Fall in Love with Cynthiana
#1 Fall Destination in Kentucky
Cynthiana/Harrison County- A Small Town Escape for Your Soul
Fall is the perfect destination to revel in all of the glories that autumn entails with its seasoned crisp air in your lungs, and stunning, colorful scenery in your views. With the local airbnbs, a multitude of ‘mom and pop’ shops & boutiques, many provided outdoor scenic opportunities, and eateries galore, visiting Cynthiana is a fall ‘Must Do’ for everyone, local and from afar.
With our rich civil war history, our gorgeous nature views, having one of the most haunted buildings in the state of Kentucky (Rohs Theatre), being the start location of a massive zombie apocalypse (The Walking Dead), & our overall small-town sense of togetherness, we believe that Cynthiana is the absolute best ‘Fall Destination’ there is for a small town escape for your soul. We know that you will "Fall in Love with Cynthiana" once you experience her beauty and unique atmosphere.
Fall in Love with Cynthiana Campaign
A Cynthiana Main Street Program Initiative
Our small businesses are at the heart of our community and the last few months have been very challenging and full of uncertainty. It is more important now than ever before to support these businesses. The Fall in Love with Cynthiana shopping campaign creates the opportunity for shoppers to plan their own day with family and friends. We welcome you to shop and dine safely in one of our locally owned businesses. Proceeds benefit the Cynthiana Main Street program and Downtown Restroom Facility.
For $30.00, shoppers will receive a Fall in Love with Cynthiana t-shirt and shopping passport. The passport includes special offers from more than 20 locally owned downtown businesses. These offers can be redeemed any time before October 31st. Each offer is good for one use per passport holder
Cynthiana Fall Bucket List
Want to be a true Cynthianian? Check out our Fall Bucket List!
Take a Hike at Quiet Trails Nature Preserve
Quiet Trails is beautiful all year long but even more so in the fall. The 1.5 mile trail leads down to the scenic Licking River. You may even see deer or turkey on your hike! There is a picnic shelter near the river and a bird observation hut along the trails.
Attend a ghost walk, beyond the bricks or history and headstones tour
Nothing screams fall more than guided tours of the haunting tales and folklore of Cynthiana itself. Relive the history and hear Cynthiana's past come alive.
Canoe or Kayak the Scenic Licking River
The fall foliage is gorgeous along the beds of the Licking River. Grab your canoe/kayak and spend the day paddling the south/middle fork of the Licking River. The river is also great for fishing!
Take a scenic drive of Harrison County's Fall Foliage
Cynthiana is the number one fall destination in Kentucky for a reason. Open the windows, turn up the music and take a relaxing drive through the country side and take in all Cynthiana and Harrison County have to offer.
Try all the local fall flavors with the Fall Food Tour
Cynthiana eateries are full of fall flavor. Check out the guide and try everything our small town has to offer.
Picnic under the trees at Flat Run Veterans Park
Flat Run Veterans Park is a great place for the whole family. There is a family playground, paved walking trails, trees to hang your hammocks from and places to picnic under the trees.
Take photos with the fall decor and skeletons around town
There are over thirty skeletons downtown alone, can you find them all? There are lots of instagrammable moments right downtown.
Visit a Haunted House
Cynthiana has two great Haunted Houses. One located at Galactic Alley Bowling Center and one in the basement of JJ's/Ernies Sports Bar. You can find more information under our events tab.