John Carpenter's Reel Sites, Real Scary Driving Tour

Driving tour begins on Scottsville Road |
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This entertaining driving tour highlights streets and locations mentioned in some of John Carpenter's films as well as his childhood home, high school and other sites associated with the Master of Horror.

Carpenter spent his formative years in Bowling Green after his father, Howard Carpenter, began as a professor of music at WKU in 1953 and eventually serving as head of the Music Department from 1965 to 1975. Learn more about John's Bowling Green connections and affections on our John Carpenter microsite at https://www.visitbgky.com/johncarpenter.