Pike County Tourism CVB is in the process of planning the construction of a Randolph McCoy Monument. The monument is in the very early stages of development, and ideas for what it will depict are still being sorted through. Continue reading The Randolph McCoy Monument Project
Come and see the sites of the legendary Hatfield-McCoy Feud, located in beautiful Pike County, Kentucky. Each site features a marker telling tragic stories from the feud, serving as a reminder of past mistakes and the price of a grudge. When it comes to fun, recreation and scenic locales, Pike County rivals the finest vacation destinations anywhere. The landscape is surrounded by towering mountains with lush foliage and vegetation that provide spectacular views throughout the year. Enjoy a day out on the water, or an evening at the Artists Collaborative Theatre. Plan your Pike County getaway today, “Where Beauty Abides & Hospitality Flows!”
SMG managed East Kentucky Expo Center announces The Marshall Tucker Band’s “Still Searchin’ For A Rainbow Tour 2015” to perform at the Riverfill Arena on June 13, 2015. Tickets will be on-sale Friday March 6, 2015 at the Appalachian Wireless Box Office which is located off of Huffman Avenue at the East Kentucky Expo Center, all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Pikeville/Pike County is featured on the cover of the 2015 Kentucky Visitor’s Guide, as well as the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2015 Official Highway Map. Approximately 400,000 magazines and 600,000 Official Highway Maps will be produced, giving Pikeville/Pike County tremendous exposure.
“For 3 years, Pike County Tourism CVB has been working to secure this. Why shouldn’t one of Kentucky’s most interesting and beautiful destinations be featured on the cover?” said Pike County Tourism CVB Executive Director Tony K. Tackett.
“These magazines and maps are requested by thousands of tourists each year who visit our state. They are promoted by Kentucky Tourism, and the publicity Pikeville and Pike County will receive from this is incredible,” said Jay Shepherd, Pike County Tourism CVB Marketing Director.
Pike County Tourism CVB, which employs only three people, have been making waves recently in the Kentucky Travel Industry Association, garnering eight State Traverse Awards for marketing excellence. They were also one of only three tourism offices out of the state of Kentucky to be awarded the Judges Choice award.
“Our tourism initiatives are focused on bringing people from outside our region into our community; to stay in our hotels, eat at our restaurants and visit our historical Hatfield McCoy Feud sites, and to enjoy the wealth of outdoor activity, arts and music that our region offers.” said Pike County Tourism CVB Chairlady Debra Huffman. “By accomplishing this project, we show the world what beautiful Eastern Kentucky has to offer.”