Rockcastle County is known as the Music Capital of Kentucky, with over 80 years of performances at the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, as well as being home of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Whether it is country, bluegrass, blues, or rock, there is something to soothe your soul.
Enjoy the scenic beautfy and relax along the Rockcastle River on a kayak or paddle board. You can also take a boat or fish along the banks of Lake Linville. Nearby is our newly installed Veteran's Park, as well as RV camping, splash pad, and kid's playground area. You can also take a deep dive into the Great Saltpetre Cave or climb new heights to see the beauty of Anglin Falls. Throughout the county are places where you can travel the same path as pioneers took along the Boone Trace and Wilderness Road.
Get your motor running at Rockcastle Motor Speedway, or slow down and eat at one of our many locally owned restaurants for some delicious homecooking. Take home a souvenior of your travels from the gift shop inside our visitor center at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame.
Conveniently located on I-75, just 45 miles south of Lexington, Rockcastle County 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!
Mt. Vernon – Rockcastle County Tourism Commission
Shipping: 2590 Richmond Street | Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
Mailing: PO BOX 1467 | Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
Open Daily 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM