Louisville, KY: The Brown Hotel

The Brown Hotel is a historic hotel built in 1923, located in downtown Louisville. Upon walking in, it looks like time stood still. It reminded me of the lobby from Disney’s Hollywood Tower of Terror,…

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Louisville, KY: Michter’s Fort Nelson

Located across the street from the Slugger Factory and Museum is Michter’s Fort Nelson distillery. We did not have a reservation or a tour appointment, but we still wanted to just check out the place.…

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Louisville, KY: Slugger Museum and Factory

The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, is located in Louisville, Kentucky’s “Museum Row”, part of the West Main District of downtown. Admission for an adult is $16. The museum showcases the story of Louisville Slugger…

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Lexington, KY: the Elkhorn Tavern @theelkhorntavern

After a long day of distillery hopping, it was time to get something to eat. We wanted to try something different, with flavors distinct to the area. Burgoo was one such dish, and the Elkhorn…

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Lawrenceburg, KY: Wild Turkey Distilling Co. @wildturkey

After our visit to Buffalo Trace, we made our way to Lawrenceburg to visit Wild Turkey. We did not have a reservation for a tour, but the lobby and bar was open. There’s a mini…

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Frankfort, KY: Buffalo Trace Distillery @buffalotracedistillery

Buffalo Trace is a very popular Bourbon distillery. The tours are free, but you must book them as soon as they go “on sale” because they sell out. There is a waitlist if they run…

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Louisville, KY: Old Victorian Airbnb

Since we are traveling cross country from Tennessee to California, we thought it would be easier to occasionally stay at an Airbnb that had a complimentary washer and dryer. This allowed us to pack lighter…

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Horse Cave, KY: Farmwald’s Dutch Bakery

We left Bowling Green and headed towards Louisville. On the side of the road we saw a sign directing us to a Dutch Bakery. The outside was a simple manufactured building, and the inside wasn’t…

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Bowling Green, KY: the Bike Rack Bistro @thebikerackbistro

After finding 3 fun roadside attractions in Kentucky, it was time for something warm us up. I wanted a bowl of soup and a sandwich, but not from a commercial chain establishment. Fortunately Yelp directed…

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Bowling Green, KY: 1921 Standard Oil Gas Station

After visiting the Fork and Knife, the Roadside website suggested to visit the 1921 Standard Oil station in Bowling Green. Located at 638 College Street, this gas station was opened in 1921 until 1956, then…

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A Fork in the Road in Kentucky

It’s time for us to move on in our road trip. It’s now onto Kentucky. We found a roadside attraction on the website roadsidesmerica.com in Franklin, Kentucky. According to the website, it was worth a…

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Pigeon Forge, TN: Old Mill Restaurant @theoldmilltn

After visiting moonshine places in Gatlinburg, we made our way to Pigeon Forge to visit the Old Mill District, home to the Old Mill Restaurant, the Old Forge Distillery, and other delectable places. We didn’t…

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Gatlinburg, TN: Ole Smoky Distillery @olesmoky

Ole Smoky Distillery is the first federally licensed distillery in the history of East Tennessee. They have 3 locations: Gatlinburg, the Barn in Pigeon Forge and Mashville located in the heart of Nashville. We took…

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Gatlinburg, TN: Crockett’s 1875 Breakfast Camp @crockettsbreakfastcamp

My friend who lives near Nashville posted a comment on Facebook about this place. After looking at the menu, I knew we had to stop here. Plus, after a 3 hour drive from Nashville, I…

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Gatlinburg, TN: Sugarlands Shine @sugarlandsshine

The inspiration for our visit to Tennessee is a tv show on the Discovery channel called Moonshiners, and a competition show called Master Distiller. We noticed the competition is set at the Sugarlands Shine in…

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Nashville, TN: Loveless Cafe @lovelesscafe

Located about a half hour outside downtown Nashville off the TN-100 is the Loveless Cafe, known for their southern food, especially the biscuits and preserves. From the outside it appears it used to be a…

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Lynchburg, TN: Jack Daniels @jackdaniels_us

If you’re visiting Nashville, there’s Music Row, Grand Ol’ Opry, and plenty of good food from biscuits to the Meats and 3. Those are all good stuff, but our objective is to taste some Tennessee…

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