Comfort Suites East
1850 Resource Way
Louisville, KY 40299
Phone: (502) 266-6509
Fax: (502) 266-9014
This state-of-the-art facility features 40 mph Sodi GT5 karts, a professionally designed 1,000 foot long track, and a computerized timing system.
Tom Sawyer Park is a mecca for indoor and outdoor rereation enthusiasts.
Located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in northeast Louisville, Zachary Taylor National Cemetery "was established in 1928 by an act of Congress initiated by the Taylor family to have the government take title to the family burial site where President Zachary Taylor was interred." Zachary Taylor National Cemetery is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Thomas Jefferson designed this archetypal Federal-style mansion on the sprawling estate of slaveholders John and Lucy Speed. It was built using slave labor sometime between 1815-16 on the site of a former hemp plantation. Abraham Lincoln spent three weeks on the plantation in 1841, while courting Mary Todd. The home still contains period furniture from the early 19th Century, a stone barn, blacksmith's shop and museum store. Seven days a week, the staff arranges tours for tourists visiting the grounds and the visitors' center also provides a comprehensive map that is a great guide to the 18-acre estate.
Pewee Valley Confederate Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at Pewee Valley, Kentucky. It is the site of the old Kentucky Confederate Home. It is the official state burial ground, and is the only cemetery for Confederate veterans. The monument is unique among Civil War monuments as they are built in zinc, whereas the others are made of marble or limestone. The cemetery got listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 27, 1989.
Popularly known as the Lincoln Cabin Site, the Long Run Baptist Church and Cemetery is a historic site. This historic site consists of the demolished remains of the church. The beautiful grass grounds that is a cemetery is serene and gives one inner peace while a simple visit or mourning for a loved one.
This aristocratic antebellum estate located in lower Crescent Hill faithfully displays the splendor in which many of its owners lived since its creation in 1855. The mansion was originally built in an Italianate manner, however when the property was transferred in 1909, the new owners reformed the house into a Greek Revival style. It continued to receive renovations over the years until it's final private owner bequeathed it to the Historic Homes Foundation in 1994. The tour includes a walk through the rooms as well as to the magnificently manicured gardens. These include the Arboretum, the Woodland Fern Garden, the Formal Florentine Garden and the Specimen Garden, respectively.
Whitehall, thought to have been built by John Marshall, began as a modest two-story brick house in the Italianate style. Guided tours of Whitehall House & Gardens are offered to the public Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m
Uptown Art Uncorked makes art instruction accessible by appealing to small groups. Relax, bring your friends and create something you will be proud to showcase in your home. Wine and craft beer are available for purchase.
Broadrun Vineyards is a large estate winery offering spacious indoor and outdoor grounds. Wine tastings are hosted daily.
This mansion from 1790 is older than the state of Kentucky itself (it entered the Union in 1792), and it stands as a symbol of American land usurpation against the backdrop of the Northwest Indian War. The 55-acre estate once belonged to William Croghan, slave-owner and businessman, then it passed hands frequently after he sold it in 1878. The Waters family bequeathed it to the Commonwealth as a state treasure in 1964. Today the estate staff conducts tours around the house as well as the property. They last anywhere from 45-minutes to an hour.
Though it's located within mere blocks of Kentucky's largest city, Cherokee Park remains a bastion of rugged tranquility. With miles of trails, a range of interesting topography, and room for every sport or outdoor activity, this park offers a look at the Kentucky backwoods without venturing too far. It contains a golf course and there are facilities for almost every type of outdoorsman. Whether you are an archer, basketball player, jogger, fisherman, grill master, mountain biker, birder, swimmer or plain ol' dog walker, it's perfect.