Christmas is a holiday that means different things to different people. It’s the time of year, no matter what a person’s belief system may be, they try and treat people how we should treat people everyday. In the cold and often bitter winter season, the human spirit brightens up our world and reminds us all of our humanity and allows us to show our appreciation to those we love.
Christmas in Hollywood captures that spirit and then serves it back to us in the form of heartwarming stories of love, family and often times nostalgia. That’s where Medina, Ohio enters this article.
Wait, what? That’s right, Medina, Ohio. See, the outlying suburb of Cleveland and/or Akron is the home of Castle Noel. A magical place full of movie memorabilia that will warm any heart and provide smiles for all those who enter. You’ll find something from just about any of your favorite holiday classics. From “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” to “A Christmas Story” to “Elf” to “A Christmas Carol” to “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” and everywhere in-between, you’re not going home with a frown and that’s a promise. (more…)
Paris, KY is a small town with a huge heart. Its location is nearly perfect if you want to take in the beauty of Central Kentucky. You can be in Lexington, Georgetown, Winchester, Mt. Sterling or Cynthiana within 20 minutes. Bourbon County is home to some the most beautiful scenery you will ever experience. Main Street has been revived and is a vibrant example of small-town America. The courthouse is one of the most majestic in our Commonwealth. There is a beautiful covered bridge, a family-oriented drive-in theater and horse farms galore. Look no further than this year’s Kentucky Derby for proof, as five horses had ties to Bourbon County.
Renfro Valley, Kentucky – Southeastern Kentucky has a rich musical history. The 144 mile stretch of Route 23 has such a storied history of producing musicians it is actually dubbed the Country Music Highway. So it should come as no surprise that the Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame was placed near the Renfro Valley Entertainment Complex in Mount Vernon. Which sits just off of Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County, roughly twenty miles north of London. (more…)
If you’re looking for something inspiring to do in Kentucky, look no further than the General George Patton Museum. Located on the military base at Fort Knox, the museum features many artifacts from the life of General Patton. Exhibits include many different and eclectic items. Ranging from some of his childhood toys to his famed silver pistols.
You’ll be hard pressed to find anything more inspiring than the life and legend that is (more…)