Location, location, location.  Situated on the scenic Ohio River and located in Bluegrass country, Louisville sits at the crossroads of Midwestern and Southern cultures.  A city known for “the fastest two minutes in sports” and musical flair, Louisville is an ideal setting for the NCSL Legislative Summit.  And it’s closer than you think!  With its central location, Louisville is one of the most accessible cities in the United States.

Come Early, Stay Late!

There is so much to see and do in Louisville and the surrounding area.  Special savings have been offered to NCSL Legislative Summit attendees for pre/post stay activities.  Make your plans today.  Questions?  Contact us for personal assistance.

Air Travel

Just seven minutes from downtown, the Louisville International Airport hosts nearly 100 flights per day. Special discounts have been arranged for NCSL attendees for travel to Louisville.  To make reservations, contact Andavo Travel, the official travel agency of NCSL, at 800-825-3283 or 303-694-4344 from 7 am to 6 pm (MDT). 

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Car Rental

Need a car for your visit?  Downtown Louisville is compact and walkable, but after sessions conclude you may want to take a drive through the Kentucky countryside or visit Mammoth Cave.  Discounted car rental rates are available to NCSL attendees with Enterprise.  Save 5% when you book at our Louisville International Airport location and surrounding branches.  Reserve online at or call 800-847-3722.  When making your reservation, enter the account code 58B2077 and LOU as the password.  

Looking for the perfect parking spot?  Download a PDF of our downtown parking map prior to arriving in Louisville.  


Public Transportation

The Greater Louisville area offers the efficient and easy Transit Authority of River City (TARC), with service throughout the day and evening.  TARC  also operates the historic trolleys.  New for NCSL's event, guests can enjoy free trolley rides on all routes throughout downtown Louisville. View the trolley map.

Louie-Link Skywalk System

The Louis-Link Skywalk System connects the Convention Center to the Marriott Louisville Downtown to Fourth Street Live…. all in the sky!  The Hyatt and Galt House also are connected! This innovative systems allows you to get to Louisville’s most popular attractions without dealing with traffic, cabs or shuttles.  See the map.

Staying in Louisville

NCSL has negotiated rates and reserved rooms at nine unique hotels in downtown Louisville!  Access to hotels for the Legislative Summit is available once you have completed your badge registration.    Select the link below that best describes you for detailed Registration and Housing information:



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