RV Rentals - Louisville, KY
When traveling to Louisville and surrounding Kentucky attractions and you want to rent an RV for your vacation fun, come to El Monte RV in Elizabethtown. We provide excellent and personalized service to all local customers because we have gained superior expertise from operating as a nationally recognized company. We are the best in the RV business and can prove it by letting us take care of all your RV rental needs.
Elizabethtown, KY El Monte RV proudly serves its customers in Elizabethtown, Louisville, Jeffersontown, Bardstown, Radcliffe, Leitchfield, Shelbyville and surrounding communities.
Proximity to Major Airports
Louisville El Monte RV is located only 40 miles from the Louisville International Airport (SDF).
Major Events near El Monte RV, Louisville, KY
Festivals are abundant in Kentucky, and if you are visiting in September, you can enjoy all the exciting events and entertainment at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown. After you have spent a day at all the activities, such as the Backstreets of Bardstown Historical Tour or the Bootleggers & Bushwhackers Train Robbery, you can return to your RV rental to relax and laugh once again at all your adventures of the day.
Grab a little culture and history by catching the festival that celebrates new theatrical works. The Humana Festival of New American Plays captures that special magic of our contemporary American playwrights, drawing folks from all over the world. Bask in the history of the years 1765 to 1865 by experiencing 100 Years on the Ohio River. Held each September at Riverside, the first one hundred years of Louisville history are commemorated with an historical re-enactment. Other festivals you may want to see in September are the Bluegrass Balloon Festival and the Corn Island Storytelling Festival.
Many take RV vacations to Kentucky just for the Kentucky State Fair, an annual event with a world-class horse show and amazing stars such as Hank Williams Jr., Journey and Rascal Flatts performing. You can join other RV campers in a little friendly community nearby and experience all this great fair has to offer.
It’s impossible to come to Kentucky and not attend the famous Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Fans love to bring their motorhome rentals and can find an RV Park only a few blocks away. If you love golf you can attend the Louisville Sports Commission Legends Golf Tournament in Bandville Park. Two races for runners occur in March and April each year, the Triple Crown of Running - Papa John's 10 Miler and the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon. The streets are filled with participants competing from around the country.
National Parks / National Historic Sites near Louisville, KY
Visiting National Parks and historic sites in Kentucky gives you a real flavor of the state’s beauty and its colorful past. At Mammoth Cave National Park, you’ll find an RV campground so you can settle into the perfect home base for your explorations. Don’t miss the man-made cavern, Louisville Mega Cavern, where you can get a guided tour on a tram for 17 miles under Louisville. Interesting historic sites you should visit are Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing and the Thomas Edison House.
Outdoor recreation is abundant in Kentucky, and Land Between the Lakes offers hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking and much more. There are developed campgrounds with modern RV hook-ups.
National Forests near Louisville, KY provide Recreational Adventure All Year Round
Once you pick up your RV rental at El Monte in Elizabethtown, you can head east to Daniel Boone National Forest. Here you’ll discover the rugged Appalachian Mountains with forested slopes and lush valleys. You can hike, hunt and fish to your heart’s content. You can get out there and soak up some sun on any one of the three lakes – Cave Run Lake in the northeast of the state, Laurel River Lake with almost 200 miles of shoreline, and Lake Cumberland on the Cumberland River. In this National Forest, boating, camping, fishing and wildlife viewing have never been better.
State Parks / Major Lakes, Rivers and Beaches
Your RV vacation itinerary must include visiting the many state parks in Kentucky. More adventures for outdoor lovers, such as hiking, tennis and picnics! Discover what there is to see and do at My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Tom Sawyer State Park, Old Fort Harrod State Park and Lincoln Homestead State Park. If there at the right time of year, Rough R. Dam State Resort Park offers an outdoor pool where you can cool off. Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is one place you can have a romantic interlude on a pedal boat on the lake.
Kentucky’s lakes and rivers welcome you into landscapes of woods and meadows, with wildlife peeking up at you as you pass. The Nolin River State Park is open all year, and you can hunt and fish with abandon. Horseback riding is the favorite activity at Taylorsville Lake State Park and you’ll find a perfect spot to camp at one of the many RV sites available. Enjoy the lake views at Green River Lake State Park and hike or bike the 35 miles of scenic trails at Bernheim Forest.
Local Attractions / Amusement and Theme Parks
Nothing makes Louisville more popular than the Kentucky Derby, and you can get a first hand look at the event at the Kentucky Derby Museum on Central Avenue. If you love to try your hand at ghost whispering, you can head to South Second Street and take one of the popular Friday night Ghost Walking Tours.
No Kentucky RV vacation would be complete without stopping at the Louisville Zoo. You can laugh at the antics of the gorillas in the four-acre Gorilla Forest or enjoy the many acres of exotic and natural plants and trees.
A unique adventure in Louisville is zipping around a track on a Sodi GT5 kart. Race head-to-head around the professionally designed track at Bluegrass Indoor Karting. Another attraction for those with kids who like water play fun is Waterfront Park.
El Monte RV customers come to Louisville to take in the sights, but often don’t realize that there is some terrific wine tasting available to them in local wineries. Be sure to stop at Broad Run Vineyards and River Bend Winery.