10 days in Louisville & Frankfort Itinerary

10 days in Louisville & Frankfort Itinerary

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10 days in Louisville & Frankfort Itinerary

Start: Louisville
1
Louisville
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Frankfort
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Louisville

6
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisville: Onyx Cave (in Cave City), National Corvette Museum (in Bowling Green) and Mammoth Cave (in Mammoth Cave National Park). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, try your luck at Keeneland, take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Louisville trip itinerary maker website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Louisville. In September, daytime highs in Louisville are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Frankfort.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Ark Encounter, Lawrenceburg Visitor Center, Mammoth Cave, Onyx Cave
Highlights from your plan
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter

3
nights
Frankfort

Frankfort
Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. You've now added Buffalo Trace Distillery to your itinerary. Take a break from Frankfort with a short trip to Ark Encounter in Williamstown, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Woodford Reserve Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Salato Wildlife Education Center, experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, and stroll the grounds of Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Frankfort trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Frankfort takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Frankfort

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ark Encounter, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Wild Turkey Distillery, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Castle & Key Distillery ©
Castle & Key Distillery

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