COURTYARD LOUISVILLE EAST DESTINATION GUIDE
Have a blast at Louisville attractions while staying at the Courtyard Louisville East. We're minutes from popular destinations such as the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs, as well as top-notch colleges, a bustling downtown and world-class restaurants.
Louisville is home to some of the best museums in the country. Each is full of historical accounts and works of art that will keep you occupied for hours. From the Frazier History Museum to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, guests at our hotel near the Kentucky Derby Museum are sure to be amazed at Museum Row on Main, just minutes away.
Batter up! It takes a special place to craft the number one bat in Major League Baseball. At Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, experience history-in-the-making as you stroll through the actual factory where world-famous Louisville Slugger bats are created. The award-winning factory tour is a highlight of the visit here, but there's plenty more to enjoy along with it.
Muhammad Ali Center
Located in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and international education center inspired by the ideals of hometown hero, Muhammad Ali. The Ali Center features two levels of award-winning exhibits, a five-screen orientation theater film, historic Civil Rights era media footage, video of Ali fights, interactive boxing fun, two art galleries, children's Hope and Dream Wall, meeting and event space, a retail store and more.
Kentucky Derby & Churchill Downs
No visit to Louisville would be complete without the bucket-list experience of Churchill Downs, home of the world's most famous thoroughbred horserace-the Kentucky Derby.
Known as the "Run for the Roses," the Kentucky Derby is America's race for 3-year Thoroughbreds held annually for 140 years on the first Saturday in May, and occurs just minutes from our hotel close to Churchill Downs. Experience the greatest two minutes in sports.
University of Louisville
Home to the Cardinals, Louisville is home to the nationally recognized University of Louisville. Visitors can take in an exciting football game at Cardinal Stadium, or cheer on the annual powerhouse basketball team at the KFC Yum Center. Both are located just minutes from the Courtyard Louisville East.
The Courtyard Louisville East is pleased to offer the following recreational amenities on-site:
- Heated outdoor pool for seasonal enjoyment
- Indoor whirlpool for year-round enjoyment
- Spacious fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment
- Outdoor (seasonal) patio area to relax, unwind and recharge with complimentary Wi-Fi
Getting Around is Easy
With plenty of complimentary on-site parking and quick access to Interstate 64, getting around is a breeze. Our hotel is just a short commute from both Louisville International Airport (SDF) and downtown Louisville.
Visit our hotel's Maps & Transportation page for driving directions.
Attractions, Entertainment & Recreation
There is so much to do in Louisville. Here are a few of our favorite local activities and attractions:
- Sky Zone Trampoline Park
- Bluegrass Karting & Events
- Belle of Louisville Steamboat
- Louisville Zoo
- Louisville Slugger Field
- Kentucky Kingdom Amusement Park
Fun for the Whole Family
- Downtown Louisville - From Whiskey Row to the Mercury Ballroom concert venue, you'll find lots of entertainment and nightlife around every corner.
- Freedom Hall