9 days in Denver, Louisville & Philadelphia Itinerary

9 days in Denver, Louisville & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Denver — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Denver Botanic Gardens and then look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Denver holiday planner.

Louisville to Denver is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Denver is minus 2 hours. In May, Denver is a bit cooler than Louisville - with highs of 66°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Louisville.
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Louisville — 3 nights

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Change things up with these side-trips from Louisville: Unique Horse Farm Tours (in Lexington) and Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm (in Georgetown). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, try your luck at Churchill Downs, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Louisville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Denver to Louisville, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in May, with highs in Louisville at 77°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Philadelphia.
Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature
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Philadelphia — 4 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Take a break from Philadelphia with a short trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Franklin Square, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, gain insight at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Louisville to Philadelphia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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