- The list below includes 75 free or cheap things to do in or near Louisville, Kentucky, including 51 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Specialty Museums, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- From Cave Hill Cemetery to Cherokee Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Louisville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Corydon and New Albany.
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Originally a farm, the Cave Hill Cemetery is considered to be one of the most uniquely beautiful in Kentucky due to its numerous monuments and lakes. Notable graves include Colonel Harlan Sanders and Enid Yandell.
The 389.13-acre Cherokee Park has an archery range, basketball courts, biking trails, dog park, fishing lake, picnicking facilities, hiking trails, horseback riding trails, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, and splash pads. The park is home to the Nettleroth Bird Sanctuary.
Situated on 725.85 acres of heavily wooded terrain, Iroquois Park features an amphitheater along with facilities for basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf and archery. The park also offers children's play areas, picnic tables, hiking trails and hilltop views.
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The large cave at the Louisville Mega Cavern is home to the world's only completely underground zipline and adventure tour. The attraction features five ziplines and three adventure bridges during the two hour tour while less adventurous visitors can take the historic tram ride tour.
Named after the popular baseball bat, the Louisville Slugger Field serves as the home of the minor league team known as the Louisville Bats. The overall style embraces the retro-classic design that harkens back to the good, old days of baseball.
The Kentucky Derby Museum is the exclusive provider for the famous Churchill Downs Race Course. Tours include the track itself and the museum which details the journey of a race horse from birth to the finish line.