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Things to do during "cabin time" in Cookeville
Cookeville cabin rentals are unique. Reconnecting with that someone special is made easier when you rent a Cookeville, TN cabin or cottage. Relax in gorgeous mountain scenery complete with waterfalls, wildlife, hiking trails, caves, lakes and streams. Whether on foot, in a car, or on the back of a motorcycle, you’ll find plenty of day adventures to lure you away from the comfort and seclusion of your Tennessee vacation rental and create lasting shared memories.
Your Cookeville/Monterey cabins are located near the crossroads of HWY 11 and interstate 40 with easy access to 12 different motorcycle routes to choose from. All routes offer tree-lined curves, rolling hills, and breathtaking views. The 178-mile Famous Falls trip is packed with spectacular waterfalls and state parks. You’ll see Rock Island State Park with its impressive Great Falls on the Caney Fork River and Fall Creek Falls State Park with its 256 ft waterfall - the highest in the eastern US. Check out where parts of the “Jungle Book” were filmed in Crossville at Ozone Falls where cascading water plunges 110 feet into a deep rocky pool, which disappears underground and then reappears downstream.
Renters looking for central Tennessee cabins near art galleries will be delighted with the selection in Cookeville. The Cumberland Art Society Gallery features local artists of all mediums. Works by local watercolorists are displayed in the Art and Frame Gallery. Planning a wedding or anniversary party? Marilee Hall Ceramics studio specializes in custom-made cake toppers and colorful, whimsical clay works and sculptures. The Bark Studio features one-of-a-kind carved wooden sculptural pieces and fine furniture made from both domestic and exotic woods.
Cookeville cottage renters will want to launch your own boat at the Cookeville Boat Dock on Center Hill Lake. This scenic reservoir lake is 64 miles long and has a depth of 190 ft. Great fishing awaits with Catfish, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Bass (Stripe), Bluegill (Bream), and Walleye. You can also rent a pontoon boat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard at the Boat Dock. After your water adventure is complete, motor or paddle up to their floating eatery on the lake - the Lighthouse Restaurant with homemade pie, fresh salads, and cold sweet tea.
Only a little over an hour away from Nashville, TN, families renting a Cookeville vacation home will find plenty of entertainment for the entire family. Younger children ages 1-10 will enjoy the Cookeville Children’s Museum with a variety of hands-on activities that let parents and children interact and create together. Your kids or grandkids will be delighted with The Heart the City 12,000 sq. ft. playground. Its slides, ramps and play structures also include supportive swings and ramps for specially-abled children making it an “all-inclusive” playground. The Dogwood Park water fountain creates an inviting splash pad to cool off in during the summer months. After you dry off, take a look at the Cookeville Depot Museum and relive the past with a 1920’s class caboose. You can rent bikes at Caney Forks Cycles or Cookeville Bicycles and ride the new 4-mile Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail winding through the central Tennessee’s high plains.
With so much to see and do, returning back to the peace and quiet of your Cookeville cabin or cottage rental will be the place you want to curl up, relax, and savor the good life.
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