8 days in Kentucky Appalachians Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Appalachians Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky Appalachians trip planner

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Fly to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Drive to Prestonsburg
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Prestonsburg
— 3 nights
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Ashland
— 4 nights
Drive to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Fly to Mobile Regional Airport

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Prestonsburg

— 3 nights
Prestonsburg is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Prestonsburg side-trips: Pikeville (Khribet el-Maqatir & a Journey through Biblical History, Dils Cemetery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Samuel May House, walk around Paintsville Lake State Park, make a trip to Loretta Lynn's Birthplace - Butcher Hollow, and take in the history at Middle Creek National Battlefield.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prestonsburg online vacation planner.

Mobile to Prestonsburg is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mobile to Prestonsburg is 1 hour. Traveling from Mobile in March, things will get cooler in Prestonsburg: highs are around 48°F and lows about 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ashland.

Things to do in Prestonsburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Ashland

— 4 nights
Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Olive Hill (Grayson Lake & Carter Caves State Resort Park) and The Paveillon (in Louisa). The adventure continues: walk around Central Park, look for gifts at Superhero Creamery, and see the interesting displays at Highlands Museum and Discovery Center.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ashland trip website.

Drive from Prestonsburg to Ashland in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prestonsburg in March: highs in Ashland hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 34°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips