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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.
Vacations in Louisville
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.
Travelers and activities
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
What was the average price for a vacation rental in Louisville last year?
Last year, rentals in Louisville had an annual average price of around $347 per night.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in Louisville?
If you want to save the maximum during your vacation to Louisville, pack your bags and travel there in March ($291 per night on average), April ($316), or September ($331), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Louisville?
When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Louisville, the most expensive months are, in order of highest to lowest, May, July and November, with average prices per night of $372, $364, and $363, respectively.
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Louisville?
We recommend you to book in advance in Louisville as only 19% of the properties remain available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.
What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?
The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Louisville are August (the average amount of properties that are free reached 45% of the total last year), July (30%), and January (26%).
How many rentals does Holidu have in Louisville?
We have collected the offers from 2 different providers in Louisville, so we can provide you with around 620 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing!