Ashland, in Northern Kentucky, is a city of some 22,000 residents.
The city is located approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) from the state capital of Kentucky, Frankfort and about 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Lexington.
To stock up on supplies or enjoy a light meal, set out to visit Ashland Town Center or KYOVA Tri-State Mall. Enjoy the atmosphere and wander through the stores at these popular attractions.
Rest a while and enjoy the sunshine in tranquil places such as Central Park and Armco Park. Read a book or newspaper, take in the scenery or simply soak up the sun at these two green spaces in Ashland.
One of the most popular places to tee off around Ashland is Sandy Creek Golf Course. Hire a set of clubs from the pro shop and hit the fairways, then finish the day in the clubhouse by enjoying a light meal with golf-obsessed locals.
One of the most photographed monuments and heritage buildings in the area is the Camayo Arcade. This atmospheric place gives tourists the chance to understand an important time in human history. History buffs will love visiting this site and also other preserved old buildings for an understanding of the people and events that shaped this area.
For a true taste of Ashland culture, head to the Paramount Arts Center, one of the area’s most popular concert venues. Before showtime, why not sit down to a light meal at one of the local eateries.
The Highlands Museum and Discovery Center is the perfect treat for lovers of learning in Ashland. Enjoy the quiet atmosphere, ask the friendly staff about any one-off exhibitions, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just explore the relics of the past.
If you are interested in art, culture and history visit the Pendleton Art Center, one of the most popular museums in Ashland. Wander the halls and try the interactive exhibits.
The natural parks in the vicinity of Ashland give visitors an insight into the species of flora and fauna that exist in the region. To hike around one of the most visited local conservation preserves, drive to Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.