Ashland Turns Into A Winter Wonderland Each Year In Kentucky

There are a lot of Kentucky towns that have amazing holiday festivals and definitely know how to do Christmas right. Grand Rivers, Louisville, Lexington, and Newport, to name just a few, are all pretty spectacular and have plenty to do to get into the holiday spirit. However, one town in Kentucky goes all out and celebrates for almost two straight months. That town is Ashland, and it transforms itself into a winter wonderland every year and is arguably the best winter town in Kentucky.

It’s fairly obvious that Ashland is in the running as the best winter town in Kentucky. If you’re looking for places to visit in winter in Kentucky, add this magical town and all of its festivities to your list. And if Ashland is too far of a drive, check out our list of enchanting Christmas towns to find one closer to you.

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Best Winter Town In Kentucky

October 11, 2019

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