Best Romantic Getaways in Kentucky


I think at this point we are all ready for a getaway, and what better than a romantic weekend, or full week, away while still staying close to home. 

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Look here for options in the city or country, big or small, expensive or on a budget.  Whatever your needs, you will find some great options here!


Romantic Getaways in Kentucky Key:

🛀 Hot tub and/or jacuzzi tub

🔥 Fireplace or firepit 

⛰️ Mountain view

🌊 Water view

💲 Generally under $100/night


We selected these particular romantic getaways in Kentucky based on various criteria. Use the key to see why! Maybe you want to cozy up in front of a fire or enjoy a glass of wine together on a deck with an amazing mountain view. Maybe being close to the water is your idea of a romantic getaway. 

Also, we know that our readers have a wide variety of budgets. So, we have an icon for places that seem to run rates under $100/night. If you are choosing a romantic getaway in Kentucky, you don’t need a big rental. That keeps the costs low!

And, when we head out for one of these romantic getaways in Kentucky, we want to get there! So, less driving is good! We have organized the locations by distance from Louisville so you can decide just how far you want to drive to get to your location. 

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Within an Hour of Louisville

Cabin in LaGrange 🛀 🔥 Super convenient to get to, wonderful backyard, rustic feel since it’s a revived 1940s cabin, and yes…a hot tub! All romantic getaways in Kentucky should have hot tubs. 

Entire House in Louisville 🛀 🔥 💲 WOW! OK, so is this really one of the romantic getaways in Kentucky? Sometimes, it’s better not to spend all of the time on the road and just “get away” nearby. You don’t have to go far to find a great spot. Cooking dinner together is very romantic and this kitchen would be a perfect spot! 

Bourbon Country Cabin 🔥 Walk in the trails and along the creek while staying here on 80 acres of private woodlands. Spiral staircase to open loft with queen bed and a firepit just off of the patio. 

Within 2 hours of Louisville

Sage & Cedar 🛀 🔥 – Immerse yourselves in the woods in this gorgeous cabin near Red River Gorge, decorated without anything left untouched. The loft bedroom is just beautiful with the view out of the windows and separate deck right off the bedroom, modern but rustic. 

Whole house in Hebron  🛀 🔥 Enjoy so much space together in this gorgeous home. Relax on the deck or in their wonderful master bathroom. Special comforts when on romantic getaways in Kentucky. 

Wildwood Cabin – Red River Gorge  🛀 🔥 ⛰️ The authentic romantic cabin getaway! Spend your days hiking and taking in the majestic views of Red River Gorge and relax in the hot tub! 

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Treehouse Cabin in Columbia  💲 Your kids are not the only ones that like a treehouse! Oh, this is so quaint and cozy. Just disconnect! It is a totally unique spot just waiting for you to enjoy it. 

Cabin in Hustonville  🔥 💲 Secluded and charming. I just love this cabin! The smell of the cedar wood and the sound of rain on the metal roof, that is romantic.

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Waterfront Cabin – Red River Gorge  🔥 💲 Right along a creek in the heart of Red River Gorge and it’s a new (2019) cabin. The inside is so cozy! 

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Cozy Cabin on the Water  🌊 💲 Fish together, sit by the firepit near the water in the evening. Picnic, fish, and relax at this tranquil cabin. Maybe you will be lucky enough to get a sunset like this one. 

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Red River Cabin  🌊 💲 This cabin sits right on a hill on the river. You can walk out of your bedroom to a patio and enjoy your morning coffee and conversation. There’s separate deck for dining or sipping wine together while listening to the river go by!

Within 3 hours of Louisville

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Tiny House Country Retreat   🌊 💲 Retreat from the business of life to a tiny cabin on a pretty pond for one of hopefully many romantic getaways in Kentucky.  Very private and secluded for a quiet romantic getaway. 

Yatesville Lake Large Cabin  🔥 ⛰️ This cabin has everything romantic getaways in Kentucky should have (in my opinion!!) – the view, near a lake, that wonderful cabin look and feel, a great porch, fire pit, hot tub with TV to watch. It’s a wow!

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Secluded Cabin in East Bernstadt  🛀 🔥 ⛰️ Secluded amongst the pine trees and set up high upon the hill, enjoy your time together on the deck taking in the sights and sounds. Cozy up in the oversized hot tub and enjoy a glass of wine!

romantic getaways in Kentucky

Scenic Mountain Getaway – Tennessee border 🛀 🔥 ⛰️ This cabin is so inviting and warm and you will have quick access to outdoor activities to enjoy together. But, don’t worry, when you come back you will have all of the comforts for relaxation and unwinding. 


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