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RENFRO VALLEY

Region Eastern Kentucky
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606-256-3437
606-256-3437

Renfro Valley is nestled in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains and conveniently located off I-75 at exit 62, just 45 miles south of Lexington.  It is the perfect spot to relax, forget your troubles and  experience small town charm and hospitality. Renfro Valley has been known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital" since 1939 and continues to be one of Kentucky's premier tourist destinations. We invite you to come and enjoy the best in traditional country, bluegrass and gospel music along with special events, festivals and headliner concerts.

Renfro Valley is proud of its rich musical heritage and was honored to be chosen as the site for the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum which was built in 2002.  This state-of-the-art facility honors Kentuckians from all genres of music that have made amazing contributions to the music industry. While music is our number one tourist attraction, there's much more to see and do while in the area. You won't want to miss stopping by the BitterSweet Cabin Village and learn about Appalachian life in Kentucky, or shop in one of our many unique shopping venues including Cox Hardware who's been in downtown on Main Street for over 100 years. Outdoor adventure is always on hand with ATV and off road vehicle trails, or spend a more relaxing day boating on Lake Linville, canoeing on the Rockcastle River or horseback riding through the scenic countryside. 

Be sure to plan to stay a while in one of our campgrounds, motels or bed and breakfasts while enjoying good down home country cooking!

 

GETTING HERE
I-75, exit 62

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