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Elizabethtown (Kentucky) to Cincinnati drive

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  Elizabethtown (Kentucky)
 Carrollton (Kentucky)
 Dry Ridge
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Elizabethtown (Kentucky) to Cincinnati road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Elizabethtown (Kentucky) to Cincinnati. If you're planning a road trip to Cincinnati, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Elizabethtown (Kentucky) and Cincinnati. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Elizabethtown (Kentucky) and Cincinnati. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Elizabethtown (Kentucky)
drive for about 27 minutes

10:27 am  Bardstown
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:27 am
drive for about 45 minutes

12:12 pm  Louisville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:12 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

2:05 pm  Carrollton (Kentucky)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:05 pm
drive for about 47 minutes

3:52 pm  Dry Ridge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:52 pm
drive for about 45 minutes

5:37 pm  Over-The-Rhine
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:37 pm
drive for about 5 minutes

6:42 pm  arrive in Cincinnati
eat at Rhinegeist Brewery

driving ≈ 3.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Bardstown  (7 answers)

Louisville  (43 answers)
    Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory  (3 mentions)
    Churchill Downs  (2 mentions)
    Muhammad Ali Center  (2 mentions)
    Fourth Street Live!  (2 mentions)
    Louisville Slugger Field  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Louisville:
        Seviche, A Latin Restaurant
        Basa Restaurant
        Milkwood Restaurant
        Jeff Ruby's Louisville
        Hyatt Regency Louisville
    hotels around Louisville:
        21C Museum Hotel
        The Galt House Hotel And Suites
        The Brown Hotel
    questions about Louisville:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Louisville?
        Any cool things to do/places to eat in Louisville?
        What's the best neighborhood in Louisville for a first time visitor?
        Hotels to stay at during the Kentucky Derby?
        Has anyone been to Butchertown Market?

Carrollton (Kentucky)

Dry Ridge

Over-The-Rhine  (5 mentions)

Where's the best place to eat in Cincinnati?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Rhinegeist Brewery, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Skyline Chili  (4 mentions)
Nada  (3 mentions)
The Eagle  (2 mentions)
Senate  (2 mentions)

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What are some things to do in Cincinnati?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Washington Park  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Cincinnati. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Jenna from Providence asked:
Top dining spots in Cincinnati!?  (4 answers)

profile  Rosie from Houston asked:
The best of Cincinnati?  (4 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Cincinnati?  (2 answers)

profile  Jillian from asked:
Running near Eden Park?  (1 answer)

profile  Liz from asked:
Where is the best place to grab an early dinner in Cincinnati  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Cincinnati.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Cincinnati to Elizabethtown (Kentucky) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Elizabethtown (Kentucky)? Try searching for places within 2.5 hours of Elizabethtown (Kentucky).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Elizabethtown (Kentucky) to Cincinnati. Or get a full Elizabethtown (Kentucky) to Cincinnati flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Elizabethtown (Kentucky) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Elizabethtown (Kentucky)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 148 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 21 minutes
2 Elizabethtown (Kentucky) travel answers
7 Bardstown travel answers
43 Louisville travel answers
1 Dry Ridge travel answer
32 Cincinnati travel answers


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