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Ocoee, Tennessee gets its name from a former Cherokee settlement. The name also carries to the world-class whitewater rafting river. Aka the Ocoee River. Of course, this means that many adventurists seek out the area to go on one heck of a rafting expedition. But others come to experience other natural waters, like the Hiawassee River. Cafés, seafood restaurants and places to get delicious desserts complete the package for travelers. When coming to this vicinity of southeastern Tennessee, there is an abundance of gorgeous cabin rentals to stay in—we’ve picked out the best in, or near, Ocoee.
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Located just a little bit north, the cabin is situated on the Hiwassee River. The Ocoee River is just 20 minutes south. Two fishing buddies who have been friends since college bought this place so that others could share their love for angling. Come experience spectacular trout fishing, or just head to Ocoee for the rafting.
Situated amongst other like-structures, this tiny, more modern cabin is just what simplistic travelers are looking for. A couple of beds, a bathroom and a place to store food – the rest is all about the great outdoors. Around and about nearby land, you’ll find mountain biking trails and loads of other mountain activities. However, the front porch makes the ideal spot to enjoy breakfast and coffee–perhaps a sunrise too.
Hello, gorgeous fireplace! The stacked stone beauty is the focal point of the warm traditional cabin. Log furniture and pleasantly rugged design create the ideal cabin environment. The deck backs up right against the pristine river, so recreation is literally at the guest’s fingertips. Grab a fishing pole!
Authentic would best describe this rental. Sharing a wall with another cabin, the overall structure is downright cute. Inside is completely and totally no fuss, but well-rated and just what any outdoor traveler would need. Picnic tables, frisbee golf, and other fun touches are part of the property.
Ocoee Lake is pretty much in the backyard of this place. Being a bit larger than some of our other listings, a family of eight can stay in comfort. Other fun activities are around, like zip-lining, and of course, the expected, like fishing and swimming. Each room is colorfully decorated, and the overall look is a blend between a traditional home and a log cabin.
If quietly sitting on the porch, it’s possible to spot a deer trotting through the woods surrounding this mountain cabin – other wildlife could be out and about too. Bringing a set of decent binoculars could be a great idea. The outdoor deck is fantastic, and also features a hot tub. Inside keeps with the outdoorsy theme, and the naturalistic aesthetic will never get old.
Fresh and updated, the inside of this abode is a little bit less rustic than your average cabin. Kids will love the built-in bunkbed nooks, and the adults will likely spend afternoons watching the sunset and sipping on wine. Sounds pretty perfect, especially when seeing how incredible the views are from the porch. Fall foliage vacay anyone? We will see you there when the leaves start to turn fiery orange, bright gold and red.
Welcome to the Sasquatch Cabin, where we cannot confirm whether or not folks will spot an actual bigfoot. (But fingers crossed). You’ll find endearing elements within this cabin, from a covered, closed in porch that serves as an additional sleeping space, to country checkered curtains. We love it.
The exterior wood is slightly weathered, the interior is full of ambiance, and an adorable kitchen with blue cabinets is tucked in the corner. Sitting on 30 acres of property, guests will have a lot of private space to roam, and there is a firepit and small grill to enjoy on clear summer nights. But the hosts are also eager to help you plan a whitewater rafting or hiking trip!
Taking things up a notch, the log home has three lovely bedrooms with the coziest furniture. A full-size kitchen will make meal preparation super easy, and a laundry closet means fewer clothes to wash when returning home. One of the coolest things is that the cabin is situated on top of the host’s rafting company. So if wanting to take on the rapids on an exciting day trip, you would just need to go downstairs and book something.