6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Fargo
Fly:  5​h
1
Lexington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cave City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Fargo

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 27th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery, then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bourbon 30 Spirits Distillery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington tour itinerary website .

Fargo to Lexington is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Fargo in November; daily highs in Lexington reach 56°F and lows reach 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Cave City.

Things to do in Lexington

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries Casinos

Side Trips

Buffalo Trace Distillery, Jack Jouett House Historic Site, Bourbon 30 Spirits Distillery, Ark Encounter
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): hike along Cedar Sink Trail, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, then examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and finally bet on your favorite at NCM Motorsports Park.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cave City trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lexington to Cave City in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to Cave City is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Cave City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Bowling Green
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll the grounds of Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, then examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally try to win big at Churchill Downs. Keep things going the next day: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour and then stroll through Louisville Mega Cavern.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Louisville online route maker .

Traveling by car from Cave City to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cave City to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Distillery Tours

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