One Day Adventure Experience
Breakfast- HIGHLAND MORNING- ST. MATTHEWS* – Breakfast done right! Highland Morning is a local upscale breakfast restaurant that has been listed as one of Urban Spoon’s “Top 101 Great Breakfasts in America.”
BLUEGRASS INDOOR KARTING - Determine who’s the fastest in the group at Bluegrass Indoor Karting. Experience speeds up to 40-mph on this 1000’ indoor go-kart track.
KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM-Experience the greatest 2 minutes in racing at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Be a part of the thrills and traditions of the race as you watch the “Greatest Race” in a 360-degree theatre. Step into the announcer’s booth and call the play-by-play for the race, or try on the jockey silks and climb aboard a race horse to see who in the family has first place bragging rights. Tour the historic Churchill Downs to learn the history of the track and see up close the famous track itself.
Lunch - THE SEAFOOD LADY* - Featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” & Thrillist’s “Best Restaurants in Louisville,” the Seafood Lady began as a local food truck and is now located in Old Louisville serving up plates of crab legs, lobster, crawfish and veggies that is sure to wow you!
IDLEWILD BUTTERFLY FARM - This privately-owned small business in the Shelby Park Neighborhood is a butterfly farm, insect rearing lab, educational center & retail center. Learn about and see hold tropical insects that cannot be found anywhere else in Kentucky. You’ll even have a chance to hold the insects and interact closely with them as part of a guided tour.
LOUISVILLE SLUGGER MUSEUM & FACTORY - You can’t miss the 120-foot-tall Louisville Slugger bat welcoming you to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. See how the famous bats are made, hold bats used by baseball’s superstars, experience what it’s like to face a 90-mile-per-hour fastball, or take a sing with historic replica bats in the batting cages. You even get to take a mini Slugger bat home with you!
MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER - Stroll through the award-winning, multicultural center dedicated to the life and legacy of Louisville’s native son, Muhammad Ali. Learn the story behind Ali’s incredible live and the core principles that fueled his journey to become the “Greatest of All Time.” You can event step into the boxing ring and take on the Champ, see a replica of the infamous red bike that started his boxing career, and get an up-close look at the Olympic torch he used to light the cauldron at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
Dinner – MUSSEL & BURGER BAR* – Situated just off Museum Row on Main Street, Mussel & Burger Bar is a mixture of our favorite neighborhood bar & grill with a chef’s attitude with a menu featuring unique, inventive burgers with a gourmet twist.
JIM BEAM URBAN STILLHOUSE - The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse delivers the Jim Beam distillery experience in the heart of downtown Louisville where you can explore a small working distillery and bottling line. Visitors have a chance to taste Jim Beam products or they can learn how to make their own bourbon cocktail.
After Dinner - FOURTH STREET LIVE–Fourth Street Live is Louisville downtown dining and entertainment district featuring a mix of restaurants, retail, nightclubs, and live entertainment.
*Restaurants listed are recommended based on location in relation to the itinerary stops before and after meals and relation to theme of itinerary. For more dining ideas, search by cuisine or neighborhood. Click here.