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Highlights Dale Hollow Lake

  • Lakeside rentals
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Riverside activities
  • Family-friendly vacation
  • Historic parks

Best Vacation Rentals in Dale Hollow Lake

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Dale Hollow Lake, Pickett County
Vacation Rental • 1798 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
4.9
(62 reviews)
This three bedroom, two bath house will accommodate up to 8-10 guests. Split over two levels, you can have as much togetherness or privacy as you choose. The upstairs, main living level, features a fully appointed kitchen and eat-in area plus two bedrooms and a living room. The first bedroom has a king size bed, and the second bedroom features a queen size bed plus a full size futon/twin-bunk. The upstairs porch is reminiscent of a tree-house, nested among the branches of the mature trees. We love to eat out there on the long picnic table or just relax with a good book. Downstairs you'll fi...
from $152 / night
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Dale Hollow Lake, Pickett County
Vacation Rental • 2293 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
4.6
(16 reviews)
Situated approx. 100 yards from water on 5 acres at the end of a road. Very private. Hike to the lake, but only 1.3 miles to the highway and 10 miles to town. 2 miles to boat dock, plenty of land to enjoy. Trails to the lake for a ATV or a horse if you bring yours. The new swimming pool will be complete before April 2015 unless unforeseen circumstances show up. A new pool table is usable in the basement, basement has couches and walk out deck to back yard, along with two queen beds in one room and a complete bathroom. I recently added a fire pit down by the lake and left four chairs.Dishes,...
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Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee
Vacation Rental • 2895 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
4.9
(24 reviews)
RECENTLY UPDATED!!! The lake-view cabin has been uniquely designed to accommodate different rental needs. The rental includes the entire 2900 sq.ft. living space. This includes the original 2200 sq.ft. of living space with an adjoining apartment of 700 sq.ft. The apartment can be left open to the other 2200 sq.ft. or you may close and lock the door for privacy. It also has its own outside entrance. Your rental will include 4 BR (master w/ king bed and lake view; 2 Queen; 1 Full), 4 full baths, 2 pull-out couches, 2 fully stocked kitchens, 2 flat screens w/ cable, sun-room with lake view, de...
from $357 / night

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Vacation rental prices Dale Hollow Lake

$351for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$368 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Dale Hollow Lake

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Vacation rentalsin Dale Hollow Lake

Experience Dale Hollow Lake with a vacation rental

Not small by any measure, Dale Hollow Lake boasts an astonishing 620 miles of shimmering shoreline that lends itself to myriad recreational activities. It is also one of the oldest artificial lakes in Kentucky. Constructed by the Corps of Engineers who dammed the Obey River, the lake today is ensconced by virginal forests and water teeming with fish. Well-marked mountain bike trails will rejuvenate your senses along with the exhilarating views. Dale Hollow Lake is an ideal getaway for families, groups of friends, and independent travelers. Enjoy it with a vacation rental.

Beautiful vacation properties for everyone

Vacation rentals around the lake will give you immediate access to fishing points. The fish at this lake are known to bite all year long which is good news for newbie anglers. Many rentals are pet-friendly, and fitted with lake-facing balconies. Those near Dale Hollow Marina and Safe Harbor Eagle Cove offer easy access to boat ramps where pontoon boats and jet skis can be rented. Rentals nestled in the woods have their own charm – consider them too.

Vacations in Dale Hollow Lake

Waterside recreation at Dale Hollow Lake

Fish preparations and more!

There's a whole lot of waterside recreation for the water babies. Swimming and fishing are top choices, and while you can do these anywhere, it's best to stick to designated areas. Marinas rent out boats so you can explore the lake at your own pace - while at it, don't forget to drop some bait and wear sunscreen. Other possible activities include jet-skiing, or kayaking down the Wolf and Obey Rivers taking in the sights and sounds from a noiseless watercraft.

Fresh food to keep you in good spirits

Pickett County, the gateway to the Dale Hollow Lake region has tons of family-owned restaurants who'll provide you much-needed sustenance for your exploring. Steel Coop near the Obey River Recreation Area serves decent seafood and steaks, and the lake views are stunning. It’s a 2-minute walk from the Byrdstown Highway. Also close to the lake is The Fork, run by a lovely couple - their portions are generous and the prices fair. Bobcat Den in Byrdstown serves sumptuous grilled pork tenderloin and jumbo shrimp while the Southern Dream Bakery, also in Byrdstown, takes care of sugar cravings with their yummy cupcake shakes.

Travelers and activities

Multi-purpose trails for outdoor diversions

The trails at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park offer a full complement of activities from mountain biking to horseback riding and hiking. The best part is that no motorized vehicles are allowed making it super safe for families with young children. Expect some interesting sights as most trails follow the old logging routes and tend to run along the ridge tops. Another mention-worthy activity is the Motorcycle Ride Trail which starts at the park then weaving its way through the glorious Cumberland Valley.

A lake region rich in history

Outdoor recreation aside, Dale Hollow Lake and its surroundings are rich in history. The Cordell Hull Birthplace & Museum State Park houses riveting mementos including the Nobel Prize won by Hull. A ride east will get you to Historic Rugby where time stands still. Founded in 1880 by British author Thomas Hughes, the village exudes Victorian charm thanks to its 20 odd original buildings. Guided tours are a good idea here. The Sergeant Alvin C. York State Historic Park meanwhile pays homage to this beloved WWI hero. Situated by the Wolf River, visitors can stroll through York’s family home and farmland.

Did you know that Dale Hollow Lake holds the world record for the largest amounts of smallmouth bass and the state record for muskie?

Top 5 travel tips for Dale Hollow Lake

1. Fish to your heart’s content

Dale Hollow Lake has been touted as a top fishing destination in the US for years now, and fishing opportunities abound all year round - there’s trout, catfish, crappie, muskie, and several species of bass fish waiting to be caught. Why not bring some home to prepare at your vacation rental? Fishing licenses can be requested at the KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources, and rods and other equipment are easy to hire.

2. Mountainside golf anyone?

Waterside golf courses are passé! This is your chance to tee off in hilly terrain at the 18-hole Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park Golf. The driving range and riding carts make it easy to get around, and their pro shop is well-stocked. The park also houses a charming nautical-themed miniature golf course with water features all around.

3. Local theater and plays

The towns around Dale Hollow Lake have some charming playhouses and theaters where you can catch local troupes in action. Good Neighbor’s Theater in Byrdstown hosts all kinds of shows from magic and Mystery Theater to art exhibitions and concerts. The Cumberland County Playhouse in Crossville has excellent sets, lighting and acting, and reasonably priced tickets too!

4. Explore Cindy Cave

Those with an adventurous streak can take a wild cave tour with an experienced guide to Cindy Cave. Be prepared to get wet and dirty as you set about exploring the wonders of these caves. They are a short walk to the Dale Hollow State Park Marina.

5. Wine-tasting pursuits

Highway 111 Wine and Spirits in Byrdstown has a cool selection of liquors and the staff are super welcoming. Jamestown's Highland Manor Winery has been producing Tennessee’s choicest wines for over 30 years. Savor their sweet, semi-dry and dry wines with someone special.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Dale Hollow Lake

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Dale Hollow Lake last year?

We can see from last year that Dale Hollow Lake had an average price of $340 per night, a relatively high one compared to the destinations in the USA.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

Those who want to save as much as possible visit Dale Hollow Lake in April, May, or June, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $292, $306, and $324 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Dale Hollow Lake?

When booking a vacation rental in Dale Hollow Lake, the highest prices are found in the month of March (with an average of $389 per night), followed by February ($374), and then January ($369).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Dale Hollow Lake?

It's worthwhile if you can book your stay well in advance when visiting Dale Hollow Lake, as only 26% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year in Dale Hollow Lake were January, February and October, with average availabilities of 57%, 55%, and 42%, respectively.

Are there many vacation rentals in Dale Hollow Lake?

Holidu has around 80 properties in Dale Hollow Lake, provided by 2 different partners.

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