|Relocating to Louisville? You've made a smart choice! Louisville is all about quality of life - affordable housing - short commute times - lots of things to do - including a park around every corner!
If you're new to town, here is a checklist of places to go and things you'll need to do to get settled in:
New2Lou is a social organization designed as a resource for transplants to Louisville, who are looking to meet people, try new places and connect to the community. New2Lou hosts a social at a local businesses, where people mingle and meet other newcomers, as well as locals who provide insiders’ information to make the transition to Louisville a smooth one. In addition, New2Lou provides an online community where we actively post community news, information about upcoming events, and insiders’ tips that is invaluable to people new to the city.
"Most Livable City in America" (large-city category) by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
One of the “Best Foodie Getaways Around the World” by Zagat restaurant digest.
One of the "Top 10 Cities for Affordable Vacations" by Livability.com
U.S. News & World Report ranks Louisville 7th Best Place to Retire for under $40,000 a year
"Most Livable U.S. Cities for Workers" WomenCo.com
Top 25 for Forbes "Best Bank For Buck" Cities
"Top 20 Southeast U.S. Tourist Attractions" Southeast Tourism Society
One of the "Cities to Watch" Smarter Cities environmentalsurvey
Named one of "100 Safest Cities in America" FreeBackgroundChecksUSA.com
2012 - 1st Best Digital City in a population class of 250,000 Government Technology
10 Best Cities for Commuters Kiplinger's Personal FinanceMagazine