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Explore Louisville

Explore Louisville, KY, known for the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs. Visit museums, enjoy dining and nightlife, and soak in the vibrant cultural scene.

Boubon Barrel Tours

Bourbon Barrel Tours

Immerse yourself in the rich and flavorful world of bourbon by booking an unforgettable tour package with Bourbon Barrel Tours during your stay. Our curated bourbon tours offer an immersive experience, complete with private transportation, expert-guided tours, tastings, and fascinating insights into the world of bourbon. Indulge in the luxury of convenience as we pick you up and travel through picturesque landscapes to historic distilleries. While lunch and cocktails are not included in the tour price, we've handpicked some fantastic spots for you to savor local flavors and enjoy crafted cocktails. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the art and craftsmanship behind Kentucky's beloved spirit.

** Per person pricing based on groups of six or more

Landmark Attractions in Louisville

Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs

700 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208

Built in 1874 on the historic Churchill Farm, Churchill Downs is home to the prestigious Kentucky Derby, a historic thoroughbred racetrack that offers thrilling horse racing events. Whether you're a seasoned racing enthusiast or a first-time visitor, the iconic Twin Spires and rich racing heritage make Churchill Downs a must-visit attraction.

Louisville Zoo

Louisville Zoo

1000 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40229

At the Louisville Zoo, every day is different! See more than 1,700 exotic animals in naturalistic habitats on 134 rolling acres filled with amazing botanicals.

University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40292

The University of Louisville is a renowned institution of higher learning in the heart of the city. With a commitment to academic excellence, research, and community engagement, the university offers a vibrant campus environment, cultural events, and educational opportunities for students and the community.

Kentucky Derby Museum

704 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208

Discover the fascinating history and traditions of the Kentucky Derby at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Located adjacent to Churchill Downs, this museum features engaging exhibits, interactive displays, and a chance to see the Derby winner's circle. It's a perfect destination for horse racing aficionados.

University of Louisville Rauch Planetarium

University of Louisville Belnap Campus, Louisville, KY 40214

Interested in seeing the winter sky in action, complete with tour guides and constellation tales? Join us for Skies Over Louisville, our monthly, live star program at the planetarium.

University of Louisville Speed Art Museum

2035 South 3rd Street, Louisville, Ky 40214

Established in 1927, the Speed Art Museum is Kentuckys oldest and largest art museum with over 13,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art.


Distilleries in Louisville

Barrels in distillery

Louisville Distillery Tours

Experience the captivating world of bourbon with Louisville Distillery Tours. Nestled in the heart of Kentucky's bourbon country, enjoy a delightful adventure through renowned distilleries, where you'll witness the time-honored craftsmanship of bourbon-making. From behind-the-scenes insights to exclusive tastings of handcrafted bourbons, tours offer an immersive and educational journey.

Jim Bean Distillery

526 Happy Hollow Rd, Clermont, KY 40110

Jim Beam is the number #1 selling bourbon in the world, Three generations of Beams lived when they were distilling the family's namesake bourbon. Savor the aroma of gently aging bourbon, resting unhurried in our rack houses

Makers Mark Distillery

3350 Burks Spring Rd, Loretto, Ky 40037

They say seeing is believing. If you're ever out in our neck of the woods, stop by the Maker's Mark Distillery to see your whisky being made in person. There's nothing like it.


Other Things To Do in Louisville

Other Things To Do in Louisville

Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay

937 Phillips Ln, LOUISVILLE, KY 40209

Kentucky Kingdom is a great place to take your kids for a day of fun. Kentucky Kingdom is home to a water park, thrill rides, and several family attractions.

Kentucky Exposition Center

937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209

The Kentucky Exposition Center is the region's premier venue for conventions, trade shows, and events. Spanning over 1.2 million sq ft, it hosts a wide range of gatherings, from expos and conferences to concerts and sporting events, making it a hub of activity in Louisville.

L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium

2800 South Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40214

Picturesque L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium, open since 1998, is home of the Louisville Cardinals football program and has become one of the best homefield's in the country.

4th Street Live

400 South 4th Street, Louisville,

Fourth Street Live! is Louisville’s premier dining, entertainment and retail destination located on Fourth Street, between Liberty Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, KY.

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

Explore Louisville’s landmarks, each a window to its history and culture. Start at Churchill Downs, where the Kentucky Derby's excitement lives, and its Derby Museum. Then, visit the Louisville Slugger Museum, showcasing the story of America’s beloved baseball bat. Conclude at the Muhammad Ali Center, a tribute to the boxing legend. Essential for anyone seeking Louisville’s essence.

What's New

Experience the latest and greatest attractions near our hotel. Discover the remarkable additions that make Louisville shine, from cutting-edge cultural exhibits and trendy dining destinations to innovative entertainment options and captivating events. Your stay at Crowne Plaza is your gateway to all that's fresh and exciting in Louisville.

Tips

Every year, avid horse enthusiasts make their way to Louisville to visit Churchill Downs, the iconic venue that hosts the legendary Kentucky Derby. Take in the sights of this renowned track, the spectacular 11-meter mural depicting past winners, and the iconic twin spires.

Must Do

For an exceptional experience, explore the vibrant Bardstown Road, located in the heart of the Highlands neighborhood. This bustling area boasts a diverse array of galleries, boutiques, specialty shops, and antique stores. Whether you seek unique treasures or one-of-a-kind items, this neighborhood is a treasure trove of discoveries.

Don't Go Home Without

An unforgettable adventure awaits at the Louisville Mega Cavern as you soar through its six underground zip lines. This thrilling and exhilarating year-round experience offer a fascinating blend of geology and history. It's an adventure suitable for individuals of all ages, making it a must-try activity before you head home.