12 Small Towns In Rural Kentucky That are Downright Delightful

When non-Kentuckians think of our state, they might first think of big cities like Louisville or Lexington. Maybe they’ve heard of smaller, but still fairly well-known towns like Paducah, Owensboro, Bowling Green, or Frankfort. However, some of the most charming places to visit are small towns located out in the rural parts of the state. Here are 12 Kentucky towns that are downright delightful.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

All of these small Kentucky towns are guaranteed to charm you, but we know there are more towns that just as delightful. Let us know what your favorite small Kentucky town is in the comments.