Louisville © Fleur-Design
Louisville is world-renowned for being home to
America's most exciting two minutes of sport each year: the
Kentucky Derby. It graces the famed Churchill Downs racetrack,
bringing with it a dazzling display of thoroughbred racehorses and
a deafening soundtrack of thundering hooves.
However, it's not all this lively city on the banks
of the Ohio River has to offer. Louisville also offers scores of
fine restaurants and a diverse arts community, boasting some of
America's most beautiful parks and renowned art and science
It's definitely a city of good caste, with more than
2,500 restaurants serving an astounding variety of cuisines,
ranging from sleepy cafés and coffee houses to ethnic
restaurants and gourmet palaces.
The city is big on the national sporting map, too,
being the home of the famed Louisville Slugger, and baseball fans
flock to the downtown museum dedicated to the 'Official Bat of
Major League Baseball'.
This, together with some exciting attractions like an
indoor forest, a restored old sternwheeler river boat, an excellent
zoo and a thrilling amusement park, makes Louisville a perfect
family holiday destination, set in the very heart of America.
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