Rough River Lodge & State Park - Approximately 15 minutes from Mt. Laurel Lake. Offers fine dining in a relaxed and beautiful atmosphere.
Doe Valley Golf Course - Approximately 25 minutes from Mt. Laurel Lake. This beautiful golf course is located in Meade County.
Approximately 10 minutes from Mt. Laurel Lake in Hardinsburg, there are a variety of fast food restaurants, and several home cooking type country restaurants. Also 10 minutes from Mt. Laurel Lake in Irvington is the Dinner Bell II.
Lafayette Golf Course - Approximately 15 minutes from Mt. Laurel Lake. New 18-hole championship challenge golf course. Toll free 1-888-257-2105
Mammoth Cave National Park - Approximately 1 hr. 15 min. from Mt. Laurel Lake. World's largest cave system. Offering cave tours, hiking, gift shops, and campfire programs. Phone (502) 758-2225
Cave City - Part of Mammoth Cave National Park. Includes a wildlife museum, Guntown Mountain, chairlift to mountain, wax museum, gift shop, riverboat rides, and many more fun activities.
Patton Museum at Fort Knox - Approximately 30 minutes from Mt. Laurel Lake. Featuring history of armor and Calvary, a section of the Berlin Wall, and a large collection of Gen. Patton's personal belongings.
Glendale - Approximately 1hr. 15 min. from Mt. Laurel Lake. A beautiful, small town boasting multiple craft and antique shops. Dine at The Whistle Stop & Iron Horse Dining Room, a southern style, family-owned restaurant.