6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Amarillo
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lexington
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Amarillo

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 traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Bowling Green travel itinerary planner.

Amarillo to Bowling Green is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Amarillo in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bowling Green, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Onyx Cave
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs. On the next day, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Louisville day trip website .

Getting from Bowling Green to Louisville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Louisville sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kentucky Artisan Distillery
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Distillery Tours

2
nights
Lexington

Lexington
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 (Fri): sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery, then experience rural life at Sun Valley Farm, and then try to win big at Keeneland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery and then examine the collection at Ark Encounter.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lexington route maker app .

Drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Lexington are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Ark Encounter, Sun Valley Farm, Buffalo Trace Distillery
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

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