5 days in Cincinnati & Louisville Itinerary

5 days in Cincinnati & Louisville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Cincinnati
— 2 nights
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Cincinnati

— 2 nights

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cincinnati Observatory, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Scenic River Canoe Excursions. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): let the river carry you with Scenic River Canoe Excursions, get engrossed in the history at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and finally stroll through Riverwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Contemporary Arts Center, then see the sky in a new way at Cincinnati Observatory, and then examine the collection at American Sign Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cincinnati journey builder app.

Joplin to Cincinnati is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joplin to Cincinnati. Traveling from Joplin in July, things will get slightly colder in Cincinnati: highs are around 84°F and lows about 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Trails

Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
You've added Belle of Louisville Riverboats, Muhammad Ali Center, Kentucky Derby Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, then see the interesting displays at Muhammad Ali Center, and finally see the top attractions with Belle of Louisville Riverboats.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip app.

Drive from Cincinnati to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Nature · Parks · Tours