Bowling Green: Kentucky’s Best Kept Secret

Welcome to Bowling Green, Kentucky – a captivating city with a rich blend of history, culture, and Southern charm! Nestled in the heart of the Bluegrass State, this vibrant community offers a warm welcome to visitors from near and far.

Tucked in the heart of the Bluegrass State, Bowling Green, Kentucky is the hidden gem you need to know about! Kick off the family fun adventure with a drive to Beech Bend Amusement Park & Splash Lagoon. Featuring the award-winning Kentucky Rumbler roller coaster, it’s no wonder this park has been a favorite among locals and tourists for more than 120 years.

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Bowling Green is also home to The National Corvette Museum — a must-visit for anyone, whether they’re a car enthusiast or not! You’ll be blown away by the beauty and history of these iconic American sports cars, both in the museum or on a tour at the newly reopened GM Assembly Plant, where you’ll witness the making of the Corvette from start to finish. Make a pit stop at the NCM Motorsports Park and get in the driver's seat for an unforgettable Corvette racing experience!

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If you prefer natural wonders to manmade ones, you have to check out the underground boat tour at Lost River Cave nestled just below the city. Families will also enjoy the valley’s blue hole trails and the incredible butterfly habitat. Just a short drive away, Mammoth Cave National Park is home to the world’s longest known cave system!

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Chaney's Dairy Barn, featured on Guy Fieri’s All American Road Trip, is a local dairy farm with incredible ice cream flavors to try while you tour the fascinating robotic milking process of their herd of Jersey cows.

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Plenty of history is found throughout the city as well! The Historic Railpark and Train Museum is a living testament to BG’s rail transportation past, with restored Pullman sleeping cars and interactive miniature exhibits for the kids.

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With so much to explore in Bowling Green, it’s the ultimate family destination perfectly positioned between Louisville and Nashville. Come for the cars, stay for the adventure, and leave with memories that will last a lifetime. Bowling Green is not just a hidden gem, it’s a diamond destination waiting for you! See the full calendar of events and more at