8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Williamstown
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Boston

1
night
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bowling Green route website .

Boston to Bowling Green is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Bowling Green due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in March: high temperatures in Bowling Green hover around 58°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Change things up with a short trip to Keeneland in Lexington (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville trip planner .

You can drive from Bowling Green to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Louisville. In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williamstown.

Things to do in Louisville

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keeneland
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

3
nights
Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ark Encounter. Explore Williamstown's surroundings by going to Versailles (Woodford Reserve Distillery & Sun Valley Farm), Frankfort (Buffalo Trace Distillery, Castle & Key Distillery, & more) and Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm (in Georgetown). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Claiborne Farm, get engrossed in the history at William Arnold Log House, and view the masterpieces at EAT Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Williamstown trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Williamstown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In March in Williamstown, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trips

Frankfort, Versailles, Claiborne Farm, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, EAT Gallery
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Sun Valley Farm ©
Sun Valley Farm

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