6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lexington
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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 6th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, bet on a winner at Churchill Downs, then see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and finally shop like a local with 21c Museum Hotel.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville day trip site .

Fort Lauderdale to Louisville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November: high temperatures in Louisville hover around 57°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

The Glendale Antique Mall, Preservation Distillery, Maker's Mark
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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

3
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Do your shopping at Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea and Ruth Hunt Candies. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ark Encounter and Damselfly Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Berea Arts Council (in Berea), Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort) and Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles). There's more to do: try your luck at Keeneland and learn about winemaking at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lexington trip builder site .

You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Shopping Casinos

Side Trips

Berea, Midway, Ark Encounter, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Ruth Hunt Candies
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Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

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