2 days in Kentucky Itinerary

2 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip planner

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at James E. Pepper Distillery and then try to win big at Keeneland.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington vacation planner.

New York City to Lexington is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lexington: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and then contemplate the long history of Churchill Downs.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Louisville trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Lexington to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

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.