5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 day
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Lexington
— 2 nights

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): trek along Cedar Sink Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mammoth Cave National Park tour itinerary maker tool.

Orlando to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Mammoth Cave National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in November, things will get cooler in Mammoth Cave National Park: highs are around 57°F and lows about 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and then get a taste of the local shopping with 21c Museum Hotel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally try to win big at Churchill Downs.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip site.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Distillery Tours
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

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Lexington

Lexington
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Daniel Boone's Grave, then sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, and then try to win big at Keeneland. On your second day here, examine the collection at Ark Encounter and then get a dose of the wild on Unique Horse Farm Tours.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lexington trip planner.

Getting from Louisville to Lexington by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Frankfort, Ark Encounter
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

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