Travel Blogs from Louisville
So read this morning's Weather Channel forecast after my stormiest night of the trip and before a wet morning ride to Louisville. Little sleep last night after spending most of it in 3 waves of thunderstorms. First is a strong wind, then thunder simultaneous with the lightening and then intense rain that tapers over an hour or two. Sometime during the night my tent pole bag blew away never to ...
... people who live across the river from Metropolitan Park...anyway we thought it was coming from down the street at Falls of the Ohio State Park so we drove down to check it out. This park runs along the Ohio River where there are lots of picnic areas and at the museum you can walk down onto the 9 feet thick fossil beds (coral beds) area and look at fossils which was really neat. We drove around and then headed into Louisville to the Kentucky Derby ...
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 ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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