5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky holiday planner
Make it your trip
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Williamstown
— 1 night
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Mammoth Cave National Park — 1 night

Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Echo River and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, trek along Tall Man's Misery, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and then trek along Fat Man's Misery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park day trip planning app.

Lafayette to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, Mammoth Cave National Park is slightly colder than Lafayette - with highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Louisville.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Louisville — 2 nights

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and then see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Louisville road trip website.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Williamstown.
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Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks

Williamstown — 1 night

Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): do a tasting at Verona Vineyards and then examine the collection at Ark Encounter.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Williamstown online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Williamstown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Williamstown, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Wineries
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Kentucky travel guide

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Caves · Distilleries · Specialty Museums
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.
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