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In this installment of “24 Hours in …” our writer visits Berea and gives you the scoop on what to do, where to eat, what to see and where to stay. more »

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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. more »


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 »


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


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

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


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


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

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


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


Anyone can be a bird watcher more »

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William H. Fultz II

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

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

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



Joshua Lindau

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


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

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

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

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



Joshua Lindau

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


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Field Notes Featurette

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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