5 days in Lexington, Cincinnati & Pittsburgh Itinerary

5 days in Lexington, Cincinnati & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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5 days in Lexington, Cincinnati & Pittsburgh Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Pittsburgh
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Chicago

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 19th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm and then stop by Joseph-Beth Booksellers.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip planner .

Chicago to Lexington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Lexington due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Lexington can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Lexington

Shopping

Side Trip

Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
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Joseph-Beth Booksellers ©
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Bring the kids along to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Kings Island. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and Cincinnati Museum Center. Change things up with a short trip to EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester (about 30 minutes away). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Creation Museum.

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Traveling by car from Lexington to Cincinnati takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Creation Museum, National Museum of the US Air Force, Kings Island, EnterTRAINment Junction
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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Creation Museum
Creation Museum

few
hours
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire all the interesting features of PNC Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh road trip planning website .

Drive from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In November in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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