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London to host Spring Clean Up Day April 2 Now that we’ve emerged from the deep freeze, City of London Tourism is asking for volunteers on Saturday, April 2 to help make the city look the best it can and to provide a clean place for residents and...

As we close out the year of 2021, we look back on all the great moments that we have shared together. London has continued to exponentially blossom into one of the best tourist destinations for southeastern Kentucky.  With the additions of new businesses, restaurants, and...

Download the Driving Tour Map! We are excited to release the 2021 Lights Around London Christmas Light Driving Tour! This event will run from December 4th – 31st, 2021. All voting proceeds will benefit the Laurel County Shop with a Cop nonprofit organization. Over 50 homes...

Celebrate Christmas full of Cheer and Joy   Mistletoe Market Saturday, November 27 9am-4m Mistletoe Market presented by London Downtown the FIRST EVER Mistletoe Market! Experience local shopping event will be held at the London Community Center as part of our Small Business Saturday Celebration!     Town Center Park Interactive Christmas...

Kentucky Country Music and London-Laurel County Tourism are happy to announce the second installment of the Heritage Music Series coming to you on November 12 and 19th! Both shows kick off at 7:00pm each night and will bring a Listening Room Experience at the Heritage Hills...

Kentucky Fried Chicken is known worldwide for being "Finger Lickin' Good", but where did that all begin? Located in Corbin, KY, in southern Laurel County, you will find the birthplace of where it all started, with just 11 herbs and spices. The Harlan Sanders Cafe...

Laurel River Lake and in London, Kentucky is well known for their bass fishing. One of the deepest and clearest lakes in all Kentucky, Laurel River Lake supports both warm-water and cold-water species of fish.  This 5,600-acre lake in the southeast part of the Kentucky...

Spring has arrived and your bikes are saying "Take me to The Cycling Capital of Kentucky(R)! London, Kentucky has access to hundreds of miles of roads, gravel, and trails to fit every cyclist's dream. Listed below are just a few hotspots cyclists don't want to...

London, Ky. (February 3, 2021) – London-Laurel County Tourism, along with Forcht Broadcasting’s WFTG The Wolf, and Kentucky Country Music have teamed up to produce an intimate acoustic concert experience, Heritage Music Series. Multiple Kentucky based singer-songwriters will take to the stage the first three...

If you have been driving anywhere, you will have noticed an increase in Jeeps and other 4 x4 vehicles over the past 18 months. The question we often hear is "Why are there so many jeeps owners?" Across the country, outdoor enthusiasts are making their destination...