Wednesday, July 29, 2015

An Outdoor Excursion Fit For Girl Time!

Grab your girls and get outside this summer! In and around Louisville you can find an array of places to explore your outdoorsy side- even if that means just lunching al fresco. Try visiting one of these places for some fresh air, sunshine and quality time with friends.

> Explore eight acres of greenery and sculpture
at the Hidden Hill Nursery and Sculpture Garden. Described as “unusual,” Hidden Hill is a mini-arboretum in Utica, Indiana (812.282.0524,, eight miles from downtown Louisville. Hidden Hill mixes plants with artwork to create a multi-faceted garden experience.

> Take an Edible Landscape class where you will learn how to incorporate edible plants into a garden and how to use them in the kitchen at Crestwood’s Yew Dell Botanical Gardens (502.241.4788, 


> Find a hiking buddy and tackle one of the trails, ranging from advanced to casual hiker’s level at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest (Clermont, Kentucky 502.955.8512, just a 20-minute drive south from Louisville.

> Meet up with a friend during lunch hour at scenic Cherokee Park (entrance off Lexington Road, Break up the monotony of the day by taking a quick walk around the Scenic Loop. 

> Grab an oar and float down Floyds Fork (502.584.0350, It’s the only water trail in Louisville to canoe and kayak with various access points to shorten or lengthen paddling time. Unfortunately, the park no longer provides paddlesport rentals, but supplies can be rented at River City Canoe and Kayak.

> Meet your pals and listen to live music at Waterfront (the next one is July 29) on the Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park ( 91.9 WFPK hosts Waterfront Wednesday, a free concert series under the Big Four Bridge the last Wednesday of the month until September. The event opens at 5pm with music starting at 6pm.

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