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Cave City: The Vacation Location!

It’s 56 degrees year round (underground).  Dinosaurs Roam. Mike’s House is a Mystery. Concrete Wigwams have no Indians, and everyone can fly on a zip line. Paddle, hike, bike and ride the two-fer-one park with underground discoveries and above ground fun at Mammoth Cave National Park.

Mammoth Cave National Park is the second oldest tourist attraction in the United States, Kentucky’s first tourist attraction,  a World Heritage Site, and International Biosphere Reserve. Mammoth Cave National Park boasts 53,000 acres of natural preserve and the longest cave system in the world with over 4000 mile of passages and 400 miles of mapped passageways.

WHERE?  Exit 53, Interstate 65

  • Less than 95 miles from Louisville, KY, and Nashville, TN
  • Area lodging establishments accommodate up to 1000 people
  • Over 14 eating establishments
  •  Cave City is Kentucky’s Cave Capitol has 9 caves offering over 21 different tours for all experience levels, with two that are handicap accessible
  • Cave City is also the Zip Line Capitol of Kentucky with 3 zip lines
  • Over 50,000 square feet of antiques and flea markets
  • Horseback riding, canoeing, ziplining, hiking, biking and various other outdoor activities
  • Easy access to numerous museums, historical and cultural attractions, agri-tourism, vineyards and farmer’s markets.

Events and Activities

June 3-9
Cave Appreciation Week 
Mammoth Cave National Park
Daily Activities:
1:00 PM Nature Tracks for Kids
(Duration: 45 minutes. Begins at the Visitor Center.)
3:45 PM Echo River Spring Walk
(Duration: 45 minutes. Begins at Echo River Trailhead.)
4:00 PM Porch Talk
(Duration: 15 minutes. Begins at Visitor Center.)

June 6
Mammoth Cave National Park
Park Amphitheater
7:30 PM by Ranger Chelsea Ballard, “A Journey Down the Drain: The Story of Sinkholes.”


 June 7   7 PM
The Jenny Roads  Band
The Front Porch
1004 Mammoth Cave Road
Cave City, KY

June  12, 19, 26  6:30pm
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The Front Porch
1004 Mammoth Cave Road
Cave City, KY

Events and Activities

June 23, 2018
Empowered Shopping Event
Cave City Convention Center
502 Mammoth Cave St.
Cave City, KY

June 30, 2018
4:30 pm Parade
5:30 pm Concert: Green River Boys
Downtown Cave City, KY

July 3, 2018, 9pm
Yogi Jellystone Mammoth Cave
1002 Mammoth Cave Rd.
Cave City, KY