7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky visit planner

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

— 1 night
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 (Wed): cool off at Russell Sims Aquatic Center, explore the striking landscape at Lost River Cave, and then relax in the rural setting at Chaney's Dairy Barn. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Echo River, contemplate the waterfront views at Green River, then hike along Tall Man's Misery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cedar Sink Trail.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bowling Green trip planner.

Paducah to Bowling Green is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Louisville

— 3 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Bring the kids along to Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and Squire Boone Caverns. Explore hidden gems such as Marengo Cave and Falls of the Ohio State Park. There's lots more to do: get your game on at Renaissance Fun Park, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Louisville holiday maker website.

Drive from Bowling Green to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Louisville. June in Louisville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Georgetown.

Things to do in Louisville

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Georgetown

— 2 nights
Georgetown is a home rule-class city in Scott County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ward Hall, relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, learn about winemaking at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, then explore and take pictures at Coolmore America - Ashford Stud, then let little ones run wild at Juniper Hill Park and Golf Course, and finally make a trip to Daniel Boone's Grave. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Yuko-En on the Elkhorn, sample the fine beverages at Bourbon 30 Spirits Distillery, then buy something for everyone on your list at Georgetown Antique Mall, then experience rural life at Evans Orchard & Cider Mill, and finally don't miss a visit to Georgetown College.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Georgetown driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Louisville to Georgetown by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Georgetown can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Golf

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.