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  • An experience to be repeated

    "Spacious. 10 and 12 year old girls loved the downstairs room and game area. Well furnished and the views were great. Under 10 minutes to PG attractions. The rental process was a breeze and the owners were very proactive."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 19, 2015
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  • Birthday Surprise Gateway

    "My boyfriend, our little Westie Dalilah and myself spent a wonderful weekend gateway to Hunker Down cabin. The weather was wonderful, plenty of wood to be burned and enjoyed, Jacuzzi and hot tub just for the two of us. We were very pleased with everything the cabin had to offer, the view and the serenity was definitely worth the 8 hours drive from North Carolina. Highly recommend this cabin!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 21, 2015
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  • Amazing Place is so fitting!

    "We had a group of nine people. We we soaked up every available moment possible in this cabin. There's so much to do in the area but we hated to leave the spacious cabin and the absolutely majestic view! Words really can't describe the beauty. It truly is breathtaking. . We will definitely stay her from now on."
    Guest: kim Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
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  • Teresa & Walt

    "The cabin was exactly as it was advertised....quiet, with an awesome view. It was in an area that we were close to all the places that we wanted to check out without having to drive at long distances. We visited in Jonesborough, Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol, Asheville and even into Damasca, Virgina...we rode the Virgina Creeper Trail, I highly recommend to try this. Also the little town of Elizabethton is so very quaint with some of the most friendly people. The cabin was well stocked with everything you would need in the kitchen. The bed was comfortable. The best thing for us was that our cell phones did not get service, was actually able to not receive any calls from work. I will say that there was a land line phone there available to use. And the owners were very personable ready to help with any needs you might have. We highly recommend this cabin, loved our stay and will go back again.Teresa"
    Guest: T Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 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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