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Harry and Judy's RV Trip
6th Jun 2015 - Summer 2015
Day 6-June 6, 2015-To Louisville and more GO BATS!!!

Day 6-June 6, 2015-To Louisville, KY

Drove 178 miles in 3-1/2 hours north on I-65.  Warm again, about 85.  It was really hard finding a campground in Louisville, a big city, but I found a KOA in Clarksville, IN, right over the bridge over the Ohio River separating Louisville and IN.  Lots of construction in this area and it took us a while to find the campground which is right in the middle of an industrial area and you’d miss it if you weren’t looking for it.  Seems it’s the only campground within 45 minutes of Louisville-this one is 15 minutes to Churchchill Downs and 10 minutes to the ball game, perfect for us.  It’s just on gravel but it fits our needs-we’ll probably be away most of the day anyway.  We keep switching from Eastern Time to Central Time (we’re back in Eastern time now but over the bridge is Central) so it’s hard to know what time it is.  Which wouldn’t matter except we have a baseball game tonight and instead of starting at 7:05 like all the other teams this one starts at 6:05, which makes for more confusion.  But we got there OK.  It’s at Louisville Slugger Field, one of the top ten minor league fields in the US and it’s really nice.  The home team Louisville Bats lost to the Buffalo Bisons 11-6.  It really was quite a slaughter.  But fun to watch.  The mascot, Buddy the bat, was very entertaining.  Sun was in our faces the entire game on the first base line but seats were great.  Second row over the dugout.

Game got out early (because it started an hour early) so we drove through downtown Louisville with crazy construction and traffic and then went to Jeffersonville, IN right near our campground.  Nice little town right on the Ohio River where they were showing a movie (Maleficent) on the Riverstage for the kids.  They blocked the street off and also had some vendors under the bridge which was lit and really pretty.  Looks like a nice place to live.

Next: Day 7-June 7, 2015-Churchill Downs
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Diary Photos

Louisville Slugger Field


Buddy the bat

Bridge between IN and KY

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