Destination guide

Friendly St. Matthews will entice you

Experience the unique character of St. Matthews with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its sporting events and shopping. Muhammad Ali Center and Churchill Downs are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around St. Matthews

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes St. Matthews a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Louisville Zoo (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Louisville Mega Cavern (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kentucky Kingdom (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Long Run Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Brooks Hill Winery (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Maplehurst Golf Course (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of St. Matthews

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, St. Matthews is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seneca Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Cherokee Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Louisville Champions Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • E P Tom Sawyer State Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Skyview Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Louisville Waterfront Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)

Transportation to and around St. Matthews

Fly into Louisville, KY (LOU-Bowman Field), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Louisville, KY (SDF-Louisville Intl.), which is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away.

Where to stay around St. Matthews?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 596 vacation rentals near St. Matthews. From 409 Houses to 4 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near St. Matthews for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to St. Matthews?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in St. Matthews:

  • Downtown: 126 vacation rentals
  • Highlands: 64 vacation rentals
  • East Market District: 75 vacation rentals
  • Old Louisville: 113 vacation rentals
  • Germantown: 77 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in St. Matthews?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 409 Houses in St. Matthews. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in St. Matthews include:

  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in St. Matthews?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 42 vacation rentals with pool available in St. Matthews. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.