• Moonshine, Mountains, & Music Tour

  • Eastern Kentucky - April through November
    Eastern Kentucky is the heart of Appalachia. We will customize your tour with spectacular views, history, music, a little bit of moonshine and lots of entertainment!
    Elk-viewing can be added to your tour during the months of April, September, October and November.

  • Jenny Wiley State Park

    Your accommodations for this tour is located deep in the heart of the Appalachians. The park is accented by the picturesque, 1,100-acre, Dewey Lake. Enjoy a variety of activities, from Broadway shows and hiking trails, to a nine-hole golf course amid mountain vistas.

  • Jenny Wiley Theatre

    The spectacular 600 seat outdoor theatre began their summer schedules of exciting "off-broadway" type shows in 1964.

  • Lake Dewey Pontoon Boat Ride

    Nestled among the mountains, this lake is a favorite for catching largemouth bass, crappie and catfish. You'll enjoy a tranquil ride following lunch.

  • Middle Creek National Battlefield

    Civil War site and meeting of Civil War soldier

  • Samuel May House

    Meet Ms. May - This historic landmark is the oldest brick house in the Big Sandy Valley.  Built in 1817, the Federal style two story house is surrounded by 400 acres of timber and pasture land.

  • East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium

    Outer space comes alive as the GOTO Chronos Star Projector allows visitors to view the most realistic night sky simulation in the world, marveling at the universe’s 8,500 stars.

  • Moonshine Hide-Away & Tour

    Demonstration of the process of how the old timers brewed that famous mountain “white lightin”, directed by some typical mountain shiners who will take up their instruments and sing a couple of Moon Shine songs.  Later there is a BBQ and more music for plenty of foot-stompin’ dancing.

  • Mountain Home Place

    Visitors first view a short documentary narrated by Richard Thomas, aka “John Boy” of this early mountain life. Then characters in period dress present stories of the log house, barn, and blacksmith shop, and of the church and school.

  • U.S. 23 Country Music Highway Museum

    Dedicated to the country music entertainers who were born or lived near U.S. Route 23 in eastern Kentucky.  Entertainers exhibited within the museum include Billy Ray Cyrus, The Judds, Tom T. Hall, Ricky Skaggs, Hylo Brown, Loretta Lynn,, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Keith Whitley, Dwight Yoakam, Patty Loveless, and Gary Stewart.

  • Van Lear Coal Mining Museum

    Located in the building that originally housed the headquarters of the Miller's Creek Division of the Consolidation Coal Company.  Displays include coal mining tools, a restored "company" doctor's office, a post office, a 1950's snack bar, a diorama of the town as it was in the 1930's, the old town jail, and much more. Miners Lunch included.

  • Webb’s Grocery

    Owned by Loretta Lynn’s brother, Herman. Still—a grocery store dating back to 1910. There are souvenir shirts and caps. You can delight on a snack of an RC Cola and a moon pie.

  • Butcher Hollow Home Place

    The 2 mile road to the home place is narrow and winding so we board smaller mini buses and hear the story of Loretta and her sister Crystal. At the House Herman gives a first-hand account of his two sisters and details of what it was like living there 60 years ago.

  • Mayo Methodist Church

    This church was built by local coal baron John C.C. Mayo and donated to the Congregation in 1909.  It has massive cut sandstone walls, brilliant Italian made stain glass windows, engineered oak support beams, and a Pichner pipe organ given to Mayo by Andrew Carnegie.

  • Billy Ray’s Restaurant

    This is the favorite place in town to chow-down on pot roast, potatoes, onions, carrots, cole slaw, drink, and desert.

  • Mountain Arts Center

    Whether it’s country, bluegrass, pop, gospel, or symphonic, the 1,000 seat Mountain Arts Center presents spectacular performances of all genre.

  • Prestonsburg Tourism Museum

    Home of the Ranier Racing Collection. This local Family’s racing teams won three Daytona 500’s and a great number of other NASCAR races.  It includes pictures, trophies, and other racing items.  There is a wide assortment of arts and crafts and mountain books.

  • Elk Viewing

    Elk-viewing can be added to your tour during the months of April, September, October and November.