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Historic downtown Paducah is home to a variety of shops, museums and restaurants. Photo credit: Angela N Perryman /
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The Transient Boat Dock, located downstream from the heart of historic downtown Paducah, provides space for transient boaters to enjoy Paducah by spending a few hours or spending several nights.
History buffs can enjoy the Discovery Sculpture at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah.
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Life In Paducah, Kentucky


Natural beauty, history and a love of art blend to make Paducah a hidden gem of Kentucky. Located in the Four Rivers Area in western Kentucky, the historic downtown abuts the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers. The warm, humid summers allow residents and visitors alike to enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities, including boating, swimming, hiking, biking, camping and rollerblading in one of the many parks, including Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Top... 

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Paducah: FUN FACT

Situated in Western Kentucky, halfway between Nashville, Tenn. and St. Louis, Mo., Paducah was founded in 1827 by William Clark of Lewis & Clark fame. Its origin and prosperity are attributed to its strategic location at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. A national heritage destination, Paducah is vibrant and sophisticated, culturally rich and full of flavor. Known as Quilt City USA®, Paducah is home to The National Quilt Museum and serves as an incubator for the fiber arts community. In fact, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated Paducah as the world’s seventh Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art.

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“It’s a great town and just the right size. As I always say, Paducah has a lot of big city advantages without the big city disadvantages. When people come to the museum, they’re often surprised. We’re a contemporary museum, reflecting not just what’s going on in the quilting world present day, but what’s going on in the world at large.”

Matt Collinsworth

CEO, National Quilt Museum

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