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Things to do during "cabin time" in Normandy
These Tennessee cabin rentals are near the Duck River and Normandy Lake. On the edge of the meandering Duck River sits the peaceful cottages and lodges of Normandy, TN. Established long ago as a railroad town, Normandy earned its way onto the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors come looking for a piece of the past, but are pleasantly surprised to find friendly, small town charm. Follow the Duck River upstream to find a recreation hotspot in Normandy Lake. The lake offers excellent boating and fishing that draws in outdoor enthusiasts from across the state. By renting a cabin, lodge or cottage in Normandy, you gain access to an amazing area with deep-rooted history.
Flowing nearly 300 miles, the Duck River defines much of the middle Tennessee landscape. Canoeing and kayaking on the river is highly recommended by locals and offers scenic views of spectacular rock bluffs and diverse wildlife. For an exciting day away from the cottage and on the water, check out Normandy Kayak Rental for day trips on the Duck River and Normandy Lake. Coyote, beaver, fox and countless species of birds can all be seen taking a drink on the river’s edge. Below the surface, over 150 species of fish thrive, making the Duck River one of the most aquatically diverse waterways in the nation. Different types of bass make for great sport fishing. It’s not hard to see why this area is a fisherman’s favorite.
For a relaxing day shopping, dining and sightseeing, take a short drive west to Shelbyville. Visit the Clearview Horse Farm, where you can meet and ride horses around their beautiful 150-acre farm. You can go for a ride on one of the farm’s many trails or learn how to drive a carriage. Spoil yourself and stop by the Shelbyville Record Shop or The Pomegranate, a jewelry and gift store. Cook at the cottage, or take a short drive to the best in local dining. Grab a bite to at Legends of Shelbyville, a steakhouse that won’t break the bank. Bocelli Pizza and Pasta Shoppe is perfect if you’re looking for a little piece of Italy. Create your own pizza and grab one of the restaurant’s homemade cheesecakes to take back to your Normandy vacation rental. Normandy’s unique cabins and cottages are perfectly located near Shelbyville and the Duck River making for a great TN vacation getaway.
Make sure you talk to the Normandy rental owners about the many seasonal events and Normandy Lake trips. Compare cabins and Normandy lodging here, then book DIRECTLY with the owner or property manager. Avoid traveler fees found on booking websites.