14 days in Kentucky Itinerary

14 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky itinerary planner

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Lexington
— 4 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Louisville
— 5 nights
Drive
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Loretto
— 1 night
Drive
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Hopkinsville
— 1 night
Drive to Nashville International Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Lexington

— 4 nights

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Lexington: Lawrenceburg (Four Roses, Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery, &more), Frankfort (Buffalo Trace Distillery, Floral Clock, &more) and Versailles (Sun Valley Farm & Woodford Reserve Distillery). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at James E. Pepper Distillery, learn about winemaking at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get a taste of local nightlife at Barrel House Distillery.

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Atlanta to Lexington is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in February: high temperatures in Lexington hover around 47°F and lows are around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Lexington

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a home rule-class city in Boone County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Boone County Distilling Co., then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter, and then take an in-depth tour of William Arnold Log House. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, then do a tasting at Verona Vineyards, then browse the different shops at Florence Antique Mall, and finally get outside with England idlewild park.

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Drive from Lexington to Florence in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Florence are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Outdoors · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Louisville

— 5 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Louisville: Bardstown (Willett Distilling Company, Lux Row Distillers, &more) and Jim Beam American Stillhouse (in Clermont). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

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Drive from Florence to Louisville in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Loretto.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Loretto

— 1 night
Loretto is a home rule-class city in Marion County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Maker's Mark, then learn about winemaking at Jesters Winery & Cafe, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Limestone Branch Distillery, and finally learn about winemaking at Springhill Winery.

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Drive from Louisville to Loretto in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Loretto are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Hopkinsville.

Things to do in Loretto

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Hopkinsville

— 1 night
Hopkinsville is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Christian County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with Pennyroyal Scuba Blue Springs Resort, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casey Jones Distillery, then take an in-depth tour of Museums of Hopkinsville, and finally sample the fine beverages at MB Roland Distillery.

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Traveling by car from Loretto to Hopkinsville takes 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 February, daily temperatures in Hopkinsville can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hopkinsville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kentucky travel guide

4.5
Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.