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Western Kentucky

Kentucky Opry - Good, clean family fun. The Show is modeled after shows in Branson, MO and Pigeon Forge, TN. The Kentucky Opry is an air-conditioned 550 seat theatre equipped with state-of-the-art sound and lights.

Badgett Playhouse - A Branson Style Show in Grand Rivers Kentucky. The 285 seat Playhouse is designed as a multi-use facility with a wide variety of family entertainment.

The Carson Center - Home to a variety of performances and other events. Check to see what is going on. You are sure find something that will peak your curiosity.

Maggies Jungle Golf - The best miniature golf in Western Kentucky! Family owned and operated since 1989. Enjoy this themed mini-golf course with your loved ones for a relaxing and fun activity.

International Bluegrass Music Museum - As you draw near, you'll hear the sounds of bluegrass music emanating from the museum's radio station, RBI, with audio speakers taking the music to the streets. Only a few hundred feet from the museum's entrance, the sound of music drifts downstream via the mighty Ohio River, the subject of more than a few memorable bluegrass songs.

Trail of Tears Commemorative Park - This historic park is one of the few documented sites of actual trail and campsites used during the forced removal of the Cherokee people to "Indian Territory". One of the focal points of the Trail Of Tears Commemorative Park is the log cabin which serves as the Heritage Center For the Park.

Yeiser Art Center - Nurtures a community of artists and the Center's Permanent Collection of 450 pieces of 19th and 20th Century American, European, African, and Asian works is a regional attraction.

The National Quilt Museum - A real world quilt museum with a collection, changing exhibits, workshops, festivals, a gift shop, and more--as well as a virtual center for this exciting art form.

Thistle Cottage - The museum houses many different permanent exhibits which include a coal museum, Native American, Victorian, Duncan family treasures, Muhlenberg Celebrities and much more!

River Discovery Center - Located within the oldest surviving antebellum building in Paducah's historic downtown. Come and visit these interactive exhibits and learn about the heritage of the area.

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts - Enjoy a variety of activities and performances for every style. Local and national musicians, plays and workshops have performed on this stage.

Theatre Workshop of Owensboro - Creating lasting impressions in the community since 1955. Known as the "The Longest Running Show in Town", TWO features quality theatrical entertainment.

Venture River Family Water Park - Wave pool, 7 exciting slides, large kiddie pool with slide, lazy river w/action waves & sand volleyball.

Owensboro Area Museum of Science & History - Housed within an historic 19th and early 20th century building, the museum is a gathering spot, a learning center and a family-friendly entertainment experience.

Pattis 1880s Settlement - Visit a recreated historical log cabin village tucked into the natural beauty of Western Kentucky. Fantastic Dining, Beautiful Gardens, Unique Gift Shops, Winding Streams, a Miniature Golf Course and Arcade, and the most fun Animal Park around.

John James Audubon State Park - Five and one half miles of trails wind through the nature preserve with variations in difficulty and length. Visit the world's largest gathering of John James Audubon memorabilia and one of the most extensive collections of his work in the world. Four galleries represent John James Audubon, his life, his work, and his legacy.

Janice Mason Art Museum - Strives to provide a balance of styles and mediums that enrich everyone who visits and encourages all to participate in the joy the art experience brings.

Pennyroyal Area Museum - The former Post Office constructed in 1914 is now home to the Pennyroyal Area Museum, where the colorful past of southwestern Kentucky comes alive.

Western Kentucky Botanical Garden - Discover, observe and enjoy the wonders of the environment and receive priceless education as you interact with nature.

Lighthouse Landing - Escape to Lighthouse Landing, Kentucky's most picturesque resort and marina, nestled on the shores of Kentucky Lake. Bring your boat or rent one of ours, learn to sail, go fishing, or take a stroll on the sidewalk.