Visit Historic Stearns, Kentucky

Enjoy a memorable train ride into history, visit the museum, play golf or explore the beautiful landscapes!

July 3rd, Stearns, Kentucky

Homecoming 2021

Join Us July 3rd as we celebrate the History of Stearns, KY!

  • Petting Zoo
  • Corn Hole Tournament
  • Craft & Food Vendors
  • Train Departures at 11am & 2:30pm
  • Live Music: Mae Estes
  • Annual Fireworks Show at Dusk

Local Train Rate: $15
Tournament Entry Fee: $20 per team

Pre- Order the Annual Homecoming T-shirt!

$20 - $25

We are excited for this year’s Homecoming event on July 3rd.  A perfect way to commemorate this fun occasion is with this high quality tshirt. Click the button below to preorder for you and your family. When you arrive to Stearns on the 3rd, your shirt will be available for pickup.


Wednesday – Friday: 10 am – 3 pm
Saturday: 10am – 5:30 pm
Sundays 1 pm – 5:30 pm

Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Welcome to the online home of Big South Fork Scenic Railway, in beautiful Stearns, Kentucky!

McCreary County Museum

Located in the heart of Historic Stearns, the McCreary County Museum is housed in the old Stearns Coal and Lumber Company Corporate headquarters, built in 1907.

Stearns Heritage Golf Course

Visit one of the oldest golf courses in Kentucky, rich with history and beautiful to experience.

Contact Us for your visit today!

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