Natcher Parkway

  • Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
  • Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
72 miles

I-165 (formerly Natcher Parkway) travels the Western Kentucky roads that witnessed the birth of bluegrass music, the Corvette and delicious mutton barbecue. 

Whether you're interested in sampling the finest Kentucky BBQ or test-driving the most classic sports car in America, you'll find plenty worth stopping for on this Kentucky drive. You can even save some time to play underground at Lost River Cave and other subterranean spots in the Mammoth Cave area.

Must-Stops on I-165

Moonlite Bar B Q Inn Photo

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn

2840 W Parrish Ave
Owensboro, KY 42303

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum Photo

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum

311 W 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301

Bill Monroe's Homeplace Photo

Bill Monroe's Homeplace

6210 U.S. Hwy. 62 E.
Rosine, KY 42320

Lost River Cave Photo

Lost River Cave

2818 Nashville Rd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Chaney's Dairy Barn and Restaurant Photo

Chaney's Dairy Barn and Restaurant

9191 Nashville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Travelers Cellar Winery Photo

Travelers Cellar Winery

3220 Fuqua Rd
Rockfield, KY 42274

Downing Museum at Baker Arboretum Photo

Downing Museum at Baker Arboretum

4801 Morgantown Rd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

South Union Shaker Village Photo

South Union Shaker Village

896 Shaker Museum Road
Auburn, KY 42206

A road stretches past equestrian fencing and rolling bluegrass hills in Kentucky

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