5 days in Kentucky Appalachians Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Appalachians Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky Appalachians planner

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Fly to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Drive to Ashland
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Ashland
— 1 night
Drive
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Prestonsburg
— 3 nights
Drive to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Fly to Charlotte

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Ashland

— 1 night
Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Highlands Museum and Discovery Center and then walk around Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Grayson Lake and then admire the majestic nature at Carter Caves State Resort Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ashland travel itinerary planner.

Charlotte to Ashland is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ashland when traveling from Charlotte in August, with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Prestonsburg.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Prestonsburg

— 3 nights
Prestonsburg is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Prestonsburg: Pikeville (Hatfield and McCoy Historic Sites & Dils Cemetery). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Samuel May House, see the interesting displays at East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium, don't miss a visit to Loretta Lynn's Birthplace - Butcher Hollow, and immerse yourself in nature at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Prestonsburg trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Ashland to Prestonsburg in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Prestonsburg can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prestonsburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips