Surprises Around Every Bend in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Garden pond with statuary at Baker Arboretum

There’s plenty in the way of art and entertainment in addition to Bowling Green’s outdoor allure, and a visit to the Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum combines both. Wander through the lush landscape and gardens that overlook Western Kentucky University, then browse the on-site art museum. The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center hosts an impressive lineup of musical acts, comedy shows, and theatrical productions.