We believe autumn belongs to Appalachia! After enjoying these scenic drives this fall, you'll know why! Little Shepherd Trail- This 38 mile trail carries you along the ridgeline of Pine Mountain connecting 421 near Harlan to 119 near Whitesburg. With Kingdom Come State Park situated along the Read more about Eye Popping Leaf Peeping
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If you love all things autumn, Harlan County can offer you the dreamy fall vibes of your dreams! We've put together a list of 20 things to do to make the most out of fall in Harlan County... -Sip the Season- Stop in at a local coffee shop like Moonbow Tipple Coffee & Sweets in downtown Read more about Harlan County Fall Bucket List
Milder temperatures and a change in the leaves tell us that fall is coming. Autumn in Appalachia is something to behold and definitely something to be celebrated. These festivals will give you a reason to celebrate fall all season long! -The Water Lantern Festival Friday September 2, Read more about Happy Fall-idays!
It's one of our favorite season's here in Harlan County and with the warm summer days setting in, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite ways to spend those days with our favorite little Harlan Countians! Boat at Martins Fork Lake and have fun out on the water!Did you know that Read more about 100 Fun Activities to Do With Kids this Summer in Harlan County
If you’re looking to celebrate your special day in a special place, Harlan County has the unique and breathtaking wedding venues that will make your wedding day unforgettable!-Pine Mountain Settlement School- Pine Mountain Settlement School is an 800 acre campus of pristine mountain beauty. The 109 Read more about Say “I Do” With a View
As we approach the July 4th celebration of our nation's independence, we thought we'd share some information about the Revolutionary Soldier whose name became attached to our county and our city! Silas Harlan was born in in 1753 in the Virginia Colony near what is now Beckley, West Virginia. Read more about Frontiersman, Soldier, Eponym
Are you looking for ways to give your kids a memorable summer in Harlan County? We've collected a list of ways you can fun for free all summer long!-Hit the Beach! Load up the sand toys, sunscreen, and snacks for a day at Martins Fork Lake. Get the kids in the water or build sand castles on the Read more about Free Fun in Harlan County
Listen to concerts! Enjoy the carnival! Buy local products! Eat poisonous plants? The first weekend in June brings thousands of visitors to Downtown Harlan to celebrate an unusual event: the return of poke sallet to the mountains! Poke sallet is recognized by its broad green leaf, magenta stalk, Read more about Concerts! Carnivals! Poisonous Plants?
🚨🚨The Great Harlan County Scavenger Hunt is here!🚨🚨 How well do you know Harlan County? We challenge you to find the location described in the clues and take a selfie at each location. Each photo you submit enters you into a drawing for a $250 grand prize! Some riddles will earn you 2 chances or Read more about The Great Harlan County Scavenger Hunt
Harlan County is a place where people are proud to be from. No matter the time of year, people are excited for a celebration. If you’re looking for something to celebrate, come to any of these events in Harlan! We would also be remiss if we didn’t mention that this not a comprehensive list of events Read more about There’s Always Something to Celebrate in Harlan County!