Ice skating, Christmas markets, twinkling lights, cute cafes, and plenty of Victorian charm: Louisville in the winter is super cozy!
Louisville has several throwback speakeasies that’ll make you feel like you’re walking back in time without having to invent a Flux Capacitor.
One of the best places for a winter retreat, and for those craving a forest with a view, is Red River Gorge about an hour and a half away.
Heine Brothers is where it’s at for fair trade certified organic coffee. When you walk into any one of their locations, the smell of coffee overtakes you and your hands can’t wait to hold that warm coffee cup.
Did you know that Louisville Park and Recreation is so awesome, they’ve designated certain hills the best and safest to sled in the snow? These hills are moderate to fast runs so while super fun, the little, little ones may not enjoy the speed.
In addition to sledding, there are also some slopes close to Louisville if you want to try snowboarding!
On this half-mile driving path, you will see beautiful stained glass windows with familiar characters, sets with holiday decorations, and of course, lots and lots of twinkling lights with a soundtrack to tie it all together.
Bourbon tasting warms up you from the inside – and this cozy fire at the Woodford Reserve distillery has your outsides covered, too.