Walking Tours Of Louisville

Louisville Food & History Tours

Experience the Story of Louisville

Our Signature Daytime Tours

Main Street in NuLu during Pride in Louisville Kentucky copy
3 Hours
6 Stops
Fri – Sun
1 – 4 PM

Our most popular walking tour tells the story of Louisville and Kentucky through its cuisine.

As you stroll 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, sample a curious confection inspired by a Victorian-era actress, trace the history of the market district in Louisville, and more.

  • Explore NuLu & Butchertown’s fascinating history
  • Taste 6-7 dishes celebrating Louisville’s heritage
  • Sip local craft beer and bourbon slushies
Walking food tour of the Original Highlands Neighborhood, dessert at Epiphany in Louisville Kentucky
3 Hours
5 Stops
Tues – Sun
1 – 4 PM

Stroll through the historic Original Highlands and Cherokee Triangle neighborhoods savoring the story of Louisville and Kentucky one bite at a time.

As you walk along some of Louisville’s oldest and most iconic streets, you’ll taste (and drink) delicious local specialties; visit Cave Hill Cemetery, the final resting place of Muhammad Ali and Colonel Sanders; try a dish inspired by the Hot Brown in Muhammed Ali’s former boxing gym; sip bourbon in Louisville’s oldest bar; trace the footsteps of the immigrants who shaped the city; and admire opulent Victorian homes and historic architecture near stunning Cherokee Park.

  • Taste 4 dishes and 3 drinks celebrating Louisville’s heritage
  • Bourbon tasting in Louisville’s oldest bar
  • The unfiltered history (and glamour) of two of Louisville’s most historic neighborhoods

Explore Louisville After Dark

Evening Tours

Cocktails at a speakeasy on the Phantoms of Prohibition cocktail tour in Louisville KY
3 Hours
4 Stops
5 – 8 PM

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.

  • Enjoy 3 Prohibition-themed cocktails, 1 bourbon tasting, and 3-4 delicious dishes
  • Relive Kentucky’s fascinating Prohibition history
  • Spine-tingling ghost stories from Louisville’s forlorn past
Bourbon and food tasting on a bourbon food tour in Louisville, Kentucky
3 Hours
4 Stops
5 – 8 PM

Explore the taste, history, and impact of bourbon on this one-of-a-kind bourbon food tour.

Experience bourbon like never before through expertly paired bites and cocktails that highlight the surprising versatility of Kentucky’s beloved amber spirit. As you explore the vibrant NuLu neighborhood, you’ll discover hidden speakeasies, rooftop terraces, and cozy tasting rooms. This tour is both a fantastic introduction to bourbon for the uninitiated, and a master class in bourbon and food pairing for aficionados!

  • 3 bourbon cocktails and 2 tastings showcasing bourbon’s versatility
  • 8-10 delicious paired bites designed to unlock flavor and depth
  • The unfiltered history of bourbon in Kentucky
Downtown Louisville Kentucky and the Mary M Miller Steamboat as seen from the Ohio River with light reflecting on the water
3 Hours
No Food

Step into the shadows of the past on a haunting history tour through the heart of downtown Louisville.

Uncover the sinister secrets and chilling tales that lurk behind historic architecture and storied streets. Wander through dimly lit alleyways behind bustling Whiskey Row and along the shores of the murky Ohio River, where the echoes of bygone eras resound with tragic tales of the forlorn, the oppressed, the betrayed, and the ruthless.

Over the course of two thrilling hours, your guide will tell the tales of…

  • Cunning bootleggers who defied Prohibition
  • Fires, floods, and plagues that ripped through the city leaving a wake of destruction
  • Unsolved murders and shocking scandals

Note: This is a walking history tour and does not include food or indoor stops.

Private Tours in Louisville

Private Tours & Special Events

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Smoked bourbon cocktail at a speakeasy in Louisville, Kentucky
$129 – $189
3 Hours
4-7 Stops
Tue – Sun
Day or Night

Embark on a culinary escapade with us – an unforgettable and delicious adventure for just you and your crew.

Over three hours of unapologetic indulgence, your group won’t just feast on exceptional food and drinks – you’ll experience an immersive journey together. Dive into the soul of Louisville through the lens of local history and cuisine, savor the city’s tastes and vibes, and leave with a profound connection to this place and to each other.

  • Sample delicious dishes and drinks representing Louisville’s heritage
  • Explore the unfiltered history of Louisville and Kentucky with an expert local guide
  • Choose from daytime or evening preset itineraries & customize as needed
  • Special accomodations available for corporate events and bachelor/bachelorette parties
Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Ohio Riverin Louisville Kentucky with Endless Summer Paddle
5 Hours
6 Stops
First Sun, May-Sept

Enjoy a paddle-boarding adventure on the Ohio River followed by a walking food & history tour through NuLu.

During your half-day outdoor adventure, you’ll enjoy a beautiful paddle boarding session on the Ohio River and then refuel with a 3-hour walking food tour. It’s the perfect way to spend a day of fun in the sun experiencing Louisville!

  • 1.5 hour paddle-boarding tour on the scenic Ohio River with Endless Summer Paddle
  • 3-hour guided walking food & history tour in NuLu
  • 8 Delicious bites representing Louisville’s culinary heritage + 2 refreshing boozy slushies + 1 craft beer

What to Expect

In addition to lots of delicious local food and stories about Louisville’s checkered past, you can expect…

Beer, Bourbon & Cocktails

You’re in Bourbon City, y’all! (21+)

Audio Headset​

The lightweight headset helps you hear us from a distance.

Small Group

Our public tours max out at 12 people. (Private tours can accommodate 20 at a time.)


1-1.5 Miles. Wear comfy shoes!

Questions about our tours?

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