The Houseboat capital of the world is Lake Cumberland and it is known as a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. Lake Cumberland has over 100 open slips, rental fishing boats, pontoon boats, ski boats and obviously houseboats.
Check out American Houseboat rentals at Lake Cumberland, to experience the beauty and extravagance that is over 1200 miles of shoreline, gorgeous waterfalls and various secret coves. The State Dock of Lake Cumberland is located at the very heart of the world capital of houseboating and renting a houseboat will allow you to enjoy the many spectacular sights at Lake Cumberland from the comfort of your rented houseboat.
One of the must see sights is Wolf Creek Dam which is at the western end of the lake near Russel, KY. Wolf creek Dam stretches over 5700 feet long and it reaches over 250 feet tall.Aside from the Dam, another destination to visit during your vacation is Seventy Six Falls, these falls are located just 14 miles from Beaver Creek Marina. With your houseboat, you can drive right next to the beauty that is Seventy Six Falls, which is along the Indian Creek(named for its height). During your trip you may need a day or night off of the boat and the Lake Cumberland State Resort Park offers vacationers, miniature golf and also horseback riding. If you would prefer something else, the General Burnside Island State Park offers its vacationers: camping; picnic areas and also an 18-hole regulation golf course that also has a pro shop, pull carts, rental cabs and riding carts.
Another activity to enjoy whilst houseboating is fishin, the waters of Lake Cumberland are home to many different fish species like largemouth bass, white bass, smallmouth bass, sturgeon, catfish, rockfish, trout, crappie and several more.
For wine lovers, you are in luck because Lake Cumberland has a winery called Sinking Valley Winery or Cedar Creek Vineyard in Somerset,KY which you can take a break to visits from your houseboat. For more vigorous activity, you can go to the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park which is known for being a hiker’s paradise with more than 17 miles of various hiking trails. If hiking is not for you, there is the Mammoth Cave National Park, which is one of the world’s longest known cave system stretching over 400miles.
Whichever activity you opt for, it is doubtful that you will ever run out of things to do on or off your rented houseboat. If you are worried about the price of renting out a houseboat, there is no need to fret as there are various houseboats on offer to suit every need and budget. The best part about the houseboats is that there is no need for one to have to get a license or experience to drive. On arrival and before your departure, Lake Cumberland’s experienced captains provide the vacationers with quick on board lessons of how to operate the boats.
Lake Cumberland believes in securing the safety of their vacationers by ensuring that their generators do not emit any dangerous gases and also opt for diesel which is much less expensive.