Located just south of Lexington, KY, ​Berea is home to a thriving population of weavers, instrument makers, furniture artisans, jewelry designers, glass workers, potters, painters, sculptors and musicians. The story of Berea’s artisan community is interwoven with the historic Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Berea has a longstanding tradition of diversity, social justice, environmental responsibility and community service. Both college and town are committed to the practice of sustainability and conservation.

​Take a beautiful hike through the nature preserve area dedicated to former Berea College President, John B. Stephenson. read more >
Originally written and published by Little Miss Bike Tour Why artsy craftsy Berea is where to rest and explore in central Kentucky I’ve been traveling on bicycle through Kentucky for about a week now. I know what to expect on these rural highways. There are more unbridled dogs than unbridled spirit. There are more Baptist churches, dry counties, dairy... read more >