4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Mammoth Cave National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lexington
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

few
hours
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 13th (Wed), Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mammoth Cave National Park trip app .

New York City to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Mammoth Cave National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in March, you will find days in Mammoth Cave National Park are somewhat warmer (56°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Nature Parks
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then try to win big at Churchill Downs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville trip planner.

Drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Distillery Tours

1
night
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 16th (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, see the interesting displays at Aviation Museum of Kentucky, and then try to win big at Keeneland.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lexington route maker site .

You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Lexington can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
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Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Aviation Museum of Kentucky ©
Aviation Museum of Kentucky

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