Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Jefferson County, US 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 private pools. Prices start at $61 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Jefferson County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Jefferson County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Jefferson County with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Jefferson County

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jefferson County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Atlantis Waterpark (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Churchill Downs (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Kentucky Kingdom (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Louisville Zoo (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Bluegrass Indoor Karting (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Jefferson County

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jefferson County is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Riverfront Plaza Belvedere (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Big Four Bridge (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Louisville Waterfront Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Cherokee Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Louisville Mega Cavern (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Iroquois Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jefferson County

Fly into Louisville Intl. Airport (SDF), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Louisville, KY (LOU-Bowman Field), which is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in Jefferson County?

From lavish houses to simple log cabins, Vrbo has properties to match every taste and budget. Pack your bags and check out these top vacation rentals in Jefferson County:

  • "2 Living Rooms, Derby, Parking": If you're after somewhere in Louisville with 3 bedrooms and plenty of charm, consider this escape. Amenities include a stovetop and a microwave oven.
  • "A Cozy Cottage Near The Heart Of All Louisville Attractions": Located in Cloverleaf, this popular getaway has 1 bedroom and plenty of handy amenities. A nearby zoo and a living room are among them.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Jefferson County?

For a memorable experience, book a tiny house rental in Jefferson County. A word of caution though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the temptation to move into one of these pint-sized pads will be tough to resist!

  • Escape from the world and disappear to "Charming Tiny House On The Kentucky River". This retreat in Harrodsburg packs plenty of conveniences into its small space, such as a free nearby fitness center and off-street parking options.
  • "Tiny House Near Louisville" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as a TV and towels. Located in Hillview, you'll be able to live large in this small but nicely designed home.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Jefferson County?

You bet! From simple hideaways to upmarket escapes, you'll find an extensive range of log cabins to rent in or near Jefferson County. If the great outdoors is calling, you'll love these options:

  • "Quaint Lakefront Log Cabin": Enjoy a few days relaxing and unwinding at this fantastic vacation home nestled in nature. When you've recharged, enjoy water skiing or fishing, which are some of the best activities in this area.
  • "Historically Registered 1847 Log Cabin": Stay in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or try some of the fun activities nearby, such as cycling and hiking and biking. The choice is all yours around here.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Jefferson County?

Pressed for time but eager to get away? A weekend escape will be just what you need. Book a few nights at one of these top-rated rentals and get ready to feel revitalized when Monday rolls around:

  • "The River's Edge Oasis. . . Relax And Unwind. . . Casual Luxury" - Located in Louisville, there's loads of fantastic stuff to see and do close to this rental property. Handy extras like an oven and shopping are the cherries on top!
  • "Historic Old Louisville" - This is another great choice offering all the things that make up a fab weekend away. You'll have access to cable/satellite TV services and nearby museums at this Old Louisville rental.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Jefferson County?

If you want someplace a little more personal than a standard hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in Jefferson County. Whip up a snack in your kitchenette, read a book on the lounge and feel totally at home. Here are some of our cute and cozy cribs:

  • Sleep, eat, relax with friends ... Do it all from the compact yet cleverly designed single space at "A Cozy Cottage Near The Heart Of All Louisville Attractions". Located in Cloverleaf, a free nearby fitness center and heating are among this property's amenities.
  • Full of character and promising more privacy than a large hotel, "The River's Edge Oasis. . . Relax And Unwind. . . Casual Luxury" is another great pick. It's located in Louisville and comes with a porch and a fireplace.

Can I find short term rentals in Jefferson County?

With Vrbo's awesome range of short-term rentals in Jefferson County, it's easy to find a place that's a perfect match. Whether you're looking for somewhere to chill on your own or to get together with your friends, these options are tough to beat:

  • Located near the heart of Louisville, "The River's Edge Oasis. . . Relax And Unwind. . . Casual Luxury" is ideal for a short-term stay. Set up camp here and get out and explore all the top attractions around the area.
  • "Historic Old Louisville" also rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. Spend a couple of days at this property in Old Louisville and see why it's so popular with many travelers.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Jefferson County?

Whether you've been paired up for a few months, a year or an eternity, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to keep the flames of love burning. If you're searching for the ideal place to spend a couple of days with your favorite person, you'll be wooed by these retreats:

  • Channel your inner Casanova at "2 Living Rooms, Derby, Parking". This Louisville property is custom-made for romance, with amenities like winery tours and shopping facilities to help set the mood.
  • Another appealing option is "A Cozy Cottage Near The Heart Of All Louisville Attractions" in Cloverleaf. Enjoy amenities here including daily housekeeping services and a swimming pool, as well as each other's company.

Are there mansions for rent in Jefferson County?

Whether you're in search of somewhere spacious and luxurious for a family get-together, a reunion with your oldest friends or a huge birthday bash, we've got mansions for rent in Jefferson County to suit everyone. Below are a couple that we know will knock your socks off:

  • Unpack your bags, settle in and take advantage of all the amazing things on offer at "Unique Apartment In East Wing Of Mansion" in Cherokee Triangle. Top-end amenities here include a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, take your vacation up a notch by arranging a stay at "Bourbon Mansion 3 Story" in Highlands Douglass. Golf and a separate dining area are among the highlights of this palatial pad.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Jefferson County?

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring along your nearest and dearest, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in Jefferson County that are designed for large groups, starting with these sprawling stunners:

  • "Spacious 6bedroom /2. 5 Bath In Highlands": Featuring 6 bedrooms, this large vacation rental in Wellington has plenty of room for the whole gang. Amenities like a kitchen and off-street parking options will keep everyone in your group happy.
  • "Luxury Highlands Spectacular Sky Deck": This retreat in Highlands Douglass has 6 bedrooms, so don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list. A kitchen and a water park are some of its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Jefferson County?

Take your pick and hop right in. Here are a few exceptional house rentals in Jefferson County where life is better by the pool:

  • Book a stay at "Charming Highlands Carriage House - 2 Beds", where the first thing on your itinerary should be pool time. This escape is located in Belknap and features a range of family-friendly amenities, including free toiletries and a microwave oven.
  • Jump out of bed and enjoy an early morning dip at "Historic, Luxury House In Prime Location" in Cherokee Triangle. A porch and childrens activities are just two of the many amenities at this equally impressive option.

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