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Backroads: Natural Bridge State Park 2

Updated: 09/14/2014 - Last week we explored Natural Bridge, the sand stone arch that has stood for millenniums in Powell County, but the trails that lead here are a journey of their own.
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Backroads: Natural Bridge State Park

Posted: 09/05/2014 - It took thousands of years for large rivers to sculpt our mountain landscape, leading behind amazing rock formations. One of the most famous in Kentucky is Natural Bridge.
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Backroads: Vertigo Bungee

Posted: 08/29/2014 - In 2013, a group of adrenaline seekers from Vertigo Bungee bought Young's High Bridge in Anderson County, KY and they're letting us experience what it is like to jump off a bridge taller than San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
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Backroads: Bobby Davis Museum & Park

Posted: 08/01/2014 - Eastern Kentucky has a lot of history and this week we're taking a trip to the past, one hundred years and more ago to show how our state's past shaped one local city into what it is today.
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Backroads: Cedar Creek Vineyards

Updated: 07/25/2014 - When some think of wine, they think of Napa Valley, but what about something closer? More than 2,500 miles closer right here in eastern Kentucky!
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Backroads: Governor's Mansion

Updated: 07/19/2014 - The 18,000 square foot Governor's Mansion turns 100-years-old this year and First Lady Jane Beshear is giving us an inside look.
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Backroads: Pyro Shows

Posted: 07/12/2014 - It's an American tradition to celebrate Independence Day with the magic of fireworks and this week we found the magicians, or as they are called the pyrotechnicians, who are revealing all their secrets.
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Backroads: Museum of Appalachia

Updated: 06/28/2014 - This is how the people of Appalachia celebrated the 4th of July over 100 years ago. In this week's explosive Backroads with Brandon segment, we relive these celebrations in HD!
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Backroads: Larry Short Aviation

Updated: 06/22/2014 - We've been to towering mountain overlooks, zip lined over two thousand feet from the bottom of Red River Gorge, but that's not high enough. We need a different view. Something like none other above the mountains of eastern Kentucky.
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Backroads: Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure

Updated: 06/14/2014 - I talked our photographer, Freddy Hunt, into getting a different view of eastern Kentucky hanging off the side of a cliff near the Red River Gorge.
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Backroads: Kingdom Come State Park

Updated: 06/06/2014 - Green is replacing the charred scars left behind from the April wildfires at Kingdom Come State Park. We explore how the beauty has never left.
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What is your favorite place to visit on a trip to Lexington? (Select 2)

Keeneland
Wild Turkey Distillery
The Kentucky Horse Park
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Mary Todd Lincoln House
We're on a mission with Backroads to show awesome adventures found right here in Kentucky. In a future segment, we're going to Lexington in search for the best adventures around town, but we need your help. We're going to do a Top 5 countdown, but we can't decide who should come out on top! Place your two votes above and watch Backroads September 19 and 26 at 6 p.m. as we count them down.

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