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Things to do during "cabin time" in Harriman
Harriman Tennessee cabin rentals in downtown Harriman lie in the crook of an oxbow bend of the Emory River in the central Tennessee Valley which spreads across to the Watts Bar Lake. Your Cumberland Plateau River cabin in Tennessee places you in a sweet town established in 1889 that still has restored Victorian mansions. Cornstalk Heights, with over 100 homes in this historical district, is listed as one of the ’Best Old House Neighborhoods’ in the US. A self-guided walking tour takes you on a stroll through the neighborhood and its impressive history.
The Riverfront Park along Emory River offers hiking trails, a playground, pavilion and hosts the summer farmer’s markets. Imagine trekking out from your Harriman cabin down to the farmer’s market to select fresh-picked produce for your dinner meal. Roane County Park in Harriman is located along the Tennessee River’s Watts Bar Lake and makes another perfect day trip destination. Here you can fish from a pier, swim at the beach, and hike on the trails.
Just a short drive from your Watts Lake vacation home, you’ll find whitewater kayaking on the Emory River at Obey Bridge. Emory River Outfitters in Harriman can arrange your fishing, whitewater, or hunting adventure. The Emory Golf Course and Country club has a 9-hole course with a backdrop of stunning mountains, so be sure and pack your golf clubs. The Walden Ridge rises above the city with great hiking trails and scenic drives in the mountains for those who want to venture further in the majestic Cumberland Mountains.
Make sure you talk to the Harriman cabin rental owners about the many seasonal events and day trips. Compare cabins and Watts Bar Lake lodging here, then book directly with the owner or local manager. Skip those booking website traveler fees.