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Things to do during "cabin time" in Rockwood
Searching for Rockwood, TN cabins on Watts Bar Lake? These Rockwood, TN cabin are conveniently located between the cities of Nashville and Knoxville, making it an easy central Cumberland Plateau vacation rental destination from either the west or east. You’ve heard of Walden Pond, how about Walden Ridge? The Walden Ridge rises up above Rockwood to an elevation of 3,048 and contains Mt. Roosevelt offering dramatic views of the Rockwood valley and the Tennessee River’s Watts Bar Lake.
When you choose a Roane County vacation home getaway, you’ll want to visit the truly quaint Rockwood historic downtown area. Visitors will enjoy specialty shops, antique stores, summer flea markets, and a cute old-fashioned soda fountain in the Live and Let Live Drug Store. The city hosts a classic car and motorcycle show every April, the Thunder Road Festival, so be sure to venture out of the beauty and comfort of your Rockwood cottage rental to see the show.
You can rent pontoon boats, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards at the Caney Creek Marina to get out on Watts Bar Lake. Great fishing for striper, largemouth bass, spotted bass, catfish and crappie awaits you on the lake. You may also want to try duck hunting in the winter. There is great hiking and bird watching in 11,000 acres of Mount Roosevelt Wildlife area sounding the town of Rockwood. The overlook in the wildlife area has a small parking lot, picnic tables, and one of the best overlooks in the Cumberlands. This is a prime spot for viewing migratory birds and butterflies. Be certain to take the drive from your central Tennessee cabin rental to the overlook and enjoy the splendor of the ancient Appalachian Mountains.
Make sure you talk to the Rockwood rental owners about the many seasonal events and Watts Bar Lake activities. Compare lakefront cabins and lodging, then book directly with the rental owner or property manager and save. Why pay middleman booking website traveler fees when you can book direct.