9 days in Kentucky Itinerary

9 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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9 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Amarillo
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Williamstown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Lexington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Louisville
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Amarillo

1
night
Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ark Encounter. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Boone County Distilling Company.

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Amarillo to Williamstown is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Amarillo in October: highs in Williamstown hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Boone County Distilling Company, Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site ©
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
Boone County Distilling Company ©
Boone County Distilling Company

2
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 24th (Thu), sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, immerse yourself in nature at Kentucky Horse Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at James E. Pepper Distillery, sample the fine beverages at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and then try to win big at Keeneland.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lexington attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Williamstown to Lexington takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Lexington

Breweries & Distilleries Nature Museums

Side Trips

Woodford Reserve Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery
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Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Kentucky Horse Park ©
Kentucky Horse Park
Keeneland ©
Keeneland

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 26th (Sat): Head underground at Diamond Caverns, then Head underground at Mammoth Cave, then examine the collection at Dinosaur World, and finally Head underground at Onyx Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and then Head underground at Lost River Cave.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Park City vacation maker website .

You can drive from Lexington to Park City in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. October in Park City sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cave City, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, Lost River Cave
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo ©
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville is known for historic sites, museums, breweries & distilleries, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Louisville Mega Cavern, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Louisville online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Park City to Louisville in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Park City to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In October in Louisville, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kentucky Artisan Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Room Escape Games
Louisville Zoo ©
Louisville Zoo

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