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  • Beyond Our Expectation!

    "The weekend was spectacular! We rented this lodge for a women's retreat. There is a guest house that we did not need which does give you more room. We had 22 ladies and there was plenty of beds in the rooms and bathrooms (we even had enough hot water for all the showers). There is a pool table and air hockey table as well. Every lady had very positive things say from how clean it was to the beautiful lodge itself and the absolutely beautiful scenic view even before springtime. There are 2 kitchens but the main level kitchen was all we needed. When we arrived the maintenance guy was there to meet us and had everything ready including the hot tub. We loved the movie theater on the first floor so that we could cheer on our Kentucky Wildcat Basketball team to end the regular season 31-0! It was only a short drive to the outlet centers and Apple Barn but there is a grocery and Walgreen's very near the lodge just in case you forgot something. The owner was very easy to work with and very hospitable. She texted while we were there to make sure everything was going ok. I would highly recommend staying here!"
    Guest: Lisa R. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
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  • Wonderful place to stay!!!

    "We stayed for the 3rd year in a row at this condo in Oak Square. Our trip was the last week of August. Verlon could not be nicer to work with in securing one of his places at Oak Square. It is so easy to stay here and walk everywhere you want to go. Love this place!!!! Garry"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 19, 2014
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  • I want to live in the queen of gatlinburg!!!!!!!!

    "One of my favorite Gatlinburg cabins. I have stayed here with 4 people and I have been here with over 20 people counting kids!!! Regardless of how many people it is spacious and private either way!!! With 3 decks, 3 stories and 5 master suites you can be with people or be alone!! Beautiful rockers and swings await you on the decks! Located just off gatlinburg parkway it is convenient but yet private. I have slept in4 of the 5 master bedroom bathroom suites and still can't decide if I have a favorite bedroom!!! I love them all!!! Beds are incredible comfortable!! You can never go wrong with the Queen!!!!"
    Guest: Kathy E. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • Great getaway

    "Laughing Rivers is such a sweet place to stay. It is right in the heart of things but yet very private too. Everything we needed was there and the place is beautiful and very clean. This was the perfect getaway for just my wife and I and I am sure we will be staying here again. Jennifer is a pleasure to work with and answered all my questions quickly and cheerfully."
    Guest: Mr. C Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 23, 2015
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East Travel Tips

East Tennessee is Easily the Best Vacation Destination

East Tennessee is a region filled with urban areas, sprawling countrysides, plenty of attractions, and lots of adventure opportunities. Check out the Smoky Mountains or hike the Appalachian Trail. Visit towns such as Bristol, Kingsport, Knoxville, and Chattanooga. Have the time of your life with your family and friends at the local attractions. The friendly mountains, broad valleys, and running rivers make any of the many East Tennessee vacation rentals the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The Best Time to Visit East Tennessee

A great time to book East Tennessee resorts is in the fall. Get into Tennessee, see the leaves change for the autumn season and take in the beauty of the Smokey Mountains. In the winter, there are a few cold, wet weeks but overall it is pleasant all year long. The spring and summer offer the perfect weather for outdoor family fun. The first week of November is particularly cold so most visitors avoid that time. Just remember, because the region is surrounded by mountains, the weather can be somewhat unpredictable. It is a good idea to check the weather just before you visit to ensure that you pack the right clothing.

Transportation in East Tennessee

One of the best airports to fly into is Knox County Airport. Another good option is Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport. Both have a wide variety of car rental chains as well and without a car, you will not be getting very far in East Tennessee. A rental car is especially perfect for getting out of your East Tennessee cabins for day trips. Many of the towns in the region do offer free trolleys, public buses, and some taxis.

Perfect Daytrips in East Tennessee

The region has so much to offer that it will be hard to choose where to spend your days. One destination not to miss is the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. It offers an array of wildlife, hiking opportunities, and outdoor adventures. You might do well to visit Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, or even Gatlinburg. For an interesting twist, you might want to visit Rugby, an Edwardian-era village built as a utopian community that has been perfectly preserved. If you want to stay in a city that is centrally located to most popular day trip destinations, Knoxville might be your best bet.

Tennessee Music Culture

Tennessee is known as a melting pot of musical styles and influences. From the eastern border, Appalachian folk songs and bluegrass were born. Country music bloomed in Nashville. Rockabilly, blues, gospel, and even rock-n-roll stemmed from the Mississippi belt of the state. To this day, Tennessee-–Nashville in particular–-is a strong musical town. The bustling city of Chattanooga was the inspiration for Glenn Miller’s song “Chattanooga Choo Choo.” If you are up for a day trip away from the area, check out Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. Music always has been and always will be a large part of the Tennessee culture. That means that there is no shortage of live music performances, musical festivals, and concerts throughout the year.

The State’s Natural Beauty

During your stay in East Tennessee, take some time to enjoy the great outdoors. More than half the state is covered by protected forests, national parks, wilderness, and game preserves. Part of the fun of your vacation will consist of hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and just about any other outdoor activity you can think of. Be sure not to miss the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, and Ruby Falls.

Fun for the Whole Family

East Tennessee has an exceptional list of attractions that the whole family will love. Your itinerary should include stops at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, the Lost Sea, the American Museum of Science and Energy, the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, Rock City, the Tennessee Aquarium, and the Knoxville Zoo. The majestic mountains, fun-filled attractions, and fast rides at the theme parks (Dollywood) will let you find exactly what you are looking for in a family vacation!

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