8 days in Kentucky Appalachians & Trappist Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Appalachians & Trappist Itinerary

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Fly to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Drive to Ashland
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Ashland
— 1 night
Drive
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Prestonsburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trappist
— 3 nights
Drive to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport, Fly to Orlando

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Ashland — 1 night

Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stroll around Central Park and then stop by Superhero Creamery. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, then immerse yourself in nature at Carter Caves State Resort Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Grayson Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ashland trip planner.

Orlando to Ashland is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in July: high temperatures in Ashland hover around 85°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Prestonsburg.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Side Trip

Prestonsburg — 3 nights

Prestonsburg is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Prestonsburg: Pikeville (Dils Cemetery, Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium, make a trip to Loretta Lynn's Birthplace - Butcher Hollow, walk around Paintsville Lake State Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prestonsburg road trip app.

You can drive from Ashland to Prestonsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Trappist.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Trappist — 3 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes The Abbey of Gethsemani.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trappist online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Prestonsburg to Trappist takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips