Louisville, KY: Staycation Destination

Louisville, KY Skyline
Louisville, KY Skyline

Louisville, KY, business owners rely on an influx of visitors each May. Crowds flock to a little show called the Kentucky Derby – some know it as the the most exciting two minutes in sports – held on the first Saturday of the month. But locals know the fun in Louisville remains long after the race has been run. It's a great place to staycation.

Where to Stay

The Luxurious: 21C Museum Hotel

The Affordable: Hilton Garden Inn

The Quaint: 1888 Historic Rocking Horse Manor B&B

What to Do

Activities: Iroquis Park, Louisville Zoo, Tom Sawyer State Park, Kentucky Derby Festival

Attractions: Louisville Science Center, Kentucky Derby Museum, Muhammad Ali Center

Nightlife/Food: Iroquis Ampitheatre, Sergio's World Beers, Zanzabar

Where to Eat

Dinner for Two: The Brown Hotel

For the Family: Mike Linnig's

Quick Fix: Papalino's NY Pizzeria

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