We’ve shared quite a few ideas for ways to enjoy spring in Kentucky, but this particular event may just be the most enchanting. The city of Paducah in western Kentucky is filled with natural beauty and creative spirit, and they celebrate it every chance they get.

There’s so much to experience in this town (we’ve even called it the coolest in the country), and springtime is no exception. One of the most beloved traditions in Paducah happens in April and it’s called The Dogwood Trail. This is no typical trail, as you’ll venture through the city, visiting the most beautiful Dogwood trees and other lovely gardens, but the best part of this celebration is that you can visit it in the moonlight! It may just be most magic you’ll experience this spring.


Have you participated in this longstanding springtime tradition? Are there any other similar events we should know about? Let us know in the comments!

The Paducah Lighted Dogwood Trail takes place now through May 1, 2018, but don’t worry if you can’t make it this year; this tradition is sure to return in 2019. If you’d like more information on the trail and the city of Paducah, check out its website here.

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