Louisville trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Louisville

Trip Planner USA  /  Kentucky  /  Louisville
Museums Nature Sightseeing

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby. The city's location means that it's strongly influenced by both Southern and Midwestern culture, a blend evident in the city’s cuisine, cultural scene, and climate. Louisville is one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Things to do on a vacation to Louisville include visiting the Old Louisville neighborhood, which boasts an impressive collection of Victorian homes and buildings. The striking waterfront skyline showcases the city’s thriving economy. Louisville is also home to a vibrant indie music and art scene, as well as plenty of quirky independently owned restaurants, shops, and cafes. As the city is a major center of the American whisky industry, local bourbon is ubiquitous in both upscale bars and blue-collar venues. Plan your visit to Louisville and other destinations in United States using our United States trip builder.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Louisville

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities in Kentucky:
Casinos, nature, breweries
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, trails
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, nature, theme parks
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Breweries, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, wineries
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Where to stay in Louisville

Old Town has a number of atmospheric hotels close to the city’s main attractions, while hotels in the Highlands neighborhood offer proximity to the city’s most unusual bars, restaurants, and stores. Louisville’s collection of bed and breakfasts, generally farther from town, are a great way to experience some warm Kentucky hospitality. To save some money and enjoy the city’s scenic surroundings on a vacation in Louisville, consider one of Louisville’s campgrounds. The Jefferson Memorial Forest is just 24 km (15 mi) south of downtown.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Louisville

4 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Louisville & Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in United States, London & Lombardy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: October, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Kentucky BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Louisville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans