10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lexington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Loretto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bowling Green
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: Mexico City

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville is known for museums, nature, casinos, breweries, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, try to win big at Churchill Downs, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the views from The Big Four Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Louisville holiday planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to Louisville is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Louisville. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mexico City in November, with highs in Louisville at 16°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lexington: Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles), Ark Encounter (in Williamstown) and Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at Keeneland, experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, pause for some serene contemplation at Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church, and admire all the interesting features of Rupp Arena.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Lexington online road trip planner .

Drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Loretto.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Casinos Nature

Side Trips

Buffalo Trace Distillery, Ark Encounter, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, Woodford Reserve Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter ©
Ark Encounter
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park

1
night
Loretto

Loretto ©
Loretto is a home rule-class city in Marion County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Shaq & Coco, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral, then learn about winemaking at McIntyre's Winery & Berries, and finally sample the fine beverages at Maker's Mark.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Loretto trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lexington to Loretto takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Loretto can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Loretto

Historic Sites Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bardstown
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral ©
Shaq & Coco ©
Shaq & Coco
McIntyre's Winery & Berries ©
McIntyre's Winery & Berries

2
nights
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Corvette Museum, Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park, and then catch a live event at Bowling Green Ballpark.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bowling Green trip planner .

You can drive from Loretto to Bowling Green in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Loretto to Bowling Green is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Bowling Green can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Bowling Green Ballpark ©
Bowling Green Ballpark

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