A holiday rental home in Watauga Lake will put you close to a wide variety of outdoor activities. Each rental home is well-appointed, so you will have access to everything that you will need in order to enjoy your stay in this beautiful area.
Watauga Lake is set in the picturesque Cherokee National Forest. A holiday to this area is a wonderful choice for anyone who enjoys spending time in the out of doors. The lake provides the opportunity for swimming, boating and swimming. Because the lake is so large, it is also appropriate for jet skiing and even sailing. Boat rentals are available. Gorgeous hiking trails, including many that feature waterfalls, are located in Cherokee National Park. There are trails of varying lengths that are suitable for different fitness levels. Wildlife spotting is also popular in Cherokee National Forest. If you would like to join an organised excursion you will have plenty of options. Kayak, cycling and even tube tours are available during the spring and summer months.
Watauga Lake is located near many popular attractions. NASCAR is a car racing sport that is hugely popular in the United States. One of the racetracks used for NASCAR racing, Bristol Motor Speedway, is located just 64 km away. The Blue Ridge Parkway is a fabulous drive and will allow you to see the beauty of the area from the comfort of your car if hiking is not an option. Cavern systems, such as Linville Caverns and Bristol Caverns are also located within a short drive of Watauga Lake.
Chilly winters and mild, sunny summers are what you can expect whilst on holiday to Watauga Lake. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -4° and -3° C and the average highs are between 7° and 9° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 5° and 11° C and the highs are between 19° and 23° C. During the summer, the average lows are 15° to 17° C and average highs are 27° to 29° C. There is some rain each month. You can expect to see between 51 and 127 mm of precipitation per month.
The closest airport to Watauga Lake is Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI), located 31 km away. Another option is Greeneville Greene County Municipal Airport (GCY), which is a bit further away but may offer more convenient flight schedules. You will need to have a car for use during your stay.