7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Saginaw
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Georgetown
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Saginaw

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 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and then take a stroll through Old Louisville. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, then admire the majestic nature at My Old Kentucky Home, then sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and finally explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Louisville visit planner.

Saginaw to Louisville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Saginaw in July; daily highs in Louisville reach 87°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

My Old Kentucky Home, Marengo Cave, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, French Lick Winery
Highlights from your plan
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum ©
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum
Marengo Cave ©
Marengo Cave

2
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Lincoln Museum, then browse for treasures at The Glendale Antique Mall, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mammoth Cave National Park online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Mammoth Cave National Park sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Georgetown.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Adventure Museums

Side Trips

Cave City, The Glendale Antique Mall, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, The Lincoln Museum
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Onyx Cave ©
Onyx Cave
The Lincoln Museum ©
The Lincoln Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is a home rule-class city in Scott County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Evans Orchard & Cider Mill, stop by Downtown Midway Kentucky, then view the masterpieces at Damselfly Gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Ward Hall.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Georgetown trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Georgetown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Georgetown can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Midway
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Ward Hall ©
Ward Hall
Evans Orchard & Cider Mill ©
Evans Orchard & Cider Mill

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