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Our Story

At the turn of the century, Shawn Dunnaway began to see a need for a comprehensive website promoting Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, and Land Between The Lakes.  Over the next year, he began researching and compiling data for what would become  The website had a soft launch on December 1, 2001 and launched officially on New Year's Day 2002.

Since that time, Shawn and his team of staff have worked promoting the Kentucky Lake Area.  Now in its 22nd year of service and having received over 20 million website visits, has become the internet's top destination for all things Kentucky Lake.

We take pride in the Kentucky Lakes Area. We believe our sites need to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information possible. is updated around the clock, every day, providing timely information for tourists and locals.

Explorations Media Group, LLC, the parent company of this website, is based in Murray, Kentucky and is owned, operated, and designed by local folks who are originally from the Kentucky Lakes Area.

In 2018, our company expanded by acquiring, a commercial website promoting LBL and the surrounding area. A little later, was launched as a tool for users to find a specific type of rental. took off next in 2021 providing the same rental booking service on Lake Barkley.

In October 2019, we acquired, its digital assets and social channels from Lake Productions, LLC. Two months later was relaunched and became an integral part of our company's marketing efforts.

The number one goal of Explore Kentucky Lake and our other online properties is to market and promote Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between The Lakes online. If you would like to find out more about our company, email at