13 days in Lexington & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

13 days in Lexington & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Lexington
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Lexington

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.
Explore hidden gems such as My Old Kentucky Home and The Great American Dollhouse Museum. Visiting Unique Horse Farm Tours and Salato Wildlife Education Center will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Lexington side-trips: Frankfort (Canoe Kentucky & Castle & Key Distillery), Old Fort Harrod State Park (in Harrodsburg) and Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site (in Perryville). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum, examine the collection at Aviation Museum of Kentucky, stroll the grounds of Lexington Cemetery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Coolmore America - Ashford Stud.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lexington trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Lexington. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Yaki Point will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. The adventure continues: get great views at Shoshone Point, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, walk around Indian Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Lexington to Grand Canyon National Park in 27 hours. Traveling from Lexington to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lexington in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
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Yaki Point ©
Must see
Yaki Point
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Inner Canyon ©
Must see
Inner Canyon
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Moran Point ©
Must see
Moran Point
4.9

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