Danville, Kentucky

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

2 Votes - "Friendliest"
1 Votes - "Most Beautiful"

Description

Kentucky’s birthplace, Danville is a city full of firsts. The town has preserved Constitution Square where the state’s constitution was signed and re-built replica buildings from the time that visitors can tour. Stop by the historic Ephraim McDowell House and The Old Jail to step back in time.

Danville’s rich history includes several educational firsts from the first college and law schools in the West to the first state-funded School for the Deaf and first black home school in the county. Today the town’s the home of Centre College, a leading liberal arts school and host to the previous and upcoming vice presidential debates.

The small town is proud of its locally-owned restaurants, micro-breweries and shops. Start your day at The Hub Coffee Shop and end it at Mermaid’s, with stops at staples like Beer Engine, Red Rooster Café, Burke’s Bakery, Bluegrass Pizza and Pub or Pioneer Playhouse throughout your stay.

Visit in May to attend the annual Lawn Chair Film Festival, September for Eat Drink Danville and Oktoberfest, or November for the Kentucky BBQ Festival and Hogs and Logs Team Triathlon. For more of what’s going on in Danville, check out its reviews.

Beautiful spring flowers, historic buildings and seasonal banners give our town a most beautiful look and feel!
Reviewed by kitkat18
on May 16, 2012
Love Danville! Small town feel but everything you need!
Reviewed by SharonWilliams
on May 16, 2012
Best small town in the Country. Very beautiful and lots of fun things to see!
Reviewed by Gjackson8668
on May 16, 2012
A beautiful college, Centre College, a restored Main Street, a new library, wonderful older homes. All combine to make Danville, most beautiful and nearly perfect.
Reviewed by Ann.young@centre.edu
on May 16, 2012
Danville's main street is so quaint with beautiful trees and shopping. I love driving down mainstreet during the Christmas season with the beautiful lights on all the trees. Centre college is also a huge asset to the charm of Danville. The campus has so many architecturally beautiful buildings.
Reviewed by Leines228
on May 16, 2012
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