8 days in Seattle & Louisville Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Louisville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Seattle

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Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Alki Beach and Washington Park Arboretum. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and contemplate the long history of West Point Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online trip maker.

Louisville to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Louisville in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Louisville

— 3 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Visit Cave Hill Cemetery and Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Louisville Mega Cavern and Marengo Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisville: Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum (in Horse Cave), Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park (in Hodgenville) and Indiana Caverns (in Corydon). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, stroll the grounds of Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Muhammad Ali Boyhood Home.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville holiday planner.

Getting from Seattle to Louisville by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Seattle to Louisville, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Louisville hover around 87°F and lows are around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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