Louisville Mega Cavern
Take the family on an underground adventure that will educate you on geology and history. Visit the Louisville Mega Cavern which spans 17 miles under a number of roadways in Louisville. It is a great experience for all ages and you will learn about how this huge man made cave was created. They also offer a Mega Cavern Zip-Line which will offer a thrilling experience.
Kentucky Derby Museum
One of the most iconic races in the United States has a place where you can come and admire this worldwide event. Located in front of the historic Churchill Downs, the museum welcomes over 200,000 guests each year. The museum was recently renovated to celebrate the 25 anniversary and offers programs to teach students about economics and history of the Kentucky Derby.
Home to the historic Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs is one of the most iconic race tracks in the world. It opened in 1875 and continues to bring in millions of guests each year. Visitors can bet and watch numerous horse races throughout the year which is a great way to spend time with the family.
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Nothing goes better with summer, than baseball! Take your kids to the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. Come and learn about the history of the Louisville Slugger bat and how they are made. When planning your visit, there are also a variety of attractions and shows you can attend that will teach you about the history of America’s favorite past time.
If you are looking to enjoy the outdoors with your family, Cherokee Park should be on your to-do list this summer. Coined as one of the best parks in Louisville, this park offers numerous paths for biking and hiking. You can also enjoy a nice picnic in one of the many picnic areas and the kids can play on the playground. Cherokee Park is perfectly manicured and is mostly open meadows and woods. This is a good place to escape for a couple hours and enjoy the outdoors with the family.