7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Louisville
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cave City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lexington
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Doha

1
day
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 8th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then admire all the interesting features of Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally try to win big at Churchill Downs.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Louisville is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Louisville, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Doha in August, plan for much colder days in Louisville, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Cave City.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co ©
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co

1
night
Cave City

Cave City ©
Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Corvette Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cave City trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Cave City takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Cave City is minus 1 hour. In August in Cave City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Cave City

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, National Corvette Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum

3
nights
Lexington

Lexington
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and Mary Todd Lincoln House. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ark Encounter and Kentucky Horse Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Lexington: Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort) and Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility (in Coxs Creek). There's more to do: catch the contagious excitement of Keeneland and do a tasting at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Lexington trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Cave City to Lexington in 2 hours. Traveling from Cave City to Lexington, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Lexington are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Nature Casinos

Side Trips

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, Ark Encounter
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Keeneland ©
Keeneland

Similar Plans

10 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans