When you fly from New York City to Louisville using the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), you're a little more than two hours away from the city known as the "Derby City." To get to the airport, you can either drive yourself or arrange for a cab to take you.
Visitors head to Louisville to enjoy activities such as the Kentucky Derby or to take a stroll through one of the city's 122 parks. Louisville also offers numerous dining and shopping opportunities for both visitors and locals.
Louisville is known for the Kentucky Derby, an annual horse race held the first Saturday in May. The Kentucky Derby Museum gives visitors the opportunity to learn about this event and the history behind it that made it famous. The guided tour includes a walk through the museum and a tour of Churchill Downs.
For more of an adventure, visit Louisville Mega Cavern. Travel underneath the city of Louisville on a tram to experience the beauty of the cavern. For thrill-seekers, opt to zip line down into the cavern instead.
Transportation methods from the Louisville International Airport (SDF) to downtown Louisville include renting a car, taking a hotel shuttle, using a cab service or utilizing public transportation offered by the Transit Authority of River City (TARC).
The average lows in Louisville are in the upper 20s during the winter while the average high in the summer reaches the upper 80s.
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