6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Williamstown
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: San Antonio

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 photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bowling Green attractions planner.

San Antonio to Bowling Green is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in May: high temperatures in Bowling Green hover around 78°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cave City, Mammoth Cave
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World

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): gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, then explore and take pictures at Louisville Mega Cavern, and then admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Churchill Downs.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Louisville day trip planning website .

You can drive from Bowling Green to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Louisville. May in Louisville sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

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.
On the 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Mary Todd Lincoln House, then browse the exhibits of Kentucky Horse Park, and then experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Lexington route builder app .

Getting from Louisville to Lexington by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Lexington, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Williamstown.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
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Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Mary Todd Lincoln House ©
Mary Todd Lincoln House
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

1
night
Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. On the 18th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of William Arnold Log House and then get engrossed in the history at Ark Encounter.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Williamstown trip planner .

Getting from Lexington to Williamstown by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
William Arnold Log House ©
William Arnold Log House

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