3 days in Bloomington & Louisville Itinerary

3 days in Bloomington & Louisville Itinerary

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3 days in Bloomington & Louisville Itinerary

Start: Bloomington
1
Bloomington
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Bloomington

1
day
Bloomington

Bloomington
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bloomington trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Bloomington. In September, daytime highs in Bloomington are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will leave for Louisville on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Bloomington

Museums Parks Nightlife

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs. Here are some ideas for day two: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip planner.

You can drive from Bloomington to Louisville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bloomington to Louisville is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Louisville are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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