Berea’s scenic campus is situated in the foothills of the Appalachians, where the Bluegrass meets the Mountains. Known as the Craft Capital of Kentucky, we are surrounded by the working studios of some of the finest artisans in the region.

The City of Berea is the home to

  • The Kentucky Artisan Center
  • Several Annual Craft Fairs and Festivals
  • Historic Old Town Berea, a vibrant artisan community

We are also surrounded by natural beauty and you are a short drive away from places like

  • Red River Gorge
  • Natural Bridge
  • Cumberland Falls

Finally, short drive north will place you right in the middle of the Horse Capital of the World, where you can visit places like

  • The Kentucky Horse Park
  • Keeneland Race Track
  • Several Horse Farms including Ashford Stud, Home to Triple Crown Winner, American Pharaoh

Or, if racing isn’t your thing, you can visit the birthplace of America’s Native Spirit, Bourbon Whiskey. You can visit distilleries like

  • Woodford Reserve
  • Buffalo Trace
  • Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling