6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Lexington
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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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 14th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lexington Cemetery, and then sample the fine beverages at Barrel House Distillery.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lexington trip itinerary maker .

Philadelphia to Lexington is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Lexington are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate ©
Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate
Lexington Cemetery ©
Lexington Cemetery
Barrel House Distillery ©
Barrel House Distillery

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum and 21c Museum Hotel. Explore hidden gems such as Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum and Old Louisville. Change things up with these side-trips from Louisville: Bardstown (Barton 1792 Distillery & My Old Kentucky Home) and Limestone Branch Distillery (in Lebanon). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), try to win big at Churchill Downs, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Louisville journey builder site .

You can drive from Lexington to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Louisville are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bardstown, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, Limestone Branch Distillery
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave, see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park, and finally trek along Fat Man's Misery. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum and then Head underground at Diamond Caverns.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Park City day trip site .

Getting from Louisville to Park City by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Park City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cave City, Mammoth Cave National Park, Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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