Seek out Louisville

Seek out all the sites and thrills that Louisville has to offer

Louisville, KY is not only the largest city in Kentucky, but it is packed with activities for thrill-seekers, sight seekers and those simply seeking a laidback getaway.

  1. 1Seeking thrills?

    If thrills are what you seek, then look no further than MEGA Cavern!

    Located underground, this man-made cavern has everything from underground zip lines to an underground aerial ropes challenge course. MEGA Cavern also has an underground bike park that features jump lines, 45 trails and more. 

    Address:  1841 Taylor Ave, Louisville, KY 40213

    Waterslides, rollercoasters, bumper cars and a 5-D cinema are just a few of the attractions you will discover at Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay. Kentucky Kingdom boasts of exhilarating attractions such as Lightning Run, a 10-story rollercoaster that features a 100-foot, 80-degrees drop while Hurricane Bay is home to endless water attractions like Vanishing Falls, a waterslide filled with drops, twists and turns.

    Address:  937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209

  2. 2Laidback discoveries

    Discover the nature that can be found in Louisville in Cherokee Park

    With amenities like archery, fishing, and hiking trails, you can choose to be active or relax at Cherokee Park. This 386.12-acre park also features a playground and sprayground which is fun for the family.

    Address: 745 Cochran Hill Rd, Louisville, KY 40206

    Head over to Fourth Street Live for date night or a night out on the town. Fourth Street Live! is a premier dining, entertainment and retail destination in downtown Louisville. Dine at the Hard Rock Café and pick up a souvenir at The Rock Shop® or go bowling and enjoy a juicy burger or crispy fried Buffalo wings at The Sports and Social Club. Make sure to visit www.4thstlive.com/events before you come to see if any events will be happening while you’re in town.

    Address:  4th Street, between Liberty and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, in Downtown Louisville

  3. 3Sites to see

    Louisville is known for the famous Kentucky Derby so visiting the Kentucky Derby Museum is a must. Visit the It’s My Derby exhibit where you will see a variety of past Derby outfits and hats, or take a photo in the Winner’s Circle exhibit where they update the horse mannequin each year to represent the current winner of The Kentucky Derby.

    Address:  Churchill Downs, 704 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208

    Take a steamboat ride down America’s last operating steamboat on the Belle of Louisville. This steamboat is not only 100 years old but it’s also a National Historic Landmark. Whether you do a sightseeing cruise or a lunch or dinner cruise, you are sure to discover the beauty of Louisville as you sail down the Ohio River. 

    Address:  401 W River Rd, Louisville, KY 40202

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