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If your Corvette car club is considering visiting Bowling Green Kentucky, this page should help you plan your visit.

Corvettes Limited of Bowling Green KY Inc. (CLBG) has put this page together to help your club make the most out of your trip to Bowling Green. 

If you need additional information or have any questions contact Contact CLBG

     Suggestions for making your visit run smoothly

Bowling Green is in CENTRAL TIME ZONE.
Plan ahead and make reservations. Motels, plant tours, track  time and VIP tours can get booked up at times.
Most of the Corvette attractions are at I-65 Exit 28.
A large share of Motels and Restaurants are at I-65 Exit 22.
For Motel, Restaurant and Events, go to:
Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-326-7465  or 270-782-0800
Web Site  https://www.visitbgky.com/
Email  info@visitbgky.com
        Western Kentucky University
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             At the National Corvette Museum (NCM)

Be sure to visit our CLBG NCM Page and NCM Web Site for general information.
Some clubs come in conjunction with a scheduled delivery of one of their members new Corvette, or the NCM Experience for an older Corvette.  They will enjoy their special day at the museum with their closest Corvette buddies.
Ask the Museum about Club Visit packages.  This special package includes a guided NCM tour, plant tour, boxed lunch from the Corvette Cafe and special commemorative hard card with lanyard. This package is a good value around $20 or $25 per person.
Arrange for a VIP guided tour of the museum.  While on the tour ask, your guide if you can go behind the scenes at our repair and maintenance shop (you never know if you don't ask).  Don’t forget that your admission to the museum is good all day long so feel free to go back in.
Purchase a brick for your club and/or club members approximately six weeks before your planned visit, and enjoy a special dedication and unveiling while you are here.
Park your cars together around the circle in front of the main entrance for a photo op.
As you go through the museum there are professional photographers taking your pictures.  You can ask them to take group photos.
Any one who has taken delivery of a Corvette at the museum (R8C) can ask at the store and they will take you back to a room to see the R8C merchandise which is only available to participants of this program.
Ask about maps for local road tours.  Kentucky has many beautiful “Corvette” roads just waiting for clubs to enjoy.


                    GM Corvette Assembly Plant
      PLEASE NOTE: PLANT TOURS ARE 
    UNAVAILABLE AND RESUME IN 2019.

Plant Tours (if tours are available on your dates) are run by the NCM.  There are standard tours, V.I.P. tours and watch your car being built (advanced arrangements needed) tours available. For a group, the standard tour works well for up to 25 people, but make sure you make reservations early to keep  everyone in the same group.
   Corvette Plant
   I-65 Exit 28
   600 Corvette Drive
   Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
   270-781-7973
   http://www.corvettemuseum.org/visit/plant-tours/







                         At the NCM Motorsport Park (MSP)

Be sure to visit our CLBG Motorsport Park page and NCM MSP Web Site for general information.
If your club would like to get on the track, call ahead with your dates.
Most of the time the track is open for visitors and there is never an admission charge to go in and look around.  There are several places to see and watch the track such as the Holley Tower.  Follow signs to steps up to the roof viewing area.
For a club activity, be sure to check out the Kartplex.  It is a blast for a group of friends or just one.
  NCM Motorsport Park
  I-65 Exit 28
  505 Grimes Road
  Bowling Green, KY
  270.777.4509 or 270.777.4507 
  http://motorsportspark.org/


                           Nearby Attractions

Beech Bend Raceway - Drag Strip - Amusement Park.  Home to events like LS Fest.      https://www.beechbend.com/ 
Chaney's Dairy Barn - Homemade ice cream & sandwich spot set on a working dairy farm offering tours & events.
http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/ 
Cruise-in on Tuesday nights between April and October Behind Bruster's ice cream located at 2712 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY.
Lost River Cave - Boat tours float through Lost River Cave in the middle of Bowling Green.    www.lostrivercave.com 
Mammoth Cave National Park is located just 20 miles north of Bowling Green, off I-65 exit 48.  It is open year-round and offers a variety of tours, nature trails, wild animals and birds.  www.nps.gov/maca/  
Old Friends at Kentucky Downs - Thoroughbred retirement farm located just minutes south of Bowling Green, off I-64 exit 2.  Make your visit to Kentucky complete by meeting these beautiful horses and make friends by feeding them treats.
www.oldfriendsequine.org/kentuckydowns






                 


             Attractions Within a 2-Hour Drive


Nashville - Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, The Hermitage.
Louisville - Churchill Downs, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.
Distilleries - Makers Mark, Jim Beam, Heaven Hill, Wild Turkey, Four Roses, Woodford Reserve, (to name a few!)


      If you need additional information or have any questions contact Contact Us