How to get there
Lake Cumberland is 80 miles south of Lexington, Ky. From Lexington, take Route 27 to Burnside.
680 West Lakeshore Drive
The houseboats are perfect for a getaway and ideal for a family gathering. Prices vary depending on season and boat. For cruising this spring: Mystic (85 feet) sleeps 12 with six bedrooms; $6,170 (week), $3,195 (Thursday-Sunday); Tranquillity (64 feet) sleeps 10, four bedrooms, pullout sofa; $3,290 (week), $1,745 (half week); Explorer (64 feet) sleeps 10, two cabins, sofa-sleeper, room for air mattresses; $2,675 (week), $1,440 (half week). Hot tub rentals on each, $300 (week), $150 (half week).