Take a road trip, drive a race car and gawk at vintage muscle cars
Get your motor running and head out on the highway. Whether you’re a racing fan, car enthusiast, lover of road trips or all of the above, here are some places around the nation you’ll want to check out in your travels.
National Corvette Museum. In Bowling Green, Kentucky, I-65 runs between the National Corvette Museum and its sister attraction, NCM Motorsports Park. On the west side of the interstate, you can tour the museum’s expansive collection of America’s favorite sports car that includes every generation dating back to the first 1953 model. Many concept cars and racing versions are also on display. To the east at the motorsports park, you can ride in or drive high-performance Corvettes on the road course reaching speeds of more than 100 mph. Visitors can also drive their own cars on the road course. Availability varies based on weather and other events. $12, National Corvette Museum, 350 Corvette Drive, Bowling Green, Kentucky. 800-538-3883, www.corvettemuseum.org. $50-$220, NCM Motorports Park, 505 Kimberlee A. Fast Drive, Bowling Green, Kentucky. 270-777-4509, motorsportspark.org….