4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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4 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Drive:  2​h
1
Newport
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Park City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Columbus

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Newport

Newport ©
Newport is a home rule-class city at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at Creation Museum and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Newport Aquarium.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Newport trip planner.

Columbus to Newport is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Newport

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Creation Museum
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Creation Museum ©
Creation Museum
Newport Aquarium ©
Newport Aquarium

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night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 4th (Thu), examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally try to win big at Churchill Downs.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Louisville online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Newport to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

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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 5th (Fri): Head underground at Onyx Cave, see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, then Head underground at Mammoth Cave National Park, and finally trek along Fat Man's Misery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Park City trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Louisville to Park City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Park City. In July, daily temperatures in Park City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cave City, Mammoth Cave National Park
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Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World
Onyx Cave ©
Onyx Cave

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Lost River Cave, then examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Chaney's Dairy Barn.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bowling Green trip planner .

You can drive from Park City to Bowling Green in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Bowling Green can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Nature Museums
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Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave
Chaney's Dairy Barn ©
Chaney's Dairy Barn
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum

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