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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“11 minutes, 7 miles. Learn about the design and technological developments of America's iconic sports car, the Corvette. See Corvettes from different eras. Better yet, take a tour of the Corvette Assembly Plant across the street and watch shiny new Corvettes being born!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“17 minutes, 13 miles. A 2-block long river flows out of a 400-foot deep blue hole and disappears in a cave. Boat tours into the cave, hiking trails in the valley, zip lines across the valley, and activities for children.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Fun activities for kid and adult at Beech Bend Amusement Park and Splash Lagoon. Love race car show ? Beech Bend Raceway is a must watch.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Their regular menu is great, but Sunday brunch is even better! But you don't have to wait until Sunday to get the best Hot Chicken you've ever tasted.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“If you love local coffee this is the place to go!! It’s one of the local coffee shops in bowling green!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“15 minutes, 7 miles. Mellow Mushroom serves the best and most exotic pizzas in Bowling Green and other good food in a contemporary atmosphere.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Modern performing arts center with multiple theaters, art galleries & classes for kids & adults.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The only mall in Bowling Green, KY. There is a Belks, JC Penny, Dillards, Old Navy, Boot Barn and much more!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Explore the rail heritage of Bowling Green with a tour of the museum's collection of vintage railcars. A fun choice for family with small children.”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“17 minutes, 8 miles. The Kentucky Bourbon Fillet is the best steak in town, and is uniquely Kentucky. Montana Grille has the atmosphere of the lodge at Yellowstone National Park.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“15 minutes, 7 miles. 440 Main has the most cosmopolitan menu in Bowling Green, with a more refined restaurant on one side and a more casual bar on the other side.”
  • 9 locals recommend
History Museum
“Learn the history of several themed stories from the area - from the Civil War, to native of Bowling Green Duncan Hines (the man behind the cake mix), to a cool display featuring instruments of American excellence (like soccer pro Mia Hamm's shoes, and the underwater camera used to film the Titanic).”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Located in the heart of downtown, just steps from Bowling Green Ball Park. Save room for the galaxy pie!”
  • 3 locals recommend
University
“Clean beautiful campus. Catch a sporting event with great student enthusiasm”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Excellent chefs with delicious daily specials & appetizers - get the bacon wrapped dates, chicken picatta or the spinach salad gorgonzolla with bourbon maple vinaigrette - you won't be disappointed!”
  • 1 local recommends
Baseball Stadium
“Hot Rods Baseball....grab a beer & some peanuts and cheer on the Hot Rods Minor League Baseball Team!”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Their regular menu is great, but Sunday brunch is even better! But you don't have to wait until Sunday to get the best Hot Chicken you've ever tasted.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“If you love local coffee this is the place to go!! It’s one of the local coffee shops in bowling green!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“15 minutes, 7 miles. Mellow Mushroom serves the best and most exotic pizzas in Bowling Green and other good food in a contemporary atmosphere.”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“17 minutes, 8 miles. The Kentucky Bourbon Fillet is the best steak in town, and is uniquely Kentucky. Montana Grille has the atmosphere of the lodge at Yellowstone National Park.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“15 minutes, 7 miles. 440 Main has the most cosmopolitan menu in Bowling Green, with a more refined restaurant on one side and a more casual bar on the other side.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in the heart of downtown, just steps from Bowling Green Ball Park. Save room for the galaxy pie!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Excellent chefs with delicious daily specials & appetizers - get the bacon wrapped dates, chicken picatta or the spinach salad gorgonzolla with bourbon maple vinaigrette - you won't be disappointed!”
  • 1 local recommends
Deli / Bodega
“Some of the best food in Bowling Green. Daily specials and a rotating seasonal menu provide for great food options everyday!!”
  • 6 locals recommend

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