Berea is a small city in Madison County, Kentucky. It is a thriving community with rich historical and cultural identity that is very evidently depicted nowadays. That’s why Berea is also known as the Folk Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky! It could be said that can turn into a very appealing destination for those visitors looking for a weekend escape destination surrounded by serene and beautiful natural landscape, where they can relax, experience an amalgam of cultures and art, socialize with open-minded and cheerful locals. Here, you will have the rare opportunity to visit more than 40 great arts and crafts local shops, excellent chocolateries and restaurants, jewelry shops, and fabulous art galleries. Major Berea attractions include Berea College (the first interracial college in South US, founded in 1855), Berea Pinnacles, Union Church, Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Indian Fort Theater, and Berea Arena Theater. Regarding budget accommodation, most of the and nearby Berea offer rooms for less than $70 per night.