Staycation Mini-Roadtrip: Kentucky Highway 89

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[caption id="attachment_15890" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Kentucky Scenic Byway Highway 89[/caption] Oftimes when we think of a road trip, we typically think of some far off location with fun sites and unique places to visit.  Indeed, we may often overlook what is right in our backyard.  Thus the word "Staycation" was born.  A staycation is typically defined as a period in which an individual or family stays home and participates in leisure activities within driving distance, sleeping in their own beds at night. Most of the time it involves dining out more frequently than usual. Staycations achieved popularity in the US during the financial crisis of 2007–2010. [caption id="attachment_15867" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Map of my May 9 trip on KY 89[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15842" align="alignright" width="300"] Kentucky Highway 89 south out of Winchester[/caption] I…
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