Sleep Inn Louisville Airport & Expo
3330 Preston Hwy, Gate #6
Louisville, KY 40213
Phone: (502) 368-9597
Fax: (502) 375-0698
Family fun abounds at Executive Strike with 68-lanes of bowling. The Strike Zone offers cosmic bowling, music and more. Bumper bowling and birthday parties exclusively available for their little visitors. A full service restaurant is available and there is also a bar & lounge that offers karaoke on Friday nights. There are three additional locations in Louisville.
The Louisville Zoo is quite possibly one of the most underrated zoos in the world. Though somewhat modest in size, in is nonetheless home to a bevy of beautiful beasts. Some include camels, baby elephants, tigers, rhinos and even polar bears. The zoo also features different special exhibits. 'Glacier Run' presents arctic animals while 'Gorilla Forest' and 'Lorikeet Landing' are self-explanatory. The tiger feedings are also an attraction that highlight the nature of this apex predator. Here, guests are invited to walk a few yards away from a mesh-covered opening as the animal feeds on its lunch.
Explore Louisville Mega Cavern in a historic tram where you ride through 17 miles (27 kilometers) of dark passageways beneath the city of Louisville. Learn about geology, history, mining techniques, recycling and green business technology as well as witness where 50,000 people would have sheltered during the Cold War Era. You can also go on 'Mega Zips', an adventure tour that features five underground zip-lines, three challenge bridges and over two hours of adrenaline. Another great tour only offered from November through December is 'Lights Under Louisville'. This underground holiday light show is perfect for the season, where guests drive through an underground passageway festooned with holiday lights.
Want to place bets on your favorite breed of horses? Head to the Churchill Downs. Home to the ever popular Kentucky Derby, this is an ideal place to catch a horse race or two while in the city. Watch the adrenaline pumping action unfold in front of you even as you mingle with the "in" crowd and make new friends. Head to the food court for a fabulous meal at the course. For die-hard fans of equestrian sports, the Kentucky Derby is the culmination of a season of anticipation and excitement. For gamblers, it is like Christmas and New Year's rolled into one. Held annually at this historic race course, the Derby is an American institution not to be missed. Host private events or corporate dos at this venue or simply arrange a heart luncheon, either way your event is bound to be a huge success. Check website for more details.
Founded in 1895, Cherokee is one of the oldest municipal golf courses in the United States. Cherokee is the shortest of the Metro Parks courses. It offers nine holes. Other amenities include a fully stocked Pro Shop, snack bar, large practice putting green, and a picnic area for outings.
This 18-hole course is hilly and lined with mature trees. The terrain of the bermuda course challenges golfers of all levels. Iroquois has a putting green and a chipping green available. The entire family will enjoy the park's scenic overlooks, playgrounds, horse & hiking trails, exercise paths, a disc golf course, and the Iroquois Amphitheater.
Though it's located within mere blocks of one of Louisville's most thriving urban centers, Cherokee Park remains a bastion of rugged tranquility. With miles of trails, a range of exciting geography, and room for every sport or outdoor activity, CP is without a doubt a true Kentucky destination. In addition to its renowned golf course, there are facilities for archers, ball players, climbers, dog owners, fishermen, grill masters, horseshoe sharks, mountain bikers, birders, footballers, swimmers, and tennis enthusiasts.
Rated the sixth-toughest course in Kentucky and voted "Best of Louisville" for several years running. Seneca boasts a chipping green and driving range. Calling ahead is recommended to reserve tee times.
Cross off skydiving from your bucket list with a visit to Jumping for Fun. This state-of-the-art skydiving center is located a short distance from Louisville at a private airport. The instructors are USPA rated and offer skilled and safety-oriented training in a relaxed environment. Whether it is your first time or are seasoned at the sport, take an adrenaline-pumping plunge with a tandem flight and marvel at stunning views of the state. They promise a memorable experience like no other.
Louisville Extreme Park is one of the best skateparks in the state of Kentucky. Kids from all around town come here to show off their skills at this expertly designed concrete mecca. While many skate parks feature a half pipe, this one features a full pipe, so don't forget your helmet! Other features include bowls, banks, ledges, rails, and a vert ramp.
Frederick Law Olmstead not only designed the great New York parks, Central and Prospect, but he also created this gem in the Bluegrass State. Though its location may be outside of downtown Louisville, it's a veritable playground replete with locals taking advantage of the amenities when the weather allows. Some park features include the popular Amphitheater, an archery range, basketball courts, disc golf course, fishing lake, miles of trails, horseshoes, picnic areas, playground, tennis courts, etc. Car access on the road to the top of the park is only open between the months of April to October, but bike and foot access is available throughout the year.
This scenic riverwalk located beside the Ohio river starts in the east at Beargrass Creek and it runs all the way through downtown into the neighborhood of Portland. It's a popular attraction for tourists as well as locals, and you can easily tell with all the people enjoying the sights and sounds when the weather allows. The Clark Memorial Bridge also spans the river which allows you to traverse into Indiana and back in just a day.