Travel Blogs from Paducah, United States

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Monday 2 June, Paducah, United States travel blog

Monday 2 June

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... were very narrow, or they felt narrow in our van- especially when a massive truck came the other way! Steve was sweating when we reached the other side!  It's a BIG river too.   We over-nighted in a place called Paducah again at Walmart ...

The worst $#^%$&^!! neighborhood in town., Paducah, United States travel blog

The worst $#^%$&^!! neighborhood in town.

A travel blog entry by wayne-gary

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...  You don't want to go much faster anyway as you want to soak it in as much as possible. We made it all the way to Paducah and are just a few miles from the Mississippi.  Dinner at Outback.   Steak, bread and two cold beers.  What's not ...

National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky, Paducah, United States travel blog

National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky

A travel blog entry by bodeenstravels

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We were at the Quilt Museum at 10:20 only to find out we had switched back an hour so we were 40 minutes early which gave us a chance to walk around the historic Old Town area.  I haven't yet been to New Orleans, but it reminded me of pictures I've ...

Travel Day 2, Paducah, United States travel blog

Travel Day 2

A travel blog entry by lotz-deeken2013

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Got as far as Paducah, KY. Traveling through Tennessee was beautiful, mountains were serene lakes were plentiful. Larry gave Walt a break and drove for a while and did a "fine" job!!! Linda's going to the pool to do her laps, I think I'll have a cocktail ...

"My Old Kentucky Home"

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... this at 5:30 in the morning...been up for an hour...apparently I'm not used to the time change. Yesterday we arrived in Paducah (only a 3.5 hour drive from Nashville) and Paducah was a pleasant surprise.  At first we thought it might be just a ...

Day 5: The Hermitage and Nashville, Paducah, United States travel blog

Day 5: The Hermitage and Nashville

A travel blog entry by julia-winkie

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... you could shake a stick at, so how could it not be great? Content with what we'd seen, but wishing we had a whole week to spend exploring Nashville, we headed on our towards Paducah, KY, so that we could take a nice slow mosey on to St. Louis ...

Hancocks of Paducha, Paducha, United States travel blog

Hancocks of Paducha

A travel blog entry by soup

Made a stop at Hancocks of Paducha fabric store on the way to ...

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Mufasa is "Eastbound and down"!

A travel blog entry by dwlp.travelkids

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... to cross it, and then we would have to make a big "woop" (as one of my friends calls it) before actually making it to Paducah. Luckily (for once!), Geeps was correct as she led us to a bridge river crossing just a few miles north of the one that was ...

Day 6......second day at the show., Paducah, United States travel blog

Day 6......second day at the show.

A travel blog entry by lynbertram

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Today's weather was actually worse than yesterday. Woke up to a cold full on rainy day. It persisted on and off for most of the day and the sun didn't even poke his nose out once. First up we had a trip to the post office for those who have bought so ...

Seeing some history, Paducah, United States travel blog

Seeing some history

A travel blog entry by charlottefiles

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... area that you stop and visit this museum, it was much more than I expected. We then walked around the old downtown area of Paducah. What a quaint area, old brick building line the brick streets. I took a picture of a sign that said that Paducah was bought ...

A mixed-bag kind of day, Paducah, United States travel blog

A mixed-bag kind of day

A travel blog entry by martha587

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... hungry and couldn't find anywhere to eat.  So I kind of had the cranky pants on today. I finally gave in as we approached Paducah, KY and decided to call it a day and start again tomorrow. On the other hand, the day was beautiful, with big blue skies ...

The Quilt Capital of the United States, Paducah, United States travel blog

The Quilt Capital of the United States

A travel blog entry by baskets4moo

... fish pond provided a great frog theater in the evenings. The National Quilt Museum in Paducah is a must see, as is the infamous Hancocks of Paducah fabric store.  It was hard to stay out of trouble with 1,000's of bolts of ...

Day 71, Paducah, United States travel blog

Day 71

A travel blog entry by paul-linda

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... We only had one construction area to go through and we only lost about 10 minutes.  No problem as we were due to arrive in Paducah about 3:00 PM, plenty early. We could have made it all the way home today but it would have been late when we got ...

Art in the Heartland, Paducah, United States travel blog

Art in the Heartland

A travel blog entry by lacasarodante

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Once in Kentucky we tacked a bit north to reach a parkway that would take us towards Paducah, the next destination on our trip. Paducah, on the western edge of the state near the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers is the home of the National ...

Day 5, Paducah, United States travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by lynbertram

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... of 3,000 so now we're famous!!! After dropping Stella off we headed out along I-57 going south then east on I-24 to Paducah. We stopped along the way at Walmart and bought lunch....no one was very impressed....just like a big Kmart or Big W at home. ...

On the Road Again, Paducah, United States travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by rebeccabrent

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... as far as the eye could see. We decided to drive as far as we could today and finally stopped after nearly 700 miles in Paducah--not a glamour spot. But we did find a nice new hotel with a whirlpool. Now that we're completely relaxed, it's off to get a ...

Day 7, Paducah, United States travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by lynbertram

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Big day today....beautiful weather....a little hot at times but enjoyable. We set off this morning and went to the post office for those who needed to send their excess purchases home. This didn't take quite as long as last year....we'd pre warned the ...

The Arch: The Gateway to the West, Paducah, United States travel blog

The Arch: The Gateway to the West

A travel blog entry by art.gomez.737

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... in Leda's wedding. I will spare you all the gory details of my food poisoning, Art and the kids were awesome. We decided to stay the night in Paducah instead of attempting to push on to Nashville. A relaxing evening and an early night for all of ...

Official Day 1, Paducah, United States travel blog

Official Day 1

A travel blog entry by greencrayons

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Started the day on a tour of Carter Cave. There were enough bats flying around that we started calling Clay 'Robin'. The tour ended with seeing a waterfall in the cave. Very Cool. Next stop was Fort Boonesborough. This is the town founded by Daniel ...

"And we even get to go to Paducah!"

A travel blog entry by mpitrolo

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... Mount Rushmore, and the Black Hills... and we even get to go to Paducah!"  So as to not disappoint Elisabeth, we just had to make a special stop at the historic riverfront district for dinner.  Paducah is actually a cute little ...

Entering Kentucky, Paducah, United States travel blog

Entering Kentucky

A travel blog entry by jpkoppli

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Entering ...

Day 3, Paducah, United States travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by travel2gether

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Today was a short one.  We had last minute things to do before leaving Johnson City.  Drove across the state of Tennessee and Kentucky.  Tomorrow we will be crossing into Illinois. As you can see, we had a tire that smoked and blew up on ...

Homeward Bound, Paducah KY, United States travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by journal70

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... geography.  I also hit rain which got increasingly heavy. Trucks sped by nearly swamping my car so I decided to end my day in Paducah KY.   There is a riverfront area here on the Ohio River (I think its the Ohio).  If there is no rain ...

Paducah, KY, Paducah, KY, United States travel blog

Paducah, KY

A travel blog entry by leonardgrill

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... I was running a little late this morning.  Despite the late start (9:30 a.m.), we made great time and arrived in Paducah at 7:00 p.m.  We checked into the Courtyard Marriott and immediately drove across the river to Metropolis, IL, the home of ...

Lunch time!, Paducah, United States travel blog

Lunch time!

A travel blog entry by wmchancey

2:00 pm Still sunny and 63 degrees.  We continued driving while dad prepared our wonderful chicken salad sandwiches.  They were really good, thanks ...

The Drive and Christmas, Paducah, United States travel blog

The Drive and Christmas

A travel blog entry by jess

... snow. So we stopped and were hoping for better conditions the next day. Unfortunately better conditions never happened. We made it to Paducah but were stuck there for X-mas eve and X-mas day. We finally made it home the day after Christmas and spent ...

Quilts, Quilts, Quilts... And More Quilts, Paducah, United States travel blog

Quilts, Quilts, Quilts... And More Quilts

A travel blog entry by quiltinlady

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Day 37: 5,800 miles Monday, July 7th, and Tuesday, July 8th I rolled into Paducah, Kentucky, in the early afternoon and connected with Jean, one-half of my couchsurfing hosts. She and her partner John live in an older part of Paducah near the downtown ...

The landscape calms down, Paducah, United States travel blog

The landscape calms down

A travel blog entry by sheflysx

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... from Illinois into Kentucky. The Ohio River continues a short distance further before it dumps into the Mississippi.  We landed in Paducah, KY for the night at one of our favorite hotel chains, the Drury. Beamer was quite bored for the second day ...

Paducah, KY, Paducah, United States travel blog

Paducah, KY

A travel blog entry by twoandtheblue

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Parents in Paducah, Paducah, United States travel blog

Parents in Paducah

A travel blog entry by nathanz

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A few lovely days spent with my parents, preparing for the trip, and eating tasty food I didn't have to cook on a coleman stove, or smear with peanut ...

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