5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Slade
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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Charleston

Charleston
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip builder .

Washington DC to Charleston is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in July since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 66°F. You will leave for Slade on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Slade

Slade ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Nada Tunnel, admire the majestic nature at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kentucky Reptile Zoo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Slade trip builder .

Drive from Charleston to Slade in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Slade can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Slade

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Nada Tunnel
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Nada Tunnel ©
Nada Tunnel
Natural Bridge State Resort Park ©
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Kentucky Reptile Zoo ©
Kentucky Reptile Zoo

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nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Keep things going the next day: hike along Cedar Sink Trail, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Cave National Park trip planning tool .

Drive from Slade to Mammoth Cave National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Slade to Mammoth Cave National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

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night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Louisville itinerary planner .

Drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Louisville are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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The Big Four Bridge ©
The Big Four Bridge

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