Explore the rich variety of Louisville attractions near our hotel

Set conveniently near I-64 and I-265, the Country Inn & Suites, Louisville East, KY offers spacious rooms and suites within easy reach of family-friendly attractions like the animals at Louisville Zoo or arcades and laser tag at Malibu Jack’s. Less than 20 minutes away, downtown Louisville is home to unique museums such as the Muhammad Ali Center and the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. For tons of great dining and live entertainment, you can head to the city’s Fourth Street Live! district. Looking for outdoor fun? Cheer on the horses at Churchill Downs, tee off at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course, or visit Louisville Mega Cavern to zip-line in a former limestone mine located 10 stories below ground.

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Belle of Louisville

11.86 mi / 19.08 km from the hotel
Step aboard a piece of American history on the Belle of Louisville, a 1914 paddle-wheel steamboat that offers a scenic view of the city with dinner and live entertainment.

Charlie Vettiner Golf Course

3.97 mi / 6.38 km from the hotel
One of the most difficult and beautiful courses in Kentucky, Charlie Vettiner Golf Course boasts scenic creeks, rolling greens, white-sand bunkers, and gorgeous tree-lined fairways.

Churchill Downs and Kentucky Derby Museum

12.56 mi / 20.22 km from the hotel
Churchill Downs opened its gates in 1875 and has been home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby horse race ever since. Visit the on-site Kentucky Derby Museum to learn more.

Fourth Street Live!

11.85 mi / 19.07 km from the hotel
Downtown Louisville’s premier entertainment district, Fourth Street Live! is home to great restaurants like Whiskey Dry, a variety of retailers, and the best collection of clubs and pubs in all of Derby City.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

12.28 mi / 19.76 km from the hotel
Find out more about one of the world's most famous baseball bats at this museum and factory. You can order your own personalized bat, watch how the bats are made, and practice your swing in the batting cages.

Louisville Zoo

9.05 mi / 14.56 km from the hotel
The Louisville Zoo is home to an attractive array of wildlife that includes elephants, giraffes, gorillas, and Siberian tigers.

Main Event Louisville

0.7 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
Main Event offers nonstop entertainment for both kids and adults, from bowling and bocce ball to billiards, gravity ropes, rock climbing, and a full bar.

Oxmoor Center

4.05 mi / 6.52 km from the hotel
Shop the day away at Oxmoor Center, which features 90 retailers from Apple and Sephora to Ann Taylor and H&M.

University of Louisville

11.93 mi / 19.2 km from the hotel
This state-supported research university is nationally recognized for its academic excellence. Stroll around campus and search for The Thinker sculpture.

E. P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park

4.46 mi / 7.17 km from the hotel
This 550-acre green space is more than a park, featuring a host of facilities like tennis courts, 14 soccer fields, two playgrounds, a community garden, a BMX track, archery, and an astronomy lab.

Malibu Jack's

0.77 mi / 1.25 km from the hotel
Find go-karts, laser tag, arcade games, and more at this indoor amusement park. If you get hungry, Jack's Cafe offers pizza and other snacks.

XScape Theatres – Blankenbaker 16

0.56 mi / 0.91 km from the hotel
Take the kids to this clean, comfortable theater to see first-run movies with a tub of buttery popcorn and a soft drink.