Fall Is The Perfect Time To Visit This Historic Mountain Town In Kentucky
Located in the northern reaches of the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest, Morehead, Kentucky, is a laid-back little mountain town that’s peak Bluegrass charm. With an abundance of natural beauty and small-town charm, Morehead makes for a picture-perfect day trip in Kentucky — especially during the height of fall foliage season!
Have you visited this mountain town in Kentucky before? If so, we’d love to hear about your experience in lovely Morehead, Kentucky!
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In addition to Morehead, what's another charming small town to visit during fall in Kentucky?
There's nothing quite like fall in Kentucky, and this season is even sweeter in our state's charming small towns. The Bluegrass is blessed with some of the best fall foliage in the country; our crisp nights and warm days conspiring to create the most awe-inspiring spectacle of autumnal colors! And in Harrison County, Cynthiana is an impossibly charming treasure of a town that’s proudly home to some of the best fall foliage in Kentucky. This charming town of around 6,200 is peak "small town" vibes, with a delightful Main Street district, proud local businesses, and scenic beauty. But what this Northern Kentucky town truly prides itself for is its fall foliage. From its cheeky skeletons welcoming visitors downtown in September and October (the town has ties to "The Walking Dead" TV series, in fact!) to its city-wide autumn decorating contests, Cynthiana might just be the most "fall" town in Kentucky. (Don't tell Morehead!) If you've yet to experience fall in Cynthiana, Kentucky, it's high time you did.
What are some fun fall festivals in Kentucky?
There's nothing like a good, old-fashioned fall festival, and the Bluegrass really does shine in this department. From the classic festivals at farms like County Pumpkins and Neltner Farm to the dazzling Jack O'Lantern Spectacular in Louisville, to the only-in-Kentucky fall fests like the Bourbon Festival, the World Chicken Festival, and the Woolly Worm Festival, you'd be hard-pressed to find a state that does fall festivals better than Kentucky!