Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park in Kentucky

Patti’s 1880′s Restaurant in Grand Rivers Kentucky

Lunch at Patti’s 1880′s Restaurant in Grand Rivers, Kentucky.

Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Kentucky

Our visit to Barkley Lodge at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Kentucky.

Kentucky to Illinois Ohio River Ferry to Cave In Rock

Kentucky to Illinois Ohio River Ferry to Cave In Rock, Illinois.

This ferry is free to ride and runs daily.

Hiking At Mammoth Cave National Park In Kentucky

Hiking at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky.

There are over 80 miles of hiking trails to explore at Mammoth Cave National Park.

Hiking And Swimming At Buckhorn Lake State Park Resort Kentucky


After hiking the trails at Buckhorn Lake State Park Resort in Kentucky, we when for a swim in the pool.

Hiking at Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Kentucky


Hiking at Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Kentucky.

Hiking At Breaks Interstate Park In Virginia

Breaks Interstate Park in Virginia. Frontiersmen used to call a passage through the mountains a “break.” Such breaks were a rare thing indeed, offering the early settlers an opportunity to take their frontier lives to a new level. This unique 4600-acre park was established in 1954 by an act of Congress initiated by the efforts of the two states it crosses, Virginia and Kentucky, it is now one of only two such interstate parks in the USA.

Kentucky Pine Mountain State Resort Park & Lodge,Hiking Trails

True Y’dstoti! Rugged, natural trails with interesting rock formations, streams, and waterfalls throughout the Kentucky Pine Mountain State Resort Park. Our room at the Herndon J. Evans Lodge was exceptionally clean & comfortable with a scenic mountain view from the balcony. The Mountain View Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with plenty of seating to enjoy the views. The combination of the natural landscape, stone, and lodge are a refreshing change from the Chain Motels. So join us in Y’dstoti — Un-chain & Lodge it!! You don’t see that on the interstate!