Danville, Kentucky


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

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


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.

Danville is full of hidden treasures that you need to see to believe!
Reviewed by JenniferKirchner
on May 16, 2012
Beautiful town any season!
Reviewed by star071302
on May 16, 2012
Danville is a beautiful city loaded with friendly people and happy memories for me.
Reviewed by ReecieRatliff
on May 16, 2012
Danville is the most endearing, charming, and beautiful town I know. There should be no contest for it being named the most beautiful small town!
Reviewed by akaybee
on May 16, 2012
Centre College + Norton Center for the Arts + Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center = Best Small Town... Add Stephen Powell ( a.k.a. Glass God), and Danville is perfect!
Reviewed by Agairing
on May 16, 2012
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