Life in Louisville

Life in Louisville

City of Louisville

Named the Top Travel Destination for 2013 by Lonely Planet! Louisville offers hospitality, warmth and smaller-city advantages like shorter commutes and a lower cost of living with major amenities like world-class performing arts, sports, and incredible dining. Louisville has been named America's "Most Livable" large city and one of the top "Foodiest Cities" in the world. Louisville also has one of the nation's largest parks expansions underway, adding 4,000 new acres of park land and the 100-mile Louisville Loop trail encircling the entire community.

Louisville is located on the banks of the Ohio River in north-central Kentucky and is readily accessible by three Interstate highways: I-64, I-65 and I-71. Louisville International Airport also offers direct service to and from major destinations across the United States. For local transportation, The Transit Authority of River City (aka TARC) operates an extensive network of bus routes across Louisville and surrounding counties, including locations in Southern Indiana.

Nearby Cities

  • Cincinnatti - 105 Miles
  • Indianapolis - 115 Miles
  • Nashville - 175 Miles
  • St. Louis - 260 Miles
  • Chicago - 296 Miles

Arts, Entertainment and Recreation

Louisville offers a wealth of entertainment and recreation, including a nationally renowned arts scene.



Events & Festivals