25 Things You Didn’t Know About Kentucky

This year marks the 225th birthday of Kentucky!  In honor of this special year, here are 25 reasons to celebrate our great bluegrass state! Wow! The first enamel bathtub was made in Louisville in 1856 Thomas Alva Edison introduced the first electric light bulb to crowds at the Southern Exposition in Louisville in 1883. Mother’s […]

Latest Research: Vacations Help You Be Healthier & Happier

“Vacation is not only good for the heart, it’s good for the soul” ~ Lincoln the Chihuahua “When people go on a relaxing vacation, they tend to return happier and more relaxed. (The operative word here being relaxing, not frenzied whirlwind.) Traffic? A smile and nod instead of flipping the bird. An upset at the […]

Lincoln the Chihuahua’s Kentucky Jam Cake

“If we’re not meant to have midnight snacks, why is there a light in the fridge?”  ~ Lincoln the Chihuahua THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS HERE  & I wanted to share an old time Kentucky recipe that over the decades became a perennial blue ribbon winner at the Kentucky State Fair and a featured dessert at […]

Lincoln the Chihuahua – Shop Small

“I always shop small, it’s who I am”  ~ Lincoln the Chihuahua The Lake Cumberland area of Jamestown and Russell Springs is alive with unique local shopping!  With Christmas right around the corner, I took off to explore Russell County and found some great, one of a kind shops — everything from totally awesome Antique […]

Best Kentucky Trout Recipe!

Lincoln the Chihuahua – A Kentucky Adventurer                               (& Kentucky Foodie) After my great adventure to the Cumberland River & Hatchery Creek Trout Stream in Jamestown, Kentucky, I decided to investigate some great Kentucky Trout Recipes and found one that looks absolutely […]

Lincoln the Chihuahua – Ultimate Fishing!

Wow! I just returned from the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery’s new trout steam and it is awesome!  Did you know that it is the only trout stream of its kind in the entire United States… and it is right here in Jamestown, Kentucky!   The trout were really jumping and I had great luck […]

Lincoln the Chihuahua – A Kentucky Adventurer

LINCOLN THE CHIHUAHUA – A Kentucky Adventurer Hi everyone, this is my first blog post for the Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission.  I am so excited they asked me to share my love of Kentucky (specifically the Lake Cumberland area) with you! I have recently moved from the Humane Society in Danville, Kentucky to the Lake […]

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is Number 1 in Kentucky!

There is a natural ruggedness & beauty unique to Kentucky, and one of the best places to experience the “true” Kentucky is at one of Kentucky’s State Resort Parks.  Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is one of the most popular choices for travelers & located right here in Jamestown, Kentucky (Russell County). In 1750, Dr. […]

Kentucky Log Cabin Vacations

Thoughts of a Kentucky log cabin evoke a mental image of Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Boone, and the American Frontier as well as reminds us of the smell of fresh maple syrup, the feel & look of a log cabin on a snowy day, and family gathered around the fireplace; the traditional log cabin was key […]