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Explore Kentucky roadside attractions and other tourist traps, restaurants, stops, and detours to add to your Kentucky road trip itinerary.

Big Mike's Mystery House in Cave City, Kentucky

Big Mike’s Mystery House in Cave City, Kentucky

On a road trip between Chicago, Illinois and Chattanooga, Tennessee, we took a detour into Cave City, Kentucky. Cave City is a crazy anomaly of a town, full of American wonders. They had everything from a motel shaped like a teepee to a dinosaur park to cave exploration to a wax museum. Unfortunately, Cave City had way too many attractions to pack into a short...

Dinosaur World in Cave City, Kentucky

Dinosaur World in Cave City, Kentucky

Dinosaur World in Cave City, Kentucky is a museum and park that features giant dinosaur sculptures and educational centers. You can dig for fossils, pan for minerals, play in a dino-themed playground, and hang out with hundreds of life-sized dinosaurs. Fake, I hope. Because no one wants to see any Jurassic Park situations over here. I drove through Cave City a couple...

Wigwam Village Inn #2 teepee shaped motel in Cave City, Kentucky

Wigwam Village Inn #2 in Cave City, Kentucky

On a road trip between Chicago, Illinois and Chattanooga, Tennessee, my friends and I took a detour into Cave City, Kentucky. Cave City is a crazy anomaly of a town, full of American wonders. They had everything from Big Mike’s Mystery House (a fun house full of optimal illusions) to a dinosaur park to cave exploration to a wax museum. Unfortunately, Cave City...