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Three Day Adventure Experience

Day One

Breakfast - WILD EGGS (English Station Road/MiddleTown)* - Start the day off right with a hearty breakfast with a Kentucky twist. Wild Eggs offers innovative dishes that have a fresh approach to your traditional breakfast, brunch or lunch. Try some of the local favorites like the Wild Chicken and Waffles or the Kelsey “K” Brown dish, the Wild Egg’s version of the Hot Brown.

PARKLANDS OF FLOYDS FORK – One of the largest and most ambitious metropolitan park projects in the nation, The Parklands where built to create and preserve new unexcelled parks that serve as city-shaping infrastructure. Explore four parks linked by a park drive in this first-rate urban trail system that features a remarkable water fall that is part of a classic Kentucky stream—Floyds Fork. The Parklands features hiking trails, multi-use paths, playgrounds, road biking and mountain bike trails, guided hikes, and canoeing/paddling opportunities—all within four parks.

BLUEGRASS INDOOR KARTING - Determine who’s the fastest in the family at Bluegrass Indoor Karting. Experience speeds up to 40-mph on this 1000’ indoor go-kart track.

Lunch - THE GOAT*- This lively social space is dedicated to bringing people together. With a community-inspired menu, crafted cocktails, a wide range of local bourbon and brews, live music, and more…there’s always something new to discover.

LOUISVILLE ZOO – Home to more than 1,700 animals, the Louisville Zoo is dedicated to creating a bond between people, animals and the planet. See live gorillas up-close, walk below a polar bear sleeping above you, catch the wings of the world bird show, pet or feed an animal during your visit. There’s a lot to do and explore within the Louisville Zoo.

LOUISVILLE SEGWAY TOURS – Located at Waterfront Park next to the Big Four Pedestrian Bridge, you can explore the shores of the Ohio River via two wheels on a Segway. On your tour of Louisville, you’ll coast across the Big Four Bridge and back, pass over top ships floating below, and see award-winning urban art and sculptures by local artists.

Dinner Cruise - BELLE OF LOUISVILLE – Cruise along the Ohio River aboard the oldest operating river steamboat in the country and enjoy a Kentucky-inspired buffet. The paddlewheel-driven Belle of Louisville was built 1914, and is the only river steamboat to reach 100 years old. Take a tour and see her massive steam-powered engines that date to the mid-1890s. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a wonderful meal, live music, see life along the river banks and cruise beneath some bridges.

After Dinner - THE HUB* – Located along the heart of Frankfort Avenue, you can stay inside for a game of pool, shuffle board and other another activity, or head to the outdoor patio with stadium-style seating to check out life along Frankfort Avenue while enjoying a craft cocktail, craft beer or Southern-inspired small plate.

Day Two

Breakfast - TOAST ON MARKET* - Begin the day with a fabulous breakfast of pancakes, French toast or omelets at Toast on Market, located in the NULU gallery district in downtown Louisville.

INDIANA CAVERNS – Spend part of the day exploring Indiana’s longest cage. Your tour will include an underground boat ride, an amazing waterfall, ice age bones, examining a diverse ecosystem and lots of rock formations.

LunchTROLL PUB UNDER THE BRIDGE* - Located on the site of the original Galt House Hotel, along Whiskey Row, the Troll Pub has had a long-storied history. In 2011, Troll Pub opened serving local beer and pub-grub in a historic and unique underground dining experience complete with hidden dining room behind a bookcase and Louie the Troll, an 8-foot troll greeting and pointing customers in the right direction.

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.

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 actually 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!

FLYING AXES – The first indoor axe throwing venue in Kentucky, lets friends and family compete in the art of throwing to score point by sticking their axes in the target. The player with the most points wins!

Dinner BUTCHERTOWN PIZZA HALL – It all started with a simple idea: a chef-driven restaurant with high quality products that everybody could afford. Butchertown Pizza hall was born with an insanely good pizza recipe that features handmade New York-style pizzas, craft beers, with a lively atmosphere that includes old-school arcade games.

Day Three

Breakfast - GRALEHAUS* – Housed inside an Original Highlands Victorian home built in 1905, the Gralehaus is a working coffee haus and café. The Gralehaus features farm fresh made-from-scratch foods showcasing seasonally driven, KY Proud Products.

TROLLEY DE VILLE – Enjoy a 75-minute narrated city tour featuring over 30 attractions aboard an authentic, climate controlled trolley with brass rails, bells and more! You’ll roll through downtown Louisville, along Museum Row, see the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs, and meander through Old Louisville—which features the largest collection of Victorian-style homes in America. Learn interesting facts and trivia about your new favorite place to visit!

FRAZIER HISTORY MUSEUM - Explore over 1,000 years of history throughout the Frazier History Museum with interactive exhibits, hands-on learning opportunities, and seeing history come to life through costumed actors who bring visitors face-to-face with some of the events and people who changed the world. While at the Frazier Museum, be sure to check out “The Hunger Games: The Exhibition,” now showing through September 10.

KENTUCKY PEERLESS DISTILLERY - Located just down the street from Over the 9 resides Kentucky Peerless Distillery. While it is one of the newest distilleries in Louisville, it is an old family brand that is steeped in four generations of rich history dating back to the 1860s.

Lunch FLANAGAN'S ALE HOUSE* – This charming neighborhood pub is reminiscent of an Old Country Irish Pub. From pints to bites, you’ll find something here that you love!

CAVE HILL CEMETERY SELF-GUIDED TOUR – Built in 1848, this 296-acre cemetery is the final resting places for many of Louisville famous citizens from Bourbon Barons to J. Graham Brown (the inventor of the Hot Brown) to Colonel Sanders to Muhammad Ali. Cave Hill Cemetery is also an outdoor museum with many hundreds of exquisite works of monumental art marking the gravesite of Louisville citizens; one of the finest arboretums in the United States with over 500 varieties of trees and shrubs; and home to a large selection of waterfowl who live along one of the five lakes within the grounds.

LOUISVILLE MEGA CAVERN – After being an active limestone rock quarry, the Mega Cavern stretches for 17 miles under the city of Louisville, including parts of the Watterson Expressway and the Louisville Zoo. This year-round attraction is home to four very different one-of-a-kind attractions like the trams tours exploring the history of cavern, to a ropes course, the world’s only underground zip line course and the world’s only underground bike park. Let your underground adventure begin today.

DinnerEIDERDOWN* – Situated in the Germantown area, Eiderdown focuses on modern variation of classical flavors using regional meats and cheeses that reflects the seasons. Eiderdown also has 21 drafts beers on hand to complement its mouthwatering food.

NightlifeTHE THIRSTY PEDALER – Take an evening tour of downtown Louisville in the most unique way—a 15-person bicycle! The Thirsty Pedaler provides the driver and all you need to do is push the pedals during this mobile pub crawl that stops at 2 to 3 Louisville bars/restaurants and provides a quick history tour of downtown.

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