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Louisville - Kentucky

Overview

  • Flight Time: 10 Hours
  • Time Zone: UTC -6:00
  • Best Time to Travel: April - October

Louisville is many things - original, eclectic, dynamic, and energetic. Within its boundaries you'll find sports, history, nature, art, music, amazing food and lodging that take overnight stays and vacations to the next level.

Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France, making Louisville one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Situated on the Ohio River the city is known as the home of the Kentucky Derby, the Urban Bourbon Trail, Muhammad Ali, Louisville Slugger and Louisville's historic "Whiskey Row".

The Muhammad Ali Center, near Museum Row in Louisville, is a museum and cultural center that honours the Louisville native, internationally-known, world-champion heavyweight boxer and his values.

For something quintessentially American visit Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, home of the World’s Biggest Baseball Bat. Experience history-in-the-making as you stroll through the factory where world famous Louisville Slugger baseball bats, the official bat of Major League baseball, are made. All these attractions are located a short walk from each other, so easily accessible.

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  • The Brown Hotel
    Louisville - Kentucky

    The Brown Hotel

    The Brown is located in downtown Louisville, KY, within walking distance of the city's best dining, shopping, entertainment, and attractions.

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  • 21c Museum Hotel Louisville
    Louisville - Kentucky

    21c Museum Hotel Louisville

    Set on Museum Row, this trendy hotel and art museum in Downtown is a 3-minute walk from the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and a 5-minute walk from Louisville Glassworks

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  • Omni Louisville Hotel
    Louisville - Kentucky

    Omni Louisville Hotel

    Located in Downtown Louisville, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Fourth Street Live and KFC Yum Centre. Muhammad Ali Centre and Riverfront Plaza Belvedere are also within 1 mi (2 km). And Louisville International Airport is about 7 miles away.

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  • Taste of Kentucky
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    Taste of Kentucky

    Experience the tastes, sounds and sights of Kentucky birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Muhammad Ali and the father of Bluegrass music, Bill Monroe

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    7 nights

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  • Bourbon, Bluegrass, Corvettes and Music City
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    Bourbon, Bluegrass, Corvettes and Music City

    Follow the Kentucky Bourbon trail, experience the famous Bluegrass music scene, check out the National Corvette Museum before visiting a wealth of museums in "Music City"

    5 holiday destinations

    12 nights

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  • Kentucky Highlights
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    Kentucky Highlights

    There’s a great deal more that makes Kentucky unlike any other place in the world. The Natural beauty here is unsurpassed, and adding to the unparalleled outdoor adventure is Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park, the world’s longest cave system.

    4 holiday destinations

    12 nights

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