Things To Do In Louisville, Kentucky

When you hear Kentucky, the first thing that comes to mind (at least a majority of people) is the Kentucky Derby. A visit to the Churchill Downs, where the Kentucky Derby, a yearly horse race is held, would make a stop at Louisville complete, but it is not the only great attraction there is in the city. Being the largest city in the state of Kentucky, Louisville is a place that has defined itself in accordance to its own terms. Established and respected traditions are matched equally with bright exciting comfortable urban areas.

Louisville is home to a number of important museums, housing a number of artifacts and memorabilia. The Kentucky Derby Museum is home to a great number of racing antiquities, with fine art with interactive displays that highlights thoroughbred racing as well as the history of the Kentucky derby. Louisville also has the Frazier History Museum that has a great collection of armor, arms, and any history-related artifacts, and there is one of Louisville’s popular Speed Art Museum. For those who want to see more art and installations, there is the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and the Kentucky Science Center.

For those who enjoy the outdoors and seek the beauty of nature, Louisville is known for its attractive parks. Designed by distinguished landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead, the Louisville Waterfront Park has become the gold standard for cities who wish to make the best out of their greenspace. The city is dedicated in reclaiming their public space that they have started the project “Parklands of Floyds Fork” in their quest to be known as the “City of Parks”. Aside from the ongoing Parklands, there is also the Jefferson Memorial Forest and Cherokee Park which offers great walking, hiking and biking trails. There are so many interesting attractions in Louisville that it gives visitors authentic and surprising experience.

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