Louisville December 08, 2017
The 9 Coolest Attractions In Louisville That Not Enough People Visit
There’s no doubt about it, Louisville is a fun town. There’s always a new restaurant to check out, a concert to attend, or a sporting event to cheer on. Believe it or not, there are many attractions around town that are somewhat underrated and should not be overlooked by both locals and visitors alike. These are the 9 coolest things to do in our city that not enough people take advantage of to add to your Louisville bucket list.
1. Kentucky Derby Museum - 704 Central Ave., Louisville, Kentucky 40208
The Kentucky Derby Museum is the one spot in Louisville where it is "Derby Day Every Day!" It may be a popular visit for out-of-towners, but locals should definitely not ignore it! Pretend to be a tourist and take the tour, enjoy the history, and enjoy a meal at the cafe!
2. Belle of Louisville Riverboats - 401 W. River Rd., Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Maybe you've pondered the idea of taking a ride on the Belle of Louisville, but have never actually done it. Well, it is definitely an underrated activity in our city that locals should experience at least once. There's no better way to take in the beauty of Louisville.
3. Muhammad Ali Center - 144 N Sixth St., Louisville, Kentucky 40202
The Muhammad Ali Center is a unique attraction in Louisville that "invites visitors to be inspired on a journey to achieve personal and global greatness through Muhammad’s six defining core principles." It's definitely a one-of-a-kind experience that you can only have in our city.
4. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest - 2075 Clermont Rd., Clermont, KY 40110
Located just south of Louisville, Bernheim Forest is a stunning nature preserve that is wonderful to visit any time of year. When you need to reconnect with nature and get some fresh air away from the city, head to this picturesque destination.
5. The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum - 1402 Saint James Ct., Louisville, Kentucky 40208
Located in the heart of Old Louisville (a neighborhood that should
definitely be thoroughly explored), The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum is a beautifully restored historic home that will take you back in time. If you have any interest in how historic life in Louisville, pay this museum a visit.
6. The Parklands of Floyds Fork
This large park may be popular, but there are still so many Louisville locals who have yet to discover it. As it continues to grow, change, and improve, everyone needs to experience this epic outdoor oasis in our city.
7. Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium - 106 W. Brandeis Ave., Louisville, KY, 40292
Located on the campus of the University of Louisville, this unique attraction is definitely a hidden gem. Plan a trip for a show at the planetarium and head to outer space, right here from Louisville.
8. Food Guide Food Tours of Louisville - 411 S 4th St., Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Louisville has so many outstanding options when it comes to dining, and this underrated tour gives you a taste of the best! Enjoy a two-and-a-half hour walking tour of several downtown Louisville restaurants as you taste and sip your way from stop to stop.
9. Wheel Fun Rentals of Louisville and Segway Tours - 1001 River Rd., Louisville, Kentucky 40202
If you live in Louisville, chances are you tend to head to your favorite places around town and repeat your favorite activities. If you want to try something new, consider a rental from Wheel Fun or even a Segway tour of Louisville! Most of these attractions take place during warmer months, but check out their
for all of their offerings.
When you are eager for something new to do in Louisville, why not try one of these 9 cool attractions? Have you already completed this entire list? Anything else you would add? Let us know in the comments!
For an attraction in Louisville that is definitely one of the most popular, check out our previous article featuring a
one-of-a-kind underground adventure.