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  • Great Peaceful Get Away

    "Had a great time at the Bunkhouse on Cherokee this weekend. The place is very nice inside, well stocked and maintained. The view from the bunkhouse and how peaceful the place is is just AWESOME. This was our first visit here and I sure hope to do this a whole lot more often. Will definitely recommend this to all my friends. Thanks for sharing your great place with us."
    Guest: Larry H. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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  • Family Reunion

    "Our family has a reunion every January. We have held our reunion at the Elk Lodge in Townsend for many years now. They are so good to work with us to handle our needs. Everything is always clean, and well stocked with towels, linens, etc. The kitchen is huge and great for all of our family to be in there at the same time trying to fix our dishes. (There are 2 refrigerators, 2 dishwashers, 2 commercial stoves, and absolutely plenty of all the pans, glass mixing/baking dishes, silverware, plates, etc.) The dining room is really large and can accomodate our entire family. There are many tables, so we end up playing games after the meals. There is also a very large meeting room upstairs where we have our meeting/party. There are many things to do in the area also. The staff is very helpful, and great to work with you on your needs. Check it out, it's a great place to stay, and we love it!"
    Guest: Joy Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: May 16, 2015
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  • Wonderful

    "We will definitely be coming back to stay. It was a well maintained and a very nice and cozy place. We loved that we could bring our two dogs with us. Our teenage daughter loved the place so much that she wants to buy it and live there!! The history of the mountain amazed her, she is a history buff. We enjoyed walking all the trails at the golf course and driving around and looking. A very peaceful getaway. Can't wait to return."
    Guest: Robert C. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
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  • We Loved our stay!!!

    "We had 14 friends staying comfortably in this large home with plenty of space and beds. We loved the fact that there wasn't ANY bunk beds, the kitchen had lots of pots and pans and you could drive to either the lower level or the main level with plenty of parking. The owners were always nearby and only one call away. We appreciated the bottled water in the fridge, the extra fridge downstairs and all the comfortable beds. Thanks for the great time!! We'll be back!!"
    Guest: Susan C. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 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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