Often referred to as the “Gateway to the South,” Louisville, KY is known for its unique neighborhoods, culinary scene and tasty bourbon. From the hustle and bustle of downtown to its beautiful scenery, there’s no shortage of entertainment in this one-of-a-kind Southern city. Start planning your next big adventure — and take a virtual tour below.

Take a Virtual Tour of Louisville, KY

Neighborhoods

Louisville features a wide range of diverse and culturally rich neighborhoods. From the largest collection of Victorian mansions in the U.S. in Old Louisville to the hundreds of shotgun-style homes in Germantown, you don’t even need to go indoors to soak up the city’s unique architecture. Click HERE to whet your palate as this video series gives you a taste of what these distinct districts offer.

St. James Court in Old Louisville

Victorian architecture is just one of the unique building styles you’ll see in Louisville. Image: Go To Louisville

Calendar of Virtual Events

As the hometown of the heavyweight champ, Muhammad Ali, Louisville is rolling with the punches when it comes to creating ways for locals and visitors to stay engaged. That’s why the city has created a calendar of virtual events for audiences at home itching for activity. Watch a weekly virtual performance of a Shakespeare play presented by the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, or visit award-winning Waterfront Park for a free workout class presented by some of the city’s top fitness coaches. To see a full list of virtual events, click HERE.

Waterfront Park

Take a virtual fitness class at beautiful Waterfront Park. Image: Go To Louisville

Bourbon & Biscuits

Experience Louisville’s culinary scene from home as you learn how to make iconic Kentucky dishes and bourbon cocktails. Bourbon & Biscuits is a YouTube series where each episode teaches you how to make an iconic Southern dish — like the Hot Brown, fried chicken, beer cheese and biscuits — and one bourbon cocktail that pairs perfectly with it.

Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Experience

Louisville’s Urban Bourbon Experience offers visitors a full-grain to bottle Bourbon experience without ever having to leave the city. The 360-degree virtual reality video below lets you explore four unique spirits experiences from your phone or tablet. You can also take a farm to table culinary scene tour or experience Louisville’s top attractions by clicking HERE.

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