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What Are The Most Popular Amenities in Lake Cumberland, KY?

Best Amenities in Lake Cumberland, KY

Above shows the popular amenities in Lake Cumberland and the number of the rental properties associated with each amenity. In Lake Cumberland, 258 rentals offer Air Conditioning, 254 rentals offer TV, 249 rentals offer Bed linens provided. So, if you need Air Conditioning during your vacation, use the Air Conditioning filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Pets Friendly, Hot Tub.

Which Price Range Is Considered As A Good Deal in Lake Cumberland, KY Area?

Vacation House & Cabin Rental Price Information in Lake Cumberland, KY

The graph shows the percentages of vacation homes in each price bucket. Lake Cumberland has the largest percentage (28.24%) of homes in $100 - $150 price range.
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What Are The Most Liked Rental Accommodations in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Most Picked Accommodations in Lake Cumberland, KY
Before visiting Lake Cumberland, it is a good idea to explore all the accommodation types in this area, and pick the one that fits your group well. All the available accommodation types are: House, Cabin, Condo, Cottage, Chalet, Studio, Townhome, Mobile Home, Lodge, Apartment, Mill, Hotel, Resort, Building, Farmhouse, Guest House. House is the most-liked rental type, with the largest percentage of 50.00%. The biggest home in this area available for rent is around 5310 square feet.The least popular accommodation in Lake Cumberland is Guest House rentals
How Many Accommodations Are Pets Allowed in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Percentage of Pet Friendly Rental Properties in Lake Cumberland, KY
23.66% of vacation homes in Lake Cumberland are pet friendly. Make sure you select the pet friendly home filter when you are going to bring your pet(s) for the upcoming vacation.
Where Should We Visit in Lake Cumberland, KY Area?
Points of Interests In Lake Cumberland, KY

When you have only limited times to spend in Lake Cumberland, we highly recommend you to visit those famous places:

Where Are The Good Trails in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Best Trails In Lake Cumberland, KY
The most visited trails here in Lake Cumberland are: Dale Hollow Lake State Park Campground Trail, Cindy Cave Trail Dale Hollow, Eagle Point & Jones Branch, Lake Cumberland Trail, Monticello to Williamsburg: Along KY 92, Pickett State Park Campground Loop, Mill Springs Battlefield Loop Trail, Eagle Scout Trail, Waitsboro Campground Trail, Buffalo Arch Trail.
Best Campgrounds in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Most Visited Campgrounds In Lake Cumberland, KY
If you love outdoors or travel with an RV, here are the campgrounds in Lake Cumberland: Fishing Creek Campground, Pulaski County Park Campground, Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park Campground, Kendall Campground, Lake Cumberland State Resort Park Campground, Wolf Creek Campground, Wolf Creek Campground, Wolf Creek Campground, Russell Springs KOA, Cumberland Point Campground.
Which Airports Should I Choose To Get To Lake Cumberland, KY?
Airports Options in Lake Cumberland, KY

1 airport(s) close to Lake Cumberland are:

What are the must-visit places in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Must See Attractions

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery is a federal fish hatchery, constructed in 1975, which produces over one million rainbow, brown and brook trout. The fish are then used to stock local ponds and lakes. In addition, the hatchery works with endangered and threatened species, including the Blackside dace, Relict darter, and Spotfin chub. The hatchery is open to the public and can be found at 50 Kendall Road in Jamestown, just about 10 minutes from Lake Cumberland.

General Burnside State Park, named for General Ambrose Burnside who led Union troops along the Cumberland River. The park has an 18-hole golf course and areas where you can rent a boat to explore the lake. Take a hike to Cumberland Falls or just enjoy a picnic by the lake.

Pulaski County Park with its recent upgrades, including a wider boat ramp, new bathhouses, and a more accessible beach area is the perfect place to spend the day. They offer a free day-use area or you can rent a campsite for your tent or RV. You can boat, swim, hike, bike, or birdwatch in the park as well. Find the park at Highway 3189 in Nancy, about 45 minutes from the lake.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Hidden Gems

The Creelsboro Natural Bridge, known as the “Rockhouse,” is a 300-million-year-old structure that created river erosion of a cliff on Jim Creek which flows through it before emptying into the Cumberland River. Get to the bridge using a rugged trail to view one of the largest natural bridges in the country. It provided shelter for Native Americans and Indian burial ground is located on the top. The bridge is located on private property but is open to the public.

Seventy Six Falls, named for a nearby town, is about 84-feet high and the normal pool of the lake is about 38 feet. Several mills were once located on the creek above the falls which have been called some of the most stunning in the area. There are areas around the falls that are dangerous, so it is important to be careful when trying to get the best viewing spot. It is not unusual to see many boats anchored near the falls in warm months.

Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Art & Culture Places

In conjunction with The Center for Rural Development, Lake Cumberland Performing Arts brings cultural and performing arts to economically challenged regions. The Center Stage and School Time Theatre series brings touring productions to local areas while also providing education in schools regarding the importance of performing art.

What are the nightlife spots in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Nightlife Spots

Muggbee’s is a great place to catch the big game with televisions everywhere in the bar area. There is also a Tiki Bar that is open during warm months where you can enjoy a beer, glass of wine, or a specialty cocktail overlooking the lake. There are live bands on weekends as well. Find them at 100 Stonecrest Drive in Somerset.

Located at 601 North Main Street, Tap on Main Brewing offers craft beer using the best ingredients available. Beer is brewed in two-barrel batches under the watchful eye of a talented brewer. They offer Wine Tuesday with half-off on glasses of wine with options like Kendall-Jackson and Purple Toad. They also have a wide variety of bourbons available. They have been voted the number one bar in Somerset.

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Trip Planning

The best thing to do during a trip to Lake Cumberland is to spend as much time as possible on the lake. Rent a boat or bring one to do some fishing or just tour the area, visiting some of the fun marinas in the area. You can also rent jet skis or take a swim from the beach. Enjoy lunch at Reel Java and Creamery, making sure to try their homemade ice cream then take a ride to the Rockhouse and Seventy Six Waterfalls.

The next day, return to Reel Java and Creamery for breakfast before heading to SomerSplash. Have lunch at one of their restaurants before heading to Mill Springs Battlefield for the afternoon. End your stay with dinner at Guthrie’s Grill and drinks at Mugbee’s.

What are the activities in Lake Cumberland, KY that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

Located in Somerset, SomerSplash Waterpark offers fun for the whole family. Climb to the top, cross your arms and head down the Speed Slide or enjoy the three body slides, choosing from open, closed, or partially open. The Bowl Slide circles you down 50-feet in a one- or two-person tube, crashing you into a pool below or head to the 40-foot tower tube slide. Ride the waves in the Wave Pool. Looking for a quiet way to spend the day? Hop on a raft and enjoy the largest lazy river in Kentucky. Have littles with you? There is a Wading Pool and Kiddie Play area with over 30 interactive features for children. Find them at 1030 Highway 2227 in Somerset, just 45 minutes from the lake.

Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument marks the first victory for the Union during the Civil War. The Visitor Center and Museum offer a free, 20-minute film about the Battle of Mill Springs as well as exhibits filled with Civil War artifacts and replicas. There is a self-guided driving tour with stops designated on signs throughout the battlefield. There is a cemetery with stark white tombstones commemorating the Confederate soldiers who died during the battle and were buried in mass graves. It is named Zollicoffer Park for a Confederate general that died in the battle.

While visiting the battlefield park, you can stop in at the Brown-Lanier House, the home of a family who operated a grist mill near the battlefield. The home became a headquarters for generals for the South before the battle and the North after it ended. Mill Springs Mill is a restored grist mill with a working waterwheel, open for tours during warm months. The park is located at 9020 West Highway 80 in Nancy, about 45 minutes from the lake.

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Local Events & Festivals

Lakefest takes place over the Fourth of July holiday each year.  It is held in Beck Park, offering arts and crafts vendors, food, drinks, and more. The celebration ends with live music and fireworks in the park, located at 22 South Main Street in Jamestown.

Held in June and hosted by the City of Somerset, Foodstock is a day of music, food, and art. There are over a dozen food trucks set up at the Pulaski County Judicial Center a well as nine spirit and drink vendors. Art vendors are available along with live music, including Rumpke Mountain Boys, Cody Lee Meece and the Lake Cumberland Blues Society.

Held at the Somerset Community College, the Master Musicians Festival is held in July, offering live music throughout the day. Enjoy live bands on three different stages with artists like Blues Traveler, The SteelDrivers, Dvon Gilfillian and the Wooks. Food and drink vendors are also available at the festival.

How to get around in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Transportations

The closest airport to Lake Cumberland, Kentucky, is Lake Cumberland Regional Airport, about two and a half hours from the lake. You may need to take a flight from a larger airport into Lake Cumberland Regional. Once there, you will need to rent a car to get to the lake.

What are the travel peak seasons in Lake Cumberland, KY?
Peak Seasons

The average monthly temperature for the Lake Cumberland area is

  • January – low of 25F (-4C); high of 44F (7C)
  • February – low of 28F (-2C); high of 49F (9C)
  • March – low of 35F (2C); high of 59F (15C)
  • April – low of 44F (7C); high of 69F (21C)
  • May – low of 53F (12C); high of 77F (25C)
  • June – low of 62F (17C); high of 85F (29C)
  • July – low of 66F (19C); high of 88F (31C)
  • August – low of 64F (18C); high of 87F (31C)
  • September – low of 58F (14C); high of 81F (27C)
  • October – low of 45F (7C); high of 70F (21C)
  • November – low of 36F (2C); high of 59F (15C)
  • December – low of 29F (-2C); high of 49F (9C)

The area averages 51 inches of rainfall each year and 18 inches of snowfall.

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