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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

Visit Louisville, Kentucky, home of the famous Kentucky Derby. This is the largest city in Kentucky and the 16th largest in the US. Louisville is the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Jennifer Lawrence and Muhammad Ali.

Where is Louisville, Kentucky?

Louisville sits at the top of Kentucky, lining the Ohio River along the Indiana border. Louisville is 4 hours drive away from St. Louis, Missouri, and 3 hours from Nashville, Tennessee.

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, before visiting the Kentucky Derby Museum to learn about the loved sports history.

Louisville is also well known for its baseball. Whilst in Louisville be sure to visit the Slugger factory where baseball bats are made!

In addition to all of this, there is also the Muhammad Ali Center which showcases the life of the iconic 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, visit the Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. where you can taste 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 won’t forget. In particular the ‘Derby Pie’, The ‘Hot Brown’ and Burgoo are amongst the Louisville original dishes you should be sure to try whilst your road-tripping through! 

explore the road trips that visit Louisville, Kentucky below...

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American Music Tour

Visit Chicago, Louisville, Nashville, Natchez Trace Parkway, Muscle Shoals, Tupelo (Birthplace of Elvis), Memphis, Clarksdale, Historic Natchez & New Orleans

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