Discover a selection of 55 vacation rentals in Bardstown, KY that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $129 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Bardstown. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Bardstown

Come and experience Bardstown and its festivals, history and cathedral. Renowned for its local tours, hiking and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Bardstown

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bardstown a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Rosewood Golf & Country Club (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Bluegrass Speedway (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Shaq & Coco (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • At Mary's (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bardstown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Bardstown is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Taylorsville Lake (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Taylorsville Lake State Park (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Freeman Lake Park (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)
  • Elizabethtown Sports Park (25.1 mi / 40.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bardstown

The nearest airport is in Louisville Intl. Airport (SDF), located 30.1 mi (48.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Louisville, KY (LOU-Bowman Field), which is 30.6 mi (49.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Bardstown?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your bags and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Bardstown:

  • Around 1 mile from the center of Bardstown, you'll want to keep coming back to "Luxurious 2bedroom /2bath With Outdoor Courtyard And Garage In Downtown Bardstown". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including a kitchen and an ice maker.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Downtown Bourbon Black Swan House". Located around 1 mile from the heart of Bardstown, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with WiFi and a washing machine.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Bardstown?

Get far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Bardstown. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend precious time with the family, we'll have something to suit your needs. Here are some of our most popular options:

  • "Foster And 5th / 3 Bedroom Downtown Historical Colonial" is around 1 mile north of Bardstown and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the useful amenities here, including a TV and a fridge.
  • Alternatively, pack a few clothes into a suitcase and head for "Hayjac House - Perfect Downtown Location". This great getaway is around 1 mile north of Bardstown and comes with towels and coffee and tea making facilities.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Bardstown?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with your surroundings and your nights kicking back in your comfy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Bardstown will tick all the boxes:

  • After a day filled with outdoor exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Bourbon Trail Cottage". A kitchenette and air conditioning are just two of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Luxurious Suite With Garden On Court Square Downtown" is another terrific choice, providing all you could need for a great Bardstown retreat. Convenient amenities here include a fridge and a nearby laundromat.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Bardstown?

Whether you're looking for a simple cabin or a house to fit the whole family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these escapes in or near Bardstown:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "Newly Remodeled, Grigsby House In Historic Bardstown" is a fantastic choice. It's close to the center of Bardstown, so you'll have easy access to lots of attractions.
  • Alternatively, book a couple of nights at "Carriage View #1". This comfy, conveniently located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Bardstown?

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Bardstown that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Around 1 mile from Bardstown, "Luxurious 2bedroom /2bath With Outdoor Courtyard And Garage In Downtown Bardstown" is a perfect place for doting couples. Shopping facilities and air conditioning are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "Downtown Bourbon Black Swan House" is another wonderful option that'll woo you. It's about 1 mile from Bardstown and comes with a fireplace and a firepit.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Bardstown?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Bardstown and spend your time splashing about. Just don't forget your inflatable swan:

  • Pack your swimming gear and take your gang to "Downtown Bourbon Black Swan House". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • "Hayjac House - Perfect Downtown Location" is the type of place you go to escape the everyday and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A dishwasher and towels are also on hand to make your visit a memorable one.

Curious what the weather is like in Bardstown? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're after more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Bardstown vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Bardstown?

Privacy, comfort and space are key to any successful family escape, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Bardstown offer the perfect solution. Check out these for starters:

  • Make special vacation memories at "Beautiful 4 Bed/2 Bath; Bourbon Trail". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people, this spacious family retreat is located 1 mile east of Bardstown. There are lots of amenities to take advantage of here, such as a fridge and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Another wonderful option is "Explore The Kentucky Bourbon Trail". It's approximately 12 miles south of Bardstown, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. A microwave oven and nearby birdwatching activities are just a couple of the conveniences on offer here.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Bardstown?

Often situated in sought-after positions due to their smaller size, a one-bedroom vacation rental is the perfect solution if it's just the two of you. Here's a taste of our range in or near Bardstown:

  • Check into "Luxurious Suite With Garden On Court Square Downtown" for a couple of days. This one-bedroom vacation property comes with a garden and a restaurant dining guide and is close to all the action of the center.
  • Or perhaps "Stay In A Historic Early 1800s Guest House" is a better match. Another conveniently located one-bedroom option, this place has an electric car charging station, a kitchen and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Bardstown?

At Vrbo, we've got properties in or near Bardstown to suit everyone's needs. Here are some top two-bedroom options for you to consider:

  • With a garden and a kitchen, "Luxurious 2bedroom /2bath With Outdoor Courtyard And Garage In Downtown Bardstown" has everything you need for a superb stay. Unpack your luggage and then head out and explore your new surroundings.
  • "Hayjac House - Perfect Downtown Location" is another popular two-bedroom option in the Bardstown area. It offers amenities like a garden and a kitchen.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Bardstown?

You could easily fit a small crowd into the three-bedroom getaways available on Vrbo. If you're traveling with your family, check out these options in or near Bardstown:

  • It's obvious why "Downtown Bourbon Black Swan House" is a top choice for many travelers. This sizable retreat comes with a firepit and a fireplace and makes vacationing with family or friends a breeze.
  • Alternatively, check out the roomy and relaxing vacation property that is "Foster And 5th / 3 Bedroom Downtown Historical Colonial". Stretch out with your crew and take advantage of its many conveniences, including a kitchen and off-street parking options.