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Recent East reviews

  • Beautiful Home in Peaceful Setting

    "Our family stayed for 5 days in this beautiful Dale Hollow Lake home. The house was very clean, well maintained and nicely furnished. It had everything we needed, including a well stocked kitchen, and laundry room. We really enjoyed eating our meals on the screened in porch and watching for wildlife. The home sets on a beautiful wooded lot. We took the owners advice to not bring our boat down to the home, and rented a slip at Sunset Marina, which made our stay even more enjoyable. We spent lots of time on the lake, and our teenage children enjoyed tubing and water skiing. We really enjoyed the whole Dale Hollow Lake area and are already talking about going back next summer!"
    Guest: Scott Family Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 7, 2014
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  • Highly Recommended

    "We had a wonderful time. Accommodations were clean and I had tidy. I would recommend this location to any of my family and friends."
    Guest: Happy Customer Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Great Property!

    "My family usually goes to the beach every summer but we wanted our kids to experience something new. The cabin is gorgeous and has just about everything you need. We all enjoyed the loft with the huge high def screen and all of the games that were provided. Sitting out on the deck at night on the porch swing was really enjoyable as well. We were hoping to see at least one bear there or on our hikes in the Smoky's but no luck. The owners were a joy to work with, as they always responded ASAP with any questions that we had prior to arriving as well as when we were there. This is by no means a complaint, but a recommendation in that we just wish there was a table and chairs on the huge deck. We like to eat outside when possible and I would have enjoyed sitting out there having my coffee while using my laptop first thing in the morning. We would definitely add this location and especially this specific cabin to our vacation rotation moving forward. It would just be more like every few years rather than every year, just so we can experience new places just like this one. I would recommend this cabin to anyone, as you will not be disappointed!"
    Guest: Kevin M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Perfect Getaway!

    "Peggy, Thank you for sharing your cabin with us! We have been staying at vrbo properties for many years and Bear Haven is now tops on our list! Location, cleanliness, amenities, views, etc... etc... etc... are all perfect! Your local directions and suggestions for shows and restaurants were most helpful (and much appreciated) in planning our vacation. We usually do not repeat vacation locations and have never stayed at the same property twice, but we are already discussing coming back to the Smokies and Bear Haven again next year!"
    Guest: Stacy Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 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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