Downtown Paducah is a treasure trove for bird watching. You just have to know where to look!
Start your bird watching at the riverfront.
Go for a spin through Midtown with a Paducah Ambassador Certified Tour Guide! Allow historically significant points of interest and the newest local experiences to pique your interest in this notable Paducah neighborhood.
Walk the wall or drive the neighborhoods to uncover Paducah's greatest stories.
What started as a way to honor the accomplishments of Paducahans during Black History Month has evolved into a colorful creative experience. The West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC) Student Art & Design Club invites you to discover the legacy of African Americans who have and continue to define Paducah!
The Defining Paducah display debuted in Historic Downtown Paducah.
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 welcomes families for history, art and outdoor recreation! | Paducah Railroad Museum
Satisfy your sweet tooth at these local places that specialize in sensational sweets — available only in Paducah, Kentucky! From edible cookie dough to cupcakes and milkshakes and macarons, any dessert lover will delight in the decadent options in Paducah.
Indulge in cupcakes, cookies, ice cream and more! | Cass Sweets & Eats
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!
Eat and drink your way across Paducah at bars and restaurants. | Cynthia's Ristorante
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!
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!
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!
Where will you go next in Paducah, Kentucky? Find inspiration here!
There are many ways to extend your stay in Paducah with a road trip in western Kentucky and southern Illinois. Add these acclaimed attractions to your itinerary and discover things to do around Paducah – all within an hour's drive or less!
Super adventures await in Paducah, Metropolis and beyond! | Greater Metropolis CVB