Foust Cabin, Clinton, Tennessee
Foust Cabin, Clinton, Tennessee | Photo Credit: VRBO

If you are looking for a getaway to the mountains of Tennessee, Rocky Top offers numerous outdoor adventures. From exploring historic sites to traveling down ATV trails, visitors to Rocky Top can experience the beauty of the scenic landscape and unwind in the friendly and welcoming small town. There are plenty of activities for people of all ages. One of the best ways to experience the area is to stay in a cozy cabin and below are five great places that you can book to stay during your next vacation!

While not all of these cabins are located right in Rocky Top, they are each close to the small city and feature a short drive to plenty of the local amenities and attractions. From a lakefront cabin right on Lake Norris to historic stays dating back to the 1700s, these cabins are sure to bring out the mountain charm. Planning out your next escape to Tennessee can be made even better with a stay at one of these great mountain cabins.

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1. Log Cabin on Lake Norris

Log Cabin on Lake Norris, Jacksboro, Tennessee
Log Cabin on Lake Norris, Jacksboro, Tennessee | Photo Credit: VRBO

Bedrooms: 6

Sleeps: 20

Pet-Friendly: No

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Imagine sitting in front of the cozy fireplace with stunning views of Lake Norris right out the window! This cabin features tall windows, vaulted ceilings and even charming decor. With six bedrooms and five bathrooms, this rustic-themed cabin offers plenty of room for large groups or families. With your own personal dock right on Lake Norris, bring your own boat or use some of the provided kayaks or canoe! There is public marina close by and plenty of other things to do in the surrounding area during your stay.

2. The Lodge on Rocky Top

The Lodge at Rocky Top, Rocky Top, Tennessee
The Lodge at Rocky Top, Rocky Top, Tennessee | Photo Credit: VRBO


Sleeps: 10

Pet-Friendly: Yes (1 Dog Only – 50 lbs max)

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This inviting cabin boasts not only a great open-floor plan layout but also a modern kitchen and space for the whole family. With three bedrooms, this cabin gives space to spend time with family. There is a place right outside to park your trucks and trailers if you choose to bring ATV’s with you. From The Lodge at Rocky Top, you can ride directly to some of the local off-roading trails! After a long day on the trails, use the provided washer and dryer to clean up your clothes before unwinding in this cute mountain stay.

3. Historic Samuel Harned Cabin

Samuel Harned Cabin, Clinton, Tennessee
Samuel Harned Cabin, Clinton, Tennessee | Photo Credit: VRBO

Bedrooms: 2

Sleeps: 5

Pet-Friendly: No

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Step back in time to the 1790’s with a stay at the historic Samuel Harned cabin. While the home has had several upgrades over the past couple of centuries, the cabin still bears some of the rustic signs that date back to the early pioneer days of Tennessee. The cabin boasts a small kitchen and even a living room with a wood burning fireplace. Pour a cup of warm coffee and sit out on the rocking chair on the porch for a relaxing morning.

4. Historic Foust Cabin

Foust Cabin, Clinton, Tennessee
Foust Cabin, Clinton, Tennessee | Photo Credit: VRBO

Bedrooms: 1

Sleeps: 2

Pet-Friendly: No

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History lovers will enjoy this pre-Civil War cabin dating back to 1860. Sit in front of the crackling fire or curl up on the couch to read a book. Enjoy the timeless charm of this old cabin while appreciating some of the modern features such as a small kitchen. There is one bedroom that is a loft. The historic Foust Cabin provides a great place to stay and is still close to many of the local attractions.

5. Modern Cabin

Modern Cabin, Rocky Top, Tennessee
Modern Cabin, Rocky Top, Tennessee | Photo Credit: VRBO

Bedrooms: 2

Sleeps: 9

Pet-Friendly: No

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From the rugged metal ceilings to the charming wooden doors, this cabin is sure to bring all the mountain vibes during your stay. This cabin features two bedrooms, one of the bedrooms has double bunk beds for the kids! Enjoy an outdoor firepit for making s’mores or relaxing for a evening around the fire. There is even a place to park your trailers if you plan on going ATV trail riding nearby!

Plan Your Visit

Whether you are looking for a great place to stay during your outdoor adventures or simply a cozy cabin to spend a colorful autumn weekend, these homes could be the perfect place to plan your getaway. With these cabins all in a close drive to local attractions and even the charming downtown of Rocky Top, there will be plenty of things to do during your visit.

Some of the local attractions include the Coal Creek Miners Museum, Fort Anderson, Norris Dam State Park and world class ATV trails!

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Ashley Gary
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