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With great sights and sounds, Prestonsburg, KY is a destination you don’t want to miss.
The city is home to The Mountain Arts Center, Kentucky Opry and Jenny Wiley Theatre and located along the Route 23 Country Music Highway. Tour Loretta Lynn’s Home Place in Van Lear to see where the country music icon started. With a variety of talent, there are shows for everyone’s interests.
In addition, enjoy the serene beauty of the mountains year-round at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. Picturesque Dewey Lake provides the perfect place for watersports and pontoon rentals, and you’ll enjoy its newest attraction, The Moonshine Hideaway Tour. Or take part in an Elk Watching adventure! For a science experience out of this world, visit the East Kentucky Science Center & Planetarium.
Enjoy many fine places to lodge, eat and enjoy the great hospitality. Call us for detailed information at 800-844-4704 or visit www.prestonsburgky.org.
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Savor the Flavors Lexington’s Bluegrass Region
Savor the flavors of the Bluegrass with a tour of Kentucky Bourbon distilleries, a tasting at one of many beautiful wineries, or a sampling of local cuisine—from spoonbread to burgoo!
Shop for unique, handcrafted gifts at the region’s art galleries, or discover your own treasures in antique shops and world-class boutiques. Berea’s local artisans offer hands-on learning experiences for visitors looking to create their own masterpiece.
Commemorate the legacy of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War at forts, battlefields, civil war tours, and historic homes. From Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill’s living history to the reenactment at the Battle of Perryville this fall, the region’s history and heritage leaves a lasting legacy.
Play outdoors on hiking & bicycle trails, scenic byways, and lakes and rivers throughout the region. For an authentic “horse country” experience, try horseback riding or a tour at the Kentucky Horse Park!
Lexington, Kentucky is a true Southern city, known for its stunning landscapes, championship horses and a culture rich in Bluegrass tradition. Lexington resounds with emerging artists, world-class events and eclectic dining. Known as the Horse Capital of the World, you can meet past Kentucky Derby champions or maybe even catch a glimpse of a future winner on the world’s most famous horse farms and racetracks. Beyond its rich equine heritage, Lexington boasts the perfect place to begin your exploration of the birthplace of Bourbon, America’s only native spirit. Come see why Southern Starts Here.
For more information, call the Lexington CVB at 1-800-845-3959 or visit www.visitlex.com.
Lexington CVB 301 East Vine Street Lexington, KY 40507 800-845-3959 www.visitlex.com
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Follow the Country Music Highway “Road to Fame” to Prestonburg, Kentucky
The attractions in Prestonsburg can suit the travel thirst for all ages. The diverse and fun places to visit range from water recreation, music entertainment, elk watching, harness racing, craft shopping, golf, and all kinds of special events.
Speaking of thirst, have you ever wondered why so many national artists hail from right here in Eastern Kentucky? Well, we think it’s in the water! So, beginning in 2012 our US 23 Country Music Highway “Road to Fame” talent search contests will be searching for the next Loretta Lynn, or Ricky Skaggs, or even Dwight Yoakum. Competitions begin soon, with the grand finale June 16 at the Mountain Arts Center. Go to www.cmhroadtofame.com for details.
Enjoy the fine places to lodge and eat and enjoy the great hospitality. Call us for detailed information at 800-844-4704 or visit www.prestonsburgky.org.