Welcome to Paducah!

At the heart of America's inland waterways, you'll find a sophisticated rivertown that inspires. Paducah, Kentucky is a confluence of cultural heritage and creativity where art goes beyond something to appreciate - it's a way of life. A designated UNESCO Creative City, Paducah is gaining acclaim as a destination for those who crave rich, authentic cultural experiences.


Paducah.travel is the official destination resource and your guide to Paducah's distinctively creative culture.  FIND YOUR INSPIRATION HERE >>



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Paducah Ranks! Explore our "not-so-hidden" gems

"Most Beautiful American Main Streets"  Architectural Digest
"Best Places to See Amazing Quilts" USA Today
"Most Popular Attraction in Kentucky"  TripAdvisor
 "America's Most Artistic Towns"  EXPEDIA
"Best Small Towns for Food in the U.S."  Tasting Table
"Boaters' Choice Award"  Marinas.com