Breakfast at Wagner’s Pharmacy
Take a drive out to Churchill Downs this morning and enjoy a traditional breakfast at this iconic establishment. An unassuming diner that has become the local hang out of those in the horse racing industry since 1922.
Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs
The Kentucky Derby Museum is a must-see and not just for horse racing fans. You’ll find a colorful, interesting, and interactive museum offering something for everyone to enjoy. You’ll be able to announce a Derby race, sit on a horse in the gates while dressed up as a jockey, learn how to bet on a horse race, and test your Derby knowledge.
Lunch at J. Graham’s Cafe at the Brown Hotel
A sweet and savory lunch awaits you at the Brown Hotel. Not only will you have a chance to visit a luxurious and historic landmark hotel in downtown Louisville, but you’ll be able to enjoy two of Louisville’s most famous foods, the Hot Brown and Derby Pie.
Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory
You can’t miss this building when you are driving down Main Street, as there is a big bat out front (an exact replica of Babe Ruth’s 34-inch Louisville Slugger). This marks the place where the world-famous baseball bats are made. You’ll have a chance to walk through the factory and see how these bats are produced for the average Joe as well as professional baseball players.
Dinner at Sidebar at Whiskey Row
In a historic building known as Whiskey Row, you’ll find an upscale bourbon, beer, and burger joint. Here, you’ll find one of the best burgers in town as well as a large selection of bourbons and beers in a relaxed but smart environment.