8 days in Louisville & Frankfort Itinerary

8 days in Louisville & Frankfort Itinerary

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Louisville
— 4 nights
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Frankfort
— 3 nights

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bobby Davis Museum, Cumberland Museum and Ark Encounter. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Popular historic sites such as Old Fort Harrod State Park and Historic Locust Grove are in your itinerary. Explore Louisville's surroundings by going to Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum (in Elizabethtown), The Great American Dollhouse Museum (in Danville) and Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor and Museum (in Columbus). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, explore the different monuments and memorials at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, and sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Louisville trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Louisville. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Frankfort.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Frankfort

Frankfort ©
Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. On the 4th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at McDowell House Museum, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and then witness the site of a historic battle at Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Frankfort trip planner.

You can drive from Louisville to Frankfort in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Frankfort can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Frankfort

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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