Where to stay around Watauga Lake?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 549 holiday lettings near Watauga Lake. From 189 cabins to 171 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Watauga Lake is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Watauga Lake?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Watauga Lake. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • North Carolina: 21,796 holiday homes
  • Virginia: 5,196 holiday homes
  • The Cottages at Banner Elk: 16 holiday homes
  • Boone: 1,951 holiday homes
  • High Country: 11,511 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Watauga Lake! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Watauga Lake?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Watauga Lake with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Boone: 1,951 holiday lettings
  • Banner Elk: 1,723 holiday lettings
  • Vilas: 1,673 holiday lettings
  • Blowing Rock: 1,730 holiday lettings
  • Bristol: 118 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Watauga Lake?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Watauga Lake. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • East Tennessee State University: 102 holiday rentals
  • Moses Cone Manor: 1,988 holiday rentals
  • Bristol Caverns: 144 holiday rentals
  • Grandfather Trout Farm: 1,939 holiday rentals
  • The Greater Foscoe Mining Co.: 1,956 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Watauga Lake listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

A holiday rental home in Watauga Lake, Tennessee is a wonderful choice for a holiday filled with outdoor fun

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.

Things to Do on Holiday to Watauga Lake, Tennessee

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.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Watauga Lake, Tennessee

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.

Weather on Watauga Lake, Tennessee

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.

Travel to Watauga Lake, Tennessee

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.