8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Lexington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Louisville
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Houston

2
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 14th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bluegrass Distillers, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery, and then try to win big at Keeneland.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lexington trip planner .

Houston to Lexington is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to Lexington, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in April, with highs in Lexington at 68°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Lexington

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Claiborne Farm, Buffalo Trace Distillery
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Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. On the 17th (Fri), Head underground at Lost River Cave, then examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Onyx Cave, then trek along Tall Man's Misery, then stroll through Cedar Sink Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Green River.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Park City tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Lexington to Park City in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lexington to Park City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Bowling Green, Onyx Cave
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Step out of Louisville with an excursion to Maker's Mark in Loretto--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Louisville Mega Cavern, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Louisville tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Park City to Louisville by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Park City to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Maker's Mark
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Distillery Tours

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