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Things to do during "cabin time" in Bean Station
Kentucky Lake cabins in Bean Station, TN provide privacy and water fun! Vacation rentals and cabins in Bean Station, Tennessee, find themselves front-and-center in the kind of small-town charm that “city folk” looking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life only dream about — and read about in books. Located at a historical crossroads between the counties of Grainger and Hawkins in the northeast corner of “The Volunteer State,” Bean Station has a telling population of just under 3,000 local residents and stretches over nearly five and a half square miles. Many cabins and resorts rest on the shores of Cherokee Lake, so boating, fishing and water sports are a big part of the cabin time experience.
Many of the vacation homes in Bean Station and its surrounding area are quite private, with privacy secured by woodlands and large, grassy lawns. Vacationers will enjoy the lush greenery that results from Bean Station’s secluded location in the Richland Valley. Bean Station is home to Cherokee Lake and the Tate Springs Victorian springhouse — a remnant of the historical Tate Springs resort that was built around a natural mineral spring once advertised for its inherent healing powers. The city is also the site of an eponymous Civil War battle in 1863.
Guests enjoying the local rental cabins and cottages in Bean Station can appreciate the local history and slower pace of the historical city and beautiful Tennessee countryside. One popular attraction is the scenic Veteran’s Overlook, a memorial high point that offers a spectacular view of the verdant valley, the shining waterways and the distant rolling hills. Vacationers can also head downtown to explore unique local shopping venues such as the Sweet and Sassy Sisters Boutique, or local entertainments such as coffee karaoke and dancing at Steppin’ Out.
Bean Station vacation rentals are also conveniently located to one-of-a-kind local dining experiences, including Cook’s Boathouse Restaurant — serving American food with vegetarian options, the authentic El Paraiso Mexican Restaurant, and the Heartland Café, along with a limited variety of fast-food restaurants. Vacationers can easily access a local grocery store from their rentals in Bean Station — not to mention a year-round fireworks store.
Make sure you talk to the Bean Station cabin rental owners about the many seasonal events and day trips. Compare cabins and Cherokee Lake rentals here, then book DIRECTLY with the owner or local manager and skip those booking website traveler fees.