Explore Fun Things to do
Livingston County entertains on and off the water for a fun-filled vacation experience.
We make exploring all of the fun things to do in Western Kentucky easy with sections on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley attractions, and day trips to Paducah, Marion Amish County and The Discovery Park of America. Because vacation time should be fun time.
Announced Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Kentucky Governor Andy Besmear has issued the following Executive Orders:
Private gatherings – Must be limited to current household plus one other household and no more than 8 people total.
Indoor venues, event spaces, theaters – No more than 25 people allowed. This includes funerals and weddings, but not church.
Restaurants and bars – No more indoor dining. Outdoor service, delivery and to-go will be permitted.
Gyms, fitness centers, pools – Occupancy must be reduced to 33%. Masking is required and group classes are not permitted.
These changes will be in effect from 5 p.m. Friday, November 20 through 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 13.
Note: Kentucky is still under a Mask Mandate.
UPDATE FROM PATTI”S
Patti’s Inn and Suites and the Rose of the Lake Bed and Breakfast will remain open.
The carriage rides will continue as planned.
The Festival of Lights will be on nightly and all Gift Shops will be open daily.
Thanksgiving To-Go orders are still a go.
Patti’s will have to-go orders and outside dining as weather permits.
BADGETT PLAYHOUSE COVID-19 UPDATE:
Due to government regulations, all shows have now been canceled through Sunday, December 13th. We want you to know that your health and safety is our top priority at the Badgett Playhouse, and we are taking all precautionary measures in regards to protecting our patrons, artists, volunteers, and employees. Please note that we are closely monitoring this situation daily, and will reassess the situation in the coming weeks. Please take note that we will not reopen our venue until all bans have been lifted in regards to the safety of everyone involved. Please make sure to watch for future updates, as we will be notifying via email, website, and social platforms.
Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley Attractions
More to Explore:
Day Trip to Marion, KY
Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum, Marion
P.O. Box 391 Marion, KY
A showcase of the collection of Ben E. Clement, a giant in Kentucky mining. The collection is comprised of thousands of fluorite crystal specimens, rare mineral samples, fossils, and exquisite mineral carvings. This attraction is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Tours for other times by reservation.
Visit an Amish Community, Marion
See Amish Community Map
Spend the day touring Kentucky’s largest Amish community. Cabinetry, furniture, baked goods and bulk foods as well as seasonal items such as plants, vegetables, pumpkins and gourds can be purchased from individual Amish families in this 500 resident community. Visit the website to download the Amish Community Map.