Located in the heart of Pikeville’s downtown historic district in Pike County, Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery is eastern Kentucky’s newest and most exciting attraction. Dueling Barrels offers more than just the taste of bourbon, beer and moonshine. Group travelers can take in an authentic Appalachian cultural experience that culminates in the charming Pearse’s Place, a taproom built in honor of founder Dr. Pearse Lyons.

Centrally located in feud country, Dueling Barrels is the perfect compliment to Pike County’s popular Hatfields and McCoys Historic Tour. The Hat­fields and McCoys Historic Tour gives group travelers a firsthand look into “the world’s most famous feud,” featuring authentic artifacts such as bullets ­fired in the New Year’s Eve attack in 1888, to feudists grave sites, the Randall McCoy Well and the Hog Trial Cabin.

Country Music Highway U.S. 23 travels through beautiful eastern Kentucky. Along this legendary highway is a wealth of interesting sites to explore. Visit Butcher Hollow, the birthplace of the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” Loretta Lynn and her kid sister Crystal Gayle. No Country Music Highway tour is complete without a trip to the Country Music Highway Museum or a tour of the Mountain Homeplace, an 1850s Appalachian working farm that offers hands-on demonstrations.

Pikeville is the central hub of Eastern Kentucky, and is motorcoach ready with a variety of popular lodging accommodations, such as the Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Landmark Inn and Holiday Inn, among many others.

Visitors will enjoy an outstanding dining atmosphere in the mountains of eastern Kentucky, with meals that feature fresh, home-grown local ingredients with an Appalachian twist. For a unique cultural experience, with entertainment and outdoor adventure, plan your eastern Kentucky getaway today in Pike County.

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