Come visit Prestonsburg, KY.

3 – Visit Prestonsburg

Welcome to Prestonsburg, Kentucky

Situated in North Eastern Kentucky, the Star City has plenty for outdoor enthusiasts and entertainment lovers alike. Prestonsburg, KY boasts wide open spaces with nearby Jenny Wiley State Park and best-in-class restaurants, shopping, and shows. You’ll love getting to know this welcoming town in the heart of Appalachia.


Book a Vrbo or AirBnb for a home-away-from home experience. Or for the more adventurous, set up a tent, camper, or RV at one of our local campgrounds. You can also stay at a cottage or lodge at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.


You’ll find a mountain of flavor with Prestonsburg’s restaurant scene. Grab a coffee at Sugar Magnolia’s or a full breakfast at Billy Ray’s. For lunch or dinner, The Brickhouse is a must. And don’t forget dessert at Faith, Trust, and a Little Dust Bakery.

Good to Know

Boat, fish, or paddle — there’s plenty to do on Dewey Lake in Jenny Wiley State Park, including the annual Levisa Fork Paddlefest.
Hike or bike any number of trails in Sugarcamp Mountain, Jenny Wiley State Park, Garfield Trail, or the Prestonsburg Passage. Make sure to take a photo at the School Bus Bridge!
Take a horseback ride with Star City Stables or on your own over German Bridge.
Make stops on the Country Music Highway, see Civil War battlefields, and walk through the Samuel May House and West Prestonsburg Bridge.
Gaze at the constellations at the East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium. Or catch a show at the Mountain Arts Center or Jenny Wiley Amphitheater.

Prestonsburg is waiting for you.

Take a week or a long weekend and come visit Prestonsburg, KY in beautiful Northeastern Kentucky.
There’s always something to do and see all year long!

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