A great destination for lovers of Americana (particularly Appalachian), nature (especially caves galore), horses (in Lexington and Lousiville, home of the Kentucky Derby), and bourbon (visit Jim Beam, hic!).

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A week in bourbon country - Louisville

While we do continue to dream of international travel, with the flair of the exotic and unknown, we often crave easier trips that blend the immense beauty of the American outdoors with wonderful culinary explorations. To that end, ever since I moved to Atlanta a few years ago, with bourbon country in Kentucky within an easy half-day drive’s reach, I had been craving a hop in the car for a spin around the Bourbon Trail. For us, winters are all about either red wine or whiskey – and how can we…

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Mammoth Cave shoutout in Top 10 USA Must-Visit National Parks

Many if not most countries of the world, of course, set aside choice pieces of territory to protect and often showcase precious natural environments. But thanks to its size and a conservationist ethos dating back to the mid-19th century (though these days being increasingly threatened), few countries offer the number and diversity of natural parks – state and national – as the United States of America, from “sea to shining sea”, as its national anthem poetically puts it. And its 400 national…

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A fab foursome in Louisville

A couple of months ago, the eyes of the world were again on Louisville as the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby produced a winner, American Pharoah [sic] with major buzz to go on to win the first Triple Crown since 1978 - which he did in fact do. But besides the famous racetrack where it all happens, Louisvile has many reasons to put this city on your bucket list - all no-hassle sights that will definitely pay off big dividends if you are a history, sports, news junky or arts and crafts…

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  • Bourbon whisky is famously one of KY's biggest draws, and here's a good rundown of dining, drinking, and staying in four of the prime towns on the bourbon trail: https://vinepair.com/articles/kentucky-bourbon-travel-tips/?utm_sou...
    Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in 4 of Kentucky’s Most Popular Bourbon Towns
    From “Kentucky Bourbon Country,” come explore four cities that draw lots of avid bourbon drinkers (and others!) to the state every year.
  • The Stone Bridge Concert Series on the Downtown Green in Wilmore, KY starts July 7th. The concerts are quite literally in our back yard! If you're looking for a nice weekend getaway, check out the Potters Inn. Our wrap around porch is a wonderful place to relax this time of year!
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  • Another report in our Fields of Dreams series on The World on Wheels. In conjunction with our report on Cincinnati, today we give an accessible review of The Great American Ballpark, home of baseball's oldest team...the Reds: http://tinyurl.com/2vppwf2
    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • It's finally here, the Midwest Baseball Tour starts right now at The World on Wheels. New report, pictures, and video. Come on along as we start the adventure: http://tinyurl.com/2bzjxzx
  • It will be a little while before I can get the full reports together, but if you'd like to see the highlights (and a couple of disappointments) from our recent Midwest Baseball Tour, go to this link at The World on Wheels: http://tinyurl.com/2de8sat
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