Moon Spotlight Louisville & the Bourbon Trail
By Theresa Dowell Blackinton
Second Edition, August 2014
Moon Spotlight Louisville & the Bourbon Trail is a 124-page compact guide covering Kentucky’s biggest city, Louisville, and the meandering Bourbon Trail—from historic Bardstown to the state’s capital city, Frankfort. Author Theresa Dowell Blackinton offers her seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreations, accommodations, food, and transportation, as well as easy-to-read maps, making navigating these charming destinations uncomplicated and enjoyable.
This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon Kentucky.
Theresa Dowell Blackinton was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, and spent her childhood visiting the state’s attractions with her parents and three brothers. She left Kentucky to attend college at Rice University in Houston, Texas, and has been on the move ever since—living in Freiburg, Germany; Athens, Greece; Washington DC; and Durham, North Carolina; and spending time in more than 50 countries. But she still considers the Bluegrass State home.
Research for this book took Theresa to the state’s deepest cave and its highest point, with stops at just about everywhere in between. In the process, she was reminded of Kentucky’s interesting history and awesome natural beauty—but what she most enjoyed was getting to interact with her home state’s warm and welcoming people, all of whom had interesting stories to tell.
Theresa is also the author of Moon Take a Hike Washington DC and has written for multiple newspapers and magazines.
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