Hazard, in Eastern Kentucky, is a city that around 4,000 people call home.
Frankfort, the state capital, is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northwest of Hazard, while Lexington is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the northwest.
In Hazard be sure to check out some of the engaging cultural centers and museums, including the Bobby Davis Museum, where families can browse local collections. Savor the quiet atmosphere, ask about any one-off exhibitions, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just admire the echoes of the past.
The ecological parks surrounding Hazard show you the birds, trees and plants which inhabit the local area. To hike around one of the major local natural reserves, drive to Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park.
If you love to shop, amble through the stores and stalls of the Hazard Village Shopping Center. It is a busy area filled with clothes and accessory stores and grocery shops.
Perry Park is one of the most photographed public green spaces around the city. Bring a picnic, pull out your sketch pad, or just listen to the birdsong. This park is the perfect place to unwind.
Enjoy the manicured greens and fairways at Hazard Country Club, one of the better courses in the Hazard area. Grab your lucky seven iron, and try to beat the course average, then enjoy sharing stories with fellow golf fanatics in the clubhouse bar.