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LouisvilleUnited States of America

Love live music, sports, and university life? Get away to Louisville!

Explore lots to see and do in Louisville—a scenic riverfront, sports teams, and popular sights from KFC Yum Center to Fourth Street Live!.

Where to stay in Louisville

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Downtown Louisville

4/5Very Good!(1,812 area reviews)

A noteworthy feature of Downtown Louisville is its fantastic nightlife. While you're in town, be sure to stop and check out KFC Yum Center and Fourth Street Live!.

Downtown Louisville
Conrad Caldwell House showing heritage elements and signage

Old Louisville

3.5/5Good!(352 area reviews)

Old Louisville is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Conrad Caldwell House and Asia Institute Crane House while you're in town.

Old Louisville
Louisville Science Center featuring outdoor art

West Main Historic District

West Main Historic District is beloved for its fantastic nightlife. Take some time to explore sights in the area like Louisville Slugger Museum and Fourth Street Live!.

West Main Historic District
Famous #BloodyMary #TheOutlookInn :~)

Highlands

Highlands might not have many top sights, but KFC Yum Center and Fourth Street Live! are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Highlands
Famous #BloodyMary #TheOutlookInn :~)

Cherokee Triangle

4/5Very Good!(5 area reviews)

When in Cherokee Triangle, you can plan a visit to Cherokee Park and Louisville Slugger Field, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Cherokee Triangle
Rabbit Hole Distillery in Louisville is one of the prettiest modern distilleries I’ve ever seen. The Cavehill and Derringer Bourbons are amazing as well

East Market District

While there might not be top attractions in East Market District, you can explore the larger area and discover places like KFC Yum Center and Louisville Waterfront Park.

East Market District

Top Hotels in Louisville

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Radisson Hotel Louisville North
Radisson Hotel Louisville North
3 out of 5
505 Marriott Drive, Clarksville, IN
The price is $84 per night

Situated on a lake, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of KFC Yum Center, Kentucky International Convention Center, and Louisville Waterfront Park. Louisville ...

3.8/5Good! (1,886 reviews)

"It is huge you will get lost, but its beautiful place to be away from home at"…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Radisson Hotel Louisville North
Aloft Louisville Downtown
Aloft Louisville Downtown
3 out of 5
102 West Main Street, Louisville, KY
The price is $95 per night

Located in West Main Historic District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of KFC Yum Center, Fourth Street Live!, and Kentucky International Convention Center. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (614 reviews)

"Hotel was clean and efficient. Restaurant and bar were closed due to COVID, which was disappointing, and I wish it had been made clear before booking. Only 1 complimentary bottle of water in the room for 2 guests. When I asked for an additional bottle, I was told I could purchase one. I’m a Mariott ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Aloft Louisville Downtown
Drury Inn & Suites Louisville North
Drury Inn & Suites Louisville North
3 out of 5
9597 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY
The price is $100 per night

Situated in Louisville, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Paddock Shops and within 3 mi (5 km) of Springhurst Towne Center Shopping Center and E P Tom Sawyer ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (972 reviews)

"Really clean, friendly staff. We enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Drury Inn & Suites Louisville North

Popular places to visit in Louisville

Kentucky Exposition Center
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Kentucky Exposition Center

4.5/5(628 reviews)

Find out what's happening at Kentucky Exposition Center during your trip—a top convention center in Fairgrounds. Wander around the area's the college campus or experience its lively festivals.

Churchill Downs
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Churchill Downs

4.5/5(551 reviews)

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

Fourth Street Live!
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Fourth Street Live!

4.5/5(839 reviews)

When you visit Fourth Street Live!, a popular shopping spot in Louisville, you can browse for souvenirs. Wander the riverfront and college campus in the area.

Louisville Slugger Museum
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Louisville Slugger Museum

4.5/5(606 reviews)

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 Zoo
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Louisville Zoo

4.5/5(136 reviews)

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.

Louisville Mega Cavern
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Louisville Mega Cavern

4/5(168 reviews)

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

Top things to do in Louisville

City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Kentucky
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Kentucky

$10
Per adult
Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Kentucky
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Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Kentucky

$20
Per adult
Crazy Dash Walking Adventure of Kentucky
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Crazy Dash Walking Adventure of Kentucky

$10
Per adult
Wacky Walks Adventure walking tours of Kentucky
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Wacky Walks Adventure walking tours of Kentucky

$10
Per adult
3Quest Challenge Scavenger hunts of Kentucky
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3Quest Challenge Scavenger hunts of Kentucky

$10
Per adult
Louisville Legend Tours
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Louisville Legend Tours

$193
Per adult

Reviews of Louisville

4.2

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
1599
5 - Excellent 38.88618677042802%
4 - Good
1891
4 - Good 45.987354085603116%
3 - Okay
523
3 - Okay 12.71887159533074%
2 - Disappointing
70
2 - Disappointing 1.7023346303501945%
1 - Terrible
29
1 - Terrible 0.7052529182879378%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 1, 2020

We would not mind coming back to visit Louisville it is a very nice city. Would love to be back when we have more time to look around

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 30, 2020

No

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 24, 2020

Go to Gralehaus/Holy Grale!

1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

May 8, 2020

I’ll never go back.

5/5 - Excellent

MJ

Apr 29, 2020

I’ve always loved coming to this city. Lots to do!

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Apr 7, 2020

The downtown environment has it's good points, but there's no denying the bad elements as well. You definitely should plan accordingly so you & your family or whomever you travel with stay safe while enjoying the sites.

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