Activities near Somerset & Burnside
Discover activities near Somerset & Burnside, from the comfort of our vacation home rental, The Lady Jasmine. The Lady Jasmine is located on Jasper Street making Downtown Somerset easily accessible by foot. Additionally, if you’re looking to go further afield, jump in your car and head to the shores of gorgeous Lake Cumberland.
Discover downtown somerset & Burnside
The Downtowner & Company Guesthouses provide the perfect home base from which to discover the charms of Downtown Somerset & Burnside.
From local coffee shops to homegrown breweries, fabulous dining experiences, and more, you’ll find this a perfect location to check out activities near Somerset and beyond..
Need a place to stay while attending our own homegrown music festival, MMF? Check out the Downtowner & Company which can host up to 6 people.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite places to visit downtown, from dining experiences, to the paranormal museum. All in all you’ll find this area of Kentucky offers a little something for everyone!
Located at 427 Ogden Street, Baxters has been a favorite meet up point with the locals for years!
The Mole Hole
Looking for something unique? You’ll find this charming little gift shop right on Fountain Square.
A welcome addition to downtown, this restaurant hosts a changing menu and a full bourbon bar.
The Makers Mill
This is the space where artists, artisans, and makers put their eye for excellence, passion, and craftmanship on display!
Explore lake cumberland
Once known as the houseboat capital of the world, Somerset is home to the shores of the gorgeous Lake Cumberland. Surprisingly, they say it’s got more shoreline than the state of Florida!
Owing to it’s fabulous downtown location, the Downtowner & Company property is located just minutes away from the shores of Lake Cumberland. It’s location makes the water activities near Somerset & Burnside easily accessible. Rent a boat, bring a paddle board or kayak, book a river excursion or tubing adventure. There are many ways to enjoy the delights Lake Cumberland has to offer.
Ohhh and water views? Yep, we’ve got them, at several of our lakeside restaurants.
Located at Wolf Creek Marina, Fishtails is a hidden gem. This restaurant is easily accessed by boat, and it’s also well worth the drive through the country.
With it’s handcrafted steaks and its killer views, Guthries has been a favorite in the area for many years. It’s also one of the best Sunday Brunch spots around.
Lee's Ford Marina
Only 4 miles from Somerset, Kentucky, Lee’s Ford rents boats, jet skis, houseboats, and more. It also is home to The Harbor Restaurant.
investigate the appalachian foothills
If getting into back to nature is significantly more your speed, you have easy access to the waterfalls, rivers, creeks and trails this area of Kentucky has to offer.
In light of Somerset’s location, you will have easy access to so many natural wonders in Kentucky and Tennessee, making it a dream location for outdoor enthusiasts. Outdoor activities near Somerset & Burnside are easily accessible from the Downtowner & Company’s flagship guesthouse. Take in the brilliant autumnal leaf display on roads less traveled, picnic in a secluded spot at sunset, discover breathtaking waterfalls, explore the Natural Arch or see the only active Moonbow in the world. Our guesthouses are the perfect jumping off point for exploring everything this area has to offer.
The park offers a beach, swimming, boat ramps, courtesy dock, RV camping, primitive camping, fishing, bike and hiking trails, playgrounds, rental cabins, 2-18 hole disc golf course, basketball court, volley ball courts and 7 shelters! It boasts 16.5 miles of trails and 3 trailheads.
Cumberland Falls is one of the few places in the world that regularly produces a moonbow. The “moonbow,” also called a white rainbow or lunar rainbow, is formed just like a rainbow—light is refracted in tiny water droplets—and appears for the two or so days, as long as the sky is clear, on either end of the full moon.
The Natural Arch
The Natural Arch Scenic Area, located on Stearns District of the Daniel Boone National Forest, is a great place to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. The main attraction is a spectacular sandstone arch that spans nearly 100 feet. An overlook provides visitors with a panoramic view of the arch.