- Our list of the best things to do in Paducah, Kentucky, features the top 36 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Paducah, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Paducah, KY , followed by 13 popular activities in nearby cities, including Metropolis, Benton, Gilbertsville and Golconda
The National Quilt Museum serves as the world's largest museum devoted to quilts and fiber-based art. Over 320 works of quilt art are featured as part of the main exhibit, and the institution's educational program helps quilters of any skill level.
Kentucky-made wines are the speciality at Purple Toad Winery, with varieties ranging from sweet to dry. Guests enjoy fruit wines made from blackberries and strawberries and Kentucky-made cheeses. Free tastings are offered. Open Monday through Saturday.
The Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum is a Greek Revival home that was built in 1852. The confederate general's home is part of the Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trail and remains an important part of the state's history.
Whitehaven is a welcome center with its main two story structure built in the second half of the 19th century. It is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The tour includes the entire house, with explanations about all the antiques inside.
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22 miles upstream from the confluence of the Tennessee River with the Ohio, Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
At 206 feet high, Kentucky Dam provides outdoor activities like walking, jogging, and biking. Visitors can sign up for a group tour of the dam to see how it operates, or simply enjoy views of the reservoir from the top.
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9351 U.S. 68 West, Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
Tacky roadside stops are brought back to life with the Historic Apple Valley Roadside Attraction. Unusual folk art is displayed throughout the outdoor garden while the store features over 3,000 historic toys within a working display.