4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky holiday planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Williamstown
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Chicago

few
hours
Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. On the 1st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Ark Encounter.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamstown online visit planner .

Chicago to Williamstown is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Williamstown due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter

1
night
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 2nd (Tue), trek along Fat Man's Misery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tall Man's Misery, and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Mammoth Cave National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Williamstown to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

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 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and then try to win big at Churchill Downs.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville holiday planner.

Getting from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville. In July, daytime highs in Louisville are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Distillery Tours

Similar Plans

7 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, romantic, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM ITALY May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans