3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky travel route maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Lexington
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Park City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: New York City

few
hours
Lexington

Lexington ©
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 18th (Sat): try your luck at Keeneland.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lexington trip maker website .

New York City to Lexington is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lexington, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Keeneland ©
Keeneland

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Louisville Mega Cavern, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then try your luck at Churchill Downs.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville day trip tool .

Drive from Lexington to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Louisville sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

1
night
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): hike along Cedar Sink Trail and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Park City day trip app .

You can drive from Louisville to Park City in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Louisville to Park City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Park City are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

Similar Plans

4 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans