14 days in Kentucky Itinerary

14 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Louisville
— 3 nights
2
Lexington
— 4 nights
3
Park City
— 3 nights
4
Paducah
— 3 nights

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Attractions like Louisville Mega Cavern and Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisville: Smothers Park (in Owensboro) and Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum (in Elizabethtown). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and stop by Art Eatables.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Louisville trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Louisville. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Smothers Park, Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Kentucky Kingdom ©
Kentucky Kingdom
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum ©
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum

4
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Attractions like Newport Aquarium and Aviation Museum of Kentucky make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lexington: The Great American Dollhouse Museum (in Danville), Claiborne Farm (in Paris) and Salato Wildlife Education Center (in Frankfort). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, try to win big at Keeneland, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., and take a peaceful walk through Berea Pinnacles.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lexington day trip planning site.

Drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Lexington, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Lexington

Parks · Theme Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

Newport Aquarium, The Great American Dollhouse Museum, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, Berea Pinnacles, Equus Run Vineyard & Winery
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Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Newport Aquarium ©
Newport Aquarium
Salato Wildlife Education Center ©
Salato Wildlife Education Center

3
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Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Kids will enjoy Mammoth Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Park City's surroundings by going to Cub Run (Detweiler's Country Store & Cub Run Cave). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Tall Man's Misery, see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave, and contemplate the waterfront views at Echo River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Park City trip planner.

You can drive from Lexington to Park City in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Paducah.

Things to do in Park City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Cave City, Cub Run
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

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nights
Paducah

Paducah ©
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. Bring the kids along to The National Quilt Museum and Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Paducah side-trips: Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville), Kentucky Lake (in Gilbertsville) and Newsom's Old Mill Store (in Princeton). The adventure continues: make a trip to Floodwall Murals, find something for the whole family at Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run, do a tasting at Purple Toad Winery, and make a splash at Venture River Water Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paducah trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Park City to Paducah in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Paducah

Theme Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Gilbertsville, Casey Jones Distillery, Venture River Water Park, Newsom's Old Mill Store, Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum
Highlights from your plan
Venture River Water Park ©
Venture River Water Park
Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum ©
Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum
Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run ©
Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run

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