9 days in Northern Kentucky River Region Itinerary

9 days in Northern Kentucky River Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Kentucky River Region trip 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. Take a break from the city and head to Big Bone Lick State Historic Site and World Of Golf. Museum-lovers will appreciate Creation Museum and Behringer-Crawford Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Elk Creek Vineyards (in Owenton), General Butler State Resort Park (in Carrollton) and Neeley Family Distillery (in Sparta). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of MainStrasse Village, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Newport Aquarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garden of Hope, and snap pictures at Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Covington journey builder website.

Washington DC to Covington is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Covington dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maysville.

Things to do in Covington

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maysville

— 3 nights
Maysville is a home rule-class city in Mason County, Kentucky, United States and is the seat of Mason County. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kentucky Gateway Museum Center and The Old Pogue Distillery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at EAT Gallery and Rosemary Clooney House. Go for a jaunt from Maysville to Augusta to see O'Neil Landing about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Underground Railroad Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Maysville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Covington to Maysville takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Maysville are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maysville

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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