8 days in Lexington & Sacramento Itinerary

8 days in Lexington & Sacramento Itinerary

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8 days in Lexington & Sacramento Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Lexington
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Sacramento
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lexington: Louisville Mega Cavern (in Louisville) and Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Keeneland, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Horse Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., and steep yourself in history at Mary Todd Lincoln House.

Plan my day in Lexington using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

San Francisco to Lexington is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Lexington. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Lexington

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Louisville Mega Cavern, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Highlights from your plan
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
James E. Pepper Distillery ©
James E. Pepper Distillery

4
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sacramento: St. Helena (V. Sattui Winery & Pride Mountain Vineyards), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, do a tasting at Alexander Valley Vineyards, browse the exhibits of California State Capitol Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Sacramento trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Lexington to Sacramento takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lexington to Sacramento. While traveling from Lexington, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sacramento, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Healdsburg, St. Helena, Safari West, Wine Tours & Tastings, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Sacramento Waterfront ©
Old Sacramento Waterfront

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