Are you a Bowling Green local and looking for a little getaway? Why not take a staycation in Bowling Green?  You have the vacation time, so you might as well use it. Stick around locally for the holidays and help support your friends and neighbors by keeping your travel dollars local. (Dominant blog photo by Wayne Garmon Photography)

Here are five ideas on how to have an enjoyable staycation in Bowling Green.

1. Visit museums! Bowling Green, KY has no shortage. The National Corvette Museum, Historic RailPark & Train Museum, Downing Museum, and Riverview at Hobson Grove.


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2. Go underground. Lost River Cave is one of the coolest spots in Bowling Green. When was the last time you've taken the only cave boat tour in the state? Or head 30 minutes north and explore Mammoth Cave National Park. Tours regularly sell out so make your reservations in advance. Both also have great trails above ground that you can explore. Need more ideas for outdoor adventures? There's an I 💚 BG Blog article for that! 


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3. Go shopping. This is a great time to shop local and explore some of the wonderful stores that Bowling Green has to offer. Whether you're looking for custom pottery, fine cigars or the latest fashions, there's sure to be a shop that will fit your needs — and you'll support a local business owner. Fountain Square Park is a great starting place for local stores.

4. Tasty eats. Bowling Green is home to so many great, locally-owned restaurants. Take a few nights off from cooking and enjoy some of our restaurants — whether you eat them from the comfort of your kitchen, hotel room or restaurant patio.


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5. Sleep local. Why not treat yourself to a stay in one of Bowling Green's fantastic hotels? Many Bowling Green properties have indoor swimming pools, which the kids will love. It's always nice to get out of your own home for a few days while you explore BGKY. 

If you need more ideas on how to experience a Bowling Green staycation, then check out our things to do page.

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