8 days in Louisville & Illinois Itinerary

8 days in Louisville & Illinois Itinerary

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Louisville
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Attractions like Louisville Mega Cavern and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Louisville side-trips: The John Hay Center (in Salem), Dog Creek Recreation Area (in Cub Run) and Mammoth Cave (in Mammoth Cave National Park). There's more to do: sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery and learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Louisville holiday planner.

New York City to Louisville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Louisville: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 67°F at night. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

The John Hay Center, Dog Creek Recreation Area, Mammoth Cave
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Art Institute of Chicago and Wrigley Field. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Millennium Park, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, try out the rides at Navy Pier, and shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chicago travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Louisville to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Chicago. Traveling from Louisville in June, you will find days in Chicago are little chillier (81°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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