4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Williamstown
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cave City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at Ark Encounter.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Williamstown trip planner .

Philadelphia to Williamstown is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. June in Williamstown sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cave City.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums
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Ark Encounter ©
Ark Encounter

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, then Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fat Man's Misery.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cave City online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Williamstown to Cave City in 3 hours. Traveling from Williamstown to Cave City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Cave City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, National Corvette Museum
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Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Louisville Mega Cavern, steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), then see the interesting displays at Muhammad Ali Center, and finally take in the views from The Big Four Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Louisville trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Cave City to Louisville in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cave City to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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