Louisville

Louisville Travel Guide

Articles about Louisville

By Benjamin Phelan
When Edward Lee took over the restaurant 610 Magnolia (prix fixe $75–$95) in Louisville’s historic district in 2003, the city knew few gustatory pleasures beyond chicken-fried steak and a wedge of Derby pie. The Brooklyn-born, Korean-American rest...
By Lindsey Olander
It’s been deemed the most exciting two minutes in sports. On May 2, 20 three-year-old thoroughbreds will streak their way around the Churchill Downs racetrack in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby, in a bid to capture the first leg of the elu...
By Katrina Brown Hunt

Sugar addicts take note: olive oil gelato sundaes, Coca-Cola cupcakes, and marshmallow-filled caramels are the travel destinations you've been waiting for.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Jazz legends, symphonic masterpieces—and some really cool punk karaoke. Travel + Leisure readers kept the beat as they ranked the best music towns in the land.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Cities that make T+L readers' mouths water, be it French fusion, peanut-butter-and-kimchi sandwiches or the perfect piece of fried chicken.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

From voodoo spa treatments to armadillo races and subversive donut shops, Travel + Leisure readers ranked the cities with the most kooks per capita.

Hotels in Louisville

Louisville’s 21c ranks as a bona fide cultural institution in the making, not just a hotel with art.

Restaurants in Louisville

Bistro and live jazz in a former saloon.

Things to do in Louisville

The Tour: A trek through the heart of factory operations where baseball's most famous bats are fashioned. To aid visitors, monitors show close-up shots of the work being done.