3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Drive:  15​min
1
Newport
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Cincinnati

1
day
Newport

Newport ©
Newport is a home rule-class city at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): snap pictures at Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge, meet the residents at Newport Aquarium, then make a trip to Roebling Murals on the Floodwalls of Covington, KY, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Dart Rush - Cincinnati.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary maker site .

Cincinnati to Newport is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In February in Newport, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Roebling Murals on the Floodwalls of Covington, KY
Highlights from your plan
Newport Aquarium ©
Newport Aquarium
Dart Rush - Cincinnati ©
Dart Rush - Cincinnati

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 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern. On your second day here, snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and then try to win big at Churchill Downs.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Louisville, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Distillery Tours
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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