Nestled along the south banks of the Ohio River in northeastern Kentucky, the picturesque town of Maysville is one of the state’s best kept secrets. Conveniently located less than an hour from Cincinnati, Maysville offers plenty of small-town charm with easy access to the amenities of metropolitan living.
Meadowview Regional Medical Center, a 100-bed acute care facility that is Joint Commission-accredited, provides medical services to a seven-county area. The hospital is a five-time winner of the 100 Top Hospital award. In 2009, Meadowview completed a $6 million dollar renovation to the Emergency Department. Services include 24-hour ER, six-bed ICU/CCU, and Diagnostic Imaging that includes X-ray, 64-slice CT Scanning, Ultrasound, Radiographic/Fluoroscopic Imaging, Nuclear Medicine and Digital Mammography. Other services include Allergy, Anesthesiology, Cardiac Catheterization, ENT, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, Gastroenterology, Laboratory, Physical Therapy, Podiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Hematology/Oncology, Same-Day Surgery, Pulmonology, Respiratory Therapy, Urology and Sleep Studies.
Founded in the early 1800s as a river town, Maysville is a place filled with history and architectural treasures. The historic downtown area features plenty of opportunities to tour, dine and shop. Maysville is the fastest growing industrial and service center in northeastern Kentucky and the city’s school system consistently ranks in the state’s top 10.
Just south of Maysville is the charming frontier village of Old Washington, a living-history community of log cabins and other buildings dating from the 1700s, as well as shops and museums. Old Washington also offers numerous antique and gift shops, handcrafted silver jewelry, craft shops, custom picture framing and a historic tavern.
Maysville offers plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Many of the outdoor recreation opportunities are centered around the Ohio River. For the ATV, dirt bike and horseback riding enthusiast, there are numerous riding trails overlooking the Ohio River Valley or rolling through the surrounding hills. Riverboat rides on the Ohio River are another popular attraction. The Maysville Mason County Recreation Park offers swimming, tennis, softball leagues, croquet, miniature golf, fishing and more. The Paradise Breeze Family Entertainment Center is a popular swim club. You can enjoy lap swimming in a lap pool or just have a blast coming down either of two tube slides. Other highlights include Tadpole Island, Hidden Treasures Arcade, Strike Three Batting Cage, Thunder Road Go-Kart Track, Rainbow Cafe and Paradise Pavilion.
South of Maysville is the northern terminus of Daniel Boone National Forest includes more than 660,000 acres of mostly rugged terrain with steep forested ridges, narrow ravines and more than 3,400 miles of sandstone cliffs. Over six hundred miles of trails provide a quiet escape to remote places for hikers and horseback riders with winding rivers and gentle streams. The 269-mile Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail extends the entire length of the Daniel Boone National Forest.