Situated along the Interstate-75 Highway and the Hal Rogers Parkway, Laurel County in Kentucky is a handy stopover for road travelers in the region. Its county seat is London, and if you are in the market for a new property you will find a range to choose from here and in locations like East Bernstadt, North Corbin and others. Although not commonly known, Laurel County is the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken - more precisely, in Corbin - and consequently, hosts a four-day World Chicken Festival each year!
Laurel boasts of many other recreation activities; indeed, it is called the "Cycling County of Kentucky" with its perennial backpack off-road cycling tours, mountain bike races, and motorcycle riding events at the Daniel Boone Motocross Park. Also noteworthy is the London-Laurel Optimist Sports Complex for trade, car, and boat shows, competitions, many sporting events and even concerts. Relatedly, the Laurel Wellness Park has two and a half miles of single track mountain bike trails and a mile and a half long hiking trail, and it also features a skate park. Additionally, equestrian enthusiasts will enjoy Hillview Stables where Tennessee Walking Horses are bred and trained as well as the parties given.
If hungry while in London, try Big Bob's Burgers, Shiloh Express for carry-out ribs, seafood, and burgers, or one of many fast food national chains such as Wendy's and McDonald's. In fact, all of the County's cities feature quick bite eateries. For fine dining, go to Gondolier for Italian cuisine, El Dorado for Mexican fare, or a few others in London.
The cost of living in Laurel County is significantly lower than the U.S. average making it a great place to buy a home. When ready to make that move, NewHomeSource provides you with filtering tools and live chat options to offer the broadest selection of available new homes for sale in Laurel County. The new construction floor plans are obtainable in various styles, sizes and price ranges, and they are energy efficient with modern building technology that guarantees their lasting durability and your strong security.