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New York City to Kentucky drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

New York City to Kentucky road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Kentucky. If you're planning a road trip to Kentucky, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in New York City
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:22 pm  Reading (Pennsylvania)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:22 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:28 pm  Harrisburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:28 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:43 pm  Hagerstown
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:43 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:44 pm  Fallingwater
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Fallingwater
drive for about 2 hours

11:54 am  Weston (West Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:54 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:27 pm  Charleston (West Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:27 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

6:47 pm  arrive at Kentucky

day 2 driving ≈ 7 hours

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New York City to Kentucky questions

profile  sharon from New York City asked:
somewhere interesting  (2 answers)

Where should I stop along the way?

Reading (Pennsylvania)  (4 answers)

Harrisburg  (20 answers)
    questions about Harrisburg:
        What are the 5 best sights to see in Harrisburg PA

Hagerstown  (2 answers)

Fallingwater  (7 mentions)

Weston (West Virginia)

Charleston (West Virginia)  (15 answers)
    questions about Charleston (West Virginia):
        Historic sites

What are some things to do in Kentucky?

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

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!

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

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 Kentucky to New York City 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 New York City to Kentucky. Or get a full New York City to Kentucky 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 New York City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New York City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 732 miles
driving time of 11 hours, 26 minutes
Kentucky is the same time as New York City
622 New York City travel answers
4 Reading (Pennsylvania) travel answers
20 Harrisburg travel answers
2 Hagerstown travel answers
15 Charleston (West Virginia) travel answers
14 Kentucky travel answers


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