Wave Pool at Beech Bend's Splash Lagoon

Things to Do in Bowling

Green, Kentucky


Find your starting line to fun!

We have the green light signaling a full-throttle recovery, and if you've given travel the green light, BGKY is open! Embrace nature at the Baker Arboretum or hit the trails at Shanty Hollow Lake while being safely social distanced. All City and County parks including Aviation Heritage Park are open for use of trails, water access, disc golf courses and green spaces in addition to park playgrounds. Retail shopping partners are ready to welcome you, and restaurants are currently allowed 100% capacity with carryout or delivery still an option at most. 


See why Bowling Green is "Geared for fun" at the well-known spots like the National Corvette Museum and the GM Corvette Assembly Plant, where you can get a behind-the-scenes look at an American classic, both the car and the dedicated work force, once tours resume! If you're geared for speed, get behind the wheel or in the passenger seat at the NCM Motorsports Park, where there's even family-friendly fun at the Kartplex.

Need to escape the daily hustle? Don’t crawl in a hole, at Lost River Cave, you can ride by boat into an underground labyrinth. Then watch as racers crawl into the drivers’ seat at Beech Bend Raceway after the kids burn their rubber at the adjacent Beech Bend Amusement Park and Splash Lagoon. But don’t stop there!

Cruise the slow lane to discover our hidden gems like beautiful Downtown Fountain SquareChaney’s Dairy Barn, the Historic Railpark & Train Museum, and Riverview at Hobson Grove. In Bowling Green, we’re respectful of our Civil War history, boastful of our aviators, proud of our heritage, and downright giddy about our future!

Wind down the day by challenging the crew with indoor rock climbing or an escape game, and then be sure to check out what our home-grown chefs are creating at local restaurants! You'll sleep tight with more than 30 hotels from which to choose, and there's even a special ROAD TRIP rate being offered by one!