3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Paintsville
— 1 day
2
Van Lear
— 1 night
3
Louisville
— 1 night

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Paintsville

Paintsville ©
Paintsville is a home rule-class city along Paint Creek in Johnson County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at U. S. 23 Country Music Highway Museum and then don't miss a visit to Loretta Lynn's Birthplace - Butcher Hollow.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paintsville online road trip planner.

Charleston to Paintsville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Charleston in September, Paintsville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Van Lear.

Things to do in Paintsville

Museums
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U. S. 23 Country Music Highway Museum ©
U. S. 23 Country Music Highway Museum

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Van Lear

Van Lear ©
Van Lear is an unincorporated community and coal town in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States.HistoryIncorporated in 1912, the town was named for a director of Consolidation Coal Company (Consol), Van Lear Black. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Loretta Lynn's Home.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Van Lear using our trip planner.

Van Lear is just a stone's throw from Paintsville. In September, daily temperatures in Van Lear can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Van Lear

Historic Sites
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Loretta Lynn's Home ©
Loretta Lynn's Home

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 29th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, then explore the galleries of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), then gain interesting insight with Old Louisville, and finally admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Louisville road trip planner.

You can drive from Van Lear to Louisville in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Van Lear in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 61°F in Louisville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
21c Museum Hotel ©
21c Museum Hotel
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern

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