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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Discover a vacation home fitting your needs among the 18,944 fantastic rentals from more than 13 providers in Kentucky. Each of the vacation rentals from the different providers are instantaneously compared by our algorithm , allowing you to save up to 38%.
Top-Rated Rentals and Accommodations in Kentucky
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Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi
Stay connected while traveling and book a Kentucky accommodation with high-speed internet.
Vacation Rentals With Fireplaces
Get warm and cozy on cold winter nights in Kentucky by booking a vacation home with a fireplace.
Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
Cook up a feast on your next vacation and book a Kentucky rental with full kitchen.
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 can't imagine a vacation without internet or you never miss an episode of your favorite show, as the most frequently offered features are "Internet" and "TV." You can even look for accommodations if you enjoy soaking in the hot tub (423 rentals include "Hot tub" in Kentucky) or if you love sweating the stress away in saunas (127 rentals in Kentucky include "Sauna").
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 October (10/7 - 10/14), where prices are on average $332 a night. Kentucky is cheaper in a week of January (1/28 - 2/4), where prices are on average $176 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 January (1/7 - 1/14). Only 78% of the rentals are still available. The week with the highest percentage of available rentals is in May (5/27 - 6/3).
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.
7-Day Weather Forecast in Kentucky
Accommodations for your vacation in Kentucky
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many holiday rentals are available to book in Kentucky?
There are 18,944 vacation houses in Kentucky to browse and rent for your upcoming trip.
What amenities are most popular for holiday homes in Kentucky?
If you're looking to book a holiday rental in Kentucky, the most popular amenities are: Internet, TV and Pool.
How many How many holiday homes are in Kentucky?
Kentucky has 18,944 House rental and Apartment rental on offer to book.
Are dogs allowed in vacation rentals in Kentucky?
In case if you are traveling with a dog in Kentucky - 14% of vacation homes allow pets.
What are the best months to travel to Kentucky?
July and August are usually 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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