3 days in Louisville & Shawneetown Itinerary

3 days in Louisville & Shawneetown Itinerary

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Louisville
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Shawneetown
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Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 18th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, then get the lay of the land with Historic Old Louisville Neighborhood & Visitors Center, then contemplate the long history of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Historic Locust Grove, then contemplate the long history of Farmington Historic Home, then get a new perspective on things with Endless Summer Paddle Company, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Falls of the Ohio State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville trip itinerary planning app.

Chicago to Louisville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Louisville. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 61°F. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel to Shawneetown.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Shawneetown

Shawneetown is a city in Gallatin County, Illinois, United States. On the 20th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Shawneetown Bank State Historic Site.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Shawneetown journey website.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Shawneetown takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shawneetown

Museums