The warm red colors of brick paved streets, shops tucked inside historic buildings, unique one of a kind items, if this is your idea of a great day of shopping... then Western Kentucky is the place to be. From original artwork to handmade quilts you can find it all in the shops of Western Kentucky.
Stroll down the brick paved streets of Paducah’s historic district and see the amazing selection of original artwork, antique stores and specialty shops. Browse the galleries of painters, potters and more in the Lowertown Art District for unique handmade items. Journey back in time as you visit the numerous antique stores, you never know what you will find.
If quilting and handmade items are your passion then visit the Amish community in Marion, Kentucky. The meticulous work of the Amish is evident in their handmade quilts and furniture. While in Marion, don’t forget to stop by Mantle Rock Native American Gift Shop for authentic Native American items including jewelry, clothing and rugs.
Cadiz, Kentucky, in Trigg County, is the quintessential shopping town. From restored historic buildings to sidewalk cafes, the tree-lined streets beg you to take your time and enjoy life in the slow lane. Antique stores with treasures of yesteryear, Eldora’s Books Etc. complete with a coffee bar, and Jim’s Music Shop where “impromptu pickin” can break out at any time provides shopping, refreshments and entertainment. The Farmers Market offers homegrown fruits, vegetables, flowers and baked goods every Tuesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon May thru October.
Grand Rivers, Kentucky is a great place for a girl’s day out. At Patti’s 1880’s Settlement, you can enjoy lunch and browse the specialty shops and boutiques amid the beautiful gardens. Indulge your sweet tooth while in Grand Rivers with a visit to the Grand Rivers Fudge Factory. Their homemade fudge in dozens of flavors makes the phrase “like a kid in candy store” literally true; you will be tempted to try them all!
From Paducah to Marion and everywhere in between the art and soul of the south is the perfect place for shopping for unique items for yourself and others. Western Kentucky knows how to put the fun back in shopping!