It’s Derby season around the Louisville Area and you can feel the energy building with much anticipation for ”The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports™”. For some of you reading this you may not agree or even be familiar with the slogan, but there’s no doubt the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby will captivate your imagination, even if only for a moment if you’ll allow yourself to go there.
For those who live in Louisville this is “horse racing” at its finest and the true kick off to spring. Our community is filled with three weeks of Derby festivities, events and parties that glamorize the sport more than anything Hollywood could dream of. Experience the Kentucky Derby and I am certain you too will share an affinity with the sport that many locals would describe as Louisville’s first love.
Opportunities abound for Louisville’s area restaurants and hotels. And believe me we have some of the best in the country. Kentuckiana offers a wonderful variety of lodging and dining experiences from breakfast and brunches to fabulous lunches. Or wine and dine at some of the best independently owned restaurants in the region. Many celebrity chefs reside and operate right here in Louisville. Check out this link to our terrific selection of restaurants sure to please.
Perhaps you are feeling adventurous and want to discover more about our area traditions. Check out Louisville’s best in beer and bourbon. You can enjoy the finest craft beers at the microbreweries around Louisville. Or hop on the Bourbon Trail, an experience that shows why this is arguably the finest Bourbon in all the world and it is all right here in Kentucky.
Whatever your taste, whatever your delight, there is something magical about our town this time of year. Come experience the anticipation with us and soon you’ll agree why we think the Derby is “”The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports™”.