4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip planner

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Versailles
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Versailles

— 1 night
Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. On the 25th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Damselfly Gallery and then examine the collection at Ark Encounter. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Woodford Reserve Distillery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wild Turkey Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Roses.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Versailles tour itinerary planner.

Cincinnati to Versailles is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Versailles

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then try to win big at Churchill Downs. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then sample the fine beverages at Jim Beam American Stillhouse, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville day trip planning app.

You can drive from Versailles to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kentucky travel guide

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Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
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.