10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Paducah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Harrodsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Williamstown
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Paducah

Paducah ©
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at William Clark Market House Museum, then explore the world behind art at The National Quilt Museum, then see the interesting displays at Paducah Distilled Spirits, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Paducah Riverwalk, and then learn about winemaking at Purple Toad Winery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paducah trip maker site .

Seattle to Paducah is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Paducah is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in April, you will find days in Paducah are somewhat warmer (70°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Paducah

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum
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William Clark Market House Museum ©
William Clark Market House Museum
The National Quilt Museum ©
The National Quilt Museum
Purple Toad Winery ©
Purple Toad Winery

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. On the 3rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, contemplate the long history of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Tebbs Bend - Green River Bridge Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): Head underground at Mammoth Cave, then examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and then Head underground at Lost River Cave.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Park City trip planner .

Getting from Paducah to Park City by car takes about 3 hours. May in Park City sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bowling Green, Tebbs Bend - Green River Bridge Battlefield, Dinosaur World, Mammoth Cave, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Get some cultural insight at Louisville Mega Cavern and Kentucky Derby Museum. Appreciate the collections at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Louisville: Lexington (Mary Todd Lincoln House & Kentucky Horse Park). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at Churchill Downs and contemplate the long history of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle).

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Louisville journey planner.

You can drive from Park City to Louisville in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Harrodsburg.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lexington, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum
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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

1
night
Harrodsburg

Harrodsburg ©
Harrodsburg is a home rule-class city in Mercer County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 8th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, examine the collection at The Great American Dollhouse Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, and finally stroll around High Bridge Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Harrodsburg travel route planning tool .

Drive from Louisville to Harrodsburg in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Louisville in May, Harrodsburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Williamstown.

Things to do in Harrodsburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, High Bridge Park, The Great American Dollhouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Great American Dollhouse Museum ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

1
night
Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Ark Encounter has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Ark Encounter, take an in-depth tour of William Arnold Log House, and then learn about winemaking at Verona Vineyards.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Williamstown trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Harrodsburg to Williamstown in 1.5 hours. May in Williamstown sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Verona Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Verona Vineyards ©
Verona Vineyards
William Arnold Log House ©
William Arnold Log House

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