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Whitehaven Welcome Center

1845 Lone Oak Rd, (I-24 Exit 7), Paducah, KY 42003-7903
+1 270-554-2077
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Stopped to make pictures.

Beautiful old home reworked to a KY welcome center. Tours of the old home are done on the hour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julia L
Paducah, Kentucky
Very beautiful old home

The visitor center was very clean and neat. From the outside in the front you see it's beauty and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Penny F
Fayetteville, Georgia
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  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
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“rest stop” (24 reviews)
“rest area” (17 reviews)
1845 Lone Oak Rd, (I-24 Exit 7), Paducah, KY 42003-7903
+1 270-554-2077
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful old home reworked to a KY welcome center. Tours of the old home are done on the hour. Excellent place to stop for information, picnic, go to the restrooms and take pictures. The flowers around the house are really beautiful.

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor center was very clean and neat. From the outside in the front you see it's beauty and how large it was. Most of the inside was closed off, just bathrooms and a few racks of pamphlets. I would of really liked a tour...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This rest stop was once a classic manor. It has the typical items for a rest stop from bathroom and food vending and maps and tourist information. What is unique about Whitehaven is you can tour the house as well. Also on the second floor...More

Thank ChuckHankKy
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We stopped by the welcome center to tour the building during the scheduled touring hours, but there were no tours available. The two people working in the house were seated behind a desk and simply said tours were not happening today...very disappointed.

Thank KMichalek
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Whitehaven is a great way to show visitors to the Western Kentucky area the hospitality and beauty of Kentucky! The restrooms are clean, the visitors area is inviting and the house itself is beautiful! If you are traveling through Paducah, KY, make it a point...More

Thank Greta B
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Most beautiful welcome center in the USA, my opinion. Before it became a Welcome Center, it broke my heart to see this beautiful home decaying. Christmas decorations are spectacular.

Thank Gayle L
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a quaint stop that has everything that the visitor needs. The folks that staff the center are very helpful and gracious. It was nice to chat with them. look over the materials they provided and feel the hospitality!

1  Thank Trish S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Open 24 hours every day. I stopped at night and the bathroom was clean. A little ways off the highway but good signage to get you on and off the highway to the rest stop.

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We always make this our rest stop going and coming and it has always been clean and the staff helpful. Good place to pick up maps and information on attractions, not to mention see the inside of a beautiful old mansion.

Thank XerkUSA
Reviewed 10 December 2016

It is hard to believe that this is a welcome center. It is a historic mansion. The staff are all outstanding and very helpful. Last night Santa made an appearance and for two solid hours the children and families roamed the house and appreciated the...More

Thank rworden
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
we are passing thru with a motorhome can we rest here for the night
10 October 2015|
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Response from Jill_42001 | Property representative |
I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. You certainly can stay in our parking lot for the night!
What times is this open to the public
2 April 2015|
Response from Jill_42001 | Property representative |
The lobby of Whitehaven Welcome Center which includes the bathrooms, vending machines, KY State Maps, and brochures is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The Department of Travel and Tourism office is staffed 8:00 - 4:30... More