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The United States is currently being encouraged to STAY AT  HOME to help reduce the spread of the Corona Virus 19 pandemic. The London Laurel Tourism Commission decided to begin a fun, creative way to engage to community members and potential visitors to London, Kentucky. Board...

News Release: Daniel Boone expands list of recreation sites temporarily shut down WINCHESTER, Ky., April 1, 2020 – In compliance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for social distancing, along with current Kentucky state-governed policies, most developed recreation areas in the Daniel Boone National...

As of Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8:00pm all non-essential businesses in Kentucky will be temporarily closing doors to the public due to the safety precautions to combat COVID-19 outbreak. Beshear said businesses that are exempt of this order include: grocery stores, pharmacies, drug stores, auto...

The Bluegrass State of Kentucky is known for it's Basketball, Fried Chicken, Horses, and Bourbon. We may not know the secret ingredients to Col. Harlan Sanders 11 herbs and spices. But Robinson Stave Mill Cooperage does know the secret behind great bourbon. IT'S THE PEOPLE!...

Jim Scheff of Kentucky Heartwood stood next to a towering hemlock tree in Angel Hollow in the Daniel Boone National Forest in Laurel County. Hemlock trees in other states have been devastated by infestations of the adelgid. Kentucky is trying to prevent the same fate. (photo...

The New Year of 2020 means new sporting adventures in London, Kentucky. We are always adding and upgrading events that make London, Kentucky the a destination for sport enthusiasts. In the year 2020 we have an event calendar for all ages groups. Don't wait for...

When you think of gold medals you may visualize an athlete standing on the top podium for their  event. London-Laurel County applauds Wildcat Mountain Farmstead, a local working dairy farm, who excels in Farmstead Cheesemaking. They offer farm tours, retail store and cheese tastings. Our Story Ronnie...

SHOP NOW It's that time of year when people start shopping for friends and family for the upcoming holidays. Even with the convenience of internet options across the globe, there is still something special about purchasing gifts from local small businesses. Whether you realize it or...

London, Kentucky is known for its beautiful outdoor recreational activities in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Recreation activities like Kayaking, Hiking, and ATV Riding does not stop there as visitors are planning their next adventure!  Tourists, especially Millennials, are now seeking accommodations off the grid...

Big Turtle Trekking Josh Williams has a love for the outdoors so he decided to turn his passion into a profession: Big Turtle Trekking. Discover adventures for a trek along beautiful hiking trails and share the natural treasures hidden in our local sections of the Daniel...