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See the Confederate Monument, which is a significant historic statue, which reveals a piece of local history, located on Main Street and N 4th Street.


Have fun bowling with friends or family at the Corvette Lanes, which can be found on Main Street.


Get in touch with nature and catch a breath of fresh air at the Wildcat Creek Campground, on Wildcat Beach Road.


Visit the Eagle Gallery, situated on Murray State's campus, considered to be the `living room` of the campus, where you can admire a vast collection of interesting and eye-catching art works.


Book a room at the Kentucky Beach Resort, located on Lynnhurst Drive, and treat yourself with a relaxing vacation near the ocean.


Show your kids a good time, while staying in Murray, by taking them to the Virtual Kade LLC, where they will enjoy more than enough entertaining `virtual - reality` activities.


Sports & outdoor events

Murray is home of the Live United Duathlon, which will be held on June 12, in 2010. This popular annual event starts at Murray High School, and features 2-mile runs and a 20-mile bike race, held in order to benefit the United Way, which is a non-profit organization that is fighting to combat youth's use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs, and achieve preventative health care and healthy living.



Every year, Murray hosts several annual fun and entertaining celebrations that draw enthusiasts from all over the region. Some of the most popular and favorite ones are listed below. Check it out!


- Murray Main Street - April

- Murray - Calloway County Fair - June.

- Freedom Fest - near the end of June, through the 1st week of July.

- Dickens Alley - December.

- West Kentucky Highland Games and Festival - October.

- Lumberjack Challenge - October.



There are plentiful shopping spots in and near Murray that will satisfy the needs of any shopping-loving visitor. The city's shopping scene offers something for everyone's pocket, from `discounted` to `upscale`, from small shops and stores to large malls and shopping centers.


To get an idea about what the city has to offer, check out the top 10 list below, which contains some of the most popular and favorite shopping spots in and around Murray!


- Chestnut Hills, Address: 720 North 12th Street, Murray, KY.

- Payless Shoe Source, Address: 813 North 12th Street, Murray, KY.

- Goody's, Address: 652 North 12th Street, Murray, KY.

- Hibbet Sports, Address: 642 North 12th Street, Murray, KY.

- Shoe Sensations, Address: 714 North 12th Street, Murray, KY.

- Peebles, Address: 652 North 12th Street, Murray, KY.

- Lee Jewelry Artisans, Address: 305 12th Street, Murray, KY.

- The Gallery, Address: 301 12th Street, Murray, KY 42071

- Kentucky Oaks Mall, Address: 5101 Hinkleville Rd # 795, Paducah, KY.

- West Kentucky Outlet Center, Address: 385 Outlet Avenue, Eddyville, KY.