Louisville, KY Moving Tips & Services
A charming city with strong traditions and cutting-edge amenities, Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky and home to more than 250,000 residents. Geographically located in the central-northern part of Kentucky, Louisville is split down the middle by the Ohio River. Louisville experiences four distinct seasons that brings spring showers, humid summers, colorful autumn trees, and snow to cover the landscape during the winter months. And if the gorgeous weather and beautiful scenery isn’t enough to convince you to move, the city has numerous large events that bring thousands of tourists each year. Unofficially nicknamed ‘The Derby City’ for hosting the first of three races for the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing at Churchill Downs Racetrack, Louisville is also home to the University of Louisville and one of the largest firework shows in the United States. As residents, you’ll also be able to enjoy world-class cuisines and a vibrant arts culture to keep you occupied in your free time. All of this comes with a rich history, with roots in riverboat travel, horse racing, and bourbon, which give Louisville its unique character. Don’t wait any longer; reserve your one-way moving truck rental to Louisville today!
Information for Moving to and Living in Louisville, Kentucky
Whether you are moving to Louisville for schooling, transferring jobs or relocating for better living, we are committed to helping you make a trouble-free move into the city. Located right in the city, we have over 30 locations staffed with professionals who are ready to help you when you need it. Here is some useful information for both moving to and living in Louisville.
- Neighborhoods – As the only first class city in Kentucky, Louisville has a wide array of options for you to choose from. A popular neighborhood is the Highlands, with close access to shopping and other amenities. For a more suburban feel, St. Matthews is a popular destination. Old Louisville is a popular choice for students due to the affordable housing and proximity to the university. There is also the Central Business District, or Downtown Louisville which combines the charms of historic buildings contrasted against modern skyscrapers.
- Interstates – Louisville is unique in that traffic reports and local residents refer to the interstates by name and not by number. I-264 is called the Watterson Expressway, the I-265 in Louisville is known as the Gene Snyder Freeway, and I-265 in Indiana is the Lee Hamilton Highway. On that note, the Kennedy Interchange is the intersection if I-64, I-65, and I-71. This area has also been known as Spaghetti Junction for the large volume of traffic during the day; plan your moving route accordingly and try to seek alternative routes.
- Fourth Street Live – As the name states, located on Fourth Street in downtown Louisville, this is a prime spot for dining and local entertainment. Since you will be new to the city, go meet some locals and take a trip down to Fourth Street.
- Kentucky Derby – Hosted annually on the first Saturday in May, the Kentucky Derby brings thousands of tourists to be what many consider as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” Even if horse racing isn’t for you, there is a two-week long festival full of different events and activities that you and your loved ones can enjoy.
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