4 days in Louisville & Bowling Green Itinerary

4 days in Louisville & Bowling Green Itinerary

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4 days in Louisville & Bowling Green Itinerary

Start: Louisville
1
Louisville
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Bowling Green
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Louisville

1
day
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 31st (Thu), examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, try your luck at Churchill Downs, and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Louisville. In October, daytime highs in Louisville are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Louisville

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

3
nights
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, then examine the collection at Dinosaur World, then Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and finally join the crowd at NCM Motorsports Park. On your second day here, Head underground at Lost River Cave, then stroll around Smothers Park, and then don't miss a visit to World's Largest Sassafras Tree.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bowling Green itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Louisville to Bowling Green by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October in Bowling Green, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Owensboro, Mammoth Cave, Dinosaur World
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

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