Destination guide

Historical Old Louisville will entice you

Take a holiday to Old Louisville and enjoy the area's history, live music and architecture. Renowned for its university setting, basketball games and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Muhammad Ali Center and Churchill Downs are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Old Louisville

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Old Louisville a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kentucky Kingdom (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Louisville Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Louisville Mega Cavern (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Brooks Hill Winery (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Maplehurst Golf Course (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Old Louisville

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Old Louisville is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ulmer Stadium (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Trager Stadium (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Louisville Waterfront Park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Falls of the Ohio Wildlife Conservation Area (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cherokee Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Old Louisville

The nearest airport is in Louisville, KY (SDF-Louisville Intl.), located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Louisville, KY (LOU-Bowman Field), which is 5 mi (8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Old Louisville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 99 holiday lettings around Old Louisville. From 35 Houses to 61 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Louisville?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Old Louisville:

  • Cherokee Seneca: 87 holiday homes
  • Crescent Hill: 62 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 120 holiday homes
  • Highlands Douglass: 59 holiday homes
  • Poplar Level: 44 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Old Louisville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Old Louisville. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Asia Institute Crane House: 690 holiday lettings
  • Conrad Caldwell House: 690 holiday lettings
  • Landward House: 689 holiday lettings
  • Churchill Downs: 687 holiday lettings
  • Big Four Bridge: 692 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Old Louisville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 35 Houses in Old Louisville. Our other popular types of Old Louisville holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 53 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Old Louisville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Old Louisville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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