The Best Summer Activities in

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Here are some amazing things to do in Louisville in the summertime, like seeing live music, getting out in nature, and much more.

So get ready and put on your tank tops, and sunscreen, and grab your water, we're going adventuring, ya'll!

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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Jump Rope

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