5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lexington
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kansas City

1
night
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bowling Green driving holiday planner.

Kansas City to Bowling Green is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kansas City in December: highs in Bowling Green hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Louisville Mega Cavern, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Louisville online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Bowling Green to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kentucky Artisan Distillery
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Room Escape Games
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

1
night
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 30th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then immerse yourself in nature at Kentucky Horse Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co..

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lexington trip site .

You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Parks Nature
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Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Room Escape Games
Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. ©

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