- TripBuzz found 78 things to do with kids in or near Louisville, Kentucky, including 52 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Clarksville, Corydon, Jeffersonville and Shepherdsville.
- From Louisville Slugger Field to Bluegrass Indoor Karting, the Louisville area offers 55 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, Specialty Museums and Movie Theaters.
- One of the largest cities in Kentucky, Louisville is home to the University of Louisville. Offering a rich sports history, the city features museums dedicated to resident Muhammad Ali and the baseball bat, the Louisville Slugger (once manufactured in the town). Other attractions include a science center, opera house, horseracing tracks and an art museum.
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.
Faster and more technical than a typical outdoor go-kart track, Bluegrass Indoor Karting features daily Open Racing times for Adult karts, reaching speeds of up to 40 MPH, or Junior riders who travel up to 30 MPH.
There are currently more than 1,500 animals at the Louisville Zoo. In addition to the animal exhibits within their replica environments, visitors can experience popular movies and documentaries at the on-site 4-D theater.
The KFC Yum House is a multipurpose arena best known for serving as the home of the University of Louisville's men's and women's basketball teams. The location also hosts a variety of concerts for its guests to enjoy.
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1841 Taylor Avenue, Louisville, KY 40213 MoreLess Info
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.
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.
The home of the Kentucky Derby is the Churchill Downs racetrack. Horse races are held throughout the year with the crowning event being the annual Kentucky Derby while Family Fun Days are held each week during the Spring Meet.
829 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202 MoreLess Info
Over 1,000 years of history is covered at the Frazier History Museum including American and international artifacts as well as the British Royal Armouries. Daily historic interpretation performances are held within special areas while hands-on activities and touch carts are available throughout the museum.