9 days in Kentucky & Belleville Itinerary

9 days in Kentucky & Belleville Itinerary

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Louisville
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Lexington
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Belleville
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Bowling Green
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Louisville — 2 nights

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville is known for nature, museums, and breweries & distilleries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge.

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Dallas to Louisville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In August, Louisville is a bit cooler than Dallas - with highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lexington.
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Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Casinos

Lexington — 2 nights

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 12th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Kentucky Horse Park and then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at James E. Pepper Distillery and then try your luck at Keeneland.

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You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lexington are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Belleville.
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Museums · Casinos · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
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Belleville — 2 nights

Belleville is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Kishacoquillas Valley of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): Head underground at Lincoln Caverns and then examine the collection at Swigart Auto Museum. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park.

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Getting from Lexington to Belleville by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lexington in August, with highs in Belleville at 78°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bowling Green.
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Bowling Green — 2 nights

Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Lost River Cave and then examine the collection at National Corvette Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave and then trek along Fat Man's Misery.

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Traveling by car from Belleville to Bowling Green takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Belleville to Bowling Green due to the time zone difference. In August, Bowling Green is a bit warmer than Belleville - with highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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