Bowling Green is a city in southern Kentucky. The National Corvette Museum features many of the namesake cars, including classics and prototypes. On the outskirts, Beech Bend Raceway stages drag races. The Kentucky Museum has exhibits on state history, including one about the Civil War. Riverview at Hobson Grove is a restored 1800s house and museum. The Lost River Cave has a large cavern accessible by boat.
Kentucky is a southeastern state bounded by the Ohio River in the north and the Appalachian Mountains in the east, with Frankfort the state capital. The state's largest city, Louisville, is home to the Kentucky Derby, the renowned horse race held at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May. The race is preceded by a 2-week festival and celebrated in the Kentucky Derby Museum year-round.
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles' Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.