Paducah, Kentucky,USA

Paducah is the largest city in Kentucky's Jackson Purchase Region and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. It is located at the confluence of the Tennessee River and the Ohio River, halfway between the metropolitan areas of St. Louis, Missouri to the west and Nashville, Tennessee to the east.

Paducah's riverfront downtown boasts a charming restaurants, shops, museums and an active farmer's market. A particularly unique offering is that of the mural-covered Ohio River flood walls, which are well worth a visit. Lowertown Arts District plays host to a dozen or so art galleries.

Things to See and Do

* Flood wall murals
* Market district
* Lowertown Arts district
* Whitehaven historic home
* Museum of t he American Quilter’s Society

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population – 30,000 approx
Land Area - 50.5 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – There port is located on the Paducah riverfront on the Ohio River.

Travel Links – Barkley Regional Airport serves the area offering jet service to Chicago-O'hare with two round trips daily connecting Paducah to 150 domestic and 19 international destinations. Most locals however, prefer to fly out of Nashville International.