Stay close to Kentucky’s best things to do
Thanks to two pools and a mini golf course on site, Radisson Hotel Louisville North offers plenty of fun for the whole family. Our central location also puts you just two miles from downtown Louisville’s world-class restaurants, theaters and sports venues. Wear your baseball mitt to a game at Louisville Slugger Field, or catch the latest concert at the KFC Yum! Center. Later, walk next door to Derby Dinner Playhouse for a play in the round and a delicious meal. Have an insatiable sweet tooth? Make the five-minute drive to Schimpff’s Confectionery on your way to an outdoor show at RiverStage. When you have to leave, our hotel is about 10 minutes from Louisville International Airport (SDF).
- Big 4 Station Park (1.4 miles)
Best known for its 122-year-old walking bridge, this Jeffersonville city park also features water fountains, a playground and a modern pavilion area.
Phone: +1 (812) 285-6440
- Kentucky Kingdom (7.6 miles)
This 63-acre amusement park includes thrilling rides like the T3 and the Storm Chaser as well as a water park called Hurricane Bay.
Phone: +1 (502) 813-8200
- Louisville Zoo (8.5 miles)
Stroll through 134 acres and meet gorillas, lions and elephants at the Louisville Zoo. Founded in 1969, this highly respected zoo also includes beautiful botanical gardens.
Phone: +1 (502) 459-2181
Arts and entertainment:
- Derby Dinner Playhouse (next door)
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, an experienced cast presents plays in the round while you indulge in a home-style buffet. Don’t leave without getting dessert or stopping by the bar.
Phone: +1 (812) 288-8281
- RiverStage (1.6 miles)
See tribute bands perform hits by greats like Elton John and AC/DC at this outdoor amphitheater. Pack a cooler and a snack for a fun night overlooking the Ohio River and the Louisville skyline.
Phone: +1 (502) 376-9104
- KFC Yum! Center (2.4 miles)
Ranked by Pollstar Magazine in 2014 as one of the top 25 performance arenas in the U.S., the KFC Yum! Center is home to Cardinals basketball games and concerts by international recording artists.
Phone: +1 (502) 690-9000
- Fourth Street Live! (2.7 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (502) 584-7170
Convention and expo centers:
- Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) (2.5 miles)
Formerly called the Commonwealth Convention Center, the Kentucky International Convention Center is a large multiuse facility in Louisville, Kentucky.
Phone: +1 (502) 595-4381
- Kentucky Exposition Center (7.4 miles)
Adjacent to the SDF airport, Kentucky Exposition Center boasts 1.2 million square feet of indoor meeting space. Common events include cheerleading competitions, gun shows and home expos.
Phone: +1 (502) 367-5000
- Louisville Slugger Field (2.8 miles)
Order a beer, top a hot dog just the way you like it and cheer on the Louisville Bats at this Minor League Baseball stadium.
Phone: +1 (502) 212-2287
- Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium (6 miles)
Are you a die-hard Cards fan? Head to the University of Louisville campus and settle into one of the 55,000 seats at this state-of-the-art football stadium.
Phone: +1 (502) 852-0083
- Churchill Downs (7.6 miles)
Home to the Kentucky Derby, the country’s longest continually running sporting event, Churchill Downs has impressed equestrian enthusiasts since its debut in 1875.
Phone: +1 (502) 636-4400