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Louisville, Kentucky

the bourbon city

The city of legendary figures like Mohammad Ali and Colonal Sanders is brimming with an authentic charm, proudly showcasing why it’s named Bourbon City. No matter how long you extend your stay, you’ll struggle to find the time to experience everything this city has to offer. The Louisville tweak has been applied to your favourite meals, making the simplest things exquisite in their own way.

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Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky and the 16th largest in the US. Known as Bourbon City, Louisville, Kentucky, is the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Jennifer Lawrence and Muhammad Ali and home of the Kentucky Derby.

Where is Louisville, Kentucky?

Louisville sits at the top of Kentucky, lining the Ohio River along the Indiana border. 

What to do in Louisville, Kentucky?

The first stop on your list should be the Churchill Downs. The famous racing grounds used for the Kentucky Derby. Here you must drink mint juleps, then visit the Kentucky Derby Museum to learn about the loved sport’s history. Louisville is also well known for its love of baseball. Louisville is full of interesting history. Slugger baseball bats are made here in the Slugger factory, which you can visit for a unique experience, as well as the Muhammad Ali Center which showcases the life of the famous boxer. 

Where to eat in Louisville, Kentucky?

Louisville has some truly great spots for all food, and drink, enthusiasts!  Whilst in Bourbon Country, you can taste the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Sampling some of the very best as you tour the whiskey distilleries. Alternatively, you can visit the Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. where you can sample the various flavours of moonshine on offer. Louisville has taken southern cuisine to the next level, adding all flavours of influence to it and adapting dishes for flavours you will not forget. Derby Pie, The ‘Hot Brown’ and Burgoo are amongst the Louisville original dishes you have to try whilst your road-tripping through! 

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