RiseShineStay was born out of a love of travel and is focused on your 5-star stay.  The NEST & Pokey Moonshine will ensure a perfect mix of amazing views, proximity to attractions, and interesting surroundings.  When visiting, The Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee or Upstate New York – you and your family will experience this beautiful area in comfort and style.   

We proudly self-manage these properties with attention to detail and customer service being the top priority.  We want every guest to have a 5-star experience.  Our amenities such as hot tub (TN/NY), reading nook, fire pit (NY) and private deck (TN/NY) will enhance your stay.  We clearly describe the properties and provide pictures so you know exactly what you are renting as a guest of RiseShineStay.  

We want to elevate your vacation by taking all the things we have learned while traveling ourselves and incorporating them into your stay.  It all starts with customer service and that is what separates us.  Welcome!

The NEST - Smoky Mountains TN

Sleeps 4 | 1 Bed + Open Loft | 2 Beds | 1 Bathroom | Hot Tub | Private Deck

Nestled in the serenity of Sherwood Forest tree tops, this renovated cabin now boasts a fresh look inside while still reflecting the relaxing cabin charm. The NEST is part of a gated community located minutes from all of the sights and sounds magical Smoky Mountains has to offer.

Pokey Moonshine - upstate NY, Finger Lakes

Sleeps 12 | 4 Bedrooms | 7 Beds | 3 Full Baths | 2 Half Bath | Hot Tub | Dry Sauna | Giant Fire Pit 

Pokey Moonshine sits on 10+ acres and is tucked back among a lush wall of trees in gorgeous surroundings. Watch the cotton candy sky sunsets at the fire pit or explore the mature woodland. When ready, retreat to the cozy & expansive house. *Pokey is 6000 sq ft – all guests have commented on how well it accommodates 12 people!

Why Book With Us

The Perfect Place To Stay


Experience the ultimate blend of convenience and seclusion at The NEST & Pokey Moonshine!

The NEST is moments away from all the area’s top attractions such as Dollywood, The Parkway and the breathtaking National Park. Our cabin is the perfect getaway for those seeking the best of both worlds.  Soak up the natural beauty and tranquility of our secluded retreat, while still being in the heart of all the action.

Pokey Moonshine is ideal for large groups seeking peace & quiet from the hustle of everyday life.  Pokey is less than 30 miles from 4 Finger Lakes, as well as close to several State Parks such as Letchworth, Stony Brook and Watkins Glen.  Additionally, it’s conveniently located to Bristol & Swain ski resorts!


Property highlights

Indulge in a soothing soak in the hot tub or unwind with a good book in the cozy reading nook. You will have your own private deck to take in nature or enjoy a refreshing drink in the shade. Just steps away is a community pool, perfect for a dip on sunny days. And with high-speed Wifi, you can stay connected. 

Lots to explore at Pokey – 10+ acres for kiddos (& adults) to explore, including a babbling brook behind the A-frame.  The fire pit is sure to be a favorite of the group to catch a sunset and make lifetime memories.  During the colder months, the 10 seater hot tub + dry sauna in The Spa Room will be a crowd pleaser as well!  Lastly, we can’t forget – those with a  competitive spirit will enjoy the game room – ping pong table, corn hole and air hockey!

No Booking Fees

Say goodbye to unnecessary expenses! Cut out those pesky booking fees and keep more money in your pocket by booking directly.

Top Tier Customer Service

We are committed to making your experience a standout one.  We won’t rest until we’ve earned your 5-star review.


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