Beech Bend & Splash Lagoon
Amusement Park – Beech Bend Raceway – Bowling Green, KY
Beech Bend Amusement Park offers dozens of rides including the top-rated Kentucky Rumbler wooden coaster, plus Splash Lagoon Water Park, Granny Jones’ Petting Farm, Gold Rush mini-golf, games, go-carts and live entertainment daily. A new amphitheater will host three stage shows will are included in park admission. “Kentucky Calling” will feature singers, songs and songwriters native to Kentucky, a magic show will feature magic, illusions and ventriloquism, and Beech Bend Super Star Talent show puts guests on the stage in an “American Idol type” contest weekly. The rides line up includes family rides, children’s rides and thrill rides for all ages. The park is getting two new attractions for 2011– Tiki Island and a Haunted House. Soft drinks, parking and sunscreen are free. Admission prices are family friendly and affordable. You truly can “Spend the day, without spending a fortune.”
Splash Lagoon Water Park features a new wave pool, lazy river and Tiki Island play structure plus a giant leisure pool, Raging Rapids water slides and a children’s play structure. Tiki Island includes seven slides, a tipping bucket and many interactive water elements. The water park opens May 19th and will remain open through September 18th (weather permitting). Inner tubes/mats and sunscreen are free in Splash Lagoon.
Parking and unlimited soft drinks are FREE every day at Beech Bend Park. Log on to beechbend.com for directions and admission and season pass information.
Beech Bend Raceway features a nationally recognized quarter-mile drag strip as well as an oval track for stock car racing. NHRA drag racing is featured on Sunday afternoons and fun and grudge racing is featured on Tuesday and Saturday nights. The drag racing March-November including numerous, national special events. Stock car racing – Friday nights April-September.
Over 150 Lifesize Dinosaurs – Cave City, KY
Dinosaur World is an outdoor self guided museum with over 150 life size dinosaurs. Children can dig for fossils and take home 3 at the Fossil Dig! Pan for real minerals and gemstones at the NEW Dino Gem Excavation. Uncover a life size Stegosaurus skeleton from under the sand at the Boneyard and check out the indoor museum with real artifacts!
Jellystone Park Camp & Resort
Home of YOGI BEAR™ – Cave City, KY
Welcome to Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort in Cave City, Kentucky! We’re the home of YOGI BEAR™ and “The Gateway to Mammoth Cave National Park” in South-central Kentucky. We’re located in the heart of Kentucky’s Cave Country and have the best in Mammoth Cave camping facilities. We hope that you take advantage of the many cave tours offered by the U.S. Park Service at Mammoth Cave National Park!
Kentucky Action Park
Cave City, KY
Our major attractions are Jesse James Riding Stables, the Alpine Slide and Outlaw Cave but there’s so much more! We also feature: Western Themed Miniature Golf Course, Stable Snack Shop, video & pool games, jump or flip on bungee “Trampoline Thing”, climb up giant 24-Foot “Rock Wall”, ride 22-foot inflatable “Thriller Slide”, “Old Time” photo studio, bumper cars, bumper boats and exciting Go-Cart Track.
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
Mammoth Onyx Cave – Horse Cave, KY
Kentucky Down Under is an interactive educational Australian themed Animal Park & beautifully decorated cave, Kentucky Caverns. Visitors participate activities including hands on contact with Australian animals. Where else can you hand-feed colorful lorikeets in a walk-in Aviary, help with the chores at the Woolshed, meet a Kangaroo at the Outback, learn about Aboriginal culture, mine for gemstones and much more!
Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum
Exotic Wildlife on Display – Cave City, KY
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 (including the Snow Leopard – one of the rarest cats in the world), deer, sheep, ox, and much more. But the museum doesn’t stop at the big animals; we also have a huge selection of marine life, insects, birds, and many more creatures.