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Things to do in Louisville

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“In the heart of Louisvillle tucked in the woods between 1900 mansions is sprawling Cherokee park, home to bike trails, hiking, creeks, and golf. Follow your gps as it’s easy to get lost inside the windy roads. ”
  • 158 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“If the weather is nice this is the perfect spot to just hang out. They have lots of outdoor seating and games. The pizza is very good and always rotating. Drink recommendations: Basil Gimlet, Gin and Tonic (house made tonic), great bourbon selection. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“Hit it for weekend brunch, but skip it for dinner. Great outside space and a large selection of bourbons, whisky and cocktail offerings. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“White table cloth restaurant. Very good food. Pricey. A Louisville institution.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Nulu, is the fresh hip part of downtown Louisville, encompassing East Market St featuring local artisan shops, five star restaurants, bars, coffee shops, art galleries and more within walking distance. Park your car and take a hike down each side of Market St for the full experience. ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Park
“Forecastle summer Wednesday free concerts Chow Wagon Belle of Louisville Big Four Bridge Botanical Gardens Thunder over Louisville World Fest ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Entertainment
“My personal favorite bourbon tour. Don’t forget to taste the Angels Envy Rye, maybe take home a bottle. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bridge
“walk the bridge to Indiana where are some good local restaurants and sightseeing.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious Mayan style food. Best to call ahead for reservation as it is a small place.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing comfort food in a relaxed atmosphere; specialty cocktails are a bonus ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Come grab a pastry at this local bakery. Just a short walk away or a quick drive. Make sure you go early.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Mexican food. One of our favorite restaurants in the city. It can get crowded with long waits, but they make amazing margaritas and Mexican food. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Nature
“Very active area filled with local traffic, runners, walkers, tourists, bikers and fun with our most popular walking bridge.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Historic factory in downtown Louisville. Perfect for families or a rainy day. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“My favorite meal in town is the New Zealand rack of lamb. Call ahead for reservations. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice variety of tacos and other dishes. They have a small outdoor seating area. Walking distance.”
  • 44 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“If the weather is nice this is the perfect spot to just hang out. They have lots of outdoor seating and games. The pizza is very good and always rotating. Drink recommendations: Basil Gimlet, Gin and Tonic (house made tonic), great bourbon selection. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
“Hit it for weekend brunch, but skip it for dinner. Great outside space and a large selection of bourbons, whisky and cocktail offerings. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“White table cloth restaurant. Very good food. Pricey. A Louisville institution.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Mayan style food. Best to call ahead for reservation as it is a small place.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing comfort food in a relaxed atmosphere; specialty cocktails are a bonus ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Bakery
“Come grab a pastry at this local bakery. Just a short walk away or a quick drive. Make sure you go early.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Mexican food. One of our favorite restaurants in the city. It can get crowded with long waits, but they make amazing margaritas and Mexican food. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bar
“My favorite meal in town is the New Zealand rack of lamb. Call ahead for reservations. ”
  • 48 locals recommend

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