A walkable neighborhood, East Louisville is known for being family-friendly and economical, while having a great selection of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. East Louisville has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Louisville.
Sightseeing around East Louisville
For cultural attractions, head to American Printing House for the Blind, Headliners Music Hall, and Howard Steamboat Museum. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Farmington Historic Home, Zachary Taylor House, and Historic Kentucky Grove. Louisville Mega Cavern, Louisville Zoo, and Yew Dell Botanical Gardens are family favorites.
Shopping, running, and attending sporting events are a few popular activities in the area. Why not cheer with the crowd at IceLand Sports Complex, Du Pont Manual Stadium, or Freedom Hall? Local parks like Skyview Park, Beckley Creek Park, and E P Tom Sawyer State Park are peaceful spots. Surround yourself with nature at Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. With a shopping trip to Oxmoor Center, Mall St. Matthews, or Springhurst Towne Center Shopping Center, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Outer Loop Plaza Shopping Center, Paddock Shops, or Long Run Golf Course.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Muhammad Ali Center, Churchill Downs, and Kentucky Exposition Center. You can also head to Seneca Park, Black Mud Park, and Cherokee Park.
Getting around East Louisville
The Louisville, KY (SDF-Louisville Intl.) airport is 10.1 miles (16.2 km) from East Louisville. You can also fly in and out of Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass), which is located 53.7 miles (86.4 km) away.