Prestonsburg - We Set the Stage

Visitor Information

Prestonsburg, The Star City of Eastern Kentucky is in the heart of Appalachia. Located on US 23, County Music Highway, a National Scenic Byway, is home to many country music stars including Floyd Countian Dwight Yoakam born just miles from Prestonsburg. Prestonsburg offers Broadway musicals at our amphitheatre, star performers, festivals, juried crafts, horse shows, boating and other water recreational activities, hiking, nature watching adventures, golfing, historical and civil war sites. Browse the sections below, create your own itinerary, and make plans to visit with us for an unforgettable and enjoyable experience.


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Area Information

Some interesting information about Prestonsburg and the Big Sandy Valley


Prestonsburg is close! Major roads and interstates will lead you to the "Star City of Eastern Kentucky."

Weather & Climate

Get the latest forecast for our area, as well as information pertaining to our year-round weather to plan your visit!


Prestonsburg offers many quality choices for lodging during your stay that is within close proximity to our entertainment and recreational venues.

Arts/Crafts & Shopping

Traditional mountain crafts and the work of many local artisans are showcased in speciality shops, art galleries and gift shops in downtown Prestonsburg.


Prestonsburg is home of "country cooking" that Eastern Kentucky is so noted.


A visit to Prestonsburg and our surrounding communities' attractions will meet the most discrimining tourist expectations.

History & Culture

Prestonsburg has many historic & cultural things to offer.


Whether you are looking for water sports, a challenging golf course, a romantic getaway or a vacation spot for the entire family, Prestonsburg has something for everyone.

Ranier Racing Museum

Led by the family patriarch, Harry Rainer, Ranier Racing fielded cats in the NASCAR Winston Cup series for drivers such as Lennie Pond, Buddy Baker, Bobby Allison, Cale Yarborough, and Davey Allison. The Ranier Racing Museum offers a wide variety of memorabillia such as trophies, pictures, and uniforms.

Gas Prices

Lowest gas prices for Paintsville, Pikeville, and Prestonsburg.