Downtown Ashland

Ashland has a bustling downtown with Winchester Ave as its spine that combines historic architecture with a tonne of independently owned stores and eateries.

Central Park

Central Park in Ashland was donated to the city by the Kentucky Iron, Coal and Manufacturing Company in 1900 and is located at the base of a forested ridge close to the city's centre.

Paramount Arts Center

The sign and marquee for this significant performing arts venue can be seen for several blocks along Winchester Ave.

 Highlands Museum & Discovery Center

This eclectic downtown attraction combines several separate museums into one.

Port of Ashland

The name of this riverfront park honours the time when Ashland's livelihood depended on the river.

Historic Walking Tour

The Historic Walking Tour, which is ideal for smartphones, makes 30 stops and travels from Central Park to the Paramount Arts Center.

Poage Landing Days

The annual Ashland Homecoming Festival takes place over three days along Winchester Avenue downtown on the third weekend in September.

Camayo Arcade

The Camayo Arcade was Kentucky's first indoor retail centre when it opened in 1926.

Ashland Town Center

Ashland features an enclosed mall to the northwest of the city centre that opened in 1989 and still maintains more than 70 tenants.

The Charles and Betty Russell Park Hiking Trail

This 2.5-mile-long, sparsely used network of trails runs along the forested hill that rises behind the city.