Category - Inspiration Guides

Whether your family prefers fun in the sun, hands-on history lessons or art play, it’s easy to build a Paducah itinerary that all ages will enjoy! Follow this guide to kid-friendly activities and fun things to do in Paducah, Kentucky with your family this summer.

Paducah Railroad Museum

Paducah welcomes families for history, art and outdoor recreation! | Paducah Railroad Museum

Plan a socially distanced wellness retreat in Paducah, Kentucky or keep up with fitness goals while on the road. Enjoy the benefits of ideas for the health-conscious traveler and activities that promote mindfulness, resilience and holistic wellbeing.

Panacea Juicery Paducah

There are many ways to boost immunity, calm and detox your body in Paducah. | Panacea Juicery

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

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

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!

Natural and urban landscapes across Paducah, Kentucky invite you to spend the day (or longer) in the great outdoors! This guide features activities to draw your family outside for learning and recreation, to the best spots for flavorful food and drink or a scenic stay.

Noble Park Paducah

Walk, run, bike, fish or picnic at Bob Noble Park, Paducah's largest city park.

Paducah is beautiful in all seasons, but springtime is especially enchanting with distinctive sights of the season including the longstanding Dogwood Trail tradition! With social distancing mandates in place this spring, we asked locals to find and share the beauty of our community with those unable to travel to experience it firsthand this April.

Paducah Dogwood - Christa Dubrock

Beauty is all around in #PaducahCreativeCity  |  Photo shared by @marychrista66

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