Laurel County offers its residents an endless list of adventures to participate in. You can freely cycle your bike, enjoy a boat ride on the gracious waters of the Laurel River Lake, or go for a hike in the Daniel Boone National Forest. There are also exciting special events that you can always attend, such as treasure hunts and the annual World Chicken Festival. The county is conveniently located along the Interstate-75 Highway and the Hal Rogers Parkway, making it an excellent stop-over location. It also serves as a perfect base as it’s just a short drive to many of Kentucky’s popular attractions.
This beautiful county is home to London City, North Corbin and East Bernstadt. Summers in the county are sunny while its winters are cold with a few mild periods. During those hot summers you can enroll at the Crooked Creek Golf for memorable golfing experiences. You can also visit the London Country Club, a premium private country club, that in additional to golfing features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a clubhouse and lighted tennis facilities. If you enjoy hunting or you’re interested in it, you can go to the Cane Creek WMA or the Full Draw 3D Archery Range during hunting seasons.
This county isn’t coined “the cycling county of Kentucky” for nothing! There are numerous biking events all year round from mountain bike races to backpack off-road cycling tours. You can also participate in motorcycle riding events at the Daniel Boone Moto-cross Park or go for canoeing and kayaking in Rockcastle River, Wood Creek Lake or Cumberland River. If you prefer more subtle sports, you can visit the Laurel County Fairgrounds, which regularly holds church league tournaments and other outdoor events. Take a trip to the London-Laurel Optimist Sports Complex for competitions, car and boat shows, trade shows, concerts and many sporting events. Love horses? Visit the Hillview Stables and see how the Tennessee Walking Horses are bred, raised and trained. Party events are also regularly held here.
The Laurel County School District has high-standard elementary schools, middle schools and high schools that you can entrust with providing high-quality education to your children. There are also several institutions of higher learning to choose from, such as the University of Kentucky and the Somerset Community College. To crown it all, the crime rates in the county are very low.
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