9 days in Green Bay & Kentucky Itinerary

9 days in Green Bay & Kentucky Itinerary

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Green Bay
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lexington
— 2 nights
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Green Bay

— 2 nights

Home of the Packers

Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Bring the kids along to Bookworm Gardens and EAA Aviation Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Green Bay: The Farm (in Sturgeon Bay) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Sister Bay). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Bay Beach Amusement Park and admire the natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Green Bay holiday maker.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Green Bay. In July in Green Bay, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park

— 2 nights
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): trek along Cedar Sink Trail and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Tall Man's Misery, trek along Fat Man's Misery, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Green Bay to Mammoth Cave National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Green Bay in July, Mammoth Cave National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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 8th (Thu): cool off at Kentucky Kingdom and then see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern and then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Louisville trip planner.

Drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Louisville are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Lexington

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Mary Todd Lincoln House, then immerse yourself in nature at Kentucky Horse Park, and then surround yourself with nature on Unique Horse Farm Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm and then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lexington trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Louisville to Lexington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.