Are you planning your next vacation? Instead of the usual places why not take a trip to Lousiville, Kentucky? There is so much that this city has to offer and we have listed down some of the reasons below. You can also check out the 32 Best & Fun Things To Do in Louisville for more ideas on what activities you might want to do when you get there.
- There are many national parks to visit – If you are someone who enjoys nature and just being out under the sun, Louisville offers so many places for you to visit. Whether you just want lots of green spaces to walk around, or perhaps do some biking, you can find plenty here. During the summer months when it gets hot, you can visit Waterfront Park in order to cool down. There’s also the Mammoth Cave National Park that you can tour any time of the year. Camping is available from spring up to autumn.
- Many great cuisines to try – A trip to Louisville is not complete without sampling the many culinary delights the city has to offer. If you’ve never had one, the Hot Brown is a must. This open-faced sandwich of bacon, turkey, tomatoes, and Mornay sauce is found at the Brown Hotel. Other famous dishes include is the Benedictine Spread and of course, the pulled pork. There are also many famous chefs who have made Louisville their home so make sure to pay a visit to their restaurants for some world-class cuisine.
- You can do the Urban Bourbon Trail – Of course, Louisville is synonymous with bourbon, so make sure to set aside a day in your trip to go to the famous Bourbon bars and restaurants in the city. You can get a passport at the Visitor Center and you will receive a special gift when you have at least six stamps on it. Some establishments do not just serve drinks but also many bourbon-inspired dishes, so time your visit during lunch or dinner so that you can take advantage of their menu offerings.
- There is an abundance of museums and historical sites – If you are more interested in culture and history rather than nature and food, don’t worry, there are still plenty of places you can go to. There are places dedicated to performing arts such as the Louisville Ballet and the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. The’s also the Carnegie Center for Art and History and the Frazier History Museum which has lots of interactive exhibits that the whole family can enjoy.
- There are many places that are budget-friendly – A trip to Louisville does not have to be expensive. Many parks and museums are free to visit, and you might even enjoy a concert or two in some days. Some tickets are being sold as a group and the total price you pay will only result in less than $10 for each attraction you visit. Plan your trip so that you can prioritize places that you really want to go to.