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3 Reasons to make Norris Lake your Vacation Destination

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If you and your family love the outdoors and nature then Norris Lake, Tennessee is the place you've been dreaming about! See our top 3 reasons to make Norris Lake your 2014 vacation destination!

1. The Beauty of Norris Lake

If you have never been to Norris Lake, Tennessee then you've been missing out! Norris Lake is unsurpassed in natural beauty and abundant wildlife. With 34,200 acres and over 880 miles of beautiful shoreline, it's of little wonder why so many make Norris Lake their vacation destination every year! Along the shores of the cleanest lake, the views of the lake and surrounding Cumberland Gap mountains will enchant you. Bordered by both Kentucky and Virginia, Norris Lake offers a very pleasant climate year-round. Activities include water-sports, fishing, boating, camping, hiking, nature walks, state parks, museums and more! Come check it out and see for yourself!

View of boats parked in a cove from the main channel on Norris Lake. There are several coves scattered along the shoreline of Norris Lake, that make for a perfect spot to park your boat and enjoy the beauty and nature of the lake and mountains.

During peak season from June 1 through Labor Day, Norris Lake water levels are at full pool of 1,020 ft. Water elevations fall below the optimal water levels only when rainfall and runoff are insufficient to meet system flow requirements from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). And during the months of June through September the water temperature on Norris Lake can be as warm as 80° F.

Norris Lake is surrounded by beautiful mountains making it a boaters paradise.

2. The Marinas

View of Stardust Marina on Norris Lake with access to restaurant by the water. Local marinas offer affordable rates on boat rentals!

There are 21 active marinas on Norris Lake! These local marinas offer not only friendly service but everything you need for a day on the lake including boat rentals, paddle board rentals, boat slips, marine supplies, fishing licenses and bait, groceries and more! There are currently 15 marinas that also offer restaurant access by the water.

3. Vacation Rentals

Vacation House Rentals on Norris Lake
View of Vacation House Rental at Lakeside Estates for Sale with waterfront views of Norris Lake.

If you're looking for a place to stay, there are plenty of  vacation rentals on Norris Lake to choose from. From log cabin style chalets, floating house rentals on the water, house boat rentals to waterfront condos with modern amenities, Norris Lake has it all! Some of the vacation homes can even accommodate up to 21 people for large groups, family gatherings, reunions, wedding parties, church retreats and more. Be sure to also check with many of the marinas that also offer vacation rentals.

Have a question or comment about Norris Lake? Please share, we would love to hear from you.

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