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South Central Kentucky

The Public Theatre of Kentucky - This is the place for high quality theatre and other performing arts events with a goal to enriching the cultural life of those who live in or visit Bowling Green and the surrounding region.

Kentucky Action Park - An alpine slide takes you on a 1/4 mile of thrills and excitement. The Jesse James trail guides will lead you along some of the same paths that the notorious Jesse James took. Guides will lead you into the valley to see, up close, some of the most breathtaking sights that this area has to offer.

Hidden River Cave & Museum - A journey through the museum is a step into an unknown terrain where nature sculpts enormous subterranean chambers out of limestone. Native Americans and early settlers used caves for shelter, food storage, mineral extraction and as a source of drinking water. Discover the history and science of caves and groundwater through a variety of educational and informative exhibits.

Aviation Heritage Park - From the time man first took flight in the early 1900s to the recent shuttle missions into space, South Central Kentucky has played a significant role in the history of aviation.

Dinosaur World Kentucky - See over 150 life size dinosaurs which are displayed outdoors with explanatory signs. Also enjoy the museum, fossil dig, boneyard, mammoth garden, movie cave, playground and more!

Sheltowee Trace Outfitters - A family owned and operated outdoor adventure provider that started running canoes on one river in South-Central Kentucky 18 years ago. Enjoy Whitewater rafting, Canoeing, Paddling Instruction, Climbing Wall, or Cumberland Star River Boat.

The Plaza Theatre - This theater offers a variety of live family entertainment. Touring musicians, and comedy brought to you by The Far Off Broadway Players.

Beech Bend & Splash Lagoon Amusement Park - Amusement park, pool, waterslides, an oval track and a dragstrip. Serving families for over 100 years.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center - Children of all ages will enjoy the zero depth entry, palm trees, water buckets, lemon drops, splash playground, and beautiful beach area. Don't forget the 50 meter pool, two breathtaking water slides, and two diving boards where you can amaze the crowd.

Shaker Museum at South Union - This is a place to visit and learn firsthand about the Shaker way of life. Several of the original buildings have been restored and now house a fine museum of Shaker folklife and material culture, a unique museum shop, overnight lodgings, and the only remaining, operating Shaker post office.

National Corvette Museum - Every Corvette made is produced in Bowling Green. Experience first hand the passion and the excitement of America's Sports Car, the Chevrolet Corvette. The National Corvette Museum was established with a mission of celebrating the invention of the Corvette and preserving its past, present and future.

Historic Railpark & Train Museum - Experience a real passenger train depot, climb aboard railcars, hear about life as a conductor and much more at The Historic Railpark and Train Museum located at the L&N Depot in Bowling Green!

Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum - The museum features some of the greatest animals ever with nearly 14,000 square feet of exhibit area containing rare and exotic animals such as tigers, lions, bears, leopards, deer, sheep, ox, and much more.

Lost River Cave - One of the largest cave openings in the Eastern United States. A Tour of the Cave and Valley includes a 20-minute walking tour of the Valley and Cave opening emphasizing history, geology/hydrology, and folklore; followed by a 20 -to-25 minute boat tour into the cave.

Kentucky Down Under - An Australian themed animal park. Visitors are invited to participate in various activities including hands on contact with Australian animals.

Historic Diamonds Cavern - For over 140 years Historic Diamond Caverns has offered tours of Kentucky's most beautiful cave. Presented by state-of-the-art lighting, Diamond Caverns features intricate drapery deposits lining the halls in cascades of naturally colorful calcite. Thousands of stalactites, stalagmites and flowstone formations decorate the cathedral-like chambers.