Things To Do
At Norris Lake
Rent Norris Lake House is nestled in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains providing plenty of opportunities for site seeing and adventures awaiting everyone. Norris Lake offers clear water, beautiful rolling hills and site seeing around every bend.
Bring your mountain bike or hiking shoes and explore the thousands of paths and opportunities to explore on your own, you won’t be disappointed.
Let’s Face It, the lake is amazing and has so much to offer!
Contact Norrislakewatersports.com in advance of your stay to rent everything you need for fun in the sun while on the water.
Rent the following watercraft at Norris Lake Water Sports for endless hours of fun during your stay: Ski Boats, Pontoon Boating, Speed Boats, Jet Skis and all of the accessories including lifejackets, water tubes and more. Additional sources for rentals available.
Fishing is another attraction that will keep you and your family coming back to Rent Norris Lake House since there are so many varieties of fish to go after. Striper John’s guided fishing service https://rain-or-shinestriperfishing.business.site/utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral
Norris Lake offers some of the best fresh water fishing in the state. With over 56 species of fish including an abundance of black crappie, bluegill, brown trout, channel catfish and more – it’s a fisherman’s paradise and is famous for striper fishing.
Where to Eat at Norris Lake
Norris Lake Properties Hot Picks for
ON THE WATER Eats and Entertainment
185 Flat Hollow Dock Circle Speedwell, TN 37870
Great weekend breakfast buffet and full service menu throughout the week. You don’t want to miss Friday night wings night!
Featuring amazing live local music artists on the weekends. Shopping for unique Norris Lake clothing and gifts. Expansive food menu and full service bar. The place to be on Saturday nights for pizza, great ribs, good meals & drink
Come check out this newly remodeled marina! Great menu and full service bar. Has the best breakfast menu on the waterfront!
The Tiki Bar
Full service bar and food with a fun atmosphere.
156 Launch Ln, LaFollette, TN 37766
Full service food and bar. Don’t miss their speciality drinks and famous fried hanging pretzel!
1835 Ridge Rd, Caryville, TN 37714
Froggies! Some think their wings are the best on the lake. Try and see for yourself! Live music on the weekends, boat rentals, full service bar and food menu.
1203 Whitman Hollow Road, LaFollette, TN 37766
Plan a day trip to Bubba’s for some of the best fun around. Live music, indoor and outdoor dining, Full service bar and restaurant.
170 Beach Island Rd, Maynardville, TN 37807
Bars and Eating Options OFF THE WATER
Chapman Hill Winery
450 S. Chapman Road, LaFollette, TN 37766
Charley’s Pizza Parlor
103 E Cumberland Ln, Jacksboro, TN 37757
Spice up your Norris Lake vacation with a good Mexican food.
Katie’s Carry Out and Catering
183 N Tennessee Ave, LaFollette, TN 37766
2131 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette, TN 37766
McCloud Mountain Restaurant
1220 McClouds Trail, Duff, TN 37729
Rainbow Family Restaurant
1726 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette, TN 37766
Rickard Ridge BBQ
131 Goose Ln, Caryville, TN 37714
1419 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette, TN 37766
2558 Jacksboro Pike, Jacksboro, TN 37757
2303 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette, TN 37766
Twin Flame Sports Bar and Restaurant
2239 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette, TN 37766
Norris Lake Marinas
Sugar Hollow Dock
Located near Lakeside Estates and is a full-service marina that offers ski boat, Jet Ski and Pontoon Boat rentals, covered slips, and boat lifts. The General store offers many important lake items that include food, fuel, bait and fishing licenses. If your tummy is rumbling, The Galley Restaurant is an excellent choice for great food, a great view of the lake and plenty of room for a crowd.
610 Marina Lane LaFollette, TN 37766
This is a popular full-service marina offering pontoon boat, wave runner, and water toy rentals. This resort also includes a full service restaurant, groceries, ice-cream shop, ATM, boat accessories, gas, oil and an RV parts and accessory store. If you need internet access, Shanghai offers wireless internet throughout the harbor. It is also the first marina on Norris Lake to enforce mandatory holding tanks — making it an environmentally friendly Tennessee Valley Clean Marina!
1000 Shanghai Lafollette, TN 37766
Flat Hollow Marina and Resort
Located near Flat Hollow Estates and is a full-service marina that provides rentals for pontoon boats, ski boats, jet skis, and accessories. You can also shop at the marina store for beer, soda, groceries, boat accessories, bait, fishing tackle and much more. This marina provides a launch ramp, outdoor bar/gathering area and a full service remodeled restaurant with an extensive menu.
185 Flat Hollow Dock Cr Speedwell, TN 37870
Springs Dock Resort
Full-service marina that provides rentals for pontoon boats and jet skis, gas, boat slips, and dry boat storage. The resort restaurant offers a complete menu and you can shop at the Dock Store for ice, beer, groceries, fishing tackle, bait, boat accessories, lake maps and more. Springs Dock Resort also has an ATM and a public phone.
1652 Alder Springs Rd LaFollette, TN 37766
Whitman Hollow (Full bar, bands every weekend)
Whitman Hollow Marina is your ultimate Norris Lake vacation destination. Our newly remodeled full service Marina including our brand new covered slips will create the perfect beginning to your summer adventure. Our goal is your comfort. Whether you’re cruising, fishing, wake boarding or water skiing, Whitman Hollow Marina is fully equipped to provide all of your vacation fun.
For the 2020 season we have completely remodeled Fully Stocked Bar (Now offering draft beers) more live entertainment, more seating, and a lot more fun.
1203 Whitman Hollow Road, LaFollette, TN 37766
— Phone: 423-562-9941
2860 Baker Highway Huntsville, TN 37756
Royal Blue (ATV)
6307 Stinking Creek Rd , Pioneer, TN 37847
912 WINDROCK ROAD, OLIVER SPRINGS, TN 37840
865-435-3492 | 865-435-1251 |
Hiking at Norris lake
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Cumberland Gap Parkway Hwy. 25E Middlesboro, KY 40965
Horse Back Riding
Walden Creek Riding Stables
2709 Walden Creek Rd. Sevierville, TN 37862
Movie Theater & Rentals
Carmike Movies (2 theaters)
2140 Jacksboro Hwy, La Follette, TN
MUSEUMS AND OTHER ADVENTURES
Children’s museum in Oakridge near Knoxville
Living Museum of Appalachian History
McClung Museum of Natural History
LJams Nature Center
Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
Norris Lake Golf
The Greens at Deerfield
18 Hole Championship Golf Course
161 Clubhouse Drive, La Follette, TN
Woodlake Golf Course
Power Play (About an hour drive one way)
134 Main St.Tazewell, TN 37879
Wears Valley Zipline Adventures
1911 Wears Valley Road, Sevierville, TN 37862
Shelly Belle’s Kayak and tubing also axe throwing
Cumberland Gap National Park
Elk viewing station at Hatfield Knob
Because Life is Better
at the Lake…
We find Norris Lake to be about as perfect a place on this planet you can find!
Majestic mountains and crystal clear waters combine to make your experience here unforgettable.
We have 6 kids and 3 dogs and love every minute we spend at the lake.