24 Hours in...Somerset

In Kentucky Monthly’s second installment of “24 Hours in …” our writer visits Somerset and gives you the scoop on what to do, where to eat, what to see and where to stay.

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Welcome to our latest series: “24 Hours in ...” For each installment, a writer will spend 24 hours in a Kentucky town, and then let you know what to do, where to eat, what to see and where to stay. more »

Apr 29, 2016 11:39 AM Places

Glorious throughout the year, Kentucky’s Red River Gorge is especially resplendent in the spring more »

Mar 29, 2016 12:12 PM Places

Blue Wing Landing offers a tranquil haven, along with outdoor activities, in a pastoral setting more »

Mar 29, 2016 12:11 PM Places 2 Comments

The lake region of western Kentucky provides a haven for the majestic American Bald Eagle. more »

Nov 27, 2015 9:03 AM Places

Celebrate Christmas with a locally grown tree this year. more »

Nov 27, 2015 9:11 AM Places

Recreational camping is a hugely popular pursuit, and many visit Kentucky, a camping-friendly destination. more »

May 26, 2015 11:47 AM Field Notes

Past, present and future blend seamlessly at The Trustees’ Table restaurant at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill more »

Apr 24, 2015 12:12 PM Places

Covington's Garden of Hope is a serene site of refuge and meditation more »

Apr 1, 2015 3:27 PM Places

Anyone can be a bird watcher more »

Mar 31, 2015 8:46 AM Field Notes


William H. Fultz II

Photographer William H. Fultz II captures the magical allure of waterfalls across the Bluegrass State more »

Feb 23, 2015 10:17 AM Places 8 Comments

Voracious eaters, deer rarely pass up an easy meal ... more »

Jan 26, 2015 12:53 PM Field Notes 1 Comments



Barren River Lake State Resort Park welcomes thousands of avian visitors more »

Dec 8, 2014 3:27 PM Places


Joshua Lindau

Copper & Kings’ edgy approach promises to shake up the spirits industry more »

Nov 26, 2014 12:47 PM Places

Duck hunting guide is the best on the lake: Captain of the Boat and Lord of the Blind more »

Nov 26, 2014 1:17 PM Field Notes

Game and fish are the original organic, free-range foods (plus a recipe for squirrel stew!) more »

Oct 27, 2014 12:22 PM Field Notes

Recreation, conservation and community thrive at The Parklands of Floyds Fork more »

Feb 25, 2014 2:34 PM , Field Notes 1 Comments

Wilderness Road Guest Houses in Stanford preserve old memories, while their guests make new ones more »

Sep 23, 2014 1:06 PM Places


Joshua Lindau

The Estill County retreat reflects the dedication and inner peace of its innkeeper more »

Nov 26, 2014 12:09 PM Places


Photos by David Toczko

Louisville's 296-acre landmark is home to a nationally recognized arboretum, amazing artwork and is the final resting place for famous Kentuckians more »

Sep 20, 2013 8:49 AM Places

Muzzleloaders retain a following among Kentucky hunters more »

Sep 23, 2014 1:18 PM Field Notes

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Kentributor Gary Garth shares his love of and enthusiasm for the great Kentucky outdoors with insights on hiking, camping, fishing and hunting, along with occasional glimpses into his role of devoted husband and father of twin daughters.

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