Explore the rich variety of Louisville attractions

Just off I-64 and near I-265, the conveniently located Country Inn & Suites, Louisville East, KY offers spacious hotel rooms and suites near the top attractions of Louisville. Take I-64 into downtown Louisville to spend the day touring museums such as the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory or the Muhammed Ali Center. For a walk on the wild side, head to the Louisville Zoo to see the gorillas or Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky to learn how they treat birds of prey and release them back into the wild. A visit to Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum offers a thorough lesson in the city’s love affair with horse racing.

Historic Locust Grove is an 18th-century house museum and farm site for those who appreciate history. For more modern thrills, head to Louisville Mega Cavern to enjoy the bike park and zip line in a former limestone mine 10 stories below ground. If you prefer to stay above ground, there’s nothing like a day of golf at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course, which is a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary as well. To remember your trip to Louisville, you can shop for the perfect souvenir at the Oxmoor Center or the Derby City Antique Mall.

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Belle of Louisville

11.86 mi / 19.08 km from the hotel
Step aboard a piece of American history on the Belle of Louisville, a 1914 paddle-wheel steamboat that offers a scenic view of the city with dinner and live entertainment.

Charlie Vettiner Golf Course

3.97 mi / 6.38 km from the hotel
One of the most difficult and beautiful courses in Kentucky, Charlie Vettiner Golf Course boasts scenic creeks, rolling hills, bent grass greens, white sand bunkers, and gorgeous tree-lined fairways.

Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Museum

12.56 mi / 20.22 km from the hotel
Churchill Downs opened its gates in 1875 and has been home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby horse race ever since. Visit the on-site Kentucky Derby Museum to learn more.

Derby City Antique Mall

6.37 mi / 10.24 km from the hotel
Antique collectors are sure to fall in love with Derby City Antique Mall's 30,000 square feet of booths and showcases. Grab lunch in the on-site Schoolhouse Café.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

12.28 mi / 19.76 km from the hotel
Find out more about one of the world's most famous baseball bats at this museum and factory. You can order your own personalized bat, watch how the bats are made, and practice your swing in the batting cages.

Main Event Louisville

0.7 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
Main Event offers nonstop entertainment for both kids and adults, from bowling and bocce ball to billiards, gravity ropes, rock climbing, and a full bar.

Oxmoor Center

4.05 mi / 6.52 km from the hotel
Shop the day away at Oxmoor Center, which features 90 retailers from Apple and Sephora to Ann Taylor and H&M.


6.79 mi / 10.93 km from the hotel
Find unique gifts, interior décor, and souvenirs at Panáche, an upscale florist that only uses the freshest flowers and greeneries available.

University of Louisville

11.93 mi / 19.2 km from the hotel
This state-supported research university is nationally recognized for its academic excellence. Stroll around campus and search for The Thinker sculpture.

E. P. Tom Sawyer State Park

4.46 mi / 7.17 km from the hotel
This 550-acre green space is more than a park, featuring tennis courts, 14 soccer fields, two playgrounds, a community garden, a BMX track, archery, an astronomy lab, and more.

Malibu Jack's

0.77 mi / 1.25 km from the hotel
Find go-karts, laser tag, arcade games, and more at this indoor amusement park. If you get hungry, Jack's Cafe offers pizza and other snacks.

XScape Theatres Blankenbaker 16

0.56 mi / 0.91 km from the hotel
Take the kids to this clean, comfortable theater to see first-run movies with a tub of buttery popcorn and a soft drink.