Destination guide

The historic area of Owensboro awaits your stay

Come and experience Owensboro and its history, architecture and entertainment. This city's riverfront, sporting events and opera houses draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Owensboro

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Owensboro a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ellis Park Race Course (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)
  • Ruby Moon Vineyard & Winery (29.2 mi / 47 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Owensboro

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Owensboro is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smothers Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Western Kentucky Botanical Garden (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Legion Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Ben Hawes State Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Yellow Creek Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Panther Creek Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Owensboro

Fly into Owensboro, KY (OWB-Owensboro-Daviess County Regional), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Evansville, IN (EVV-Evansville Regional), which is 29.4 mi (47.3 km) away.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Owensboro?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Owensboro. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • John James Audubon State Park: 27 vacation rentals
  • University of Southern Indiana: 28 vacation rentals
  • Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area: 25 vacation rentals
  • Birdseye: 26 vacation rentals
  • 1935 Santa Statue: 16 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Owensboro listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Owensboro?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 6 Houses in Owensboro. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Owensboro include:

    Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Owensboro?

    Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 4 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Owensboro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.