Shopping Your Way Across Kentucky-101 Must Places to Shop

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Anything you could ever want or need can be found right here in the Bluegrass State! In his third installment of things to do all over Kentucky, author Gary West visits some of the most interesting stores in the state places to shop, that is. Shopping Your Way Across Kentucky features 101 of the best places to shop in the Commonwealth, from furniture to clothing, knick-knacks to jewelry, and everything in between. The majority of the featured shops are privately owned, with some state park shops no chain stores many of which have been in business for decades because of the quality of what they sell and their focus on customer service. In an age where people shop online for convenience,Gary s book brings back the pleasure of spending the day strolling through the aisles of one s favorite store and the stores featured here are ones you won t want to miss! In his introduction, Gary states, The thought here is that shopping should be combined with an enjoyable meal, and if traveling overnight, comfortable lodging. It s the total package that makes for a memorable experience.

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Gary P. West grew up in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and attended Western Kentucky University before graduating from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism in 1967. At UK he was a daily sports editor for the Kentucky Kernel. Later he served as editor for the nation s largest civilian enterprise military newspaper at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. From there he went to work as an advertising copywriter in the corporate office of one of the country s largest insurance companies, State Farm Insurance in Bloomington, Illinois. In 1972 he returned to Kentucky where he began publishing an advertising shopper in Bowling Green. Along the way, for 12 years, he worked in the athletic director of the Hilltopper Athletic Foundation at Western Kentucky University, and provided color commentary on the Hilltopper Basketball Network. In 1993 he became executive director of the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, where he solidified his background in hospitality. He is a freelance writer for several magazines in addition to writing a syndicated newspaper column, Out & About... Kentucky Style, for a number of papers across the state. In 2005 he wrote the highly acclaimed biography, King Kelley Coleman Kentucky s Greatest Basketball Legend, in 2006, the best selling travel guide Eating Your Way Across Kentucky, and in 2007 its sequel, Eating Your Way Across Kentucky The Recipes.

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In his years of writing for Kentucky Monthly, Gary has shown time and time again that he is a master of finding the treasure that is off the beaten path, those hidden, out-of-the-way gems, and that is evident in Shopping Your Way Across Kentucky --Stephen M. Vest, Publisher & Editor, Kentucky Monthly Magazine

Keep this entertaining guide right next to your road atlas and you ll take home great treasures and fond memories of your travels through the Bluegrass State. --Marcheta Sparrow, Secretary, Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

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