10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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10 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Park City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Lexington
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Endless Summer Paddle Company has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Locust Grove and Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum. Popular historic sites such as Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and Churchill Downs are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Louisville side-trips: Bardstown (Barton 1792 Distillery, Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum, & more) and Limestone Branch Distillery (in Lebanon). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Louisville, see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, get a taste of the local shopping with 21c Museum Hotel, and Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip planner .

Washington DC to Louisville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August in Louisville, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bardstown, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, Limestone Branch Distillery
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Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum ©
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum
Locust Grove ©
Locust Grove

3
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Aviation Heritage Park. Appreciate the collections at Historic RailPark and Train Museum and Dinosaur World. Step out of Park City to go to Bowling Green and see National Corvette Museum, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's more to do: Head underground at Diamond Caverns and hike along Fat Man's Misery.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Park City trip planner.

Drive from Louisville to Park City in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Park City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Bowling Green, Cave City, Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum
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Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Aviation Heritage Park ©
Aviation Heritage Park

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site and Lexington Cemetery. Appreciate the collections at The Great American Dollhouse Museum and Kentucky Horse Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Lexington: Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea (in Berea) and Ark Encounter (in Williamstown). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, sample the fine beverages at Bluegrass Distillers, take in the exciting artwork at Damselfly Gallery, and sample the tasty concoctions at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co..

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lexington trip builder app .

Drive from Park City to Lexington in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Park City to Lexington, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Lexington are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Great American Dollhouse Museum, Ark Encounter, Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Damselfly Gallery, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
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Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate ©
Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate
The Great American Dollhouse Museum ©

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