Hampton Inn Louisville-North/Clarksville
Travel Blogs from Clarksville
... Even nicer was a chance to talk with him, meet his wife and three young triplets. His two days older children were out for the evening. Ed has parted from the ride to begin to find transportation back to Oregon so I am riding solo now. Tomorrow morning I pick up a package of maps at the post office to guide me. The basic route is now up through Indiana and Ohio to Lake Erie. After that is ...
... for 140 years, 800 horses currently housed in the stables and during race week 1400, only 14 get to run when the horse is 3 years old, ALL bets are made in CASH, winning owner gets a 4 lb. 14k cup to keep with jockey, breeder and trainer getting silver, it has been known for a horse not to finish or start (because they didn't want to). There is a section on the top floor at the finish line that is called Millionaires row as this is the ...
Spent the morning at Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum. This is a must see if you are ever in Louisville. Have never been a fan of sports involving animals, but you catch the fever while you are there. Would love to attend on a race day, but the every day Joe tickets are sold out for 4 years. Money that was changed hands on the last Kentucky Derby Day was $210,000,000. Had lunch downtown ...
Our day included several stops. We stumbled upon the Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Park on our drive through Indiana. We browsed the museum that honored Lincoln's boyhood to his early 20's. Our next stop was Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum. We had a tour of the grounds, saw a video about the race and enjoyed ...
... over the bridge and so very convenient to downtown Louisville. Louisville is a beautiful city. The downtown area has been restored with all the original architecture and personality intact. We used the free hop on and off trolley to tour downtown. Visited the Louisville Slugger Museum and toured the factory. Great little shops and restaurants all throughout downtown. Going to Churchill Downs today and will be taking a riverboat cruise down the Ohio River this evening. Life is ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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