Destination guide

The lively area of Louisville awaits your stay

Come and experience Louisville and its live music, theatre scene and museums. This city's sporting events, riverfront and university setting draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Muhammad Ali Center and Louisville Slugger Museum. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Louisville

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Louisville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kentucky Kingdom (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Louisville Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Louisville Mega Cavern (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Brooks Hill Winery (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Maplehurst Golf Course (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Louisville

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Louisville. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Louisville Waterfront Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Falls of the Ohio Wildlife Conservation Area (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Louisville Champions Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Ulmer Stadium (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Trager Stadium (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Louisville

Fly into Louisville, KY (SDF-Louisville Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Louisville, KY (LOU-Bowman Field), which is 5.3 mi (8.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Louisville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 723 holiday lettings near Louisville. From 495 Houses to 28 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Louisville for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to 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 Louisville:

  • Cherokee Seneca: 87 holiday homes
  • Crescent Hill: 62 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 118 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 Louisville?

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

  • Churchill Downs: 689 holiday lettings
  • Big Four Bridge: 693 holiday lettings
  • Asia Institute Crane House: 692 holiday lettings
  • Louisville Waterfront Park: 695 holiday lettings
  • United States Marine Hospital of Louisville: 681 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around 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 Louisville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 495 Houses in Louisville. Our other popular types of Louisville holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 168 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 28 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Louisville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Louisville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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