Paducah Vacation Packages & Travel Deals
A city and county seat of McCracken County in Kentucky state of the US, Paducah, is the largest city in the Jackson Purchase region. The city is located at the confluence of Ohio and Tennessee rivers. Paducah is the center of its metropolitan area including McCracken, Livingston, and Ballard counties in Kentucky and Massac County in Illinois. In the city, the spring-like conditions typically start in mid to late March, fall in October-November, and summers from mid to late May to late September. The city has a lot of tourist attractions ranging from imposing museums to verdant parks making it a fine tourist destination as well.
Places of Interest in Paducah
Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum
Located at 631 Kentucky Avenue, Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum was once the residence of Gen. Llyod Tilghman, CSA. The exhibits in the museum highlight role of Western Kentucky in the War Between the States. Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum remains open April through November and by appointment all through the year.
The National Quilt Museum of the United States
Established to educate, honor, and promote the quiltmakers, fiber arts, and quilts of present-day, the National Quilt Museum of the United States also hosts educational programs on a varied numbers of topics for quilters. The National Quilt Museum of the United States is the largest quilt and fiber art museum around the globe and showcases excellent exhibitions in around 30,000 square feet of modern gallery space.
Albert Jones Park
Renamed from Henry Clay Park to honor Mayor Albert Jones who served as mayor from 1996 until 2000, Albert Jones Park is located at the former Henry Clay Elementary School site just northeast of Brooks Stadium. The park is spread in about six acres with walking path and greenery.