- 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
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Yaya's Island Nashville MoreLess Info
Island-themed indoor playground features an inflatable bounce house, treehouse play space, arcade, and snack bar
96% 559 votes
215 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42001 MoreLess Info
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.
97% 506 votes
Water St./Jefferson St. to Washington St., Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
Painted during a 5 years period on the town's floodwalls, the Floodwall Murals are an easy way of finding out the town's history while taking a walk.
91% 70 votes
4275 old us highway 45S, Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
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.
92% 86 votes
2801 Park Ave, Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
Spread on 135 acres and with a small lake on the grounds, with a small island in it, Bob noble Park also includes the usual amenities, such as playgrounds, an amphitheater, picnic areas, and trails.
86% 43 votes
631 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
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.
90% 103 votes
Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
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.
93% 27 votes
Noble Park along Park Ave, Paducah, KY MoreLess Info
The awe inspiring Wacinton Sculpture is located in Paducha, KY. The 56,000 lbs. red oak was chiseled by Peter Toth in 1985, to commemorate the Chickasaw Indians who resided in the area until the Jackson purchase.
88% 64 votes
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.
89% 71 votes
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.
86% 58 votes
117 South Water Street, Paducah, KY 42001 MoreLess Info
The River Heritage Museum displays exhibits artifacts concerning the area and the river, which include ship models, hands-on models, photographs and a professional boating simulator.