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Things to do during "cabin time" in LaFollette
It’s cabin time at Norris Lake cabins and cottages in LaFollette. LaFollette, TN lodges, cottages and resorts are surrounded by both small town charm and peaceful wilderness. A short drive from Norris Lake, the Chuck Swan State Forest and Cove Lake State Park, Lafollette offers visitors the best in outdoor recreation for miles around. Pedal south on the picturesque Cumberland Trail, over 300 miles of trails stretching from north of LaFollette all the way down to the Chattanooga area. Streams, lakes and mountains in the area present travelers with a natural beauty that won’t be soon forgotten. You’ll be happy you picked LaFollete’s lodges and cabins for your Tennessee adventure.
Below ground, stalagmites and flowstone cascades amaze visitors who go on guided tours at the Cumberland Gap National Historic Park. This park is perfect for the explorer in all of us and is less than 40 minutes from your Tennessee cabin the heart of LaFollette. Make sure you pack your camera because, bobcat, beaver and over 150 species of bird can be spotted throughout the parks many trails. South of LaFollette, a 50,000-acre reservoir cuts through the landscape to create a boating and fishing paradise. Norris Lake contains great numbers of bass, walleye and and crappie that will get you hooked. Diverse wildlife and a rich history make visiting the Norris Lake Dam State Park an easy “check” off the bucket-list.
Head west to the Cove Lake State Park, which features easy trails for the whole family, and a 210-acre lake ideal for a picnic. The park’s position on the Cumberland Plateau makes it popular year-round. While many attractions remain open in the colder months of the year, you may want to stay warm by jumping from shop to shop in LaFollette. You’re sure to find something special in the town’s antique shops, art galleries and book stores. A wide selection of restaurants nearby are sure to satisfy any craving. Mama’s Kitchen has stellar burgers and pizza while the Galley Grill and Bar at the Sugar Hollow Marina specializes in sandwiches and steaks.
The possibilities are endless when you stay in LaFollette. Knoxville is only 40 minutes away and makes an excellent day trip, season after season. Your canine companion will love Bark in Park, a Humane Society fundraiser at the World’s Fair Park in June. In October, come into the city for Brewer’s Jam, a craft beer and music festival with delicious local foods. Head over to the Knoxville Zoo in August for the Feast with the Beasts, where you can enjoy tasty food while getting to know the zoo’s many animals. Whether you choose to stay at your LaFollette cottage in Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, you’re sure to experience a vacation to remember.
Make sure you talk to the LaFollette cabin rental owners about the many seasonal events and day trips. Compare Norris Lake cabin rentals here, then book DIRECTLY with the owner or local manager and skip those booking website traveler fees.