Louisville is a beautiful city and largest one in Kentucky at Jefferson County. Louisville is on the Kentucky Indiana border in north central Kentucky. A Louisville metropolitan area is also known as Kentuckiana. Ohio River is very close to Louisville and hence plays a vital role in its development as a major shipping port. Louisville is situated in a flat flood plain and has hill around it. It is very interesting to know that Louisville was a swampland and it was drained to build the city as requirement grew. Many streams were diverted or canals were constructed to prevent the flooding. Louisville has four seasons and enjoys a humid subtropical climate. Severe weather is common in Louisville and has an occasional tornado. Summer in this city is humid, hot and hazy and winter is a mixture of rain, snow and sleet. Louisville also experiences some snowfall and icing but in minimum amount. Louisville was declared as 7th safest city in United States by Morgan Quitno survey of 2005. There are nearly 122 City Park in Louisville Metro area.
You can also opt in for public transportation like buses and chartered vans run by Transit Authority of River City (TARC). Buses are available in many parts of Jefferson County and downtown Louisville along with suburbs of Bullitt County and Oldham County.
Although there is a railway line in Louisville, it serves as a fright carrier only and connects interstates. Amtrak passenger train discontinued its service at Louisville so; passenger train is not available in Louisville as of now.
Comparing prices and booking a car rental online is simple in Louisville with well known suppliers like Budget, Alamo, Hertz, Thrifty, Enterprise, Dollar and Avis. You can also select the model and make of your car rental including the type such as coupes, sedans, hybrids, suv's, trucks, mini vans, convertibles and station wagons.