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Hester's Resort and Marina


Phone: (270) 354-8280

Address: 350 Hesters Road, Benton, KY 42025 

Hester’s Resort & Marina, a tradition on Kentucky Lake for many decades, has become the “resort of choice” for folks looking for a clean, quiet, and enjoyable vacation at a reasonable cost. We must be doing something right since over 70% of our guests made reservations for the upcoming year! And to show our appreciation, our rental rates have not increased since 2009.


The Adsmore Museum


Phone: (270) 365-3114

Hours: Tues - Sat 11am - 4pm (CST)

Address: 304 N Jefferson St, Princeton, KY 42445


Originally built in 1857 and purchased by the Smith-Garrett family in 1900, the Adsmore Museum gives visitors an authentic and interactive opportunity to spend a day in the life of an early 1900s family living in western Kentucky.


Calvert Drive In Theater


Phone: (270) 395-4660

Address: 111 Drive In Lane, Calvert City, KY 42029


Bring back memories of the old days. An old fashioned outdoor drive-in complete with new release movies, popcorn & concessions every night.

Ticket booth and grill open at 6:30 p.m.


Forgotten Past


Phone: (270) 527-9244

Address: 3390 US Hwy 68 E, Benton, KY 42025 

Go-carts, 18 hole miniature golf, bumper cars, museum, arcade & gifts. Open daily 1 p.m. Memorial Day to Labor Day. Open weekends in May & September.


Kentucky Dam & Visitor's Center

Web: Kentucky Dam Website

Phone: (270) 362-4221

Address: 640 Kentucky Dam Rd., Grand Rivers, Ky. 42045

See the inner workings of this huge structure. Learn how these massive turbines generate electricity and watch the lock & dam in action.

The dam and vistior's center is open the public year-round from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday except for major holidays.


Wranglers Riding Stables

Web: Wranglers Riding Stables Info

Phone: (270) 924-2211

Address: 100 Van Morgan Dr. Golden Pond, KY 42211 

Guided horseback trail rides through the woodland area of the Land Between the Lakes.

Open daily, April 1 - October 31, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Land Between The Lakes


Phone: (270) 924-2000

Address: 238 Visitor Center Drive, Golden Pond, KY, 42211 

With over 170,000 acres of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, off-highway & horseback trails. Come explore Woodlands Nature Station, The Homeplace Living History Farm, Golden Pond Planetarium, The Elk & Bison Prairie & more.


Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run

Web: Facebook Page

Phone: (270) 362-8933

Address: 7301 US Highway 641 N, Gilbertsville, KY 42044

Putt-putt at its best! Gaze at a life-size elephant or sit by a water stream and plan your strategy. Ride in an open Safari Car. There are covered bridges, live animals, shuffleboard, and nature trails. Plan a field trip and lunch in the picnic area large enough for groups. Bring your camera!

Open daily 10:00 a.m. Memorial Day to Labor Day. Weekends only before Memorial Day.


Patti's 1880 Settlement


Phone: (270) 362-8844
Reservations: (888) 736-2515

Address: 1793 J.H. O'Bryan Ave. Grand Rivers, KY 42045 

Besides the fine dining at Patti’s 1880 and Mr. Bill's restaurants, Patti’s 1880 Settlement holds one of a kind gift shops, acres of beautiful gardens, woodland miniature golf and arcade. Patti's 1880 Settlement includes fun for all ages as well as the famous water wheel, wedding chapel and more. 

Open every day. Reservations are recommended.


Traders Mall Flea Market & Bingo

Web: Facebook Page

Phone: (270) 898-3144

Address: 6900 Benton Rd, Paducah, Kentucky

All kinds of antiques and collectables.

Open Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Twin Lakes Antique Mall


Phone: (270) 362-2218

Address: 6953 U.S. Hwy 641 Ext. North Gilbertsville, KY 42044 

Open year round, seven days a week, Twin Lakes Antique Mall is the home of western Kentucky’s largest mall for antiques, collectables and gifts.


Venture River Water Park


Phone: (270) 388-7999

Address: 280 Park Place, Eddyville, Kentucky 42038

Experience the excitement of the Hurricane Bay wave pool, the “Cliffhanger”, five body slides, two tube slides, the Cyclone, Old Man River, two kiddie pools, concessions and more.

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Kentucky Dam Village Riding Stables

Web: Informational Site

Phone: (270) 362-4271

Address: 166 Upper Village Drive Gilbertsville, KY 42044 

Take a guided trail through the woodlands. Great fun for the family.

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