- Our list of the best things to do in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, features the top 116 nearby activities — including 54 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shepherdsville, KY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Shepherdsville, KY , followed by 106 popular activities in nearby cities, including Louisville, Bardstown, Clarksville, Elizabethtown, Jeffersonville, New Albany, Clermont, Loretto, Corydon, Brandenburg, Highland Park and Bloomfield
Covering more than 14,000 acres, the Bernheim Arboretum & Forest was established in 1929 and, since 1950 when it was opened for public, it has received approximately 200,000 visitors each year. There are more than 32 miles of trails, and more than 8,000 plant species in here.
The Waverly Hills Sanatorium was a major hospital that is now known as one of the most haunted sites in the country. Visitors who are interested in the paranormal can schedule tours of the site or overnight sessions ghost hunting sessions.
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.
Freedom Hall is located within the Kentucky Exposition Centre and is used to present venues for the public. Centerplate, a renowned catering service and one of the largest hospitality services in the world attends the location, providing quality food and drink to visitors.
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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.
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 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.
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.