Escape to Louisville! Enjoy its live music, sports, and museums.

A scenic riverfront, live music, and top sights from KFC Yum Center to Riverfront Plaza Belvedere—discover it all in Louisville.

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Where to stay in Louisville

Downtown Louisville
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Downtown Louisville

Live Music, Theaters, Entertainment

The cultural heart of the city beats with baseball, boxing and music, with sporting fields, live bands and a center for Muhammad Ali, the city’s most famous son. 

Old Louisville
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Old Louisville

Universities, Basketball, Sports

Old Louisville is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Conrad Caldwell House and Asia Institute Crane House while in the area.

South Louisville
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South Louisville

If you're spending some time in South Louisville, Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Museum are top sights worth seeing.

West Main Historic District
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West Main Historic District

Live Music, Rivers, Theaters

A noteworthy feature of West Main Historic District is its fantastic nightlife. While you're in town, be sure to stop and check out Louisville Slugger Museum and Muhammad Ali Center.

Top Hotels in Louisville

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Radisson Hotel Louisville North
3 out of 5
505 Marriott Drive, Clarksville, IN
$79/night
Aug 20 - Aug 21
3.8/5Good! (1,269 reviews)

"The staff was very courteous and the hotel is very big"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019

Radisson Hotel Louisville North
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Galt House Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
4 out of 5
140 North Fourth Street, Louisville, KY
$149/night
Aug 20 - Aug 21
4.1/5Very Good! (5,186 reviews)

"Hotel is good; however, my room was not cleaned on Thursday, Aug 15."…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019

Galt House Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
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Omni Louisville Hotel
4.5 out of 5
400 S. 2nd Street, Louisville, KY
$144/night
Sep 2 - Sep 3
4.6/5Wonderful! (749 reviews)

"The property was beautiful, super conveniently located, our shower did have trouble draining though."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Omni Louisville Hotel

Popular things to do in Louisville

Churchill Downs
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Churchill Downs

Find more than mint juleps to enjoy at this iconic racetrack, best known as the annual host of the Kentucky Derby.

Muhammad Ali Center
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Muhammad Ali Center

One of the world’s greatest boxers continues providing inspiration beyond the world of sport. Understand this superstar by visiting this center honoring him.

Louisville Slugger Museum
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Louisville Slugger Museum

Baseball is part of the American fabric. See where one important tool for this sport is produced in the factory that makes ball games possible.

Louisville Mega Cavern
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Louisville Mega Cavern

An old quarry is now an underground attraction beneath the city. Explore this area that will fascinate all visitors with its uniqueness.

Louisville Zoo
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Louisville Zoo

A zoo visit promotes respect for animals and their well-being. Share a day with family at this city zoo with its abundance of species and activity areas.

Kentucky Derby Museum
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Kentucky Derby Museum

Experience the thrill of attending a championship horse-racing event at a museum dedicated to one of the Triple Crown races.

Top activities in Louisville

Dining at Hard Rock Cafe Louisville with Priority Seating
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Dining at Hard Rock Cafe Louisville with Priority Seating

$34

Dine like a rock star among pop, soul, and rock 'n' roll memorabilia like costumes and instruments from your favorite musicians at the Hard Rock Cafe. Skip the lines with priority seating and enjoy a classic meal and a dessert.

James Bomb Escape Room Mission
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James Bomb Escape Room Mission

$25

You and your team will be locked in a spy mission escape room at Escape LOU. This experience is for a maximum of 10 people. The duration of this experience is 60 minutes but allow for 90-minutes for the entire experience.

Dr. K’s Lethal Injection Escape Room Mission
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Dr. K’s Lethal Injection Escape Room Mission

$25

You and your team will be locked in a spy mission escape room at Escape LOU. This experience is for a maximum of 10 people. The duration of this experience is 60 minutes but allow for 90-minutes for the entire experience.

Mr. Dupree Escape Room Mission
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Mr. Dupree Escape Room Mission

$25

You and your team will be locked in a spy mission escape room at Escape LOU. This experience is for a maximum of 10 people. The duration of this experience is 60 minutes but allow for 90-minutes for the entire experience.

Self-Guided Louisville Scavenger Hunt
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Self-Guided Louisville Scavenger Hunt

$11

This adventure will take you through the heart of Chicago and let you see how it has changed over time, while also having fun. This hunt has been evolving over time to be as entertaining as possible, while showing you as much as possible.

Operation City Quest of Louisville, KY
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Operation City Quest of Louisville, KY

$10

Using an app on your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 120 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

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