6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Versailles
— 2 nights
Fly

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Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 25th (Thu), Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern. On the next day, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, try your luck at Churchill Downs, and then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Louisville holiday maker site.

Dallas to Louisville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Louisville is little chillier than Dallas - with highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Fun & Games

Mammoth Cave National Park

— 1 night
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, stroll through Cedar Sink Trail, and then stroll through Fat Man's Misery.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park travel route builder app.

Getting from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Versailles.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Versailles

— 2 nights
Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, immerse yourself in nature at Kentucky Horse Park, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and then try to win big at Keeneland.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Versailles driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Versailles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Versailles is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Versailles are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Nature

Side Trips

Kentucky travel guide

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Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.