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Directions

Directions

Street Address:

Big Bear Resort
30 Big Bear Resort Rd. 
Benton, KY 42025

Global Position Coordinates:

-88.225462 Longitude 
36.895301 Latitude

Mile Marker: 31

From Chicago

Follow red line on the map

  • Take 90/94 south to I-57
  • Take I-57 south to I-24
  • Take I-24 south into Kentucky, past Paducah
  • Take the Fulton exit 25A (Purchase Parkway), before KY Dam, south to the Draffenville exit 47 
    (look for lodging signs), which is Hwy 68E
  • Make a left at the end of this exit’s ramp
  • Proceed a short distance (about 3/4 mile) through this commercial part of town, staying toward the left when Hwy 68E forks
  • Travel about 3.5 miles to Big Bear HWY (look for waypoint signage on the right)
  • Turn left onto Big Bear HWY and go about 3.2 miles to resort’s entrance on the left

From St. Louis

Follow red line on the map

  • Take I-64 east into Illinois to I-57
  • Take I-57 south to I-24
  • Take I-24 south into Kentucky, past Paducah
  • Take the Fulton exit 25A(Purchase Parkway), before KY Dam, south to the Draffenville exit 47(look for lodging signs), which is Hwy 68E
  • Make a left at the end of this exit’s ramp
  • Proceed a short distance (about 3/4 mile) through this commercial part of town, staying toward the left when Hwy 68E forks
  • Travel about 3.5 miles to Big Bear HWY (look for waypoint signage on the right)
  • Turn left onto Big Bear HWY and go about 3.2 miles to resort’s entrance on the left

From Indianapolis

Follow red line on the map

  • Take I 70 west toward Terre Haute and Hwy 41
  • Take Route 41 south to Pennyrile Parkway in Kentucky
  • Take Pennyrile Parkway south to Western Kentucky Parkway
  • Take Western Kentucky Parkway west to I-24 heading towards Paducah, KY
  • Take the Exit 25A (Purchase Parkway) south to the Draffenville exit #47
  • Make a left at the end of this exit’s ramp onto Hwy 68E
  • Proceed a short distance (about 3/4 mile) through this commercial part of town, staying toward the left when Hwy 68 forks
  • Travel about 3.5 miles to Big Bear HWY (look for waypoint signage on the right)
  • Turn left onto Big Bear HWY and go about 3.2 miles to resort’s entrance on the left

From Nashville

Follow red line on the map

  • Take I-24 toward Paducah, Kentucky
  • Stay on I-24 until the Fulton exit #25A
  • Take the Fulton exit 25A (Purchase Parkway) south to the Draffenville exit #47
  • Make a left at the end of this exit’s ramp onto Hwy 68E
  • Proceed a short distance (about 3/4 mile) through this commercial part of town, staying toward the left when Route 68 forks
  • Travel about 3.5 miles to Big Bear HWY (look for waypoint signage on the right)
  • Turn left onto Big Bear HWY and go about 3.2 miles to resort’s entrance on the left

From Cincinnati

Follow red line on the map

  • Take I-71 S towards Louisville to I-65
  • Take I-65 S towards Nashville until Western Kentucky Parkway
  • Take Western Kentucky Parkway west toward Paducah to I-24
  • Take the Fulton exit 25A (Purchase Parkway) south to the Draffenville exit 47 (look for lodging signs), which is Hwy 68E
  • Make a left at the end of this exit’s ramp
  • Proceed a short distance (about 3/4 mile) through this commercial part of town, staying toward the left when Hwy 68E forks
  • Travel about 3.5 miles to Big Bear HWY (look for waypoint signage on the right)
  • Turn left onto Big Bear HWY and go about 3.2 miles to resort’s entrance on the left