Douglas Lake can be found within the state of Tennessee, in the United States of America. It is just a short drive to the east of the city of Knoxville and said to be a particularly beautiful part of the US in which to spend a vacation. There does not tend to be a huge numbers of traditional hotels in this part of the world; instead, people prefer to stay in self catering accommodation in the Douglas Lake area as this offers them far more freedom to come and go as they please. All properties throughout the area offer all the mod-cons you would expect and can prove to be exceptionally busy during the months of July and August especially. With this in mind, it is always wise to place your reservation as soon as you know when you would like to go.
One thing you are bound to notice during your holidays in Douglas Lake is the fact that this part of the state of Tennessee is so tranquil and relaxing. Indeed, this is one of the biggest draws of the area. That said, there are still plenty of activities to enjoy when the mood takes you and these include swimming, sailing, canoeing, golf, tennis, walking and hiking, cycling and this part of the US is known to be a perfect destination for avid fishermen.
There can be no better way of exploring the Tennessee Lakes area than by hiring a car and going off to see all of the natural and abundant beauty for yourself. As you drive around, you will come across a number of quaint towns and villages: all of which seem to paint that idyllic picture of the archetypal American dream. If you would like to learn more about the culture and history of this part of the US, however, it is strongly recommended for you to travel to the city of Knoxville. Some of the best attractions to catch in Knoxville include The Frank H. McClung Museum, Knoxville Museum of Art, The Knoxville Zoological Gardens, The East Tennessee History Centre and World’s Fair Park.
Apparently, your holidays in Douglas Lake will be spent officially in a humid subtropical climate, however, once you see the average temperatures in the winter, this will become very questionable. The climate here is more like a continental climate. During the winter, the average temperature is only around 8 degrees Celsius and night-time lows are around -3 degrees; in summer, the average is 31 degrees. This area receives annual precipitation of around 47 inches.
The easiest way to travel to your self catering accommodation in Douglas Lake is to firstly catch a flight from London Heathrow (LHR) to Atlanta Airport (ATL), in Georgia. This can be done through British Airways. Next, you need to catch another flight on to Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) with Delta Airlines.