As the sun begins to cast its warm embrace and the days stretch longer, it’s that time of the year again – the season of summer vacation. Planning the perfect getaway involves more than just choosing a destination, it’s about creating lasting memories. If your ideal escape involves serene landscapes, tranquil waters, and the soothing ambiance of a lakeside retreat, you’re in for a treat! 

Today, we’ll explore five amazing lake rental properties that have captured our hearts. Each destination promises a unique blend of natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and the perfect setting for relaxation. Whether you’re an avid water enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle, our carefully selected lakefront properties are sure to cater to your every desire. 

Smoky Lake Retreat on Douglas Lake 

Let’s first look at a brand-new property on Douglas Lake. Immerse yourself in the splendor of this three-bedroom, three-bathroom lakefront property with awe-inspiring mountain views and lakeside sunsets.  Whether you’re seeking a romantic escape or an unforgettable family vacation, this idyllic sanctuary guarantees tranquility and peace. With three levels, there is plenty of space for the whole family. Whether you plan to cook in the gourmet kitchen, relax by the fire pit, or enjoy all the lakeside activities, this cabin will exceed your expectations. 

Authentic Lakefront Log Cabin on Cherokee Lake 

Next up, experience the charm of a genuine log cabin situated on Cherokee Lake. This secluded cabin can sleep up to ten and features a private dock. Witness the breathtaking sunrise over Cherokee Dam from the inviting deck. Enjoy the simple pleasures of roasting marshmallows over the fire pit. Embark on a day trip to explore Gatlinburg or Dollywood. Revel in the perfect blend of seclusion and convenience. Bring your own boat to use at the private dock or opt to rent a pontoon boat from the local marina for a leisurely cruise on the lake. Cozy up by the beautiful stone fireplace or sway gently on the porch swing. Book this cabin on Cherokee Lake. 


Spacious Lakefront Escape on Douglas Lake 

Discover a spacious lakefront haven at Douglas Lake, offering the ideal retreat for a relaxing group getaway. This expansive retreat (sleeps up to 18) boasts remarkable lake views, a large sloping lawn, and many features and amenities designed to maximize the scenic setting. Take advantage of convenient water access for boating at the nearby Dandridge Dock, complete with a sizable fishing pier for enthusiasts in the group. Within a three-mile radius, explore various local dining options, grocery stores, and even a brewery. Plan easy day trips to the attractions of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg, or embark on endless adventures in the nearby Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Your Douglas Lake escape awaits, promising a perfect blend of tranquility and exploration. Check out this property HERE. 

The Lake House on Cherokee Lake 

Escape and relax at this serene oasis, where the house is surrounded by towering hardwood trees, providing a picturesque view of Cherokee Lake. Ideal for almost any season, this cabin offers a retreat with something for everyone. Inside, the cabin exudes comfort and coziness, inviting you to disconnect and embrace the beauty of nature. The expansive deck, perched among the trees, serves as a delightful spot to savor your morning coffee, offering a treehouse-like experience. This cabin provides the perfect chance to step away from the demands of everyday life and reconnect with family in a tranquil setting. Snag this cabin before it is booked for summer! 

Lake Front Lodge on Douglas Lake  

Welcome to Lake Front Lodge, located in the historic town of Dandridge, TN! Create lasting memories at this luxurious, family-friendly retreat. This custom-built lakefront lodge and guest house are nestled on over 6 private acres and comes fully equipped with resort-style amenities, ensuring extensive comfort and enjoyment. Enjoy a seasonal boat launch, year-round boat dock, remote workspace, playground, game room, deck space, fire pit, and hot tub. Experience the epitome of luxury and relaxation at Lake Front Lodge. 

Spend Your Summer Vacation on the Lakeside of the Smokies 

As we wrap up this journey through these five extraordinary lake rental properties, we hope you feel inspired and excited for the adventures that lie ahead. Planning the perfect getaway is an art, and with the right destination, there are hundreds of memories waiting to be made. 

Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, the world of lakefront getaways awaits. So, go ahead – pack your bags, embrace the warmth of the sun, and dive into the beauty of Lakeside of the Smokies. Your dream summer vacation is just a reservation away, and we’re confident that the memories you create will linger long after the summer sun has set. Happy travels!