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Grand Rivers Kentucky

Grand Rivers Quilt Show
Grand Rivers, KY Spring Festival & Quilt Show

More AQS & Things to see & do in the Paducah area

- Paducah Visitor Attractions
- Dogwood Trail Celebration
- Paducah Floodwall Murals
- Grand Rivers, KY
- Iron Kettle Restaurant Fire

- AQS Paducah Quilt Show
- More on Paducah Quilt Show
- Eleanor Burns Tent Show
- The Rotary Antique Quilt Show

red arrow Links to things to see and do in Grand Rivers, KY area

Grand Rivers is a charming resort village located about 20 miles east of Paducah. Located between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake at the north end of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, it is an especially popular destination during Paducah's AQS Quilt Show. The village has a number of attractions and in addition they host their own Quilt Show & Spring Festival the last weekend in April to coincide with the "Big Quilt Show" in Paducah.


quiltbulletSee our Blog Post on the 2011 Grand Rivers Quilt Show

Patti's 1880's Settlement

Patti's Settlement

Patti's is a village-within-a-village, a re-created historical log cabin community, complete with a fine restaurant, acres of gardens, several artisan shops, a mini-zoo, a wedding chapel, a cafe-coffee shop, a miniature golf course, a sailing pond and more.

Patti's Settlement GardensWalking paths wind through the gardens and shops

Patti's Settlement Gardens

Patti's Settlement Gardens

Patti's Settlement Gardens
< < < The Water Wheel is next to Anna's Garden Cafe & Coffee House.

Patti's Settlement Gardens

< < < In foreground, part of the children's zoo; in the background, the Wedding Chapel.

Patti's Settlement Restaurant

Patti's Settlement Gardens
Patti's Settlement Gardens
While overall the restaurant can handle hundreds of guests, numerous small dining rooms create an intimate atmosphere. The ambience is enhanced by antique hardwood chairs and tables as well as memorabilia hanging on the walls and from the ceiling.

red triangleSee our Patti's Settlement restaurant review.

Plus our re-visit to Patti's and our review of brother Bill's Restaurant

Other Grand Rivers Attractions

Grand Rivers Attractions

Grand Rivers has a collection of unique gift shops, artisan shops, antique stores.

Grand Rivers Attractions

Grand Rivers Attractions


Grand Rivers Attractions
They also have the Badgett Playhouse with a regular schedule of music and variety shows, plus educational plays and movies.

Grand Rivers Attractions

We discovered an antique quilt exhibit in the town's tourism office > > >

The Iron Kettle Restaurant

The Iron Kettle Restaurant was opening for the season on a Monday when we arrived in town. By Thursday, the restaurant was on fire ! (Click here to see the photographs of the Iron Kettle Restaurant Fire)

Lite Side Cafe Grand Rivers

Located across the highway from the center of town, the family run Lite Side Cafe offers tasty home made bakery goods, an excellent breakfast, and friendly, attentive service. > > >

Canal Park Recreation Area
< < < The entrance to the Canal Campground Recreation Area, a popular RV park at the edge of Grand Rivers.

Things to see and do in Grand Rivers and Western Kentucky

quiltbullet Grand Rivers Tourism Commission
quiltbullet Patti's Settlement, Grand Rivers
quiltbullet Badgett Playhouse
quiltbullet Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
quiltbullet Canal Campground Corps of Engineers Recreation Area
quiltbullet Western Kentucky Travel Planning Website
quiltbullet Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau
quiltbullet Motel, Hotel, Resort Accommodations

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