Louisville September 13, 2017
9 Unforgettable Tours Everyone In Louisville Should Take At Least Once
Looking for something new to do? Before you decide to take a trip to a neighboring state or city, check out these interesting tours located right here in Louisville. These tour guides will provide you with hours of interesting information and fun. Take a chance and try one of these awesome tours for an unforgettable experience.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Classic Biplane Tour
While the cost to have one of these private biplane tours is pretty high at $185 dollars, this exhilarating tour is worth every penny. The 20-minute ride includes interesting topographical knowledge of the city from the pilot and the best view of the city you can possibly get. A ticket for one of these airplane rides would be the perfect gift for anyone interested in airplanes or those who aren't too afraid of heights.
2. Waverly Hills Paranormal Tour
Are you or someone you know interested in the paranormal? Schedule a historical or overnight tour of this old sanitorium. The historical tour will walk you through the building and provide an in-depth history of the facilities, while an overnight stay allows you to search for ghosts more independently.
3. Thirsty Pedaler Tour
The Thirsty Pedaler tour is a 16-person pub-crawler bike that stops at two downtown bars on a tour of the city. This is one of the most fun tours you can take, and it's available for party booking or individual seating. Whether you're planning a birthday, bachelorette party, or just looking for a good time, the Thirsty Pedaler Tours are worth checking out.
4. Louisville Historic Tours
This historical walking tour covers the history of Old Louisville. It walks you past the famous Conrad-Caldwell house and through St. James Court, a neighborhood filled with beautiful Victorian architecture and plenty of history. The guide is very knowledgeable, and for only $15 a person, this is one tour you don't want to miss!
5. Angel's Envy Tour
The Angel's Envy distillery tour downtown is one of the most comprehensive and informative tours in the city. If you want to know everything about the bourbon-making process, definitely book a tour here. At the end of the tour, there is a tasting, and your tour guide will teach you what flavors a professional bourbon taster looks for. Whether you're a bourbon fanatic or just looking to learn more, you'll love this Angel 's Envy tour.
6. City Taste Tours Of Louisville
The City Taste Tour is what you should recommend to any friend or family member visiting Louisville. It's not just about food and beverages; it stops by the Louisville Slugger Museum and the glass blowing shop downtown to showcase some of the most interesting sights in the city. The tour guides are informative and entertaining, making for a delightful experience for anyone — Louisville native or not!
7. Mint Julep Tour
Mint Julep Tours offers a guided tour of the bourbon trail here in Louisville. If you're looking to tour different distilleries a tour is the best way to go, as the guide will provide you interesting, fun, and useful information, and also transport you to the different locations.
8. Muhammad Ali Childhood Home Museum
The old Muhammad Ali Childhood Home Museum is so interesting because the tour guide grew up in a neighboring house and knows endless information about Muhammad Ali and the home he grew up in, which is now remodeled exactly as it was during the period he lived there. You'll learn information from the tour guide that you haven't heard or read anywhere else, making for a very memorable day.
9. Louisville Bicycle Tours
The Louisville Bicycle tours offer an informative tour through downtown Louisville and provide all of the gear, too. These tours are perfect for a date or family outing, especially on a nice fall day.
What’s your favorite tour in Louisville? Let us know in the comments below! If you’re still looking for something new to do in Lou, check out
this article for more ideas.