6 days in Pataskala & Kentucky Itinerary

6 days in Pataskala & Kentucky Itinerary

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Pataskala
— 1 day
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Park City
— 2 nights
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Bardstown
— 1 night
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Lexington
— 2 nights
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Pataskala

— 1 day
Pataskala is a city in Licking County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Lynd Fruit Farm and then get outside with The Links at Echo Springs.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pataskala trip planning tool.

Columbus to Pataskala is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June in Pataskala, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Pataskala

Outdoors

Side Trip

Park City

— 2 nights
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. On the 10th (Mon), Head underground at Diamond Caverns, explore the fascinating underground world of Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum, see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, then Head underground at Onyx Cave, and finally hike along Fat Man's Misery. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take an in-depth tour of Historic RailPark & Train Museum, then relax in the rural setting at Chaney's Dairy Barn, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cub Run Cave.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Park City holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Pataskala to Park City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Bardstown.

Things to do in Park City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bardstown

— 1 night
Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bernheim Arboretum & Forest, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lux Row Distillers, learn about all things military at Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum, sample the fine beverages at Preservation Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Barton 1792 Distillery, and finally play a few rounds at My Old Kentucky Home.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bardstown trip planner.

Traveling by car from Park City to Bardstown takes 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Park City to Bardstown due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Bardstown

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trip

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.
On the 13th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Lexington Cemetery, then relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, and finally take a peaceful walk through Berea Pinnacles. Here are some ideas for day two: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Coolmore America - Ashford Stud, then look for all kinds of wild species at Salato Wildlife Education Center, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lexington day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bardstown to Lexington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

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.