Louisville, a modern city with oodles of things to do, sits on the Ohio River along the Kentucky and Indiana state line. From museums to great restaurants and unique family-friendly attractions to world-class horse racing, read on to discover fantastic things to do on your visit to beautiful Louisville, Kentucky.
Louisville, Kentucky, is home to the first-ever 21C Museum Hotel brand. This award-winning boutique hotel property is a modern hotel with excellent rooms and amenities and a free-of-charge contemporary art museum. Guests of the 21C Museum Hotel Louisville will appreciate the 91 well-appointed, spacious rooms in a 19th-century warehouse and the special touches that have quickly made this hotel brand one of my top choices.
There is a 24-hour gym, a must-visit onsite restaurant (Proof on Main), and life-size colorful plastic penguins around the hotel property. You may find the signature penguins in the hallways, lobby, elevator, etc. The 21C Museum Hotel Louisville is part of Historic Hotels of America, a program founded in 1989 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with more than 300 designated hotels within the U.S., USVI, and Puerto Rico.
About Historic Hotels of America®
Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels. Historic Hotels of America has more than 300 historic hotels. These historic hotels have all faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels. More than 30 of the world’s finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historic significance.