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
  • 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
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4.8 Miles
92% 332 votes
Other Adventures 1994 Roy Hunter Road, Cave City, KY 42127 MoreLess Info
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.
5.0 Miles
89% 46 votes
Kayaking 1240 Old Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY MoreLess Info
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.
1.4 Miles
77% 419 votes
Amusement Parks (Kids) 711 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127 MoreLess Info
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.
2.6 Miles
83% 154 votes
Horseback Riding 3057 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY MoreLess Info
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.
1.2 Miles
90% 98 votes
Caverns & Caves 101 Huckleberry Knob Road, Cave City, KY 42127 MoreLess Info
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.
0.7 Miles
77% 52 votes
Nature & Wildlife Areas 409 East Happy Valley St, Cave City, KY 42127 MoreLess Info
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.
4.5 Miles
65% 119 votes
Gift Shops 566 Old Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127 MoreLess Info
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.
2.6 Miles
66% 274 votes
Other Adventures 3057 Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY 42127 MoreLess Info
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.
2.3 Miles
89% 27 votes
Caverns & Caves Cave City, KY MoreLess Info
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.
3.3 Miles
83% 12 votes
Canoeing Hwy. 70 - Mammoth Cave Road, Cave City, KY MoreLess Info
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.
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