5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Start: Milwaukee
Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Versailles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
End: Milwaukee

2
nights
Versailles

Versailles
Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. Get outdoors at Salato Wildlife Education Center and Coolmore America - Ashford Stud. Venture out of the city with trips to Limestone Branch Distillery (in Lebanon), Maker's Mark (in Loretto) and Kentucky Soaps and Such (in Stanford). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Woodford Reserve Distillery, make a trip to Floral Clock, and do a tasting at Wildside Winery.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Versailles trip planner.

Milwaukee to Versailles is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to Versailles is 1 hour. In July in Versailles, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Versailles

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Frankfort, Limestone Branch Distillery, Maker's Mark, Wild Turkey Distillery, Kentucky Soaps and Such
Highlights from your plan
Maker's Mark
Maker's Mark
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Woodford Reserve Distillery ©
Woodford Reserve Distillery

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, thensteep yourself in history at Churchill Downs, and finally stop by Art Eatables.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Louisville journey builder app.

You can drive from Versailles to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs
Art Eatables ©
Art Eatables

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park due to the time zone difference. In July in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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