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We all know Kentucky is a pretty cool state. We have impressive state parks, excellent college basketball, the best taste in drinks and we know how to live life with an unbridled spirit. But if you’re looking for a place that is truly unique and has that rare cool-factor that just makes everything about it seem special, then you’re looking for Paducah – a small town along the Ohio River in western Kentucky. Paducah is known as a haven for creative minds, which it is, along with so much more.

Nine Things to Do in Paducah - Southern Kissed

Friday, May 12, 2017 5:00 PM

Paducah is a fun, charming little city that can easily be explored in a couple of days.  You should visit and see why it was named the World’s 7th City of Crafts and Folk Art by UNESCO in 2013.  Below is a list of nine things you can and should do in Paducah.

If you think quilting has become a lost art, then I have some news for you.  Quilting is alive and well, not only in the United States but around the world.  Fortunately for us, we don’t have to pull out our passports in order to view quilts from around the world.  No, all we have to do is head to Paducah, Kentucky to see one of the world’s best collections of modern day quilts at The National Quilt Museum.

When exploring a town, historical site or sprawling farm, it doesn’t get more charming than doing it aboard a classic trolley. Many people have realized this, as Kentucky has several spots where you can hop on a trolley and take a relaxing ride, while taking in the sites. Trolleys are an important part of American history and today they are a timeless way to savor all Kentucky has to offer.

The story of Turnbo Malone - Kentucky Living

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM

A grooming product inside the Hotel Metropolitan, restored as an African-American heritage museum, represents Annie Turnbo Malone. Most won’t recognize her name, but Turnbo Malone was the first African-American woman millionaire in the United States.