3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Louisville
— 1 day
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Lexington
— 1 night
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Louisville road trip planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Louisville. In October, daytime highs in Louisville are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Kentucky Derby Museum
4.7

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Lexington

Lexington ©

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on Unique Horse Farm Tours and then admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lexington vacation planner.

Drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Lexington, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Lexington

Nature · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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State Park
Kentucky Horse Park
4.6

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Fat Man's Misery, then hike along Cedar Sink Trail, and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mammoth Cave National Park online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Lexington to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lexington to Mammoth Cave National Park. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mammoth Cave
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Hiking Trail
Fat Man's Misery
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Hiking Trail
Cedar Sink Trail
4.4

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