Doc B’s

Doc B’s

I headed home for my birthday, I wanted a nice break where I could rest and start a trip home off on a nicer foot then the last two times I'd been home.  After chilling with family I headed to Chicago to try and visit a couple friends. I visited a lot of places I'd [...]

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Kentucky Fudge Company at Dedman’s Pharmacy

Kentucky Fudge Company at Dedman’s Pharmacy

A short distance from the fort in Harrodsburg  is a place called Dedman's. Once a drugstore built during the civil war with a soda fountain added during prohibition has now been refurbished by the Kentucky Fudge Company. While named Kentucky Fudge Company does not mean all the serve is fudge. They have a pretty big menu [...]

Old Fort Harrod State Park

Old Fort Harrod State Park

Our first stop on our last day in Kentucky was the Old Fort which was the first settlement in Kentucky. It is a full-scale replica of a fort built-in 1774 by James Harrod. Tickets are $7 and include entrance to the Lincoln Marriage Temple and museum on the edge of the parks entrance. Also on [...]

Horseshoes: Kentucky Grill and Saloon

Horseshoes: Kentucky Grill and Saloon

On our way back to Lexington from Claiborne's we stopped by Horseshoes for lunch. They have two locations, both attached to Days Inn's. There's plenty of space and the walls are covered in racing photos. I ordered their Country Fried Steak while my sister got a Kentucky specialty called a Hot Brown. What is a [...]

Woodford Reserves

Woodford Reserves

Woodford Reserves is a bourbon company that's over a couple hundred years old. Starting in 1780 and surviving through the prohibition, they offer a tour for about $14 that is 70 minutes long. It's one of the distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. On the tour you learn more about bourbon and how Woodford Reserves [...]

Castle Hill Farm

Castle Hill Farm

In Lexington there's a castle. The castle while surviving a fire and being passed around is currently an inn, where rooms go for $185-$595 per night, to being an event space of $4300 per night. Also for much cheaper you can buy tickets to a murder mystery event for about $75. (Still expensive, but it's [...]

Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Joseph-Beth Booksellers

I know my family is one of bookworms, but I didn't realize just how bad our bookworm nature was until this trip. Somehow my eldest sister managed to include at least one trip to a different bookstore per day, and at most three. As a person with limited space in my luggage this was torture. [...]