8 days in Northfield, Kentucky & Seneca Rocks Itinerary

8 days in Northfield, Kentucky & Seneca Rocks Itinerary

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Northfield
— 1 day
Drive to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Fly to Lexington
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Lexington
— 3 nights
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Seneca Rocks
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
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Northfield — 1 day

Northfield is a city in Dakota and Rice counties in the State of Minnesota. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Watt Munisotaram and then relax in the rural setting at Fireside Orchard and Gardens.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Northfield online trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Northfield is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lexington.
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Lexington — 3 nights

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lexington: Sun Valley Farm (in Versailles) and Ark Encounter (in Williamstown). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Keeneland, experience rural life at Mill Ridge Farm, get engrossed in the history at Mary Todd Lincoln House, and admire the majestic nature at Kentucky Horse Park.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Lexington trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Northfield to Lexington with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Northfield to Lexington is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Northfield in April; daily highs in Lexington reach 68°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seneca Rocks.
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Museums · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games
Side Trips

Seneca Rocks — 1 night

Seneca Rocks is an unincorporated community located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Seneca Caverns and then explore the striking landscape at Seneca Rocks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seneca Rocks trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Lexington to Seneca Rocks in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lexington in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 41°F in Seneca Rocks. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Louisville.
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Nature · Parks
Side Trip

Louisville — 2 nights

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and then see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Seneca Rocks to Louisville takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Seneca Rocks in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 48°F in Louisville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.
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Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nature

Mammoth Cave National Park — 1 night

Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): Head underground at Mammoth Cave and then trek along Cedar Sink Trail.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Kentucky travel guide

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The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.
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