Category: Owensboro Attractions

Visit The Top Playground In The World

Kids swinging together on a big swing
You don’t have to travel far from home to visit the world’s best playground. Instead, you need to head to Smothers Park Lazy Dayz Playground in Owensboro. Landscape Architect Network named it the top playground in the world due to its ample space and numerous amenities and features. Get the... [read more]

Fun Facts About Owensboro, KY

Outdoor BBQ Grill w/Flame
Even if you’ve lived in Owensboro your entire life, there’s still probably quite a bit you don’t know about the city. Check out some fun facts about Owensboro to gain insight into the place you love. Then you can quiz your friends and family to find out how much they... [read more]

Head Over To Pioneer Village At Yellow Creek Park

Young woman and young girls holding hands and walking away
The holiday season is the time to reflect on the past. You likely incorporate old traditions into the festivities and think about how life used to be in Owensboro. But, instead of just imagining it, you can explore the old days with a trip to Jim Lambert Pioneer Village at... [read more]

Visit The International Bluegrass Music Museum

Man playing a banjo.
In November 2021, Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson made an official announcement, validating what many already knew to be true. Owensboro is the Bluegrass Music Capital of the World. The mayor cited numerous reasons for the distinction, including the presence of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum. If you’ve... [read more]

Get Your Comfort Food Fix At Cheddar’s

female friends laughing while eating burgers and fries in a restaurant
Do you need some comfort food to decompress after a long day? If so, The Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is the place for you. While some restaurants open cans and packages to prepare meals, they make the food from scratch here. Now the only question is, what should you order? While... [read more]

Chill In The Shade Of These Outdoor Attractions

woman sitting in shade under tree
It might be hot outside, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors. Instead, you can hang out in the shade at a popular Owensboro attraction. Get the details on the best places for staying cool in the summer. These places provide more than a reprieve from the heat.... [read more]

Enjoy The Food And Ambiance At The Miller House

Sliced steak Ribeye
You know that a restaurant is worth a visit when people can’t stop raving about it. That’s the case with The Miller House. This buzz-worthy eatery receives tons of word-of-mouth recommendations, and it’s thriving. Find out why people love this Owensboro restaurant, and then reserve a table. Refined and Cozy Atmosphere It’s... [read more]

Plan A Visit With The Family To Reid’s Orchard

Orchard
On the outskirts of Owensboro, acres of old trees produce delicious fruit, and the rolling farmland of Reid’s Orchard has yielded bounty from Kentucky earth for more than 145 years. The orchard welcomes guests to see the fields and shop their store, so plan you visit to this Owensboro institution! Reid's... [read more]

Check Out The Owensboro Museum Of Science And History

Museum
Every once in a while, you might want to learn something new. While you could always read a book or read up on interesting facts online, it’s almost always more fun to learn new things in an interactive environment. That’s exactly why you should come out to the Owensboro Museum... [read more]

Send The Kids To Harry Potter-Themed Summer Camp

Harry Potter
When it comes to pop culture, there are countless movies, music, books, and television shows that people love. From The Wizard of Oz to The Hunger Games and everything in between, it’s apparent that certain stories not only hold our attention but affect our lives as well. Whether you’re a... [read more]