Hidden Treasures in Louisville
Travel off the beaten path with us to discover the lesser-known activities and sights of Louisville. We searched from Churchill Downs to the Bluegrass countryside to make sure your time in the Derby City is the best time. Historic wonders, district wonders and community wonders await you.
Discover a National Historic District that is home to Thomas Edison, the Farmington Plantation and White House Home and Gardens when you visit The Historic Homes Foundations
in Louisville. Step into the past of some of the brightest inventions, architecture and horticultural treasures the city has to offer.
Address: 3110 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206 - MAP
Phone: (502) 899-5079
Explore America's Victorian treasure, Old Louisville, home to the largest collection of Victorian Mansions in the United States. Thanks to the National Historic Preservation District, the historic neighborhood is home to "Museum Row
," restaurants, taverns and night spots, and theaters. Enjoy a historic treasure hunt with a bounty of entertainment.
Address: 1340 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40208 - MAP
Phone: (502) 635-5244
Travel to the heart of downtown Louisville to Fourth Street Live!
to enjoy an afternoon out or night on the town at the Derby City's premier gem for commerce and entertainment. The district sports the infamous Hard Rock Cafe, Angel's Rockbar and the worlds first Makers Mark Bourbon House and Lounge.
Address: 400 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 - MAP
Phone: (502) 584-7170
Unearth an outdoor exercise gem at the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park
crushed limestone fitness trail. Travel the Goose Creek nature trails, open to walkers and hikers who want to journey across open meadows and lightly wooded areas. For a little indoor exercise check out the parks Activities Center for swimming, and basketball and badminton courts.
Address: 3000 Freys Hill Road, Louisville, KY 40241 - MAP
Phone: (502) 426-8950
You'll treasure Hidden Hollow Orchard and Wildlife Sanctuary
, a fresh apple orchard and fifty-acre natural wildlife preserve. Enjoy tasting a bumper crop of unusual heirloom apples and sweet homemade applesauce. See nature's native wildflowers, bluebirds, wild turkeys and deer as you hang around Old Cow Pond brimming with turtles and frogs.
Address: 3200 Apple Hill Road, Louisville, KY 40245 - MAP
Phone: (502) 243-4196