5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Cave City
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Lexington
— 1 night

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Cave City

Cave City ©
Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
On the 24th (Wed), Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cave City trip planner.

Memphis to Cave City is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In July, Cave City is a bit cooler than Memphis - with highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Cave City

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Must see
Mammoth Cave
4.5
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Hiking Trail
Fat Man's Misery
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Dinosaur World
4.1

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel, then examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then try your luck at Churchill Downs, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, get to know the resident critters at Louisville Zoo, then stop by Uptown Art, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cave City to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cave City to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Louisville are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Kentucky Derby Museum
4.7

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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 28th (Sun): look for gifts at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, get a taste of the local shopping with Damselfly Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Kentucky Horse Park, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co..

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lexington trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Louisville to Lexington by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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State Park
Kentucky Horse Park
4.6
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Art Gallery
Damselfly Gallery
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
4.7

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