Home of the legendary Kentucky Derby, Louisville is a thrill-ride of a city. Sitting atop the Ohio River along the Indiana boarder. The most populated city in Kentucky was founded in 1778 and has been proudly serving up southern hospitality with a side of bourbon ever since. As the most populated city in Kentucky, there is always something to do in Louisville!
Learn more about some of the most popular attractions near our Clarksville, IN hotel!
Fourth Street Live
Kentucky Expo Center
KFC Yum Center
Spend a day at the world-famous Churchill Downs and learn more about the legendary racetrack at the Kentucky Derby Museum.
Bourbon lovers will delight at Louisville’s dedication to its signature spirit. Check out the Bourbon Trail Tour to Jim Beam, Heaven Hill and Barton. This 8 hour guided tour includes transportation, food, and of course, tastings. Visitors to the city will also enjoy the food scene in Louisville, which has been voted one of the 10 Best New Food Cities in America.
Located close to the boarder of Indiana and Kentucky, our hotel allows guests to experience the best of these two dynamic states. Ask our friendly concierge for assistance in planning your trip to Louisville during your stay at the Best Western Green Tree Inn!
Here’s our list of the top things to do on your next trip to Louisville!
Home of the world-famous Kentucky Derby, Churchill Down’s racetrack conducts thoroughbred horse racing in Louisville KY. Since opening its gates in 1875, Churchill downs has been hosting the Kentucky Derby, the longest continually running sporting event in the United States. Churchill Down’s is also home to the Kentucky Oaks and has hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championship 8 times.
After enjoying a day at Churchill Downs, pop over to the Kentucky Derby Museum! A tour at the museum includes a 30 minute historic walking tour of the Churchill Downs Racetracks and an 18-minute 360° media experience that will put you in the heart of the action. Ask our concierge for information on booking a tour at the Kentucky Derby Museum.
A Kentucky institution since the late 1800’s, the Louisville Slugger Museum& Factory is home to the original Louisville Slugger baseball bat and has become an iconic symbol in American sport. Guests will love the Museums rich history and exciting displays of bats once owned by legends like Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Derek Jeter. The world’s largest baseball bat stands at the entrance to this exciting museum, located just 11 minutes from the Best Western Green Tree Inn!
Experience an underground adventure at the Louisville Mega Cavern! Mined from the 1930’s-1970’s, Mega Cavern is a 100 acre privately owned space located in south east Louisville. The space contains exciting attractions like zip-lining, tram tours, an underground bike park and an aerial ropes course! A must—see on your trip to Louisville, ask our concierge for information on booking an adventure at the Mega Cavern.
A perfect adventure for the whole family, the Kentucky Science Center is a 10 minutes from the Best Western Green Tree Inn. Explore interactive exhibits and fascinating displays that will change the way you think about science!
The Muhammad Ali Center is an educational experience, giving guests insite into the legendary boxer. Guided by Ali’s six core principles, the Center gives an in-depth look at the life and work of this sporting and philanthropic legend. Located just a short trip away from the Best Western Green Tree Inn, ask our friendly concierge for more information on planning your trip to the Muhammad Ali Center.
Joining Jefferson, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky, the Big Four Bridge is large pedestrian walkway that allows visitors to witness astonishing views of both states. Plan a day to walk across and pack a picnic to enjoy in Louisville, or treat yourself to a meal out in Jeffersonville!
This massive park is home to 390 million-year-old fossil beds are among the largest naturally exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world. Check out the parks interpretive center to get a great view of the “falls” and to find out more information in the exhibit gallery with a video presentation. Just 9 minutes away from the Best Western Green Tree Inn, the Falls of Ohio State Park is a must see attraction on your next trip to Clarksville!
Delicious food is always right around the corner at the Best Western Green Tree Inn! After starting your day with our complimentary breakfast, guests have easy access to a over 50 great local dining options, like Senor Iguanas- a delightful Mexican restaurant located just next door! Additional choices include:
Spend a day on the green at one of Indiana’s premier golf courses! Our hotel is located close to a number of spectacular golf courses.
Wooded View Golf Course is an 18-hole course in a secluded area of Clarksville, creating a serene and calming atmosphere for a relaxing game of golf. Cherry Valley is another course located nearby. This 9-hole course offers club repair and re-gripping onsite, in addition to golf lessons.
If you’re looking to hit the green, ask our concierge for more information on booking a tee-time at one of our local golf courses!
Looking to fit in a shopping trip on your next trip to Louisville? Check out the Green Tree Mall! Guests will enjoy stores like H&M, Sephora, Victoria’s Secret and Foot Locker. On-site dining options include Fazoli’s, Texas Roadhouse and The Cookie Store. Located just 5 minutes from the Best Western Green Tree Inn, Green Tree Mall is an ideal spot to do some shopping during your trip to Clarksville.
Visiting a student at the University of Louisville? Just over 10 minutes away from the Best Western Green Tree Inn, the University of Louisville is also home to the first large-scale bronze cast of Auguste Rodin’s iconic statue, The Thinker. Ask our concierge for information on booking a campus tour during your stay at the Best Western Green Tree Inn.
Just 10 minutes from the Best Western Green Tree Inn, Indiana University Southeast is a regional campus of Indiana University providing high quality educational programs and services in a range of diverse and exciting disciplines. Visiting a student or taking a tour of the campus? Book your room at the Best Western Green Tree Inn today!