10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky travel route builder

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Petersburg
— 2 nights
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Williamstown
— 2 nights
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Lexington
— 5 nights
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Petersburg

— 2 nights
Located on the site of an ancient Indian settlement, Petersburg is a small rural community.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site and then get curious at Creation Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Petersburg travel planning app.

Dallas to Petersburg is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Petersburg hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Williamstown.

Things to do in Petersburg

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Williamstown

— 2 nights
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at William Arnold Log House, bet on your favorite at Kentucky Speedway, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Neeley Family Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with EarthJOY Tree Adventures, sample the fine beverages at The Old Pogue Distillery, then take an in-depth tour of 1811 Historic Jail, and finally do a tasting at Verona Vineyards.

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Getting from Petersburg to Williamstown by car takes about an hour. July in Williamstown sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Williamstown

Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Lexington

— 5 nights

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate and Lexington Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Distillery Tours and Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lexington: Salato Wildlife Education Center (in Frankfort), Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea (in Berea) and Harrodsburg (Old Fort Harrod State Park & Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Great American Dollhouse Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Christ the King, experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, and gain insight at University of Kentucky.

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Drive from Williamstown to Lexington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Kentucky travel guide

4.5
Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.