- 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
Produced every January, Campus Lights is an annual student-run production at Murray State University that performs musical theater. Some of their works include The Music Man, Anything Goes and Beauty and the Beast.
Located on the campus of Murray State University, the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery is an art gallery displaying a number of different works. The gallery is host to a number of different unique exhibitions throughout the year.
Lovett Auditorium has hosted world-renouned performers, artists and speakers including Dave Matthews, The Yard Birds, David Letterman and Conway Twitty. The Auditorium has also featured Broadway Shows, symphony concerts, opera, dance recitals and nationally known speakers.
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North 16th Street and University Drive, Murray, KY MoreLess Info
Housed in the first permanent building constructed on the Murray State University campus, the Wrather West Kentucky Museum highlights the history of West Kentucky and the Jackson Purchase. Changing exhibits are also offered which cover this past era.
The Arboretum at Murray State has a fully accessible horticultural display, public garden, and educational center. Two miles of paths offer visitors a relaxing walk and viewing of diverse plant life in open woodlands, savanna, prairie, forest, and wetlands.
An indoor miniature golf course lit by black lights, Treasure Golf features 18 holes of golf, each with its own distinctive layout, obstacles, and challenges. The course also features the Cove Cafe, which features a full menu.
Murray Calloway Parks & Recreation provides opportunities in leisure and recreational activities in safe and educational environments. They conserve natural resources and offer a range of recreational activities including soccer fields, disc golf, picnic shelters and playgrounds.
97% 259 votes
50 Highway 145 S, Harrisburg, IL MoreLess Info
In the Garden of the Gods there are plenty of trails, as well as 12 campsites with picnic areas.