She departs from the wharf at the Waterfront Park for lunch and dinner cruises on the Ohio River.

Belle of Louisville
401 W River Rd
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 574-2992

Downtown, a 120-foot, 68,000-pound baseball bat leans against the redbrick building housing the world’s most extensive collection of baseball artifacts. Inside the museum, you can hold bats used by pros such as Mickey Mantle and Cal Ripken Jr., and take a guided tour of the factory where they still churn out Louisville Sluggers.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
800 W Main St
Louisville, KY 40202
(877) 775-8443

Stop by the visitors center and pick up a guidebook to 34 stops that are great places to sample Kentucky's signature spirit. It’s a self-guided walking trail with stops like Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge.

Louisville Visitor Information Center
301 South Fourth St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 379-6109

See Romanesque mansions with arched doorways and ornate Victorian-style houses while walking around Old Louisville, a historic district filled with homes that once belonged to “bourbon barons, racetrack royalty, and tobacco titans.” It’s also rumored to be one of America’s most haunted neighborhoods.

Old Louisville Information Center
1340 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 635-5244