Things To Do In Frankfort

Up to 56% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Frankfort

$40 $19

Intense, fat-burning women-only boot-camp classes provide participants with individual attention

Up to 55% Off a Winery Tour and Wine Tasting

Willisburg

$25 $13

Tour a small winery & sample its varietals, including Cabernet Franc/Carmenere & Pimpin Penguins Riesling

Up to 56% Off Horseback Riding at Brannon Stables

Lexington-Fayette

$40 $19

Enthusiastic instructors teach students safe and proper equitation techniques at a stable set on 150 acres of rolling pastures

Up to 46% Off Golf Outing in Shelbyville

Shelbyville

$64 $35

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18-hole course covers 6,526 yards of rolling terrain and boasts generous fairways as well as five sets of tees

Half Off Wine and Gifts at Talon Winery

Shelbyville

$20 $10

Shop for gifts, gourmet treats, and wines produced produced in a lush, 5-acre vineyard

Kentucky Reining Cup — 59% Off Two Tickets

Alltech Arena at Kentucky Horse Park

$44 $18

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Fifth annual Reining competition showcases some of world's top riders and horses as they clash for prizes during three days of events

Half Off Lexington Legends Baseball Game

Whitaker Bank Ballpark

$22 $11

The Legends club their way through the 2014 season amid a full lineup of promotions, including 37-cent hotdogs on Tuesdays

Up to 53% Off Bowling Outing for Six

Multiple Locations

$53.50 $25

Spacious lanes and shoe rentals for up to six at centers in operation for more than 50 years

72% Off CrossFit Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$105 $29

Certified trainers lead high-intensity, ever-changing workouts, designed to quickly burn calories and sculpt muscle

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Downtown Lexington

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

51% Off Fitness Classes at Personal Best

Lexington-Fayette

$100 $49

Zumba, boot-camp, kettlebell, yoga, kickboxing, Pilates, and other group fitness classes are available Monday–Saturday

$10 for Intro Martial-Arts Lessons and T-shirt

Garden Springs

$29 $10

Introductory lessons teach martial-arts basics to newcomers as young as 6 years old

Half Off Five Latin Dance Classes

Lexington

$50 $25

Latin dance classes teach sizzling styles such as Salsa, Bachatango, Casino Rueda, Cuban Salsa, Samba, and Cuban Mambo

72% Off at Lexington Taekwondo & Jiu Jitsu Academy

Man O' War Boulevard

$174 $49

Learn the basics of Korea's best-known martial art or other fighting skills during one month of unlimited classes

Arthur Murray Dance Studio – Up to 90% Off

Lexington-Fayette

$400 $39

Highly trained dance instructors guide students through fancy footwork in lessons; students can hone their skills at dance parties

60% Off Boxing and Kickboxing at Title Boxing Club

Lexington

$35 $14

High-intensity workouts blend fitness and kickboxing as students practice jabs, hooks, and kicks on heavy bags

Up to 75% Off Beginner Tae Kwon Do Classes

Lexington-Fayette

$50 $15

Prosperous Place location celebrates grand opening; facility designed for safe practice with classes separated by belt color

Up to 53% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Versailles

$35 $17

Horseback-riding instructors tailor safe and fun lessons to each client's level of experience whether it be competitive or recreational

Up to 50% Off Yoga or Group Exercise Classes

Lexington

$50 $25.99

Day and evening yoga or group exercise classes for various skill levels; led by certified instructors

54% Off Wine and Fondue at Chrisman Mill Vineyards

Multiple Locations

$40.98 $19

Three-cheese or Grand Marnier chocolate fondue to enjoy at either location with a take-home bottle of wine and two wineglasses

55% Off Gym Visits

Lexington-Fayette

$150 $68

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Martial Arts

Lexington-Fayette

$336 $168

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

75% Off Tabata Fitness Classes

Pleasant Green Hill

$199 $50

Workouts alternate high-intensity strength training with short periods of rest, designed to burn calories and boost metabolism

Up to 55% Off Personal Training from Tiffany Folk at Exalted Fitness

Lexington

$150 $69

Personal trainer Tiffany Folk eschews a one-size-fits-all approach, favoring custom plans that account for each client's goals and abilities

51% Off Flight Lesson from NexGen Aviation

Lexington-Fayette

$221.50 $109

Get both technical and practical flight training by applying work from ground school to a supervised 30-minute flight

Up to 87% Off Fitness Classes

Lexington

$275 $49.99

Customized one-on-one 60-minute fitness classes, or 45-minute boot camps for high-tempo group training and maximum energy output

Up to 50% Off Explorium of Lexington Visit

Downtown Lexington

$16 $9

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Kids can enclose themselves in giant bubbles, build an adobe wall, and watch wild birds from an observation window at the interactive museum

Up to 62% Off Dance Classes

Lexington-Fayette

$65 $30

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Former University of Kentucky Dance Cat demystifies the basic steps of ballet, tap, and hip-hop for children aged 3–18

Up to 75% Off Martial Arts

Brannon Crossing

$150 $45

Kyuki-Do classes teach kicks, stances, and blocks to kids and adults alike; great for beginners and families

45% Off Services

Nicholasville

$69 $38

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 58% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Nicholasville

$70 $32

American Saddlebred stable helmed by coaches of the University of Kentucky's intercollegiate saddleseat team offers horseback riding lessons

Up to 51% Off Virtual Batting-Cage Sessions

Nicholasville

$70 $35

Touch-screen-operated simulator spits out a variety of pitches at speeds of up to 100 mph

Up to 82% Off Classes at Kelevra Krav Maga

Multiple Locations

$125 $25

Krav maga classes employ techniques used by the Israeli Army to help athletes burn calories and learn self-defense

Up to Half Off at McDowell House Museum

Danville

$14 $7

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19th-century home & apothecary contains furnishings & replicas of medical equipment used by doctor who pioneered surgery on ovarian tumors

Up to 59% Off Private Golf Lessons

Golden Tee Driving Range

$80 $39

Each private 30-minute lesson focuses on a unique six-step program

79% Off at Bikram Yoga Louisville

Crestwood

$140 $29

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Heated room deepens stretches and ousts toxins while burning fat during 90-minute classes

40% Off Spring Celebration at EnterTRAINment Junction

West Chester

$31.90 $19

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25,000-square-foot indoor model-train display

Up to 64% Off Camping at Twin Island Park

Monroe

$40 $19

Camp along the Ohio River in shaded sites, each with water, electricity, and access to the docks and launch ramp

Up to 71% Off Rock-Climbing Trip at Red River Gorge

Campton

$180 $65

Certified guides lead rock-climbing ventures designed to teach technique and equipment knowledge

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 70% Off at Tri State Adventure Boot Camp

Beckett Ridge

$229 $69

Taught by a former Marine, outdoor boot camp encompasses weight training, core work, obstacle-course runs, light running, and cardio

65% Off Boot Camp

West, Chester Ohio

$120 $42

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 73% Off at Master K. Kim's World Class Tae Kwon Do

West Chester

$57 $20

Enthusiastic instructors create a safe and positive environment for all students who wish to master a martial art

Kentucky Railway Museum – Up to 50% Off Train Excursion

New Haven

$34 $18

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Train rides gift visitors with the authentic experience of riding through the countryside in an old passenger train

Wine Tastings for 4, 6, or 10

Bardstown

$14 $8

Sample fruit wines made from blueberries and blackberries handpicked on the family's farm

Up to 58% Off Tasting and Tour at WhiteMoon Winery

Lebanon

$20 $10

Visitors sample six wines paired with cheese, tour the winery, and take home a souvenir wine glass

Up to 55% Off 18-Hole Golf Package

Bardstown

$110 $59

A session at the grass-tee driving range prepares golfers for a cart-couriered round at a scenic 18-hole course

Up to 65% Off Beginner's CrossFit at CrossFit Louisville East

East Louisville

$99 $39

CrossFit classes introduce newcomers to fundamental techniques and safety precautions

Up to 57% Off Zombie Laser-Tag Experience

Richmond

$80 $39

On a 25-acre farm, players make their way to one of four compounds and complete objectives while defending themselves against 100 zombies

Half Off Scenic Biplane Ride

Madison Municipal Airport

$190 $95

Explore the skies above Madison during a scenic ride from the seat of a restored 500 hp WWII-era biplane

Up to 53% Off Golf for Two or Four

Jeffersonville

$80 $40

18-hole, par 72 course with four tees per hole; onsite lodge serves food; private swimming pool

65% Off Boot-Camp Classes at Hybrid Maxfit

Jeffersonville

$100 $35

Ex-Marine leads high-impact workouts that build strength through a variety of lifts, gymnastic moves, and plyometrics

Up to Half Off Wine Tasting with Cheese Platter

Shepherdsville

$20 $12

Bites of cheese intersperse with sips of varied award-winning wines, served in take-home glasses in the winery’s tasting room

Up to 53% Off Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four

Shepherdsville

$20 $10

Cozy winery with family-driven theme hosts tours and tastings before sending guests home with souvenir signature glasses

Up to 64% Off at Rock Gem Climbing Center

Louisville

$135 $49

Expert rock climbers lead the way as they teach students the basics of ascending climbing walls or bouldering areas

50% Off Entry in a Family-Friendly 5K Mud Run

East Louisville

$70 $35

During a family-oriented mud run, contenders climb 10-foot walls, trudge through mud pits, carry tires, and splash into frigid water

Up to 79% Off Health Kick Festival Kick-a-thon

Kentucky Exposition Center

$35 $15

Fitness event with family-oriented interactive activities, health screenings, and fundraising that benefits Kosair Children's Hospital

50% Off from Spring Tour Bus

Multiple Locations

$120 $60

The 55-seat buses are equipped with free WiFi, outlets, climate-controlled air conditioning and heat, a restroom, and reclining seats

Mega Quest Ropes Challenge Course

Poplar Level

$78 $45

Traverse an obstacle challenge course of hanging ropes and bridges in this underground cavern.

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

51% Off from Classic Biplane Tours

Bowman Field

$175 $85

Certified pilots helm fire-engine-red biplanes to circle downtown Louisville, Churchill Downs, and Ohio River

Half Off Off Ice-Skating

Lyndon

$16 $8

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Two full-size rinks welcome guests during open-skate hours throughout the week

Up to 66% Off Boot-Camp Classes and Personal-Training Sessions

Louisville

$85 $29

Boot-camp classes take place five times every day; most workout equipment made from recycled, reclaimed materials

Up to 71% Off Classes at Lightworks Yoga

East Louisville

$60 $19

Teaching restorative yoga styles, instructors promote core strength & spinal stability with gentle stretches that can use props for support

Up to 59% Off at PM Yoga

Louisville

$110 $45

Certified instructors guide students through asanas, helping them develop strength, flexibility, and balance

66% Off Boot-Camp Classes at Victory Fit Camp

Elite Fitness

$80 $27

Two-hour boot camps take place indoors or on outdoor obstacle courses; workouts influenced by the training techniques of the US Marine Corps

Up to 78% Off Classes at Yoga I.S.

East Louisville

$150 $39

Fitness studio combines yoga with Pilates, weightlifting, and ballet-barre exercises in an inventive array of classes

Up to 59% Off Zumba or Personal Training

Newburg

$50 $25

Zumba classes get exercisers moving to latin beats, and personal-training sessions allow for one-on-one attention

Up to 69% Off Personal Training

Louisville

$160 $79

Personal trainers work with clients just starting to get fit and pro athletes alike, creating custom plans to help them reach fitness goals

65% Off CrossFit

Louisville

$125 $44

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 67% Off Fitness Classes

Mellwood Art Center

$112 $49

Advanced Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Nutrition Consultant leads classes such as Free Fit Body, Boot Camp and Cardio Hip Hop

Up to 75% Off Classes at CrossFit Regeneration

East Louisville

$195 $59

Coaches lead students through functional movements such as body-weight exercises, weight lifting, and gymnastics

Up to 73% Off CrossFit Classes at TriQFit

East Louisville

$100 $29

Get in shape in fun, challenging CrossFit classes with high-intensity routines of exercises to foster endurance, stamina, and strength

Up to 90% Off Boot Camp from Body Evolution

The H.I.T. Center (High Intensity Transformation Center)

$337 $35

Certified personal trainers lead exercises that sculpt muscles and strengthen hearts in a climate-controlled facility; small-group option

55% Off

Butchertown

$140 $63

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 78% Off Bowling or Birthday-Party Package

Butchertown

$88 $19

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Historical bowling alley houses eight lanes with automatic scoring; birthday party treats up to 10 kids to games, pizza, and private party

55% Toward Bootcamp Classes

East Louisville

$65 $29

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 54% Off Dance and Fitness Classes

East Louisville

$60 $30

Dance and fitness classes for all abilities include Zumba, salsa, and tango

64% Off Classes at Yoga East

Multiple Locations

$125 $45

Certified instructors at three studios demonstrate poses from several disciplines, including Vinyasa flow, gentle yoga, and mat Pilates

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Elk Creek Hunt Club sharpens shooting skills and sates hungers with outdoor sporting clay excursions. Like a Gumby-Seagal crossover film, duos traverse 2,500 acres of preserve lands hot on the pursuit of clay targets aboard a two- or four-person golf cart (use of four-person carts is based on availability). Upon arriving at a sporting-clay station, gunslingers prepare to tag fleeing clays as they veer towards the forest-covered or watery horizon. Afterward, hunters can rest their boots inside the Elk Creek Lodge for a hearty meal. The club's lunch menu lists a slew of sandwich and salad options, such as the Angus steak burger with cheese (an $8.95 value), dressed in the traditional garb of lettuce, tomato, and onion, and dinnertime selections include a grilled, 16 oz. rib-eye steak (a $27 value) and a cut of salmon enlivened with a bourbon glaze (a $27 value).

1840 Georgetown Rd
Owenton,
KY
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Fit Time for Women leads an all-female ensemble through energizing, calorie-kicking classes, including Flirty Girl sessions, which harness the power of dance to tone and trim torsos. Tara, an experienced instructor, models sensual movements drawn from music videos, pole routines, chair dancing, and the peacock's courtship ritual to transform workouts from repetitive drudgery into spirited hullabaloos. Up to 30 shimmiers per class undulate abs, gyrate shoulders, and pop hips to the heart-pumping tunes of club music. After learning Flirty Girl's fun, steamy dance routines, students strut away with enough confidence to cartwheel into their bosses' offices and demand all office chairs be replaced with gilded thrones.

102 Brighton Park Blvd
Frankfort,
KY
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Sequestered in 151 acres of rolling hills and immaculate greenery, Woodford Hills Country Club whisks patrons through a bucolic landscape that features amenities both recreational and relaxing. Nimble golf carts take clubbers slaloming the fairways of the club's picturesque, 18-hole golf course, which runs alongside a horse farm and caters to golfers of all abilities with a player-friendly layout and strategic equine caddies. Outstretched toes test the waters of the club's outdoor pool, and the outdoor tennis courts sate racket-wielders' competitive spirits and affinity for yellow fuzz. Woodford Hills Country Club Grill and Bar invites midday or after-hours revelry amid burgundy walls and mahogany accents with Friday night dinner specials and crisp, cold drinks.

3495 McCowans Ferry Rd
Versailles,
KY
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At Theatres of Georgetown, seven bright screens, booming speakers, and the thrum of cooking popcorn kindle guests' imaginations for nights of cinematic excitation. In preparation for celluloid adventures, moviegoers stroll past a concession stand bustling with staffers coaxing popped corn kernels into buckets and loading cups with sips of effervescing soda in preparation for coming film fiestas. Each theater’s stadium seating facilitates clear sightlines to enjoy current spectacles in wide release or the slideshow of the projectionist's trip to Pismo Beach. A friendly, outgoing staff mans the many stations of the theater and dons costumes of their favorite characters for big film releases, parading into the streets to generate a fervor for Theatres of Georgetown's next midnight showing or themed phantasmagoria.

401 Outlet Center Dr
Georgetown,
KY
US

Designed by architect Buck Blankenship, the fairways of Shelbyville Country Club's 18-hole course circumnavigate a horseshoe-shaped lake and they gently rise and fall over the rolling hills of Shelby County. Narrow fairways lined with mature trees offset the course's relatively short 6,400-yard length, setting the tone for a round that rewards accuracy and course management over flashy drives and flame-decaled golf bags. A fully stocked pro shop lies at the course's trailhead, offering players the latest in clubs and gear, and a staff of two resident aces stands ready to adjust swings and impart strategic advice during private and group lessons. Along with the immaculate landscape, Shelbyville Country Club boasts two outdoor tennis courts and an Olympic-size pool featuring a gated kiddie pool and play area, all of which are patrolled by a lifeguard and Mark Spitz's mustache.

Course at a Glance:

  • Course rating of 71.7 from the back tees
  • Slope rating of 122 from the farthest tees
  • Four tee options
  • Max yardage is 6,379

47 Smithfield Rd
Shelbyville,
KY
US

As RHC Riding Academy’s head trainer, Erin Reid shares a passion for horses that began when her family founded RHC in 1985. A devotee to all things equine since age 5, Erin quickly caught onto the finer points of riding and has instructed students for the past 19 years. Barn manager Debra Reid, who discovered her life’s passion while growing up in Kentucky, managed 70 horses at a breeding facility in Southern California and unites her experience with Erin's. Together they oversee nine horses, several of which are Arabians—prized for their distinctive beauty and superior intellects.

Students come to the facility from all backgrounds to learn proper saddling and riding techniques. Erin supplements her technical training with lessons in horse psychology, helping students bond with steeds or to get them to open up about complex relationships with their mothers. Horses in need of discipline or a hay-filled couch on which to crash can be boarded and trained at the facility, which boasts box stalls, an indoor riding arena, and a large outdoor arena.

7885 Cropper Rd
Pleasureville,
KY
US