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Recent East reviews

  • Absolutely wonderful!

    "A group of friends and I just stayed here for a weekend getaway. The cabin is amazing! Everything is very clean and nice, and I loved that we had everything we needed - dish soap, towels, garbage bags, it seems like Kim thought of everything. Hot tub was wonderful and the fireplace was so nice to curl up in front of. I would definitely stay here again, and recommend this cabin to anyone!"
    Guest: Hannah Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 18, 2014
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  • A great vacation idea!

    "The wife and I thought it was time for a family vacation and we chose The Safehouse for it. We had 8 adults and 4 grandbabies and all went very well. It is a beautiful lake home and is very well stocked and furnished. We launched a 27 foot Baja just down the street with ease and also rented a pontoon boat for 3 days, and there was plenty of room for both on the dock. We love Norris Lake and we will return to The Safehouse."
    Guest: Ray K Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 14, 2014
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  • Awesome stay

    "Our stay was very pleasing as the layout of the home gave the upper area to adults and teens had the lower area with game table, video games, TV, and access to an additional kitchen with microwave and refrigerator. The home is well stocked in the kitchen with lots of dishes and cookware. Great family time and the leaves reflections on the lake this time of the year is so beautiful. Would love to come back in the summer to enjoy the lake with warmer water."
    Guest: Memories forever Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • Family Fun, Great Location,Memories!

    "Location location location! We arrived to a very clean and well-kept cabin in the woods. The cabin,three floors,allowed 5 adults and 4 children <7,enough space to play and gather together. The kitchen has everything anyone might use. DVD time together, rocking on the porch, hot tub time,or walking down to the catch and release pond are just a few of the activities we enjoyed at the cabin.The location allowed us to experience mt.coaster ride,go carts in Pidgeon Forge, hike in the National Park, and visit Cade's Cove! We were able to park 2 SUV's and pick up with a trailer with 3 ATVs. Some of us ATV rode in Brimstone while others shopped at the Outllet malls! Wow, memories forever! Thank you David, would like to return soon!"
    Guest: Bob Barnaky1 Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 5, 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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