Host City: Louisville



AJA's host city, Louisville, is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Lousiville's singular brand of Southern hospitality, unique museum, Urban Bourbon Experience, rich culinary scene, convenience, and affordability amke it a perfect location for jail professionals to meet, learn, and re-connect with each other. AJA is excited to welcome conference attendees to Louisville.

Nestled on the banks of the Ohio River Louisville is home to many one-of-a-kind attractions including the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, the internationally known Muhammad Ali Center, and Churchill Downs--home to the Kentucky Derby. The city's history, art, public parks, museums, and architecture are all on the top of the itinerary during a visit.

In addition to being famous for its bourbon and Southern cuisine with a twist, Lousville is also the birthplace of the cheeseburger, the Mint Julep, Derby Pie, and the Hot Brown, which truly makes the city original in so many ways. From visiting city parks to shopping, attending a Louisville Bats game to diverse dining, and exploring the unique neighborhoods, Louisville is a city where anything is possible.

Check out the Louisville Bucket List for more ideas on what to do in your down time or extended stay in the city.

To design your own experience in Louisville, check out their activities for families, arts and culture, adventure, and the Urban Bourbon Experience.