7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky sightseeing planner

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Louisville
— 3 nights
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Lexington
— 3 nights
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Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Get some cultural insight at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park and Frazier History Museum. Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Louisville: Bernheim Arboretum & Forest (in Clermont) and Bardstown (Willett Distilling Company & Barton 1792 Distillery). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Louisville road trip planner.

Oklahoma City to Louisville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Louisville. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, expect nights in Louisville to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea and The Great American Dollhouse Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and Mary Todd Lincoln House. Change things up with these side-trips from Lexington: Ark Encounter (in Williamstown) and Salato Wildlife Education Center (in Frankfort). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bluegrass Distillers.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lexington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Lexington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Lexington, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

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.