Itinerary for Friends or Solo Travelers

Are you looking for a relaxing vacation where you can reconnect with nature? Then stay at Kentucky Lake!

You can be adventurous or simply relax on the boat all week, it’s up to you! If you’re looking for a little adventure throughout your stay, then you, or you and friends will love some of the ideas below. We’ve done the hard work of planning your trip, now all you need to do is call and reserve your place to stay. Once you’ve done that, your vacation is already planned!

 

Add these ideas to My KY Lake Trip Planner:

Day 1:


 

Morning:

 

 

  • Spend the day on the lake!
    • Find a fishing guide, even if you’ve never fished before!
    • Rent a boat: kayaks, fishing boats, pontoons and more are available!

Benton Donuts

Benton Donuts


  110 A E 5th Street, Benton, KY 4202


 270-387-0003


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Parcell's Deli & Grille

Parcell’s Deli & Grille


  165 US HWY 68 E, BENTON, KY 42025


270-527-9300


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Afternoon:

 

 

  • Continue boating, fishing or find a public beach to relax on!

Sizzlin Sisters Grill

Sizzlin Sisters Grill (Food boat on the lake)


  The Sands, Kentucky Lake, Hardin, KY 42025


270-804-0636


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Lolli’s on the Lake

Lolli’s on the Lake  (Food boat on the lake)


  Smith Bay, Kentucky Lake


636-262-7176


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Evening:

 

 

  • Enjoy live entertainment or trivia night at The Dam Brewhaus. They also serve a light menu if you’re looking for a late evening snack or want a quick dinner option!

The Dam Brewhaus

The Dam Brewhaus


 1894 US 641 N. Benton, Kentucky


270-252-9302


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Day 2:


 

Morning:

 

 

Calvert City Old Park

Calvert City Old Park


  Calvert City, KY


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Mike Miller County Park

Mike Miller County Park


270-527-5284


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Calvert City Golf and Country Club

Calvert City Golf & Country Club


  GOLF COURSE RD.,BENTON, KY 42025


270-395-5831


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Kentucky Dam Village State Park

Kentucky Dam Village State Park


  199 COUNTRY CLUB,CALVERT CITY, KY 42029


270-395-5831


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Afternoon:

 

  • Spend the afternoon at KY Dam Village. You can go horseback riding, walk across the dam or swim at their public beach!

 

Kentucky Dam Village

Kentucky Dam Village State Park


  199 COUNTRY CLUB,CALVERT CITY, KY 42029


270-395-5831


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Harbor Lights Restaurant

Harbor Lights Restaurant


  113 ADMINISTRATION DR., GILBERTSVILLE, KY 42044


800-325-0146 • 270-362-4271


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Evening:

 

 

Ralph's Harborview Bar & Grill

Ralph's HarborviewRalph’s Harborview Bar & Grill


  570 MOORS RD., GILBERTSVILLE, KY 42044


270-362-1412


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Kentucky Opry Country Music Show

Kentucky Opry Country Music Show


A good, clean wholesome family show. The Kentucky Opry will entertain you with gospel, country, 50’s and some great impersonations of your favorite Grand Ole Opry stars.


  88 CHILTON RD, BENTON, KY 42025


270-527-3869


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Twilight Cabaret Productions at Kenlake State Resort Park

Twilight Cabaret Productions at Kenlake State Resort Park


Enjoy an evening of rich entertainment from live music to theater performances!


  542 Kenlake Rd. Hardin, KY 42048


270-362-8933


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The Beer Garden

The Beer Garden


  3540 US Hwy 641 N Benton, Kentucky


270-252-9137


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Dam Brewhaus

The Dam Brewhaus


 1894 US 641 N. Benton, Kentucky


270-252-9302


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Day 3:


 

Morning:

 

Aurora Landing Restaurant

Aurora Landing Restaurant


  542 Kenlake Rd, Hardin, KY 42048


270-474-2211


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Afternoon:

 

 

Belew’s Dairy Bar

Belew’s Dairy Bar


  150 UNION RIDGE ROAD, AURORA, KY 42025


270-493-1215


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Evening:

 

  • Enjoy an evening under the stars at the Calvert City Drive In. See a double feature of some of popular new movies! Take your blanket, grab some popcorn and have a fun night at the movies.

Calvert City Drive In

Calvert City Drive In


Drive in movie theater also known for their burgers and pizza. Open daily during the summer season. Visit or call for details.


 111 DRIVE IN LANE, CALVERT, KY 42029


270-395-4660


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