Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Kentucky, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 106 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Kentucky. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.

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Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Kentucky

Take a holiday to Kentucky and enjoy the area's live music, museums and theatre scene. This city's restaurants, shopping and sporting events draw many visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Kentucky Horse Park, KFC Yum Center or Creation Museum. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Kentucky

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kentucky a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Equus Run Vineyard & Winery (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • The Kentucky Castle (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Keeneland Racing Course (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Elk Creek Vineyards (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Prodigy Vineyards & Winery (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kentucky

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Kentucky is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kentucky Horse Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Masterson Station Park (18.7 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Taylorsville Lake State Park (23.7 mi / 38.2 km)
  • Taylorsville Lake (24.2 mi / 39 km)
  • Yuko-En on the Elkhorn Garden (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Arboretum (23.8 mi / 38.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kentucky

Fly into Louisville International Airport (SDF), the closest airport, located 47.2 mi (75.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass), which is 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Maysville Station, South Portsmouth–South Shore Station and Ashland Transportation Center are the main stations in the area.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Kentucky?

Teeny in size but large in character, tiny houses offer a unique and unforgettable holiday experience. If you're interested in staying in one of these cosy little homes, look at these tiny house holiday rentals in or near Kentucky:

  • Secure some time away at "Charming Tiny House On The Kentucky River" and make the most of amenities such as a garden and a firepit. This adorable little escape is roughly 25 miles to the west of Kentucky.
  • "Cabin - Tiny House @ Cierra Acres" is ideally positioned for adventure. It comes with conveniences including a nearby waterfront and a barbecue grill and is around north to the north of Kentucky.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Kentucky?

There's something appealing about stowing away in a log cabin where it's only you, a few pals and Mother Nature. Leave behind the busyness of the big city and get away to one of these sanctuaries in Kentucky:

  • "Big Rock Log Cabin, Beside Natural Bridge" in Pine Ridge proves you don't need to sleep in a tent to immerse yourself in nature. Forget about camping and enjoy this cabin's comforts, such as free WiFi and games.
  • Plonk yourself down at "Hot Tub And Wifi - Family Log Cabin". Annnnd breathe. This property in Manchester is the place to leave the world behind. An oven and games make it feel even homier.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Kentucky?

Clock off on Friday and then completely forget about those sales targets and spreadsheets. You can look forward to a few days of R&R — with some adventure on the side — at one of these wonderful weekend getaways in Kentucky:

  • "2 Living Rooms, Derby, Parking" in Louisville is a terrific choice if you love the great outdoors. Plan a visit to a few of the area's best nature attractions, like Floyd's Fork and Taylorsville Lake, or try some fun activities. Mountain biking and golf are among your options.
  • Alternatively, spend your break at "The Barn At Deva's Farm: Haute Blue Grass" in The South. Here, you'll be in the ideal position to explore Williamstown Lake and Hopewell Museum. There are plenty of fun activities to keep you active too, including kayaking and horse riding.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Kentucky?

Studio apartments are often smaller in size, but it's difficult to beat their central locations and penny-pinching price tags. Whether you're travelling solo or there's just the two of you, consider one of these sought-after studio apartments in Kentucky:

  • Sleep, eat, chill out ... Do it all from the compact yet cleverly designed single room space at "A Cosy Cottage Near The Heart Of All Louisville Attractions". Located in Cloverleaf, free toiletries and beach towels are among the conveniences here.
  • Start your day with a hot coffee and some freshly cooked pancakes at "My Happy Place Near Ark Encounter". This The South getaway has all the conveniences you need to make your stay comfortable, including a washing machine and a stovetop.

Can I find short term rentals in Kentucky?

If you're short on time but have itchy feet, there are plenty of short-term properties in Kentucky where you can spend a couple of days seeing the sights. Here are just two escapes where you can satisfy your wanderlust:

  • "2 Living Rooms, Derby, Parking" in Louisville is an awesome place to base yourself if you love sightseeing. Settle in here and you'll be surrounded by epic sights including Louisville Zoo.
  • Another traveller favourite is "The Barn At Deva's Farm: Haute Blue Grass" in Bourbon County. After dropping off your bags and settling in, venture out for a spot of sightseeing. Fresenius Medical Care at Harrison County Hospital is one thing to see around here.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Kentucky?

A romantic weekend getaway in Kentucky is sure to reignite your passion. Scatter some rose petals, take your love by the hand and get set to let the sparks fly at one of these escapes:

  • Catch up on quality time and sweet snuggles at "Luxurious 2bedroom /2bath With Outdoor Courtyard And Garage In Downtown Bardstown" in Bardstown. A dining table and air conditioning are just two of the nice touches on offer here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "Shipping Container Cabin". A firepit and a dining table add to the idyllic atmosphere of this property in Manchester.

Are there mansions for rent in Kentucky?

Forget lining up at the hotel breakfast buffet or battling it out for a spot in the sauna during your holiday. Round up your favourite people and seriously upgrade your getaway by booking one of these mansions for rent in Kentucky:

  • Spend a few nights or longer living the good life at "Historic Mansion In Downtown Lexington" in Northside District. Beauty services and a fireplace are just a couple of the quality amenities you'll have at your fingertips here.
  • Alternatively, step your holiday up a notch by reserving a stay at "Unique Apartment In East Wing Of Mansion" in Cherokee Triangle. A fireplace and beauty services are among the many highlights of these palatial digs.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Kentucky?

No matter the time of year, Downtown Louisville is a superb place to rent a house for a weekend in Kentucky. Visit big-name attractions, check out some of the city's fine eateries or just enjoy relaxing somewhere different. Another top city to consider is West Main Historic District.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Kentucky?

When it comes to planning a holiday, we think the more people the merrier. If you're in search of a property with enough space to fit your entire crew, one of these large group holiday rentals in Kentucky will be just the ticket:

  • "Loft On Market | 10+beds | Great For Groups | 5 Miles From Dtown Louisville": With 4 bedrooms, everyone can RSVP "yes" to you at this exceptional getaway in New Albany. A kitchen and a water park are among the amenities offered here.
  • "Log Cabin Lodge Overlooking Ohio River Near Creation Museum And Arc Encounter": Located in Union, this option has 4 bedrooms and is another favourite for a get-together with loved ones. There's a whole lot to keep guests comfortable and content, such as a kitchen and a nearby river.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in Kentucky?

Whether you're planning a trip away with a large family group, a big birthday party or even a wedding, Vrbo will help you find your perfect escape. Gather your best buddies and take a look at these large holiday rentals in Kentucky:

  • "Cliffview Lodge - 16 Bedroom Lodge At Cliffview Resort": With 16 bedrooms sleeping up to 64 people, this holiday property in Manchester has all the room you need. A water view and a kitchen are a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Breathtaking Villa, Stunning Ocean": Send out your invites and stay at this impressive retreat in Manuel Antonio. It has 8 bedrooms and can house up to 30 guests. Amenities here include a fireplace and a swimming pool.

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