Attractions Near Our Hotel
Louisville is an exciting place to visit with many star attractions to choose from. Visitors who can’t make it to Derby Day won’t want to miss a visit to Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum for its rich history of horse racing. There are plenty of museums in Louisville to visit, Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, Frazier History Museum, Speed Art Museum, Muhammad Ali Center, Kentucky Science Center, and Conrad-Caldwell House to name a few.
Dining will be a real treat; there are many culinary delights to select from. Talented chefs bring passion and flavors of Kentucky’s agricultural heritage all across the city. Louisville, known for its long history of bourbon makers, also offers many craft brewing companies opening in record numbers. When you want to venture outdoors you’ll find several parks to hike or picnic, visit The Louisville Zoo, or rent a bike to explore downtown. With downtown only 8 miles away, there's no time to waste!
Churchill Downs, the thoroughbred horse racing venue for the annual Kentucky Derby, was founded by Colonel Meriwether Lewis Clark in 1875 after he attended a derby in England and wanted to bring horse racing to America. Learn about “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” while visiting the Kentucky Derby Museum. The museum showcases family-friendly interactive exhibits and memorabilia to educate on the horses, jockeys, and traditions of the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville is home to one of the largest caverns in the United States. Choose from several kid-friendly attractions within this Mega Cavern. A knowledgeable and experienced guide will lead you on a two-hour zipline adventure into never before seen sections of the 100-acre man-made cavern. Go biking in a comfortable 60-degree year-round temperature, with many trails, jumps, and BMX options. The Mega Tram offers a relaxing historical tour as well.
Evan Williams Bourbon Experience is in the heart of Whiskey Row downtown Louisville. Kentucky’s first commercial distiller, Evan Williams had a talent of turning corn into a beloved beverage. Step back in time to 1783 to experience early distilling life as it was in the beginning years of our country. Evan Williams is the official first stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail offering traditional guided tours and speakeasy tastings in an old style saloon. Discover for yourself if Sweet and Neat are a good combination.
Things To Do
- The Kentucky Exposition Center 3.9 mi
- Louisville International Airport 4.1 mi
- Louisville Mega Cavern 4.7 mi
- Louisville Zoo 5.0 mi
- Kentucky Derby Museum 6.1 mi
- Churchill Downs 6.2 mi
- Conrad-Caldwell Museum 7.1 mi
- Downtown Louisville 8.0 mi
- Evan Williams Bourbon Experience 9.8 mi
- Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory 10.0 mi
- Muhammad Ali Museum 12.9 mi
- McDonald's 0.1 mi
- Waffle House 0.1 mi
- El Nopal Mexican Restaurant 0.2 mi
- Thai Noodles Restaurant 0.6 mi
- Subway 0.3 mi
- Wendy's 0.3 mi
- Outback Steakhouse 0.5 mi
- Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings 0.8 mi
- Fazoli's 1.3 mi
- Stooges Bar and Grill 2.0 mi
- Lynnview Shopping Center 2.5 mi
- Jefferson Mall 3.1 mi
- Central Station 5.3 mi
- Butchertown Market 10.0 mi
- The Outlet Shops of Bluegrass 25.0 mi