If you enjoy a glass or two of wine or are an oenophile, you may well be surprised that in the region known as the Houseboat Capital of the World, Lake Cumberland, a lodge can provide easy access to several reputable wineries. If wine is your pleasure or your passion, it is another reason to come enjoy what the area has to offer you. You can combine it with visits to other sites and activities to make sure everyone in the family has a good reason to remember this vacation. From houseboat rentals to hiking in State Parks to Civil War sites, Cumberland Lake has much to offer.
Stay in a Lake Cumberland Lodge
As morning breaks, you wake up and see the waters of Lake Cumberland Lake spread out before you. In the evening, you sit outside and watch the stars as they dance across the sky. The quietness and solitude surrounds you, surprising you with its depth. This is truly possible if you stay in a Lake Cumberland lodge or any of the scenic cabins offered by several companies including Lee’s Ford Resort and Marina.
Your decision to stay in a lodge or cabin or even tent makes it easy for you to prowl the countryside. You can then create your own wine trail while family members and friends head off to enjoy the various attractions, including such things as fishing, houseboating, hiking, golfing and enjoying the best of the region. This is one way to make certain everyone has a chance to do what they like, including history and art buffs. The latter can visit historical sites like Mill Springs Battlefield Museum/Visitor Center and National Cemetery. Here the Union forces won a major victory of the War Between the States in 1862.
Lake Cumberland Wine and Wineries
You can visit all three of the wineries that lie in close proximity to Lake Cumberland. You lodge can be the starting point for a tasting trip to:
* Sinking Valley Winery: The wines from here are aged carefully in barrels that have been made by hand
* Cedar Creek Vineyards: Drive here and see the lake and the rest of the region from higher up in the Appalachians. They host the annual Art in the Vineyards in early September
* Lake Cumberland Winery: This offers winery offers visitors the chance to taste and purchase local wines. It has not only its own products but provides you with a chance to sample those from other small wineries located in Kentucky.
Come Wine and Dine and Stay Today
No matter what your reason for coming to Cumberland Lake, make sure you spend time enjoying everything that the region has to offer you. While houseboating is one of the primary reasons people come here, this region has so much more to offer its visitors. Stay in a houseboat on Lake Cumberland, a lodge on the lake or camp out. Whatever your preference, be sure you take the time to explore and enjoy all the attractions and amenities that you will find here.
If you are looking for a Lake Cumberland Lodge Lee’s Ford Marina can help. Its rustic cabins offer you a comfortable option to other types of lodging. If you prefer, you can rent or buy a houseboat to sail the lake. We also provide you with the chance to dine in at our Harbor Restaurant and Tavern or to purchase supplies for a cookout.
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