8 days in Williamstown & Mammoth Cave National Park Itinerary

8 days in Williamstown & Mammoth Cave National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Williamstown & Mammoth Cave National Park Itinerary

Start: Williamstown
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Williamstown
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Williamstown

4
nights
Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Get outdoors at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site and O'Neil Landing. John Rankin House and John Parker House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Williamstown side-trips: General Butler State Resort Park (in Carrollton), The Ridge Winery Tasting Room (in Vevay) and Kentucky Speedway (in Sparta). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Ark Encounter, see the interesting displays at Kentucky Gateway Museum Center, get outside with EarthJOY Tree Adventures, and steep yourself in history at Grant Boyhood Home.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamstown online trip itinerary planner .

In May in Williamstown, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Ripley, Maysville, Kentucky Speedway, Casino at Belterra Casino Resort
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
John Rankin House ©
John Rankin House
Grant Boyhood Home ©
Grant Boyhood Home

3
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mammoth Cave National Park. On the 17th (Fri), meet the residents at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Bill Monroe's Home Place, then trek along Fat Man's Misery, and then stroll through Cedar Sink Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Williamstown to Mammoth Cave National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Williamstown to Mammoth Cave National Park due to the time zone difference. In May in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 56°F at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, Bill Monroe's Home Place, Diamond Caverns
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

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