Things to Do in Cave City, KY

Our list of the best things to do in Cave City, Kentucky, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 15 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Cave City, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.

The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Cave City, KY , followed by 23 popular activities in nearby cities, including Glasgow, Mammoth Cave, Bowling Green, Horse Cave, Cub Run and Park City

Cave City, KY

Highlights
  • Caverns & Caves - 3 Activities
  • Other Adventures - 2 Activities
  • Amusement Parks (All Ages) - 1 Activity
  • Amusement Parks (Kids) - 1 Activity

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Mammoth Cave Adventures
1
4.8 Miles

Mammoth Cave Adventures

1994 Roy Hunter Road, Cave City, KY 42127
Other Adventures
Mammoth Cave is an extensive outdoor adventure park based around the vast underground cave system itself. Visitors can zipline, ride horses, and experience the Super Swing in the forests next to the cave.

Rating

92% 332 Votes Submit a Review
Mammoth Cave Canoe & Kayak
2
5.0 Miles

Mammoth Cave Canoe & Kayak

1240 Old Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY
Kayaking
Break out your paddles and hit the water at Mammoth Cave Canoe & Kayak. Choose between a quick 3 hour trip or a lengthy 3 day camping adventure where you will be led by a guide.

Rating

89% 46 Votes Submit a Review
Dinosaur World
3
1.4 Miles

Dinosaur World

711 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127
Amusement Parks (Kids)
Full size dinosaurs and prehistoric animals are displayed outdoors in Dinosaur World. Gift shops, fossils dig site, picnic areas and playgrounds are some of the other things to be found in here.

Rating

77% 419 Votes Submit a Review
Jesse James Riding Stables
4
2.6 Miles

Jesse James Riding Stables

3057 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY
Horseback Riding
Also named the Kentucky Action Park, Jesse James Riding Stables offers horseback riding tours on the 500 acres property, where Jesse James once robbed trains.

Rating

83% 154 Votes Submit a Review
Onyx Cave
5
1.2 Miles

Onyx Cave

101 Huckleberry Knob Road, Cave City, KY 42127
Caverns & Caves
Filled with rock formations that took thousands of years to form, Onyx Cave has a variety of caves for visitors to explore. The facility has a gift shop that sells gems, rocks, and other geology themed gifts.

Rating

90% 98 Votes Submit a Review
Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum
6
0.7 Miles

Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum

409 East Happy Valley St, Cave City, KY 42127
Nature & Wildlife Areas
The animals of North America, Africa, and India come together at the Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum. Animals are held in their natural environment, and the settings allow for closer observation than at many zoos.

Rating

77% 52 Votes Submit a Review
Big Mike's Rock & Gift Shop
7
4.5 Miles

Big Mike's Rock & Gift Shop

566 Old Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127
Gift Shops
While also having displayed the largest dinosaur skull in the world (5 feet-long, 65 million years old skull), Big Mike's Rock & Gift Shop sells rocks, minerals, gems and fossils, as well as other souvenirs. It also has a mystery house.

Rating

65% 119 Votes Submit a Review
Kentucky Action Park
8
2.6 Miles

Kentucky Action Park

3057 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127
Other Adventures
Also named the Jesse James Riding Stable, Kentucky Action Park has go-karts, bumper cars and boats, a mini golf course, outlaw caves, and other attractions.

Rating

66% 274 Votes Submit a Review
Crystal Onyx Cave
9
2.3 Miles

Crystal Onyx Cave

Caverns & Caves
Cave coral, a large central column, and a wall of cave stones that resemble bacon form the heart of Crystal Onyx Cave. The wet cave system is actively forming, and thirty-minute toursare available daily.

Rating

89% 27 Votes Submit a Review
Green River Canoeing
10
3.3 Miles

Green River Canoeing

Hwy. 70 - Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY
Canoeing
Green River Canoeing is a canoe and kayak outfitter with canoe trips of 8 to 12 miles that last up to 5.5 hours. They also offer backcountry use permits which are required for camping along the river.

Rating

83% 12 Votes Submit a Review

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