Our Favorite Vacation Spot That Won’t Break the Bank
What’s your idea of the ideal vacation? If rest and relaxation is prized over exploration and seeing the sights, we just might have found you the perfect place to take a vacation. After all, sometimes you want to get away and just take it easy, not venture out and see every last thing there is to see.
Don’t get us wrong--the latter type of vacation can be great, but when you’re trying to rest and you’re just going the whole time, you might feel that you need a vacation at the end of your vacation just to get rested up before you head back into work. On the other hand, if you’d like to return from your vacation rested and recharged, a Fairfield vacation might be up your alley. Why is that, you ask? Keep reading to find out!
What Makes a Fairfield Vacation So Great?
Well, before we get to what we think about this vacation destination, let’s set the tone with a recent review for the Wyndham Fairfield Glade Resort. This review was found on Google Reviews, and we believe it’s a great way to sum up what you can expect. Here’s what the reviewer had to say:
“The grounds are largely immaculate despite being so expansive. While I did not try golfing, tennis, or other major activities, their appearance was notable and impressive. The community pool was also very nice and clean [and our room] was well-furnished, clean, comfortable, and also romantic with a jacuzzi, fireplace, and back patio facing a wooded golf tee. Local man-made lakes offer peaceful scenery. Two wineries are close by as well as a handful of highly-rated restaurants. Wilderness walking trails are available throughout the property. My four days was not enough to do it all.”
This is just one of several reviews highlighting just how incredible a trip to Fairfield Glade is. No matter how you like to relax, whether it’s in an outdoor pool or on one of five golf courses (all renowned for being some of the best in Tennessee), you’re sure to find that this is the place to be.
Great if You’re Trying to Vacation on a Budget
There’s no better way to take a vacation on a budget than by finding a location that doesn’t require you to go elsewhere to have fun. A game room, horseback riding, a sauna, and fourteen different tennis courts are just a few of the things you’ll be able to do at this particular destination, ensuring that rest and relaxation take the forefront. Forget about gallivanting around town, because you won’t want to stray far from the resort.
Unless you’re planning to go fishing that is. Perhaps you’ve been an avid fisherman (or woman) for many years and your ideal vacation is one in which you spend as much time as possible with your line in the water. Or maybe you’ve just gotten your first fishing pole and you’re dying to learn the ropes (or the lures, if you will) in a location where you can just relax and it doesn’t matter if you catch any fish or not. Either way, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are eleven different lakes nearby with some of the best fishing around. It doesn’t get much better than that!
Or perhaps hiking is up your alley. Spending time in nature is exhilarating enough in and of itself, but factor into the mix the idea that you’ll be in somewhat unfamiliar territory and you’ve just created a recipe for an exciting outdoor experience. Take as many hikes as you like in order to see it all or set a leisurely pace and keep things relaxing while you’re spending time in the great outdoors. Either way, it’s up to you and there is no shortage of incredible things to see on your Tennessee getaway.
Plan a Day Trip
Fairfield Glade makes a great base of operations if you’d like to see some of the surrounding areas as well. Crossville is just a few miles away where you can see the Palace Theatre that was built in the 30s and was recently restored to showcase all of its glory. Or you can head to one of the nearby wineries and sample some fine local wines, then head to a unique restaurant!Or you could make the short drive to Knoxville for a day of shopping or a trip to the movie theater.
Nashville is also just a few short hours away, allowing you the perfect opportunity to see the Grand Ole Opry or take in a Nashville Predators game. We’re big fans of Nashville and we believe that its proximity to Fairfield Glade makes it the perfect destination for a day trip. Take things at your own pace as you eat some of the best barbecue in the world and see the sights, then head back up to your resort for a quiet night in on a comfortable bed. That sounds like a textbook example of a win/win situation if you ask us.
Chattanooga is also nearby, affording you the opportunity to do everything from take a ride on a riverboat to go for a leisurely cruise on a rented bicycle and take in all of the sights. If you’re the outdoorsy type, you will be thrilled to hear that Outside magazine recently named Chattanooga the Best Town Ever, making it an ideal place to visit on your day trip. A few recommendations that we’d suggest are visiting the Tennessee Aquarium to see everything from penguins to butterflies and then hit the town for some of the absolute best Tennessee barbecue you will ever have at Chatt Smoke House.
Book Your Trip Today
There you have it--a low-key, relaxing vacation on a budget that ticks off all of the boxes when it comes to getting some rest and enjoying your surroundings. Many list of the best places to take a vacation mention Las Vegas or California or New York City, but isn’t that what makes this suggestion so great? It’s the fact that it’s not well known that makes it so wonderful. You’ve just discovered a hidden gem and we think you’ll be absolutely thrilled with your choice.
Do you have a question about this particular destination or any of the other trips you can book here at Vacation Strategy? We’d be glad to answer any of your questions and provide you with the insight you need to make your decision. Feel free to give us a call at 888-832-4223 because we’d love to talk to you!
- Janero Gonzales