2 days in Kentucky Itinerary

2 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip builder

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Lexington
— 1 day
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Louisville
— 1 night
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Lexington

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery and then try your luck at Keeneland.

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New York City to Lexington is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in Lexington hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Fun & Games · Casinos · Breweries & Distilleries

Louisville

— 1 night

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and then enjoy some diversion at Churchill Downs.

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Traveling by car from Lexington to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Kentucky travel guide

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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.