Destination guide

The historic city of Bardstown awaits you

Enjoy the area's festivals, history and cathedral and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Bardstown. This city's local tours, hiking and museums draw many visitors. 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 Bardstown

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bardstown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barton 1792 Distillery (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Bluegrass Speedway (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Cedar-Fil Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Woodlawn Springs Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bardstown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Bardstown is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Lincoln Homestead State Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Taylorsville Lake State Park (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Elizabethtown City Park (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Elizabethtown Nature Park (22.3 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Freeman Lake Park (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bardstown

The nearest airport is in Louisville, KY (SDF-Louisville Intl.), located 30.5 mi (49 km) from the city center. 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 31.1 mi (50 km) away.

Where to stay around Bardstown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 29 vacation rentals near Bardstown. From 6 Cabins to 13 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bardstown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Barton 1792 Distillery: 50 vacation rentals
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park: 52 vacation rentals
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park Golf Course: 52 vacation rentals
  • Bourbon Heritage Center: 53 vacation rentals
  • Bluegrass Speedway: 31 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bardstown 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 Cabins in Bardstown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 6 Cabins in Bardstown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bardstown include:

  • Houses: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bardstown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Bardstown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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