Travel to Paducah

In 2014, Fodor’s named Paducah one of America’s Best Main Streets.  Paducah also received the honor of one of America’s Smartest Cities by National Geographic.

Located in the far western edge of the state, Paducah is located at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers.  Because of the close proximity of the Cumberland and Mississippi Rivers, it is also known as the Four-Rivers Area.

To learn more about our great city rich in history, culture, and entertainment, please visit the following websites:



Hotel Partnership


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Candlewood Suites and the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Paducah. To reserve your hotel room at the special Iron Mom rate, please click the following links:

  • Candlewood Suites: click here
    • 3940 Coleman Crossing Cirle, Paducah, KY 42001
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites: click here
    • 3950 Coleman Crossing Cirle, Paducah, KY 42001


Paducah’s Farmer’s Market

Runners and spectators will get to experience some of Paducah’s culture near the Start/Finish at the farmers’ market. Farmers’ market season begins in late April and runs thru mid-November from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday thru Saturday.  Visit them at 2nd and Monroe in downtown Paducah.  Vendors will be selling many homegrown products, made right here in our region, including produce, baked goods, soap, and other artisan goods.  The County Extension office as deamed “local” a 300 mile radius from the location of the farmers’ market.