9 days in Kentucky Itinerary

9 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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9 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Erie
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lexington
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Erie

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Caverns, examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Park City itinerary site .

Erie to Park City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Erie to Park City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Erie in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Park City, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Cave City, Bowling Green
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
You'll explore and learn at Kentucky Derby Museum and Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle). Visit Churchill Downs and Cave Hill Cemetery for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Louisville side-trips: Jim Beam American Stillhouse (in Clermont), My Old Kentucky Home (in Bardstown) and Maker's Mark (in Loretto). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, admire all the interesting features of Louisville Mega Cavern, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Louisville day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Park City to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Park City to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

My Old Kentucky Home, Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Maker's Mark, Jim Beam American Stillhouse
Highlights from your plan
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

3
nights
Lexington

Lexington
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kentucky Horse Park and Ark Encounter will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lexington: Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles), Buffalo Trace Distillery (in Frankfort) and Four Roses (in Lawrenceburg). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Keeneland, do a tasting at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, and explore and take pictures at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm.

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You can drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lexington can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games

Side Trips

Four Roses, Ark Encounter, Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Keeneland ©
Keeneland

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