5 days in Kentucky & Cincinnati Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky & Cincinnati Itinerary

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5 days in Kentucky & Cincinnati Itinerary

Vancouver
Fly:  10​h
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Mammoth Cave National Park
— Few hours
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Vancouver

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day
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern and then identify plant and animal life at Jefferson Memorial Forest.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Louisville planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Louisville is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Louisville when traveling from Vancouver in March, with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Louisville

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Jefferson Memorial Forest
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Jefferson Memorial Forest ©
Jefferson Memorial Forest
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern

2
days
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and then stroll through Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. On your second day here, meet the residents at Newport Aquarium, then identify plant and animal life at Cincinnati Nature Center, and then admire the striking features of Carew Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Cincinnati

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Newport Aquarium, Cincinnati Nature Center
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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Newport Aquarium ©
Newport Aquarium

few
hours
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Cincinnati to Mammoth Cave National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Mammoth Cave National Park are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park

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