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Historic Frankfort Avenue

Louisville, KY 40206
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The Volksmarch starts at YMCA

Ask for the "walk box" at the YMCA counter -- 6.1 mile walk is a great way to get a feeling for the... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2014
kansasrod
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OSKALOOSA
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Nothing there to see.

Don't go to Frankfort Ave. It's a waste of time. Most places are closed down. And the one's that... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2014
kathleenk388
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Glendale Heights, Illinois
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Reviewed December 31, 2014

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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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.

Thank kathleenk388
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.

1  Thank wit1nes
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...More

2  Thank Roger L
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.

3  Thank JeanineBky
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...More

1  Thank Infieldhats
Reviewed October 6, 2014

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

1  Thank Bones6t
Reviewed September 13, 2014

You won't want to miss dining at least one meal along Frankfort Avenue! Google all the great restaurants, dessert and coffee spots, and stroll. Whether along the sidewalk or the water company reservoir mayors-mile track. It's old, historic, filled with shop, restaurants and culture.

5  Thank Sherri M
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We couldn't decide on Volare, Varenese, or Porchini. Varenese won! It was spectacular! Getting to Frankfort Ave. was not easy but we found it using GPS. We loved the "neighborhood" feel of it.

3  Thank Valerie M
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Louisville is an interesting city with many historic neighborhoods. Frankfort Ave. is quiet, filled with local stores, and an interesting area to explore. If you like architecture, it is fun to look at the buildings and homes. There are shade trees, benches, and outdoor cafes....More

1  Thank RPWORLD
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Pam B
Where should I park to walk the Avenue? First timer! Thanks!
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Response from Clancy W | Reviewed this property |
This is late because I didn't see this but off Vernon Avenue in the Clifton area is good! Sorry for the delay.
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Anne C
Is this a tour? How do you take it and what does it cost?
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