8 days in Seattle & Louisville Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Louisville Itinerary

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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 Alki Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Washington Park Arboretum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, 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 8-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 the flight 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 Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Louisville Mega Cavern and Indiana Caverns. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisville: Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum (in Horse Cave) and Marengo Cave (in Marengo). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, and examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Louisville trip planning website.

Getting from Seattle to Louisville by flight takes about 8 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. In July, Louisville is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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