6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport, Drive to Newport
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Newport
— 1 day
Drive
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Park City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Louisville
— 1 night
Fly

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Newport

— 1 day
Newport is a home rule-class city at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 21st (Fri), meet the residents at Newport Aquarium, then snap pictures at Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge, then have some family-friendly fun at Newport on the Levee, and finally get your game on at Dart Rush - Cincinnati.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Newport online trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Newport is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Newport hover around 33°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Newport

Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Park City

— 2 nights
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave, see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, then hike along Tall Man's Misery, and finally hike along Fat Man's Misery. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Lost River Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and then stop by Big Mike's Rock and Gift Shop.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Park City tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Newport to Park City by car takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport to Park City is minus 1 hour. June in Park City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Park City

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Louisville

— 1 night

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 24th (Mon), examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, get to know the resident critters at Louisville Zoo, and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Louisville day trip tool.

You can drive from Park City to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Park City to Louisville. In June in Louisville, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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.