Northeast TN Activities

When you are in our area there are many enjoyable activities to make your vacation a memorable experience. You can enjoy great theatre, engaging musical events, a variety of shopping, good local dining experiences, outdoor festivals and a year round Farmers Market.

Unique Things to Do

Farmers Market

The local Farmers Market provides year round shopping for healthy local grown produce and homemade products. Be sure to visit the market to purchase some great products for your cook outs while you are vacationing in our area. 

Heritage Hall

While you are vacationing in beautiful North East Tennessee, you can experience some quality theatrical performances and good musical events at historical Heritage Hall. You can view their calendar of events on their website.


La Cucina Italian Kitchen

If you like excellent Italian cooking, you have got to visit this incredible restaurant while vacationing in the Doe Valley area. Be sure to make a reservation before you come to the area, because there is usually a waiting list to get to experience this great food. You can check them out on Face Book.

Shirley’s Home Cooking   

If you like good home cooking, served family style where you can eat all you want, be sure to make plans to eat at this restaurant located near Watauga Lake. They can seat 250 guests, offer great food and live music.  Visit this unique eatery for a heaping helping of southern hospitality while in North East Tennessee.

Suba’s Restaurant

Suba’s restaurant is located in nearby Mountain City, Tennessee and is known for their friendly atmosphere and outstanding food, with two professionally trained chefs, LuAnne and Rich Suba. Their extensive menu ranges from perfectly cooked steaks, the best seafood in the area, pasta, chicken, sandwiches and salads. For a great dining experience be sure to make your reservation before coming to North EastTennessee.


Cranberry Festival

This is an annual outdoor festival held in nearby Shady Valley, Tennessee, a stunningly beautiful valley set in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains and in the Cherokee National Forest. It celebrates the cranberry fruit and the historical Nature Conservancy cranberry bog where the fruit used to be processed in days gone. This well attended event is held every year on the second weekend of October and offers local products, food and music.  This is just a short drive from our vacation Log Cabins. Check this out on Face Book.

Old Butler Days Festival

This is an annual outdoor festival held in Butler, Tennessee and is a celebration of the history of the town of Butler, known as “the town that would not drown”. This festival is held in August every year and offers small town fun, food, products and music. This is right down the road from our Log Cabin vacation homes located on Doe Creek. Check this out on Face Book.

Trade Days Festival

This is an annual festival held in Trade, Tennessee and offers Appalachian arts, crafts, foods and music. It brings together Indian tribes in the spirit of trade and exchange of cultures. If you are visiting North East Tennessee in May, you might want to put this on your vacation calendar.  The historical Trade Grist Mill is located on the grounds where this festival is held. This is a short drive from our water front Log Cabins. Check this out on Face Book.


Sassy Kats    

While you are vacationing in North East Tennessee, and are looking for a local shopping experience, you might want to visit Sassy Kats which is located in nearby Mountain City. They offer antiques, crafts and collectables.  For a good time shopping, be sure to stop in.

Country Road Antiques

There is something for everyone at Country Road Antiques. There is a good variety of local merchandise including antiques and collectables at reasonable prices. They have a knowledgeable and friendly staff ready to help you.  If you like to go shopping in unique stores, be sure to stop by.

Corner Nest Antique Mall

This is a large multi-dealer warehouse full of antiques and home décor that is located in Elizabethon, Tennessee. This store has it all, so plan to be here for a while.


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