Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

A premier lake vacation destination, Norris Lake offers lakeside living at it's finest!  Dubbed one of the cleanest lakes in the Southeast, Norris Lake boasts 800 miles of ever-changing shoreline. There are many marinas dotted along the crystal clear waters that invite watersports enthusiasts of all ages, three nearby State Parks offer miles of hiking and biking trails and the nearby towns are home to many family and kid-friendly attractions. Explore our Local Area Guide as you plan your trip to Norris Lake with Deerfield Vacation Rentals.


The beautiful waters and shoreline of Norris Lake is our main attraction but the attractions and activities do not stop there. Step back in time to Appalachian history at a local museum or explore the trails of a nearby State Park. There is always something fun to do in and around Norris Lake.


Fancy some fresh fish for dinner? Norris Lake is best known for it`s excellent bass fishing. Whether you are fishing from a boat in a secluded cove or unwinding in a deck chair on the shore, fishing is a favorite Norris Lake pastime.


Pack the clubs and tee off amidst spectacular scenery on one of our nearby golf courses. So bring your A game to Norris Lake for a challenging game graced with vistas of the lake and mountains.


Norris Lake is a family-friendly vacation destination with something for everyone of all ages! Kids delight in the endless water play, while teens swing from branches over the glistening waters and jump from bridges. Off the water there are even more great kid-friendly attractions and activities .

Norris Lake Water Temps

Want to know how warm the water is today? Or how warm it will be during your vacation this summer on Norris Lake. Click this link and it will give you all the information you need.


Norris Lake is a water lover`s paradise. You`ll find all the toys dotted along the shoreline from Hydro-Bikes and Jet-Skis to fishing kayaks and pontoons.


Fancy a snack or a delicious meal after a day of endless lake activities? Browse our Local Area Guide for places to eat on and off the lake.

Norris Lake

Welcome to Norris Lake located in the Norris Highlands, where water related recreational opportunities await in one of the TVA`s cleanest lakes. Whether you come for boating, fishing, skiing, golfing, 4-wheeling or just relaxing, we feel that the area has it all, making Norris Lake your family vacation destination.