There's So Much To Do Nearby!

Boat Rental

Burnside Marina

Burnside Marina Boat Rentals has the ski boat, jet-ski, and pontoon boat to make the most of your day on Lake Cumberland. Kentucky offers some of the most beautiful lakes in the country. Rent the boat or personal watercraft of your choice and see beautiful Lake Cumberland.

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Family Entertainment

Pioneer Playhouse

Founded in 1950 by Col. Eben C. Henson, Pioneer Playhouse is the oldest outdoor theatre in Kentucky and has been called the "Granddaddy" of Kentucky Outdoor Dramas. The Playhouse was also instrumental in pioneering the outdoor theatre movement in the state. Visitors can stroll through a quaint replica of early Danville on a self-guided tour and enjoy a fine Off-Broadway or Broadway hit play in a rustic setting ... beneath a spangle of stars!

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Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Renfro Valley is Kentucky's country music capital. Renfro Valley's regular weekly Shows and Entertainers are crowd-pleasing favorites.

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Somerset Falls Family Park

Somerset Falls Family Park is the place to take the kids for a fun family outing. Featuring miniature golf, go-kart track, and rock climbing.

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Somersplash Water Park

Kentucky's best water park - 20 acres of safe, family fun. Featuring the largest lazy river in Kentucky, a tube slide, 3 body slides and a giant wave pool.

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Local Attractions

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park

Imagine a wall of water falling 60 feet into a boulder-strewn gorge, a whispering mist that kisses the face and a magical moonbow visible on a clear night under a full moon. Known as the "Niagara of the South," the 125-foot wide curtain of water is dramatic day or night. But it's only at night during a full moon that you can see the moonbow, a phenomenon not found anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere.

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Daniel Boone National Forest

The Daniel Boone National Forest is located along the Cumberland Plateau in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Kentucky.The forest encompasses over 707,000 acres of mostly rugged terrain. Millions of visitors come to enjoy the scenic beauty and abundant wildlife that the forest has to offer.

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General Burnside State Park

General Burnside Island State Park was named for the sideburn-whiskered Civil War general Ambrose Burnside. Burnside led patrols along the Cumberland River, circling this 400-acre island while on the look out for Confederate soldiers.

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Sports and Leisure

General Burnside State Park - Golf Course

The completely new renovated golf course at General Burnside Island is located on an Island surrounded by Lake Cumberland in Somerset, KY. At 6394 yards, the course features Zoysia fairways, bent grass tees and greens.

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Striper Fishing on Lake Cumberland

Stevens Striper Guide Service provides affordable and specialized striper fishing on Lake Cumberland.

D.C. Guide Services fishes 12 months out of the year with covered and heated boats.

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Whitewater Rafting and Canoe Trips

Rafting trips for beginners, intermediate and experts as well as year round half-day and multi-day canoe trips.

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Lake Cumberland Speedway

Kentucky's Fastest Dirt TrackCome on out for a great night of family fun! Located approximately 8 miles south of Somerset, Kentucky and one half mile south of Burnside Island State Park, on the east side of US 27.

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Tours - Guided and Self Guided

American Cave Museum & Hidden River Cave

The American Cave Museum is a self-guided museum with two floors of exhibits dealing with caves, groundwater and pollution. Guided cave tours descend 150' underground. Hear the history of Hidden River Cave, why it was closed for 50 years and it's phenomenal recovery. View the remains of a turn of the century hydroelectric system, walk above the Hidden River and witness awe-inspiring chambers.

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Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Ride the Kentucky & Tennessee Railway on a 16 mile round trip into the Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area. This trip is full of spectacular scenic vistas, lush vegetation and mountain streams as it descends 600 feet into the gorge before stopping at Blue Heron Coal Mining Camp, a NPS outdoor interpretive site. Your ticket also includes admission to the McCreary County Museum in Stearns.

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Diamond Caverns

For over 140 years Historic Diamond Caverns has offered tours of Kentucky's most beautiful cave. Presented by state-of-the-art lighting, Diamond Caverns features intricate drapery deposits lining the halls in cascades of naturally colorful calcite. Thousands of stalactites, stalagmites and flowstone formations decorate the cathedral-like chambers.

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Discover the rich history and proud tradition of America’s official native spirit on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, which showcases eight signature distilleries along a scenic drive through the rolling Bluegrass hills.

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Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center & Museum

Self-guided walking tours on designated trails gives the visitor a 360 degree experience of the battlefield. The museum hosts authentic Mill Springs Battlefield artifacts, authentic Civil War artifacts, replicas of Civil War weapons and clothing and artifacts on loan from private collections.

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Mammoth Cave

Mammoth Cave National Park was established to preserve the cave system, including Mammoth Cave, the scenic river valleys of the Green and Nolin rivers, and a section of south central Kentucky. Beneath the sandstone-capped ridges of Mammoth Cave National Park lies the most extensive cave system on earth, with over 350 miles of passageway mapped and surveyed.

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Visitors Center

Additional Resources for local events, festivals, dining options and more area attractions

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