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Things to do during "cabin time" in Vonore
Tellico Lake vacation rentals in Vonore, TN are conveniently located 1.5 hours from Chattanooga and 50 minutes from Knoxville, practically on the doorstep of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park only 25 miles away. Included in the regional area known as the Tennessee Overhill, Venore is situated in the southeast corner of Tennessee and the Cherokee National Forest. History buffs have a multitude of sites to explore in an area rich in Native American heritage and archeology. A Venore cottage rental is a short drive away from Tennessee State Historic Areas, the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, and Tellico Lake.
Fort Loudoun State Historic Park and Tellico Blockhouse State Historic Site contain artifacts and a reconstructed fort from a 1756 British stronghold. At the living history park’s impressive interpretative center, Venore vacation home renters can learn about the French and Indian War of 1754-1763 and the Cherokee trading post at the Tellico Blockhouse site. The park is on an island surround by Tellico Lake with 5 miles of hiking trails featuring scenic vistas. The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum in Venore honors the life of its namesake Cherokee scholar who created the first writing system for the Cherokee language. Sequoyah used the new language to translate the Bible for the Cherokee nation.
Tellico Lake with its 15,560 acres of surface is considered the “Crown Jewel of East Tennessee.” Tellico Lake area cabin renters can also rent a pontoon boat anytime during the year at several of the marinas on the lake. Venore Beach is located on Creek Island near the center of town and offers swimming, boating, and fishing. Kayakers can enjoy a leisurely paddle in the 11-mile Tellico Blueway channel that offers exceptional birding and angling. And just a short drive from your cabin near the Cherokee National Forest is your mountain destination for exceptional hiking, fishing, and sight-seeing.
Make sure you talk to the Vonore rental owners about the many seasonal things to do. Compare Tellical Lake cottages and accommodations here, then book with the owner or local manager to avoid middleman booking website service fees–up to 30%.