5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Lexington
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 3 nights

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Lexington

Lexington ©

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Bourbon 30 Spirits Distillery, sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at James E. Pepper Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Four Roses, then sample the fine beverages at Wild Turkey Distillery, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lexington online tour planner.

New Orleans to Lexington is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Lexington, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Orleans in February: highs in Lexington hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Side Trips

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James E. Pepper Distillery ©
James E. Pepper Distillery
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Woodford Reserve Distillery ©
Woodford Reserve Distillery

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Change things up with these side-trips from Louisville: Maker's Mark (in Loretto), Limestone Branch Distillery (in Lebanon) and Jim Beam American Stillhouse (in Clermont). There's much more to do: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Louisville trip builder site.

You can drive from Lexington to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Louisville are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Maker's Mark
Maker's Mark
Jim Beam American Stillhouse ©
Jim Beam American Stillhouse

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