Sightseeing in Lyndon

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

Forest Edge Winery

Shepherdsville

$20 $10

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

Up to 50% Off at Lanier Mansion

Lanier Mansion

Madison

$20 $11

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Inside a Greek Revival mansion with a spiral staircase, visitors learn interesting stories about the Lanier family and the town of Madison

Up to 55% Off a Winery Tour and Wine Tasting

Horseshoe Bend Vineyards and Winery

Willisburg

$25 $13

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

Up to Half Off at McDowell House Museum

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

Jane’s Saddlebag – Up to 50% Off Visit

Jane's Saddlebag

Walton

$16 $8

Restored saddlebag home offers insight into settler life with tours of a historic smokehouse, flatboat, and petting zoo of farm animals

The Hillforest – Up to 67% Off Mansion Membership

The Hillforest

Aurora

$75 $25

Mid-19th century mansion overlooks the Ohio River and welcomes families for tours with a membership and cookbook

50% Off Newport Gangster Tour

Newport Gangster Tour

Gangster's Dueling Piano Bar

$40 $20

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Two costumed guides detail gambling and bootlegging history on a walking tour past former speakeasies and casinos

Brewery District – Up to 47% Off Historic Tour

Over The Rhine Brewery District

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. Malthouse Tap Room

$30 $16

Explore a historic neighborhood and learn about industrious brewery workers, new public art & pre-Prohibition lagering cellars & tunnels

42% Off Segways at Sunset Tour

Cincinnati Bike Center

Central Business District

$60 $35

Guided tours showcase Cincinnati sights while segway riders enjoy sunset views

Up to 48% Off Helicopter Tour for Two

Stratus Helicopters

Cincinnati

$172 $89

Pairs take in a dynamic view of the Cincinnati skyline during romantic date-night tours or best-of-Cincinnati flights

Up to 73% Off Running Tour

Cincinnati Running Tours

Fountain Square

$90 $29

Explore Cincinnati's downtown areas, such as the Riverfront or the city's bridges, while running with a knowledgable tour guide

Taft Museum of Art – Up to 55% Off

Taft Museum of Art

Central Business District

$20 $10

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World-class museum features collection of fine art including great European masterpieces and stunning rotating exhibitions

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati – Up to 53% Off Outing

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

West End

$16 $8

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Historical firehouse-turned-museum hosts array of 19th-century firefighting artifacts & exhibits on fire safety

Drake Planetarium & Science Center – Up to 55% Off Laser Show

Drake Planetarium & Science Center

Norwood

$20 $10

Pink Floyd and The Beatles help soundtrack laser shows; members are entitled to discounts on tutoring, camps, and laser shows

50% Off Haunted Walking Tour for Two

Queen City is Haunted Tour

American Legacy Tours

$40 $20

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Walking tour winds through city streets as guides share spooky stories of historic murders and lead groups to haunted sites

Up to 52% Off a Winery Food Tasting

Baker-Bird Winery

Augusta

$30 $15

Food tasting at 150-year-old antebellum winery with souvenir logo wine glasses, cheese, chocolates, and rum cake

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park – Up to 50% Off

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Hamilton

$16 $8

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335-acre park and outdoor museum invites guests to wander among 64 sculptures tucked into gardens and meadows and alongside lakes

Up to 50% Off Scenic Train Ride

Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Stearns

$45.50 $22.75

A scenic train ride winds through Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork River gorge, taking guests through area's mining past

45% Off a 30-Minute Discovery Flight Lesson

Indianapolis Pilot Services

Greenwood

$199 $109

Guests embrace the gift of flight and spend time in the air with a trained instructor, learning the basics of flying a plane

Up to 53% Off at Historic Railpark & Train Museum

Historic Railpark & Train Museum

Bowling Green

$75 $35

Self-guided or guided tours take you through railroad history with stops at restored train cars, exhibits, and a model train set

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Chronicling the history of the Howard Shipyard, the Howard Steamboat Museum displays a plethora of steamboat artifacts within a 22-room Romanesque-revival mansion that was built in 1894. Visitors to the Howard mansion step into the nineteenth century, as they can admire original furnishings, brass chandeliers, stained-glass windows, intricate carvings, and primitive steam-powered laptop computers. While walking through the preserved halls, patrons have access to a collection of exhibits, including detailed full- and half-hull models, as well as more than 4,000 original photographs and paintings. Inspect the original paddlewheel from The Delta Queen, study artifacts taken directly from the Robert E. Lee and the Natchez, or browse the gift shop for the ideal present for a seafarer.

1101 E Market St
Jeffersonville,
IN
US

As dawn breaks over the campsite, soldiers begin stirring in their tents. Some tend to breakfasts over campfires while others see to the artillery. It's a scene straight from a Revolutionary War encampment—and that's exactly the way the reenactors intended it. Each year, roughly 275 of them flock to Locust Grove to camp out for two days, each of which ends with an artfully staged mock battle.

But when visitors come to the 18th Century Market Fair, they won't just find battle awaiting them. Top-notch craftsmen and artisans also roam the grounds, hawking replicas of 18th-century military and household items. "It's all very reminiscent of the type of market days they would have had during this time period," says Locust Grove's program director, Mary Beth Williams. Cooks dish up stews, pies, and cornbread alongside wine, ales, and apple cider. Nearby, families and historical buffs alike cheer on jugglers, watch as women prepare meals in the colonial kitchen, and listen to live music. And it's not just adults and time travelers creating the historical scene. "There's a lot of re-enactors of all ages," Mary Beth says. "I think it's particularly fun for kids to see other kids running around in period costume."

The fair's grounds lend to the historical accuracy. William and Lucy Clark Croghan built Locust Grove in 1790, on 55 acres of rolling land. To this day, their original Federal-style house remains, with its separate kitchen, icehouse, spring house, and barn. Over the years, Locust Grove was inhabited by Revolutionary War commander George Rogers Clark and served as a stopping point for Lewis and Clark as they walked across America as part of an early Nike ad campaign.

561 Blankenbaker Ln
Louisville,
KY
US

In 1909, a group of local art enthusiasts banded together to foster a community appreciation for art and further the practice of creating art. More than three decades later, they moved from their home at the old Water Tower, and now fill their new space with workshops, classes, and exhibits. Louisville Visual Art Association remains dedicated to promoting local artists, artistic styles, and contemporary culture.

A team of instructors instills painting and sculpting skills in children of all ages with the Children's Fine Art Classes program, which lets kids hone their understanding of color and technique during nearly 40 classes and camps. They also teach adult art classes, and help economically and socially disadvantaged students exhibit their artwork through Open Doors. Six to eight annual exhibitions often showcase work from these programs, but may also display fabric and knit pieces from local artists, or house events such as custom plates, cups, and utensils fashioned by 16 national ceramics artists to recreate Salvador Dali’s themed dinner parties. Each year, staff also fill two galleries with up to 800 works from its children’s programs, and celebrate local restaurants and music at the annual Bacon Ball.

609 W. Main St.\
Louisville,
KY
US

On the First Friday of every month, the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft invites the community to peruse its wares for free. The museum, along with many of its neighbors on Louisville's Museum Row, participates in the First Friday Trolley Hop, a tour of the vibrant local art scene. It's one of many ways the museum team opens their 27,000 square feet of rotating art exhibits, which highlight styles from American folk art to taxidermy. The displays emphasize the importance of materials and process, rather than focusing exclusively on the final product. This philosophy extends to the museum's art workshops, in which kids make finger puppets, bracelets, and even mini-greenhouses well suited for pet hamsters who've always dreamed of gardening.

715 W Main St.
Louisville,
KY
US

Designer and namesake, Craig Kaviar, has more than 30 years of experience creating sculptures and functional metalwork. He and a team of skilled artisans churns out intricate works that are both artful and functional using traditional blacksmithing practices with a modern twist. The tour provides a behind the scenes look into the workings of the forge and live demonstrations allow visitors to witness the master metalworkers do their thing. They’ll heat raw materials to temperatures exceeding 2,000 degrees, using both a traditional coal forge and Kaviar's innovative, eco-friendly forge, fueled by waste vegetable oil and recycled Meat Loaf albums. The tour begins with a visit to the media room and a discussion on the history of metallurgy, from the discovery of copper, to the Bronze Age, to the 'Metal as Junk Food' movement of the 1870's.

1718 Frankfort Ave
Louisville,
KY
US

Specializing in senior portraits, engagements, and family photos, Kelly Rockhold Photography snaps professional shots of even the most photophobic customers, successfully recording proof of life before it flees into the past. Families or individuals can choose their own modeling spots (an urban, historic downtown, or a park location) and bend, contort, and jimmy-jam their bodies into as many poses as they can fit into the 60-minute session. In addition to the prints and CD of two digital photos, photo subjects will skip away with e-shareable web-sized photos (400x600 pixels) tagged with Kelly Rockhold Photography's watermark to ensure the photos aren't used in airline safety brochures without consent. This Groupon also gives customers a 25% discount on all additional print orders of more than $100. Call ahead to schedule an appointment.

1310 S 3rd St
Louisville,
KY
US