3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Wilmette
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Cave City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Wilmette

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.
On the 25th (Sat), examine the collection at Dinosaur World and then trek along Cedar Sink Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Cave City sightseeing planner .

Wilmette to Cave City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Wilmette in May: high temperatures in Cave City hover around 76°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Cave City

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave National Park
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Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bluegrass Karting & Events. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get your game on at Bluegrass Karting & Events and then sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Louisville trip planner.

Getting from Cave City to Louisville by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries
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Bluegrass Karting & Events ©
Bluegrass Karting & Events

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