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Stay in these unique vacation spots for a new experience

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Kentucky is known for some of its more unique vacation spots (see our “Only One Kentucky” section to learn about Kentucky attractions you won’t find anywhere else in the world), so how about a different kind of lodging experience next time you travel? Something out-of-the-ordinary to make your trips more interesting, not just the “standard” corner hotel or motel?

Look no further than the unique lodging of Kentucky. Here are some appealing ideas to add to your itinerary:

  • Get outside the city and think outside of the box with a trek to a secluded mountain cabin tucked away in the trees of the Appalachian Mountains of eastern Kentucky.
  • Check in to resort hotels offering themed rooms for kids and adults alike, ranging from caves to pirate ships. 
  • Find the perfect spot for girlfriend spa getaways or weekend business retreats.
  • Experience Kentucky mountain vacations in rustic and romantic mountain cabins where you can explore the area on horseback, hike a trail or simply enjoy the solitude.
  • Visit Kentucky's beautiful wine country where you are bound to come upon a lodge in a postcard-worthy setting.

In short, there are plenty of unique lodging experiences to choose from for your next trip to the Bluegrass State. Whether you are spending the night or a weekend, there are plenty of exotic places here in KY.

These novel accommodations in some unusual destinations are ideal KY lodging whether with family, friends or business associates. No matter what your budget is, you’re likely to find vacation rentals with historic charm, photo-worthy views, an eclectic vibe or attractions near your desired destination with plenty of options for activities during the day.

Use the search below to find unique vacation spots and accommodations for great getaways – for weeklong family vacations, romantic couples retreats or weekend girlfriend spa getaways. Whether you book a place today or just search for fun inspiration and ideas, these accommodations are destinations in themselves. Start planning your visit now and be our guest!

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Northern Kentucky River Region Bardstown, KY
6 rooms. A captivating experience! Come "spend time" in jail and unlock an adventure in history. Whether you sleep in the elegant Victorian room, soak in a jacuzzi in the 1819...
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes Parkers Lake, KY
The house was constructed in 1973. It is an original Rondesic design, an early Deltec home. It is built on the side of a hill, resting on a steel frame the house is suspended...
Caves, Lakes & Corvettes Nancy, KY
Lee’s Ford Marina Resort is your complete vacation complex on Lake Cumberland's Fishing Creek, four miles west of Somerset. A few motel rooms, cabins, restau...


Northern Kentucky River Region Shelbyville, KY
Great rental for folks visiting family or friends for the holidays or those visiting Shelbyville for the first time. This 1,250 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bath loft includes a l...
Northern Kentucky River Region Goshen, KY
Experience a unique and luxurious stay on the grounds of Hermitage. The 19th century farm estate is perfectly blended with 21st century sensibilities, boasting an aura of both...
Bluegrass Region Rabbit Hash, KY
Located in the downtown district of historic Rabbit Hash, the Old Hashienda is a rustic inn that offers nightly accommodations but limited availability. The Hashienda is achar...
Northern Kentucky River Region Brandenburg , KY
Otter Creek Retreat, located in Meade County, between Brandenburg and Muldraugh is a charming place to gather with friends, and share your love of quilting, rug hook...
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Kentuckys Southern Shorelines Bee Spring, KY No other place comes close to Pine Paradise!  We sleep up to 48 people and have more than enough fun and activities for everyone in your g...
Bourbon, Horses & History Perryville, KY
In need of a relaxing getaway? Come chill out on the 2-story deck of The Retreat, overlooking the tranquil Chaplain River. The building, a fully rehabilitated Civil War era ov...
Bourbon, Horses & History Stanford, KY
The rooms at St. Asaph are housed on the second floor of the historic St. Asaph hotel on Main Street. The building historically served downtown Stanford, and the rooms are pre...
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