9 days in Northern Kentucky River Region Itinerary

9 days in Northern Kentucky River Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Kentucky River Region planner

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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport, Drive to Covington
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Covington
— 5 nights
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Maysville
— 3 nights
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Drive to Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Covington

— 5 nights
Covington is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking Rivers. Explore hidden gems such as MainStrasse Village and Big Bone Lick State Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Creation Museum and Behringer-Crawford Museum. Explore Covington's surroundings by going to Neeley Family Distillery (in Sparta), General Butler State Resort Park (in Carrollton) and Elk Creek Vineyards (in Owenton). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Garden of Hope, snap pictures at Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Newport Aquarium, and play a few rounds at World Of Golf.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Covington trip planner.

Washington DC to Covington is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Covington when traveling from Washington DC in September, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Maysville.

Things to do in Covington

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Nature

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Maysville

— 3 nights
Maysville is a home rule-class city in Mason County, Kentucky, United States and is the seat of Mason County. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kentucky Gateway Museum Center and Rosemary Clooney House. Appreciate the collections at National Underground Railroad Museum and EAT Gallery. Step out of Maysville to go to Augusta and see O'Neil Landing, which is approximately 32 minutes away. It doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Old Pogue Distillery.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Maysville trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Covington to Maysville in 1.5 hours. September in Maysville sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maysville

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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