Whether you're planning to bet on the horses or spend time with family and friends, the city of Louisville has it all. With a variety of hotels throughout the area, Choice Hotels® has the ideal accommodations for your Louisville, KY vacation.
Popular Louisville points of interest include:
- Churchill Downs
- Kentucky Derby
- University of Louisville
- Freedom Hall
- Locust Grove
Every year, thousands of horse enthusiasts head to Churchill Downs
, home of the legendary Kentucky Derby
. Also known as the "Run for the Roses" or the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports," the Kentucky Derby
is the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred horse racing. In addition, Churchill Downs
hosts a number of horse racing events throughout the year.
Experience campus life by taking a tour of the University of Louisville
. Known for its successful athletics program, the Louisville Cardinals are one of four college teams to win a BCS Bowl football championship and a Final Four basketball championship since 2000.
Located on the grounds of the Kentucky Exposition Center, Freedom Hall
multipurpose venue is a great place to catch sporting events, concerts, trade shows and more. Freedom Hall
is also home to the annual Kentucky State Fair's World's Championship Horse Show.
See where the founder of Louisville and Revolutionary War hero General George Rogers Clark lived with a visit to the historic Locust Grove
estate. Built in 1790 and a National Historic Landmark, Locust Grove
was also a stopping point for famed explorers Lewis and Clark. In addition to the mansion, the visitor's center also has a gift shop, museum and meeting facility.
With nonstop action and historic sites, you're sure to have a memory-making vacation. Check out your options for hotels in Louisville Kentucky and book with Choice today.