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The Houseboat Capital of the World!

Along the shores of beautiful Lake Cumberland, Somerset proudly claims its place as part of the Houseboat Capital of the World.

Somerset – The Houseboat Capital of the World

The Ultimate Houseboating Playground. Explore the vast expanse of Lake Cumberland and the largest reservoir east of the Mississippi. Somerset’s claim as part of the Houseboat Capital of the World is anchored in the endless coves and open waters that beckon houseboat enthusiasts to embark on unforgettable journeys.

The Birthplace of the Houseboat. Somerset proudly boasts as the “birthplace of the houseboat.” The very first houseboat was invented right here, on the tranquil waters of Lake Cumberland. This pioneering spirit continues to inspire houseboat enthusiasts who seek the perfect blend of innovation and relaxation.

Houseboat Rentals and Marinas. Experience the freedom of life on the water with our premier houseboat rentals and marinas. Choose from a fleet of modern, well-equipped houseboats that cater to both seasoned sailors and first-time adventurers. Somerset’s marinas offer everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable houseboat vacation.

Houseboat Events and Festivals. Participate in houseboat-centric events and festivals that celebrate the vibrant houseboating culture of Somerset. From organized events for faster boats to laid back floating parties, our community comes together to share the joys of life on the water, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Join us in Somerset, where the Houseboat Capital of the World is not just a title, but a legacy. Plan your visit and set sail on the tranquil waters of Lake Cumberland, where the spirit of innovation and relaxation converge for an unforgettable houseboat experience.

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