5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly:  6​h
1
Paducah
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cadiz
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Harrodsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Louisville
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Appleton

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Paducah

Paducah
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paducah trip itinerary builder site .

Appleton to Paducah is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Appleton in November, expect Paducah to be a bit warmer, temps between 59°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Cadiz.

Things to do in Paducah

Historic Sites

1
night
Cadiz

Cadiz ©
Cadiz is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Trigg County, Kentucky, United States. On the 12th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Land Between the Lakes NRA, Golden Pond Visitor Center & Planetarium, look for all kinds of wild species at Woodlands Nature Station, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Barkley.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cadiz day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Paducah to Cadiz takes an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Cadiz can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Harrodsburg.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Land Between the Lakes NRA, Golden Pond Visitor Center & Planetarium, Lake Barkley
Highlights from your plan
Woodlands Nature Station ©
Woodlands Nature Station
Lake Barkley ©
Lake Barkley

2
nights
Harrodsburg

Harrodsburg ©
Harrodsburg is a home rule-class city in Mercer County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 13th (Tue), experience rural life at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, then relax in the rural setting at Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch, and then take in the history at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Old Fort Harrod State Park, pause for some photo ops at Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, and finally steep yourself in history at Ward Hall.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Harrodsburg online road trip planner .

You can drive from Cadiz to Harrodsburg in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Harrodsburg are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Harrodsburg

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Georgetown, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch ©
Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
Old Fort Harrod State Park ©
Old Fort Harrod State Park

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Angel's Envy Distillery, steep yourself in history at Locust Grove, then steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and finally wander the streets of Old Louisville.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Louisville itinerary planner.

Drive from Harrodsburg to Louisville in 1.5 hours. In November in Louisville, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Locust Grove ©
Locust Grove
Angel's Envy Distillery ©
Angel's Envy Distillery

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