The Little Known Mountain Town In Kentucky That’s Straight Out Of A Dream

Many who don’t know Kentucky well may be surprised to know that the Bluegrass State is home to some of the most beautiful mountain views in the region. We’ve discussed the mountains in Eastern Kentucky quite a bit, but tucked inside these picturesque peaks are plenty of history and charming towns that may just have the most natural beauty in the state. One such town is extremely close to the Virginia/West Virginia borders, but we’re lucky enough to call it our own. Phelps, Kentucky is the little-known mountain town that is straight out of a dream.

Follow along as we tour this area through beautiful photos provided by Steven Miller.

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Phelps is one of many mountain towns in the state that may only have a few residents, but hold a big place in the heart of Kentuckians. Have you traveled through this beautiful area? What’s your favorite mountain town in Kentucky? Let us know in the comments!

For more information on Phelps and Pike County, visit the county’s website here.

If you enjoy these nature pictures of Kentucky, make sure to visit our Facebook group, Kentucky Nature Lovers, to see more awesome shots and share your own!

And for more mountain adventure in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.