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Highlights Lake Barkley

  • Water sports
  • Lake fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Recreational areas

Best Vacation Rentals in Lake Barkley

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Lake Barkley, Trigg County
Vacation Rental • 0 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(30 reviews)
Waterfront Vacation Paradise!!! This is it, the place you've been looking for. A million dollar view of the main channel of Lake Barkley. The only thing better is relaxing on the patios watching the beautiful sunsets. You are in the middle of everything outdoors. Go out and do it all: boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, swimming, etc or just sit back and relax and watch from the best place on the lake. The recently remodeled (2012) waterfront house sits in a quite neighborhood on a bluff overlooking the east shores of Land Between the Lakes. The yard has shade trees , flowers, birdhouses, fl...
from $105 / night
Lake Barkley, Trigg County
Vacation Rental • 8 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
Completely remodeled and beautifully decorated 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with jacuzi tub, flat screen TV with DVR, bar-bq grill. Sheets, towels, and everything for the kitchen is included to make your stay as comfortable as being at home. 5 minutes from Lake Barkley Lodge, golf course & airport.. Plenty of parking for motor home or boat. Although we are not "lake front", we are only 1/4 mile to the public Blue Springs boat ramp or minutes away from Lake Barkley Marina and boat dock. This is also an excellent location for hunters.
from $134 / night
Lake Barkley, Trigg County
Vacation Rental • 3595 ft² • 5 Bedrooms
(21 reviews)
PLEASE NOTE: in June, July and August we welcome guests for a 7 night minimum stay. A 3 night minimum stay is required the other nine months of the year. It is an easy walk (about 200 feet) on our gently sloping lawn to the dock. Our tritoon is not for rent, however, there is a covered slip for your watercraft and cleats to tie up other watercraft on either side of the dock. The water is shallow enough for young children to enjoy playing near the bank. Life jackets are offered and are stored in the hall closet on the terrace level of our home. If you use them, please return them for the nex...
from $377 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Lake Barkley

$216for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$275 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Lake Barkley

72%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
76% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Lake Barkley

A peaceful Kentucky getaway

Reconnect with nature and spend some quality time with your loved ones at Lake Barkley. The lake is filled with fun outdoor activities, spectacular natural surroundings, and sparkling views of the water.

A vacation rental for everyone

Whether you’re traveling with your significant other, or with friends and family, Lake Barkley offers a wide range of vacation rentals to choose from to perfectly suit your needs. Large groups can opt for an oversized vacation rental with several bedrooms. Stay in a forested area by the lake and sip your morning coffee on the front porch of your rental. During the summer months, you can opt for a rental with a private pool to cool off in. The options for embracing your lake stay to the fullest are endless!

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The area and getting around

A peaceful getaway in nature

Tucked away in nature, away from the noisy city and busyness of everyday life, Lake Barkley is perfect for travelers who want to enjoy the peace and quiet of nature. Whether you’ll be arriving by plane, train, bus, or car, the journey is well worth the visit. The lake is served by Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah. The closest major airport is Nashville International Airport. If you’ll be arriving by train, there is an Amtrak train station in nearby Fulton, Kentucky. You can also take the bus to the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Paducah.

Getting around the lake

It is necessary to have a car during your visit to the lake. Car rental companies are available at all nearby airports and towns. Since the natural landscape surrounding the lake spans quite a large area, you’ll have to rely on a car to get around while you explore. The town of Cadiz is located just a 5-10 minute drive from the lake and offers an array of restaurants, cafés, shops, and more.

Travelers and activities

Lake Barkley for families

Lake Barkley is a wonderful destination for families of all ages. During the warmer months, head to Venture River Water Park for a day of fun water activities including a massive, five-story slide house with a variety of unique slides to try out. The nearby Prizer Point Marina and Resort offers several family-friendly attractions, including a giant chess set, miniature golf, ping pong, basketball, and an outdoor cinema. During the summer months, the outdoor cinema plays family-friendly films each evening.

Lake Barkley for water sports lovers

With over 57 thousand surface acres of water available for public use, there is no better way to enjoy your time on the sparkling waters of Lake Barkley than with a variety of water activities. Zip around the lake on jet skis and wave runners, or rent a motorized boat for the day. There are quite a few rental companies around the lake where you can rent various water sport equipment from. For quieter water activity options, you can rent canoes or paddleboards for a peaceful lake outing.

Lake Barkley is named after the 35th vice president of the USA, Alben W. Barkley, who was a Paducah, Kentucky native.

Top 5 travel tips in Lake Barkley

1. Visit Land Between the Lakes National Park

This park is situated in Kentucky and Tennessee between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. The Land Between the Lakes has so much to offer. You can explore a variety of walking trails, go fishing, and spot an abundance of wildlife. Browse through the onsite educational facilities including Golden Pond Planetarium, Woodlands Nature Station, Elk and Bison Prairie, and the Homeplace 1850s.

2. Walk through the grounds of Fort Donelson National Battlefield

This site houses two Civil War forts and a fascinating history where many battles between Confederate and Union forces took place. If you’re a civil war buff, you won’t want to miss out on this place. You can walk through the stunning well-kept grounds, read the informational historical plaques, see the Civil War era sites, and even spot bald eagles.

3. Explore the lake on horseback

Kentucky is a famous destination for horse lovers and a variety of equestrian activities. Spend a morning or an evening enjoying stunning views of the lake and the surrounding forests from atop a horse. There are several nearby campgrounds and stables where you can rent horses and do guided trail rides on a variety of tranquil nature trails around the lake.

4. Rent kayaks

There’s not a better feeling than embracing the total silence, fresh air, and natural surroundings of the lake than from inside a kayak. Rent kayaks from a variety of lakeside rental businesses and spend the day paddling around the lake.

5. Grab your fishing poles

If you love fishing, then this is the right place for you. The waters of Lake Barkley are teeming with an array of white bass, catfish, bluegill, large mouth bass, crappie, and bluegill. Grab your fishing equipment and enjoy some of the best freshwater fishing in the country.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lake Barkley

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Lake Barkley?

Lake Barkley is one of the cheapest destinations in the USA. The price for a vacation rental is about $333 per night.

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

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Lake Barkley are July ($303 the average per night for accommodation), March ($308), and April ($322).

When does the price of vacation rentals in Lake Barkley go up the most?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Lake Barkley was September, with an average price of $374 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $352, and then May, with $344.

Is Lake Barkley a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When going on vacation to Lake Barkley, we recommend you to plan ahead as 75% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Lake Barkley are January (the average amount of properties that are available reached 51% of the total last year), October (50%), and February (47%).

How many vacation rentals are there in Lake Barkley?

Our catalog features around 120 vacation rentals from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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