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If you want to experience some nice southern hospitality, spend your next vacation in Louisville. Kentucky's largest city, Louisville, can be located along the Ohio River and sharing borders with the state of Indiana. The city has a population of over 760,000 inhabitants, making it in the top 30 largest cities in the United States. Louisville is also notorious for its racetrack, the Churchill Downs, where every year they host the world-famous Kentucky Derby, a horse race that can be dated back to 1875. The city takes its name after King Louis XVI of France and was founded in 1778, making it one of the oldest cities in the country. However, history is not the only thing you will be able to enjoy while visiting this city. Louisville is also known for its professional sports teams, art museums, and the nature trails that surround the city. Overall, this city will provide you with more options than you can imagine and just a short walk away from any vacation rentals.About the vacation rentals
Being the largest city in the state of Kentucky, Louisville has numerous options when it comes to rental properties. Depending on your liking, you could find a tranquil property located in the outskirts of the city or a vacation rental in the city center to enjoy the bustling lifestyle of Louisville. Many of the properties come with a pool, jacuzzi or even a terrace to enjoy the sunnier days. Whichever option you decide to go for, you will not regret visiting this astonishing city full of history.
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What to do and how to get there
Being the largest city in Kentucky, Louisville can be easily reached from many locations and with plenty of choices when it comes to means of transportation. The largest and nearest airport to Louisville is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport, which is located just outside the outskirts of the city. However, if you wish to drive from another place, its central location is quite ideal. You will be able to reach Louisville with just a short drive from Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana and Illinois. Whether you wish to go by bus, train, car or plane, you will find that the journey is quite comfortable and convenient. Once you arrive in Louisville, you will be mesmerized by the number of activities you can partake in. From spending your day visiting historical landmarks and museums to catching a professional MLB game, the options are endless.Where to eat in Louisville
While on vacation in Louisville, do not miss out on trying some typical soul food and southern cuisine. Enjoy a delicious brunch at The Café which is located in Paristown, here you will find one of the best breakfast joints surrounded by the chic decor and an expansive menu. Do not miss out on the house famous Benedectine Spread. Not many people might know this but Louisville is where Pulled Pork was invented. Head over to Feast BBQ to try one of the tastiest and most traditional Pulled Pork you will ever have in your life. To complete your southern food experience, check out Against the Grain Brewery for some local beers and the Kentucky famous Burgoo.
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Being one of the oldest cities in the United States, there is a lot to discover for history buffs. Your first stop should be the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum. This Victorian-style mansion can be found right in the center of Old Louisville on the St. James Court. Being one of the most popular landmarks in the city, the Conrad-Caldwell House is also a prime example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. The next stop of your historical tour should be at the Historic Locust Grove. This landmark was built in 1792 and hosted many inspirational people throughout the years. The three stories brick Georgian house has now become a National Historic Landmark. To learn more about the science history of Louisville and scroll through some archives, head to the Louisville Tower Park. Between dated pictures, artifacts and more, visitors will be able to learn about the groundbreaking research in water science and engineering made in this institution.Louisville for sports lovers
Enjoy your day out and about in Louisville with some unique outdoor activities. The first place to check out is the Louisville Mega Cavern, known as the world’s largest underground bicycle park. However, you will also be able to find a zip line course and ropes challenge course. On the other hand, another choice could be renting out cruiser bicycles or a Segway and ride across Waterfront Park while admiring the Ohio River.
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This museum is the official tour provider for the world-famous Churchill Downs horse track. In the museum, you will be able to immerse yourself in a 360-degree experience of the history of this event. From videos to interactive permanent exhibits, this location is ideal for everyone.2. Churchill Downs
Once you have visited the museum, might as well see where the real action happens. The Churchill Down is a stunning racetrack that was built in 1875 and has been the home of the Kentucky Derby ever since. If you are lucky, you might experience catching a race yourself.3. Angel’s Envy Distillery
Located in the city center of Louisville, this distillery is a local gem. After enjoying downtown, head on over here to visit the first fully operational whiskey production facility of the city and learn a thing or two about the trade.4. Evan Williams Bourbon Experience
Everyone has heard of the Evan Williams brand, but not many have gotten the chance to try it straight from the source. Located in the historic "Whiskey Row" of the city, this venue will allow you to take tours and have an educational tasting.5. Muhammed Ali Center
Dedicated to a boxing legend, you will find this museum straight in the heart of Louisville’s historic downtown area. This cultural attraction provides you with 2 floors full of award-winning exhibits, documentaries, Civil Rights era media footage, and much more.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Louisville
We can see from our data that Louisville has an average price of $346.75 per night, a relatively high one under the cities in the USA.
After analyzing our data from last year, the months that allow you to save the most in Louisville are January, December and November, with average prices of $281.12, $286.11, and $300.1, respectively.
When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Louisville, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, May, October and July, with average prices per night of $409.78, $384.39, and $376.85, respectively.
If you decide to put Louisville on your bucket list, we recommend planning your travels well in advance because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 68% of rentals booked in the year 2020.
In 2020, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Louisville were January, April and May, with average availabilities of 50.5%, 41.5%, and 40.2%, respectively.
The accommodations in Louisville reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 24.6%. The second most requested month is October, with 25.4%, and the third is November with 25.75%.
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