby's.

Scottsville Pop. 4,226. Allen County seat. US 31E, US 231. Barren River Lake is partially located in Allen County, 12 mi. via US 31E. Dry. Central Time.

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Points of Interest Allen County Historical & Genealogical Society Museum, 301 N. 4th St. Mon.-Thurs. 11-3:30. Free. Dumont Hill. The City's new park is Dumont Hill. A State Recreational Trails Grant along with a match from the Turner Foundation will create 3 mi. of perimeter and historic trails. Mennonite Community, KY 100. Fresh produce, molasses & handmade leather items for sale.

Shopping & Entertainment Art & Antiques Gallery, 207 W. Main St. Awards Inc., 136 E. Public Sq. Factory Connections, 209 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. Highland 8 Cinema, KY 90W. Highlander Bowl, 110 Park Ave. Junebugs, 134 E. Public Sq. Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese, 2033 Thomerson Park Rd., Austin. Little Black Dress, 130 E. Public Sq. Ralphies Fun Center, 702 Happy Valley Rd. Scrapbook Village, 4108 Scottsville Rd. Trendy Me, 509 S. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. Unique Gifts, 1101 Cleveland Ave.

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Boating & Camping Barren River Lake State Resort Park Marina, 1850 State Park Rd., Lucas. Narrows Marina, 2236 Narrows Boat Ramp Rd. Peninsula Marina, 1261 Peninsula Rd. Spring Hill RV Park, 373 Austin-Tracy Rd., Lucas, 40 sites. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Barren River Lake: Beaver Creek, 2346 Beaver Creek Boat Ramp Rd., 12 prim. sites. Narrows, 1088 Narrows Rd., 92 sites.

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Lodging Carter's Bypass Motel, 251 Veterans Memorial Hwy., 19 units. Executive Inn, 57 Burnley Rd., 40 units. Uptown Motel, 205 S. Court St., 16 units.

Restaurants Cafe on the Square, 108 Public Sq. China King, 508 E. Main St. Earl G. Dumplin's, 1707 Old Gallatin Rd. Griddle's Country Cookin', 360 Old Gallatin Rd. Harper's Catfish, 3085 Old Gallatin Rd. Hickory Hill BBQ, 2791 Franklin Rd. Los Mariachis Mexican Restaurant, 510 E. Main St. Rey San Jose, 601 W. Cherry St. Smoke Shack BBQ, 100 Holt Dr. The Sweet Life, 135 E. Main St. Sams, 364 Old Gallatin Rd. Familiar Food: Dairy Queen, Domino's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway. 1149 State Park Rd., Lucas. 18 hole par 72 regulation course. Golf pro shop, rental clubs, pull & riding carts. Lodging available. www. parks.ky.gov 800.295.1876. See Ad, Page 4. Barren River Lake State Resort Park, US 31E, 2 lighted courts. Fox Hollow Golf Club, KY 63, 18 holes. Glasgow Golf & Country Club, 350 Country Club Rd. 18 holes. Gorin Park, E. Main St., 8 lighted courts.

Outdoor Adventure Barren Lake Wildlife Management Area, US 31E, KY 87, KY 98, KY 100 & KY 252. 10,106 acres around lake. Deer, squirrel, rabbit, quail, turkey, waterfowl. Hiking, picnicking, fishing & hunting. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Shopping & Entertainment Blackbird Boutique, 115 E. Public Sq. Crossroads Antiques, 1025 Old Gallatin Rd. Herrington's on the Square, 115 E. Public Sq. Jack's Shopping Center, 905 Woodland Circle Dr. McClard's Antiques, 7899 Veterans Memorial Hwy. Paradise Point Market Place, 10300 New Glasgow Rd. Quail Hollow Candle Factory, 455 Andrew Jackson Hwy. Raggedy Ann's, 815 E. Main St. Scottsville Antique Mall, 101 W. Public Sq.

Boating & Camping U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campsites on Barren River Lake: Bailey's Point, 3147 Bailey's Point Rd., 215 sites. 131


Port Oliver Recreation Area, KY 252W. Tailwater, 1055 Tailwater Rd., 49 sites. Walnut Creek Marina, 2001 Walnut Creek Rd.

Monroe County Fair, Tompkinsville, July. Monroe County Watermelon Festival, Tompkinsville, Aug. 30. Roller Coaster Yard Sale, KY 63, 1st wknd. Oct. Gamaliel Autumn Festival, Gamaliel, Oct. Flint Stones, Old Mulkey State Park, 1st Sat. Nov.

Lodging Pick's Motel, 512 N. Main St., Tompkinsville, 9 units. River Breeze Cabin, Center Point Rd., Tompkinsville, 1 unit.

H TOMPKINSVILLE INN 1500 Edmonton Rd. 31 units. Cable TV, HBO, free wi-fi, in-room refrigerator, microwave & coffee. Suites with equipped kitchens. Outdoor pool. Free continental breakfast. Non-smoking rooms available. Cabin rental available. www.tompkinsvilleinn.com 270.487.9228.

Restaurants

Golf High Point Par 3 Golf Course,1530 Franklin Rd., 9 holes, driving range. Scottsville Country Club, 51 John Kelly Dr., 9 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Long C Trails, 8959 Hanes Rd., horse trails. Wagoner Mill Road Sporting Clays Recreation, 910 W. Old State Rd. A 13-station, 5-stand sporting clays course.

Tompkinsville/ Fountain Run/Gamaliel

Ann's Old Mill Restaurant, 325 Mill St., Fountain Run. City Café, 321 Main St., Tompkinsville Dovie's, 107 W. 4th St., Tompkinsville. Fourth Street Cafe, 205 E. 4th St., Tompkinsville. La Tia's Mexican Restaurant, 956 N. Magnolia St., Tompkinsville. Little Lulu’s, 521 N. Main St., Tompkinsville. Mariachis Mexican Restaurant, 1250 N. Main St., Tompkinsville. Tim's Restaurant, 128 E. Main St., Gamaliel. Barbecue: Gamaliel, Collins' Bar-B-Q; Tompkinsville, Backyard BBQ, Frances BBQ, R & S Barbecue, Red Barn Bar BQ. Familiar Food: Tompkinsville, Dairy Queen, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Sky View Drive-In, 1500 Celina Rd., Tompkinsville.

Boating & Camping Tompkinsville City Park, Mill Creek Rd., Tompkinsville, prim. sites.

Golf Hidden Hills Golf & Country Club, 586 Country Club Ln., Tompkinsville, 18 holes.

Outdoor Adventure Fisherman's Paradise, 230 Smith Creek Rd., Tompkinsville.

Tompkinsville: Pop. 2,402. Monroe County seat. KY 163, KY 63 & KY 100, SE. of Glasgow. Ky. gateway to Dale Hollow Lake. Dry. Central Time. Fountain Run: Pop. 217. Monroe County. 10 mi. W. of Tompkinsville on KY 1339. Dry. Central Time. Gamaliel: Pop. 376. Monroe County. 10 mi. SW. of Tompkinsville on KY 63. Dry. Central Time.

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Airport Tompkinsville-Monroe County Airport, 661 Lyons Chapel Rd., Tompkinsville. General aviation. 4,000 ft. runway.

State Historic Site Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site KY 90 to KY 163, S. of Tompkinsville. Oldest Ky. log church, est. 1798 by Phillip & John Mulkey. This church built 1804. Revolutionary War soldiers buried in graveyard. 63 acre park area with playground, picnic shelter, gift shop. Open Apr.-Oct. daily 9-5, closed Sun. & Mon. Nov., Dec. & Mar. Special Park Events: Dog-gone Egg Hunt, Apr. 6. Writers' Day in the Park, Apr. 13 Plant & Seed Swap, Apr. 20. Pickin' in the Park, Apr. 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, Oct. 19. Birding in the Park, May 18. Princesses in the Park, June 7 & 17. Pirates in the Park, July 22. HAM Radio Special Event Station, Sept. 13-14. Halloween in the Park, Oct. 12. Flint & Stones, Nov. 2.

Points of Interest Cumberland River Ferry, KY 214. Crosses the Cumberland River to scenic Turkey Neck Bend. Ky.'s only state-operated 24-hr. ferry. Monroe County Marble Club Super Dome, Armory Rd., Tompkinsville. Indoor courts for Rolley-Hole, a marble game unique to the area. Tompkinsville City Park, Mill Creek Rd., Tompkinsville. Fishing, picnicking, sports fields, tennis courts and prim. camping by permit.

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Bowling Green Pop. 58,067. 3rd largest Kentucky city. Warren County seat, est. 1798. I-65, US 31W, US 68, US 231 & KY 67, KY 80, KY 234 & KY 1435, Wm. H. Natcher & Louie B. Nunn Pkwys., on the Barren River. Served as the Confederate Capital of Kentucky. Wet (Warren Co. Dry). Central Time.

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n BOWLING GREEN AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 352 Three Springs Rd., Bowling Green, KY 42104. A new adventure around every curve as you witness the birth of Corvettes, take an underground boat tour and go for a twisted ride in the air. Less than 1 hr. N. of Nashville. www.visitbgky.com 270.782.0800, 800.326.7465. See Ad, Page 134.


Kentucky's Cave Country Mon.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. 1-4 (closed major holidays) www.wku.edu/ kentuckymuseum, 270.745.2592 Highlights include fine art from the 1400s-2012, decorative arts from Egyptian-1970s; world-renown quilt collection; Instruments of American Excellence including Tony Hawk, Jimmy Carter, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sandra Day O'Conner and many other famous Americans; Duncan Hines exhibit; Civil War exhibit; changing/traveling exhibits. Admission charged.

Airport Bowling Green/Warren County Regional Airport, 1000 Woodhurst Dr., 2 mi. SE. General aviation. 6,500 ft. & 3,955 ft. runways.

Lake Shanty Hollow Lake, KY 185, 17 mi. N. of Bowling Green. 109 acres. Opened in 1951. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, longear sunfish, black crappie, warmouth, channel catfish, yellow bullhead), ramp. Shad for bait prohibited. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

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LOST RIVER CAVE/UNDERGROUND BOAT TOUR I-65 exit 22. Kentucky's only Cave Boat Tour. Discover history at Lost River, the Civil War, Col. John Hunt Morgan, Jesse James & 1930s Nite Club. Enjoy the seasonal butterfly habitat, walking trails & Wildflower Gifts. Boat tours open 7 days year-round 9-5. www.lostrivercave.com Tour times 270.393.0077.

H THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM Rare classics, race cars & one-of-a-kind prototypes. KidZone with hands-on activities. Interactive, educational driving simulators for teens. Ever-changing special exhibits. New Motorsports Park opening August 2014. Shop in the Corvette Store & dine in the Corvette Cafe. I-65 exit 28. Open daily. www.corvettemuseum.org 800.538.3883.

Points of Interest 1921 Standard Oil Station, Circus Square Park, between 6th, College, 7th & State Sts. Restored filling station & public restrooms. Aviation Heritage Park, Basil Griffin Park, 1825 Three Springs Rd. Restored F-4D Phantom II, Panther F9F-5, T-33 Shooting Star & F-111F Aardvark. Beech Bend Amusement Park, 798 Beech Bend Rd., I-65 exit 28. Rides, mini-golf, games, go-carts & water park. May-Sept. Beech Bend Raceway, I-65 exit 28. NHRA Drag Racing Mar.-Nov. Sat. & Sun. Capitol Arts Center, 416 E. Main St. Landmark bldg. c. 1900, 800 seat theatre, entertainment & educational programming. Ervin G. Houchens Art Gallery & Mezzanine Gallery. Mon.-Fri. 9-5. Eloise B. Houchens Center, 1115 Adams St. Cultural center in the Kister-Houchens House, a Greek Revival mansion built by Bowling Green Mayor Francis Kister in 1904. Tours Mon., Wed. & Fri. 10-2.

H GM BOWLING GREEN ASSEMBLY PLANT I-65 exit 28. Home of the Chevrolet Corvette. 1 hr., mile-long walking tour Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm. Times subject to change due to production schedule. $7 per person. No electronic devices, bags, cameras, cell phones or open toe shoes. Tours first come, first served. Children must be 7 or older. Reservations at www. corvetteassembly.com.

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HISTORIC RAILPARK & TRAIN MUSEUM 401 Kentucky St. Restored train depot, museum & railcar tours. Track on down to see the Model Train exhibit, meander the self guided museum of passenger service & experience railroad travel via a guided tour of vintage passenger cars.Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-4. Call for holiday & winter hours. www.historicrailpark.com 270.745.7317. See Ad.

H KENTUCKY MUSEUM Located on WKU’s campus, GPS 1444 Kentucky St. Open

NCM Motorsports Park, opening Fall 2014, high performance driving featuring road course, autocross and skid pad area. Public Theatre of Kentucky, Phoenix Theatre, 545 Morris Ave. 147 seat theatre with 5-6 main stage productions Sept.-May. Riverview at Hobson Grove, 1100 W. Main Ave. Restored Italianate house museum interprets the Victorian period 1872-1890 through guided tours. Gift Shop. Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4. Adm. $7. Russell Sims Aquatic Center, 2303 Tomblinson Way. State-of-theart water park. Mem. Day-Labor Day.



Family Fun for All Ages! Open 9-5 weekdays, 1-4 Sunday Call for winter and holiday hours 401 Kentucky St. Bowling Green, KY 42101 historicrailpark.com 270-745-7317

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Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, 601 College St. Features 1,800 seat performance hall, full schedule of local and touring arts performances and exhibitions. Mon.-Fri. 11-6. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 434 Church Ave. 153 yr. old German Gothic style church, built over 14 yr. period. Natl. Reg. Tours by appt. Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd. Est. 1906. Enrolls over 21,000. 200 acre campus, 66 major bldgs., 6 colleges. Kentucky Museum, sculpture tour, ghost tours, Hardin Planetarium; Guthrie Bell Tower;WKU Farm & Baker Arboretum. Campus tours Mon.-Fri. WKU L. D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center, Western Ky. Univ. Farm, 406 Elrod Rd., off Nashville Rd. Built in 1980. Major show & sale facility.

Special Events Lone Star Championship Rodeo, WKU Ag. Expo. Ctr., Feb. 7-9. Houchens/KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16, WKU Diddle Arena, Mar. 12-16. Bowling Green Hot Rods Baseball, Bowling Green Ballpark, Apr. 3-Sept. 1. Southern Kentucky Book Fest, Carroll Knicely Conference Ctr., Apr. 25-26. Concerts in the Park, Fountain Sq. & Circus Sq., June-Aug. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 5-8. NHRA Hot Rod Reunion, Beech Bend Raceway, June 12-14. National Corvette Homecoming, Sloan Convention Ctr., July 17-19. Duncan Hines Festival,Chaney’s Dairy Barn, July 12. National Corvette Museum 20th Anniversary Celebration, Aug. 28-30. Holley L S Fest, Beech Bend Raceway, Sept. US Bank Balloons, Tunes & BBQ, Bowling Green Airport, Sept. 4-7. ESA Antique Show & Sale, Knights of Columbus, Sept. 5-7. Bowling Green International Festival, Circus Sq, Sept. 27. Buick GS Nationals, Beech Bend Raceway, Oct. Skeleton’s Lair Scream Park, Oct. Victorian HolidayTours, Riverview at Hobson Grove, late Nov.-Dec. Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl, Dec. Festival of Trains, Historic Railpark & Train Museum, Dec. Trees of Christmas, Houchens Center, Dec.

Lodging 1869 Homestead Bed & Breakfast, 212 Mizpah Rd., 3 units. Bryce Inn, 592 S. Main St., Smiths Grove, 25 units. Candlewood Suites, I-65 exit 22, 90 units. Candle Loft, 415 Park Row, 1unit overlooking Fountain Sq. Cardinal Motel, 1310 US 31W Bypass, 20 units. Clarion Inn, I-65 exit 22, 100 units. Comfort Inn, I-65 exit 22, 62 units.

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Continental Inn, I-65 exit 28, 99 units. The Cottages at Olde Stone, I-65 exit 22, 5 units, rest. Country Hearth Inn, I-65 exit 28, 40 units. Country Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 22, 85 units. Courtyard by Marriott, I-65 exit 22, 93 units. Days Inn, I-65 exit 22, 61 units. Drury Inn, I-65 exit 22, 140 units. Economy Inn, 802 US 31W Bypass, 29 units. Executive Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 22, 69 units. Hampton Inn, I-65 exit 22, 130 units. Hilton Garden Inn, I-65 exit 22, 133 units, rest. Holiday Inn Express, I-65 exit 22, 92 units. Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel, I-65 exit 22, 218 units, rest. Home-Towne Suites, I-65 exit 22, 107 units. The Hotel Sync, I-65 exit 28, 12 units. Jameson Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 22, 177 units, rest. La Quinta Inn & Suites, I-65 exit 22, 66 units. May Fair Motel, 1540 Old Louisville Rd., 39 units. Microtel Inn, I-65 exit 22, 76 units. Motel 6, I-65 exit 22, 91 units. News Inn, I-65 exit 22, 49 units. Oak Hill Farm Cabins, 567 Rocky Hill Rd., Smiths Grove, 3 units. Quality Inn, I-65 exit 22, 45 units. Ramada Inn, I-65 exit 22, 112 units, rest. Red Roof Inn, I-65 exit 22, 56 units. Rocky Hill Inn Bed & Breakfast, 13003 Brownsville Rd., Smiths Grove, 4 units. Sleep Inn, I-65 exit 22, 67 units. Spongie Acres Bed & Breakfast, 610 Matlock Rd., 5 units. Staybridge Suites, 680 Campbell Ln., 124 units. Super 8, I-65 exit 28, 60 units. Super 8, I-65 exit 22, 85 units. TownePlace Suites, 1818 Cave Mill Rd., 101 units. Value Lodge, I-65 exit 28, 45 units. Victorian House Bed & Breakfast, 110 Main St., Smiths Grove, 5 units. Western Hills Motel, 312 Morgantown Rd., 40 units.

Restaurants 440 Main Restaurant, 440 E. Main St. Bistro, 1129 College St. The Brickyard Cafe, 1026 Chestnut St. The Buckhead Cafe, 760 Campbell Ln. Cambridge Market & Cafe, 830 Fairview Ave. Chaney's Dairy Barn, 9191 Nashville Rd. Corvette Cafe, National Corvette Museum, I-65 exit 28. Double Dogs, 1780 Scottsville Rd.


Kentucky's Cave Country El Mazatlan, 600 US 31W Bypass. Mariah's Restaurant, 801 State St. Montana Grille, 1740 Scottsville Rd. Riley’s Bakery, 819 US 31W Bypass. Samurai Steak & Sushi, 2718 Scottsville Rd. Split Tree Barbeque, 115 Wilson Rd., Alvaton. 270.842.2268. Tea Bayon, 906 State St. Toot's Restaurant, 2500 Scottsville Rd. Verdi, 410 E. Main St. Yuki Japanese Restaurant, 151 Ironskillet Ct. Familiar Food: I-65 exit 22, Bob Evans, Cheddars, Chick-Fil-A, Cracker Barrel, Culver's, Denny's, Fazoli's, Longhorn Steakhouse, Mancino's, McDonald's, Outback Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Rafferty's, Red Lobster, Ryan's, Shogun, Steak N Shake, Mellow Mushroom, Waffle House, Wendy's, Zaxby's.

Mustang Mania, Kentucky Downs, June 14. Simpson County Fair, June. Garden Spot 5K Run/Walk, Aug. 9. Kentucky Downs Race Meet, Kentucky Downs, Sept. 6,10,13, 17 & 24. Franklin Car Show / Festival on the Square, Courthouse Sq., Sept. 20. Haunted Hall, Octagon Hall, Oct. Fri. & Sat. evenings. Antiques Dealers Open House, Nov. 28-29. Merchants Association Open House, Nov 9. Christmas Parade and Small Town Christmas, Dec. 6.

Lodging Best Western Franklin Inn, I-65 exit 2, 52 units. Comfort Inn, I-65 exit 6, 60 units. Days Inn, I-65 exit 6, 59 units. EconoLodge, I-65 exit 2, 45 units. Hampton Inn, I-65 exit 2, 72 units. Holiday Inn Express, I-65 exit 2, 75 units. Kentucky Motel, 715 N. Main St., 20 units. Knights Inn, I-65 exit 6, 40 units. Quality Inn, I-65 exit 2, 50 units. Super 8, I-65 exit 2, 50 units.

Shopping & Entertainment Barbara Stewart Interiors, 444 E. Main St. Bowling Green Pipe & Cigar, 434 E. Main St. Camping World, I-65 exit 22. Candle Makers on the Square, 415 Park Row. Chuck's Liquor Outlets, 4 locations. Corsair Artisan Distillery, 400 E. Main St. Crafty Hands, 2910 Scottsville Rd. Flea Land, 1100 Three Springs Rd. Fruit of the Loom Brand Shop, 2622 Scottsville Rd. The Gallery at 916, 601 State St. Gander Mountain, I-65 exit 22. Greenwood Mall, I-65 exit 22. Harley-Davidson Bowling Green, I-65 exit 22. Jackson's Orchard & Nursery, 1280 Slim Island Rd. Mary Jane's Chocolates, 1640 Scottsville Rd. Morris Jewelry, 408 E. Main St. Nat's Outdoor Sports, 1121 Wilkinson Tr. Rickman Pottery, 1121 E. 14th St. Rock Garden Farm, 12785 Nashville Rd., Woodburn. Smiths Grove Antique District, I-65 exit 38, Smiths Grove. Tidball's Bar, 522 Morris Alley. TRAXrunning, 1240 Fairview Ave. Vette City Antique Mall & Flea Market, I-65 exit 28. Zingarella, 426 E. Main St.

Restaurants Awali’s Greek Mediterranean Food, 200B Commerce St. Best Donuts, 201 W. Cedar St. Brickyard Cafe, 205 W. Cedar St. Cooterz BBQ, 854 Harding Rd. Franklin Steak House, 3898 Nashville Rd. Hot Plate, 4138 Bowling Green Rd. New China Restaurant, 414 N. Main St. Oasis Southwest Grill, 116 Steele Rd. OT Sports Grill, 1326 Nashville Rd. Pacifica Pan Asian Grill, 100 N. Main St. Rylan’s Restaurant, 709 S. Main St. Sol Azteca Mexican Restaurant, 2 locations. 613 S. Main St., 4000 Nashville Rd. Southern Cookery, 270 Trotter’s Ln. The Town House Restaurant, 110 S. Main St. Wildfire BBQ & Grill, 105 State St. Familiar Food: Burger King, Captain D's, Cracker Barrel, Dairy Queen, Denny's, Frosty Freeze, Hardee's, KFC, Little Caesar's, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell, Waffle House, Wendy's, Zaxby's.

Boating & Camping Beech Bend Park Campground, 798 Beech Bend Rd., 500 sites. Bowling Green KOA, I-65 exit 22, 120 sites, pay lake.

Golf & Tennis

Shopping & Entertainment

CrossWinds Golf Course, 1031 Wilkinson Tr., 18 holes. The Golf Course at Riverview, 1200 W. Main St., 9 holes. Kereiakes Park, Cemetery Rd., 10 courts. Paul Walker Golf Course, 1044 Covington Ave., 9 holes.

Allnue Boutique, 112 W. Kentucky St. Bright's Antique World, 281 Steele Rd. Charity Bingo, 5 locations. The Country Store, 3850 Nashville Rd. Fancy That, 105 W. Cedar St. Franklin Bookseller, 204 N. Main St. Franklin Drive-In, 6250 Nashville Rd. The Franklin Mercantile Co, 103 S. Main St. Gallery on the Square, 110 N. Main St. Heritage Antique Mall, 111 W. Washington St.. Pineapple Lily, 122 N. Main St. Redbird Boutique & Antiques, 500 N. Main St. Snoopers Attic, 1705 Bowling Green Rd. Strictly Country Antique Mall, 5945 Bowling Green Rd. “Tis The Season, 200 Witt Rd.

Outdoor Adventure Ballooning Adventures, www.ehotair.com, daily flights. N-Tense Sports, 2101 Morgantown Rd.

Franklin Pop. 8,408. Simpson County seat, est. 1819. US 31W, W. of I-65, S. of Bowling Green. Wet (Simpson Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Morgantown

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Pop. 2,394. Butler County seat, est. 1813. Wm. H. Natcher Pkwy., US 231, N. of Bowling Green, KY 70 E. of Mammoth Cave, KY 79 N. of Russellville. Dry. Central Time.

African-American Heritage Center, 500 Jefferson St. Museum of local black history in a restored Victorian home. Mon. 9-noon & 1-6, Tues.-Fri. 9-noon & 1-4. Duncan Inn & Linkumpinch, 5083 Nashville Rd., near Tenn. line. Stagecoach stop c. 1819. Linkumpinch is a nearby site where many early duels took place, including one fought by Sam Houston. Kentucky Downs, I-65 exit 2. North America's only European style turf racing thoroughbred track. Live racing Sept. 6,10,13,17 & 24. Simulcast racing & Instant Racing year-round. Life Sized Outdoor Murals, The murals depict scenes from 200 years of Simpson County history. 81 Steele Road (exit 2). Octagon Hall Museum, 6040 Bowling Green Rd. 8-sided home built before the Civil War. Civil War Museum, living history, reference library. Site of many paranormal investigations. Wed.-Sat. 9-11, 1-3:30. Adm. $5. Old Jail & Jailer's Quarters, 206 N. College St. Houses Simpson Co. Archives & Museum. Graffiti & drawings by Civil War soldiers held in jailer's quarters. Mon.-Fri. 9-4, Sat. 10-2. Free. 270.586.4228

Special Events Cherry Blossom Festival, Apr. 5. Summer Night Concerts, Fri. May-Sept.

Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course, 1075 Kenny Perry Dr., 18 holes.

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Points of Interest Civil War Monument, Courthouse lawn. Honors both North & South, only one of its kind in Ky. Green River Museum, Butler Co. Park, Woodbury, overlooking the Green River. Exhibits from the colorful riverboat era. JuneSept. Sat. noon-4. Reed's Ferry, KY 269. Crosses the Green River. Last county-owned ferry in Ky. Sunrise-sunset.

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Shopping & Entertainment

Lodging

Gallery, 124 N. Main St. Shoppe on the Square, 119 S. Main St.

Green River Lodge, 102 Sawmill Rd., 14 units. Motel 6, 1460 S. Main St., 46 units.

Golf

Restaurants

Canyon Run Resort, 700 Canyon Run Rd., Lewisburg, 9 holes. Rolling Hills Golf Course, 1600 Pine Dr., 18 holes.

China Buffet, 811 S. Main St. El Azteca, 216 S. Main St. Farm Boy, 718 W. G. L. Smith St. Firehouse Pizza, 116 E. Ohio St. Garcia's, 103 Veterans Way. Gone Fishin', 3300 Bowling Green Rd. Kountry Kitchen, 729 W. G. L. Smith St. Pizza Zone, 1290 Veterans Way. Familiar Food: US 231S, Charley Biggs, Hardee's, McDonald's, Sonic, Subway.

Outdoor Adventure Logan County Glade State Nature Preserve, off US 68/KY 80. 41 acres with limestone glades occupying the SW. facing midslope of an 810 ft. knob. The steep rocky slope is dominated by prairie grasses such as bluestem & sideoats grama. Rare plants include Carolina Larkspur, Glade violet & Fameflower.

Auburn

Shopping & Entertainment Aberdeen Trading Post, 2222 Beaver Dam Rd. Five Seasons Flowers & Gifts, 125 N. Main St. Garrison's Department Store, 100 S. Main St.

Golf Hidden Valley Golf Course, 530 Hidden Valley Rd., 18 holes.

Russellville Pop. 6,960. Logan County seat, est. 1798. US 68, SW. of Bowling Green. Wet (Logan Co. Dry). Central Time.

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Airport Russellville/Logan County Airport, 385 Airport Rd., off KY 100. General aviation. 4,000 ft. runway.

Lakes Briggs Lake, US 79, 2 mi. N. of Russellville. 17 acres. Opened 1950. Fishing (largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, black crappie).Boat ramp.Electric motors only.Shad for bait prohibited. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Lake Malone US 431, 18 mi. N. to Dunmor. 826 acres. State developed lake in Muhlenberg, Logan & Todd Cos. Built in 1961. Fishing (largemouth bass), camping, swimming, docks, ramps, boat rental. 150 hp. limit on boat motors. Beautiful lake with varied shoreline, cliffs rise to 200 ft. at some points. Ky. Dept. Fish & Wildlife Resources.

Points of Interest 1817 Saddle Factory Museum, E. 4th St. The oldest remaining manufacturing facility in Ky. houses exhibits of the industry. May-mid Oct. Tues.-Sat. 10-2. Adm. $2. Bibb House Museum, 183 W. 8th St. A Georgian mansion, c. 1820, built by Revolutionary War officer & abolitionist, Maj. Richard Bibb. May-mid Oct. Tues.-Sat. 10-2. Adm. $2. Old Southern Deposit Bank, 6th & Main St. Built c. 1810. Scene of the first documented robbery by Jesse James' gang in 1868. Red River Meeting House & Cemetery, KY 663, off US 431 10 mi. S. The seat of the Great Revival of 1800 & site of the Red River Cumberland Presbyterian Church 1847-1935. Schochoh Rosenwald One Room School Museum, 2200 Bowling Green Rd. 1929 school house. Donations. By appt.

Special Events Strawberry Festival, Adairville, May 16-18. Purple Martin Festival, Lewisburg, May. Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival, 1st Sat.-2nd Sat. Oct. Primitive Camp Meeting Rendezvous,Red River Meeting House, Oct.

Lodging Cedar Ridge Bed & Breakfast Retreat, 1302 Simmons Ford Rd., 3 units. EconoLodge, US 68, 27 units. Economy Inn, 524 E. 9th St., 12 units. Executive Inn, 815 W. 9th St., 20 units. Federal Grove B&B, 475 E. Main St., Auburn. Quality Inn, 1120 Bowling Green Rd., 44 units. Wren's Nest Bed & Breakfast, 1452 Proctor Mill Rd., 2 units.

Restaurants Colonial Inn, 701 S. Franklin St. Firehouse Restaurant, 471 W. 2nd St. Granny's Kitchen, 216 Market Sq. Roy's Pit Bar-B-Q, 101 Sarah Ln. Sol Azteca, 120 Walker Ln. Slappy’s Family Diner, 9th St. Familiar Food: Arby's, Captain D's, Dairy Queen, Domino's, Godfather's Pizza, KFC, McDonald's, Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Sonic, Subway, Taco Bell. 136

Pop. 1,340. Logan County, est 1865. US 68/KY 80, SW. of Bowling Green. Dry. Central Time.

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Auburn Tourism Commission, PO Box 183, Auburn, KY 42206. 270.542.7877.

Points of Interest Auburn Historical District, encompasses 136 properties located along eight streets at the center of historic Auburn. Auburn Museum, 433 W. Main St. One room schoolhouse c. 1885, 120 yr. old barn, 2 cell jail c. 1865 & library. Tues.-Sat. 1-5. Adm. $5.

H SOUTH UNION SHAKER VILLAGE 10 mi. W. of Bowling Green, just off US 68. Historic site of Shakers' most southern village (1807-1922). 19th century buildings house the world's largest collection of southern Shaker furniture with exhibits telling the story of this innovative, religious community. Gift shop. Overnight accommodations at Shaker Tavern B&B. Open year-round. www.shakermuseum.com 270.542.4167, 800.811.8379.

Special Events South Union Seminar, Shaker Village, Apr. Bluegrass Jam, McCutchen-Coke Park, May. 400 Mile Sale, US 68/80, June 5-8. Antique Engine & Tractor Show, McCutchen-Coke Park, June. Car Cruise-In, McCutchen-Coke Park, July. Auburn Autumn Days, 3rd wknd. Sept. A Shaker Breakfast, Shaker Village, Nov. Auburn Merchants Christmas Open House, Nov. Tour of Homes, 1st Sun. Dec. Christmas at Shakertown, Shaker Village, Dec. Christmas Parade, Dec.

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H 1869 SHAKER TAVERN BED & BREAKFAST 1.5 mi. from the South Union Shaker Village on KY 73. Built in 1869 by the Shakers as a hotel for "people of the world". 6 Victorian furnished, air conditioned rooms. Full breakfast. BBAK member. www. shakermuseum.com 270.542.6801, 800.929.8701. Federal Grove Bed & Breakfast, 475 E. Main St., 4 units, rest.

Restaurants Auburn Pool Room, 112 E. Main St. Box Joint, 823 Chandlers Rd. Tee's Restaurant, 339 E. Main St. Familiar Food: Godfather's Pizza, Subway.

Shopping & Entertainment Colonial House Furniture, 108 Quarry Rd. D & C Novelties, 755 W. Main St. The Lion & The Lamb Antiques, 106 W. Main St. Mad Anthony's Auburn Tap Room, 114 N. Main St. Red Barn Antiques, 3155 Echo Valley Rd. Repeat Boutique, 108 W. Main St. Silverpenny's Antiques, 36 Shaker Museum Rd. Southern Outdoor Furniture, 45 Montgomery St.


Index

Cities A, B Albany ...................................................................................... 123 Ashland ...................................................................................... 92 Auburn ..................................................................................... 136 Augusta ..................................................................................... 58 Aurora ........................................................................................ 79 Barbourville ............................................................................. 113 Bardstown ................................................................................. 21 Bardwell ..................................................................................... 84 Beattyville ................................................................................ 103 Beaver Dam ............................................................................... 66 Bedford ...................................................................................... 19 Benham .................................................................................... 109 Benton ....................................................................................... 78 Berea .......................................................................................... 45 Booneville ................................................................................ 104 Bowling Green ........................................................................ 132 Brandenburg ............................................................................. 29 Brooks ....................................................................................... 18 Brownsville .............................................................................. 127 Burkesville ............................................................................... 123 Burnside .................................................................................. 119 C Cadiz .......................................................................................... 71 Calhoun ..................................................................................... 65 Calvert City ................................................................................ 77 Campbellsville ......................................................................... 124 Campton .................................................................................. 103 Carlisle ....................................................................................... 36 Carrollton ................................................................................... 50 Cave City ................................................................................. 129 Central City ................................................................................ 64 Clay City .................................................................................. 102 Clinton ....................................................................................... 81 Cloverport .................................................................................. 30 Columbia ................................................................................. 125 Corbin ...................................................................................... 110 Covington .................................................................................. 52 Crestwood .................................................................................. 19 Cumberland ............................................................................. 109 Cynthiana .................................................................................. 36 D, E, F Danville ...................................................................................... 48 Dawson Springs ........................................................................ 68 Dixon .......................................................................................... 68 Dry Ridge ................................................................................... 56 Dunmor ...................................................................................... 65 Eddyville .................................................................................... 75 Edmonton ................................................................................ 130 Elizabethtown ............................................................................ 27 Elkhorn City ............................................................................. 100 Elkton ......................................................................................... 71 Erlanger ..................................................................................... 53 Falmouth .................................................................................... 56 Flemingsburg ............................................................................ 59 Florence ..................................................................................... 54 Fountain Run............................................................................ 132 Ft. Knox ..................................................................................... 28 Ft. Mitchell ................................................................................. 53 Frankfort .................................................................................... 31 Franklin .................................................................................... 135 Frenchburg ................................................................................ 91 Fulton ......................................................................................... 82

Hopkinsville ............................................................................... 69 Horse Cave .............................................................................. 128 Hyden ....................................................................................... 107 Inez ............................................................................................. 99 Irvine ........................................................................................ 104 Irvington .................................................................................... 30 J, K, L Jackson ................................................................................... 105 Jamestown .............................................................................. 120 Kuttawa ...................................................................................... 76 La Grange .................................................................................. 19 Lancaster ................................................................................... 49 Lawrenceburg ........................................................................... 33 Lebanon ..................................................................................... 24 Leitchfield .................................................................................. 30 Lewisport ................................................................................... 64 Lexington ................................................................................... 37 Liberty ...................................................................................... 126 London ..................................................................................... 113 Loretto ....................................................................................... 24 Louisa ........................................................................................ 95 Louisville ................................................................................... 10 Lynch ....................................................................................... 109

G, H, I Gamaliel .................................................................................... 132 Georgetown ............................................................................... 34 Gilbertsville ............................................................................... 77 Glasgow ................................................................................... 130 Glendale ..................................................................................... 28 Golden Pond ............................................................................. 73 Grand Rivers ............................................................................. 76 Grayson ..................................................................................... 94 Greensburg ............................................................................. 126 Greenup ..................................................................................... 93 Greenville .................................................................................. 65 Hanson........................................................................................ 67 Hardinsburg .............................................................................. 30 Harlan ....................................................................................... 110 Harrodsburg .............................................................................. 47 Hartford ...................................................................................... 66 Hawesville ................................................................................. 64 Hazard ...................................................................................... 105 Henderson ................................................................................. 63 Hickman ..................................................................................... 82 Hindman .................................................................................. 106 Hodgenville ............................................................................... 26

R, S, T Radcliff ....................................................................................... 28 Renfro Valley ........................................................................... 115 Richmond .................................................................................. 44 Rosine ........................................................................................ 66 Russell Springs ....................................................................... 121 Russellville .............................................................................. 136 Salt Lick ...................................................................................... 90 Salyersville ................................................................................ 99 Sandy Hook ............................................................................... 96 Scottsville ................................................................................ 131 Shelbyville ................................................................................. 20 Shepherdsville .......................................................................... 18 Slade ........................................................................................ 101 Somerset ................................................................................. 118 Sparta ......................................................................................... 52 Springfield ................................................................................ 25 Stanford ..................................................................................... 49 Stanton .................................................................................... 102 Stearns ..................................................................................... 119 Sturgis ....................................................................................... 69 Taylorsville ................................................................................ 21

M Madisonville .............................................................................. 67 Mammoth Cave ....................................................................... 127 Manchester .............................................................................. 114 Marion ........................................................................................ 77 Mayfield ..................................................................................... 81 Maysville .................................................................................... 57 McKee ...................................................................................... 115 Middlesboro ............................................................................ 108 Midway ....................................................................................... 41 Milton ......................................................................................... 19 Monticello ................................................................................ 123 Morehead ................................................................................... 88 Morganfield ............................................................................... 69 Morgantown ............................................................................ 135 Mt. Olivet .................................................................................... 59 Mt. Sterling ................................................................................ 89 Mt. Vernon ............................................................................... 115 Munfordville ............................................................................ 128 Murray ........................................................................................ 80 N, O, P New Castle ................................................................................. 20 New Concord ............................................................................. 80 Newport ..................................................................................... 54 Nicholasville .............................................................................. 40 Oak Grove................................................................................... 70 Olive Hill .................................................................................... 94 Owensboro ................................................................................ 62 Owenton .................................................................................... 52 Owingsville ................................................................................ 90 Paducah ..................................................................................... 82 Paintsville .................................................................................. 96 Paris ........................................................................................... 35 Park City .................................................................................. 129 Perryville .................................................................................... 49 Pikeville ................................................................................... 100 Pineville ................................................................................... 108 Prestonsburg ............................................................................ 98 Princeton ................................................................................... 73 Providence ................................................................................ 68

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Tompkinsville .......................................................................... 132 V,W Vanceburg ................................................................................. 59 Versailles ................................................................................... 42 Warsaw ...................................................................................... 52 Washington ............................................................................... 58 West Liberty .............................................................................. 91 West Point ................................................................................. 29 Whitesburg .............................................................................. 102 Whitley City ............................................................................. 119 Wickliffe ..................................................................................... 85 Williamsburg ........................................................................... 112 Williamstown ............................................................................. 56 Wilmore ...................................................................................... 41 Winchester ................................................................................ 43

National Parks & Recreation Areas Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Hodgenville ............................................................................... 26 Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Stearns ................................................................................... 119 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Middlesboro ............................................................................ 108 Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area Golden Pond ............................................................................. 73 Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave ...................................................................... 127 Red River Gorge National Geological Area, Frenchburg, Slade, Campton ................................... 91, 101, 103

State Resort Parks Barren River Lake, Glasgow ................................................... 130 Blue Licks Battlefield, Carlisle ................................................. 36 Buckhorn Lake, Hazard .......................................................... 105 Carter Caves, Olive Hill ............................................................. 94 Cumberland Falls, Corbin ....................................................... 111 Dale Hollow Lake, Burkesville ................................................. 123 General Butler, Carrollton ......................................................... 50 Greenbo Lake, Greenup ............................................................ 93 Jenny Wiley, Prestonsburg ........................................................ 98 Kenlake, Aurora ......................................................................... 79 Kentucky Dam Village, Gilbertsville .......................................... 77 Lake Barkley, Cadiz .................................................................. 71 Lake Cumberland, Jamestown ............................................... 121 Natural Bridge, Slade .............................................................. 102 Pennyrile Forest, Dawson Springs ........................................... 68 Pine Mountain, Pineville .......................................................... 109 Rough River Dam, Leitchfield ................................................... 30

State Parks & Historic Sites State Parks Big Bone Lick, Florence ............................................................. 55 Breaks Interstate, Elkhorn City ................................................ 101 Carr Creek, Hindman ................................................................ 106 Columbus-Belmont, Clinton ...................................................... 81 E.P. "Tom" Sawyer, Louisville ................................................... 10 Fishtrap Lake, Pikeville ............................................................ 100 Fort Boonesborough, Richmond ............................................... 44 General Burnside Island, Burnside ......................................... 119 Grayson Lake, Grayson ............................................................. 94 Green River Lake, Campbellsville ............................................ 125 John James Audubon, Henderson............................................ 63 Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington ............................................... 37 Kincaid Lake, Falmouth.............................................................. 56 Kingdom Come, Cumberland................................................... 109 Lake Malone, Dunmor ................................................................ 65 Levi Jackson Wilderness Road, London ................................ 114 Lincoln Homestead, Springfield................................................. 25 Mineral Mound, Eddyville ........................................................... 75 My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown.......................................... 22 Nolin Lake, Brownsville ............................................................ 128 Old Fort Harrod, Harrodsburg .................................................... 47 Paintsville Lake, Paintsville ....................................................... 96 Taylorsville Lake, Taylorsville .................................................... 21 Yatesville Lake, Louisa .............................................................. 90

State Historic Sites Boone Station, Lexington ........................................................... 37 Dr. Thomas Walker, Barbourville ............................................. 113 Isaac Shelby Cemetery, Stanford .............................................. 49 Jefferson Davis, Elkton .............................................................. 71 Old Mulkey Meetinghouse, Tompkinsville............................... 132 138

Perryville Battlefield, Perryville ................................................. 49 Waveland, Lexington .................................................................. 38 White Hall, Richmond ................................................................. 44 Wickliffe Mounds, Wickliffe ........................................................ 83 William Whitley House, Stanford ............................................... 49

Antiques Derby City Antique Mall, Louisville............................................ 17 Nettie Jarvis Antiques, Bloomfield (see Bardstown) ....................................................... 23 Owensboro Antique Mall, Owensboro .................................... 623 Sturgis Antique Mall, Sturgis ..................................................... 69

Attractions Abbey of Gethsemani, Bardstown ............................................. 22 Ale-8-One Bottling Company, Winchester ................................ 43 American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville ................... 10 Appalshop, Whitesburg ............................................................ 107 The Arboretum, Lexington ......................................................... 40 Artists Collaborative Theatre (ACT), Elkhorn City ................. 101 Barthell Coal Mining Camp, Stearns....................................... 119 Battle of Richmond Visitors Center, Richmond ....................... 44 BB Riverboats, Newport............................................................. 54 Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg ....................................................... 48 Beech Bend Park, Bowling Green ........................................... 133 Belle of Louisville, Louisville ..................................................... 10 Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Clermont (see Brooks/Shepherdsville) ...................................... 18 Bill Monroe's Birthplace, Rosine ............................................. 66 Blue Heron Coal Mining Camp, Stearns ................................. 116 Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea ....................................................... 46 Butcher Hollow, Van Lear (see Paintsville) ............................... 96 Camp Nelson Heritage Park, Nicholasville................................ 40 Capitol, Frankfort ........................................................................ 32 Carson Center, Paducah ............................................................ 83 Cave City Convention Center, Cave City................................ 129 The Center for Rural Development, Somerset ....................... 118 Civil War Fort at Boonesboro, Winchester ............................... 43 Constitution Square Historic Park, Danville ............................ 48 Derby Dinner Playhouse, Louisville .......................................... 15 Dinosaur World, Cave City ...................................................... 129 The Dixie Belle Riverboat at Shaker Village, Harrodsburg ............................................................................... 47 Duncan Tavern, Paris................................................................. 35 East Kentucky Science Center, Prestonsburg ......................... 98 Floral Clock, Frankfort ................................................................ 32 Forest Edge Winery, Shepherdsville ......................................... 18 Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium, Louisville ........... 11 GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant, Bowling Green ............. 133 Godbey Appalachian Center, Cumberland ............................. 109 Hummel Planetarium, Richmond ............................................... 44 Jackson's Orchard & Nursery, Bowling Green....................... 135 James E. Bruce Convention Center, Hopkinsville.................... 70 Kart Kountry Entertainment Center, Shepherdsville................ 18 Kentucky Action Park, Cave City ............................................ 126 The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville .................................................................................... 15 Kentucky Down Under, Horse Cave ....................................... 128 Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville .................................... 11 Kentucky Fish & Wildlife Headquarters, Frankfort .................. 32 Kentucky River Cruises, Frankfort ............................................ 32 Kentucky Science Center & IMAX Theatre, Louisville ............. 11 KentuckyShow!, Louisville ......................................................... 11 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta ..................................................... 52 KFC Yum! Center, Louisville ...................................................... 11 Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center, Sandy Hook .............. 96 Louisville Mega Cavern, Louisville ............................................ 12 The Louisville Zoo, Louisville .................................................... 12 Lower Town Arts District, Paducah .......................................... 83 Magoffin County Pioneer Village & Museum, Salyersville................................................................................. 99 Morehead Conference Center, Morehead ................................ 88 Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg ......................................... 98 Mountain Homeplace, Paintsville .............................................. 96 Newport Aquarium, Newport ..................................................... 54 Newport on the Levee, Newport ................................................ 54 Old State Capitol, Frankfort ....................................................... 32 Old Talbott Tavern, Bardstown .................................................. 22 Olde Bloomfield Meeting Hall, Bloomfield (see Bardstown) ....................................................... 23 Paramount Arts Center, Ashland .............................................. 92 Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, Shepherdsville ............ 18 Peter W. Pfeiffer Fish Hatchery, Frankfort ................................ 32 Pine Mountain Grill, Whitesburg .............................................. 107 Portal 31 Mine Tour, Lynch ...................................................... 109 Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum, Frankfort .................. 32 Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley............... 112 RiverPark Center, Owensboro ................................................... 61 Salato Wildlife Education Center, Frankfort ............................. 32


Index Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg ........................... 47 South Union Shaker Village, Auburn ...................................... 136 Spirit of Jefferson, Louisville ..................................................... 12 Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Georgetown ................34 Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, Owensboro .....................62 Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood (see La Grange/Prospect)........... 19 Yuko-En on the Elkhorn, Georgetown ...................................... 35

Bed & Breakfasts 1869 Shaker Tavern, Auburn ................................................... 136 Acorn & Fox Inn, Bronston (see Somerset) ............................. 118 Blue Heron, Richmond ............................................................... 45 Central Park, Louisville ............................................................... 16 Country Girl at Heart Farm, Munfordville ................................ 129 Eagle Hill Manor & Eagle Cove Cottage, Bardstown ............... 22 Essence of the Bluegrass, Lexington ....................................... 39 Four Seasons Country Inn, Glasgow ...................................... 130 The Guesthouse at Rosecrest Farm, Paris .............................. 35 Halcomb's Knob, Lancaster....................................................... 49 Mountain Springs Inn, McKee ................................................. 115 Old Talbott Tavern, Bardstown .................................................. 22 Parkview Country Inn, Augusta ................................................. 58 Samuel Culbertson Mansion, Louisville.................................... 16 Southern Grace, Brandenburg ................................................... 29

Bourbon Barton 1792 Distillery, Bardstown ............................................. 22 Buffalo Trace Distillery, Frankfort ............................................. 32 Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Louisville........................ 11 Four Roses Distillery, Lawrenceburg ........................................ 33 Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbon Heritage Center, Bardstown .................................................................................. 22 Jim Beam American Stillhouse, Clermont (see Brooks/Shepherdsville) ...................................... 18 Makerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mark Distillery, Loretto ................................................ 25 Wild Turkey Distillery, Lawrenceburg ....................................... 33 Woodford Reserve Distillery, Versailles ................................... 42

Campgrounds Ashland / Huntington West KOA, Argillite (see Ashland) ................................................................ 93 Big Bear Resort & Marina, Benton ............................................ 78 Goose Hollow Campground & RV Park, Cadiz ........................ 73 Guist Creek Campground, Shelbyville ...................................... 21 Indian Hills Resort/Alligator II Marina & KOA, Russell Springs ........................................................................ 121 Jellystone Park Camp Resort, Cave City ............................... 129 Kentucky Horse Park Campground, Lexington ....................... 40 King Creek Resort & Marina, Benton ........................................ 78 Louisville South KOA, Shepherdsville ...................................... 19 Malcolm Creek Resort & Marina, Benton ................................. 78 Natural Bridge Cabin Company Campground, Slade........................................................................................ 102 Oh! Kentucky Campground & RV Park, Berea........................ 46 Outpost RV Park & Campground, Salt Lick.............................. 90 Still Waters Campground, Frankfort ......................................... 33 Whispering Hills RV Park, Georgetown .................................... 35 Wolfcreek Campground, Russell Springs ............................... 121

Caves Carter Caves, Olive Hill .............................................................. 94 Cub Run Cave, Cub Run (see Horse Cave/Munfordville) ................................. 128 Diamond Caverns, Park City.................................................... 129 Hidden River Cave, Horse Cave .............................................. 128 Kentucky Caverns, Horse Cave .............................................. 128 Lost River Cave, Bowling Green .............................................. 133 Mammoth Cave, Mammoth Cave ............................................. 127 Onyx Cave, Cave City............................................................... 129 Outlaw Cave, Cave City............................................................ 129

Colleges Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes (see Hindman) ................. 106 Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore ................................... 41 Asbury University, Wilmore ....................................................... 41 Bellarmine University, Louisville ............................................... 10 Berea College, Berea ................................................................. 45 Brescia University, Owensboro ................................................. 62 Campbellsville University, Campbellsville .............................. 125 Centre College, Danville............................................................. 48 Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, Pineville .......................... 109 Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond .................................. 44 Georgetown College, Georgetown ............................................ 34 Kentucky Christian University, Grayson .................................. 94

Kentucky State University, Frankfort ........................................ 32 Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro ................................ 62 Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia ......................................... 125 Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Louisville .................................................................................... 12 Midway College, Midway............................................................ 41 Morehead State University, Morehead ..................................... 88 Murray State University, Murray ............................................... 80 Northern Kentucky University, Newport................................... 54 Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville ................. 12 Spalding University, Louisville .................................................. 12 St. Catharine College, Springfield.............................................. 25 Sullivan University, Louisville .................................................... 12 Thomas More College, Crestview Hills (see Ft. Mitchell/Erlanger) ................................. 53 Transylvania University, Lexington ........................................... 39 Union College, Barbourville...................................................... 113 University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg ........................ 112 University of Kentucky, Lexington ............................................ 39 University of Louisville, Louisville............................................. 12 University of Pikeville, Pikeville .............................................. 100 Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green ....................... 134

Covered Bridges Beech Fork, Springfield .............................................................. 25 Bennett's Mill, Greenup ............................................................. 94 Cabin Creek, Tollesboro (see Vanceburg) ................................. 59 Colville, Paris .............................................................................. 35 Dover, Maysville .......................................................................... 57 Goddard "White," Flemingsburg ................................................ 59 Grange City (Hillsboro), Flemingsburg...................................... 59 Johnson Creek, Alhambra (see Mt. Olivet) ................................ 59 Oldtown, Greenup ...................................................................... 94 Ringo's Mill, Flemingsburg ......................................................... 59 Switzer, Frankfort ........................................................................ 32 Valley Pike, Maysville ................................................................. 57 Walcott, Augusta......................................................................... 58

Crafts Appalachian Artisan Center, Hindman ................................... 106 Appalachian Fireside Crafts, Booneville ................................ 104 Completely Kentucky, Frankfort ................................................ 33 The Cozy Corner, Whitesburg .................................................. 108 Cumberland Crafts, Middlesboro ............................................. 108 Glassworks, Louisville ................................................................ 11 Hadley Pottery, Louisville ........................................................... 17 Hawks View Glass Blowing Gallery, Louisville ........................ 17 Highland Raku Studio, Columbia ............................................ 125 Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Berea ................................ 45 Kentucky Communities Crafts, Barbourville .......................... 113 Kentucky Folk Art Center, Morehead ....................................... 88 Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville............................. 13 The Little Loomhouse, Louisville............................................... 13 Log House Craft Gallery, Berea ................................................ 46 Louisville Stoneware, Louisville ................................................ 17 Marie Stewart Craft Shop, Hindman........................................ 107 Mountain Design & Crafts, Booneville .................................... 104 Old Sugar Valley Country Store, Bardstown ............................ 23 Peaceful Valley Folk Art Shop, Isonville (see Sandy Hook) ........................................................ 96 Poor Fork Arts & Crafts, Cumberland ..................................... 109 Rayburn Arts & Crafts, Olive Hill ............................................... 95 Red Bird Mission Crafts, Beverly (see Manchester) ............... 112 True Kentucky, Glendale ........................................................... 28 Uniquely Yours Quilt Shop, Elizabethtown ............................... 28

Ferries Anderson Ferry, Constance (see Florence) .............................. 55 Augusta Ferry, Augusta ............................................................. 58 Cave in Rock Ferry, Marion ....................................................... 76 Cumberland River Ferry, Tompkinsville .................................. 132 Dorena-Hickman Ferry, Hickman .............................................. 82 Green River Ferry, Mammoth Cave ......................................... 127 Houchins Ferry, Mammoth Cave ............................................. 127 Reed's Ferry, Morgantown ....................................................... 135 Valley View Ferry, Lexington, Nicholasville, Richmond ............................... 39, 41, 45

Festivals & Events Alltech National Horse Show, Lexington, Oct. 30-Nov. 3 .......................................................... 37 Ameribration Festival, Calvert City, July 4 ................................ 78 American Quilter's Society Quilt Week, Paducah, Apr. 23-26 .................................................................. 83 Anderson County Burgoo Festival, Lawrenceburg, last wknd. Sept. ............................................... 33 139


Appalachian Harvest Festival, Renfro Valley, Oct. 2-4 .......... 115 Apple Blossom Festival, Elkhorn City, 3rd wknd. May ........... 101 Ashland Poage Landing Days, Ashland, 3rd wknd. Sept. ........................................................... 92 Auburn Autumn Days, Auburn, 2nd wknd. Sept. .................... 136 Aurora Country Festival, Aurora, Oct. ...................................... 79 Back Roads Festival, Marion, Apr. ............................................ 77 Bands & BBQ, Carrollton, Sept. 5-6 ........................................... 51 Barbecue on the River & Market Days, Paducah, Sept. 23-26 ................................................................ 84 Beer Cheese Festival, Winchester, June ................................... 43 Benton Tater Day, Benton, 1st wknd. & Mon. Apr. .................... 78 Berea Craft Festival, Berea, July 11-13 ..................................... 45 Big Singing Day, Benton, 4th Sun. May..................................... 78 Black Patch Tobacco Festival, Princeton, Sept. 7 ................... 74 Black Gold Festival, Hazard, Sept. 19-21 ............................... 106 Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival, Henderson, Aug. 8-9 ................................................................. 63 Bluegrass State Games, Lexington, July ................................. 39 Breathitt County Honey Festival, Jackson, Labor Day wknd. ...................................................... 105 Camp Nelson Civil War Days, Nicholasville, Sept. ................... 41 Capital Expo Festival, Frankfort, June 6-8 ................................ 32 Carroll County Tobacco Festival, Carrollton, Oct. ................... 51 Casey County Apple Festival, Liberty, Sept. 20-28 ................ 122 Cave Run Storytelling Festival, Morehead, Sept. .................... 88 ColorFest, Clermont (see Brooks/Shepherdsville), Oct. 19-20 ................... 18 Cow Days, Greensburg, Sept. .................................................. 126 Craft Fair, Shaker Village, Harrodsburg, Aug. 3-4 ...................... 47 Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival, Middlesboro, 1st wknd. Oct. .................................................... 108 Cumberland River Bluegrass Festival, Burkesville, 3rd wknd. Sept. .................................................... 124 Daniel Boone Festival, Barbourville, 1st wk. Oct..................... 113 Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival, Winchester, Labor Day wknd. .................................................... 43 Derby Day Celebration, Williamstown, 1st Sat. May ................. 56 Dixon Freedom Days, Dixon, 3rd wknd. June ........................... 69 Doo Wop Days Festival, Wickliffe, May ..................................... 85 Duncan Hines Festival, Bowling Green, July 12 ..................... 134 Fancy Farm Picnic, Fancy Farm (see Mayfield), 1st Sat. Aug. ................................. 81 Festival of the Horse, Georgetown, Oct. 2-5 ............................. 34 Fleming County Covered Bridge Festival, Flemingsburg, 4th Sat. Aug. ...................................................... 59 Foothills Festival, Albany, 3rd. week Oct. ............................... 123 Forkland Heritage Festival, Gravel Switch (see Danville), Oct. 10-11 ................................... 48 Fort Harrod Beef Festival, Harrodsburg, June 7-8 ................... 47 4th of July Bullitt Blast, Shepherdsville, July 4 ......................... 18 4th of July Celebration, Campbellsville, July .......................... 125 Freedom Fest, Murray, July........................................................ 79 Georgetown International Kite & Culture Festival, Georgetown, Apr. ...................................................................... 34 Glasgow Highland Games, Glasgow, June ......................................................................... 130 Glendale Crossing Festival, Glendale, 3rd Sat. Oct. ................ 28 Gourd Patch Festival, Mayfield, 3rd Sat. Sept. ......................... 81 Great American Brass Band Festival, Danville, June 6-8 ...................................................................... 48 Great American Pottery Festival, Richmond, Sept.6-7 ................................................................... 45 Hart County Civil War Days, Munfordville, Sept. 11-13 .......... 128 Harvest Fest, Elkton, 1st Sat. Oct. ............................................. 71 Heartland Festival in the Park, Elizabethtown, Aug. 22-23 ......................................................... 27 Highland Renaissance Festival, Eminence (see New Castle), wknds. June 1-July 7 .................. 20 Hillbilly Days, Pikeville, Apr...................................................... 100 Horse Cave Heritage Festival, Horse Cave, Sept. 13-15 ......................................................... 125 International Bar-B-Q Festival, Owensboro, May 9-10 ............ 62 Invasion of the Scarecrows, Scottsville, Oct. 1-31 ................. 131 Jacksonian Days Festival, Scottsville, Apr. 19-26 .................. 131 Jenny Wiley Pioneer Festival, Prestonsburg, Oct. ................... 99 Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration, Rosine, 1st wk. Oct. ................................................................... 66 Jessamine Jamboree, Nicholasville, Sept.. ............................... 41 Jets Over Kentucky, Lebanon, July ........................................... 24 Kentucky Apple Festival, Paintsville, Oct. ................................ 97 Kentucky Black Bear Festival, Cumberland, 2nd wknd. May ................................................... 109 Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Bardstown, Sept. 19-21 .............. 22 Kentucky Crafted: The Market, Lexington, Mar. 7-9 ................. 40 Kentucky Crossroads Harvest Fest & Jim Beam BBQ Cook-Off, Springfield, 1st wknd. Oct................ 25 Kentucky Derby Festival, Louisville, Apr. 12-May 2 ................. 15 Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fairs, Berea, June 1-2 & Oct. 11-12 .................................................... 45 Kentucky Highland Folk Festival & Battle of Middle Creek Reenactment, Prestonsburg, Sept. .............................. 99 Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival, 140

Pineville, Memorial Day wknd. ................................................. 109 Kentucky State BBQ Festival, Danville, Sept. 6-8. ................... 48 Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, Aug. 14-24 ............................... 15 Kentucky Western Waterland Arts & Crafts Festival, Grand Rivers, Aug 31- Sept. 2 .................................................. 76 Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest, Nicholasville, May 18................... 42 Kentucky Wool Fest, Falmouth, Oct. 4-6................................... 56 Knob Creek Military Gun Show & Shoot, Shepherdsville, 2nd wknd. Apr. & 2nd wknd. Oct. ..................... 18 Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival, Russell Springs, Aug. ............................................................. 121 Lakefest, Jamestown, July 4-6 ................................................. 121 Lawrence County Septemberfest, Louisa, Sept. 5-7 ............... 95 Light Up La Grange, La Grange, Dec. 5 .......................................19 Lincoln Days Celebration, Hodgenville, 1st full wknd. Oct.................................................... 26 Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival, Russellville, 1st Sat.-2nd Sat. Oct. .......................................... 136 Maifest, Covington, May 16-18 ................................................... 53 Marion County Country Ham Days, Lebanon, Sept. ......................................................................... 24 Master Musicians Festival, Somerset, July ............................ 118 McCreary Fest, Whitley City, 1st Sat. Oct. ............................... 120 Memory Days, Grayson, May 22-24 ........................................... 94 Menifee Mountain Memories Festival, Frenchburg, 1st Fri. June .......................................................... 91 Monroe County Watermelon Festival, Tompkinsville, Aug. 30............................................................. 132 Morgan County Sorghum Festival, West Liberty, Sept. 26-28 .......................................................... 91 Mountain Heritage Festival, Whitesburg, Sept. .................................................................... 107 Mountain Mushroom Festival, Irvine, last wknd. Apr.............. 105 National Corvette Homecoming, Bowling Green, July 17-19 ...................................................... 134 Nibroc Festival, Corbin, 2nd full wk. Aug. ................................ 111 October Court Days, Mt. Sterling, Oct. 17-20 ............................ 89 Oktoberfest, Covington, Sept. 5-7 .............................................. 53 Perryville Battlefield Commemoration, Perryville, Oct. 4-5 ..................................................................... 49 Poke Sallet Festival, Harlan, 1st wknd. June .......................... 110 Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Morehead, Sept. 17-21 .............................................................. 88 Railroad Festival, Irvington, May ............................................... 30 Richmond July 4 Fireworks Extravaganza, Richmond, July 4 ....................................................................... 45 Riverfest, Covington, Newport, Aug. 31 ............................... 53, 54 Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival, New Haven (see Bardstown), Sept. 13 ..................................... 22 ROMP (River of Music Party), Owensboro, June 27-29 ........... 62 St. James Court Art Show, Louisville, Oct. 3-5 ......................... 15 Secretariat Festival, Paris, late Sept. ........................................ 35 Seedtime on the Cumberland, Whitesburg, June ................... 107 Shelbyville Horse Show, Shelbyville, July 31-Aug. 3 ................ 20 Smalltown America Festival, Mt. Sterling, Aug. 8-16 ............... 89 Southern Lights, Lexington, Nov. 22-Dec. 31............................ 37 Spoonbread Festival, Berea, Sept. 19-21 ................................. 45 Stanton Corn Festival, Stanton, Aug. ..................................... 102 Summer Motion, Ashland, 4th of July wknd. .............................. 92 Trail of Tears Indian Pow Wow, Hopkinsville, Sept. 7-8 ............................................................... 70 Tri-Fest, Henderson, Apr. 25-27 ................................................. 63 Trigg County Country Ham Festival, Cadiz, Oct. 11-13 ....................................................................... 72 W C Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival, Henderson, June 14-21 ............................................................. 63 Williamsburg Old Fashioned Trading Days, Williamsburg, Sept. ................................................................. 112 Winter Wonderland of Lights, Ashland, mid Nov.-Jan. 2........................................................... 92 Woolly Worm Festival, Beattyville, Oct. 11 ............................. 104 World Chicken Festival, London, Sept. .................................. 114

Golf Courses Barren River Lake State Resort Park Golf Course, Glasgow ................................................................................... 130 Boots Randolph Golf Course, Cadiz ........................................ 73 Bright Leaf Golf Resort, Harrodsburg ....................................... 48 Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park Golf Course, Burkesville ............................................................................... 124 Eagle Ridge Golf Course, Louisa .............................................. 96 Eagle Trace Golf Course, Morehead ......................................... 88 General Burnside Island State Park Golf Course, Burnside................................................................................... 119 Gibson Bay Golf Course, Richmond ......................................... 45 Hidden Cove Golf Course, Grayson.......................................... 94 Kenny Rapier Golf Course, Bardstown ..................................... 23 Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park Golf Course, Gilbertsville ................................................................................ 78 Lincoln Homestead State Park Golf Course, Springfield ..........26 Mineral Mound State Park Golf Course, Eddyville ................... 75 Paintsville Golf Course, Paintsville ........................................... 97


Index Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Golf Course, Dawson Springs......................................................................... 68 Shady Hollow Golf Course, Cub Run (see Brownsville/Mammoth Cave) ............................ 128 Stonecrest Golf Course, Prestonsburg ..................................... 99 Wasioto Winds Golf Course, Pineville .................................... 109 Woodson Bend Resort, Bronston (see Somerset) .................. 119

Historic Homes Adsmore House & Gardens, Princeton ..................................... 74 Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, Lexington .............................. 38 Barlow House Museum, Barlow (see Wickliffe)......................... 85 Bell House, Mt. Sterling .............................................................. 89 Berry Mansion, Frankfort ........................................................... 32 Bibb House Museum, Russellville ........................................... 136 Brown-Pusey House, Elizabethtown ......................................... 27 Butler-Turpin Historic House, Carrollton .................................. 51 Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, Louisville ............................ 14 Crittenden Cabin, Versailles ...................................................... 42 Daniel & Rebecca Boone's Cabin, Carlisle .............................. 36 Dinsmore Homestead, Burlington (see Florence) .................... 55 Edana Locus, Mayfield ............................................................... 81 Executive Mansion, Frankfort .................................................... 32 Fairholme, Cadiz ........................................................................ 72 Farmington Historic Plantation, Louisville ............................... 14 Guild House, Princeton .............................................................. 74 Holly Rood (Clark Mansion), Winchester .................................. 43 Hunt-Morgan House, Lexington ................................................. 38 Jack Jouett House, Versailles ................................................... 42 Jack Thomas House, Leitchfield ................................................ 31 Jacob Hiestand House Museum, Campbellsville ................... 125 Janice Holt Giles House, KniďŹ&#x201A;ey (see Columbia) ................... 125 Liberty Hall Historic Site, Frankfort ........................................... 32 Lincoln Heritage House, Elizabethtown .................................... 27 Lloyd Tilghman Home & Civil War Museum, Paducah ........... 83 Locust Grove, Louisville ............................................................. 14 Loudoun House, Lexington ........................................................ 38 Mary Todd Lincoln House, Lexington...................................... 38 Masterson House, Carrollton ..................................................... 51 Mordecai Lincoln House, Springfield ........................................ 25 Nannine Clay Wallis Home, Paris ............................................. 35 Octagon Hall Museum, Franklin .............................................. 135 Old Governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mansion, Frankfort........................................... 32 Owings House, Owingsville........................................................ 90 Pleasant Retreat, Lancaster ....................................................... 49 Pope Villa, Lexington .................................................................. 38 Rice House, Wilmore .................................................................. 41 Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing, Louisville ........... 14 Riverview at Hobson Grove, Bowling Green .......................... 130 Rob Morris Home, La Grange .................................................... 19 Rose Hill, Eddyville ..................................................................... 75 Rosemary Clooney's Childhood Home, Maysville................... 57 Samuel May House, Prestonsburg ............................................ 95 Squire Pate House, Lewisport.................................................... 64 Thomas Edison House, Louisville ............................................. 14 Trabue Russell House, Columbia ............................................ 122 Ward Hall, Georgetown............................................................... 34 Wickland, Bardstown .................................................................. 22 William Arnold Log Home, Williamstown .................................. 56 Whitehall House & Gardens, Louisville ..................................... 14

Horse Farm Tours Blue Grass Tours, Lexington ..................................................... 39 Old Friends Farm for Retired Thoroughbreds, Georgetown ............................................................................... 34 The Thoroughbred Center, Lexington ....................................... 39

Horse Racing Bluegrass Downs, Paducah ...................................................... 83 Churchill Downs, Louisville........................................................ 11 Ellis Park Race Course, Henderson .......................................... 63 Keeneland Race Course, Lexington .......................................... 38 Kentucky Downs, Franklin ....................................................... 131 The Red Mile, Lexington ............................................................. 38 Turfway Park Race Course, Florence ....................................... 55

Horseback Riding Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Glasgow ..................... 131 Ben's Cave Run Riding, Frenchburg ......................................... 91 Big Red Stables, Harrodsburg ................................................... 48 Bill's Riding Stable, Corbin...................................................... 112 Burr Oak Tack & Morgan Horses, Georgetown ........................ 39 Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill ............................... 95 Chasing the Sun Equestrian Center, Wallingford (see Flemingsburg) ....................................................59 Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Corbin ......................... 111

D Bar K Horse Camp, Mammoth Cave .................................... 128 Deer Run Stables, Richmond ..................................................... 45 Double "J" Stables & Horseman's Campground, Mammoth Cave ............................................................................. 128 Ft. Campbell Riding Stables, Ft. Campbell (see Oak Grove) ................................................... 71 Jesse James Riding Stables, Cave City ................................. 129 Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Gilbertsville ................................................................................ 77 Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington ............................................... 37 Kinlee Stables Riding Center, London.................................... 114 Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown ................ 121 Little Big Horse Trails, La Grange............................................. 20 A Little Bit of Heaven Riding Stable, Frankfort ........................ 33 Long C Trails, Scottsville.......................................................... 132 Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, Mammoth Cave....................... 128 Meadow Lake Equestrian Center, Lancaster............................ 49 Rocking U Riding Stables, Golden Pond .................................. 73 Shelby Trails Equestrian Park, Simpsonville ............................ 21 Sunrise Stables, Versailles ........................................................ 43 Whispering Woods Riding Stables, Georgetown..................... 35

Major Lakes Lake Barkley, Cadiz, Golden Pond, Eddyville, Grand Rivers ............72, 73, 75, 76 Barren River Lake, Glasgow .................................................... 130 Lake Beshear, Dawson Springs ................................................. 68 Buckhorn Lake, Hazard ........................................................... 106 Carr Creek Lake, Hindman ....................................................... 106 Cave Run Lake, Morehead, Owingsville/Salt Lick ................. 88,90 Cedar Creek Lake, Stanford ....................................................... 50 Craig's Creek Lake, Warsaw ..................................................... 52 Lake Cumberland, Somerset, Jamestown ........................ 118,121 Dale Hollow Lake, Burkesville .................................................. 123 Dewey Lake, Prestonsburg ......................................................... 98 Fishtrap Lake, Pikeville ............................................................ 100 Grayson Lake, Grayson ............................................................. 94 Green River Lake, Campbellsville ............................................ 125 Greenbo Lake, Greenup ............................................................. 94 Herrington Lake, Harrodsburg, Lancaster ............................ 47,49 Kentucky Lake, Golden Pond, Grand Rivers, Gilbertsville ...................... 73, 76, 78 Kincaid Lake, Falmouth.............................................................. 56 Laurel River Lake, Corbin, London .................................. 111, 114 Lake Malone, Dunmor, Russellville .................................... 65, 136 Nolin Lake, Leitchfield, Brownsville .................................... 31, 128 Paintsville Lake, Paintsville ....................................................... 96 Reelfoot Lake, Hickman ............................................................. 82 Rough River Lake, Leitchfield .................................................... 31 Taylorsville Lake, Taylorsville .................................................... 21 Wood Creek Lake, London ...................................................... 114 Yatesville Lake, Louisa .............................................................. 95

Marinas Bee Spring Lodge, Benton......................................................... 79 Big Bear Resort & Marina, Benton ............................................ 79 Buzzard Rock Resort & Marina, Kuttawa ................................. 76 Cypress Springs Resort, New Concord .................................... 80 Green River Marina & Resort, Campbellsville......................... 125 Guist Creek Marina, Shelbyville ................................................. 21 Indian Hills Resort/Alligator II Marina & KOA, Russell Springs ........................................................................ 121 Jamestown Resort & Marina, Jamestown .............................. 121 King Creek Resort & Marina, Benton ........................................ 78 Malcolm Creek Resort & Marina, Benton ................................. 78 State Dock, Jamestown ............................................................ 121 Sulphur Creek Resort, Inc., Burkesville .................................. 124 Wolf Creek Marina, Jamestown .............................................. 121

Museums 1817 Saddle Factory Museum, Russellville ............................ 136 Abraham Lincoln Legacy Museum, Springfield ....................... 25 African-American Heritage Center, Franklin .......................... 135 Allen County Historical & Genealogical Society Museum, Scottsville ................................................................ 131 American Cave Museum, Horse Cave .................................... 128 American Saddlebred Museum, Lexington .............................. 39 The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, Lexington ................................................................................... 39 Arthur Museum, Middlesboro................................................... 108 Auburn Museum, Auburn ......................................................... 136 Audubon Museum & Nature Center, Henderson ..................... 63 Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Lexington ................................ 39 Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington ................................. 53 Bell County Historical Museum, Middlesboro ........................ 108 Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum, Marion ................................ 77 Big Sandy Heritage Center, Pikeville ...................................... 100 Bluegrass Heritage Museum, Winchester ................................ 43 141


Bobby Davis Museum & Park, Hazard ................................... 106 Breathitt County Museum, Jackson ........................................ 105 Breckinridge County Historical Society Museum, Hardinsburg ............................................................................... 30 Bullitt County History Museum, Shepherdsville....................... 18 Camp Breckinridge Museum & Arts Center, Morganfield ................................................................................ 69 Campbell County Log Cabin Museum, Alexandria (see Newport) .......................................................... 54 Cane Ridge Meeting House & Shrine, Paris ............................ 35 Capital City Museum, Frankfort ................................................. 32 Clover Fork Museum, Evarts (see Harlan) .............................. 110 Cloverport Community Museum, Cloverport............................ 30 Creation Museum, Petersburg (see Florence) ........................... 55 Crittenden County Historical Museum, Marion ....................... 77 Cumberland County Historical Museum, Burkesville ............ 124 Cumberland Inn Museum, Williamsburg ................................. 112 Cynthiana/Harrison County Museum, Cynthiana .................... 36 David A. Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum Jenkins (see Whitesburg) ........................................................ 107 Dawson Springs Museum & Art Center, Dawson Springs......................................................................... 68 Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum, Ft. Campbell (see Oak Grove) ................................................... 70 Duncan Center Museum & Art Gallery, Greenville .................. 65 Duncan Tavern Historic Center, Paris ...................................... 35 Elkhorn City Railroad Museum, Elkhorn City ......................... 101 Estill County Historical & Genealogical Society Museum & Research Center, Irvine ...................................... 105 Everly Brothers Music Museum, Central City .......................... 64 Explorium of Lexington, Lexington ........................................... 39 Filson Historical Society, Louisville .......................................... 13 Fleming County Covered Bridge Museum, Flemingsburg ............................................................................. 59 Floyd Collins Museum, Cave City ........................................... 129 Fordsville L & N Depot Museum, Fordsville (see Hartford/Rosine/Beaver Dam) ........................... 66 Frazier History Museum, Louisville ........................................... 13 General George Patton Museum of Leadership, Ft. Knox ..................................................................................... 29 Georgetown & Scott County Museum, Georgetown................ 34 The Great American Dollhouse Museum, Danville .................. 48 Green River Museum, Woodbury (see Morgantown) .............. 135 Hancock County Farm Museum, Lewisport.............................. 64 Hancock County Museum, Hawesville...................................... 64 Hardin County History Museum, Elizabethtown....................... 27 Harland Sanders Cafe & Museum, Corbin.............................. 111 Harrodsburg Historical Society Museum, Harrodsburg ............................................................................... 47 Hart County Historical Museum, Munfordville ........................ 128 Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington....................................... 39 Hickman County Museum, Clinton............................................ 81 Highlands Museum & Discovery Center, Ashland................... 92 Historic Railpark & Train Museum, Bowling Green................ 133 Historical Society of Hopkins County Library & Museum, Madisonville.............................................. 67 Hopewell Museum, Paris ........................................................... 35 International Bluegrass Music Museum, Owensboro.............. 62 International Museum of the Horse, Lexington ........................ 39 Irvington Railroad Station Museum, Irvington ......................... 30 James A. Ramage Civil War Museum, Covington .................... 53 Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz ............................................ 72 Jeffersontown Historical Museum, Jeffersontown (see Louisville) ................................................... 13 Kentucky Coal Museum, Benham ........................................... 109 Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville ......................................... 13 Kentucky Doll & Toy Museum, Carlisle .................................... 36 Kentucky Gateway Museum Center, Maysville ........................ 57 Kentucky Military History Museum, Frankfort.......................... 32 Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green ......................................... 133 Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Renfro Valley ........................................................................... 115 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame, Nicholasville .................. 41 Knox Historical Museum, Barbourville .................................... 113 L & N Depot, Stanford................................................................. 50 The Lincoln Museum, Hodgenville ............................................ 26 Log Cabin Museum, Smithland (see Grand Rivers) ................. 76 Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Louisville .................... 13 Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum, Cave City ......................... 129 McCreary County Museum, Stearns ....................................... 119 Model "A" Ford Museum, Rineyville (see Elizabethtown) ................................................... 27 Montgomery County History Museum, Mt. Sterling................................................................................. 89 Mountain LIfe Museum, London .............................................. 114 Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville .............................................. 13 Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County, Hopkinsville................................................................................ 70 The National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green .................... 133 The National Quilt Museum, Paducah ...................................... 83 National Society Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville .................................................................................... 14 National Underground Railroad Museum, Maysville ............... 57 142

Noble Pioneer Village & Museum, Booneville ........................ 104 Northeastern Kentucky Museum, Olive Hill ............................. 95 Ohio County Museum Complex, Hartford ................................ 66 Old Bardstown Village & Civil War Museum, Bardstown .................................................................................. 22 Oldham County History Center, La Grange ............................. 19 Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History, Bardstown .............. 22 Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro .......................... 62 Owensboro Museum of Science & History, Owensboro ................................................................................ 62 Paducah Railroad Museum, Paducah....................................... 83 Parker Warner Historic Museum, Providence .......................... 68 Portland Museum, Louisville ...................................................... 14 Railside Caboose Museum, Wilmore ........................................ 41 Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati, Covington ................. 53 Red River Historical Museum, Clay City................................. 102 River Discovery Center, Paducah ............................................. 83 Rosemary Clooney House Museum, Augusta ......................... 57 Schochoh Rosenwald One Room School Museum, Russellville ............................................................................... 136 South Central Kentucky Cultural Center, Glasgow ............... 130 Swamp Valley Museum, Denniston (see Frenchburg) .............. 91 Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, Elizabethtown ............................................................................ 27 Three Forks Historical Center, Beattyville .............................. 104 Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, Frankfort .................................................................................... 32 US 23 Country Music Museum, Paintsville ............................... 97 Van Lear Historical Society Coal Miners' Museum, Van Lear (see Paintsville) .......................................................... 97 Vanceburg Railroad Depot, Vanceburg .................................... 59 Water Works Museum, Louisville .............................................. 14 Warren Thomas Black History Museum, Hickman .................. 82 Wayne County Museum, Monticello ........................................ 123 Western Kentucky Museum, Mayfield ...................................... 81 William Clark Market House Museum, Paducah ...................... 83 Wolfe County Historical Museum, Campton .......................... 103 Woodford County Historical Society, Versailles...................... 42 Wrather-West Kentucky Museum, Murray ............................... 80

Outdoor Adventure Black Mountain Thunder Zipline, Harlan................................ 110 Green River Paddle Trail, Greensburg .................................... 126 Kentucky Fishing & Hunting Licenses, Frankfort .................... 33 Red River Gorge Zipline & Canopy Tours, Campton ............ 103 Red River Outdoors, Slade...................................................... 102 SomerSplash Waterpark, Somerset ........................................ 119 Venture River Water Park, Eddyville ......................................... 75 Wheel Fun Bike Rentals & Segway Tours, Louisville .............. 14

Professional Sports Bowling Green Hot Rods Baseball, Bowling Green ............... 134 Florence Freedom Baseball, Florence ...................................... 55 Kentucky Stickhorses Lacrosse, Louisville ............................. 15 Lexington Legends Baseball, Lexington .................................. 39 Louisville Bats Baseball, Louisville ......................................... 145 Owensboro Oilers Baseball, Owensboro ................................. 62 Tradewater Pirates Baseball, Dawson Springs ........................ 68

Railway Excursions Big South Fork Scenic Railway, Stearns................................ 119 Bluegrass Scenic Railroad & Museum, Versailles................... 42 Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven (see Bardstown) ..................................................... 22 My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, Bardstown .............................. 22

Summer Theatre Jenny Wiley Theatre, Prestonsburg .......................................... 98 Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, Louisville .............................. 15 Kincaid Regional Theatre, Falmouth......................................... 56 Pine Knob Theatre, Caneyville (see Leitchfield) ........................ 31 Pioneer Playhouse, Danville ...................................................... 48 The Stephen Foster Story, Bardstown ...................................... 22 Twilight Cabaret Theatre, Aurora .............................................. 79

Welcome Centers Bullitt County, Shepherdsville, I-65S ......................................... 18 Christian County, Oak Grove, I-24W ......................................... 70 Franklin, I-65N .......................................................................... 135 Grayson, I-64W........................................................................... 94 Shelby County, Shelbyville, I-64E .............................................. 20 Whitehaven, Paducah, I-24E ...................................................... 83 Williamsburg, I-75N ................................................................. 112


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