3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Frankfort
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Cave City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Columbus

1
night
Frankfort

Frankfort ©
Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. You've now added Kentucky Bourbon Trail to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery and then take in the pleasant sights at Kentucky Bourbon Trail. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Salato Wildlife Education Center, experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, and then sample the fine beverages at Castle & Key Distillery.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Frankfort tour planner.

Columbus to Frankfort is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Frankfort are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Cave City.

Things to do in Frankfort

Breweries & Distilleries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Highlights from your plan
Castle & Key Distillery ©
Castle & Key Distillery
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Salato Wildlife Education Center ©
Salato Wildlife Education Center

1
night
Cave City

Cave City ©
Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): trek along Cedar Sink Trail, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and then see the interesting displays at National Corvette Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cave City online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Frankfort to Cave City in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfort to Cave City is minus 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Cave City are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cave City

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

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

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