10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Lexington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Covington
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Louisville
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Seattle

3
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lexington: Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort), Ark Encounter (in Williamstown) and Claiborne Farm (in Paris). There's much more to do: catch the contagious excitement of Keeneland, sample the fine beverages at Bourbon 30 Spirits Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., and experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington road trip app .

Seattle to Lexington is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Lexington due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Lexington: highs are around 84°F and lows about 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Covington.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Georgetown, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Ark Encounter, Claiborne Farm
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Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park

1
night
Covington

Covington
Covington is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking Rivers. On the 5th (Fri), examine the collection at Creation Museum, then snap pictures at Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Newport Aquarium.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Covington trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Lexington to Covington in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Covington

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Newport, Creation Museum
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Creation Museum
Creation Museum
Newport Aquarium ©
Newport Aquarium

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Lost River Cave, examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, then trek along Fat Man's Misery, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Park City trip planner .

You can drive from Covington to Park City in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Covington to Park City due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Park City can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Bowling Green, Dinosaur World
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maker's Mark (in Loretto) and Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum (in Elizabethtown). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, and try to win big at Churchill Downs.

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You can drive from Park City to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Park City to Louisville. In June, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Maker's Mark
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Distillery Tours

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