Walking Food & History Tour

The Highlands Walking Tour: Food, History & Architecture

This walking tour of the historic Highlands neighborhood tells the story of Louisville and Kentucky through its cuisine. As you walk along some of Louisville’s oldest and most iconic streets, you’ll taste (and drink) local specialties like biscuits & gravy, beer cheese, and bourbon balls; taste how immigrants and refugees have shaped Louisville; visit the final resting place of Muhammad Ali and Colonel Sanders; try a dish inspired by the Hot Brown at Muhammed Ali’s former boxing gym; learn about a devastating flood and the glory days of the city’s 24-hour streetcar; and admire the opulent architecture of Louisville’s beautiful Victorian homes.

What to Expect

We’ll be making several delicious stops, so come hungry! In addition to food, you can expect…

Beer & Bourbon

You’re in Bourbon City, y’all! (21+)

Audio Headset​

To help you hear us from a distance.

Small Group

Our tours max out at 12 people.


1-1.5 Miles. Wear comfy shoes!

Explore the Highlands

The Original Highlands is one of Louisville’s oldest neighborhoods – and its most quirky. Historic Victorian homes branch off of a thoroughfare that stretches all the way to Bourbon country, lined with vibrant murals, eclectic shops and hip local restaurants & bars.


Meet at 1001 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204


Weds – Saturday, 1-4 PM

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What a great food (and history) tour! Every stop was not only filling, but interesting and well thought out. I live in Louisville and walked away full and with stories I never knew about the area. Would definitely encourage visitors to take this tour.
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Loved all the history that was presented on the tour. Definitely enough food to fill you up. Don’t eat before you go!

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