Local Area Attractions
National Corvette Museum
This home for America’s Sports Car features over 70 Corvettes showcased in periodic settings! See mint classics, prototypes, rare finds and racing champs. Families will enjoy the KidZone with plenty of hands-on activities for kids while teens and adults can try out the educational driving simulators – offering free demos at 10am, 1pm and 3:30pm. Have a photo op in a Corvette, browse souvenirs in the Corvette Store, grab a bite in the Café and register to win your own ‘Vette!
Mammoth Caves National Park
There are caves all around the world, but none compare to Mammoth Cave! As the world’s longest-known cave system with over 400 known miles of passageways, this natural wonder and World Heritage Site should be on everyone’s list of must-have experiences. Mammoth Cave National Park is just 30 minutes from Bowling Green, Ky. and can easily be added to any Bowling Green itinerary.
Lost River Cave
Kentucky's only Underground Boat Tour and the enchanting Butterfly Habitat await you at Lost River Cave. Daylight disappears from view as you board the boat on the river that Ripley's Believe It or Not claims is the shortest and deepest in the world. A comfortable 57 degrees year round, the boat tour offers a visit into the timeless world of a Kentucky Natural wonder. The guided walking tour along the river's edge will bring alive stories of Native Americans, Early European settlers, Civil War troops and the notorious Jesse James.
Riverview At Hobson Grove
Enjoy spectacular views from the cupola while seeing how the upper class lived at Bowling Green’s historic house museum, Riverview at Hobson Grove. Built by Atwood and Juliet VanMeter Hobson on a hill overlooking the Barren River, this historic landmark has been restored to its original splendor and is listed on the National Register. An official site on the Civil War Discovery Trail, the house was used for storage of Confederate munitions when the Rebel forces held Bowling Green.