Walking Food & History Tours
Food Tours Of Louisville
What to Expect
In addition to lots of delicious local food and stories about Louisville’s checkered past, you can expect…
Beer & Bourbon
You’re in Bourbon City, y’all! (21+)
The lightweight headset helps you hear us from a distance.
Our tours max out at 12 people.
1-1.5 Miles. Wear comfy shoes!
Join us on a walking food tour through Louisville’s most beautiful neighborhoods!
NuLu Food & History Walking Tour
This walking tour tells the story of Louisville and Kentucky through its cuisine.
As you walk through urban NuLu and historic Butchertown, you’ll taste Kentucky and Appalachian classics like bourbon balls and fried chicken, visit a historic home once occupied by Thomas Edison, taste a curious confection inspired by a Victorian-era actress, trace the history of German immigrants in Louisville, and more.
Details: 6 stops, 3 hours, 1.5 miles of flat walking, wheelchair-friendly, 21+
Phantoms of Prohibition: Ghosts, Cocktails, & Bites Tour
Venture out with us and explore the hidden stories of Louisville’s haunted past.
As you eat and drink your way down Whiskey Row, you’ll meet the resident ghosts of Louisville’s historic downtown, trace the footsteps of bourbon magnates and mobsters, discover hidden speakeasies in the belly of Whiskey Row, and learn the shocking truth about Prohibition.
Details: 5 stops, 3 hours, 1.5 miles of flat walking, 21+
The Highlands Food & History Walking Tour
Tree-lined streets. Colorful murals. Eclectic shops. Ornate Victorian homes. And incredible food! The Highlands neighborhood is one of the oldest in Louisville, and has long been one of its most lively and beloved.
Built around the vibrant Bardstown Road corridor, the walkable Highlands neighborhood is scenic, quirky, lush, historic, and home to many of Louisville’s best local businesses and restaurants.
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; visit the final resting place of Muhammed Ali and Colonel Sanders; taste a dish inspired by the Hot Brown at Muhammed Ali’s former boxing gym; learn about a devastating flood and the glory days of Louisville’s 24-hour streetcar; and admire beautiful Victorian homes.
Details: 4 stops, 3 hours, 1.5 miles of flat walking, wheelchair-friendly, 21+
Downtown Louisville Food & History Walking Tour
Trace the footsteps of bourbon barons slinging outlawed booze during the Prohibition as you explore Louisville’s speakeasies and dive bars and taste Kentucky’s history along the beautiful downtown waterfront.
This tour is still in development!
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