8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Decatur
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Williamstown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Versailles
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Decatur

1
night
Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Boone County Distilling Company. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Ohio County Historical Society Museum, then do a tasting at Elk Creek Vineyards, and then get engrossed in the history at William Arnold Log House.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Williamstown trip itinerary maker app .

Decatur to Williamstown is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Versailles.

Things to do in Williamstown

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Boone County Distilling Company, Ohio County Historical Society Museum, Elk Creek Vineyards
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Boone County Distilling Company ©
Boone County Distilling Company
Elk Creek Vineyards ©
Elk Creek Vineyards
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site ©

4
nights
Versailles

Versailles
Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. Visit Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and Old Fort Harrod State Park for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Great American Dollhouse Museum and Wildside Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Versailles: Limestone Branch Distillery (in Lebanon), High Bridge Park (in Wilmore) and Maker's Mark (in Loretto). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, relax in the rural setting at Coolmore America - Ashford Stud, sample the tasty concoctions at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and learn about winemaking at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Versailles trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Williamstown to Versailles in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Versailles

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lawrenceburg, Harrodsburg, Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, The Great American Dollhouse Museum, Maker's Mark
Highlights from your plan
Maker's Mark
Maker's Mark
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
The Great American Dollhouse Museum ©

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Churchill Downs and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Your inner history buff will appreciate Louisville Mega Cavern and Zachary Taylor National Cemetery. Step out of Louisville to go to Clermont and see Jim Beam American Stillhouse, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, and view the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Louisville holiday site .

Drive from Versailles to Louisville in 1.5 hours. July in Louisville sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Jim Beam American Stillhouse
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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