Around Town

Activities & Restaurants:

Louisville has an unbelievable number of things to do and great restaurants to offer! Here is a partial list of some of our favorites:

Louisville Zoo
Neighborhood: Central Louisville
1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville KY

Our zoo recently added 2 polar bear cubs to its newly designed
Glacier Run exhibit.

The Parklands at Floyds Fork
Neighborhood: US 60, east of Middletown

The Parklands is a systemic, world-class addition to Louisville’s parks system that, once completed, will include four major parks linked by a park drive, a first-rate urban trail system and a remarkable water trail, all tracing Floyds Fork, a classic Kentucky stream.

Waterfront Park and Big Four Bridge
Neighborhood: Ohio Riverfront

Gorgeous spot on the Ohio river, with the bridge spanning the distance between Indiana and Kentucky. With plenty of walking paths, greenery and activities, the park (and adjacent bridge) make this a memorable urban park.

Old Louisville
Neighborhood: Central Louisville
1402 Saint James Court, Louisville KY

Find some of Louisville’s oldest buildings by walking around this neighborhood filled with Victorian houses, fountains, and charming corridors.

Cherokee Park
Neighborhood: Crescent Hill/Clifton
745 Cochran Hill Rd, Louisville KY

Take a stroll around the beautiful park’s scenic 2.4 mile loop to see some of the best views on town.

KFC Yum! Center
Neighborhood: Downtown Louisville
1 Arena Plaza, Louisville KY 40202

Opened in 2010, the Yum! Center is home to University of Louisville’s sports teams, as well as plenty of excellent concerts that find their way to Kentucky.

The Speed Art Museum
Neighborhood: University of Louisville campus
2035 S 3rd Street, Louisville KY 40208

Referred to by locals as “The Speed, this is the oldest, largest, and foremost museum of art in the state.

Louisville Slugger Museum
Neighborhood: Downtown Louisville
800 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202

A fun spot for the whole family. The Slugger Museum showcases the history of the Louisville Slugger baseball bat and baseball in general – you can even make your own customized bat.

Kentucky Center for Performing Arts
Neighborhood: Downtown Louisville
501 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202

The Arts Center is home to three theaters, where musicals, plays, operas, concerts, dances, and other performing arts pieces are center stage year-round.

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
Neighborhood: Downtown Louisville
715 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202

Known as “KMAC”, this museum celebrates the art and craft heritage of Kentucky.

Cave Hill Cemetery
Neighborhood: Cherokee Park
701 Baxter Avenue, Louisville KY 40204

Officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Cave Hill Cemetery is well over 100 years old and is comprised of almost 300 acres of burials. There are several scenic overlooks as well as intricate burial memorials. Open daily.

NuLu
Neighborhood: near Downtown Louisville

The lively, burgeoning East Market District of Louisville, short for “New Louisville”. Plenty of great local businesses, restaurants, and shops.

Fourth Street Live!
Neighborhood: Downtown Louisville
400 S 4th Street Louisville KY

Frazier History Museum
Neighborhood: Downtown Louisville
829 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202

This exquisite history museum has exhibits spread across 3 floors of space, totaling to almost 75,000 square feet of historical exhibitions. In addition to permanent exhibits, which focus on UK and United States arms/armor, the Frazier is also home to several traveling exhibits at any given time.

The Kentucky Science Center
Neighborhood: Downtown Louisville
727 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202

The Kentucky Science Center is Kentucky’s largest hands-on science museum. With over half a million visitors annually, the science center has plenty of great educational center for kids (and adults) of all ages.

The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass
Neighborhood: Simpsonville, KY
1155 Buck Creek Road, Simpsonville KY 40067


Louisville’s Best Restaurants

211 Clover Lane
211 Clover Lane
Louisville, 40207
(502) 896-9570

Anoosh Bistro
4864 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, 40207
(502) 690-6585

Asiatique
1767 Bardstown Road
Louisville, 40205
(502) 451-2749

Blackstone Grill
9521 A US Highway 42
Prospect, 40059
(502) 228-6962

Bourbons Bistro
255 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, 40206
(502) 894-8838

Corbett’s
5050 Norton Healthcare Blvd.
Louisville, 40241
(502) 327-5058

Corner Cafe
9307 New La Grange Rd
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 426-8119

Equus & Jack’s Lounge
122 Sears Avenue
Louisville, 40207
(502) 897-9721

Jack Fry’s
1007 Bardstown Road
Louisville, 40204
(502) 452-9289

Le Relais
2817 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, 40205
(502) 451-9020

Lilly’s Bistro
1147 Bardstown Road
Louisville, 40204
(502) 451-0447

Martini’s
4021 Summitt Plaza Drive
Louisville, 40241
(502) 394-9797

Mojito Tapas
2231 Holiday Manor Center
Louisville, 40222
(502) 425-0949

Napa River Grill
1211 Herr Lane
Louisville, 40222
(502) 423-5822

Noosh Nosh
4816 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, 40207
(502) 205-2888

Pat’s Steakhouse
2437 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, 40206
(502) 893-2062

Proof on Main
702 West Main Street
Louisville, 40202
(502) 217-6360

Uptown Cafe
1624 Bardstown Road
Louisville, 40205
(502) 458-4212

Varanese
2106 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, 40206
(502) 899-9904

Vincenzo’s
150 South Fifth Street
Louisville, 40202
(502) 580-1350