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Popular Attractions near Mammoth Cave National Park

If you're a first time visitor to Mammoth Cave National Park, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near Mammoth Cave National Park.

What are some good attractions near Mammoth Cave National Park?

Here are some of the most recommended attractions near Mammoth Cave National Park.

National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Dr Warren County, KY

(270) 781-7973
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Site
2995 Lincoln Farm Rd Larue County, KY

(270) 358-3137
Maker's Mark Distillery, Inc.
3350 Burks Spring Rd Loretto, KY

(270) 865-2881
My Old Kentucky Home
501 E Stephen Foster Ave Nelson County, KY

(502) 348-3502
Jefferson County Memorial Forest
Jefferson County, KY
the glass factory
3811 KY-54 Daviess County, KY

(270) 312-2300
Waverly Hills Sanatorium
4400 Paralee Lane Louisville, KY

(502) 933-2142
The Hermitage Farm
The Hermitage
4580 Rachels Ln Davidson County, TN

(615) 889-2941
The Hermitage-Home of President Andrew Jackson
4580 Rachels Ln Davidson County, TN

(615) 889-2941
Opryland USA
2800 Opryland Dr Nashville, TN
2800 Opryland Dr Nashville, TN

(615) 458-3873
Grand Ole Opry
2804 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN

(615) 871-6779
Cumberland River
Nashville, TN


Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:

"Bowling Green, visit the National Corvette Museum and have some good barbecue at Smoky Pig Then head on up to the Cave area."  See More

"The closest National Park that I know of to Hopkinsville is Mammoth Cave National Park Not too far from there is Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical SiteTo the west is Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and west of that is Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site"  See More

"There are several others Maker's Mark Distillery, Inc Search 'Kentucky Bourbon Trail'."  See More

"In Louisville there is a fine Louisville Science Center, tours of Churchill Downs; Lexington offers the Kentucky Horse Park Bardstown offers distillery tours and is the location of My Old Kentucky Home."  See More

"We also have Waverly Hills Sanatorium."  See More

"the glass factory is just around the corner which features a glass blowing shop, art displays, and things glass-based like jewelry."  See More

"If they're interested in history, a visit to The Hermitage Farm, home of Andrew Jackson would be fun."  See More

"The traffic in Nashville is really bad - I was much happier with The Hermitage as an educational stop - Andrew Jackson's home which has a museum in addition to the plantation house."  See More

"Then cut across to Cherokee and go through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge  Before you get to Nashville be sure to visit The Hermitage-Home of President Andrew Jackson"  See More

"Also, a drive out to the Grand Ole Opry would be neat - we went there for a concert at night, but didn't realize how far away it is from Nashville itself - would've been nice to spend a half-day looking around Opryland USA to check out the Gaylord Opryland Resort and all the amenities surrounding it (about a 35-40 minute drive from Nashville)."  See More

"Nashville of course is the center of country music and is famous for the Grand Ole Opry, but also has great food and plenty of other attractions."  See More

"Every other street goes down to the Cumberland River."  See More

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