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See KY: Just as Daniel Boone did, adventurers flock to state’s eastern highlands south region

Cumberland Falls is just one of the highlights found in Daniel Boone’s former stomping grounds in Kentucky’s Eastern Highlands South region (Stateparks.com Photo)   Mountains, forests, ancient stone arches, raw beauty.   This is exactly the place one would expect to find pioneer and coal-mining history alongside outdoor adventures like whitewater rafting, rock climbing, zip lining, hiking,...

See KY: Find your way to Morehead and find plenty of adventure from lakes to outer space

Cave Run Lake (Photo from Ky Tourism)   By Kathy Witt Special to KyForward   Find your way to Morehead, an Eastern Kentucky town tucked within Daniel Boone National Forest, and you’ll find plenty of adventure.   Fun-filled activities abound like hiking, mountain biking, boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing, swimming, camping, fishing – whew! – and even the latest craze...

See KY: History, hospitality and good eats await in Harrodsburg and Mercer County

Old Fort Harrod State Park (Photo from Kentuckytourism.com)   By Marty Rosen Special to KyForward   On a sunny autumn day – when the Kentucky air is as crisp as a ripe apple and children are scampering around the grounds of Old Fort Harrod State Park – it’s hard to fathom that Harrodsburg (then called Harrodstown) was once the only, fragile English-speaking outpost to be found in the...