7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

7 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Fly to Owensboro, Drive to Bowling Green
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Bowling Green
— 3 nights
Drive
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Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Campton
— 1 night
Drive to Blue Grass Airport, Fly to Tulsa International Airport

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Cave National Park (Cedar Sink Trail, Mammoth Cave, &more) and Adventures of Mammoth Cave (in Cave City). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, make a trip to 1921 Standard Oil Station, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lost River Cave.

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Tulsa to Bowling Green is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Louisville

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and then snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then find your balance on the water with Endless Summer Paddle Company, then get to know the resident critters at Louisville Zoo, and finally stroll around Brown Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bowling Green to Louisville takes 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. August in Louisville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Campton.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

1
night
Campton

Campton is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Wolfe County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at Red River Gorge Zipline, then stroll around Natural Bridge State Resort Park, and then look for gifts at Natural Bridge Sky Lift Gift Shop.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Campton vacation planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Campton in 2.5 hours. August in Campton sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Campton

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

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.