Things To Do In Somerset

Up to 66% Off One-Month Boot Camp Membership with Gym Access

Berea

$299 $29

Work up a sweat at this welcoming fitness center with intense boot camp sessions and professional nutritional counseling

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 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

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

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 59% Off Golf for Two at Lone Oak Golf Course

Nicholasville

$96 $39

Cart zips twosomes across 6,473-yard course that runs around central pond and over gentle hills speckled with mature timbers

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

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

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

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

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

Half Off Wine and Gifts at Talon Winery

Lexington-Fayette

$20 $10

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

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

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

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 63% Off Visits to a Family Fun Center

West Chester

$28 $12

Batters greet baseballs and slow- or fast-pitch softballs inside cages, and an arcade boasts pool tables, air hockey, and video games

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

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

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 51% Off at Mammoth Cave Adventures

Cave City

$80 $39

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Ziplines whiz guests across leafy canopy outside of Mammoth Cave National Park before they free fall on a 70-foot drop

50% Off at Outdoor Fun Park in Cave City

Cave City

$70 $35

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Outdoor amusement park pairs attractions such as trampoline bungees, rock walls, go-karts, and horseback rides

Up to 54% Off All Day Pass or Ultimate Party at Ralphie's

Glasgow

$30 $15

Ralphie's All Day Passes include Activities such as bowling, mini golf, Atomic Blaster, Time Freak, inflatables, and roller skating.

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 51% Off a Membership at The Rush Fitness

Multiple Locations

$59 $29

Membership includes access to indoor pool and rows of cardio equipment, as well as group fitness classes, such as yoga, Zumba, and spinning

One Month of Martial Arts Classes (86% Off)

Oak Ridge

$140 $20

Instructors lead rigorous krav maga and MMA classes for adults as well as enthusiastic martial arts lessons for kids aged 3 and up

Up to 55% Off Wine Tasting at Blue Ridge Cellars

Blue Ridge

$50 $25

Wine tasting includes five 1-ounce pours, a dessert wine, a small chocolate, and a souvenir wine glass per person

44% Off Animal Rental

5

$50 $28

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

Half Off Blue Ridge Helicopter Tour

Blue Ridge

$500 $249

See Blue Ridge from 500 feet with a skilled pilot who performs exciting maneuvers such as the Texas Two-Step

Up to 78% Off Martial Arts/Self-Defense Classes

Oak Ridge

$179.99 $49

Decorated instructors use judo, jiu jitsu, kenpo karate, and Filipino fighting styles as they instill confidence and skill; open to all ages

Up to 63% Off Jiu-Jitsu and Karate Classes

Blue Ridge

$59 $25

Classes for adults and kids ages 4 and up instill discipline, focus, balance, and strength

Up to 52% Off at Oak Ridge Bowling Center

Oak Ridge

$21 $10.50

Family-friendly bowling center features 32 lanes with electronic scoring, a lounge, an arcade, and a restaurant

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 57% Off 18-Hole Round at Duckers Lake Golf Resort

Frankfort

$80 $39

Championship course challenges players with 18 holes that reward precise shots and strategic play

65% Off Fitness Classes

Elizabethtown

$175 $61

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

Up to 52% Off at Conder's Paintball 

Elizabethtown

$52 $26

Across 80 acres, players compete in two woods-ball fields, an urban-city field with 50 buildings, and an indoor field with inflated cover

42% Off Caney Fork River Canoe or Kayak Trip

Silver Point

$60.31 $35

A 6-mile course down the gentle Caney Fork River allows paddlers to catch glimpses of deer, turkey, and herons flitting along the riverbanks

45% Off Services

Rossville

$145 $80

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

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

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

Side Splitters Comedy Club – Up to 51% Off Standup

3

$42.76 $21

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Rising and renowned comedians sling jokes while guests chuckle their way through burgers and cocktails

Up to 73% Off CrossFit Classes

9

$199 $55

Students in the Foundations course meet twice a week for four weeks, while learning how to safely push themselves in CrossFit workouts

Up to 63% Off Entry to Airsoft Field

Knoxville

$10 $5

Players pop off rounds of soft plastic BBs while traversing one of three combat fields including a woodland and urban-village layout

58% Off from Knoxville Food Tours

Downtown Knoxville

$118 $49

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Informed guides escort tourists by foot to a rotating lineup of downtown eateries for samples, drinks, and meetings with chefs

Up to 76% Off Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes

Knoxville

$144 $39.99

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State-of-the-art martial-arts studio offers tae kwon do, Fight Fitness, and grappling classes with an official training jersey

Up to 58% Off Muay Thai Kickboxing Classes

Knoxville

$66 $30

Learn martial arts techniques while having fun and getting into shape during kickboxing classes

Up to 63% Off at Adventure Scuba Diving

Knoxville

$25 $10

Introductory course taught by a PADI Pro–certified instructor includes all equipment and takes place in a heated pool

Up to 86% Off Training and Tanning Package at Workout Anytime

Multiple Locations

$350 $49

24-hour gym helps guests look sleek and toned with boot-camp and circuit classes, personal trainers, UV and spray tanning, and hydro massage

Up to 88% Off Martial Arts Classes and Private Lessons

Knoxville

$165 $29

Instructors specialize in teaching kids the foundations of martial arts, simultaneously instilling confidence and a sense of accomplishment

45% Off

3

$60 $33

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 at The Practice Yoga & Wellness

Knoxville

$90 $30

Seasoned instructors lead Vinyasa flow, prenatal yoga, and hot yoga classes, plus a yoga bootcamp, on hardwood floors of spacious studio

Up to 51% Off at Nritya Masala

Multiple Locations

$70 $35

Students of all ages experience a cardio fitness workout designed tone muscles while dancing to energizing Bollywood tunes

50% Off Sushi-Making Class for Two

Knoxville

$100 $50

Skilled chefs demystify the art of making sushi during a two-hour class that yields inside-out and traditional rolls

Up to 71% Off Indoor Cycling at Any Body Fitness

Knoxville

$50 $19

Certified spin instructors urge students to pedal pro-grade stationary bikes with sweat-inducing vigor during indoor cycling classes

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Just across the bay from the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky Dam Village is a modern campground comprised of 210 campsites, each equipped with water and electricity hookups. There's a cluster of service buildings at the center of the campground that offer modern amenities, too, including showers, restrooms, three dump stations, and a grocery store.

The 17,000-acre recreation area near the campground is a popular spot for bird watching as well as canoeing and bass fishing at its two lakes, Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. More than 200 miles of hiking trails crisscross the peninsula, ranging from short walks to lengthier routes. You can hike shorter portions of the 58-mile North-South Trail, which spans the entire length of the Land Between the Lakes. While hiking, you may catch a glimpse of wildlife including white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, foxes, and coyotes.

7351 Highway 90
Corbin,
KY
US

27 Drive-In carries on the classic American tradition of watching the silver screen from the reclined seats of an automobile. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at around 8:30 p.m., two towering screens show recent cinematic releases to audience members cozily nestled in laughing Hondas, transfixed Volvos, and sobbing Saturns. Movie-goers motor through a two-lane ticket booth before parking and dialing the radio to an FM station broadcasting the movie’s sound. Anticipated flicks such as Contagion enthrall viewers this September, and the Twilight sequel, Breaking Dawn: Part I will cause theater grass to do sit-ups to withstand getting flattened by the horde of oncoming vehicles.

5270 S Hwy. 27
Somerset,
KY
US

At True Flight Indoor Archery’s 14 indoor lanes, archers nock their arrows and let them fly to the targets 20 yards away, unimpeded by the errant breezes and impatient arrowhead collectors that so often spoil perfectly aimed shots outdoors. Shorter 10- and 15-meter lanes level the field for newbies to hone their technique, and the staff—affiliated with the National Archery in the Schools Program—imparts basic skills during private lessons. The shop also sells equipment from brands such as Martin Archery, Lancaster Archery Supply, and Maple Leaf Press, outfitting avid shooters with bows designed for marksmanship, hunting, or launching spare sets of castle keys down from the bastion.

629 Adams Rd
Corbin,
KY
US

Sure, there's mud. Like many other 5ks across the country, the Lion's Chase will get you dirty. But its creators take the most pride in the race's obstacles. From a 20-foot shear rock wall to a 75-foot cable walk over a pond, the trek through 250 acres of trails, creeks, and waterfalls is packed with challenges. Although the course offers a sort of sylvan paradise, it's only 90 minutes from Lexington and 75 minutes from Knoxville, making it easy for city-dwellers to attend.

11220 Cumberland Falls HWY
Corbin,
KY
US

8521 Liberty Rd
Campbellsville,
KY
US

The Great American Dollhouse Museum houses hundreds of miniature buildings and citizens in a newly renovated 6,000-square-foot historical building, with high arched ceilings and an immense skylight. Curator Lori Kagan-Moore's vision for the museum is that each piece and scene be as authentic as possible. The exhibit begins with a timeline of U.S. history rendered in miniatures and moves to a village set in the early 1900s. The mini-land features a Shaker settlement, gypsy caravan, orphanage, and more, filled with characters wearing period-accurate clothing and interacting with period-accurate cell phones. The dollhouses are kind enough to leave their backs open so museum-goers can peek at the décor, dolls, and salivating grizzly bears. The museum concludes with a fantasy forest, complete with fairies, centaurs, and dragons.

344 Swope Dr
Danville,
KY
US