2 Best Houseboats For Rent In Kentucky, USA - Updated 2023


What comes to mind when you hear Kentucky? For most, it’s the horses and the bourbon. Unforgettable memories do start with them, but there is so much more to this exciting state. Kentucky also houses rich cultural sites that offer attractions for everyone, from families to couples and lone travelers. One of the top destinations here is the city of Lexington. It boasts beautiful parks, springs, and mystic caves that will leave you in awe. For those who love the excitement of the big cities, Louisville is the place to be. This city in Kentucky is famous for its marinas, dining options, and nightlife. But if you’re after a unique and memorable experience, consider touring Kentucky on a houseboat. Read on and check out our list of best houseboats for rent in Kentucky, USA.

1. Charming houseboat for eight people - Dayton, Kentucky

Stay in this beautiful houseboat right on the Ohio River and spend your mornings gazing at breathtaking views of the coast. This rental is spacious and contains three fully furnished bedrooms to sleep up to eight adults. There are two bathrooms with full showers and essentials.

You can also rest assured that you won’t have to leave its comfort for food. The kitchen comes with cooking basics for you to prepare your own meals. If you love watching sunsets, you can head to the deck or sit on the second level of the houseboat for picturesque views.

TAKE FIVE - houseboat at the marina
Dayton, Kentucky, United States
29 reviews  Wifi Available
Houseboat 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of space comfy beds fantastic amenities and anything you need is provided to you
very cool place to stay clean and cozy
kind people in the are
they are friendly fun extremely thoughtful hosts
very accommodating and wonderful experience
great location and space and the owners and staff at the marina were very helpful
bathroom use should be limited but owner had boat was very close to marina with very nice bathrooms
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2. Luxurious houseboat in Louisville

For travelers celebrating a special occasion like birthdays or bachelorette parties, an overnight stay in this houseboat in Louisville guarantees a memorable and unique experience. It’s a fully furnished accommodation, with five bedrooms where 12 guests can have a well-rested night. Two pristine bathrooms, a galley kitchen, and an expansive dining room that seats eight people are only some of its features.

At night, guests can take advantage of the hot tub on the party deck and have some champagne from the bar. And if you’re up for exploring, there are tons of shopping outlets and restaurants near the marina.

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
9 reviews
Houseboat 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
linda and larry are gracious hosts who truly enjoy going above and beyond for their guests
linda & larry were amazing hosts and i've never felt more pampered at an air bnb before
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Unique stays in Kentucky

If there is one place you’ll love visiting, it is Kentucky. There’s just so much in this stunning state that will leave you in excitement. Lexington, Louisville, Augusta, Frankfort, Danford, and Bardstown are only a few of the destinations in the state that promise you a one-for-the-books experience. For a complete journey, a houseboat stay is a must. Check out our recommendations above.

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