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Recent East reviews

  • Our second honeymoon

    "We stayed in this wonderful little cabin recently and absolutely loved it! Clean, beautiful and perfect little home away from home. Loved the washer/dryer in the cabin for those days we came in filthy from a hike in the mountains and needed fresh clothes. The kitchen is well stocked and they even provided detergents for the dishes and laundry. Our only complaint was the grill has seen better days so we did not use it. Also, if you use Direct TV during the rain it is "hit and miss" . There is absolutely NO cell phone or internet up there so be prepared to be off the grid! (It was fine with us!) We will definitely be back!"
    Guest: Bev C. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 18, 2014
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  • Andrew

    "I recently stayed here and I had a terrific time. The pictures in the descriptions are much bigger than the actual size of some of the rooms. The main area looks big but is actually smaller because of the camera shot being with a wide lens. That did not stop us from having a great time. I stayed in the upstairs bedroom and it was perfect. The TV did not work in there but that did not bother us. The Jacuzzi was fantastic and felt great. The rest of the crew was all downstairs. They said the beds were soft and comfortable. There are 2 games downstairs and one does not work and the other one was too. The screen was extremely blurry and the gun did not aim correctly. The hot tub downstairs was another bonus and we had a great time in there. The couch upstairs had several rips in it but it was surprisingly very comfortable. We had 2 people sleep on the couch because we had seen the pullout couch was being fixed and we did not want to break it. Overall we had a great visit, the drive up is not that difficult. Just give your car some gas and you'll be fine. We drove up at night after we went downtown and we made it back easy. The parking out front held 3 cars. The view from the back is one of the best views in Gatlinburg in my opinion."
    Guest: Andrew Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
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  • Great Family Vacation

    "Our family vacationed at Rocky Top from October 24-28, 2014 and I can't say enough about this place. The location is great. We we were so close to shopping, attractions, and restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The cabin was very spacious, beautifully decorated, and well-kept. There was plenty of room for the 12 of us. The view from the back deck was spectacular. The grandchildren especially loved the hot tub! The kitchen was huge and well equipped and the bedrooms were nice and roomy. The upstairs game room was fabulous! The guys especially enjoyed the pool table. We had a family vacation that we will never forget. We hope to return to Rocky Top for a summer vacation in the future. Rocky Top is by far the best place we have every stayed and I would highly recommend it to anyone. I highly commend the owners for making Rocky Top a lovely "home-away-from-home" for its guests."
    Guest: Sheree Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 13, 2014
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  • Heaven on Earth

    "My family and I had the opportunity to experience all the amenities this lovely property has to offer guests. Spacious sleeping accommodations, well-appointed kitchen and breath-taking views are only a few of the multiple luxuries we enjoyed. Douglas Lake is a stunning backdrop for endless hours of boating, fishing and swimming and the cabin provided the proximity and accessibility to savor each and every one during our stay. Pictures are far inferior to the elegance this home affords. Thank you Steve for your assistance throughout the rental process. I eagerly anticipate a return trip in the not so distant future!"
    Guest: JB Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 7, 2014
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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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