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“Great to drive by.....”

Ranked #41 of 171 things to do in Louisville
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Fairfield, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great to drive by.....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

Home of the Original Comfy Cow!! This street has a lot to just drive by and look at..... if you are pressed for time, just drive through it all and you will get the feel of it. It didn't look like something we would enjoy with a four year old, so a drive by was good enough and gave us great entertainment! Very neat area!

Visited August 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Quaint little shops and restaurants for two miles”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

Frankfort Avenue in Louisville from Mellwood Avenue to Stilz is about two miles long and is chock full of small restaurants, pubs, antique stores, etc. Parking can sometimes be challenging but it is well worth the visit! Its cousin, Bardstown Road from Trevilian Way northward to Baxter Avenue at Highland Avenue extending to Lexington Road is another three mile stretch of similar restaurants and oddball shops including several bicycle shops and a small mall with a theater, the Mid-City Mall.

Visited August 2013
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Florida
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43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Essential Louisville”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Frankfort Avenue and its cousin, Bardstown Road are not physically impressive places. They are narrow streets with an odd mixture of mostly old buildings that have been put to a a variety of uses by creative entrepreneurs. Parking is not too hard and strolling is pleasant. Louisville is a town that seems to seriously support unique, quirky, and excellent little restaurants. On Hurstborne Road one can see the carcasses of big chain restaurants that came to Louisville to die. On Frankfort Avenue you will find little gems like Cafe Classico which is one of a kind. Louisville has few big attractions but it has countless dozens of little oddball joints. They are full of locals who have learned to love living in our weird little city.

Visited July 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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263 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“A great place to live”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

We live off Frankfort Avenue and love our neighborhood with its big homes. The last Friday of the month trolley rides are free and you can get on or off up and down the street. We can walk to many restaurants and shopping. There are parking problems and at times traffic is bumper-to-bumper.

Visited July 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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242 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Up and coming happening”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

Crescent Hill seems to be coming more alive each year. There are a good variety of excellent restaurants, ice cream shoppe, coffee houses, pubs, vintage clothes shops and other stores to have fun in. There is a trolley at the last Friday of the month but there is plenty of parking up the 2-1/2 mile area. Drive around the surrounding neighborhoods and see old historical homes.

Visited July 2013
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