As the magnificent horses are off and running, put on a fabulous hat, sip a julep, and appreciate the genteel nature of this ageless Kentucky tradition. Even if you don't visit Louisville in time for the Kentucky Derby, you'll still make it to the winner's circle.
Whether you want to hobnob with the horses, enjoy a day of historic sightseeing, or take a walk on the artistic side. Come along for the ride as we show you 21 ways to enjoy this lively city.
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