Where to Stay
The Governor’s Inn Bed & Breakfast
What to do
Paramount Arts Center
The mission of the Paramount Arts Center is to inspire, educate and entertain with outstanding performing arts and diverse cultural experiences while preserving a unique historic landmark. The Paramount Theatre, originally designed and built to show motion pictures, has provided an intimate venue for a variety of performances since it first opened in 1931.
Tri-State Escape Room
Tri-State Escape is a live adventure escape game with six challenging breakout room experiences.
Highlands Museum & Discovery Center
History and heritage along with energy and excitement come together on the Country Music Highway at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center. From 6 months to 96 years old, visitors find activity and information that puts the past in perspective and moves the present into the future.
During your visit you’ll step into a nineteenth century classroom and become a student of the 1870’s. Enter a medical world when late night house calls were made on horseback and payment was in chickens. Immerse yourself in the culture of Eastern Kentucky music and visit the Cyrus and Judd families. Create your own music on our Karaoke Korner stage or at Music Quilt, an interactive sound sculpture. Salute those who served during the wars of the twentieth century and see Hitler’s last telephone.
The Discovery Center boasts many areas of interactive exploration, including a special play place for toddlers and a flight simulation station for pilots of all ages. Walk into the Ohio River town of Poage’s Landing and navigate Little Joe, an actual towboat. Role play in the streetscape of a river community. Learn about the natural world around you in the tree house exhibit or rest awhile on the front porch and enjoy games, a puzzle garden and a puppet doghouse.
What to eat
Discover why Smokin J’s Rib and Brewhouse has won 43 national awards for their BBQ! Featuring a plentiful menu, full bar, and live music, bring an appetite and enjoy the best BBQ Boyd County has to offer.
We arelocated on the corner of 15th street and Greenup Avenue, Ashland Kentucky.
Store hours: 8:30a.m.- 9p.m., Tuesday – Friday. Saturday 11a.m.-2p.m.
Family Friend Trip