Best places to stargaze this summer

Stargazing is one of the great, naturistic pastimes that you just can’t get in a city. One of the great things about Owensboro, however, is that there are tons of great places to watch the stars in the night sky, and only a couple miles away from the heart of the city.    For your…

Sweetest Places to Grab an Ice Cream in Owensboro

Is there anything better than a cold ice cream cone on a hot summer day?  With the heat ticking up a few notches over the last couple weeks, we wanted to highlight all of the amazing ice cream options available to you in Owensboro.  Whether it’s vanilla covered in sprinkles or chocolate drizzled in chocolate…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: June 10-12

Strawberry Festival    This is a festival for all the strawberry connoisseurs out there! Held at the Cottage Farm Stand & Baking Co. on June 11 and 12, Owensboro’s first-ever Strawberry Festival has already gotten the attention of thousands of people and is guaranteed to be a huge hit. Celebrate the great outdoors and strawberry-flavored…

See ROMP’s amazing lineup from the skies in hot air balloon ride

It’s almost that time, folks! ROMP – Owensboro’s biggest Bluegrass music festival of the year – is just days away, and we have some extra special surprises in store for this year’s event.  If you’re ready for an amazingly unique (and thrilling!) experience at this year’s ROMP (and who isn’t?) Don Moore Automotive is giving…

Go Back in Time Visiting Our Historic Buildings

Owensboro is a city full of historic relevance. Founded in 1817, our city has a ton of structures and buildings that date back to the 1800s, many of which are on the National Register of Historic Places.    So if you’re one of the many travelers seeking out historic places for your next destination, we’ve…

One Month Out From ROMP: What to Know

It’s time to start packin’ your best lounge chairs and tie-dyed shirts because we are only one month out from Owensboro’s biggest music festival of the year, ya’ll!    ROMP 2022 will be bringing you some of the best Bluegrass music in the world for four days on June 22-25. And when we say this…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 27-29

Memorial Day Rodeo and Terry Lee Ridley   Diamond Lake Resort will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with a bang this year. On May 26, head to the beautiful outdoors for a touching flag-raising ceremony in front of the Pit Stop Grill at 11 a.m. before heading to the campground’s Golf Cart Rodeo in the…

Owensboro to host inaugural Strawberry Festival

A brand new festival is coming to Owensboro-Daviess County, and it’s already gotten the attention of thousands of people!  The inaugural Strawberry Festival will be held at The Cottage Farm Stand & Baking Co. June 11 and 12 this year, bringing you all the strawberry covered, flavored and themed treats you could ask for.  We’re…

Visit Owensboro’s historic Rudy Mine Trails for hiking and biking

One of Owensboro’s most famous hiking and biking trails, the Rudy Mine Trails are also full of incredible, historic relevance. The parking lot and trailhead is located at the old George H. Rudy Mines and Saw Mill! Located in west Daviess County as part of Ben Hawes State Park, the Rudy Mine Trails for hiking…

ROMP bringing amazing lineup of Bluegrass artists to Owensboro

“There’s just no other place like it” is a phrase we hear from ROMP-goers year after year. And this year, we expect to hear that very same sentiment. With tons of chart-topping headliners and enough musical talent to change the mind of almost any naysayer regarding Bluegrass music, we couldn’t be more excited for this…