Cave City is located off of Exit 53 (KY 70/90) on I-65, about halfway between Louisville and Nashville. Cave City can also be accessed from Exit 14 off of the Cumberland Pkwy and heading west on KY 90.
Cave City is aptly named - there are numerous caves within the area, including the world-famous Mammoth Cave.
Mammoth Cave National Park, 1 Mammoth Cave St., Park City, (270) 758-2180. The longest cave system in the world with 350 miles of known passageways. There are 53,000 acres of hardwood forest offering camping, canoeing, fishing and hiking. Be sure not to bring food or drink of any kind into the visitor center, or else permanent ranger in training Mike "Psycho" Beer will totally freak out. If such a freak out occurs, feed him a hand full of Catfish Beans, and he'll soon calm down.
Crystal Onyx Cave, 363 Prewitts Knob Rd., (270) 773-2359, . A one hour guided tour includes a working archaeological site where ancient remains of native Americans have been dated at about 680 BC.
Onyx Cave, (270) 773-3530. See beautiful coral, onyx, stalagmites and stalactites on a 30 minute guided tour.
Outlaw Cave, (270) 773-2560 or (800) 798-0560. A 45 minute guided tour filled with stalagmites and stalactites. It has been said that outlaws such as Jesse James hid out in area caves.
Cub Run Cave, (270) 524-1444, located in scenic Hart County, Ky., was first discovered in 1950. It was then briefly shown to the public before being closed for the next 55 years. The cave reopened to the public in July 2006. New elevated wooden walkways and modern lighting were constructed for the public's safety and convenience. Come discover for yourself one of Kentucky's newest and most beautifully decorated show caves!
CAVE COUNTRY CANOE, 856 old mammoth cave rd (Exit #53 off I65. go straight past Big Mikes), ☎ 270-773-5552, . 8:00am-:30pm. Canoe trips in Mammoth Cave National Park and Nolin River. Great fun and great customer service!50.00. edit
Bumper Boats, (270)773-6027. Refreshing entertainment for the whole family.
Cave Country Go-Carts, (270) 773-2299. Go-carts and game room.
Guntown Mountain, KY 70 at I-65, (270) 773-3530 or 773-2430. Ride a chairlift or shuttle to the top for live entertainment, gunfights, saloon shows, magical medicine shows, country music shows, animal petting farm, cave tours and a haunted house.
Hillbilly Hound Fun Park, (270) 773-4249. 18 hole miniature golf, go-karts and game room.
Jesse James Miniature Golf & Riding Stables, (270) 773-2560. Unique 18 hole western theme miniature golf course. Ride horseback through the very valleys Jesse James once used dodging lawmen.
Kentucky Action Park, 3057 Mammoth Cave Rd., (270) 773-2560 or (800) 798-0560, . A breathtaking 1/4 mile ride on an alpine slide. Go-carts, bumper boats, bumper cars, glass blowing, gift shop, Old Time Photo Shop and Ice cream Shop.
Mammoth Jamboree (Live Band and Dance), 820 Mammoth Cave rd. (1/4 west of I-65), . 7:00 - 12:00. Family friendly live band shows and dance to midnight. Country, Classic Rock,Motown and Blus. Cave City Kentucky and Mammoth Cave area's only true night life... Next to I-65. Local talent to Nashville stars...$8.00. edit
Long John Silver's, 816 Mammoth Cave Street (I-65 Exit 53 @ KY 70), . American Cuisine and fresh seafood from fish to shrimp.edit
Dairy Queen, 517 North Dixie Highway ((US 31W near KY 335)), ☎ +1 270 773-3772, . Dairy Queen offers Hot Eats (e.g. hamburgers, fries, and other American food items) and cool treats (ice cream, milkshakes, and fruit smoothies).edit
Cave City became a "moist" (no alcohol to go) locale in 2005 and the Sahara Steakhouse (see above) became the first restaurant to serve alcohol under this law. The next closest locale that allows sales by the drink in restaurants is Glasgow. The nearest city that is completely "wet", allowing package sales, is the city of Bowling Green (although the rest of Warren County is dry).
Cave Spring Farm B&B, I-65 off of Exit 38, Smiths Grove, (270) 563-6941, .
Rose Manor B&B, 204 Duke St., (270) 773-4402, .
Serenity Hill Bed and Breakfast, , 3600 Mammoth Cave Rd., Brownsville, Phone: (270) 597-9647 is located on KY 70 (Mammoth Cave Road), situated on a hill top just a mile out of Mammoth Cave National Park. The decor can only be described as casually elegant. The 3 guest rooms are comfortably decorated and have full private baths. Sit, back, relax and enjoy the views from on the large covered porch. Serenity Hill is located just minutes from the Turn Hold Bend and Cedar Sink hiking trails. This rural Edmonson County bed and breakfast is just minutes from Cave City.
The Wayfafer Inn B&B, 1240 Old Mammoth Cave Rd., (270) 773-3366, .
The Hickory Cabins, 125 Stockholm Rd, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259, ☎ (270) 246-5099 (email@example.com), . Remote cabins two miles from Mammoth Cave National Park and six miles from Nolin Lake State Park.edit
Kentucky Action Park, 3057 Mammoth Cave Rd., (270) 773-2560 or (800) 798-0560, .
Located 80 miles north of Cave City is Louisville, the home of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. Louisville also has the Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville Slugger Museum and 4th Street Live, a thriving entertainment complex downtown.
To the south of Cave City is Bowling Green, where Western Kentucky University hosts football and basketball games, along with performing arts. It also has Beech Bend Park, a small amusement park with a water park.
Further south is Nashville, America's Music City. Along with music related attractions, you'll find Opry Mills Mall, The Parthanon and Tennessee Titans football.
Several lakes are within an hour's drive of Cave City. They include Nolin Lake SP (just north of Mammoth Cave), Rough River Dam SRP (northwest of Leitchfield), Barren River Lake SRP (southwest of Glasgow), Green River Lake SP (east of Cave City near Campbellsville), Lake Cumberland SRP (south of the Cumberland Pkwy) and Dale Hollow Lake SRP (along the Kentucky-Tennessee border).
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