6 days in Lexington & Louisville Itinerary

6 days in Lexington & Louisville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip planner

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Lexington
— 2 nights
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Louisville
— 3 nights
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Lexington

— 2 nights

Horse Capital of the World

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 19th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bourbon 30 Spirits Distillery and then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Kentucky Horse Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., then sample the fine beverages at Bluegrass Distillers, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at West Sixth Brewing.

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Durham to Lexington is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Durham in December; daily highs in Lexington reach 48°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Louisville

— 3 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville is known for nature, museums, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, look for gifts at Art Eatables, and make a trip to Fourth Street Live!.

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You can drive from Lexington to Louisville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nature · Parks