Kentucky is a US state that boasts a rich history and a beautiful landscape which is the setting for a great variety of outdoor activities. It is home to the longest cave systems in the world, the Mammoth Cave National Park. With over 500 miles of developed trails, this state is perfect for hikers. The comforts that you find at the vacation homes in Kentucky make you feel like you are at home. They offer more privacy than a hotel, without compromising on any of the modern facilities.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Kentucky
Properties can be narrowed down based on the amenities they offer. Above, you can see the number of rentals that offer a specific amenity in Kentucky. Kentucky is the right spot to book an accommodation if you want a rental with a pool or you travel with your pet, as the most frequently offered features are "Pool" and "Pets allowed." You can even look for accommodations if you need a crib for your baby (3,981 rentals include "Crib" in Kentucky) or if you'd like to have a fenced-in yard (299 rentals in Kentucky include "Fenced").
Price and Availability Index in Kentucky
Vacation Rental Price Information in Kentucky
This graph displays average prices of the vacation rentals and holiday apartments located in Kentucky. Kentucky is more expensive in May (5/18 – 5/25), where prices are on average $305 a night. Kentucky is cheaper in a week of November (11/2 – 11/9), where prices are on average $213 a night.
Rental availability information in Kentucky
This graph shows the vacation rental availability rate for the next twelve months. The week with the highest booking rate is in November (11/2 – 11/9). Only 8% of the rentals are still available. The week with the highest percentage of available rentals is in March (3/2 – 3/9).
The Weather in Kentucky
Check out the climate diagram for Kentucky. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 86° However, temperatures can go lower than 23° in Kentucky in January. The rainiest month is May while the driest month is November.
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Delicious dishes to eat in Kentucky
You cannot say you have vacationed in Kentucky if you haven’t tried the most iconic dish of this state, Fried Chicken. No one does crispy and tender fried chicken like this state, after all, it is called Kentucky Fried Chicken for a reason. Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg is best known for its fried chicken, Kentucky country ham and cheese grits.
You can also try the ‘Hot Brown’, which is an open face turkey sandwich topped with bacon and Mornay sauce. If you are more of a dessert person, then you should definitely try the Stack Cakes, a dessert made of thick pancakes stacked one on top of the other with fried fruit or jam in between the pancakes.
Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky, a fantastic destination for you, your family and friends. Be sure to visit the Louisville Mega Cavern during your Kentucky vacation. This underground paradise is ideal for those who love adventure and adrenaline and want to try the thrilling underground zip line. If you rent a vacation rental in Louisville in the summertime, don't miss the Lights under Louisville, a fascinating light show that captivates all the tourists in town. Then make a stop at Cherokee Park, which is located downtown, for a picnic amidst the greenery. Don't also miss Frankfort, which, despite being the capital of Kentucky, is only the fifth largest city in the state, but is definitely worth a visit. In particular, if you plan to explore the nightlife as well, stop by the Downtown district with its many bars and restaurants. A great destination is also Lexington, also known as "the kingdom of horses" for its wide green spaces and numerous horse racetracks. If, on the other hand, you are in Kentucky passing through during your holiday in the United States, what will be your next stop? Perhaps St.Louis in Illinois or Virginia, from where you can coast along the Ocean to New York.
As you will experience firsthand, Kentucky is a land of bewitching nature that will bewitch you with its colors, from the green of the prairies to the deep blue of the many waterways. Appreciate these idyllic landscapes, perhaps on a horseback ride. Thanks to your Kentucky vacation home, you will be able to try your hand at hiking and nature walks.
If you love rural locations, rent your vacation home in City Park or simply visit the farm in Hodgeville, where President Lincoln was born.
But most of all, visit Mammoth Cave National Park, a network of underground caves that stretches more than 400 kilometers and has yet to be fully explored.
With holiday homes in the United States you will experience an unforgettable stay and look forward to booking for next year! If we've put the flea in your ear, check out vacation rentals on the West Coast, in California and in Washington State.
National parks in Kentucky
Kentucky is well-known for its natural beauty and offers you plenty of opportunities to go hiking. The Daniel Boone National Forest is located just southeast of Lexington. When you are there check out the Natural Bridge – a 75ft wide and 65ft high naturally created sandstone arch. This park is characterized by its cliffs, steep woody slopes and narrow ravines.
The Cumberland Gap National Historic Park offers cascading waterfalls and dense forests as well as picturesque panoramas. This national park provides you with the opportunity to get a close and look at the Appalachians. When you are hiking through this park visit the Hensley Settlement to get a glimpse of how an old township might of looked.
Annual festivals in Kentucky
The state is famous all over the world for the Kentucky Derby Festival, which is much more than just a horse race. This festival lasts for a few weeks and there many activities abd events including hot air balloon and steamboat races, celebrity events, marathons and fireworks.
The International Bar-B-Q Festival is an annual food festival that is held in Owensboro every second weekend in May. Visit this festival to try different barbecued meats such as burgoo, mutton and chicken. This festival is not only limited to food however, there are musical performances and square dancing as well.
Information about vacation rentals in Kentucky
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||18,182 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 68%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$64|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Pets allowed and Hot tub|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||2,980 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||8,365 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price per night for a vacation rental in Kentucky?
The price of a night's stay in Kentucky starts at $64. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $443 per night. A cabin Kentucky will cost $293 per night on average.
How many vacation homes are available for booking in Kentucky?
There are 18,182 vacation rentals from 14 providers in Kentucky.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Kentucky?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Kentucky, others search for homes with these amenities: Pool, Pets allowed and Hot tub.
How many vacation homes with pools are there in Kentucky?
Kentucky has 8,365 Hotel room and Motel available for renting.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Kentucky?
If you are traveling with a dog in Kentucky - 16% of vacation rentals allow pets.
What's the best month to travel to Kentucky?
July and August are typically the warmest months in Kentucky with temperatures around 86 °F. The coldest months in Kentucky are January and February, with 23 °F on average.
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