Louisville’s Best Attractions Are Within Reach
If you want to discover the best of what Louisville has to offer, stay at the Country Inn & Suites for centrally located lodging that’s conveniently near E.P. Sawyer State Park and the University of Louisville. Experience the rush of the infamous Kentucky Derby, the country’s longest continually running sporting event, at Churchill Downs, just 16 miles away, or play a round of golf at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course. Sports fans and history buffs alike love the Louisville Slugger Factory & Museum. For one-of-a-kind souvenirs, explore area retail outlets, like the Derby City Antique Mall, Oxmoor Center Mall and Panáche, an upscale gift and flower shop.
Nearby attractions include:
- Belle of Louisville (14 miles)
Step aboard a piece of American history on the Belle of Louisville, a 1914 paddle-wheel steamboat that offers a scenic view of the city with dinner and live entertainment.
Phone: +1 (502) 574-2992
- Charlie Vettiner Golf Course (5.4 miles)
Rated the seventh most difficult course in Kentucky, Charlie Vettiner Golf Course boasts scenic creeks, rolling hills, bent grass greens, white sand bunkers and gorgeous tree-lined fairways.
Phone: +1 (502) 267-9958
- Churchill Downs (16.3 miles)
Churchill Downs opened its gates in 1875 and has been home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby horse race ever since. Visit the on-site Kentucky Derby Museum to learn more.
Phone: +1 (502) 636-4400
- Derby City Antique Mall (8 miles)
Antique collectors are sure to fall in love with Derby City Antique Mall’s 30,000 square feet of booths and showcases. Grab lunch in the on-site Schoolhouse Café.
Phone: +1 (502) 459-5151
- E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park (6 miles)
This 550-acre green space is more than a park, featuring tennis courts, 14 soccer fields, two playgrounds, a community garden, a BMX track, archery, an astronomy lab and so much more.
Phone: +1 (502) 459-3280
- Louisville Slugger Factory & Museum (14.3 miles)
No baseball bat is more famous than the Louisville Slugger. Explore its history with a fascinating tour, order your own personalized bat, watch how they’re made and practice your swing in the batting cages.
Phone: +1 (877) 775-8443
- Oxmoor Center Mall (7 miles)
Shop the day away at Oxmoor Center Mall, which features 90 retailers from Apple to Sephora and Michael Kors to H&M.
Phone: +1 (502) 426-3000
- Panáche (9.3 miles)
Find unique gifts, interior décor and souvenirs at Panáche, an upscale floristry shop that only uses the freshest flowers and greeneries available.
Phone: +1 (502) 899-3899
- University of Louisville (15.8 miles)
This state-supported research university is nationally recognized for its academic excellence. Stroll around campus and search for The Thinker sculpture.
Phone: +1 (502) 852-5555