George and I recently went on a week long road trip with my family to see my baby cousin Lindsey graduate from Georgetown College in Kentucky. We drove through Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky and we made a lot of fun stops along the way! This post is part one of a four-part Road Trip Diaries series that I plan to post over the next few weeks.
I had never been to Tennessee or Kentucky before, but I absolutely loved it! The scenery was so green and beautiful with the rolling hills and pretty rivers. We usually take a road trip every year to Albuquerque, which is all desert and kind of a boring drive until 15 hours later when you finally hit the mountains. It was a lot of fun to change things up and head in the opposite direction this time. Of course, regardless of where we are going I always love being on the open road with my husband, and I wish we had more time to drive to new places more often.
We only spent two nights in Kentucky so we didn’t have the opportunity to do much, but it was still a great time! I wore this beautiful floral maxi dress to Lindsey’s graduation that I talked about in my haul video here. I was so happy to finally have the chance to wear this long sleeve dress since it had been so hot in Houston lately. I checked the weather before we left and was expecting it to be in the 60’s in Kentucky, but it ended up being even colder! It was about 55 degrees and raining the morning of graduation, so all of us Texas-folk were miserable! I never thought that I would need boots in May but I was really wishing that I had brought some. In the end, we all survived and we were able to enjoy a fun post-commencement lunch with all of our family together. I am so proud of my sweet Lindsey and all of her accomplishments!
I also have to throw in a little plug for Kentucky. I had no idea what to expect, but it is such a beautiful state! Everything is so green, the people are nice, there are horses everywhere and so many fun things to do. I wish we could have had time to go on some distillery tours because that is definitely on my bucket list now. We did enjoy the nightlife in downtown Lexington one evening and we had such a blast! My cousins, George and myself tried so many awesome local beers. We also spent a fun morning at Evans Orchard and Cider Mill with baby Ainsley and she totally loved it. Even though apples aren’t in season right now, there were plenty of things to do. We wish we could have brought Neal with us because I know he would have loved running around that place! We also bought a jug of delicious frozen apple cider that we were able to enjoy it in our hotel room later.
My next post will be all about Nashville, so I’ll see y’all back here next week!
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