Watauga Lake is located between Boone, North Carolina and Elizabethton, Tennessee. Both areas offer a wide selection of lodging, places to eat, and things to do. We encourage you to contact the sites below for more information...


Bee Cliff Cabins
John & Norine Allen
141 Steel Bridge Road
Elizabethton TN 3764
SPECIAL OFFER for WLT participants and supporters: Stay for 2 nights at full price and get 3rd night 50% off. Just mention special offer code TRIATHLON50BCC.

Iron Mountain Inn B&B
268 Moreland Drive
Butler, TN 37640
Feet up Comfort – we welcome “sweaty bodies”
Relax in our steam showers and whirlpool tubs after the race!
Enjoy dinner at the Inn the night before….carbo loading??

Creekside Chalet
268A Moreland Drive
Butler, TN 37640
423-768-2446 or 888-781-2399
Cozy secluded log cabin (3 bedrooms 2.5 baths) next to a creek. Sleeps 6 – but best of all….relax in the hot tub under the stars before and after the race. Make this cabin your headquarters for a family fun weekend at the festival

Cottage on Watauga Lake
1035 Piercetown Road
Butler, TN 37640
423-768-2446 or 888-781-2399
A 3 bedroom 3 bath home right on the edge of the lake – race down the lawn and jump into the lake! No steep steps. Steam shower and 2 person whirlpool make after race relaxing…..ahhhh!

Hidden Cove
Two luxury log homes (one sleeps 14 and the other sleeps 9) and a small cottage (sleeps 4). All three offer gas grills on deck and outdoor hot tubs. See the website for photos. Book 2 nights and get a 3rd free for the triathlon weekend!
Melody Wilt
2842 Draft Road
Butler, TN 37601

Call 803-242-3068 for reservations

All of the above properties are within 20 minutes drive of the starting point of the Race. Come, share the magic of the mountains on this great fall weekend!

Sugar Hollow Retreat
Closest lodging facility to race headquarters. Located on 300 picturesque acres, a unique upscale lodge has 8 guest rooms and serves breakfast daily. Three additional guest houses will accommodate between 6-12 persons each. Elegant yet affordable lodging. Ideal for groups or anybody looking for a quiet and very special place to stay in the mountains.
Surry Roberts
197 Elk Ridge
Butler TN 37640
423-768-3105 • 919/836-1965

Roan Mountain State Park Cabins
Thirty AAA cabins are situated in the woods of Roan Mountain State Park. Each cabin has a front porch with rocking chairs, fully outfitted kitchen, full bath with tub/shower, wood burning stove and gas/electric heat. Firewood, bedding and towels are provided by the park.

Watauga Lakeshore Resort
Lakeshore Resort on beautiful Watauga Lake in Northeast Tennessee offers a full service marina, boat rentals, cottage and cabin rentals, motel units and The Captain's Table restaurant...ALL of which offer breathtaking views of one of the country's most scenic lakes.

Carden's Bluff Campground
Campground is on a bluff with some sites overlooking Watauga Lake; 42 tent sites with tables and grills, flush toilets and 6 water spigots. A boat ramp is located a half mile west of campground on Highway 321.
Directions- Take Hwy 19E/321 South from Elizabethton to Hampton, turn left on Hwy 321/67 South, and drive east 4.1 miles to Carden's Bluff sign.

Watauga Lake "Reel" Estate
Marilyn B. Good, Broker, GRI specializes in homes, land, and property on Watauga Lake in the area around Butler, Hampton and East Tennessee.

Flyfishntn Log Cabin Rental
Shady Valley Tennessee.
Located in the mountains of East Tennessee. Two bedroom one bath log cabin. The perfect getaway. Mountain stream out back and a pond in the front yard. Sit on the porch and enjoy the scenery, or hike the nearby Appalachian Trail. Ride bicycles on the Creeper Trail or sit by an open fire. 423-739-2077

Jack Farthing Farm
This charming two-bedroom, two bath cabin is within walking distance of Watauga Lake: the third cleanest lake in the nation, filled with inlets and islands along the Cherokee National Forest that will take you back in time. 804-874-4389

Cabins on Watauga Lake
Patrick Wylie
2904 Draft Rd
Butler, TN 37640
Any quotes are valid for the following 7 days unless stated differently in the email.

Eagles View Cabins
James (Jim) Morton
204 Winters Hollow P.D.
Roan Mountain TN 37687
423-772-0039 / 423-282-4611 Fax 423-283-4869

Meredith Valley Cabins
Martin Meredith
165 Meredith Valley Lane
Elizabethton TN 37643
423-895-0056 or 423-543-2343

Stoney Creek RV Park
Dwight Lacey
108 Price Road
Elizabethton TN 37643

Doe River Inn
Mary Shepherd
217 Academy Street
Elizabethton TN 37643

RiverRidge Campground
Larry VerRan
642 Smalling Road
Watauga TN 37692

Whidden Fly Fishing Lodge
Laura McInturf, Mgr.
485 Smalling Road
Johnson City TN 37601

423-547-0178 Fax 863/635-7301

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