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There is always that first time you visit a destination even if you’ve been so many times you can’t remember it. I have a few destinations like that that predate my career as a travel writer and photographer. But I will never forget my first visit to Paducah, Kentucky.
I spent three days exploring the gorgeous city by the Ohio River, and after escaping across the river to Metropolis for a couple days I came back for one more go at Paducah. It’s the kind of place that is effortlessly comfortable and ultimately amazing.
Here are my 25 favorite travel photos that show the exciting side of Paducah, Kentucky.
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