Interactive Table with Places / Points of Interest in the Purchase Area
Interactive Table with Places / Points of Interest in the Purchase Area

Places of Tourism Interest in the Purchase Area

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Name Area City Coordinates Description Category
Barlow House Museum Ballard Barlow
37.051634, -89.043725
Rustic turn-of-the century elegance awaits you at the Barlow House. Richly appointed with original furnishings, the 11 room house was built by local patriarch Clifton Jesse Barlow. Museum
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site Ballard Wickliffe
36.969909, -89.0931939
Tour a Native American archaeological site with exhibits from excavations of the 1930's and museum of the Mississippian culture that dates back to 1100 AD. Museum
Kentucky Veterans and Patriots Museum Ballard Wickliffe
36.965224, -89.080442
The museum features different rooms focusing on different wars. The museum also features a Vietnam War room which houses a square from a quilt from Sergeant David R. Kelser, U.S. Army. Museum
Clara M. Eagle Gallery Calloway Murray
36.610333, -88.31476099
The Clara M. Eagle Gallery is a dramatic and exciting multi-level exhibition space located within the Department of Art and Design at Murray State University. Arts & Culture
Murray Art Guild Calloway Murray
36.61647, -88.3020179
A nonprofit educational and cultural organization. Enjoy workshop or browse the art market where local artwork is for sale. Arts & Culture
Wrather West Kentucky Museum Calloway Murray
36.610771, -88.3246619
The museum is a historical museum, highlighting and promoting understanding of the social, cultural and economic development of western Kentucky and the Jackson Purchase. Museum
Carnegie Library Museum and Visitor Center Fulton Hickman
36.572221, -89.1973080
A restored 1906 Carnegie Library Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, sits on the bluffs at the confluence of the Mississippi River and Bayou de Chien providing a spectacular scenic view of Missouri and Kentucky. Museum
Edana Locus House Graves Mayfield
36.734414, -88.635246
Built by multi-millionaire banker Ed Gardner, this circa 1928 home now houses the Mayfield Tourist Commission and the Chamber of Commerce and Graves Growth Alliance. Museum
Icehouse Art Gallery Graves Mayfield
36.741856, -88.6370269
Located in historic ice house, the guild supports the arts through educational programs and events. The gallery features exhibits in a variety of media. Arts & Culture
Wooldridge Monuments Graves Mayfield
36.750851, -88.635979
18 figure group of sandstone and Italian marble monuments, "The Strange Procession That Never Moves". Henry G. Wooldridge, a horse trader who moved to Mayfield around 1840. Outdoor Activities
Hickman County Museum Hickman Clinton
36.667081, -88.9933449
1870's home of Captain Henry Watson of the Confederate Army. Local household, farm, business, government, medical & military items Museum
Columbus-Belmont State Park Civil War Museum Hickman Columbus
36.760891, -89.107704
Museum, gift shop & snack bar are open weekends October through April. The hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm. on Saturday and 10:00am - 6pm on Sunday. Museum
Aire Castle Inn and Stained Glass Art Marshall Benton
36.860211, -88.2697529
Aire Castle Stained Glass artists will build a custom window to your specifications and measurements and provides private stained glass window lessons for both beginners and intermediates. Arts & Culture
Forgotten Past Marshall Benton
36.809594, -88.201494
Attraction with gift shop, go carts, bumper cars, mini golf, museum, and arcade. Open every day; Memorial Day through Labor Day. Outdoor Activities
Kenlake Tennis Center Marshall Hardin
36.996658, -88.285618
Tennis is a year-round sport at Kenlake! The indoor tennis center features four indoor courts, locker room facilities, and a fully equipped pro shop. Indoor Activities
Kentucky Dam Village Riding Stables Marshall Gilbertsville
36.998147, -88.2886409
Stable is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Enjoy the trails near Kentucky Lake. Outdoor Activities
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park Marshall Gilbertsville
36.997313, -88.2868619
Spanning the western portion of Tennessee and southwest Kentucky, the lake is 184 miles long, has 2,380 miles of shoreline, and 160,300 surface acres of water. Outdoor Activities
Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center Marshall Gilbertsville
36.959096, -88.3010209
Kentucky Shores is West Kentucky's most affordable family fun center. The facility offers many attractions including: Go-Karts, M ini-Golf,Arcade, Batting Cages, Water Wars, Krazy Kars, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Bumper Boats, pizza, drinks, PollyPops and More. Outdoor Activities
Maggies Jungle Golf and Jungle Run Marshall Gilbertsville
36.971944, -88.296035
An 18-hole jungle-themed minature golf course and a live animal nature trail. Outdoor Activities
Twilight (Cabaret) Theatre Productions Marshall Hardin
36.799801, -88.242016
Seasonal theatre events. Dinner theatre Mystery-Comedy. Both summer & winter productions of song, dance, & comedy. Arts & Culture
Annie's Horsedrawn Carriage Rides McCracken Paducah
37.083389, -88.600048
Enjoy a leisurely carriage ride along "Wall to Wall" murals, the mighty Ohio River and historic Market House Square. Outdoor Activities
Cardinal Lanes Bowling McCracken Paducah
37.082174, -88.636596
See the newly remodeled 32 lane center with a state of the art scoring system with bumpers on all 32 lanes. With a Pro Shop in the center, whatever your needs, you can fill them here. Indoor Activities
Cinemark Movie Theater McCracken Paducah
37.080346, -88.690609
Paducah's Multiplex Movie Theater with all Stadium Seating, RealD 3D, D-Cinema Digital Projection and much more. Arts & Culture
Clemens Fine Arts Center McCracken Paducah
37.056718, -88.657351
The theatre and gallery of West Kentucky Community & Technical College hosts national touring and student productions on the main stage as well as casual acoustic performances in an intimate coffeehouse setting. Gallery features the work of local and regional artists, including students and staff of the new Paducah School of Art . Arts & Culture
Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church McCracken Paducah
37.080928, -88.618598
Since 1892, people have sought us out for inspiration, guidance and service. For one hundred and four years we have been located on the corner of Fountain Avenue and Monroe Streets, worshiping in the splendor of stained glass and through the glory of momentous music. Historical Landmarks
Glisson Vineyards and Winery McCracken Paducah
37.086747, -88.595119
Glisson Vineyards and Winery strives to create an intimate atmosphere where you can enjoy a glass of wine made from locally grown grapes. Outdoor Activities
Historic Brooks Stadium McCracken Paducah
37.068302, -88.617836
Brooks Stadium is the historic minor league baseball stadium was built by J. Polk Brooks in 1948. The ballpark was the home of the Paducah Chiefs, a minor-league affiliate. Historical Landmarks
Hotel Metropolitan McCracken Paducah
37.07943, -88.599275
A Save America's Treasures project, 1908 historic hotel has been restored as an African-American heritage museum. Famous African-American entertainers and sports figures including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, B.B. King, Bobby "Blue" Bland and Ike and Tina Turner were guests at this hotel prior to desegregation. Historical Landmarks
Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum McCracken Paducah
37.084444, -88.601111
Museum exhibits in the 1852 home of General Lloyd Tilghman, CSA, highlight Western Kentucky's role during the War Between the States. Open April thru November . Museum
LowerTown Arts District McCracken Paducah
37.083389, -88.600048
The LowerTown Arts District is the result of Paducah's Artist Relocation Program, a collaborative effort between the cititzens and government of Paducah, Paducah Bank, and artists recruited nationwide. This program has revitalized an historic neighborhood and brought economic growth to the downtown area. Arts & Culture
Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center McCracken Paducah
37.086904, -88.594126
The Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center is defined by the needs of the people it serves. Those parameters include: A regional, multiple-use facility with adequate space for public and private events of all types. Superb staging and acoustics for a wide variety of entertainment, cultural and education programming. Arts & Culture
Maiden Alley Cinema McCracken Paducah
37.087378, -88.59447
The opening of Maiden Alley Cinema is a dream come true for all of us.The Paducah Film Society, a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization, was founded in 1991 by a group of arts-minded individuals who saw a need for an outlet for foreign, independent and documentary film. Arts & Culture
Market House Theater McCracken Paducah
37.086799, -88.594737
Located in the historic Market House Building, the theatre has also been a centerpiece of historic restoration in downtown Paducah. With the acquisition of three additional buildings, the theatre has been a community symbol of the drive to improve the historic Market House Square. Arts & Culture
McCracken County Public Library McCracken Paducah
37.08393, -88.5987519
Books, magazines and internet access. The library provides current, high-demand, high-interest resources in a variety of formats and methods to entertain, educate and enrich the community. Arts & Culture
Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau McCracken Paducah
37.087883, -88.595025
The Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau, the official Destination Marketing Organization for Paducah/ McCracken County, is responsible for generating incremental economic benefit to the community through the attraction of leisure traveler, convention, trade show, and group tour visits. Other Locations
Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (USEC) McCracken Paducah
37.103658, -88.818369
The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Paducah, Kentucky, is the only U.S.-owned uranium enrichment facility in the United States. The plant employs about 1,200 people and produces low-enriched uranium fuel for commercial nuclear power plants in the United States and around the world. Other Locations
Paducah International Raceway McCracken Paducah
36.967998, -88.558559
Three-eighth mile, high-banked clay late model stock and sprint car racing, Friday nights, April through October. NASCAR Stars Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Ken Schrader purchased PIR in 2005 and host several high-profile events including NASCAR Nights, The USA World 50 and the Tri-Track Challenge. Outdoor Activities
Paducah Railroad Museum McCracken Paducah
37.085438, -88.594943
Paducah's only railroad museum contains a model train layout and local and national history exhibits. Operated by the Paducah Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. Museum
Paducah School Of Art McCracken Paducah
37.08658, -88.598518
Stop in for a guided tour of student and faculty art exhibits or to peruse books in the art library. Exhibits and lectures by nationally renowned artists held throughout the year at both the Downtown campus and Clemens Fine Art Center. Arts & Culture
Paducah Symphony Orchestra McCracken Paducah
37.087736, -88.595524
Orchestra in Residence at the Carson Center features the region's finest classical musicians. New Artistic Director & Conductor Raffaele Ponti brings fresh inspiration to audiences and performers alike. Arts & Culture
Paducah Wall to Wall Murals McCracken Paducah
37.088186, -88.5940929
Renowned artist Robert Dafford captures Paducah's rich history in lifesized paintings on the river city's floodwall. These panormaic "Portraits of Paducah's Past" overlook the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. This public art project is a 24/7 attraction. Arts & Culture
Paul Rowton Indoor Tennis Center McCracken Paducah
37.068995, -88.712078
USTA award-winning facility features six indoor courts, Pro Shop, locker room and viewing area. Indoor Activities
Players Bluegrass Downs McCracken Paducah
37.08739, -88.6509449
Players Bluegrass Downs is a horse track in Paducah, Kentucky featuring harness and quarter horse racing and is open Sun 11am-6pm, Mon-Tue closed, Wed-Sat 11am-10pm. The property has one restaurant and one bar. Outdoor Activities
Purple Toad Winery McCracken Paducah
37.009739, -88.6711839
Walk through the vineyard of Kentucky grapes and enjoy award-winning wine and cheese in the tasting room. Wine can be purchased by the glass, bottle or case. Outdoor Activities
River Discovery Center and Museum McCracken Paducah
37.08812, -88.5941239
A Save America's Treasures project housed in downtown's oldest standing structure. State of the art, interactive exhibits, including a new pilothouse simulator which allows users to pilot a towboat, pleasure watercraft, or Coast Guard buoy tender in various scenarios. Museum
Saint Francis De Sales Catholic Church McCracken Paducah
37.085564, -88.600413
St. Francis De Sales Parish was formed in 1848 and is the only church in Paducah on its original property. It's two domed bell towers and beautiful stained glass reflect an Italian renaissance architectural style. Historical Landmarks
Saint Paul Lutheran Church McCracken Paducah
37.075742, -88.6213189
The St. Paul Lutheran Church was organized May 24, 1868. The congregation's first church building at 416 South Fourth St. was dedicated Jan. 7, 1872. The first church building was abandoned due to damage received in the 1937 flood. The present English Gothic building was constructed using bricks and lumber salvaged from the earlier building. The current building was dedicated November 26, 1939. Historical Landmarks
Shawnee Steam Plant (TVA) McCracken Paducah
37.149132, -88.7732009
Shawnee has nine active coal-fired generating units with a summer net capability of 1,206 megawatts. One unit at Shawnee is idle. The plant consumes some 9,600 tons of coal a day . Other Locations
The National Quilt Museum McCracken Paducah
37.088763, -88.596261
There's Only One ... National Quilt Museum. The National Quilt Museum is the largest and most prestigious quilt and fiber art museum in the world. The Museum exhibits the finest quilt and fiber art. Exhibitions in the Museum's 27,000 square foot facility are rotated 10-12 times per year. Museum
Whitehaven Mansion / Welcome Center McCracken Paducah
37.050285, -88.65256
This landmark, once destined for destruction, was built in the 1860s. Whitehaven is a classical revival of a Victorian home, and now serves as the official Welcome Center for I-24E at Exit 7 in Paducah. Historical Landmarks
William Clark Market House Museum McCracken Paducah
37.087555, -88.595372
General History Museum with 4800 square feet of exhibits outlining founding of the town by explorer William Clark, plus civil war artifact room and the entire woodwork. Museum
Yeiser Art Center McCracken Paducah
37.087675, -88.595703
Changing exhibits of contemporary art by reginal and national artists. Permanent Collection features 19th and 20th Century American and European art. Arts & Culture
Harrah's Metropolis Hotel and Casino Massac Metropolis
37.147199, -88.73536
Harrah's Metropolis combines Las Vegas style gaming with the charming backdrop of southern Illinois. During your stay, spend an afternoon visiting one of Metropolis' many exciting attractions, including Fort Massac State Park, Players Bluegrass Downs and numerous exquisite restaurants. Indoor Activities
The Super Museum Massac Metropolis
37.151879, -88.7326
In Superman's home town, Metropolis, across the street from the statue of the Man of Steel, sprawls the Super Museum. It is stuffed with over 20,000 items relating to the 60+ year old Superman saga. The Super Museum is the life's work of Jim Hambrick, who also owns the overstuffed Superman souvenir and collectibles store you must pass through to reach the museum entrance. Museum
The Homeplace Land Between The Lakes Golden Pond
36.654833, -87.975806
You're about to enter a rural Tennessee farm much as it would have appeared in the mid-19th century. Take a leisurely stroll through our grounds and farm buildings, and visit with our interpreters. Museum
Venture River Water Park Land Between The Lakes Eddyville
37.087784, -88.0932609
The park includes a wave pool, adventurous slides, and a variety of water activities that will entertain most any age group. Outdoor Activities
Woodlands Nature Station Land Between The Lakes Golden Pond
36.901544, -88.036197
You'll find a variety of natural experiences-from our indoor discovery center to the live wildlife of our Backyard exhibits. Numerous trails embark from our center. Experience the outdoors at your leisure, or join one of our guided hiking or canoe excursions. Trips embark from the Nature Station throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Come outside and play! Outdoor Activities
Wrangler's Riding Stables Land Between The Lakes Golden Pond
36.77828, -88.0593759
Come experience nature at it's finest! Wind down on our scenic trails at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Ride for an hour or all day. Outdoor Activities
Elk and Bison Prairie Land Between The Lakes Golden Pond
36.789767, -88.0536109
On this 700-acre restoration of Kentucky's native barrens, you can see a habitat restoration project in progess, as we demonstrate how the region once looked during the time of Daniel Boone. Outdoor Activities
Golden Pond Planetarium Land Between The Lakes Golden Pond
36.777336, -88.064931
Programs are offered each day that will entertain and educate. Seasonal programs such as the Laser Light Shows and special Halloween and Christmas activities. Outdoor Activities
Patti's 1880's Settlement Land Between The Lakes Grand Rivers
37.002844, -88.234975
Patti's 1880's Settlement in Grand Rivers is practically a town in itself. Patti's features home style cooking and sweet rich desserts, various outddor activities, gift shops abd so much more. Outdoor Activities
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