Paducah and McCracken County have more than 2,000 guest rooms within nearly 30 well-known hotels and a number of unique lodging options.
The City of Paducah
Paducah’s Historic Downtown is nearby, walkable, and home to many of the UNESCO Creative City‘s cultural attractions, local restaurants and specialty shops. Paducah Area Transit Authority offers trolley rides through this area, April-August. In addition, cycle rentals are available from BikeWorld and Hooper’s Outdoor Center.
Attendees have close access to twenty square blocks of Historic Downtown Paducah listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The 4.5-mile Greenway Trail connects downtown to the Convention & Expo Center, the Paducah Riverfront and municipal parks.
Countless local partners include group-friendly restaurateurs, event caterers, and award-winning vintners, craft brewers, and distillers.
Paducah is within an afternoon’s drive of many major metropolitan areas including:
140 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee
170 miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri
180 miles north of Memphis, Tennessee
220 miles west of Louisville, Kentucky
300 miles southwest of Indianapolis, Indiana
320 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio
370 miles south of Chicago, Illinois
380 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia
Transportation & Services
Getting here is easy by car or by plane! Paducah is located halfway between Nashville and St. Louis on I-24 with area airports offering ample air travel options.
Schedule transportation between Barkley Regional Airport and area hotels with PATS Dial-A-Ride (24-hour advance registration required).
Barkley Regional Airport (PAH)
Paducah is home to Barkley Regional Airport (PAH). Conveniently located five miles west of Paducah, getting to and from the airport is easy. Follow the links for more information about car rentals and transportation.
Schedule transportation between Barkley Regional Airport and area hotels with PATS Dial-A-Ride (24-hour advance registration required)
Rental car agencies Hertz and National Car Rental staff locations at Barkley Regional Airport. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has two off-site locations in Paducah.
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Paducah is an easy two-hour drive from Nashville International Airport (BNA) on Interstate 24. BNA is one of the fastest-growing airports in North America serving more than 450 flights daily to more than 50 nonstop markets.