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Kentucky Houseboat Holiday

Houseboat Holidays in Kentucky

Kentucky is the Houseboat Capital of the World and here is why!

There are thousands of miles of navigable water flowing through Kentucky and plenty of ways to get out and enjoy all this water. Whether you're looking for a high adrenaline white-water rush through the Russell Fork in gorgeous Breaks Interstate Park, or a nice afternoon paddle around one of the excellent lakes, there's more than enough options to get on the water in Kentucky. Anglers and boaters will find an abundance of fish to pursue and hidden coves to explore. Several state parks, including nine resort parks, are on the shores of Kentucky’s waterways.

But a great way to enjoy a water holiday in Kentucky is “extreme glamping” aboard a luxurious houseboat.  Rent one and become the captain of your own floating resort.  These floating villas offer all the creature comforts of a hotel, they feel like home and allow you to holiday right on the water! Lake Cumberland, in south central Kentucky, is considered the houseboating capital of the U.S.  With more than 1,200 miles of shoreline and many secluded coves, it is a favourite with boating enthusiasts.  Many of Kentucky’s major lakes are home to marinas that make houseboating easy.  You choose the lake, reserve your boat and then show up to start having fun. Many houseboats come with amenities like air conditioning, full kitchens, TVs, private staterooms and even jacuzzis and water slides. The marina will provide a detailed orientation to the boat so if you can drive a car, you will be able to “skipper” a houseboat. Then, set out to discover hidden coves, scenic cliffs and other lake landscapes you’ll only find in Kentucky!

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