Best Louisville Relocation Guide

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Louisville Airports and Transportation

  • Louisville International Airport
    Louisville's largest airport is really great compared to many in our country; mostly because it's not so busy.
  • Bowman Field
    "Bowman Field, established in 1919, is the longest continuously operating, general aviation airport in the United States. It is conveniently located approximately 5 miles from downtown Louisville Kentucky."
  • Amtrack Station for Louisville, Kentucky
    Need to catch a train? How about Amtrack?
  • TARC Bus Routes
    TARC stands for Transit Authority of River City and is the bus service for Louisville.
  • Rental Car Companies
    Need to rent a car in Louisville Kentucky? You've got choices and here they are!
  • Taxi Cab Services
    Don't want to rent a car? How about a taxi?

Louisville Attractions

  • Actors Theatre of Louisville
    Louisville's only Tony Award-winning theatre, the State Theatre of Kentucky and home to the Humana Festival of New American Plays.
  • Churchill Downs
    The world famous twin spires and Louisville home of the Kentucky Derby. You have to experience it for yourself!
  • Derby Dinner Playhouse
    "The Derby Dinner Playhouse is proud to be one of the oldest and largest, continually-operating dinner theatres in the country."
  • Festivals in Louisville
    Here's a calendar of festivals happening right here in the River City.
  • Flame Run
    "From our art glass studio and art glass gallery tours, hot glass demonstrations, contemporary glass art exhibitions, and community classes to visiting artists' workshops, Flame Run has put Louisville on the map as a destination for contemporary glass artists, educators, and collectors."
  • Fourth Street Live!
    "Fourth Street Live! is Louisville's premier dining, entertainment and retail destination located on Fourth Street, between Liberty Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, in the heart of historic downtown Louisville Kentucky. Just a short walk from downtown hotels, waterfront park, Main Street, Slugger Field, and other major attractions, Fourth Street Live! is your one stop destination for dining, entertainment, and shopping!"
  • Iroquois Amphitheater
    The Irogquois Amphitheater hosts many great events, from concerts to plays and Movie Night. Check out their upcoming schedule!
  • Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
    Louisville's premiere arts location. If it's a high class orchestra or concert, check the Kentucky Center first.
  • Kentucky Exposition Center
    "One of the top 10 largest public facilities of its kind in the United States, the Kentucky Exposition Center features large facilities with diverse capabilities. The 400-acre property offers more than one million square feet of indoor space including Freedom Hall, an indoor arena which seats over 19,000 people. The expo center accommodates an amazing spectrum of events year round and remains the permanent home for the Kentucky State Fair, the National Farm Machinery Show, and the North American International Livestock Exposition."
  • Kentucky International Convention Center
    "From the supertruss towering over the two city blocks it spans, down to the brickwork and wall of windows overlooking tree lined sidewalks, the Kentucky International Convention Center provides a beautiful and functional convention facility in the heart of downtown Louisville."
  • Kentucky Kingdom
    Louisville's biggest and best amusement park, this place has it all from massive roller-coasters to kiddie rides.
  • Kentucky Opera
    The name is self-explantory, if it's opera you'll find it at Kentucky Opera.
  • Louisville Orchestra
    "Founded in 1937 by conductor Robert Whitney and Charles Farnsley, then Mayor of Louisville, the Louisville Orchestra has long been recognized as the cornerstone of the Louisville arts community."
  • Louisville Ballet
    As its name would suggest, the Louisville Ballet is home to the best that dance has to offer.
  • Louisville Bats
    Louisville's minor league baseball team supports the Cincinnati Reds. Take the kids out and catch a game this summer!
  • Louisville Extreme Park
    "The Louisville Extreme Park is one of the nation's best skate parks, with awesome features, including a 24 foot full-pipe! The park offers a great balance of street-style, transition style and vert."
  • Louisville Science Center
    This place makes learning fun! Kids from all over the city take field trips to the Louisville Science Center to learn more about science, math, and technology through interactive exhibits. Great stuff.
  • Louisville Zoo
    "The 'State Zoo of Kentucky' currently exhibits over 1,300 animals in naturalistic and mixed animal settings representing both geographical areas and biomes or habitats."
  • Renaissance Fun Park
    Miniature golf, go karts, arcade and laser tag. Fun for the kid in all of us!
  • Stage One
    Louisville's professional theatre for young audiences.
  • Steamboat Belle of Louisville
    "The Steamer Belle of Louisville, a National Historic Landmark and The Riverboat Spirit of Jefferson serve as the western anchor of Louisville's award winning Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky."

Louisville Museums

  • 21c Hotel
    "21c Museum Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky is the first of its kind—a 90-room hotel dedicated to accessible luxuries, Southern-style hospitality and contemporary art from living artists. Nestled in the heart of Museum Row and downtown Louisville, 21c is an epicenter for culture, activity, and artistic expression."
  • Crane House
    "Crane House, The China Institute, Inc. opened in 1987 in the Old Louisville neighborhood near the University of Louisville. Its focus on China reflected the heritage of founder, Helen Lang, who was inspired to share her expertise and interest in Chinese cooking, history, and culture."
  • Filson Historical Society
    Presitgeous historical society educating and honoring Kentucky and its history.
  • Frazier Kentucky History Museum
    "Covering 1,000 years of history, our priceless collection is housed in a 100,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility on downtown Louisville's historic West Main Street."
  • Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
    "To provide a friendly, comfortable, hi-tech, multi-media, learning venue for the presentation of educational and entertaining programs supporting astronomy and space science education, the arts, humanities, and sciences."
  • General George Patton Museum
    More than you'd expect to find about Gen. George Patton and his amazing life.
  • Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
    "The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage will enhance the public's knowledge about the history, heritage and cultural contributions of African-Americans in Kentucky."
  • Kentucky Derby Museum
    Located at Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby Museum chronicles the history of the greatest two minutes in sports, from it's start is 1875 up to today. Did you know that out of the 135 Kentucky Derby winners, 100 of them were bred in Kentucky?
  • Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
    "The Gallery Shop features the work of approximately 200 artists at any one time, offering work in all media from folk art to furniture."
  • Kentucky Railway Museum
    Dedicated to the history of Kentucky railways and the people who build them.
  • Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
    Since 1884, the Louisville Slugger has been the world's most famous baseball bat.
  • Louisville Visual Art Association
    "LVAA engages artists and audiences through an energetic agenda of education, community outreach, artist support and exhibitions."
  • Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center
    This facility has over 180 art studios, galleries and specialty shops.
  • Muhammad Ali Center
    Perhaps the most famous person on the planet, Muhammed Ali calls Louisville home. Visit his Center to learn all about his life.
  • Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind
    "The Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind is dedicated to preserving and presenting the fascinating educational history of blind people and the historic contributions of the American Printing House for the Blind for the benefit of the visually impaired, educators of the visually impaired, and the broader community."
  • National Society Sons of the American Revolution
    "The Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the war for independence. As a historical, educational, and patriotic, non-profit corporation, we seek to maintain and expand the meaning of patriotism, respect for our national symbols, the value of American citizenship, and the unifying force of "e pluribus unum" that was created from the people of many nations -- one nation and one people."
  • Speed Art Museum
    "Established in 1927, the Speed Art Museum is Kentucky's oldest and largest art museum with over 13,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art."
  • Portland Museum
    "Explore Louisville's river heritage through vivid dioramas, life-sized character mannequins, automated sound track, documentaries, and much, much more at the Portland Museum."

Louisville Parks

  • Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest
    Since 1928, Bernheim Forest has been a nature lover's dream. With over 30 miles of hiking trails, this is a big place. Three lakes, a pavilion, a canopy treewalk and more. Check it out.
  • Kentucky State Parks
    This site has a great deal of information about all the great parks located across this beautiful state.
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park
    "Located on the banks of the Ohio River in Clarksville, Indiana at I-65, exit 0, is the Falls of the Ohio State Park. The 386-million-year-old fossil beds are among the largest, naturally exposed, Devonian fossil beds in the world."
  • Louisville Metro Parks
    Louisville is rapidly making a name for itself as the City of Parks. 124 parks, really?
  • Louisville Waterfront Park
    It's a beautiful place right by the river near the downtown area. This site hosts over 120 events a year!
  • Mammoth Cave National Park
    Not exactly in Louisville, but a short drive will reward you with a remarkable experience at the world's largest known cave. Seriously.

Louisville Public Safety

  • Emergency Management
    Hopefully you won't need to contact these people, but if you need help that's why they're here.
  • EMS
    "Louisville Metro Emergency Medical Services (LMEMS) provides 24-hour-a-day, 911 emergency medical care throughout the Louisville Metro area."
  • Louisville Fire / Other Fire Districts
    If you see a fire, call 911. But if you're looking to be a volunteer follow this link and find a firehouse near you.
  • Metro Police
    Everything you ever wanted to know about the Metro Police department of Louisville.

Louisville Schools

Louisville Twitter Accounts

Louisville Utility Providers

  • Animal Services
    Animal Care services for people in Louisville.
  • AT&T
    Formerly BellSouth, AT&T can hook you up with phone service.
  • Dish Network
    There are several authorized retailers for Dish Network here in Louisville.
  • DIRECTV
    Expert SatelliteTV has some good deals for DirecTV.
  • Drivers License Information
    Get your personal Kentucky ID. Five offices to serve you.
  • Exede Internet
    Internet access via satelite.
  • Frontier
    Another option for Internet, phone and TV in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Garbage Collection
    All the information you need about garbage collection can be found here.
  • HughsNet
    Satellite Internet service is available in Louisville.
  • Louisville Gas & Electric
    Most homes in Louisville use LG&E but some don't. Check with them first.
  • Louisville Water Company
    You need water. They provide water. Thumbs up!
  • Spectrum
    Spectrum offers TV, Internet and phone service to most of Louisville.
  • Sunpower
    Solar electricity is a green alternative to traditional electric utilities.

There you have it!