Louisville Mini Guide
Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky
. Located on the Ohio
River, historically known as “Gateway to the South”. Full of southern hospitality. Home of the famous Kentucky Derby and a very vibrant arts and music scene, makes it a must see city in every way.
Downtown is very visitor friendly and has something for everyone. There are many museums located in the downtown area offering fine arts and crafts and gives you an insight to the history and culture of this fine city. For some high octane and explosive fun you should definitely attend Thunder over Louisville, it is possibly the largest air show in the world followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Drawing in over 800,000 people for this daylong event, this is not to be missed.
If shopping is on your agenda, then a visit to one of the malls to pick up a bargain or two. Then along to one of the fine dining restaurants for a true taste experience and then to a bar for a refreshing drink while you watch the world go by. The city has some of the most stunning architecture, which can be best seen by taking a walking tour and you will see the biggest baseball bat in the world. To make the most of your stay in Louisville it is recommended that you rent a car, that way you get to see things that you normally would miss and you can sightsee at your own pace, making your vacation a memorable one.
Louisville International Airport is located in the centre of the city and serves all the major American airlines. Having your rental car waiting at the airport is easy to arrange and will save you time and ensure your vacation starts as soon as you land.