As one of the world's UNESCO Creative Cities, Paducah, Kentucky celebrates the art of quilting and the contemporary quilt artist year-round! In honor of the National Quilt Museum's 30th anniversary, CEO Frank Bennett reflects on the museum's mission and exhibition schedule for 2021.

National Quilt Museum Paducah

The 2021 in-facility exhibit schedule features 14 exhibits that will inspire and amaze!​

According to Travel + Leisure's 10 Best Places to Travel in February, "The small town atmosphere of Paducah, Kentucky would make a pleasant getaway, and its vintage architecture, natural beauty, and art might surprise first time visitors." Preview top ideas for winter activities in Paducah, and start planning your wintertime escape to celebrate Mardi Gras, Valentine's Day and more special events!

Cynthia's Ristorante

Eat and drink your way across Paducah at bars and restaurants. | Cynthia's Ristorante

Paducah's “Wall to Wall” Floodwall Murals play an inspiring role within Paducah's artistic landscape and the local experience. As the celebration of its 25th anniversary comes to a close, Ro Morse with the Paducah Murals Advisory Board shares her perspective on the past, present and future of this public art project and its evolution from an inventive idea to a top attraction!

Paducah Wall to Wall

Paducah's floodwall presents an outdoor art gallery meets self-guided history tour. 

With dining rooms currently closed for indoor dining, Paducah restaurants continue offering carryout and delivery options. Get food and drink to go while supporting the many eateries, bakeries, bars, coffee shops and breweries that define the local flavor of Paducah, Kentucky!

Freight House Carryout

Support local restaurants and enjoy dining experiences packaged perfectly to go. | Photo: freight house

Every river has a story, and Paducah, Kentucky preserves and honors this important heritage as the hub of America's inland waterway system. Preview unexpected elements of river history, science and transportation waiting to be discovered at River Discovery Center with Julie Harris, Executive Director!

Paducah Wall to Wall

From Paducah "Wall to Wall" to River Discovery Center, history unfolds on Water Street.

Now is the time to fall for Paducah, Kentucky as autumn foliage approaches its peak. Be inspired by local history and gardening enthusiast, Dick Holland, to take a leaf-peeping tree tour of our beautiful river city, by car or on foot!

Downtown Paducah Fall

Embark on a tree tour of our beautiful river city this fall! | Photo: Paducah Life Magazine

From awe-inspiring natural features like the Paducah Riverfront to one-of-a-kind experiences, landmarks and small businesses, there's so much to explore in our own backyard. When you're ready, we have a few ideas on places to go whether you're looking to explore Paducah "like a local" or be a tourist in your own town!

Let's Go There Paducah

Where will you go next in Paducah, Kentucky? Find inspiration here!

From homegrown to handcrafted, the Paducah Farmers’ Market introduces the rich agricultural and artistic traditions of Paducah, Kentucky and the Four Rivers Region. Meet Market Manager Molly Johnson for a behind-the-scenes look at this agritourism experience!

Peaches

Savor local flavor at the Paducah Homegrown Farmers' Market and new Mid-Week Market​.

Betty Dobson brings the story of Ms. Maggie Steed and Paducah's historic Hotel Metropolitan to life. Betty shares her #PaducahCreativeCity Story and an inspiring introduction to the heritage of the Uppertown neighborhood and the spirit of the Black community in Paducah, Kentucky ahead of the Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration!

Ms. Maggie's Memories - Hotel Metropolitan

Betty Dobson shares Ms. Maggie's Memories with guests at the Hotel Metropolitan.

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