28 days in Kentucky Itinerary

28 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Hopkinsville
— 4 nights
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Owensboro
— 4 nights
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 4 nights
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Loretto
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 6 nights
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Lexington
— 6 nights
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Petersburg
— 2 nights

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Hopkinsville

Hopkinsville ©
Hopkinsville is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Christian County, Kentucky, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hopkinsville: The Arboretum at Murray State (in Murray), Cranberry Lake Preserve (in White Plains) and Land Between the Lakes NRA, Golden Pond Visitor Center & Planetarium (in Golden Pond). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casey Jones Distillery, cool off at Venture River Water Park, stop by Griffin's Studio, and get curious at Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum.

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Exeter, UK to Hopkinsville is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Exeter to Hopkinsville. August in Hopkinsville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Owensboro.

Things to do in Hopkinsville

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Owensboro

Owensboro ©
Owensboro is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Daviess County, Kentucky, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Owensboro: Gilbertsville (Twin Lakes Antique Mall & Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run), Bill Monroe's Home Place (in Rosine) and Bowling Green (Historic RailPark & Train Museum, National Corvette Museum, &more). The adventure continues: walk around Smothers Park and don't miss a visit to World's Largest Sassafras Tree.

To find out how to plan a trip to Owensboro, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hopkinsville to Owensboro takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Owensboro

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
National Corvette Museum
4.7

4
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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Mammoth Cave National Park is known for nature, trails, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, trek along Cedar Sink Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fat Man's Misery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Echo River.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Mammoth Cave National Park trip planner.

Getting from Owensboro to Mammoth Cave National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mammoth Cave National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Loretto.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mammoth Cave
4.5
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Hiking Trail
Tall Man's Misery
4.2
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Hiking Trail
Fat Man's Misery
4.6

1
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Loretto

Loretto
Loretto is a home rule-class city in Marion County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Maker's Mark, then sample the fine beverages at Limestone Branch Distillery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Abbey of Gethsemani.

Make your Loretto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Loretto in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Loretto are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Loretto

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Distillery
Maker's Mark
4.7
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Religious Site
The Abbey of Gethsemani
4.6

6
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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Get out of town with these interesting Louisville side-trips: Jim Beam American Stillhouse (in Clermont) and Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum (in Elizabethtown). There's much more to do: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, stroll the grounds of Cave Hill Cemetery, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Louisville Zoo, and sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville online tour planner.

You can drive from Loretto to Louisville in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Kentucky Derby Museum
4.7

6
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Lexington

Lexington

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 Lexington's surroundings by going to Ark Encounter (in Williamstown), Versailles (Sun Valley Farm & Woodford Reserve Distillery) and Frankfort (Buffalo Trace Distillery, Juniper Hill Park and Golf Course, &more). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Kentucky Horse Park, catch the contagious excitement of Keeneland, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bluegrass Distillers, and stop by Kentucky Soaps and Such.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lexington holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Lexington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lexington can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Petersburg.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Ark Encounter
4.4
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State Park
Kentucky Horse Park
4.6

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Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Located on the site of an ancient Indian settlement, Petersburg is a small rural community.
On the 27th (Thu), get outside with England idlewild park and then learn more about the world around you at Creation Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Petersburg route planner.

Drive from Lexington to Petersburg in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Petersburg can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Petersburg

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Natural History Museum
Creation Museum
4.3
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Outdoor Activity
England idlewild park
4.8

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