Accomodations & Attractions
Here are few recommendations. If you would like any other suggestions, please give us a call.
Bardstown Parkview Motel
418 E. Stephen Foster Ave. (800) 732-2384
Relax in comfort with a scenic view of My Old Kentucky Home State Park. Affordable comfort, quality and convenience. Complimentary continental breakfast. Adjacent to the Kurtz Restaurant.
440 E. Stephen Foster Ave. (800) 811-8312
Bed and Breakfast with 3 rooms. Federal design home with spectacular view of My Old Kentucky Home. Queen Beds, a/c, private baths, 2 Jacuzzis, antiques. All non-smoking.
The Galt House Hotel
140 N. 4th St. (502) 589-5200
A downtown riverfront hotel featuring the Flagship revolving restaurant and suites with balconies overlooking the Ohio River. Located 1 block from the convention center. Withing walking distance to the Actors Theater, Louisville Science Center, IMAX Theater, Louisville Slugger Museum and Stadium.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
830 Phillips Lane (520) 367-2251
Old fashioned southern hospitality in the heart of Louisville. Built in 2009 it is minutes from the airport and major Louisville attractions.
Holiday Inn Louisville Airport
4004 Gardiner Pointe Drive (502) 452-6361 or 1-800-HOLIDAY.
Continental breakfast, complimentary airport shuttle, outdoor swimming pool.
Seelbach Hilton Louisville
500 4th Ave. (502) 585-3200 (800) 333-3399
Built in 1905, this historical landmark is located in the heart of Louisville. Guest rooms are luxuriously appointed with 18th century reproduction furnishings and marble baths. The Old Seelbach Bar was rated by Esquire Magazine as one of the South's three best bars. The renowned Oakroom restaurant, featuring hand-carved solid oak paneling, offers classic entrees on an eclectic menu created by the finest chefs in Louisville. The Seelbach Cafe offers casual dining in a comfortable environment.
The Executive Inn
978 Phillips Lane (502) 367-6161
The Executive Inn is a tudor style hotel with all the charm and warmth of a european hotel, with richly crafted woodwork and comfort of an era gone by. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. The courtyard is truly a resort setting, not what you would expect to find at an airport hotel. With southern magnolia trees, water wheels, beautiful foliage all surrounded by a heated swimming pool.
Mainstay Suites Louisville
1650 Alliant Ave. (502) 267-4454
Freel local phone calls. Computer hookup, multiple phone lines. Located on the east end of Bluegrass Industrial Park. Walking distance to restaurants and shopping.
Hyatt Regency Louisville
320 West Jefferson (502) 581-1234 (888) 591-1234
This luxurious hotel has 392 guest rooms located in downtown Louisville, overlooking the Ohio River and connected to the convention center. Dine in the spacious atrium restaurant, The Trellis Cafe. Fine dining in The Spire - a revolving restaurant.
Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Museum
700 Central Avenue (502) 636-4460
The Downs are home of the Kentucky Derby - spring meet and fall meet. Just minutes from downtown. Also visit the Kentucky Derby Museum.
Stephen Foster - The Musical
Drama Drive, Bardstown, KY (800) 626-1563
Open June - late August nightly at 8:30 p.m. except Monday. The spectacular musical, with a cast of more than 50 performers, based on the life of America's first great composer. Features many of Foster's most popular songs including "Oh Susanna" and "My Old Kentucky Home"
Falls of the Ohio
201 West Riverside Drive, Clarksville, Indiana (812) 280-9970
History from 400 million years - explore fossile beds, wildlife and river observation rooms. Five minutes from downtown Louisville.
Louisville Bats AAA Baseball
937 Phillips Lane
Lots of fun for the whole family. The Louisville Bats are the AAA club for the Cincinnati Reds.
Louisville Science Center
727 West Main Street (502) 561-6103
Explore the world of hands-on exhibits and visit the IMAX Theater.
Louisville Slugger Museum
800 W. Main Street (502) 588-7227.
Manufacturer of Louisville Slugger bats and Powerbilt golf clubs. Tour includes trip through actual bat-making plant. Gift shop.
The Louisville Zoo
1100 Tevilian Way (520) 459-2181
The zoo is 15 minutes from downtown and open year-round. There are 1600 animals displayed in exciting natural settings.
Kentucky Center for the Arts
Sixth and Main Streets (502) 562-0100
Home of the Louisville Orchestra, Louisville Ballet, Kentucy Opera, Stage One Children's Theater, and Broadway Series.