Kentucky 730 off Kentucky 93 // Eddyville
View the breathtaking “Castle on the Cumberland” – the Kentucky State Penitentiary along the shores of Lake Barkley. Experience the history of Old Eddyville at the Rose Hill Museum. Walk the shorelines of the Old Eddyville area and see remains of foundations, sidewalks and streets of the town’s former location.
The Lake Barkley and western Kentucky region features many family-friendly, fun-filled attractions that promises to entertain both young and old! From Paducah to Land Between The Lakes, there’s plenty to do and see for days upon days.
Paducah’s rich history is captured in life-sized paintings on the river city’s floodwall. These panoramic portraits overlook the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers.
Built in 1857. Visitors step back in time to the turn-of-the-century to relive the legacy and lifestyle of a prominent western Kentucky family. Decorations change during the year. Open Tues-Sun.
The free riverboat ferry crosses the Ohio River at Cave-In Rock. The cave was a headquarters for river pirates. Scenic views - unusual mode of transportation. Free. Open daily 6 AM -9:30 PM, weather permitting.
The largest and most spectacular display of fluorite crystal in the world. Other minerals, photographs, records, letters and mining equipment on display. Open Saturday or call for appointment.
Branson-style music show with a professional cast of singers, dancers and a live band
This country music & comedy show presents some of the finest talent in Kentucky. It's wholesome entertainment for the entire family. Talent contest from January through May. Open every Saturday. Also, open Friday in June - August & in December.
A nationally-recognized, award-winning, 10,000-student, four-year university located 45 minutes southwest of Lyon County.