- TripBuzz found 17 things to do with kids in or near London, Kentucky, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville and Renfro Valley.
- From Wood Creek Lake to Tim's Pay Lake, the London area offers 35 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Lake, National & State Parks and Battlefields.
- In honor of Colonel Sanders, London hosts an annual chicken festival that features the world's largest skillet. The city is also known as the 'Cycling Capital of Kentucky' because of London's challenging courses and organized cycling events including a Halloween 'Thriller Ride'. London is just an hour or so from the Daniel Boone National Forest.
The smaller sized Wood Creek Lake is spread over 625 acres and is a very popular fishing site with a tackle and live bait store as well as a boat dock. The lake is even home to the fishing state record for a largemouth bass size.
At Tim's Paylake Fishing, visitors can purchase a variety of fishing equipment, such as rods and reels. It regularly stocks the lake with its own fish and hosts tournaments for visitors to see who can catch the largest fish.
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998 Levi Jackson Mill Road, London, KY 40744 MoreLess Info
Covering 896 acres, the Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park has camping sites, playgrounds, a mini-golf course, and picnic areas. It also features two living museums, the Mountain Life Museum and McHargue's Mill.
A movie theater featuring eight auditoriums, Regency Cinema 8 displays first-run feature films with 3D available for select titles. The theater provides arcade game machines, private event hosting and a concession area with food and drinks.
A historic restaurant, the Harland Sanders Cafe & Museum is the place where the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken developed his secret formula. The museum exhibits KFC memorabilia. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
A movie multiplex, Tri-County Cineplex shows first-run movies with digital video and sound. The theater features stadium seating, high-backed seats that rock, and an extensive selection of food and beverages at the concession stand.