Kentucky’s Lake Cumberland is 101 miles long and is one of the largest man-made lakes in the nation. Each year millions of visitors travel from all over the United States & abroad to come to the Lake Cumberland area to enjoy the rugged beauty of its 63,000 surface acres and 1,255 miles of stunning cliffs and wooded shoreline.
Known as the Houseboat Capital of the World, many Lake Cumberland marinas provide houseboat rentals. Russell County, Kentucky is home to the largest fleet of rental houseboats (in one location) in the United States! Lake Cumberland houseboat rentals can accommodate just about any size group. They come complete with beautiful and spacious kitchens, living areas and modern bedroom suites. The many islands and coves provide easy anchorage for your houseboat vacation on Lake Cumberland.
For fishing in Kentucky, Lake Cumberland’s fishing guides and charters deliver clients to the best fishing spots year-round. Whether is it Trout, Crappie, Bream, Walleye, Catfish, 5 species of Bass – Largemouth, Smallmouth, White, Kentucky & Rock, Lake Cumberland fishing is legendary. World record and National record catches affirm Lake Cumberland as one of the top fishing spots in the country.
Lake Cumberland provides some of the best boating in Kentucky.If you are traveling in for a weekend or planning a vacation of boating in Kentucky, there is no need to trailer your own boat because Lake Cumberland boat rentals are easy to arrange. Many of the Lake Cumberland Marinas offer a selection of boat rentals from jet skis or pontoons to ski boats, fishing boats, or family sized luxury houseboats.
Events at Lake Cumberland are scheduled nearly year-round. Topmost is the Lake Cumberland Poker Run that delivers on-the-water excitement and on-shore entertainment. For a more laid back weekend, the annual Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival is a perennial favorite. As is the Annual Blues Harbor Fest, which coincides with the Lake Cumberland Thunder Run. The Lake Cumberland Raft Up in 2010 set the Guinness World Record for the number of boats tied up in a single raft up. Fishing on Lake Cumberland is more than a solitary pastime. There are highly-competitive Lake Cumberland Bass Derbies and fun fishing derbies for kids as well as seniors.
So, come enjoy one of the premier Kentucky Lakes and stay with us… The Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission maintains a comprehensive list of hotels near Lake Cumberland, cabin rentals, camping and RV sites to accommodate all your lodging needs.