Interstate 24

For those passing through Kentucky’s Western Waterlands region, I-24 offers plenty of delightful diversions. This drive takes you past some of our largest lakes, state parks and natural playgrounds, including Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area – all great for stretching your legs or casting a line. You’ll also pass by cities like Paducah and Cadiz, home to cultural and culinary gems that offer a unique taste of Kentucky.
Whether you’re looking for a side trip to break up your drive or just a quick stop on your way, discover the must-see attractions along I-24.