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Located just 20 miles south of Bowling Green via I-65 or scenic US 31-W Bypass, the pleasant scenery and historic architecture of this vibrant community make Franklin, Ky. a great day-trip during your Bowling Green vacation. Admire the life-sized outdoor murals, horse sculptures made entirely of horseshoes, or try your luck at Kentucky Downs. Call or visit online for more information. Located just 20 miles south of Bowling Green via I-65 or US 31W, Franklin is home to Dueling Grounds Distillery and Kentucky Downs Gaming plus a historic district surrounding the town’s iconic 1882 courthouse. Discover boutique shops and antiques, eateries, an art gallery, certified Kentucky crafts, and a museum, then step inside the church where Johnny Cash and June Carter married in 1968. For more information, call or visit online.