Where to stay around South Holston Lake, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 110 vacation rentals near South Holston Lake. From 51 Houses to 34 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Holston Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in South Holston Lake?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Holston Lake. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • North Carolina: 23,652 vacation rentals
  • Boone: 2,078 vacation rentals
  • Blue Ridge Mountains: 12,686 vacation rentals
  • Banner Elk: 1,866 vacation rentals
  • Beech Mountain: 1,325 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in South Holston Lake! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in South Holston Lake?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Holston Lake:

  • Boone: 2,078 rentals
  • Banner Elk: 1,866 rentals
  • Beech Mountain: 1,325 rentals
  • Butler: 514 rentals
  • Vilas: 1,808 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in South Holston Lake?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in South Holston Lake. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cherokee National Forest: 752 rentals
  • Virginia Creeper Trail: 373 rentals
  • Bristol Motor Speedway: 227 rentals
  • Watauga Lake Winery: 1,626 rentals
  • Emory and Henry College: 66 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Holston Lake listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Enter the lush Cherokee National Forest

Perched on the northwest edge of the Cherokee National Forest, South Holston Lake is a vast expanse of shimmering fresh water that draws visitors from far and wide. The lake sits just a short drive from Bristol, a gently bustling community that straddles the Tennessee-Virginia border. You're guaranteed the warmest of Southern welcomes in this beguiling community, which boasts alluring independent boutiques, irresistible eateries, and a thriving arts and entertainment district. South Holston Lake vacation rentals range from sleek downtown apartments to waterfront log cabins, so you can tailor your stay to your exact wishes.

Aquatic adventures at South Holston Lake

South Holston Lake serves as a beacon to anglers of all skill levels. Its waters are positively teeming with black bass, sunfish, catfish, and other highly prized catches. There's no better way to spend a sizzling summer's day than to catch some rays from the comfort of your own pontoon boat, which can be hired from numerous marinas around the lake. If you're in the market for something a little more adventurous, join a scuba diving expedition and get up close and personal with the local marine life. Or grab yourself a jet ski and race across the water at thrilling speeds.

Treats for music lovers and motor fiends alike

You'll find a wealth of attractions within easy reach of your South Holston Lake vacation rental. The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is an interactive celebration of the legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions, today regarded as the 'Big Bang' of modern country music. Highlights include a fully operational vintage radio station, which broadcasts live from the museum. Petrol heads will certainly want to make a pit stop at the Bristol Motor Speedway, one of the most popular NASCAR tracks, renowned for its incredibly steep banking. For an unforgettable day trip, head deep below the earth's surface to explore the enchanting Bristol Caverns, with their surreal ancient stone formations.

Sunny summers by South Holston Lake

Summer days around South Holston Lake are generally long, sunny and blissfully warm, ideal for lounging around and enjoying life in the great outdoors. The spring and fall months tend to be pleasantly fresh, and fewer out-of-towners mean that you may be able to secure a good deal on a sought-after South Holston Lake vacation rental. Temperatures plunge in November, but winters are usually chilly rather than bitingly cold, with snowfall relatively rare. Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year, so it's a good idea to pack waterproofs whenever you decide to visit.

Animal encounters at South Holston Lake

The sprawling Cherokee National Forest is home to an abundance of enthralling flora and fauna. It's a haven for birdwatchers, with over 230 recorded species. Keep on the lookout for majestic birds of prey, including the elusive peregrine falcon. Sharp-eyed hikers are also likely to catch a glimpse of forest-dwellers such as darting deer, impossibly cute chipmunks, and maybe even a vividly colorful eastern box turtle.