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The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Kentucky
April 15, 2015 | 8:45 pm

By Helen Armitage

Scenic, full of Southern charm and rich in history, Kentucky – or the ‘Bluegrass State’ – is home to some of the most beautiful small towns in the country. From the ‘Bourbon Capital of the World’ Bardstown, to arty communities like Paducah and Berea, we round-up 10 of the state’s most charming towns.

Located in the northern reaches of the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest in northeastern Kentucky, Morehead is a lovely, laidback town nestled against the backdrop of the scenic Appalachian Mountain foothills. Boasting plenty of small town charm and a number of attractions from the historical – including the beautiful Morehead State University established in 1887 – to the cosmopolitan, with its antique stores and the nearby CCC Trail Vineyard and Winery, and the cultural with the town’s annual Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, while Morehead’s proximity to the breathtakingly beautiful Cave Run Lakes makes it an ideal base for lovers of nature.

Morehead, KY, USA

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