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Louisville, KY
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Play hard in Louisville

The sky’s the limit in Kentucky’s largest city, celebrated for its famous sports connections. Home of the Kentucky Derby and the Louisville Slugger baseball bat, it’s also the birthplace of beloved boxer Muhammed Ali.

But there’s more to love than just sports in this gorgeous riverside city. Louisville is a great homebase for road trips to Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace, the world’s longest cave system, and countless other fun destinations. Chances are you’ll be planning a return trip in no time.

Louisville favorites

A world-famous dining and sports destination, Louisville holds a new surprise around every corner.

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Churchill Downs

Home of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs is the nation’s premier Thoroughbred horse racing venue, and the longest continuously running sports event in America. Even if you’re not watching a race, there’s plenty to do: with a museum and historic walking tours available.

Bardstown Road

Foodies from far and wide flock to Bardstown Road, Louisville’s famous “Restaurant Row,” located in the Highlands neighborhood. With destination restaurants and one-of-a-kind shops, this area is the popular hub of Louisville’s nightlife.

The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

Baseball fans won’t want to miss this museum dedicated to the history of the Louisville Slugger, the famed baseball bat created and mass-produced in Louisville. After exploring the museum, tour the factory to see what goes into making a Louisville Slugger.

Top hosts in Louisville, KY

Joel P.

Joel P.

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1855 tripsJoined
The car ran great with no issues.
Wrench T.-
Made several unexpected changes to the trip, and Joel was more than understanding and accommodating to my situation at a moments notice.
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Hyundai Elantra 2014 — Car rental alternative in Louisville, KY
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Greg C.

Greg C.

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Great communication, maps, pictures, details; all that made this a quick and easy car rental.
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Parting with Greg for my car rental was an excellent experience.
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Rent cars in Louisville, KY

Hit the road

Louisville sits in a scenic region full of landmarks, historic sites, and idyllic parks. Whether you fancy a visit to the Bourbon capital of the world (Bardstown), the original KFC in North Corbin, or beautiful Cumberland Falls, the choice is yours. With My Old Kentucky Home and the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln not far away, Louisville offers memorable experiences for history buffs, wine connoisseurs, nature lovers, and more.

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Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin just an hour’s drive from Louisville. Today, an impressive monument stands on the site of the original cabin, but you can see a replica of both the cabin and the nearby farm where Lincoln grew up.

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave may be the world’s longest cave system, but it’s more than just a cave. With a human history dating back thousands of years, this vast national park is also a World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve. Go spelunking, hiking, or kayaking amid rolling hills and valleys.

Cincinnati, OH

Just over the Ohio border, Cincinnati is a bustling city on the banks of the beautiful Ohio River. With distinct architecture, vibrant markets and restaurants, and a wealth of museums, Cincinnati is always fun to visit.

Recent reviews

Indeya B.
Honda Civic 2017

Will definitely use him again for my next trip!

Indeya B.
Scott D.
BMW 3-Series 2019

Mark was excellent in all ways in regards to the rental of his vehicle.

Scott D.
Taylor S.
Honda Civic 2013

Easy rental for a great day in Louisville!

Taylor S.
Wrench T.
Nissan Altima 2014

The car ran great with no issues.

Wrench T.
Anh D.
BMW 3 Series 2019

Great car to experience Louisville with.

Anh D.
Adam C.
Honda Civic 2022

best host ive ever had on this app, will be using them anytime i am back in Louisville.

Adam C.
Desirae P.
Hyundai Elantra 2014

He made the rental process very simple, I’ll be renting through him again for sure

Desirae P.
Philip H.
Hyundai Sonata 2021

The car was great and Greg was a great host.

Philip H.
Tyler G.
Audi A5 2021

The car felt phenomenal, easy pickup and drop off.

Tyler G.
Marck R.
Kia Forte 2019

Great car, drove very smooth.

Marck R.

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Best Louisville driving roads

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Louisville and Nashville Turnpike

The Louisville and Nashville Turnpike is a historic toll road that winds from Lincoln’s birthplace to Bardstown, about an hour south of Louisville. With heavenly scenery and historic stops along the way, this drive is about as good as it gets.

1694 off Covered Bridge

Heading toward the Prospect neighborhood, take 42 to 329, which will turn into Covered Bridge Rd, then turn right onto 1694. After passing a golf course, this shaded, windy road takes you through the woods, past a dam, a lake, and, in certain seasons, a waterfall.

River Road

This cruise along the Ohio River sets off from the center of Louisville’s downtown museums, then meanders along the edge of waterfront parks, gardens, harbors, and horse farms. Along the way, stop at Louisville’s historic water tower.

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