9 days in Kentucky & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in Kentucky & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Versailles
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Park City
— 1 day

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Muhammad Ali Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisville: Maker's Mark (in Loretto) and Keeneland (in Lexington). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, view the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel, and snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Louisville travel route tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Louisville. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Versailles.

Things to do in Louisville

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Parks

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Must see
Churchill Downs
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Kentucky Derby Museum
4.7

1
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Versailles

Versailles ©
Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. On the 26th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Woodford Reserve Distillery, sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, get a taste of the local shopping with Damselfly Gallery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wild Turkey Distillery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Versailles visit planning website.

Getting from Louisville to Versailles by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Versailles sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Versailles

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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3
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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Hopi Point will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take in a show at Hopi House, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and contemplate the long history of Navajo Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Versailles to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Versailles to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Versailles in September, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 75°F and lows at 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Rim Trail
5.0

1
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Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll through Fat Man's Misery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and then Head underground at Onyx Cave.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Park City online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Park City with the Route module. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Park City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Park City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mammoth Cave
4.5
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Hiking Trail
Fat Man's Misery
4.6
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Cave
Onyx Cave
4.4

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