8 days in Kentucky Appalachians Itinerary

8 days in Kentucky Appalachians Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kentucky Appalachians visit planner

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Fly to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Drive to Ashland
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Ashland
— 2 nights
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Prestonsburg
— 5 nights
Drive to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Fly to Valparaiso

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Ashland

— 2 nights
Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ashland side-trips: The Paveillon (in Louisa) and Olive Hill (Grayson Lake & Carter Caves State Resort Park). The adventure continues: stroll around Central Park, see the interesting displays at Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, and look for gifts at Superhero Creamery.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ashland trip planner.

Valparaiso to Ashland is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, Ashland is little chillier than Valparaiso - with highs of 80°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Prestonsburg.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Prestonsburg

— 5 nights
Prestonsburg is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Pikeville (Hatfield and McCoy Historic Sites, Dils Cemetery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, make a trip to Loretta Lynn's Birthplace - Butcher Hollow, see the interesting displays at East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium, and stroll around Paintsville Lake State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Prestonsburg itinerary planner.

Getting from Ashland to Prestonsburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ashland in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 67°F in Prestonsburg. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prestonsburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips