Hometown Tourist Celebration

Do you feel the urge to take a vacation? As the weather in Louisville continues to warm up, the temptation to hit the beach gets stronger. With no beach in sight and the children still in school, a vacation may have to wait a few weeks. Or should it?

The month of May in Louisville is known as the Hometown Tourist Celebration. Didn’t know that? There’s no time like the present to learn about the great benefits this celebration brings. All you need is a valid id showing that you’re a resident of Kentucky or Indiana. Now you’re ready to score some serious savings and create your own mini-vacation right here in the Derby City.

If you’ve wanted to explore Louisville, this is the perfect month to do it. We’re running out of time, but you can still take advantage of the Hometown Tourist Celebration. Have you heard of the Louisville Quest? You’ll experience a fun day of scavenger hunting, racing and historical sightseeing. Think of the Amazing Race, Louisville style! The free event is May 23rd from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Start at the Louisville Visitors Center to explore beautiful downtown Louisville. The quest will take about sixty minutes. Those who finish will receive a Louisville tumbler!

Looking for a more relaxing way to vacation here in Louisville? Why not enjoy a night out by taking advantage of several hotel discounts. Stay in downtown Louisville at the Brown Hotel, Galt House, Hyatt Regency or the Sheraton Louisville Riverside. Each is offering special rates in honor of the Hometown Tourist Celebration. Watch for blackout dates, as special restrictions may apply.

Many local attractions are offering special discounts through the end of the month. Catch a mid-week show at the Derby-Dinner Playhouse in Jeffersonville. Tickets are buy one get one free for certain shows. If you have wanted to visit the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, tickets are now fifty percent off. The American Printing House for the Blind is offering a free gift with entry.

It’s a great time to visit Churchill Downs. Louisville is coming off of the rush of the Kentucky Derby. Fans of horse racing are left to wonder, will American Pharoah win the Triple Crown? He is back at Churchill Downs in preparation of the final leg, the Belmont Stakes. Enjoy a two for one admission on entry to the Kentucky Derby Museum through May 31st. If you get there early enough, you might just see the star himself.

In total, there are over eighty different local attractions, restaurants, and more that are offering specials through the end of May. Don’t wait until school is out to enjoy a vacation. Create your own mini-vacation right here in Louisville by taking advantage of the Hometown Tourist Celebration.

To learn more about special offers, click here. Louisville is a great city! If you like what you see while touring our hometown, we would love to help you discover how you can call Louisville home. Contact us today at 502-822-4383 to learn more about buying a home in Louisville.

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