travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 0.6mi
luci's pictureby luci Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 24th of November, 2010
We took the behind-the-scenes tour when we visited the Churchill Downs, which has been the home of the Kentucky Derby for ten of years, and it was worth every penny and effort. We saw the millionaires' lounge, the media area, the locker rooms and winners circle, all followed by an insightful description that just made you wan to know more.

Being so close to downtown Kentucky it a really easily accessible place either you go visiting by car or bus or by foot. And if you are already there, do visit the beautiful race grounds where so many horses became legends.

Address:
700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208, USA

On the web:
http://www.churchilldowns.com/

 
Saffron's RestaurantCity Taste Tours
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Louisville

  • Old Louisville
    The jewel of the city, the Old Louisville area is a symbol of beauty, tradition and history all combined and represented by the style and architecture of the district. Various historical landmarks are worth seeing here, like the St. James [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Fourth Street Live!
    A place buzzing with vibrant energy and entertainment, the Fourth Street Live! is a nightlife, dining, fun experience where you should go if you want to spend your night dancing and entertained. The restaurants are easily for visitors, not [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Cherokee Park
    As many parks, the Cherokee Park is something like an oasis in a busy city. Beside the usual walkways, there are also some hiking trails that can be followed, and a 9-hole golf course. Not to mention the various areas for picnicking. It is [...]
    D: 4.7mi00
  • City Taste Tours
    Sightseeing and eating at local restaurants are the first things you do when you travel to a foreign country/city. And with the City Taste Tours you literally have a taste of the local traditions. You don't just hop along in a bus and [...]
    D: 2.9mi00
  • Louisville Zoo
    With many and interesting exhibits, not to mention an arboretum and a huge collection of various animals, the Louisville Zoo should definitely be visited. The Lorikeet landing with its many noisy and colorful parrots was really great, but [...]
    D: 2.8mi00

Things about Louisville you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Louisville Sights

Being situated on the side of the River Ohio, Louisville is one of the spectacular towns of Kentucky, US, and boasts of various museums and historic places that reflect upon the rich history of the place. Having enjoyed Louisville’s nightlife, it is quite natural to be feeling down, if you did not have much to do throughout the day. To this, Louisville has kept a close watch and opened several [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Zurich, Switzerland
If you want to go shopping on a high level, go to Zurich. There´s much you can do there in that sense.
General: Shopping in the city center

Potsdam, Germany
If you are at Potsdam, you really should visit Sanssouci, the big palace and garden area, built by Friedrich the great, the prussian king...
General: The Sanssouci palace

 

Boulogne-sur-mer, France
Boulogne-sur-mer is connected with major european cities by train. From Lille it takes approximately 2 hours by train (Ter - Transport express...
General: From Lille to Boulogne-sur-mer

Nantes, France
Verne was born in Nantes and the Museum was opened for the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. It's a great place for everyone who...
History & Culture: Jules Verne Museum

 

Roussillon, France
You should really visit the valley with the grounds existing in several colours, done by nature.
Outdoors Activities: The valley

Turin, Italy
11 giorni - 4 giorni di trekking a piedi 03/10/2012 - 13/10/2012 Questa escursione ci tuffa in una delle più belle valli del Marocco: uno...
General: Trekking Berbero nella Valle delle Rose e Dades

 

Izmir, Turkey
When you head into Izmir, you might wander why because it's not really a sight seeing place. But don't worry, if you head to the water and walk...
Sightseeing: The Big Statue of Attaturk

Portland, Oregon
Clear Creek makes eau de vie out of the most delicious fruits in Oregon, and in addition to this alcoholic delight, they also distill brandy,...
Sightseeing: Clear Creek Distillery

 

Tucson, Arizona
Either you choose a more adventurous tour or a scenic, sightseeing one, you will get the best of each. The Black Diamond Hummer Tours operated and...
Outdoors Activities: Black Diamond Hummer Tours

Tulsa, Oklahoma
If you've never seen live action with actual theater assets, like real horses and carriages, than you should definitely book a seat at...
Family & Fun: Discoveryland

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*