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Historic Frankfort Avenue

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Address: Louisville, KY 40206
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Mix of the new and old

I love traveling down Frankfort Ave in the car or on foot. It is full of old storefronts and buildings which house delicious restaurants, eclectic stores, and much more. Its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I love traveling down Frankfort Ave in the car or on foot. It is full of old storefronts and buildings which house delicious restaurants, eclectic stores, and much more. Its especially fun in the summer when you can eat at one of the many delicious restaurants, and then stop at the Comfy Cow for ice cream.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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133 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I just happened to be in the neighborhood, but I liked it a lot. Lots of places to shop, shop, shop...can't go wrong shopping here! The atmosphere is very nice.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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111 reviews 111 reviews
54 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Wonderful up and coming neighborhood and entertainment district. Lots of great restaurants, bars and other eateries, boutiques and hair salons. It seems to have surpassed Bardstown Road as the hip place to go.

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OSKALOOSA
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38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Ask for the "walk box" at the YMCA counter -- 6.1 mile walk is a great way to get a feeling for the downtown... We enjoyed it on a chilly/cold in the shade December day... Lots of empty buildings and limited eating locations, however...

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Don't go to Frankfort Ave. It's a waste of time. Most places are closed down. And the one's that are open don't have much.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I am a local and take out of town guys to the museum. Always a hit. The way the museum walks you from the first firearm to modern day is spectacular.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Maybe Bardstown Road is your kind of strip; well Frankfort Avenue is just as lively at 11:00 pm as Bardstown Road any night of the week. Do yourself a favor and check out some the little beer joints and eateries here too! Parking on side streets is safe, love this end of Louisville!

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This place sparkles! It is just amazing what little shops and restaurants have sprung up in this area, each one unique. From bookstores, to hair salons and arts and crafts, this is a very special area of town.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

You can walk and pick and choose any cuisine and price range, or Trolley Hop it ! You can choose your atmosphere and type of food, and Loud or romantic and quiet. I am real impressed with what Frankfort Avenue has to offer ! You can't miss this! Walk shop and est and enjoy surroundings or just observe!

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Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Lots of interesting shops and restaurants many of which are independent. A good way to spend an afternoon or morning.

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