Looking for a taste of the West in the Southeast? Prestonsburg is the perfect mountain destination for those looking for fresh tours that deliver big experiences. While Kentucky is often associated with bourbon and horses, head east and discover a world of mountains, moonshine, music, and magical creatures.The region of Prestonsburg is home to the second largest elk population in America, which your group can witness and learn the calls. Did you know elk often weigh around 700 pounds!These amazing sightings are at their peak during fall foliage.“We believe every client should receive an experience completely unique to their motor coach and one that guests couldn’t have any other way than with a bus tour.That’s what separates group tours from every type of travel planning,” says Prestonsburg Tourism’s Executive Director, Samantha Johnson.While Nashville is often referred to as the birthplace of country music, Eastern Kentucky is the birthplace of country music legends. With iconic names like Loretta Lynn, Chris Stapleton, The Judds, and more all hailing from the hills and hollers along U.S. 23, the corridor became known as the Country Music Highway. Here, groups tour Loretta Lynn’s famous original Butcher Holler cabin.Then, guests will be mesmerized by a private tour and performance at the Mountain Arts Center, where Loretta performed to sold-out crowds. In Prestonsburg, it’s about seeing, feeling, being, and understanding.While rich in music and history, some may be surprised to learn that Prestonsburg is home to one of the World’s most technologically advanced planetariums. Although,nothing really beats sky gazing in the mountains.The Jenny Wiley State Resort Park offers a wide variety of outdoor explorations, including elk viewing tours, nature hikes,and pontoon rides around Dewey Lake with Park Naturalists. Prestonsburg attractions are truly remarkable, but it is the locals that have guests falling in love and ready to return again and again.That is established with the free local-stepon guide that remains with your group from arrival to departure. Re-enactors, historians,and entertainers bring every stop to life. Just ask Uncle Shine during Prestonsburg’s staple MoonshineTour!