See the impact

Our annual impact reports show you the progress SOAR has made toward reaching our goals. You can download the reports, watch the recaps, and take inspiration from how far Eastern Kentucky has come.

2016 Impact Report

Read the 2016 SOAR Impact Report.

Explore Eastern Kentucky

There’s so much to do and see in the 14,000-square-mile region locals call Daniel Boone country. Whether you prefer to spend time in nature’s playground or enjoy the finer things in life, there are adventures to be had in Eastern Kentucky. It’s a destination worth adding to your travel itinerary.

Get out on the water

You can get your fill of boating, fishing, kayaking, and even wildlife watching on the half a dozen lakes that call Eastern Kentucky home. There’s no better way to enjoy the water than on one of our region’s vast lakes.

Walk the sites

Stroll in famous Kentuckians’ footsteps by following the Country Music Highway, visiting Loretta Lynn’s birthplace, and seeing the notorious Hatfield and McCoy feud sites in Eastern Kentucky.

Hike and camp

Get a taste of unspoiled wilderness, breathtaking views, and the best that hiking has to offer when you visit any one of our region’s state parks. With plenty of spots to camp or bunk, it’s adventure tourism at its finest.

Access attractions

Experience fine dining, shopping, golf courses, spas, and festivals throughout the region. Music, theater, and art are close to home, too, with exceptional venues and talent scattered throughout the region.

Community resources

There are a number of programs and organizations right here in our region that can help those who struggle with finding or keeping a job, starting or furthering their education, or just trying to get healthy.

Free downloadable eBooks

Access thought leadership about our region, for our region, to help our region. Every resource is complementary, so you can download PDFs for free.
Start learning — and doing — today, Eastern Kentucky.

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