Two Day Family Experience
WILD EGG’S DOWNTOWN*- Wild Eggs is a fresh, contemporary breakfast, brunch, and lunch with a downtown location close to the museum. The friendly service and stellar food have made it a fan favorite!
MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER–Stroll through the award-winning, multicultural center dedicated to the life and legacy of Louisville native son, Muhammad Ali. Learn about Ali’s incredible life that fueled his journey become the “Greatest of All Time.” Step into the boxing ring and take on the Champ, discover the story behind his infamous red bike that started his boxing career, and see the Olympic torch he used to light the cauldron at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
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.
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.
LOUISVILLE SLUGGER MUSEUM & FACTORY-You cannot 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, and experience what it is like to face a 90-mile-per-hour fastball. You even get to take a mini Slugger bat home with you!
BLUEGRASS INDOOR KARTING-Determine who is the fastest in your group at Bluegrass Indoor Karting. Experience speeds up to 40-mph on this 1000’ indoor go-kart track.
SHOP AMERICA-OUTLETS OF THE BLUEGRASS–Just a quick 20-minute drive from Louisville, check out the fashionable finds at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass like Nike, Old Navy, Kate Spade and many more. Grab a bit to eat for dinner at one of the many dining options from Johnny Rockets to Little Italy. (Open until 9 pm.)
PLEASE & THANK YOU*-This small-batch southern bakery and coffee house is in the Nulu district. Start your day with some fresh coffee and a hot pastry. While you are there, explore Mr. Friendly’s Records room in the back of the shop and be surrounded by all things analog—cassettes, records and maybe an 8-track or two!
STONEWARE ART FACTORY-Louisville Stoneware has been dedicated to the tradition and careful craftsmanship of transforming clay into enduring, functional art forms for the home, kitchen and garden since 1815. During the tour, you will follow the steps of more than 20 skilled artisans who take the clay from raw form to completed piece. (currently no tours, but the showroom is open)
SPEED ART MUSEUM–Explore the Speed’s collections, spanning more than 6,000 years of human creativity, culture, and experiences that inspire curiosity, build visual literacy, and teach about the world around us. After a recent expansion project, the Speed Museum has something for everyone—modern art, classical pieces, regional history, and hands-on learning for the younger crowd in the Art Sparks area.
MIKE LINNIG'S*–Famous since 1925, this Louisville Landmark and tradition is nestled in a shady grove along the Ohio River and has been dishing up great food and seafood for many years, including being voted as having the Best Fish Sandwich and Best Onion Rings in the city.
RIVERSIDE, THE FARNSLEY-MOREMAN LANDING-This historic site southwest of Louisville stands atop a gentle rise overlooking the Ohio River. The house, built in 1837, is the centerpiece of 300 acres and stands as a testament to the role of agriculture along the Ohio played in developing the country. Visitors have a chance to explore the house and grounds.
TACO LUCHADOR (COLONIAL GARDENS)-Across the street from Iroquois Park, Taco Luchador is local, fresh & fun with all the dishes cooked to order from fresh tacos to tortas. A perfect spot to enjoy some dinner as the sun goes down before heading over to see all the pumpkins on display at Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular.
Fall Event to Check-out:
JACK O'LANTERN SPECTACULAR (Oct. 1-Nov. 1)–See over 5,000+ pumpkins along a 1/3 of a mile walking trail through one of Louisville’s parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Once the sun goes down, the trail illuminates each night lights, music and more, transporting guests to a magical place with themed vignettes along the walking trail.