3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

3 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky trip itinerary builder

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Louisville
— 1 day
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Slade
— 1 night
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Louisville

— 1 day

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

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Cincinnati to Louisville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Louisville when traveling from Cincinnati in June, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Parks · Nature

Mammoth Cave National Park

— 1 night
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 18th (Fri), stroll through Fat Man's Misery, then explore the activities along Green River, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Cave National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Slade.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Slade

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Thrillsville Adventure Park. On the 19th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kentucky Reptile Zoo, and then push the limits with Thrillsville Adventure Park.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Slade road trip app.

Getting from Mammoth Cave National Park to Slade by car takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Slade can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Slade

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks

Kentucky travel guide

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Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.