7 Fun Coolest Activities in Louisville

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Summertime in Louisville is the best! The city is rife with activities to make the most of all this warm weather. From lazy days at the pool, to kayaking and music festivals, you can have so much fun in Louisville!

Learn more about our favorite summer activities in Louisville. Let's get outside and explore all that these amazing attractions have to offer!

Situated on the Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, you can see usually three bands starting at 6pm and lasting until about 10:30pm at night.

Waterfront Wednesday

Today, one historic steamboat still traverses the waters of the Ohio: the Belle of Louisville!

Take a cruise

Kentucky Kingdom has your typical rides and roller coasters, but in the summer, the call of the sweet, sweet wave pool and lazy river summons me.

Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay

Dairy Kastle is the charity-supporting, super cheap, cash-only ice cream place of your dreams.

Eat Ice Cream

You can soak in some history, art, and learn all about baseball in Louisville's museum row!

Explore Museum Row

Dominating Waterfront Park is the Big Four Bridge, where you can stroll or bike across the mile-wide Ohio River to Indiana, grab a beer at Upland Brewery, and stroll casually back to Louisville.

Big Four Bridge

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Head to our Louisville travel blog for more fun summer activities!