2 days in Kentucky Itinerary

2 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Bardstown
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Cave City
— 1 night
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Bardstown

Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum and then admire all the interesting features of My Old Kentucky Home.

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Chicago to Bardstown is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Chicago to Bardstown, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Cave City.

Things to do in Bardstown

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Golf

Cave City

— 1 night
Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): Head underground at Onyx Cave, then see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, then explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Caverns, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

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Getting from Bardstown to Cave City by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Bardstown to Cave City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Cave City are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cave City

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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.