8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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Lexington
— 4 nights
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Cave
— 1 night

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Lexington

Lexington ©

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Attractions like Unique Horse Farm Tours and Mary Todd Lincoln House make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Lexington with a short trip to The Great American Dollhouse Museum in Danville, about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll the grounds of Lexington Cemetery, and make a trip to Kentucky Scenic Byway.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip itinerary planning app.

Winston Salem to Lexington is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Lexington can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. On the 25th (Wed), you're off to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Unique Horse Farm Tours ©
Unique Horse Farm Tours
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Boone Creek Outdoors ©
Boone Creek Outdoors

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Louisville Zoo, contemplate the long history of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), and then stop by Art Eatables. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and then take in the views from The Big Four Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Louisville online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Lexington to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mammoth Cave.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

1
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Mammoth Cave

Mammoth Cave ©
On the 27th (Fri), stroll through Cedar Sink Trail.

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Traveling by car from Louisville to Mammoth Cave takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Mammoth Cave are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail
Tall Man's Misery ©
Tall Man's Misery

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