About Louisville, KY

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We are so excited about the upcoming 2015 Sibling Leadership Network National Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky from May 30-31st. We wanted to give you a hint of what the Louisville area offers-it’s a great place to visit! We’ve included information about the conference hotel, airport transportation, area attractions, restaurants and more! 

Save the Date!About Louisville, KY:

Typical weather:

  • Average low of 62 degrees
  • Average high of 80 degrees
  • Generally humid with rainfall occasionally

Airport: Louisville International Airport: also known as Standiford Field (SDF) at 600 Terminal Drive Louisville, KY 40209 (502-367-4636)

Transport to and from the Standiford Field Airport:

  • Shuttle: galthouseshuttle.com or 502-561-4022 to make arrangements
  • $15 one way, $25 round trip per person
  • Cab: cost roughly $20-25 with tip from hotel to airport

Hotel: UPDATE! The Galt House Hotel is completely sold out during the SLN Conference. Thankfully, there are many more hotel options in Downtown Louisville. Check out these options close to the Galt House from Travel Weekly: http://www.travelweekly.com/Hotels/Louisville/Galt-House-Hotel-Suites-p4198163,Nearby-Hotels or check out these options from Air BnB: https://www.airbnb.com/s/Louisville–KY–United-States?checkin=05%2F29%2F2015&checkout=05%2F31%2F2015&source=bb&ss_id=o5uc6xrd

Galt House Hotel:  140 N 4th St Louisville, KY 40202 (800-843-4258)

  • 9 restaurants on site
  • 6 retail stores on site
  • 3rd floor conservatory
  • Wi-Fi is free in all public areas, but there is a nominal fee in guest rooms ($5.95 for basic)
  • Parking – Self-park: $12/day, valet: $18/day.

 Around Louisville:

  • Toonerville Trolley: Covers a large area of downtown Louisville with boarding in front of the Galt House Hotel. Operation hours: Mon – Sat 7:30am – 11 pm
  • TARC: the local bus system with a stop one block from the Galt House Hotel. ridetarc.org or 502-581-0100
  • Carriage Rides: available year-round. $50 for 2 people to tour downtown. louisvillehorsetrams.com or 502-581-0100/502-741-4690 (after 6pm)

Attractions and distance from hotel: