13 days in Versailles, Frankfort & Bourbon, Horses & History Itinerary

13 days in Versailles, Frankfort & Bourbon, Horses & History Itinerary

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Fly to Blue Grass Airport, Drive to Versailles
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Versailles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Frankfort
Drive
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Shelbyville
Drive
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Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Clermont
Drive
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Lebanon
— 7 nights
Drive to Blue Grass Airport, Fly to Weston

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Versailles — 2 nights

Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wild Turkey Distillery and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Woodford Reserve Distillery. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then relax in the rural setting at Sun Valley Farm, and then steep yourself in history at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Versailles day trip planning tool.

Weston to Versailles is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Weston in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 65°F in Versailles. You'll set off for Frankfort on the 8th (Sun).
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Frankfort

Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Frankfort journey maker app.

Frankfort is just a stone's throw from Versailles. In August in Frankfort, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Shelbyville.
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Shelbyville

Shelbyville is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Shelby County, Kentucky, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mulberry Orchard. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Mulberry Orchard.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Shelbyville road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Frankfort to Shelbyville takes an hour. August in Shelbyville sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Louisville.
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Louisville — 3 nights

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Change things up with a short trip to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, try to win big at Churchill Downs, and sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery.

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

Traveling by car from Shelbyville to Louisville takes an hour. August in Louisville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Clermont.
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Clermont

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Clermont trip itinerary planning tool.

Clermont is very close to Louisville. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. You will leave for Lebanon on the 11th (Wed).
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Lebanon — 7 nights

Lebanon is a home rule-class city in Marion County, Kentucky, in the United States. Explore Lebanon's surroundings by going to The Abbey of Gethsemani (in Trappist), Hodgenville (Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park & Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek) and Jamestown (Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery & Lake Cumberland State Resort Park). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Limestone Branch Distillery, examine the collection at Atkinson-Griffin Log House-Confederate Hospital, admire the majestic nature at Green River Lake State Park, and witness the site of a historic battle at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lebanon day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Clermont to Lebanon takes an hour. Traveling from Clermont in August, Lebanon is little chillier at night with lows of 63°F. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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