Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Downtown Louisville is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home 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 trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Downtown Louisville

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Louisville

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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 near Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 119 holiday rentals near Downtown. From 31 Houses to 79 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Butchertown: 58 holiday homes
  • Crescent Hill: 64 holiday homes
  • Old Louisville: 89 holiday homes
  • Cherokee Triangle: 129 holiday homes
  • Germantown: 87 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • 21c Museum Hotel: 693 holiday rentals
  • Actors Theatre of Louisville: 697 holiday rentals
  • Starks Court Shopping Center: 698 holiday rentals
  • Evan Williams Bourbon Experience: 700 holiday rentals
  • Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft: 695 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 79 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 52 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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