Destination guide

The riverside setting of Downtown Louisville is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Downtown Louisville. This city's riverfront, sporting events and restaurants draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Muhammad Ali Center and Louisville Slugger Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown Louisville

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Downtown Louisville has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kentucky Kingdom (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Louisville Zoo (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Louisville Mega Cavern (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Brooks Hill Winery (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Maplehurst Golf Course (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Louisville

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Louisville is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Louisville Waterfront Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Falls of the Ohio Wildlife Conservation Area (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Louisville Champions Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Ulmer Stadium (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Trager Stadium (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Downtown Louisville

Fly into Louisville, KY (SDF-Louisville Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Louisville, KY (LOU-Bowman Field), which is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 95 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 31 Houses to 27 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown?

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 Downtown:

  • Highlands: 65 vacation rentals
  • East Market District: 41 vacation rentals
  • Old Louisville: 77 vacation rentals
  • Germantown: 76 vacation rentals
  • Cherokee Triangle: 104 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kentucky International Convention Center: 625 vacation rentals
  • Fourth Street Live: 626 vacation rentals
  • KFC Yum Center: 627 vacation rentals
  • 21c Museum Hotel: 625 vacation rentals
  • Louisville Slugger Field: 627 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 31 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Studios: 27 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 59 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 87 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.