7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h
1
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bowling Green
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lexington
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville is known for nature, museums, casinos, breweries & distilleries, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, bet on a winner at Churchill Downs, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Louisville sightseeing app .

Minneapolis to Louisville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in March, with highs in Louisville at 55°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Caverns, and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph Catholic Church, get your bearings at The Kentucky Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lost River Cave, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aviation Heritage Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Bowling Green trip site .

You can drive from Louisville to Bowling Green in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Bowling Green sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Diamond Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

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.
On the 19th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then sample the tasty concoctions at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and then try your luck at Keeneland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery, admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co..

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lexington trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bowling Green to Lexington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Lexington due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Nature Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

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