Lake Barkley Travel Tips
Stay in Lake Barkley Rentals and Explore Kentucky’s Past
Located only 20 minutes from the town of Princeton, Kentucky, Lake Barkley is known as the ideal road trip destination in the Midwest for families and groups of all kinds. Lake Barkley rentals allow your group to visit several local attractions and historical sites, enjoy the natural wonders of the area, and explore the local Amish communities.
Choose Lake Barkley Rentals and Visit the Adsmore House & Gardens
Venture out from your Lake Barkley cabins and tour the Adsmore House & Gardens, an estate built in 1857 by an affluent Kentuckian family. Each holiday brings a different decorative theme in the home, but the original look and feel of the interior is still true to its historical roots. The gardens and gift shop make this attraction a day full of activity away from Lake Barkley resorts.
Experience the Amish Life near Lake Barkley Cabins
Take the 20-minute trip from your Lake Barkley, Kentucky rentals and spend the day in the Amish community of the small town of Marion. Only 500 residents call this town home, but you’ll find plenty of churches and schools, as well as plantations to visit and tour while away from your Lake Barkley cabins. Stop at the local gift shops to pick up your genuine Amish souvenir to remember this stay in Lake Barkley resorts.
Natural Attractions and History Lessons Surrounding Lake Barkley Resorts
There are several opportunities to learn about the history of the environment around Lake Barkley rentals, too. Plan a visit to the Barkley Dam and visitors' center to learn of how the steamboats passed through this 157-foot wonder more than 100 years ago. Take a step back in time and enjoy a free ferry ride across the Ohio River before returning to Lake Barkley cabins. This ferry offers scenic views and the chance to experience Cave-In Rock, where former river pirates met and planned their next takeover. These attractions make your stay in Lake Barkley resorts a learning and memorable experience for all.