10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kentucky, USA - Updated 2023


Kentucky is widely known for its bourbon and thoroughbred racing tracks. Beyond these, it offers diverse attractions ranging from natural parks to historical landmarks which will be of interest to many visitors. The Kentucky Derby is the state’s most prestigious event, attracting thousands of tourists every year who are keen on enjoying heart-stopping horse races. Mammoth Cave National Park, the world’s longest cave system, is Kentucky’s top natural attraction. Other major nature attractions include Daniel Boone National Forest, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and Natural Bridge State Resort Park. Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Muhammad Ali Center are two must-visit stops for those interested in the state’s history. Planning a visit and on the hunt for great rentals? Read on for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Kentucky, USA.

1. The River's Edge Oasis, Louisville (from USD 249)

This polished house in Louisville features sweeping vistas with its stunning location right on a riverbank. Featuring a chic vibe with contemporary decor, the property provides two living rooms, one bedroom and a fully stocked kitchen. One of the living rooms directly overlooks the river, providing the perfect setting to savour water views.

The property has been furnished with ample amenities including Wi-Fi, a flatscreen and air-conditioning. A small balcony is also accessible, boasting a barbecue grill for cookouts.

The River's Edge Oasis, close to downtown
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
125 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful light and views on the riverfront homey and comfortable space with modern amenities
this beautiful and cozy house is just as described and shown in photos
used both pull out beds and slept comfortably - plenty of linens for each
clean and well kept
very clean well kept together
it was clean warm and cozy
the place was very clean and well stocked
everything was sparkling clean
james is an excellent host
james was great replied to all our questions very quickly and was very accommodating
i would highly recommend the property and james as a host
james was responsive and seemed interested in ensuring our stay was nice
very quick to reply and helpful with recommendations of things to do and places to eat
very special location
loved the location and the environment that this location provided
wonderful location a pleasure spending time in this beautiful house
amazing stay at river house great location and easy access
and a five minute drive took us to thurman-hutchins park for a lovely morning walk near the river
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2. Studio barn apartment, Lexington

Switch off from the city routine and enjoy a peaceful break in this apartment set on a private farm. The decor is elegant and equine-themed, matching its surroundings. Self-contained and fully private, the rental unit offers a studio layout that comprises a kitchenette, a dinette and plenty of sleeping space. With a queen and a sofa bed, it can sleep up to three guests.

Additionally, the property offers plenty of amenities including a large flatscreen, coffee maker, Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. The farm also offers 12 ac (4.8 ha) of lush wooded grounds dotted with beautiful meadows and hiking trails. A picnic area is available for outdoor meals, and animal lovers are free to interact with the farm’s goats and horses.

Stay with our horses and goats on a private farm
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
220 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 3 Guests

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the "apartment" is absolutely 100% functional cute and most importantly spotless
the apartment is tidy homey and just the right fit for a 3 night stay
the bed is super comfortable
very clean and comfortable
a quiet clean cozy charming place to stay
pleasant clean beautiful comfortable
very nice quiet clean - communicated well
the apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
host is very responsive
host was responsive and helpful
friendly animals and great open spaces
jan is a great welcoming host
jan was an attentive and responsive host and any questions i had were answered promptly
the location was perfection
this location was absolutely lovely
the location is perfect for exploring lexington and surrounding area
this is a great place to stay and very close to lexington
the location from lexington and peaceful surroundings were nice
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3. Creekview Farm, Bardstown (from USD 122)

Located just outside downtown Bardstown, this rental property is located on a hillside horse farm. Here, you will be surrounded by sprawling lush meadows where the nearby horses graze.

The home comes with a living room, along with two bedrooms for four guests. A well-equipped kitchen is also provided. The front porch set up with patio furniture is the perfect place to spend peaceful evenings. Guests are also free to roam the farm, except for the horse fields. Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning and free parking make your stay extra convenient.

Creekview Farm: Bourbon, Horses, and Sunsets
Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
369 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning internet and kitchen appliances all worked perfectly (the three essentials to a good stay
the whole place has plenty of space and plenty of comfortable touches
plenty of room and a great kitchen
very clean and comfortable
incredibly clean and thoughtfully appointed
the space is clean and accurately described
the interior is clean and stylish
the place is spotlessly clean and freshly decorated
the hosts were friendly and accommodating
is a wonderful host
hosts were great about responding to any questions or concerns we had quickly
and alyson are superior hosts
the nicest host you could hope for
nice relaxing spot close to bardstown
great house and location
great farm location near the trail
great location just a short drive into town
plus the farm location gives anyone the true kentucky experience
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4. Maw’s Kentucky Farm, Columbia

Ideal for a cosy getaway, this cabin with traditional wooden interiors is set within a large working farm in rural Columbia. Furnished with charming rustic-style decor, the property offers a living room with a sofa bed, a full kitchen and one bedroom. A front porch is accessible, as well.

Guests are free to explore the farm which comes with ample hiking terrain as well as a lake where guests can fish. Other major amenities offered include Wi-Fi, a smart TV and central air-conditioning.

Cozy Kentucky Farm Cabin
Columbia, Kentucky, United States
122 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning/heat worked great
space was much larger than expected and all of the treats for breakfast were amazing
wifi and streaming services were excellent
we loved the fully equipped kitchen
wonderful farm stay with horses chickens geese and fishing pond very cozy cabin
clean and safe property
the cabin was clean and cozy
it was very clean and organized
the unit itself was immaculately clean and inviting
very relaxing clean and serene
pam and ron were amazing hosts
additionally we thoroughly enjoyed the fresh eggs and bread that the host provided
pam and her husband were great hosts
people hosts pam and ron are also friendly and responsive to emails and questions
:) the hosts were very welcoming and the scenery was beautiful
it’s a great quiet little place to get away
we enjoyed the private walk to the top of the hill on the property very peaceful up there
glad that we found pam's place and will come back again
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5. Bourbon Country Cabin, Mount Eden

Set in the heart of Bourbon Country in Mount Eden, this cabin is situated within a private wooded estate, offering an opportunity to spend time amid lush nature. The home features a loft-style design and offers a living room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped eat-in kitchen and one bedroom. It can host up to four guests in total.

A well-furnished front patio provides ample space to relax in the beautiful surroundings, featuring lounge furniture, a fire pit and barbecue equipment. Guests can also enjoy a range of conveniences indoors, including Wi-Fi, TV with cable, and air-conditioning.

Bourbon Country Cabin
Mount Eden, Kentucky, United States
323 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was the perfect spot for a brief winter retreat it’s very cozy and the land is beautiful
kitchen was well stocked for cooking and the wood-burning fireplace was perfect for a cold night
very clean and accommodating
it was clean and cozy
the cabin was very clean and cozy
the cabin was veeeeeeeerrrrryyyyyy clean and neat
quiet comfortable clean and easy to get to
directions were very helpful
james & erin were wonderful hosts
james & erin were amazing hosts
amazing hosts perfect getaway spot
the hosts were really nice and helpful
nice location trails and dogs
super cute cabin that’s close to many distilleries and local restaurants
overall best getaway location
an incredible cabin in a beautiful location
we were looking for a place to get away in the best socially distanced location as possible
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6. Dixie Mtn. Hideout, Burnside

Tucked away amid woods overlooking verdant rolling hills, this snug log cabin is perfect for a mountain getaway. The home features a large living space with a high ceiling, a full kitchen and two bedrooms for five guests. Wi-Fi, free parking and air-conditioning are just some of its convenient amenities.

A front porch and a yard with a fire pit offer space to savour the outdoors. In terms of location, the property is located around 10 mi (16 km) from downtown Somerset and 5 mi (8 km) to General Burnside State Park.

Dixie Mtn. Hideout
Burnside, Kentucky, United States
241 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very private with a lot of kitchen amenities for those who like to cook
the cabin is cozy and the views are amazing
we had a great long weekend in the mountains the cabin was comfortable and the views were beautiful
what a wonderful getaway the view is insane and the cabin is so cozy
the home is cozy well laid out for hanging out and enjoying views of nature
very clean and quiet
very clean and roomy
the place was clean and well kept
the cabin is beautiful clean and comfortable
quaint and cozy clean and tidy peaceful and serene
the hosts were very responsive
brian and charlotte were excellent hosts their home is absolutely beautiful and their communication and hospitality was top notch
the owners have even laid out snacks which is a very nice touch
close to great hiking
the location was great too
great location that is remote but not too far from town
close to everything but felt so remote and peaceful
not far from town and close to great hiking locations
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7. Refined historic house, Covington

Beautifully appointed, this house in Covington dates back to 1895 and provides graceful interiors that have retained several original features such as stained glass windows, wooden floorings, a wooden staircase and patterned wainscoting.

Suitable for up to eight guests, the house is spread over two floors and comes with three bedrooms, a fully stocked eat-in kitchen and a living space. Outside, a front porch arranged with seating and barbecue equipment is accessible. The property is conveniently located within a short five-minute drive to Downtown Cincinnati.

Historic Covington Home
Covington, Kentucky, United States
384 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi ac and heat worked great
the very large rooms allowed everyone to relax and visit
this house was hard to leave… it was so comfortable and made our trip 10x better
loved the space and the kitchen was a nice size
the upstairs bed in the room we stayed was very comfortable
the house was impeccably clean
simply beautiful and very clean
reed's place was very well set up clean and extremely comfortable
the house was clean comfy and perfect for our family
reed's place is super clean comfortable and had everything we needed
reed was a wonderful host
great host and great space
great host with a beautiful house
reed was a very nice host and it was a smooth self check-in
an awesome vacation with an awesome house and host
excellent location very well kept house excellent communication
the value is incredible and close to all we wanted to do in cincinnati
comfortable furnishings and a location that's close to all that covington has to offer
the family loved it and it was close to many ohio and kentucky attractions
this house is a wonderful place to stay
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8. Modern loft retreat on flower farm, Scottsville (from USD 123)

Stay in a welcoming retreat surrounded by beautiful flower fields and lush meadows with this option located on a huge farm. This private loft set above the hosts’ garage is a stylish and spacious home suitable for up to five guests. It features an open living space that includes an elegant seating area with a sofa bed, a fully functional kitchen and a breakfast bar. A bedroom adjoins this area, boasting two beds.

For outdoor relaxation, a private front porch with chairs is provided. The house offers all essential conveniences including fibre optic internet, central air-conditioning and smart TV with streaming services.

Flower Farm Modern Loft Retreat - Mammoth Cave
Scottsville, Kentucky, United States
180 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
beautiful and clean stay highly recommend
the place was perfect clean and had everything a traveler would want
owner was so welcoming and answered a couple of questions very quickly
hosts were gracious and responsive
michelle is a great host
great hosts and accommodations in beautiful area
an absolutely beautiful place to stay host was kind and very welcoming
the loft was super cute and a great place to stay
michelle’s place is absolutely beautiful
perfect place to relax
we enjoyed an evening and morning walk through the farm enjoying all the stillness quiet and beautiful scenery
wow this place is so beautiful
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9. Crouse’s North Ninety Lake House, Dixon

The idyllic beauty of this cabin set right by a small lake will take your breath away. Located within a forested estate surrounded by woods, this secluded lake house ensures a tranquil setting par excellence. The property offers two levels, boasting two bedrooms, a full kitchen, a dining space and a living room. In all, it can accommodate up to six guests.

Its outdoor spaces include a front porch, a back deck and a deck on the upper floor, featuring amenities such as a hot tub and barbecue facilities. Guests are also free to access the walking trails on the estate and to fish in its two lakes.

Crouse’s North Ninety Lake House
Dixon, Kentucky, United States
175 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
secluded and beautiful great amenities and lots of room to spread out
everything was clean and comfortable
the cabin was very clean and absolutely beautiful
great place to stay clean and very quiet
the place is clean comfortable and spacious
the cabin was very clean and we felt safe and comfortable
linda was such a gracious host
linda was the perfect host
linda was a wonderful host
the owner was very kind and helpful
linda was a wonderful host and very responsive to messages
excellent location i highly recommend this place
linda’s cabin is the perfect getaway location
it was nice to know there was someone somewhat close to help if i had a major problem
there is a small grocery store close by which was nice to have
the fishing and hot tub were such a fun bonus the marathon station in dixon has live worms
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10. Cozy riverside cottage, Bowling Green

Enjoy a restful retreat in this tasteful cabin located alongside the banks of the Barren River. Thoughtfully designed to offer ample space for relaxing, it comes with one main living room with a fireplace, a second living room and a patio. The space also has a fully equipped kitchen and a dining room overlooking the river.

Two bedrooms and a sofa bed are equipped to accommodate up to eight guests. Outdoors, the large backyard is set right by the river and the front porch offers great views of the surroundings.

Cozy Cabin on Barren River - Near Mammoth Cave
Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
27 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the dining room was great as well
we enjoyed many tasty meals in the beautiful dining room that is full of windows
i also liked how each room had a very specific function
very clean stylish and thoughtful
the house was incredibly clean and well kept
very clean and unique spot would 100% recommend
house was very clean and nice i would love to stay here again
the house was very well organized and clean
sara was super helpful and a great host dogs loved the area too
what a wonderful cabin on the river the hosts had the cabin decorated wonderfully for our christmas stay
just an all around amazing place with amazing hosts
this is a lovely comfortable and relaxing place to spent time away
it was an easy drive to mammoth cave national park
we recommend to anyone visiting bowling green or someone wanting a place to unwind
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Enjoy a peaceful retreat in Kentucky

Kentucky makes for a fascinating destination whether you are a history buff or a racing fan. Whether you want to be around nature or nearby attractions, these Airbnb vacation rentals around the area will surely make your stay worthwhile.

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