6 days in Louisville, Williamstown & Lexington Itinerary

6 days in Louisville, Williamstown & Lexington Itinerary

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Louisville
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Williamstown
— 1 day
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Lexington
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Louisville — 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Saunders Springs Nature Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Art Eatables, contemplate the long history of Farmington Historic Plantation, then identify plant and animal life at Jefferson Memorial Forest, and finally stroll around Beckley Creek Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Louisville trip maker.

Charleston to Louisville is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In September in Louisville, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Williamstown.
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Williamstown — 1 day

Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): do a tasting at Verona Vineyards, then examine the collection at Ark Encounter, and then contemplate the long history of William Arnold Log House.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Williamstown trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Louisville to Williamstown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lexington.
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Lexington — 3 nights

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary and WinStar Farm. Change things up with a short trip to Sun Valley Farm in Versailles (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Mill Ridge Farm, sample the tasty concoctions at West Sixth Brewing, stroll around The Arboretum, and stroll the grounds of Lexington Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lexington day trip site.

You can drive from Williamstown to Lexington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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