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Morehead to Louisville road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Morehead to Louisville. If you're planning a road trip to Louisville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members. Eventually, you'll be able to customize every detail of this plan to your own preferences and save this as a private trip.

10:00 am:  start in Morehead
drive for about 38 minutes

10:38 am:  Mount Sterling
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:38 am
drive for about 42 minutes

12:20 pm:  Lexington
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:20 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

1:58 pm:  Lawrenceburg (Kentucky)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:58 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:07 pm:  21C Museum Hotel
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:07 pm
drive for about 10 minutes

5:17 pm:  arrive in Louisville
eat at Seviche, A Latin Restaurant
stay at 21C Museum Hotel

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Morehead to Louisville.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Morehead, Kentucky.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Mount Sterling
Lexington  (19 answers)
    questions about Lexington:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Lexington?
        Best place to stay in Lexington while attending the Rolex 3 day event?
        Best Horse Barn Tours?
Lawrenceburg (Kentucky)  (3 answers)
    Woodford Reserve Distillery  (3 mentions)
    Four Roses Distillery  (2 mentions)
21C Museum Hotel  (3 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Louisville, Kentucky.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Louisville?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Louisville.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out 21C Museum Hotel, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

The Brown Hotel  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Louisville? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Louisville?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Seviche, A Latin Restaurant, which was mentioned 3 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Basa Restaurant  (3 mentions)
Milkwood Restaurant  (2 mentions)
Jeff Ruby's Louisville  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Louisville? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Louisville?

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:

Churchill Downs  (2 mentions)
Muhammad Ali Center  (2 mentions)
Fourth Street Live!  (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 Louisville. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

 Valerie Sacksworth from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Louisville?  (9 answers)

 Ray Ziganto from asked:
Want to spend our money on Bourbon, not hotels  (4 answers)

 Nicole Watkins from asked:
Any cool things to do/places to eat in Louisville?  (4 answers)

 Katie Simons from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Louisville for a first time visitor?  (3 answers)

 Sasha McNally from Houston asked:
Hotels to stay at during the Kentucky Derby?  (2 answers)

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

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 Louisville to Morehead drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Morehead to Louisville. Or get a full Morehead to Louisville 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 Morehead well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Morehead!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 137 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 10 minutes
19 Lexington travel answers
3 Lawrenceburg (Kentucky) travel answers
32 Louisville travel answers

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