Kentucky: More than Bourbon and Horses
Travelling Kentucky in search of unique and off-the-beaten-path destinations
Erin Lawson, Staff Reporter
Play Primate Sanctuary
If you're in Nicholasville, then you're probably there to shop, eat, or watch a movie. But if you traveled further into Nicholasville you'd stumble upon a little bit of the jungle. Founded in the 1980s, the Kentucky Primate Rescue Center has been taking in and offering safety to various primates for over 30 years. The center currently has over 50 primates in its care, including 9 chimpanzees. The...
Hidden Temple on Furnace Mountain
Beautiful architecture, gorgeous scenery, and a tranquil environment best describe the Furnace Mountain Zen Center. High up on the side of Furnace Mountain stands a beautiful Zen Buddhism temple. Since 1986, this temple has been a place of meditation and peace. Unlike Buddhism, Zen Buddhism focuses on the peace and stability of the mind and body, making it a way of life, rather than a religion....