Whether on the lake, or inland, there are several attractions here in the Kentucky Lake area that will be sure to create lasting memories for years to come. Be sure and check out our exciting shows, wonderful dining, and unique shopping. Wanting to be outside? You have options! Camping, golfing, boating, fishing, and hunting surround you at Kentucky Lake!

Forgotten Past
3390 US Hwy 68 E, Benton, KY 42025 ~ (270) 527-9244
Go-carts, 18 hole miniature golf, bumper cars, museum, arcade and gifts. Open daily at 1PM, Memorial Day to Labor Day. Weekends in May and September. Located on US 68, 3 miles east of Draffenville.

Kentucky Opry Country Music Show
88 Chilton Rd, Benton, KY 42025 ~ (270) 527-3869
A good, clean wholesome family show. The Kentucky Opry will entertain you with Gospel, Country, 50’s and some great impersonations of your favorite Grand Ole Opry stars.

Land Between the Lakes
100 Van Morgan Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211 ~ (270) 924-2000
National recreational area located between Kentucky and Barkley Lakes. Attractions feature a Planetarium, Homeplace-1850’s, Nature Station, Elk & Bison Prairie along with hiking/biking trails, boat ramps, campgrounds and more.
Venture River Water Park
280 Park Place, Eddyville, KY 42038 ~ (270) 388-7999
Hurricane Bay wave pool, 5 body slides, 2 tube slides, Cyclone, Old Man River, 2 kiddie pools, concessions and more. Located on Hwy 62 in Eddyville, KY. Open Memorial Day – Labor Day.
Hitching Post and Old Country Store
16474 US 68 East, Aurora, KY 42048 ~ (270) 474-2266
Celebrating their 70th year, they have a great selection of KY souvenirs, T shirts, KY food specialties, hand-made jewelry and crafts, vintage and antique memorabilia, unique garden and home decor, old fashioned candy and mouth-watering homemade fudge, timeless childrens toys.  In addition come see their antique buggies and carriages, whisky still and experience their old-time country store.  Hours change by season.  Summer Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9 – 6 Sun. 10-4 Spring Hours: Call  for times.
Calvert City Drive In
111 Drive In Lane, Calvert, KY 42029 ~ (270) 395-4660
Drive In Movie Theater also known for their Burgers and Pizza.  Open weekly during season.  Visit or call for details.
Kentucky Lake’s Megson Farms
US Highway 68 E., Benton, KY 42025 ~ (270) 703-6008
Home to the largest herd of White Thoroughbreds in North America, Stable tours by appointment only
Patti’s 1880’s Settlement
1759 JH O’Bryan Ave., Grand Rivers, KY 42045 ~ 888-736-2515
2 award winning restaurants (Patti’s 1880’s and Mr. Bill’s), 8 log cabin gift shops, animals, mini-golf, rock wall, remote controlled boats and so much more
More Attractions
Apple Valley Hillbilly Art & Toyland 270-366-2301
Barkley Dam & Visitor’s Center 270-362-4236
Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge 270-527-5770
Kentucky Lake Boat Charters (270) 709-5665
Kentucky Dam & Visitor’s Center 270-362-4221
Kentucky Dam Village State Park Riding Stables 270-362-8386
Maggie’s Jungle Golf 270-362-8933
Mike Miller County Park 270-527-5284
National Quilt Museum 270-442-8856