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Midway Kentucky is a Tourist's Secret! Shhhhhhhh!

Midway Kentucky is a Toutist's Secret! Shhhhhhhh!

 Last weekend, I spent some time over in Midway, Kentucky. I've been there many times but I am amazed how much it is starting to feel like being in the wine country towns of California. 

The charming little town has a plentiful amount of restaurants, great food, and shops. My girlfriend' and I had a fabulous meal at Quirk. I had the HUGE pimento sandwich with a cup of tomato basil soup. Both were the best I have had in forever! YUM!

Later, we took a stroll down the sidewalks of the downtown formerly called "Middleway"...now Midway. It was named that by railroad executives because it was both halfway between Lexington and Frankfort and halfway between a potential line from Georgetown and Versailles. Maybe they should have called it "Halfway". The first lot sold in 1835. Home of Midway College(Kentucky's only 4 year women's college) that was chartered as The Kentucky Female Orphan School in 1847.

Anyway, we spent a lovely summer afternoon feeling like we were vacationing. The Midway Kentucky shops have great stuff to buy. I found quite a few things that I just had to have. Now we are wanting to go back to try more of the restaurants, sit out on the patios with a glass of vino and explore more streets. I'll let you know what we discover next time...  

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Lizette Realty Lizette Fitzpatrick

Lizette Fitzpatrick- Principal Broker at Lizette Realty.

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Comment balloon 9 commentsLizette Fitzpatrick • June 23 2007 04:45PM

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Lizette, the place sounds lovely....I love those quaint little towns and I'm curious what you "just had to have."  I get into a lot of trouble shopping in those little towns; I always find a few things I didn't even know I needed :)  Glad your day was terrific!!
Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) over 11 years ago

Lizette, it is amazing that there are a lot of places to explore eh ? :) even on your local city, county or subdivision :) I love it !, great blog !

 

Posted by Ray Saenz, Homes for Sale in Laredo, TX - Texas, Realtor (Exit Realty Laredo) over 11 years ago

crap, Lizette...

My brother was headed to Knoxville on Friday night and a semi trailer collision turned him back around... he called me asking for recommendations and directions and all the congestion I have in my noggin kept me from thinking to call you for him.

He found some mediocre thai restaurant near campus...  I should have thought to send him to Ekimae or Lynaghs but I couldn't remember the names!

I'm still congested! 

Posted by David A. Podgursky PA, THE PODGURSKY GROUP - Make the Right Move! (THE PODGURSKY GROUP @ Re/Max Direct) over 11 years ago
Lizette--Looks like a great place to visit. I love small towns...What fun!
Posted by Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro (Boardman Realty) over 11 years ago

Carole- I love to buy something special for the day to remember it. In this case it was two gold pendant necklaces(handmade turquoise/gold glass and the other pink quartz)  from a cute shop called "Damselfly". I took 3 years of Jewelry design and metalsmithing in college so I look for special pieces that are truly unique.

Ray - Good to hear from you. Hope you are having fun this weekend!

David- That accident did tie up traffic for quite awhile. Congestion is not a fun condition whether on the road or in your head!! lol

Teri - I love them too. I like to imagine how life was when they began. 

Posted by Lizette Fitzpatrick, Lizette Realty, Lexington KY MLS - Kentucky Homes (Lizette Realty - Richmond KY) over 11 years ago
how fun and relaxing - thank you for sharing such a great trip
Posted by Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon (Fred Real Estate Group) over 11 years ago
Thesa - It's always good to see you stop by. Hope everything has been going well for you!
Posted by Lizette Fitzpatrick, Lizette Realty, Lexington KY MLS - Kentucky Homes (Lizette Realty - Richmond KY) over 11 years ago
I ready to return that town is really pulling at me!
Posted by Dee Summerfield over 11 years ago
Dee, we will be back there very soon. I want another one of those club sandwiches.
Posted by Lizette Fitzpatrick, Lizette Realty, Lexington KY MLS - Kentucky Homes (Lizette Realty - Richmond KY) over 11 years ago

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