Kentucky Derby RV rental packages are now in full effect at Nashville RV. The Kentucky Derby is held on the first Saturday in May (May 7th, 2016 to be exact) in Louisville KY at the Churchill Downs and is a top destination for RV renters in the country.
If you’re looking for a Midwest cultural event packed with fun-filled excitement; then look no further than the Kentucky Derby. This huge festival includes not only horse racing at it’s finest but also the largest fireworks shows in the country.
The first two weeks leading up to Derby is simply a warm up to the festivities. So, getting your tickets and seats is important if you’re going to be a part of the action. But there’s a better spot at Derby… the Infield.
Kentucky Derby RV Parking
Its best to plan ahead when setting the wheels in motion for your Derby adventure. Tickets sell out fast as do the parking spaces close to the track. Other RV parks nearby the event also sell out quickly and of course, the price for parking may be a bit higher than usual.
But, when you take into account that your rental RV includes all the amenities of home (TV, Refrigerator, Stove, Full Bathroom etc), you’ll be saving money by not having to rent a hotel room. You’ll also not need to worry about missing any of the action!
Other Things to Do At Derby
There are quite a few places that are a must visit when in Kentucky, and one of those is the Louisville Slugger Museum. The Louisville Slugger bat is manufactured here as well, and you can also get a custom bat with your name inscribed on it!
Louisville Kentucky is also home to the Muhammad Ali museum and education center that any sports enthusiast will be sure to enjoy.
Renting an RV for Derby
While the country is plodding through snow and ice and the rest of winter, Kentucky Derby RV fanatics are planning where to park; and Nashville RV has the solution. Leave us a message below about your Kentucky Derby RV rental plans and we’ll reply faster than you expect!
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Derby Directions and Maps
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Driving from St. Louis and Points West: I-264 East (from I-64E – New Albany and St. Louis): Take Exit 9 – Taylor Blvd. Turn left traveling north on Taylor Blvd. For Gate 10, turn right on Longfield Ave. For Gate 17, turn right on Central Ave.
Driving from Lexington and Points East: I-264 West (from I-64W – Lexington): Take Exit 10 -Third St./Southern Pkwy. Turn right heading north on Third St. or Southern Pkwy. to Central Ave. Turn left on Central Ave. For Gate 17, continue on Central Ave. For Gate 10, turn left at Fourth St. and bear right passing the barns.
Driving from Nashville and Points South
I-65 North or from Airport (from Nashville): Take I-264 West (Watterson Expressway) to Exit 10 – Third St./Southern Pkwy. Turn right heading north on Third St. or Southern Pkwy. to Central Ave. Turn left on Central Ave. For Gate 17, continue on Central Ave. For Gate 10, turn left at Fourth St. and bear right passing the barns.
Driving from Indianapolis, Downtown Louisville and Points North
I-65 South (from Indianapolis/Downtown Louisville): Take Exit 132 – Crittenden Drive (exit will veer to the right). Continue straight onto Crittenden Drive. Take first right at Central Ave. intersection. Continue straight on Central Ave. Track is approximately 1.6 miles from expressway.