10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Lexington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ashland
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Cave City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Clarksville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Huntsville
— Few hours
End: Huntsville

2
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: The Great American Dollhouse Museum (in Danville), Kentucky Soaps and Such (in Stanford) and Floral Clock (in Frankfort). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Louisville Mega Cavern, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., try to win big at Keeneland, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Artisan Distillery.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lexington trip planner.

Huntsville to Lexington is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Ashland.

Things to do in Lexington

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Claiborne Farm, Kentucky Soaps and Such, Louisville Mega Cavern, Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
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Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Claiborne Farm ©
Claiborne Farm
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

5
nights
Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Family-friendly places like Heritage Farm Museum and Village and Central Park will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ashland: Portsmouth Floodwall Mural (in Portsmouth), Charleston (West Virginia State Capitol, West Virginia State Museum, & more) and Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (in Chillicothe). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Ritter Park, perfect your strike at Blue Ribbon Lanes, and view the masterpieces at Blenko Glass Co.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ashland trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Lexington to Ashland takes 2.5 hours. July in Ashland sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Cave City.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Charleston, Huntington, Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Blenko Glass Co
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Heritage Farm Museum and Village ©
Heritage Farm Museum and Village
Clay Center ©
Clay Center

1
night
Cave City

Cave City ©
Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Corvette Museum and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): Head underground at Onyx Cave, then examine the collection at Dinosaur World, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cave City travel route app .

You can drive from Ashland to Cave City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. July in Cave City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Clarksville.

Things to do in Cave City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, National Corvette Museum
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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo ©
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World
Onyx Cave ©
Onyx Cave

1
night
Clarksville

Clarksville ©
The city of Clarksville is the county seat of Montgomery County, Tennessee, and the fifth-largest city in the state behind Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get outside with Clarksville Greenway, learn about winemaking at Beachaven Vineyards & Winery, and then Head underground at Dunbar Cave.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Clarksville itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cave City to Clarksville takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Clarksville can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Clarksville

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Clarksville Greenway ©
Clarksville Greenway
Beachaven Vineyards & Winery ©
Beachaven Vineyards & Winery
Dunbar Cave ©
Dunbar Cave

few
hours
Huntsville

Huntsville
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Family-friendly places like Tennessee Aquarium and U.S. Space and Rocket Center will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Morgan Price Candy Company (in Decatur), Chattanooga (Ruby Falls, Wayne-O-Rama, & more) and Rock City (in Lookout Mountain). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden and head outdoors with Kids Space.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville journey maker website .

You can drive from Clarksville to Huntsville in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Nature Museums

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