Just a few miles away from Barren River Lake and Mammoth Cave National Park is Bowling Green, KY. Bowling Green is a historic town as it was founded by pioneers in 1798. The town started to bloom right after the steamboat commerce on the nearby Barren River helped the town thrive. Although the city started to urbanize very fast, agriculture stayed as an important part of Bowling Green. Nowadays it is best known to be the only place in the United States that manufactures Corvettes, and this helped Bowling Green to build an exciting city. There is so much to see and even more to do in Bowling Green, so do not hesitate to plan a vacation here.
Bowling Green is the perfect place for nature enthusiasts and history lovers. The city has a good mixture of activities and landmarks so everyone can easily find something good here. As mentioned, Bowling Green is home to the Corvette factory and there is also a National Corvette Museum where visitors can see every step of assembly, models which were dreamed but never manufactured, and see the first models ever. This is a great spot for everyone, not just car lovers. Furthermore, the Historic Rail Park and Train Museum is an excellent place where visitors can learn about the history of railroads and how the rail connections effected cities. For those who love museums and nature as well, the Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum is a fantastic place to check out. The over 100 acres of land is used for educational purposes, and it is set on the ridge of the famous rolling hills of Kentucky. It is both an informative and an exciting place to see.
The city also offers a well preserved historic downtown area so attend a guided - and free! - tour of the central city where tourists can see the amazing historic buildings and also learn all about them.
Additionally, the city is well known for the caves found in the heart of Bowling Green. Do not miss the opportunity to explore the ancient caves and plan a trip to Lost River Caves, where boat tours, seasonal butterfly habitats, and miles of trails await visitors. Mammoth Cave National Park is also very close to Bowling Green and it is a beautiful national park where dozens of recreational activities are available for visitors. Those who like hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, or bird watching, will love it here.
The best area to stay in Bowling Green is near downtown, and is known as the College Hill Historic District. There are the amazing restaurants and bars, cafes and night clubs, and parks all located in this the historical downtown area. Tourists can even stay in a historical buildings, many of which have been transformed into beautiful vacation homes.
The most popular time to visit Bowling Green is early October and late May, when the warm Kentucky weather and the lack of rain is very pleasing for traveling.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Bowling Green. The hottest month in Bowling Green is July, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 2 ˚F. The wettest month in Bowling Green is November with 8.59 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 2.28 inches of rain.
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