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Breakfast – TOAST ON MARKET – Kick off your morning at the NuLu restaurant known for scrumptious dishes like the Lemon Soufflé Pancakes and the staff favorite Toast & Eggs.
NULU is home to a unique array of locally-owned galleries, shops and boutiques, like Scout, Gifthorse and Mahonia. Spend the afternoon browsing the East Market Street shopping haven.
Lunch – BUCK’S – Since 1922, the Old Louisville restaurant has offered a welcome return to old-time charm with its fine continental menu, artfully mismatched china and nightly live piano music.
HISTORIC OLD LOUISVILLE WALKING TOUR – Check out the city’s Old Louisville neighborhood, home to the largest collection of restored Victorian homes in the country. It’s also the third largest Historical Preservation District in the U.S.
Dinner – MARKETPLACE RESTAURANT – Housed in an old theater, Southern comfort food meets Italian flair with live jazz at this eclectic restaurant.
After Dinner Entertainment – ACTORS THEATRE – Founded in 1964, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville has emerged as one of America’s most consistently innovative professional theatre companies. With almost 400 performances a year, programming ranges from classics and contemporary works to holiday plays to free productions to the premier new play festival in the nation—the Humana Festival of New American Plays. While waiting for your performance to begin, be sure to stroll through the Actors Theatre Gallery, located in the lobby, which showcases works by distinguished local and regional artists, featuring media and themes.
Breakfast – PROOF ON MAIN – Follow the red penguins to the restaurant located inside the 21c Museum Hotel. Fresh, local and seasonal ingredients inspire the restaurant’s ever-evolving menu.
MUSEUM ROW – Spend the day browsing one-of-a-kind attractions on Museum Row on historic Main Street. The area is home to 10 original attractions within four walkable blocks, including the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Muhammad Ali Center, Frazier History Museum, Evan Williams Bourbon Experience and the Kentucky Science Center.
BELLE OF LOUISVILLE – Enjoy a lunch cruise along the Ohio River on the oldest operating steamboat in the United States. This National Historic Landmark has taken more than 7 million people for a cruise.
Dinner – SWAY, located in the Hyatt Regency Louisville Downtown, is based on the farm-to-fork concept. The seasonal menu of the Urban Bourbon Trail stop combines flavors of Southern Kitchens and American favorites.
LOUISVILLE BALLET – Known as one of the most highly-regarded regional ballet companies in the country, the Louisville Ballet has had more than 70 world premieres to its credit and a repertoire of more than 150 works by choreographers.
KENTUCKY KINGDOM & HURRICANE BAY – Enjoy an adventure-filled day at the Louisville amusement park, which is home to more than 60 rides and attractions, including five world-class roller coasters. The Hurricane Bay Water Park boats two wave pools and more than a dozen water slides.
Dinner – HARVEST – Regionally inspired, seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine is the mission of this restaurant, which sources 80 percent of the restaurant’s ingredients from within a 100-mile radius.
After Dinner – 8UP ELEVATED DRINKERY & KITCHEN – Grab an after-dinner cocktail at the rooftop bar and restaurant, which offers breathtaking views of the city skyline. Located the 8th floor of Hilton Garden Inn Downtown.
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