When planning your next visit to Somerset, Kentucky also pay a visit to the city of Burnside. As a premier lake destination, stretching across roughly eight miles of stunning shoreline, Burnside offers a variety of fun things to do and see, including, an array of scenic parks, lake activities, golf courses, dining options, and seasonal events. And with our hotel near Burnside, Kentucky, finding convenient accommodations close by has never been easier!
Originally named Point Isabel, Burnside’s origins date back to around the year 1800 with the pioneers from the Carolina’s and Virginia. The city eventually gained its new name during the Civil War in 1863 when the Union Army set up a troop rendezvous and a supply base. It was on these same grounds that the East Tennessee campaign of General Ambrose E. Burnside took place, therefore giving the city it’s new name.
With a rich history and plenty of things to do in the area, we strongly encourage guests to make a day trip to this stunning city. And only a short 12-minute drive away is our hotel near Burnside, Kentucky, providing guests not only a close proximity to this prime lake destination, but also a variety of other top nearby attractions
Indulge in this lively restaurant scene along the Lake Cumberland Shoreline. From fine dining, pub fare, to quick grab and go food options, guests can enjoy a romantic dinner for two, live entertainment, or a couple of cocktails by the lake.
From our General Burnside Island State Park to Cole Park, guests can enjoy the great outdoors at some of some of the scenic parks throughout Burnside.
Depending on what time of year you’re planning on visiting our hotel near Somerset, Kentucky, the city of Burnside, only a short 12-minute drive away, offers a variety of fun events throughout the year.