Media Room

From designation as a UNESCO Creative City to recognition among major national media, Paducah continues to draw national attention and global acclaim for destination experiences and quality of life. See a selection of recent destination features, story ideas and local guides below!

Are you working on a piece about Paducah? Contact Liz Hammonds for fact checking and story inspiration!

Media Services & Support

The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau offers media services and support for local, national and international journalists and travel writers as well as meeting and group tour planners. From story ideas to interview coordination to fact-checking, we are here to help you discover Paducah's story.

Browse the media resources below for an overview of the destination, and contact Liz Hammonds for assistance!

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Paducah in the News

Explore the links below to see Paducah's most-recent media features.

Southern Living | The 20 Friendliest Towns In The South 
World Atlas | 6 Underappreciated Towns To Visit In Kentucky
Country Living | Scenic Spots Across the U.S. to Experience the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse 
Southern Living | The 10 Best Places To See The 2024 Solar Eclipse In The South
Restaurant Business | How culinary inspiration and a positive work culture share equal billing at Freight House
Bold Outline | Solar Eclipse 2024: 13 States To Enjoy The Cosmic Adventure
WNKY | Solar eclipse of 2024: here’s where and when to watch
Southern Living | 15 Best Places to Travel in the South This April
USA Today | A list of solar eclipse events across the nation from Texas to Maine
The Lane Report | Exploring Kentucky: X Marks the Spot in Paducah
Style Blueprint | Where to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse in April
Wealth of Geeks | Where To Be In 2024: 27 US Cities for an Epic Eclipse Viewing
Courier Journal | Here's where, when, and for how long you can see the total solar eclipse in Kentucky
Reader's Digest | The Most Charming Small Towns in Every State
Southern Living | The Best Christmas Towns in Kentucky to Visit This Holiday Season
Louisville Public Media | This Louisville organization is planning a total solar eclipse road trip
The Epoch Times | Taking the Kids: Getting Ready for the Next Big Solar Eclipse
The Travel | 10 Unique Hotels in Kentucky You Should Book this Fall
Small Market Meetings | Meet Kentucky's Museums
Good Grit | Passport to Paducah
Wayward Blog | Crafting the Perfect Weekend Tavel Guide for Paducah, Kentucky
Travel2Next | 20 Things to Do in Paducah, KY
NextAvenue | UNESCO'S "Creative Cities" Network Includes 9 in the U.S.
Midwest Living | How You Should Plan Now for the April 2024 Solar Eclipse
Kentucky Today | Paducah Native Wins "Chopped: All-American Showdown"
Southern Living | 16 Best River Towns For Retirement In The South
Forbes | An All-Lesbian Film Festival Returns to Kentucky This Spring
Washington Post | Want to see the total eclipse in 2024? Make your plans now.
US News and World Report | 21 Top Pride Parades and Celebrations in the U.S.
Tasting Table | Top Chef Finalist Sara Bradley's Favorite Bourbons
Forward | Meet the ‘Top Chef’ contestant who made matzo balls famous in KY
Travel + Leisure | This Is Where You Can See the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse
Travel + Leisure | This Arts Destination Is One of the Few UNESCO Creative Cities
Southern Living | The Best Things To Do In Paducah, Kentucky's Creative City
Southern Living | The 50 Best Small Towns in the South 2023
Southern Living | 35 General Stores in the South You Should Visit
MSN | 18 Fun & Phenomenal Things to Do in Paducah KY
MSN | How cool is Kentucky?
Southern Living | The 24 Best Small Towns In The South For A Romantic Getaway
Next Avenue | The 2024 North American Eclipse: A Luminous Travel Event
The Bourbon Review | America's Best Bourbon Bars 2022

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