6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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6 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Jackson
Drive:  8​h
1
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lexington
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Jackson

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to 1921 Standard Oil Station.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bowling Green trip itinerary maker app .

Jackson to Bowling Green is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson in March, things will get slightly colder in Bowling Green: highs are around 58°F and lows about 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Museums Nature

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 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, examine the collection at Frazier History Museum, then examine the collection at Muhammad Ali Center, and finally Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, then contemplate the long history of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and finally try to win big at Churchill Downs.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Louisville day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bowling Green to Louisville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bowling Green to Louisville is 1 hour. In March in Louisville, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

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

2
nights
Lexington

Lexington
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to Mary Todd Lincoln House, then take an in-depth tour of Ark Encounter, and then get engrossed in the history at William Arnold Log House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., then see the interesting displays at Aviation Museum of Kentucky, and then browse the exhibits of Kentucky Horse Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lexington trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Williamstown
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Mary Todd Lincoln House ©
Mary Todd Lincoln House

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