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