7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Bowling Green
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Lexington
— 3 nights

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bowling Green trip planner.

Fort Smith to Bowling Green is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Fort Smith in September, things will get slightly colder in Bowling Green: highs are around 83°F and lows about 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Mammoth Cave
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Specialty Museum
National Corvette Museum
4.7

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, then have fun at Churchill Downs, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville attractions planner.

Drive from Bowling Green to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In September in Louisville, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Highlights from your trip

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Lexington

Lexington

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.
Explore Lexington's surroundings by going to Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort), Ark Encounter (in Williamstown) and Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., try to win big at Keeneland, and sample the fine beverages at Barrel House Distillery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lexington, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Casinos

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Ark Encounter
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State Park
Kentucky Horse Park
4.6

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