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A multitude of fun things to do awaits you in Bowling Green, KY, from riding roller coasters at the Beech Bend amusement park to exploring underground passages at Mammoth Cave National Park. When you choose the Country Inn & Suites hotel as your home base, you can enjoy easy access to area attractions like the National Corvette Museum and the Civil War Discovery Trail. You also won't want to miss taking a boat ride at the Lost River Cave, strolling the grounds at the South Union Shaker Village and mulling over the exhibits at the Kentucky Museum.
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Beech Bend

5.57 mi / 8.96 km from the hotel
Find fun for the whole family at Beech Bend, home to an amusement park, a raceway and a campground. After catching a race on the drag strip, get your fill of thrills with roller coasters, live shows, mini golf and go-karts.

Chaney's Dairy Barn

7.09 mi / 11.4 km from the hotel
Share a pint of premium homemade ice cream with the kids at Chaney's Dairy Barn. While you're here, browse the selection of artisan crafts for a souvenir and buy some fresh produce to snack on back at the hotel.

Kentucky Museum

3.8 mi / 6.12 km from the hotel
Explore the exhibits at this historical museum, housed on the campus of Western Kentucky University, to see period clothing, paintings, quilts, antique furniture and even campaign memorabilia for U.S. presidents like Abraham Lincoln.

Lost River Cave

3.12 mi / 5.02 km from the hotel
Go underground to crawl through secret passages and to take a boat ride along the mysterious Lost River. After the tour, head to the surface to splash around in the refreshing cold spring.

Mammoth Cave National Park

22.86 mi / 36.79 km from the hotel
With more than 400 miles of spectacular caverns, Mammoth Cave is the longest-known cave system in the world. Don't miss the waterfall-like formations of the Niagara Falls section or the visitors' signatures on the ceiling at Gothic Avenue.

National Corvette Museum

4.94 mi / 7.96 km from the hotel
It first hit the streets in 1953, and now the Chevrolet Corvette is an icon that has earned top recognition around the world. Trace the history of one of America's most recognizable sports cars at the National Corvette Museum.