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Whitehaven

Lone Oak Road, I-24, Exit 7, Paducah, KY
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Ranked #9 of 20 attractions in Paducah
Type: Historic Sites
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Beautiful building and gardens around the property. The restrooms were clean and well maintained, lovely flower arrangement at the sinks was really nice.

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San Francisco, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The building was nice to look at, but the person at the reception desk was not interested in helping, and we felt that we were disturbing her work on the computer. As a visitor center it was an useless

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The State of Kentucky has refurbished the old Smith Mansion and made it a beautiful welcome center when you travel on I 24 into Paducah from Illinois. The only issue is the entrance. it is a bit confusing, but well worth the stop. it is beautiful...

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Shipman
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

a very clean rest stop, nice place to walk and retain information for your travels. They will help you with reservations and information needed for Kentucky

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Paducah, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I live in Paducah. I was a teenager this was a really creepy mansion that we all knew as a haunted house. There is no way to describe what awful shape this place was in. The last owners actually kept horses in it. Now it is rebuilt in it's glory and used as a rest stop. One part is restrooms... More

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Kentucky, United States
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41 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a beautifully restored southern mansion that has been transformed into a Kentucky Visitors center as you enter KY on Exit 4, I-24. It's well worth a few minutes of your time to stop by, take a break and enjoy seeing the beautiful restoration.

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Clinton, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We were on our way from Iowa to Georgia and chose Paducah to spend the night in. We stopped at Whitehaven and it was absolutely beautiful.

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St. Louis, MO
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I always enjoy stopping here to use the bathroom and grab some updated tourism info. Everyone is amazed on their first visit - a real live historic home open as a rest area! One day I hope to time my visit for the free tour. Stop by whether or not you "need to."

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Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Whitehaven is the perfect stop for maps, brochures, and information for the whole state of Kentucky. Nice restrooms and helpful staff. Sit for a spell on the wide front porch in the rockers.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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113 reviews 113 reviews
32 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We enjoyed the beautiful picnic area. It was nice and clean and had a lot to offer. The attendants were friendly and informative. Looking forward to stopping there again. Great location

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