Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel


700 West Riverside Drive, Jeffersonville, IN, 47130, United States   •  Weather:   

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Fun Things to Do in Louisville, KY

There are countless things to do and enjoy in Louisville, KY - and our hotel places many of them right at your doorstep. Embrace a slower pace of life while exploring some of the exciting local attractions in Louisville, a city of lively culture and infectious festivity.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel has put together a list of some of the best things to do in the area. Visit us today and discover them all!

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel - KFC YUM Center

KFC YUM! Center

1.5 miles/5 minute drive from the hotel

The waterfront KFC YUM! Center is home to the University of Louisville's men's and women's basketball teams. This 22,000-seat arena opened in October 2010 and is the fifth largest collegiate arena in the country. In addition to collegiate basketball games, the center welcomes conventions, ice shows, concerts, and other collegiate sporting events.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel -  Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs

6.7 miles/15 minute drive from the hotel

Kentucky horse racing is rich in history, dating back to 1789 when the first race course was laid out in Lexington. However, it was almost 100 years later, in 1875, that Churchill Downs officially opened and began its tradition as "Home of the Kentucky Derby." Today, attending the Derby remains one of the most popular things to do in the state, drawing visitors from all over the world.

Learn more about Louisville events at Churchill Downs.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel -  Kentucky Derby Museum

Kentucky Derby Museum

5.5 miles/15 minute drive from the hotel

The Kentucky Derby Museum, which sits on the front steps of historic Churchill Downs, is a very visible part of the Louisville community. Graciously welcoming over 200,000 guests through the doors each year, the museum gives them a firsthand look at the event for which Louisville is known worldwide. The Museum aims to provide a lasting impression of tradition, hospitality, and pride to its many visitors.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel -  Fourth Street Live!

Fourth Street Live!

1.3 miles/8 minute drive from the hotel

Fourth Street Live! is Louisville's premier dining, entertainment and retail destination located on Fourth Street, between Liberty Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, in the heart of historic downtown Louisville, KY. Just a short walk away, Fourth Street Live! is your one stop destination for dining, entertainment, and shopping and one of the premier things to do in Louisville.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel -  Louisville Zoo

Louisville Zoo

7 miles/20 minute drive from the hotel

The premier zoo in Louisville is a comfortable 7 miles from the hotel.  It has a wide variety of animals and adventures for children of all ages. Connect with family and furry friends and be sure to explore the zoo's conservation efforts and educational events. From chimpanzees to lions and from penguins to bears the zoo is guaranteed fun for all.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel -  Louisville Slugger Museum

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

2 miles/4 minute drive from the hotel

If you're a baseball nut, a trip to this museum should be at the top of your list of things to do. Discover the beginning of the Official Bat of Major League Baseball at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Perfect for families and baseball fans of all ages, the museum chronicles how one of America's favorite pastimes has developed since 1884.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel -  Muhammed Ali Center

Muhammad Ali Center

2 miles/4 minute drive from the hotel

Both a cultural attraction and international education center, the center provides an engaging and interactive experience where guests can discover the core values by which the legend lived his life.  More than just an exhibit, the center strives to show guests how to be the best individuals they can be.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel - Kentucky International Convention Center

Kentucky International Convention Center

1.5 miles/5 minute drive from the hotel

The Kentucky International Convention Center offers 300,000 square feet of meeting space, a 30,000 square foot ballroom and 52 meeting rooms in a single structure. Located in the heart of downtown Louisville, the complex spans two city blocks while featuring an interior design including exposed brick, skylights, and a striking terrazzo floor illustrating many of Louisville's landmarks.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel -  Louisville Science Center

Louisville Science Center

2 miles/4 minute drive from the hotel

Discover the exciting world of science at the Louisville Science Center, designated the "State Science Center of Kentucky" by the 2002 Kentucky General Assembly.  The region's premiere center for informal science education, the Science Center has approximately 150 hands-on and interactive exhibits, a four-story IMAX Theatre, and teaching labs.

Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel - Kentucky Exposition Center

Kentucky Exposition Center

7 miles/15 minute drive from the hotel

Located just outside the downtown city limits near the Louisville International Airport, the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC) is a large, multi-use facility with 1.2 million square feet of indoor space. The grounds include a football/baseball stadium, two indoor arenas, and 1,000 permanent horse stalls. Notable annual events held on the site include the Kentucky State Fair, the North American International Livestock Festival,and the National Farm Machinery Show.