Lake Cumberland is often referred to as the Houseboat Capital of the World , as the majority of American-built houseboats are manufactured in the counties surrounding Lake Cumberland. Lake Cumberland offers very favorable houseboating conditions as the geography provides a vast number of coves and fingers that allow houseboats to tie up or anchor away from the main channel and provides the user a peaceful, secluded atmosphere.
Once considered a somewhat unknown activity, house Vboating has gained unprecedented national prominence in recent years. The Travel Channel and other media outlets have dedicated entire shows to the houseboating lifestyle and houseboat vacations.
Due to the large number of houseboat manufacturers located in this region, the new and used houseboat marketplace is one of the most competitive and affordable areas for houseboats to be purchased in the nation.
If you just want to see if Lake Cumberland houseboat vacation is for you, nearly every marina on the Lake has a rental fleet that suits every party size and budget. Ready to make the leap into owning your own? Choose from several different manufacturers in the area. If you're looking to get started with a used boat, there are also houseboat brokers in the area to steer you in the right direction.