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Welcome to the Rhythm & Rides of Rockcastle County, KY

Feel the RHYTHM of the beat with the BEST in country, bluegrass and gospel music all performed LIVE on stage at historic RENFRO VALLEY. Another MUST SEE, is the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame hosting memorabilia from legendary greats from all genres of music. Take a RIDE on a horse, canoe, kayak or bike while enjoying the scenic beauty of the Rockcastle River and rolling hills. Appalachian history, cave adventure, fishing, golf, down home cooking and quaint shops with friendly folks are also waiting for you!

Conveniently located on I-75, just 45 miles south of Lexington, Mt. Vernon is nestled in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains and is the perfect spot to relax and forget your troubles. We invite you to come and experience our small town charm and hospitality. We guarantee you'll want to come back and bring someone with you so they can experience it too!

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Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County
Tourist Commission
PO Box 1467
2590 Richmond Street
Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
800-252-6685 or 606-256-9814
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Local Weather

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real feel: 44°F
wind speed: 7 mph E
wind gusts: 9 mph
UV-Index: 0

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