As local travel experts, we know what travelers are looking for when it comes to finding the perfect accommodations for their next trip. To compile our lists, we scour the internet to find properties with excellent ratings and reviews, desirable amenities, nearby attractions, and that something special that makes a destination worthy of traveling for.

There are certain places around Kentucky that are just downright popular and Lake Cumberland definitely makes that list. Not only do Kentuckians love this massive lake, but it attracts visitors from the entire region who are looking for fun in the sun, out on the water. And unless you live close enough to the lake to visit whenever you like (lucky you!), then you’ll need a place to stay. You can find a wide variety of options through local marinas, campgrounds, and on sites like VRBO and Airbnb. We’ve searched around and found some of the best lakefront cabins on Lake Cumberland. This list includes a variety of options from various price points and sizes but they’ll all surely provide a place to call home while you visit the fun-filled, scenic Lake Cumberland. To learn more about each of these Lake Cumberland lakefront rentals, simply click on the name and you’ll be directed to the rental’s VRBO listing.


These Lake Cumberland lakefront rentals are eight of the best, but there are many more out there if one of these doesn’t meet your needs. Is Cumberland one of your favorite places in Kentucky? Have you stayed in any of these cabins and lakefront cottage rentals in Kentucky? Tell us about your favorites in the comments!

And for one more bonus place to stay on Lake Cumberland, check out this massive house that has wonderful views and endless amenities.

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Are there any floating cabins on Lake Cumberland?

Those not native to the Bluegrass are always blown away by the abundant bodies of water found in the state: 45 major lakes, to be exact. And Green River Lake is one of the state's best and most beautiful. Spanning 8,000 acres and with 147 miles of shoreline, it's a water lover's paradise, and the well-appointed Floating Cabins at Green River Marina are dwellings worthy of this bucket-list destination. These Green River Lake floating cabins range in size from two to four bedrooms; some are single-story units, while others offer a second-level and scenic balcony. A boardwalk connects the houseboats, which all come with a spot to keep a boat or other watercraft. Personal decks invite the outdoors in, providing million-dollar views of one of the most beautiful lakes in the South.

What are some other lakefront VRBO rentals in Kentucky?

For another amazing lakefront getaway in the Bluegrass State, check out this lakefront VRBO rental on Lake Barkley. This particular cabin comes highly rated by former guests and sits on beautiful property right on the lake! After you get over the beautiful property, head inside to a cozy, remodeled space that is rustic stone on the outside and warm and comfortable on the inside. The space is great for one or two couples or a family and sleeps up to five people. You have everything you'd want in a cabin getaway here, from a stone fireplace to a fully equipped kitchen to walls of windows that overlook Kentucky Lake. There's no bad view from any room and you can spread out and feel right at home in one of the three bedrooms. You'll feel right at home on the exterior of the home too, with a deck that offers outdoor living space with spectacular views of the lake. This is peak Kentucky lake life, friends!

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