4 days in Lexington & Elizabethtown Itinerary

4 days in Lexington & Elizabethtown Itinerary

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4 days in Lexington & Elizabethtown Itinerary

Elizabethtown
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Lexington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Elizabethtown
— 1 night
Elizabethtown

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Woodford Reserve Distillery and then bet on a winner at Keeneland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery and then admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lexington travel website .

Elizabethtown to Lexington is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, daytime highs in Lexington are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Elizabethtown.

Things to do in Lexington

#Museums, #Fun & Games, #Parks

Side Trips

Woodford Reserve Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery
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Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

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Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown ©
Elizabethtown is a home rule-class city and the county seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Maker's Mark, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Limestone Branch Distillery, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, stroll through Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, and then Head underground at Onyx Cave.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Elizabethtown trip planning site .

Drive from Lexington to Elizabethtown in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Elizabethtown

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, Maker's Mark, Onyx Cave, Mammoth Cave National Park
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Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
Limestone Branch Distillery ©
Limestone Branch Distillery