Friday, October 19, 2018

What to do in Louisville October 2018

Whether you are looking for a relaxing weekend or a get away with the family, October is the perfect month to visit Louisville, KY!. Fall weather has settled across the region and leaves are changing colors in Old Louisville. Old Louisville is a National Historic District= 48 blocks of historic homes and parks. You can take a self guided walking tour of the many Victorian homes or guided tours are available

What to do in Old Louisville in October:
Victorian Houses Old Louisville

Guided walking tours are available daily from Louisville Historic Tours. From October 19-22 you can take a Victorian Ghost Walk. "The Victorian Ghost Walk is an annual production of outdoor theater that celebrates the ghostly past 

of “America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood” amidst a stunning backdrop of gas-lit walkways and beautiful mansions." Tickets are just $25 at

Albino Alligator at Louisville Zoo

Family Activities. Billed as “THE WORLD’S LARGEST HALLOWEEN PARTY!”, The Louisville Zoo transforms itself into a family friendly, not so scary Halloween party for kids of all ages. It runs from 5-8:30 pm on October 18–21, & 25–28, 2018. Special tuckets are required. The Zoo is "magically transformed into a living storybook with costumed characters and trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under." Tickets are available at

Where to stay in Old Louisville:

The DuPont Mansion Historic Bed and Breakfast is located just north of Central Park in Old Louisville. Located just .6 miles from Churchill Downs, it features ornate marble fireplaces and antique period furniture.

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The Brown Hotel is located just north in downtown Louisville. A  16 floor historic hotel, the Brown offers a fitness center and 3 restaurants for your culinary adventures!  Be sure to try the original "Hot Brown" invented here in 1926.

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