Find a multitude of outdoor things to do in Somerset

You can hike, fish, and picnic to your heart’s content at Lake Cumberland and General Burnside Island State Park, located near the Country Inn & Suites, Somerset, KY. There are plenty of things to see and do during your stay, from admiring the scenic views at Cumberland Falls to connecting with nature at Daniel Boone National Forest. You can also head indoors for shopping at Somerset Mall and drop your bags off in your hotel room before seeing a movie at Somerset Cinema 8. If Civil War history piques your interest, stop by the Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center & Museum to take a guided tour or pay your respects at the national cemetery.

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Daniel Boone National Forest

20.05 mi / 32.26 km from the hotel
Visit this national forest to engage in hiking, target shooting, picnicking, and rock climbing. Explore sandstone cliffs and narrow ravines, and then enjoy water sports on one of the three lakes and numerous rivers and streams.

General Burnside Island State Park

8.89 mi / 14.31 km from the hotel
Discover myriad ways to enjoy the outdoors at General Burnside Island State Park, which features opportunities to boat, fish, and picnic around the lake. You can also hit the links at the on-site 18-hole golf course.

Lake Cumberland

4.07 mi / 6.55 km from the hotel
Pack your fishing lures, hiking shoes, and a swimsuit to make the most of your trip to Lake Cumberland. To rent a boat, visit Lee’s Ford Resort Marina upon arrival.

Mill Springs Battlefield

6.49 mi / 10.44 km from the hotel
Learn more about the Battle of Mill Springs when you visit this historic location featuring a museum filled with authentic artifacts and Civil War memorabilia.

Somerset Cinemas 8

4.34 mi / 6.98 km from the hotel
Kick back with buttery popcorn and a cold beverage as you catch the latest blockbuster film at this movie theater.

Somerset Mall

4.5 mi / 7.24 km from the hotel
Shop for new clothes and personal items at anchor stores Belk and JCPenney before sitting down to a USDA Choice steak at The Old Time Grill.

SomerSplash Waterpark

1.1 mi / 1.76 km from the hotel
This exciting park features a 20,000-square-foot wave pool, 40-foot tall waterslides, a lazy river, and an interactive kiddie pool. Take a break with a cold drink and relax under a shaded cabana.

International Paranormal Museum

1.23 mi / 1.98 km from the hotel
Browse research and artifacts covering extraterrestrials, Bigfoot, ghosts, and other phenomena at this small museum. You can sample divinely sourced mineral waters and try an EMF meter on paranormal objects.