21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
1
Nashville
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Danville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Slade
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Georgetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Louisville
— 3 nights
End: Nashville


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9
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Venture out of the city with trips to Franklin (Double Arch Bridge & Carnton), Bowen Plantation House (in Goodlettsville) and Charlie Daniels Park (in Mount Juliet). Pack the 19th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at The Adventure Park at Nashville. There's much more to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville online holiday planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Nashville International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Bowie Nature Park, Bowen Plantation House, Charlie Daniels Park, Amqui Station and Visitors Center
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2
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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park. On your second day here, hike along Tall Man's Misery, hike along Fat Man's Misery, and then hike along Cedar Sink Trail.

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Traveling by car from Nashville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Mammoth Cave National Park can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Danville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
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Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo ©
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

2
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Danville

Danville ©
Danville is a home rule-class city in Boyle County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Taylor Made Farm, contemplate the long history of Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, then take a peaceful walk through Berea Pinnacles, and then see the interesting displays at The Great American Dollhouse Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Danville day trip planner.

You can drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Danville in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Danville, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Slade.

Things to do in Danville

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Berea, Taylor Made Farm, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
The Great American Dollhouse Museum ©
Taylor Made Farm ©
Taylor Made Farm

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Slade

Slade ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): make a trip to Nada Tunnel, hike along Rock Bridge Trail #207, then appreciate the history behind Fitchburg Furnace, then immerse yourself in nature at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, and finally stroll through Kentucky Reptile Zoo. On your second day here, get outside with Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides and then contemplate the waterfront views at Buckhorn Lake.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Slade trip planner.

You can drive from Danville to Slade in 2 hours. October in Slade sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Georgetown.

Things to do in Slade

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nada Tunnel, Fitchburg Furnace, Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides
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Natural Bridge State Resort Park ©
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides ©
Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides
Nada Tunnel ©
Nada Tunnel

2
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Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is a home rule-class city in Scott County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Fort Boonesborough State Park, then sample the tasty concoctions at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and then admire all the interesting features of Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Claiborne Farm, take an in-depth tour of Ark Encounter, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Georgetown trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Slade to Georgetown in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Georgetown are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Georgetown

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, Ark Encounter, Fort Boonesborough State Park, Claiborne Farm, Woodford Reserve Distillery
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Ark Encounter ©
Ark Encounter
Fort Boonesborough State Park ©
Fort Boonesborough State Park
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Louisville Mega Cavern, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and then try to win big at Churchill Downs.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Georgetown to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Louisville are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Room Escape Games
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

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