Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Madison County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Madison County with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Madison County

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Madison County a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Talon Winery (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Keeneland Racing Course (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)
  • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Grimes Mill Winery (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Chrisman Mill Vineyards (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Peninsula Golf Course (22.4 mi / 36 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Madison County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Madison County is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Reba (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Herrington Lake (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Daniel Boone National Forest (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
  • Paradise Cove Aquatic Center (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Raven Run Nature Sanctuary (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Jacobson Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)

What are the top holiday rentals in Madison County?

Whether you're planning your next exciting adventure with friends or a romantic trip with your other half, one of these top holiday rentals in Madison County is sure to entice you:

  • "Wildcat Cabin Getaway Near Kentuckys Historical Attractions And State Parks": If you're searching for a comfy space in Berea, this escape won't disappoint. It offers 2 bedrooms and great amenities including a microwave oven and a fridge.
  • "Cosy Upstairs 2 Bed/1 Bath Richmond Apt Near Eku": Stay a week or so at this property in Richmond and you'll have access to a washing machine, a desk chair and more. It has 2 bedrooms to accommodate your family and friends.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Madison County holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Madison County?

Punching above its weight when it comes to character and charm, a tiny house holiday rental in Madison County puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Close down your devices and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these pocket-sized stays:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Charming Tiny House On The Kentucky River". This getaway in Harrodsburg packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as a garden and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "Cabin - Delightful 1 Bedroom Tiny House" in Vik is another superb choice. A dishwasher and a microwave oven will help make your stay here even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Madison County?

Often found in pristine natural spaces, log cabins offer a cosy escape from the fast pace of life. If you're ready to switch off and take a break, have a look at these log cabins to rent in Madison County:

  • If you want to be able to enjoy basketball and cycling while you're staying in Madison County, "Authentic, Rustic, Historic Log Cabin" in Lexington will be an excellent choice.
  • Another charming option is "4500 Sq Ft Secluded Log Cabin On 17 Acres". With fun activities including horse riding and sledding nearby, this Northern Kentucky getaway will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

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

While extended holidays to new places are incredible, there's something lovely about slipping off for a whirlwind weekend getaway. These rental properties in Madison County are perfect for just that:

  • "Quaint Home Away From Home" - Found in Richmond, this rental property offers its guests amenities like a firepit and a garden.
  • "Short Stay Substantial Service - Like Hotel - Duplex" - This is another fantastic place where you can kick back and enjoy a mini break. Take advantage of a TV, pet-friendly services and more during your stay at this Richmond property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Madison County?

Forget about the bland hotel room and choose one of our studio apartments in Madison County. Here's where you can hole up in your own digs and experience your next bucket-list destination like a local:

  • "Sunflower Suite At Nicura Ranch Horse Stables…private Suite" in Berea crams plenty of handy amenities into its single room space, such as a TV and air conditioning.
  • Start your day with a hot coffee and freshly cooked bacon and eggs at "Nice Getaway In Amboise And Sauna In T2 Near Royal Castle". This Richmond retreat has everything you need to make your stay cosy, including off-street parking options and a washing machine.

Can I find short term rentals in Madison County?

Spend a few days in a cheap and cheerful cabin or live life large in an upmarket condo. Vrbo has lots of short-term rentals for your holiday in Madison County. Take a look at these options for inspiration:

  • Stay close to the centre of Richmond and spend your days visiting the area's top sights from "Quaint Home Away From Home". Along with its convenient location, this escape has everything you need to make your visit nice and comfortable.
  • "Short Stay Substantial Service - Like Hotel - Duplex" also welcomes short-term guests. Spend a couple of relaxing days at this option in Richmond and find out why it's a favourite among many travellers.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Madison County?

When it comes to holidays, we believe the more people the merrier. If you're searching for a getaway with space to fit friends or family, one of these large group holiday rentals in Madison County will suit your style:

  • "Authentic, Rustic, Historic Log Cabin": With 6 bedrooms, everyone can join the fun at this exceptional retreat in Richmond. A fireplace and a water view are among the amenities offered here.
  • "2000 Sf Private Space Near Eku And I": You'll get your crew's nod of approval at this Lexington option which features a fireplace, a water park and more. It has 3 bedrooms that will easily house all your guests.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Madison County?

Family time is something to treasure, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Whether you're planning an adventure with the kids or catching up with friends, these large family holiday rentals in Madison County are just the spot for unforgettable get-togethers:

  • Make your family catch-up one you'll always remember fondly at "2000 Sf Apartment - Guest Suite In Private Home Near Eku And I". This Richmond property offers 3 bedrooms and can fit up to 10 guests. Nearby birdwatching activities and a toaster are just some of the amenities you'll have use of.
  • Alternatively, make "Big And Spacious. , 2 Acres, New Furniture" your getaway HQ. Located in Richmond, this escape has 4 bedrooms that accommodate up to 10 people. On-site watersports and a dishwasher will help keep the troops comfortable and happy.

When it comes to family-friendly attractions in Madison County, Old Town Fudge Factory is among the best. If you're staying anywhere around it, organise a visit and find out why it's such a hit.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Madison County?

Reserving a cabin in Madison County is an ideal way to reconnect with your nearest and dearest. Rally the troops and check out these options:

  • "Shipping Container Cabin" - Located in Stanton, this excellent retreat features convenient amenities such as a kitchenette and a TV.
  • "Cabin - Private Catch And Release Lake" - Conveniences like childrens activities and towels also make this a popular choice among families. Escape to this Russell Springs cabin and enjoy some time in the outdoors.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Madison County holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom holiday rentals in Madison County?

From cosy cabins to sprawling houses and everything in between, we've got properties in all sizes and shapes. If you don't need much room, one of our one-bedroom holiday rentals will be just the thing:

  • Bunk down for a few nights or more at "Cabin - Private Catch And Release Lake" and discover the wonders of Russell Springs. This one-bedroom retreat comes with a fireplace, a lake view and other conveniences to make your getaway as relaxing as possible.
  • Or, unpack your belongings and spend your escape at "A Cosy Cottage Near The Heart Of All Louisville Attractions". A garden and a swimming pool are just two of the many handy amenities you'll have at your fingertips at this property in Cloverleaf.