Destination guide

Travel to cosy Rocky Top

The lake and riverfront create a pretty picture of Rocky Top. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this trendy city. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Rocky Top

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Rocky Top a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • La Follette Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Big Ridge State Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Max Air Trampoline Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Three Ridges Golf Course (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rocky Top

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rocky Top is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Norris Dam State Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Cove Lake State Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Gibbs Ferry Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Big Ridge State Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Haw Ridge Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rocky Top

The nearest airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), located 29.9 mi (48.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rocky Top?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 277 holiday lettings around Rocky Top. From 184 houses to 52 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rocky Top?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rocky Top:

  • Fort Sanders: 29 holiday homes
  • Big Creek: 70 holiday homes
  • Flat Hollow Marina: 25 holiday homes
  • Lakeside Estates: 47 holiday homes
  • Mechanicsville: 27 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rocky Top? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rocky Top. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Norris Dam State Park: 392 holiday lettings
  • Tennessee Theatre: 681 holiday lettings
  • Max Air Trampoline Park: 307 holiday lettings
  • Ewing Gallery: 625 holiday lettings
  • East Tennessee Veterans Memorial: 456 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rocky Top listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rocky Top?

Yes, of course. offers 184 Houses in Rocky Top. Our other popular types of Rocky Top holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 52 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rocky Top?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 111 holiday homes with pool available in Rocky Top. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.