Travel 37 miles southeast from Lexington, Kentucky toward the Appalachian Mountains and you’ll find quaint Clay City. This historical city was founded in 1884 and its traditions and history is preserved at the Red River Historical Society and Museum.
The Gristmill and Old Engine Weekend is held annually to benefit the Historical Society. It features antique tractors and engines, local artisans and craftsmen, and food such as cornbread, bean soup, and homemade pork barbeque.
Just nine miles from Daniel Boone National Forest’s Red River Gorge, this amazing location is a popular destination for residents and tourists. Stone arches, unique rock formations, and sandstone cliffs formed 300 million years ago are the prominent features in the park. The Red River is a National Wild and Scenic River. The park is a National Archaeological District, as well.
Rental apartments in this small Kentucky city give you a peaceful community near beautiful scenery.