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If your family is vacationing near Daniel Boone National Forest, Pine Crest Camp Lodge is a great place to stay. They have primitive campsites, a 10-bedroom lodge, and a hostel. You'll be just minutes from the Mother Load Climbing area and many other activities like hiking, fishing, and hunting!
With a playground, basketball area and a swimming pool onsite, your family may not want to leave the sheltered cove of Buzzard Rock Resort. But you'll be glad you did; 220,000 acres of Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley are right at your doorstep, along with 100 acres of serene, wooded trails! An onsite marina makes it easy to hit the water for a day...
Shawnee Bay Resort offers the perfect family summer lakes getaway on Kentucky Lake. With tons of fun available to keep everyone occupied -- fishing, sailing, power boating, playground, and much more -- it's never a dull moment at Shawnee. Explore the vast lake to feed that urge of adventure or kick back and relax on the property's large...
Kentucky Lake fishing for dad, sunbathing on the private Big Bear Beach for mom, and kids activities for the little ones. Big Bear equals big-time family fun on your Kentucky vacation with just the right accommodations to suit your needs. There's even a cabin that fits 17 – perfect for Kentucky reunions!
Kentucky Beach Resort was designed specifically with family vacations in mind. With the largest pool on Kentucky Lake, a sand swimming beach, boat rentals, tennis, volleyball and so much more, it's a classic family lake getaway. At the end of the day, spacious cabins, condos, motels or lake homes await you.
Eddy Creek Marina Resort is perfect for your next Kentucky family destination. Bond with your loved ones on Lake Barkley and explore the hiking trails along the shore. Or explore nearby Land Between the Lakes! With various accommodation types, this resort is for everybody – including your pets!
Deer Creek Lodge has something for even the youngest enthusiasts! New to its summer programming are week-long youth and family camps. Learn the ins and outs of a variety of hunting and fishing techniques from the Lodge's experienced professionals! The whole family will enjoy this new opportunity.
As the only resort directly on the 300 miles of Lake Barkley, Prizer Point is literally surrounded by water and family fun. All of the amenities are geared toward kids and parents, from the "floating iceberg" climbing wall, to the varied boat rentals, to the pools with splash features. And new in 2012 is a new pedal kart track!
Kentucky Top List Picks
One of Kentucky's greatest creations has a big fish story similar to many of the nations' great waterways. It was born upon the completion of the Barkley Dam and impounded by the U.S. Army Corps of... more