8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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8 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Atmore
Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Hopkinsville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lexington
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Atmore

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Hopkinsville

Hopkinsville ©
Hopkinsville is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Christian County, Kentucky, United States. Find out how to plan Hopkinsville trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Madison to Hopkinsville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madison in February, with highs in Hopkinsville at 49°F and lows at 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Hopkinsville

Breweries & Distilleries
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Casey Jones Distillery ©
Casey Jones Distillery

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night
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then learn about all things military at Hart County Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Mammoth Cave National Park day trip app .

Drive from Hopkinsville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. February in Mammoth Cave National Park sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hart County Museum
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Hart County Museum ©
Hart County Museum

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 19th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Jefferson Memorial Forest, then sample the fine beverages at Jim Beam American Stillhouse, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Evan Williams Bourbon Experience. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery, then try to win big at Churchill Downs, and finally steep yourself in history at Louisville Mega Cavern.

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Getting from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In February in Louisville, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jim Beam American Stillhouse, Jefferson Memorial Forest
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Jim Beam American Stillhouse ©
Jim Beam American Stillhouse
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

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nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Get outdoors at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and Salato Wildlife Education Center. Explore Lexington's surroundings by going to Limestone Branch Distillery (in Lebanon), Maker's Mark (in Loretto) and Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility (in Coxs Creek). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blue Stallion Brewing Company, try to win big at Keeneland, and indulge your senses at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Lexington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Frankfort, Limestone Branch Distillery, Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Maker's Mark
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Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Maker's Mark ©
Maker's Mark
Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery

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