SpringHill Suites Louisville Downtown
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... that focused on the history of the race. Mei especially enjoyed learning about the race horses especially Secretariet and the display of the winning jockey and horse-California Chrome this year. Being huge fans of the Kentucky Derby, it was great to see Churchill Downs up close. It made us all hungry for Kentucky Derby Pie!! ...
A little lonely drive without Calie and Emily...even though they spent time sleeping, listening to music with headsets or involved with Iphones.....Traveling alone is not fun!!!!
I stopped part way from Salina, KS and booked my 3 1/2 star Marriott hotel using Price Line...I used the "name your price" and ...
... Museum is the life's work of Jim Hambrick, who also owns the overstuffed Superman souvenir and collectibles store you must pass through to reach the museum entrance.} We got out, took some of the most touristy pictures you can take, drove around town a bit, then headed back toward Louisville.
A fork in the road offered us the opportunity to head south to Nashville or continue headed Louisville. Since we were making great time, we decided ...
... Derby Museum, but regardless we drove the 15 miles to the famous Churchill Downs...This beautiful racetrack has been the home of the famous Kentucky Derby since 1875
Dinner was at a local Olive Garden and afterwards a dip in the hotel pool...
Oh yes, we did mange some time for Emily's newly acquired NASCAR driving skills...I let her behind the wheel of the SUV, but only limited in a local neighborhood....I can't understand why I have a stiff neck!!! Ya Think!!!
... and learned a little bit about the process of making whiskey and specifically, how they make Evan Williams Whiskey. We got to taste a little bit of the different brands and styles and then discovered how good Chocolate and Bourbon can be together. We then went to meet up with Christina when she got off work and went to an outdoor lounge on 4th street that had a giant screen set up to watch the US play Ghana in the World Cup. We got front ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility