4 days in Kentucky & Lynchburg Itinerary

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Mammoth Cave National Park
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Louisville — 1 night

Derby City

Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, try your luck at Churchill Downs, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Louisville day trip app.

Denver to Louisville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Denver to Louisville, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Louisville, with lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mammoth Cave National Park.
Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Casinos
Side Trip

Mammoth Cave National Park — 1 night

On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Green River, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fat Man's Misery.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Mammoth Cave National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park is minus 1 hour. In June in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lynchburg.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Lynchburg — 1 night

On the 14th (Wed), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cave Spring Hollow and then admire the majestic nature at Tims Ford State Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lynchburg day trip app.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Lynchburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip

Kentucky travel guide

Caves · Distilleries · Specialty Museums
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.