Bowling Green Kentucky is home to Western Kentucky University, the National Corvette Museum, and all sorts of other Bowling Green attractions and Kentucky sights that will make for an interesting vacation.
Some people like to start their Bowling Green vacations by visiting Chaney’s Dairy Farm. Here you can get a few scoops of delicious fresh homemade ice cream and tour a working dairy farm. This provides an excellent educational opportunity for children, as they get to see baby Jersey calves and participate in a hands-on learning center where they can learn how to milk a cow. The Kentucky tours run from April to October and are by reservation only, however the main barn where you can buy dairy products is open daily. The farm hosts all kinds of family events, so check with them before you start planning your next Bowling Green vacations to see what they have in store.
The Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon is one of the
top Bowling Green attractions and one of the main reasons
you should consider a Kentucky vacation. The amusement
park is located right next to the Barren River and is
filled with beautiful Beech trees. You will find a lively
amusement park, a strip for drag racing, and an enormous
water park. Some of the rides and attractions at the amusement
park are antique cars, a thrilling ride called the “shock
drop,” and a whimsical miniature golf course. There
is even a petting zoo full of small friendly animals.
Splash Lagoon’s major attractions include three water slides and a huge children’s leisure pool to cool off during the warm Kentucky summer. The park is very affordable, and children’s prices are significantly discounted. It’s a good idea to check with the park to see what the current rates are.
For corvette lovers, the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky is the place to go. This museum is dedicated to everything having to do with the famous convertibles and ranks among the top picks of Bowling Green attractions. Some car enthusiasts decide to devote their entire Bowling Green vacations to wandering around the Corvette museum and exploring more than 50 different Corvette models.
Learn about the legendary history of Corvettes and the ways that the car has changed throughout the years by viewing Corvette related movies, videos, and memorabilia. An interactive exhibit called the “Pit Crew Challenge” will show you how pit crew workers change tires and tune up Corvette race cars in record time.
After touring the museum, visitors can see first hand
how a Corvette is assembled at the Bowling Green Kentucky
GM assembly plant. Out of all of the Bowling Green
Attractions, car enthusiasts seem to enjoy this attraction
the most because it gives them a chance to see newly produced
Corvettes. The tour lasts for an hour and is offered
three times during the day. If you have children
under the age of seven, touring the GM assembly plant
isn’t an option because of safety hazards.
Rest assure, however, that there are dozens of things
to do in Kentucky for young people.
For the ultimate place to relax on Bowling Green vacations,
spend some time in the downtown district of Bowling Green.
Eclectic shops and cafes can be found on every street
corner. There are festivals going
on downtown all year long, including TGIF Downtown and
the popular Downtown Lights Up. Downtown Lights Up takes
place in early December and will get you ready for the
holiday season by offering a tree lighting ceremony, carriage
rides, and a visit from Santa Clause.
Antique enthusiasts will love taking a visit to Flea Land, Bowling Green’s largest indoor flea market. With 85,000 square feet of space occupied by antique dealers, you may find the perfect antique souvenir.
Of course, no trip to Bowling Green would be complete without an underwater boat tour at the Lost River Cave and Valley. The tour includes a historic walk through one of the largest cave entrances east of the Mississippi River. The river running through the cave is believed to be the shortest and the deepest in the world. You can also learn about historical figures, such as Jesse James, who once strolled through the cave. If you enjoyed the Lost River Cave and Valley and want to see more caves on your Kentucky trip, be sure to take a visit to Mammoth Cave National Park, the world"s largest cave system that.