Nestled on the banks of the Ohio River, Louisville is the largest city in the state of Kentucky. The town is best known for the famous Kentucky Derby horse race taking place each year from 1875 on the first Saturday in May, however, Louisville is not just about the fastest hooves in the country, visitors here will find a wide array of attractions to enjoy all year-round. With more than 120 parks, the nation’s largest urban forest and a stunning waterfront skyline, the town is a natural gem in a privileged positions, on the border between the southern states and the Midwest. To discover the real heart of and history of Louisville head south of downtown to Old Louisville, a national historic preservation district, America's largest Victorian Treasure, a jewel of Victorian architecture. Don’t leave Louisville without having tried bourbon: one third of the world’s production is made right here! Small town hospitality, a diverse art scene, foodie markets, antiques shops and incredible sport venues will provide visitors with a unique warm-hearting experience.