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 >
We are pleased to announce that the Historic Boone Tavern Hotel has been nominated for the Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards! Hotels & Resorts: 21c Museum Hotel, Louisville and LexingtonHotel CovingtonThe Brown HotelOmni Louisville HotelLexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & SpaMarriott Louisville EastHyatt Regency LouisvilleLyndon House, LexingtonSeelbach Hilton LouisvilleBoone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant, Berea The Sire Hotel Lexington ... read more >