5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

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5 days in Kentucky Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Georgetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cave City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bardstown
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is a home rule-class city in Scott County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 16th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of The Lexington Cemetery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Salato Wildlife Education Center, and then experience rural life at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Georgetown sightseeing app .

Charlotte to Georgetown is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Charlotte in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Georgetown: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cave City.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lexington, Salato Wildlife Education Center
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Raven Run Nature Sanctuary ©
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Lexington Cemetery ©
Lexington Cemetery

2
nights
Cave City

Cave City ©
Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Big Mike's Rock and Gift Shop, explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Caverns, and then examine the collection at Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): trek along Fat Man's Misery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cub Run Cave.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cave City online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Georgetown to Cave City in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Georgetown to Cave City. June in Cave City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bardstown.

Things to do in Cave City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cub Run Cave, Diamond Caverns, Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum, Fat Man's Misery
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Diamond Caverns ©
Diamond Caverns
Onyx Cave ©
Onyx Cave

1
day
Bardstown

Bardstown ©
Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Abbey of Gethsemani and then immerse yourself in nature at My Old Kentucky Home.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Bardstown online itinerary planner .

Getting from Cave City to Bardstown by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Bardstown can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bardstown

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Abbey of Gethsemani
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My Old Kentucky Home ©
My Old Kentucky Home
The Abbey of Gethsemani ©
The Abbey of Gethsemani

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