List of Attractions
Tennessee Guest Ranch is a horseback riding guest ranch located nearby Chattanooga, TN in the Sequatchie Valley. If you love nature and lush hill-land farms then it won't be hard for you to find things to do in TN's Sequatchie Valley. A Tennessee Guest Ranch provides a great family ranch vacation.
The Above the Clouds Bed & Breakfast cottages are situated on a ridge overlooking Tennessee's scenic Sequatchie Valley. The nearby Chattanooga and natural and cultural sites of the Cumberland Plateau make this bed and breakfast an idealic getaway for honeymoons, aniversaries and mountain vacations.
From its earliest beginings Lincoln Memorial University began displaying Civil War and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Located on the beautiful campus of LMU in Harrogate, Tennessee, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum houses one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country.
This Inn has a sincere and heartfelt passion for preservation that comes across in every detail. The cottage decor has been carefully designed so as to preserve the historical atmosphere. It is important to understand that a home such as this is idiosyncratic, that its character comes from over one hundred years of Tennessee history.
A great place to take a walk as you learn more about Oak Ridge's WWII history. The park was named after the city's first mayor and the Secret City Commemorative Walk was builtin 2005 and dedicated to the businesses and workers of the Manhattan Project.
Near the foot of Tennessee's Lookout Mountain, this traditional Bed & Breakfast has operated for 18 years. The Inn is perfect for Mother-Daughter getaways. Light, healthy breakfast can be served in the room. Cash/check only. Reservations are required.
Founded in 1899 in Algood, Tennessee, this Methodist Church is an active participant in the worldwide mission of the United Methodist Church, supporting schools, colleges, hospitals, new churches, national emergencies, foreign missions and overseas relief. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Founded by the Virginia minister John Dillard in 1821, Alpine Institute would be burned by both guerrilla fighter in the Civil War and shortly thereafter by the Klu Klux Klan. Years later, in 1880, the school was re-established by the future Tennessee governor, A.H Roberts, and developed into one of Tennessee's most competitive rural schools.
The museum opened in 1949 in an old wartime cafeteria in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. It was originally named the American Museum of Atomic Energy. Its guided tours took visitors through the peaceful uses of atomic energy. The present facility, opened in 1975, continues to provide the general public with energy information. The name of the museum was changed to the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) in 1978.
Country cooking outside Cookeville, Tennessee. More information coming soon!
Tennessee's Appalachian Arts & Crafts Center is a non-profit with a public art gallery and a store where they sell handcrafted arts and crafts. All of their art is handcrafted from local artists and they have a classes year round for children and adults.
The Appalachian Center for Craft is a satellite campus of Tennessee Tech University. In addition to its hiking trails, beautiful setting and gallery, the Craft Center offers craft workshops for all skill levels in blacksmithing, clay, fibers, glass, metals and wood.
Tennessee's Amour's Hotel is on the National Register od Historic Places. It has 14 rooms and 2 suites furnished with antiques, each with private baths. Porches with rockers on 2 levels overlooking Salt Lick Creek. Wireless Internet, Mineral and Steam baths are available anytime and massages by appointment.
Located in the historic Dayton, Tennessee, this custom picture frame store is also the home of local artist's studios. ArtCrafters offers various classes in the arts and crafts taught by our local artisans or teachers in the arts from the area. In addition, you can buy a tastey beverage in their coffee shop while you browse their gallery and store.
Located in Brush Creek, Tennessee, Avans Farm Retreat is a place where you can escape your hectic city life and enjoy a taste of country living for a day or even a few days. It can be a retreat or Bed & Breakfast -- you choose. Ideal for church retreats, family reunions, small corporate outings, or children’s birthday parties in the barn.
Smithville, Tennessee's Azteca De Oro Mexican Restaurant serves authentic style Mexican dishes in a wonderful scenic Aztec atmosphere. They offer Buffet Style Lunch and Dinner, as well as a lavish assortment of appetizers, entrees and desserts. They are open 7 days a week.
This is a 1.8 mile round trip walking trail along the Barren Fork River in McMinnville, Tennessee. It's nicely landscaped to go along with the riparian forest remnants along the route and is an excellent spot for bird watching, botanizing or just a quick taste of nature after a tour of historic downtown McMinnville.
Barton Chapel is a historic chapel on US 27 in Robbins, Tennessee. It was built in 1926 and added to the National Register in 1984.
Union Gen. George Crook and his infantry brigade occupied Carthage, Tennessee in March 1863. To protect the garrison, defend the town, and secure the Cumberland River crossing for troops and supplies, he constructed a small fortification here for an artillery battery.
This 17,000 acre woodland in Franklin County is one of Tennessee's newest Wildlife Management Areas for hikers, horseback riders and hunters. There is a nearby private campground and access for hunters, hikers, and even horseback riders.
Bee Rock is a trail and overlook that is five minutes from Interstate 40 and a long-time cultural fixture for local Monterey, TN residents. It is now privately-owned by the adjacent Bed & Breakfast.
To escape the heat of one hot summer day in 1833, Beersheba Porter Cain of McMinnville followed a mountainous Grundy County pathway to a chlybeate spring that would eventually come to bear her name and, along with the amazing view of the Collins River Valley below, would inspire the creation of a summer resort that is still very much intact today and known as the Beersheba Springs Hotel.
Enjoy a fine dining quality lunch with an easterly view from an overlook above the Cumberland River near Gainsboro, TN. They serve specialty sandwiches, soupls, salads, and plates for lunch between 10:30am - 1:30pm Tuesday thru Friday. Check them out and let us know what you think.
Big Ed's Pizza, a favorite place to eat in Oak Ridge, first opened in Tennessee in 1970, and is dedicated to making top quality pizza with top quality ingredients. The founder, Big Ed Neusel, passed away in 1998. His son, David Neusel, is continuing the family tradition.
The heavily forested, 3,687-acre park lies on the southern shore of TVA's Norris Reservoir approximately 25 miles north of Knoxville. Visitors to the park will find a wealth of activities to meet any interest from guided nature tours to backcountry camping.
The Big South Fork National River and Recreation area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs and provides visitors with wide range of outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, paddling,and horseback riding.
Big Springs Primitive Baptist Church, the oldest church in Tennessee, still stands in Springdale, Tennessee. The church was erected during the winter of 1795-96, when the area was still part of North Carolina.
The Blackberry Bramble Cottage was built around 1920 and was once owned by the Whitson family. It was part of a 600 acre working farm. It has now been completely restored with fireplaces in each bedroom, beautiful new kitchen and baths. Every room is filled with vintage furniture, antiques and shabby chic decor.
In 1907, the State Department of Institutions purchased the 9,000 acre tract of land originally known as the 'Herbert Domain.' In 1933 Governor McAllister proclaimed 6,656 acres of this tract as the Bledsoe State Forest, named after Bledsoe County.
When you are ready for an ideal experience at a slower pace, you will want to visit the Blue Heron Studio and Retreat located in Jackson County, Tennessee. This beautiful property boasts a mile of shoreline on the Cumberland River and the Cordell Hull Lake.
Bluff View Inn is the centerpiece of Chattanooga's Bluff View Art District offering elegant overnight accommodations in lovely, restored homes dating from the early 1900's. Modern conveniences and ultimate luxury in a comfortable setting showcase heirloom antiques, original artwork and bluff-top views of the Tennessee River.
Big Bone Cave is a 400-acre natural area located in Van Buren County on the Cumberland Plateau escarpment. It is named for the discovery of the bones of a giant ground sloth (Megalonyx jeffersonii) in 1811.
Information on this restaurant and their menu coming soon.
This two-story 1815 home next to the courthouse in Pikeville, TN was owned by John Bidgeman. Bridgeman was a local civic and business leader who outfitted a company of Confederate infantry from Bledsoe County.
Called "The Grand Cumberlands" by an early 19th-century traveler, this 10,000-acre WMA is recognized as a natural treasure for its uniqueness and beauty.
Brimstone Retreats is the place to stay when coming to ride the nationally recognized Brimstone Recreation trails. All of our guests enjoy direct access to the trail system from their cabin or campground spot. They are the official lodging for Brimstone Recreation.
Broad Street Deli is a sandwich shop in Cookeville, featuring Boar's Head Meats and cheeses. They slice all of our meats to order, so they're always fresh and to your liking. They also, make sandwiches and subs in three different sizes, so there is something for everyone. They are located next to the New Dogwood Park, downstairs from Outdoor Experience.
The Buffalo Mountain Grille & Pub is a great place to enjoy great food and beer in the relaxed beauty of East Tennessee. This restaurant gets great reviews for their entres and desserts. Try the buffalo burger, with some of the finest draft beer and then a chocolate cheesecake.
This is the birthplace of Cordell Hull Secretary of State during the Roosevelt Administration. He was a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and is known as the Father of the United Nations. The Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum is a historic site owned by the State of Tennessee.
Burgess Falls cascades 130 feet into a deep gorge and can be viewed via a short trail from the state park's parking lot. The trail to deck overlooking the waterfall is approcimately 3/4 of a mile from the parking lot with another half a mile to reach the base of the falls, so a visit could be made in an hour and a half.
Established 1848 through the efforts of Elihu Burritt, a blacksmith who intended that the youth of this community should get the benefits of education denied to him. It closed its doors in 1939 as a result of the development of the public school system and improvement of communication facilities.
The Butterfly Hill Ranch specializes as an accomodation that combines a peaceful country atmosphere with relaxing services such as massage and reki, and outdoor recreation such as horseback riding, hiking and camping.
Butterfly Hollow is a unique, eco-friendly Bed & Breakfast that is within a short driving distance from Nashville. It is secluded in an 85 acre valley between the foothills of the Cumberland Plateau. It's the perfect hideaway for romantic getaways,relaxation retreats, intimate weddings andpersonal elopements.
Enjoy good southern food as you experience the truth about the Civil War in this moving performance. The "The Great Civil War Exposition," has been touring nationally for 15 years and has found a permanent home in the Old Buttonwillow Church Dinner Theater in Whitwell, Tennessee.
The Horst family invites you to stay in secluded cabins with modern amenities beside a small private lake in the friendly Mennonite community of Muddy Pond. Stop in for several days, or spend a whole week exploring the beauty of the Cumberland Plateau.
Don and Dave Sergio began brewing beer at home in 2001 and this grew into a full time job in 2010. They give tours of their brewery and their process on Saturdays. You will need to call and make an appointment to ensure that there is enough room for you and your group.
Camp Crossville was a prisoner of war camp during World War II. It housed German and Italian officers beginning in November, 1942 until the close of the war. The original infurmiry building and other remnants of the prisoner camp can still be seen among its current use as the largest 4-H camp in Tennessee.
The Society maintains a genelogical library at its headquarters in cooperation with the LaFollette Public Library. The collection contains books on genealogy and local history. It also includes an extensive microfilm collection of court records, deeds, marriage records, census schedules, and back issues of the LaFollette Press. These materials are noncirculating.
Good home cooking just like momma used to make.
Hours: 6am-4pm everyday, 6am-8pm Tuesdays
This urban park offers excellent opportunities for watching wildlif A 2+ mile walking trail weaves through the northern edge of this 256-acre park, traversing very nice upland and bottomland hardwoods, a native meadow/prairie, and a fairly large lake that is often home to waterfowl.
The Cannon County Courthouse is an historic building located at Court Square in Woodbury, Tennessee, the seat of Cannon County. It was constructed in 1935 in the Colonial Revival style.
You will find lots of local fresh fruits and vegetables, herbs, nuts, cider, maple syrup, and even local honey. Some vendors may even bring meat, eggs, gourds and handmade crafts. You may also find preserves and fabulous baked goods from local producers.
Canoe trips from two hours to a full-day. Suitable for children. Fishing, swimming, wading, picnicking and full activities on the Sequatchie River.
Take it from this online reviewer: "We are from Cookeville and just discovered this restaurant. We go there every week, sometimes more than once a week. Food is great. Service is just fine-very pleasant folks. [We] have taken friends many times and when we order the Casa Luna pizza, to a person, the response is that this is the best pizza they have eaten in their lives. Try it."
The Devil’s Breakfast Table is wonderful stopping point with a great view of Daddy’s Creek (home to the Tangerine Darter) as well as nice wildflower opportunities.
Cedar Hill Resort is located on the northwestern end of Dale Hollow Lake about a mile from the Dale Hollow Dam. Family owned and operated for more than 60 years, they offer luxurious houseboat rentals and lake view cabin rentals.
The Smokehouse Lodge & Restaurant provides Cedar Plank Cottages, Rustic Log, and Timber Frame Cabins that are located on the 25 acre property and are secluded enough to offer privacy, but close enough to walk to Monteagle Winery, Mountain Breeze Cafe, Village Wine and Spirits Shoppe, and Piggly Wiggly Grocery. There are over twenty cabins to choose from & each one has its own character.
The lake provides varied outdoor recreation opportunities for millions of visitors each year. Because of the temperate climate and relatively long recreation season, visitors have numerous activities to choose from including fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, and many others.
Located in the Calfkiller Valley, France Cemetery is home to the grave site of Confederate Guerrilla Champ Ferguson. Capt. Ferguson was one of two confederate soldiers executed for war crimes in the aftermath of the Civil War. The other soldier was the commandant of the Andersonville prison camp.
Looking for a romantic bed and breakfast in Chattanooga, Tennessee? The Chanticleer Inn is located just 10 minutes from Downtown Chattanooga, atop Lookout Mountain. Lookout Mountain is a beautiful plateau that borders Tennessee, Georgia and, Alabama.
Char is a steak lounge located right on the square in Cookeville, TN known for serving great food, pouring cold drinks and booking some of the best live music in town. Favorites of the menu include Smoked Chicken Wings, Pizza Rockafella, Rattlesnake Pasta, and Signature Summer Salad.
Charit Creek is a rustic wilderness lodge located in the valley in the heart of Big South Fork National River & Recreational Area. The buildings are from the Oscar Blevins farm, dating back to the 1890's, are on the National Historic Register and are the oldest buildings still being utilized nation wide inside the park system.
The Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center at the foot of Tennessee's Lookout Mountain is home to over 50 native creatures of the Southeast. At the Nature Center you have 317 acres of forest, field and stream for walking, biking, wildlife viewing and even learn a bit about Tennessee's early human history.
Cherokee Ridge Camp & Cabins near Jamestown, Tennessee has a variety of lodging options from primitive camping to full service cabin rentals and an RV Park. On location amenities include a swimming pool, general store, consession stand, playground, ATV Trails, a fishing pond and hiking trails.
Around 1939 Herman and Bethel Gas built a building for a restaurant at the point of three roads converging and leading to Celina, Red Boiling Springs, and Tomkinsville, KY - thus the name, "3-Way In" After a year or two the building was bought by Winnie Cherry and turned into a country grocery store. In the late 1960's William Cherry bought the store from Winnie. It is the only true "country store" remaining in Clay County.
Situated on the beautiful Cumberland Plateau, 2000' feet above sea level, the "Chestnut Hill Winery" is a "Place to Taste". While visiting, ask for a tour of the winery. Learn about the winemaking process, different types of wine, and how they are bottled and stored.
Known as the "Gateway to the Deep South", the control of Chattanooga, TN was a vital goal for both the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War. In 1863, they fought for control, and the battlefields at Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga preserve this historic struggle for control in what were some of the most vicious conflicts of the Civil War.
Oak Ridge,Tennessee's Children's Museum provides educational programs and exhbitis with an emphasis on play and hands-on learning for all ages and backgrounds in the arts, the environment, history and the world cultures that inspire, enrich and improve the lives of East Tennessee children.
Enjoy a picturesque drive down Sharp’s Chapel Road leading to this tranquil and secluded spot. Camping areas around the eastern portion of this large site offer opportunities for bird and butterfly watching. The area is also home to several cemeteries, a firing range and miles of drivable roads.
Circle E Guest Ranch is located at 50 Circle E Lane, Belvidere, TN 37306. Log Cabins, RV and Campground with 120 miles of horseback riding trails, located less than 30 minutes from I-24. Over 200 large pull thru camp sites with water and electric. New and modern restrooms with showers. 400 boxed and covered horse stalls. For more information call 931-962-1790 or visit
The Clay County Courthouse was designed by D.L. Dow of Cookeville, TN and was built from bricks using clay that was extracted from the Public Square. The last Clay County government offices moved from this building to anew county government complex in February 2012.
Clay County High School, the first public secondary school in the county, was established by the Clay County Board of Education in 1919. In 1933, the timber frame building was replaced with a larger two-story brick structure, and the name of the school was changed to Celina High School.
This museum preserves and displays the history of coal mining in Tennessee and contains coal mining artifacts and memorabilia. The museum could be the last remaining Section House within the State of Tennessee.
The cows are up, why aren't you? Come on down to Coffee Time Cafe!
Serving Breakfast: Monday-Friday 5:00 AM - 11:30 AM; Saturday & Sunday 5:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Sequatchie Valley Historical Association, formed in 1984, set a goal to build an exact full size replica of the original coal company store "Commissary". Hundreds of donated mining artifacts are on display inside the museum. The museum currently houses the largest collection of regional historic coal mining photographs in the state of Tennessee.
Droping over 60 feet from a rock ledge, Northrup Falls of Colditz Cove State Natural Area is one of the most photogenic waterfalls of the Cumberland Plateau. It flows through a scenic narrow gorge along Big Branch Creek amidst some of the largest old growth stands of hemlock and white pines that can be seen in the plateau region.
Designed by Jerry Lemons, The Reserve At Collins River is a championship golf course and a true work of art.
Colonial Bed & Breakfast is located in the historic town of Pikeville, TN. It is situated in the northern end of the picturesque Sequatchie Valley and is only minutes from the beautiful Fall Creek Falls State Park which offers golf, boating, swimming, camping, fishing, hiking, family picnicking, and tennis.
Vacation in Big South Fork Country, Tennessee! We offer cabin rentals & vacation packages Few places in the world are as welcoming as the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. The people are warm and friendly, the climate is nearly perfect year-round.
Originally built in 1909, the Cookeville Depot Museum is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, and is the heart of Cookeville's historic Westside District.
The Cookeville History Museum opened its new location at 40 East Broad Street across from City Hall in the former Respiratory Home Care, Inc. building in April 2007. We are thrilled with our new location and look forward to having you come out and enjoy our community's history exhibited in our new facility. We thank you for your interest and support of the Cookeville History Museum!
Relax in this 4,300 square foot red brick colonial retreat. Offering one suite and two guest rooms. Full breakfast included. Romantic Getaway, horseback riding, golf and herbal packages available.
Along with the food, we hope our retro feel diner brings back good memories, or takes you back to a time like the 50’s & 60‘s. A time thats represents the core of how I live my life: love your family and friends and enjoy the good times in life. These principles seem less important to many people these days. So, come on down, grab a bite and enjoy. I hope to see ya soon.
The Cordell Hull Law Office seen today has been moved many times and has changed from a three-room building to two. Cordell Hull used the building as a law office in 1891. He pursued a political move in 1892. After a stint with the U.S. Army, including service in the Spanish-American War, Hull returned to Celina in 1901.
The Cordell Hull Wildlife Management Area contains over 25,000 acres of hunting and fishing lands that surround the Cordell Hull Lake and includes the Cordell Hull Refuge. Camping is available at the Corps of Engineers Roaring River Campground.
The Cornerstone Cafe is a family restaurant located on Main Street in the town of Gordonsville, TN.
Take it from an online reviewer:
"Cornerstone is great! They have Roy Carver style pizza, and it is delicious!!! Add a small cup of Roy's bbq sauce and it completes the flavor. Little pricier than Pizza Hut, but it is worth it for the quality of food that you are getting."
Locally owned and operated. This Victorian style tea room offers exquisite desserts and tea. The beautiful fireplace and floral designs will almost you take back in time.
Cove Lake State Park's 673 acres are situated in a beautiful mountain valley setting on the eastern edge of the Cumberland Mountains. There are scenic nature trails and bike trails leading through the open grasslands and woodlands.
In order to tap the riches available in central Tennessee and provide transportation of those goods and minerals to broader market, the Tennessee legislature granted charters for the building of various railroads in the State. The Cowan Depot, was built in 1904, and has been revitalized to preserve that moment in history.
Is located in the beautiful state of Tennessee, just minutes from Fall Creek Falls State Park. Their vacation rental cabins offer you affordable lodging accommodations in a clean and quaint atmosphere that is sure to provide you with an ultimate relaxing vacation getaway.
This is a little college town pizza place with great beer and rave reviews for their thin crust pizza. If you are visiting sewanee for a University tour or event or going hiking nearby, this is a great place to get your beer and pizza fix.
Tennessee's Largest Show Cave and home of Bluegrass Underground, open daily for scenic walking tours year round. We also offer educational field trips, overnight spelunking trips, daytime adventure trips, group tours, and banquets, birthday parties, and weddings.
The Cumberland County Playhouse is now the only major non-profit professional performing arts resource in rural Tennessee, and one of the 10 largest professional theaters in rural America. It serves more than 145,000 visitors annually with two indoor and two outdoor states, young audience productions, a comprehensive dance program, a concert series and touring shows.
Cumberland Gap was the first great gateway to the west through the Appalachain Mountains. This park hosts an amazing combination of natural beauty and rich history with over 85 miles of hiking trails and some of the most dramatic views in all of Appalachia.
As the largest historic district in Tennessee, the Cumberland Homesteads is one of the New Deal Communities built by the Division of Subsistence Homesteads between 1934 and 1938. Discover this unique community, planned by architect, William Stanton with a tour to the Homesteads Tower Museum.
Cumberland Mountain Lodge provides a peaceful and quiet bed and breakfast getaway with panoramic views of one of Tennessee's most beautiful farms and the surrounding mountains, and protected by a permanent conservation easement.
This is a very historic state park. The site was part of the Cumberland Homesteads, which was a program of the New Deal in the 1930s. In addition to the incredibly scenic location along the dam of Byrds Creek, the park also features six hiking trails, totaling about 15 miles.
At the time of its completion in 1852, the Cumberland Mountain tunnel was the longest tunnel in the world. The contruction of the Nashville to Chattanooga Railroad line came to a standstill when the steep grade of the proposed rail line was deemed impassable. The solution was the Cumberland Mountain Tunnel - a project which began in 1849 and was completed in 1852.
Cumberland Plateau Retreat is located in scenic Spencer, TN on over 37 private acres of wooded forest. Close by is Fall Creek Falls State Park, known for the greatest vertical drop east of the Rocky Mountains.
Black Mountain is a high-elevation site that serves as midpoint of the linear Cumberland Trail State Park dered one of the crown jewels of the Trail. One hundred fifty miles of the Cumberland Trail are open and ready for exploration, including Black Mountain, considered on the crown jewels of the Trail.
Cummins Falls was recently dedicated as the 54th State Park in Tennessee. It cascades 50 feet into one of the best swimming holes in the southeast. The hiking to the base of the falls was previously quite risky and mostly accessible to a younger more adventurous crowd, but work is currenlty underway to make this swimming hole and the falls accessible to all.
Nestled in the middle of Tennessee's most picturesque mountains is the town of Red Boiling Springs, home to Cyclemos Motorcycle Museum - the only motorcycle museum in the state. Every road leading to this quaint little mountain town, known for its historic bed and breakfasts, winds through rich farm land and beautiful mountain ranges.
Serving up yumminess for 47 years! Besides delicious cheeseburgers, onion rings and root beer floats, they have chocolate soft serve ice cream; milkshakes and malts; old-fashioned banana splits; snowballs; hot fudge sundaes; and brown derby cones (Vanilla ice cream dipped in chocolate!)
Dale Hollow Inn is nearby Dale Hollow Dam Recreation Area, Dale Hollow Marina & Cedar Hill Resort and within walking distance to 2 restaurants and 3 lounges. Formerly known as Holiday Hill, it has been recently renovated and is under new ownership.
In addition to it's rare beauty, Dale Hollow lake is known for its clear water, small mouth bass fishing, and the best marinas in Tennessee. Dale Hollow Lake is an amazing lake which expands over multiple counties and was voted #4 lake in the nation to "Float Your Boat" by USA today.
The courteous owners of Dale Hollow Lodging and Storage offer clean lodging rooms with 2 double beds, bathroom with a shower, mini fridge, microwave and a coffee pot. Each room has AC/heat.Call for your reservation-or if passing through, call the below number and they will meet you there to sign you in.
Dale Hollow Marina is a family resort, family-owned and operated, and large enough to offer you a wide range of accommodations; yet, it is small enough to give you the personal service that makes vacations special. They are known for their cleanliness and attention to detail.
The fish hatchery has a half-mile long, paved walking trail adjacent to the creek and provides visitors with an opportunity to exercise and bird watch. Operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, this National Fish Hatchery was established to mitigate for fishery resources which were lost due to the construction of federal water development projects in the Southeast.
Formerly known as Dave's Modern Cafe, the Cafe has been expanded into a bar and restaurant where both families and adults can go relax and enjoy dishes such as steaks, seafood, fish, lamb and duck, in addition to some great BBQ. It's a great place to have an elegant but relaxed sit down meal if you are in the area.
Come and stay with us at our beautiful 200 acre RV Resort & Campground located on the Cumberland Plateau in Crossville, TN. Relax & enjoy the natural settings, wildlife, & private lake.
Defeated Creek Resort offers newly refurbished cabins, all overlooking the lake from your private deck. All of the cabins are fully furnished including linens, and have everything you need in the kitchen including coffee maker, toaster, and microwave, pots and pans, and dishes.
The 12,000-acre lake stretches 72 miles upstream and boasts 381 miles of shoreline, offering countless recreational activities for visitors. Miles of hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking trails surround the lake. The 6-mile Bearwaller Gap Trail has a trailhead within the campground. Other trails in the area include the Turkey Creek Nature Trail and Bear Wheels Trail.
For those visiting the Cumberland Plateau area, consider a visit to Delia's Guest House. It is conveniently located and a comfortable, attractive lodging alternative. Delia's offers privacy and comfort with three bedrooms and two baths. The house faces Hwy. 127 and is near riding stables, Big South Fork, and Rugby.
DelMonaco Winery and Vineyards is a small, family-run business. DelMonaco makes a variety of wines which are grown from grapes on site. They produce, whites, reds and dessert style wines that will please a range of palates. Free tastings of all wines and winery tours available daily.
This site is a difficult hike, but reviews seem to indicate that it is worth the journey. There some great scenic views, rock climbing and superb wildlife viewing in the spring. The trail is well blazed and double blazed at turns and hosts great scenic overlooks
The Dixie Freeze, an icon in South Pittsburg, has been serving the public for over 50 years. We serve a variety of foods that include Burgers, Hot Dogs, "The Dagwood" and many other items. Since 2002, we also now serve meat and vegetable plates.
This is a country diner in Tazewell that get great reviews for its food, service and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking for the cozy, old country diner feel, then this is a great place to eat. They are known for their great home cooking.
Built in 1872, this house and its outbuilding once belonged to the Confederate veteran Dr. James Ross. In the 1940's the house served as the county hospital and many of Pikeville's current residents were born in the rooms of this house.
Nestled in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley, a short 30 minute drive from Chattanooga, Dunlap Tennessee is a delightful town of Tradition and Progress. The Dunlap Restaurant, part of that progress and tradition, was opened in 1962 and later purchased by the Tate Family in 1988. Read Reviews
The same quality that John Baggenstoss put into Breads, Cakes, and Pastries in 1902, is still preserved today by Dutch Maid Bakery personnel. They serve a variety of baked goods such as breads, cakes and danishes and also have a restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch.
East Port Marina and Resort Restaurant offers down-home country breakfasts, burgers and hotdogs, chicken tenders, french fries, catfish dinners, hand dipped ice cream and more. They cook to order and aim to please! They also offer T-shirts, hats, souvenirs, tubes, fishing supplies, bait, life jackets, snacks, and so much more.
Edgar Evins State Park is located on the shores of Center Hill Lake in the steep, hilly Eastern Highland Rim. The 6,000 acre park provides excellent recreational opportunities and accommodations on one of the most beautiful reservoirs in Tennessee.
Fine dining at affordable prices. Fresh seafood, handcut steaks, fresh chicken and more...Come and enjoy a family meal and the scenic view. Also on deck, old fashioned cookout and karaoke!
Nestled on the mountainside in the peaceful Low Gap region of Scott County you’ll find THE CABINS OF ELK RUN. These quaint cabins are ideally located and are just minutes away from the many activities your family may want to experience. Scott County and the Big South Fork area of the beautiful Cumberland Plateau is a dream destination offering a natural landscape rich in history and culture.
At Ellie's virtually all the items on the menu are homemade. Some entrees are catfish, chicken, shrimp and pork chops. Hours are: M-F 11-2, M-T 4-8, F-S 4-9, Sun. 11-3.
Tour, eat, shop or even stay the night at the 1896 Victorian mansion called “Tennessee’s Biltmore” by PBS. It was built by Gorilla Pants manufacturer Clay Faulkner, and some say his friendly ghost remains. Open daily 9-5. Special entertainment for motorcoach groups.
Our goal is to stimulate, rejuvenate, and exceed our guests expectations with every visit. As of May 1, 2011, we have closed our business doors, in hopes of preparing this beautiful place for the right buyer who will fall in love with it as much as we have for the past 20+ years.
A paradise of more than 20,000 acres sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau, Fall Creek Falls State Park is one of the most scenic and spectacular outdoor recreation areas in America.
Nestled in a lush green cove along the banks of beautiful Factory Creek stands historic Falls Mill. Built in 1873 as a cotton and woolen factory, the mill was later converted for use as a cotton gin, then as a woodworking shop. Today the water wheel powers millstones that grind cornmeal, flour, and grits.
Offering a selection of down-home cooking combined with the Farmhouse's own specialties. Come and try the hot bar and salad bar today. The owners grow all their vegetables when in season to help supply fresh produce for the restaurant.
Fehn’s 1891 House Restaurant is located on 449 Delaware Avenue in Dayton, Tennessee . Although situated amid a farm setting, the restaurant is located only a short distance from Highway 27 and downtown Dayton.
Unique cabin rentals in a beautiful country setting. Pavilion & catering facilities for your special event.
If you are going to the Big South Fork or Brimstone then try out this great country restaurant. This little restaurant in Huntsville, TN gets great reviews online for its cleanliness, value, service and food. Out of five online reviewers, only one gave it 4 stars.
Norris Lake's Flat Hollow Marina is a full service marina resort, offering vacation and cabin rentals, boating services, a restaurant and a store full of boatin supplies, accessories and water toys. They are located just across Norris Lake from "Overlook Bay".
This hidden gem features Cajun dishes, fresh seafood, steaks and nightly specials and hosts a panoramic view of the Caney Fork River. It was started ten years ago as a 1000 foot shack on an overgrown knolland has grown into a full service restaurant with meeting facilities and a cooking class.
Fort Southwest Point is the only fort in Tennessee being reconstructed on its original foundation. The completed sections of the fort include a barracks, a blockhouse and 250 feet of palisade walls. The fort is owned, operated, and maintained by the City of Kingston.
Forte's Restaurant is open Tuesday thru Friday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and Friday & Saturday 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Forte's features Italian flair in a great atmosphere.
Foster Falls Small Wild Area centers on a 60-foot waterfall, visible from sandstone overlooks and surrounded by 178 acres of lush flora, including mountain laurel, azalea, and hemlock. Foster Falls is an access point for the famed Fiery Gizzard Trail - a 12 mile trail that leads hikers to Grundy State Natural Area, and it is a very popular rock climbing destination.
Six rooms of artifacts, documents, photographs and displays recapture the history of Franklin County, including the effect of the Civil War on the area. Open mid-March through mid-December. Admission is charged.
“Rosenwald School” was the name informally applied to over five thousand schools, shops, and teacher's homes in the United States built primarily for the education of African American children in the South, who were required to attend segregated schools.
Frozen Head State Park and Natural Area is situated in the beautiful Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee. Frozen Head, elevation of 3,324, is one of the highest peaks in Tennessee west of the Great Smoky Mountains and is home to small but photogenic and accessible - Debord Falls.
Take it from this reviewer on Yelp:
Coming from Houston, TX we didn't expect Gainesboro to have a good Mexican restaurant but this place is great. My favorite dish is Chiropollo which is a combination of grilled chicken & ground sausage topped with a terrific sauce. My wife likes the Pollo Loco the best.
Enjoy their delicous lunch buffet and the salad bar that is open all day everyday. Great food and a great atmosphere.
This Bed & Breakfast near Monterey, Tennessee at Bee Rock, has one of the most spectacluar views in the Cumberland Plateau region overlooking the Calf Killer Valley. With fifteen acres of mountain scenery, hiking trails, fall foliage, gardens, and landscaped beauty, you will definitely enjoy their atmosphere and hospitality.
Good Neighbors Theatre, Inc. got its start under the direction of the Friends of Cordell Hull in 2000, later becoming a separate organization. It was incorporated and achieved its non-profit 502(3)c status in 2002. GNT, an all-volunteer organization, has been hosting performances of all kinds—plays, dinner theater, mystery theater, music and magic—since its start.
The Graham-Kivette House was built in1810 and is the oldest home in Tazewell. It was built by William Graham, a merchant and one of the founders of Tazewell.
At Grandaddy's Farm has the biggest and best pumpkin patch around where your family can come to choose the perfect pumpkin. While you are there, you can also enjoy finding your way through the corn maze and feeding the friendly farm animals.
Gramma's Sweet Tooth is located in the Harmony Community at 8757 Lynchburg Rd. We are about 10 miles from Winchester and 8 miles from Tim's Ford State Park. We are open from 6 am - 7 pm in the summer and close at 5 in winter. Homemade pies, cookies, cinnamon rolls, soups, sandwiches, salads and more.
Grandview Mountain Cottages has two elegantly furnished cottages, Pinecone and Honeysuckle, high atop the Cumberland Plateau on a stagecoach run that crossed their 145 acre farm and woodlands in the 1800's. They are just minutes away from Piney Falls State Natural area and the beautiful views of Grassy Cove in Cumberland County.
Located just 60 miles east of Nashvlle in a beautiful country setting in the historic riverboat town of Granville, Tennessee, The Granville Bed & Breakfast offers two houses that can accomodate up to 18 of your family and friends.
Granville Marina & Resort is a quit and serene get-a-way on beautiful Cordell Hull Lake. Cabins, campground, fishing, and boating are available year round. Our new 17x60 and 22x60 slips are open, covered slips are also available. We now provide regular and diesel gasoline.
The Granville Museum tells the story of the riverboat town of Granville, Tennessee. The museum contains a great pictorial display of every aspect of the history of Granville. Many historical items from homes, businesses, schools and the community are on display. The museum features a military, school and music room and a room with furnishings depicting a home in the early 1900's.
The Upper and Lower Greeter Falls can be accessed from the Stone Door entrance of the Savage Gulf State Natural Area in Beersheba Springs. The hike is a 2 mile round trip demanding some agility and strength, but you are guaranteed a cool swim in the blue hole even in the driest, hottest summer days.
Nestled on the outskirts of the 1880's English village of Rugby, Grey Gables Bed 'n Breakfast Inn, offers the visitor the best of the Victorian English and Tennessee country heritage. The ten bedrooms, decorated with country and Victorian antiques, show the grace of the English and cordiality of the country.
The Grundy County Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the history of the Grundy County, Tennessee area and the genealogy of its people. The Society is a non-profit organization devoted to genealogy and historic preservation.
Grundy Forest is a 234-acre natural area located inGrundyCounty. The natural area serves as the northern trailhead of the Fiery Gizzard Trail that connects with the TVA Foster Falls Small Wild Area at the southern trailhead 12 miles away which is considered a strenuous hike.
Grundy Lakes is a truly lovely and tranquil place to take a walk or use as a base camp for exploring the larger area. Grundy Lakes is the site of the Lone Rock Coke Ovens where locally mined coal was converted to coke using convict labor until 1896
Hallelujah Pottery is a pottery shop and learning center showcasing the talents of 8 master potters. The shop has been open for 30 years to locals and tourists and displays pottery, bronze sculpture, and mosaic wall hangings. On weekends they have pottery making demonstrations for those interested in throwing their own pot.
While we are a relatively young company, we value excellence in theroasting and serving of some of the world's most flavorful coffees. And regardless of what you may be seeking in beverages, foods orequipment, we extend our best in hopes that your experiences may bepleasant and even exhilarating.
Today's Harrow Road cafe was built in 1985 to conform to Rugby's historic architecture and to to bring back to life the cafe started by several young Englishman in 1882. They have a great menu offering similar meals to a country cafe while delivering traditional British Isles specialities.
Harvey's Pirate Drive-In is a classic hometown diner serving burgers, fish platters and BBQ in addition to a made-to-order breakfast. If you come to this restaurant in search of swashbuckling sword play and parrots that can sing old drinking songs then you won't find it, however, you will like their food.
Helen's Restaurant has been feeding people in Jackson County, Tennessee since 1987. From its opening,it has been one of the most popular restaurants in the Upper Cumberland. It has kept the same name and location, with the same management since it opened, making it one of the longest continuing businesses in the county.
Hemlock Bluff Cabin is a private cabin tucked away on a beautiful, secluded lot that borders over 800,000 acres of protected forests, rivers and streams in the Upper Cumberland Plateau area of Tennessee and Kentucky. You can walk off the back of our lot directly into the adjacent Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Daniel Boone National Forest, Pickett State Park, and Pickett State Forest.
Family owned for nearly a century, this classic general store has supplied Tracey City with an interesting mix of merchandise since 1905. Stop by to see memorabilia and antiques from the area just down Main Street from the Dutch Main Bakery.
Located in Norris Tennessee in our "little town center". Hensley Happenings' concept was to create a place where people could meet and get a cup of wonderful hot coffee and some great conversations with strangers and friends alike. They serve sandwiches, wraps, soups, breakfasts, and desserts.
The original building was a bank owned by J. W. Green of Hermitage Springs. When the bank closed, the buildingwas owned by different people and became a grocery store and other businesses, including a beauty shop in the back part. The building was demolished in the late 1970's or early 1980's, and the cement bank vault was left standing.
Hidden Hollow Park is a long time family tradition of recreation in the Cookeville area and in the Upper Cumberland. They have a variety of seasonal activities, the most popular being their annual Chistmas light show and the "Haunted Hollow" Halloween - voted a top local attraction.
Stories of escape hatches and underground tunnels set the tone for the incredible restaurant created by the masterminds of Ron Turner and Jama Turner. The idea of an upscale restaurant lured both of them to embark on the challenge of opening a fine dining restaurant in the middle of Monteagle, Tennessee.
Tennessee's oldest licensed winery specializing in handcrafted wines. Known for their famous Muscadine wine and their Old World charm. Free tastings, tours, and music (time permitting) . Wedding venues are also available at teh Highland Manor.
Highland Rim Retreats are luxurious vacation rentals for people that have a refined taste in accomodation. If you are looking for a getaway to the mountain landscape of the Cumberland Plateau then check this place out. They are at the doorstep of Bledsoe State Forest and Fall Creek Falls.
The oldest remaining residence in McMinnville was built in 1825 by Jesse Coffee and was distinct in its time due to its exterior brick construction. The Black House, situated on the southeast corner of Main and High streets in the downtown business district, gained the name by which it is best known through the ownership and occupancy of Dr. Thomas Black and his family.
Before you leave the square, take a photo in front of the famed Oldham Theatre. Built in the 1930s, its facade makes a great backdrop. Its now used for several annual Liberty Square events.
The Hiwassee Refuge is operated by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, which offers seminars and activities throughout the year.
Holder Station Trail a multi-use, non-motorized, recreational trail. It is located behind the Quebeck Community Center in Quebeck.
Hollow Log Cabins offers some of the area’s most comfortable, well-equipped, and scenic accommodations in the Dale Hollow Lake area. Hollow Log Cabins and Smallmouth Specialty Guide Service are owned and operated by John Hunt Davis, a US Coast Guard Certified Fishing Guide.
Since 1998, Holly Ridge Winery has been producing award-winning wines made from grapes grown in sloping vineyards surrounding the winery. Much emphasis is placed on viticulture at the winery as they want to use only the highest quality grapes for their wines.
Clay County Tennessee's Horse Creek Resort is located on the lake shore of beautiful Dale Hollow Lake in a scenic valley immediately off TN Hwy. 52. Only 5 miles from Celina and some 13 miles from Livingston, TN, there is a Golf course nearby and you can be picked up at the Livingston Airport if you would like to fly in.
Actually labeled, “New River Greenway” this small-town linear park is one of the best you can find, featuring numerous small waterfalls, wildflowers and butterflies. This trail is scenic, tranquil, and easily accessed.
Enjoy appetizers, salads, noodle soup, including Vietnamese pan cake, deep fried scallops and a variety of salads. Also, serving coffee, Bubble Tea and smoothies. Free Wi-Fi & outdoor seating available.
Along with Cove Lake and Norris Lake, Campbell County residents also enjoy Indian Mountain State Park, which is located on the Tennessee-Kentucky border 3 miles west of Interstate 75 at exit 160 and within the city limits of Jellico, Tennessee.
For vacations, reunions, retreats or someplace to call your home base on the lake, Indian River Marina will help make your experience here all you want it to be. Conveniently located 7 miles off Interstate 75 at exit 134 they are minutes from most everything happening in Campbell County, Tennessee.
As a symbol of everlasting peace, the International Friendship Bell in Oak Ridge, Tennessee was a joint project between a Manhattan Project city and the country of Japan. It was designed in Oak Ridge and cast in Japan with markings that illustrate the commonalities between our two countries.
The Jackson County Historical Society maintains an excellent local history museum in the Fred Lucas Haile Museum building on Montpelier Street, a block from Gainesboro’s public square. This historic structure began in 1894 as Gainesboro’s Methodist church building; later, it was the home of the Jackson County Sentinel for many years.
Gourmet sandwiches, soups, salads, desserts, & much more.
Americana music at it's best, as seen on the PBS Jammin' at Hippie Jacks syndicated TV show.
The Jasper Regional History Museum harbors a collection of memorobillia and artifacts from the county's Native American history, the Civil War & the Great Depression . Whether you live in Marion County or you are passing through the area, this is a good place to check out if you have an interest in the colorful history of small towns and their environs.
This wonderful Tennessee vacation home rental is located in beautiful Fentress County, in the heart of the Cumberland Plateau region. Centrally located, this home is within a short one hour drive of several lakes and state parks including famous Dale Hollow Lake and Center Hill dam.
Since 1824, Ketner’s Mill has been a place that shaped the lives of the Ketner family and those who settled in the Sequatchie Valley of Southeast Tennessee. The story is one of beginnings, growth, progress and community all told at once through Ketner’s Mill.
After a day of hiking, mountain biking, or fishing at Norris Dam State Park, nothing rounds off your day better than draft beer and Mexican Food. La Sierra is the Mexican restaurant near Norris and gets great reviews online for their food and service.
Located near the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Laurel Fork Cabins is a delux vacation cabin rental easily accessible from several major interstates and bordering the National Park. No waiting in traffic to start enjoying the privacy of a log cabin with the scenic beauty of an untamed wilderness at your back door.
This 2,259-acre natural area located in Rhea County is home to the 80 ft. tall Laurel Falls and the 35 ft. Snow Falls. Both of these waterfalls can be reached with a 7 mile round-trip hike that is a segment of the greater Cumberland Trail. It is a very popular destination for simmers and is rated a class V for paddlers.
The Lenoir Museum Cultural Complex includes the Lenoir Pioneer Museum, the18th Century Rice Grist Mill and Crosby Threshing Barn. The museum contains early American items including Appalachian artifacts, and a pre-dam pictorial account of the area submerged by the lake.
Four-tenths mile west of the intersection of Bakerton Road and Trace Creek Road, Leonard Community. In the early 1900's the Tennessee State Geology Department unearthed four large skeletons and other artifacts that established that the Leonard Cave had served as a burial ground for Native Americans.
Unique monument to Lester Flatt, the grandaddy of Bluegrass, on Liberty Square, downtown Sparta "Bluegrass USA".
The Liberty Historic District is a historic district in Liberty, Tennessee, United States. Encompassing 76 contributing properties in an area of 85 acres (34 ha), it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
Historic buildings and homes along with many shops and restaurants, art galleries and windows full of antiques make this courthouse square a must see on the trail. It's a perfect mix of hometown flavor and days fone by. Plenty of free parking around the square.
This is a little pizza place not far off the spare in Woodbury that is a popular hangout for locals and gets great reviews for the food and service.
Lone Mountain State Forest is located on the Cumberland Plateau in east-central Tennessee, in Morgan County, about four miles south of Wartburg, just west of U.S. Highway 27. Recreational uses of the Forest include hunting, hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Approximately 15 miles of trails exist on the Forest, including an interpretive nature trail.
Long C Trails is a family-operated trail ride with lots of clean family fun. They offer a peaceful, alcohol-free atmosphere with some of the most beautiful scenery in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. This includes over 2,000 acres of horseback-riding trails, winding Long Creek, scenic overlooks, waterfalls, wildlife and majestic bluffs.
Near Tennessee's Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, The Loree Guest Ranch is a secluded, 120 acre privately owned ranch, offered as a Bed and Breakfast. Loree Guest Ranch is a unique, very private luxurious log home with all the amenities you and your horse could ever want or need.
Lucy's Cafe is a great place for a relaxed atmosphere, a cold drink and good company that is located at Indian River Marina. It is the dock restaurant at the Marina
Spend a great night under the stars with your family and friends, experiencing Tennessee's second-oldest continuously operated Drive-In Theatre. Macon Drive-In has remained lit for more than half a century.Their 70' screen features 2 new releases every weekend, cheaper than the cost of admission to see 1 movie at an indoor theater.
Made in the Shade RV Park in quiet and historic Granville, Tennessee has pull thru sites, sewer/ water/ 30 or 50 amp electric, laundry, big pavilion w/fireplace and games, large pool, a lake, and lots of shade.They have a camp store, large clean restrooms, and they are a short distance from 2 boat docks. You can enjoy a day, or a week in the beautiful Cumberland Plateau region.
Enjoy Southern cooking at it's best with meat & three entrees, burgers, soups, sandwiches and breakfast anytime
Main Street Bakery & Cafe is a great place to go for breakfast or lunch, or just to relax with a cupa of coffee and a piece of cake. They offer breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday and an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet on Saturday mornings.
Isolated from the rest of Clay County by Dale Hollow Lake, Maple Grove School is currently the smallest public school in Tennessee, with approximately 35 students and three teachers for grades K-8. The school was established in 1936 with 32 students.
Maple Hill RV Park and Cabins is near Big South Fork and Jamestown, Tennessee
They 19 level sites for RV with full hook-up with 50/30/20 amp electric, 9 pull-through (25 x 65)
asphalt entrances into the area off US 127, 4 - private bathrooms (1 for Handicap), clean laundry area, dump station, and a pavilion and kitchen for groups.
Maple Hill RV Park and Cabins is near Big South Fork and Jamestown, Tennessee
They 19 level sites for RV with full hook-up with 50/30/20 amp electric, 9 pull-through (25 x 65)
asphalt entrances into the area off US 127, 4 - private bathrooms (1 for Handicap), clean laundry area, dump station, and a pavilion and kitchen for groups.
Maple Hill RV Park and Cabins is near Big South Fork and Jamestown, Tennessee
They 19 level sites for RV with full hook-up with 50/30/20 amp electric, 9 pull-through (25 x 65)
asphalt entrances into the area off US 127, 4 - private bathrooms (1 for Handicap), clean laundry area, dump station, and a pavilion and kitchen for groups.
Experience the historical elegance of the Mayor's Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast. This18-room bed and breakfast mansion inn, built in 1889, was home to Edmond G. Watkins, who later became the Mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
McCloud Mountain Lodge is renown for its amazing view atop the Cumberland Mountains. Each room has a private south facing balcony with the most spectacular and panoramic view that many will ever see. Rooms are very classy and range from $150 - $219 per night.
Perched on the Cumberland Mountains, McCloud Mountain Restaurant hosts views as far as the Smoky Mountains. Their menu is very diverse, ranging from salads and chicken, to prime rib and lobster tails. It is a casual dress restaurant and is open to the public but be sure to make a reservation by calling the number provided.
The McColgan Home was built in 1858 by Dr. Wilson McColgan (1825-1910) of brick burned by slaves who lived on the farm. The home had fourteen rooms, five of which had fireplace, a basement, and three chimneys. The walls of the home were four bricks thick. The McColgan family named the community of Arcot for their ancestral home in Scotland.
Displays include personal items, letters, documents, medals, and artifacts from the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Crossville POW Camp, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq.
Serving lunch only Tues-Sat. Tea, sandwichs, pasta and dessert.
Monteagle Inn is a thirteen-suite Bed and Breakfast and Retreat Center situated atop the beautiful and bountiful Cumberland Plateau in Monteagle between Nashville and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Beautifully appointed interiors, balconies, patios, courtyards, gardens and a wonderful front porch create a comfortable European atmosphere.
Located atop scenic Monteagle Mountain, the Monteagle Winery boasts beautiful views, as well as fourteen varieties of wine. The wines are produced to reflect the unique characteristics to the surrounding Monteagle countryside. This quaint winery is a wonderful place to relax and shop.
The Monterey Depot Museum was recently opened to preserve and promote the rich railroad history of the Cumberland Plateau including lines such as the Nashville and Knoxville Railraod, the Tennessee Central Railroad, the Louisville - Nashville Railroad and the Nashville and Eastern Railroad. They provide an assortment of interactive displays and fresh programs that bring the areas railroad history to life.
Montvale Academy was organized April 13, 1882, by Isaiah Fitzgerald, A.P. Green, John H. McMillan, J.H. Stephens, V.P. Smith, and William Love. Montvale Academy was an outstanding private school. Many of its students became doctors, lawyers, judges, and teachers.
Mountview Dale Hollow Cabin is a vacation rental in Byrdstown, Tennessee with no minimum length of stay requirement. Mountview Cottage sleeps 6 comfortably and includes 1 king-sized bed, 1 double bed, and 1 set of bunk beds. It also includes one kitchen and one bath, a washer and dryer, microwave, and satellite TV.
Muddy Roots isn’t just a festival my friends. No. It’s an act of solidarity. It is a force of the collective Will of real roots fans united from disparate backgrounds, coming together to say “We are here, and things can work differently.” It is proof that music can be true to it’s roots, while still innovating and moving forward.
Since 1969, the Museum of Appalachia has provided an unprecedented, experiential display of Appalachian culture illustrated through their increasingly vast collection of artifacts and historic structures. Take a tour, visit the gift shop and restaurant and check out their calendar of events.
Natural Bridge is a three-acre natural area located in Franklin County. Natural Bridge is a 25 feet high natural sandstone arch with a span of 50 feet that provides a scenic overlook of Lost Cove.
Situated in the middle of thousands of acres of wilderness, the tracks run through some of the most beautiful and remote areas of the Northern Cumberland Plateau.
Nickajack Lake has a total of 215 miles of winding shoreline, 10,370 acres of surface area and is 46 miles long, extending up to Chickamauga Dam.
This 4,038-acre park, located on the Norris Reservoir, began in 1933 as the first Tennessee Valley Authority project. Miles of trails lead through deeply forested valleys and ridges. The TVA lands are home to the Lenoir Museum featuring Appalachian Folk Life, a wonderful trail system that is very popular with local hikers and mountain-bikers.
North Chickamauga Creek SNA is one of the most natural things to do in near Chattanooga - one of Tennessee's most happening metropolitan areas. This 7,093 acre natural area will serve as an important trailhead for the 300 mile Cumberland Trail and is also a popular destination for kayakers.
This pizza restaurant gets great reviews for its food and atmosphere. If you like a cold beer and pizza after a long day visiting Cumberland Gap, hiking and sampling local history and culture, then give this place a try. They have great pizza at a resonable price.
A Class I Arboretum is featured along the course of the paved Obed River Trail adjacent to the Obed River. A paved surface multi-use trail is for public use by non-motorized traffic: walkers, runners, roller-blade enthusiasts and bicycle riders.
The Lily Bluff Overlook is just a short walk through the woods from the parking lot and boasts an excellent boardwalk to the edge of the bluffs overlooking the river. The park also has opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, camping, many hiking trails and rock climbing.
Obey River Park is a spacious campground located on the shores of Dam Hollow Lake, in the hills of Tennessee. The campground provides the largest camping area at the lake, as well as the largest and most visited swimming beach. It also provides a great opportunity for viewing sandhill cranes and bald eagles.
Contructed in 1819, this is the oldest freestanding jail in the state and one of the oldest in the country. Efforts are currenlty underway to restore the old jail by the Claiborne County Historical Society. It was added to the National Register for Historic Places in 2007.
This Courthouse built in 1855, is one of the six remaining Antebellum courthouses in the state. It was used as a courthouse until county offices were moved to a newer building in 1974. The structure combines Greek Revivalist and Federalist styles of architecture and was contructed on site using native stone and brick.
If you're looking to kick back, relax, and enjoy some iced tea, we have a couple of places to do that. The Turner House and Old Allardt Schoolhouse Lodge are perfect places to stay with your family or friends while you are enjoying Jamestown and all it has to offer.
Take it from this online reviewer: "Great country cooking! The portions are just right and their burgers are delicious. If your heading to Fall Creek Falls or just passing through. I recommend Old Times Cafe."
Old Town Grill gets great reviews for their food and the fast and friendly service. They have a variety of meny option and a great atmosphere. Some of their dishes inlcude steaks, pasta, sandwiches, fish, tuna, salmon, fresh prepared food, salads, and desserts.
Ollie's Place is a little restaurant near Celina,TN that is best recognized by its statue of an elephant in its parking lot. It is also a very well known restaurant to folks that are traveling through the area to Dale Hollow Lake and they get great reviews for their friendly service and high quality food.
A vacation rental in Byrdstown, Tennessee with an awesome mountain view and access to walking trails, fishing, kayaking, scuba diving, and nearby golf courses. They are minutes from Star Point, Eagle Cove, and Sunset Marinas.
Almost burned down in 1865, by a band of Confederate Guerrillas from Kentucky, the Overton County Courthouse records were saved and the building still stands, preserving the historic character of Livingston, Tennessee's town square.
The Overton County Historical Museum is open Thursday and Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm, Friday from 2pm-6pm and is also available for both large and small tour groups upon request. Admission is free, however, donations are gladly accepted.
The Palace is fully restored multi-use community auditorium and visitors' center. Originally the Palace was intended to be an entertainment center and has stayed true to that historic vision, featuring live entertainment in variety of musical styles.
Eat in or out. This Italian eatery has an assortment of appetizers, entrees, and desserts such as: spinach dip, calimari, fried mushrooms, salads, lasagna, mannicotti,salmon, steak, pizza, tiramasu, and hot fudge cake just to name a few.
Perk Up is a independently owned shop one block off downtown Cookeville's historic square and only one mile from Interstate 40. They specialize is in a very friendly, laid back atmosphere and make awesome coffee. You can go to Perk Up to hang out or hit the drive through for your quick coffee fix.
Pete's Place is a great restaurant & grill not far from Tennessee's Big Ridge State Park that receives great reviews for their food and friendly service. This is definitely a favorite restaurant in Maynardville and great way to round off a day of hiking or boating in the Cumberland Mountains.
Situated in a remote section of the northern Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee, Pickett CCC Memorial State Park is known for its geological, botanical, and scenic wonders.
Review: "This is a locally owned restaurant in a log cabin building. They serve a buffet on Sundays and off the menu through the week. Very affordable prices. Great service and friendly people. We love the decor and atmosphere and meet family and friends here often."
Piney Falls State Natural Area is a 440-acre natural area insulating the 80 ft. Piney Falls and a pristine forestland featuring creeks, deep gorges, waterfalls and old growth forest. This National Natural Landmark is an easily accessible waterfall requiring a short hike.
This 8.46 mile trail is a moderately rated hike starting from the picnic area on Shut-in Gap Road. The Twin Rocks Nature Trail takes off to the left about .1 miles from the picnic area. The trail continues up the slope, then follows the side of the mountain for another 3/4 miles, where a trail branches off to descend to the river.
Review: Great hole in the wall place with good food! Was staying at the fall creek falls in and did not want to pay 20 bucks for a crappy buffet so drive back into Spencer and found this pizza place! Looks like a trailer off the beaten path but really good and cheap! Owners are awesome!!
Pogue Creek State Natural Area is a 3,000-acre natural area adjacent to Pickett State Forest.
If you are looking for a less-crowded alternative to the Great Smoky Mountains, enjoy the discovery of the beautiful Big South Fork National Park. Pointe View Lodge, located near Pickett State Park and Big South Fork National Park, lies on top of a mountain overlooking Pogue Creek Gorge.
Prentice Cooper State Forest is located in Southeastern Tennessee, in Marion County. The forest is approximately 10 miles west of Chattanooga and includes the Hicks Gap Natural Area - (350 acres) that was developed to protect the federally endangered Large-Flowered Skullcap.
A great hole in the wall BBQ place. Don't be scared - go on in!
Built in 1812, the Readville Gristmill was purchased in 2006 by Tomm and Martha Brady who had a dream to restore the historic mill and surrounding structures and share them with visitors. The mill is open for breakfast and lunch on Saturdays from 8am - 12pm and the gift shop is open until 1pm.
Review from Google Places: Clean, friendly, good value and variety. Would go back
The Red Barn Winery & Vineyards is located on the Highland Rim of Macon County, sitting between Lafayette and the historic Red Boiling Springs. Located approximately 50 miles northeast of Nashville, the scenic Red Barn Winery & Vineyards is the first in Macon County to become an Agricultural Farm Winery.
The Red Oak Ridge Trail system consists of 18 miles of horseback riding and hiking trails on and over looking Dale Hollow Lake in middle Tennessee. The trailhead is located 8 miles north of Celina Tennessee, 3 miles miles off of Hwy 53.
With variety that rivals some of Knoxville's best restaurants, both from a casual and fine-dining perspective, RedBones' menu selections will be applauded, not only by the most discriminating palette, but by the casual diner as well. With a range of selections appropriate to most any budget, the portion sizes are generous to create the value people seek when eating out. The restaurant also offers beer; accompanied by a full bar selection, and carries a distinctive collection of imported and domestic wines.
This BBQ restaurant hosts great views of the nearby Cove Lake State Park and its owner, Mark Rickard has taken his experience as part of an award winning BBQ team member to his customers at Rickard Ridge BBQ. Read Reviews
If you’re an all-terrain vehicle enthusiast, then you’ve found your ultimate destination. Enjoy majestic mountainside beauty and an exciting ride at the Ride Royal Blue ATV Resort and Campground, offering miles of versatile trails and accommodations in the Cumberland Mountains of Campbell County, Tennessee.
The Wolfenbarger Farm is a working farm raising, beef, chickens, and a market gardern. Located on the banks of the Clinch River below Norris Dam and Norris Lake, River Ridge Farm offers a variety of experiences: Enjoy fishing, a picnic, guided horseback rides, and meet farm animals.
The Roaring River Recreation Area has over 12,000 acres owned by the US Army Corps of Engineers and is a great place for hiking, swimming, boating, hunting, and fishing. The park is located on the Cordell Hull Lake, named after the famous Father of the United Nations that was born and raised nearby.
Built between 1835 and 1839 this is famous stage stop and an early American frontier home in Sparta, TN served as a toll house and stagecoach inn along the Wilderness Road, accomodating famous Americans such as Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston and James K. Polk.
The scenic beauty and tranquility of this state park is dominated by the Great Falls of the Caney Fork River- an imposing limestone gorge that provides scenic overlooks, waterfalls and deep pools for fishing, rock-hopping and exploring.
The Congregation got its name from the beautiful streams of clear cold water gushing from between huge layers of limestone. The church was organized the first Sunday in January 1805. It is believed to be the oldest, continuously existing Church of Christ in America.
Located along the banks of Rocky River, 12 miles west of Spencer and 12 miles east of McMinnville, is a community that offers a private setting where you can sit on the porch of a 2 bedroom, 2 bath log-sided cabin and forget the cares of the world. Call now to begin a fun-filled, stress free life.
Rocky Top Ranch is a beautiful1,800 square ft. home that sleeps six. This includes a barn for your horses and easy access to some of the best horseback riding trails in Tennessee and the United States. Amenities include free continental breakfast, satellite television, air conditioning, a fully stocked kitchen and more.
After Union Gen. Ebenezer Dumont’s troops surprised Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan’s command at Lebanon on May 5, 1862, Morgan’s men escaped north and rushed toward the Cumberland River. Hotly pursued, the Confederates succeeded in reaching Rome first. Luckily for them, they found the ferry was anchored on their side of the Cumberland River.
Parking and ATV access to Royal Blue WMA (140,000 acres)
This restaurant is a Cookeville favorite across from Tennessee Tech University specializing in authentic Thai cuisine. It is a relaxed atmosphere and with high quality food and presentation at afordable prices. If you like Thai food or curry then this is a must. Try the area favorite - Mango Curry!
While visiting the Upper Cumberland area stay at White County's newest motel.
This is a 700 acre natural area in and adjacent to the village of Historic Rugby in Morgan County on the Cumberland Plateau. A great place for Hiking, Botanizing, and Birding, the forest includes tulip poplar, red maple, and sourwood with northern red oak, white oak, and hickories, as well as several streams flowing throughout the area.
Savage Gulf is 15,590-acre natural area located in Grundy and Sequatchie Counties. Carved like a giant crowfoot into the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau, it is one of Tennessee's most scenic wilderness areas and contains over 50 miles of hiking trails.
Scenic River Inn is a small motel in Wartburg,TN that gets good reviews on yahoo local. There aren't an abandance of lodging opportunities in the Wartburg area yet so if you are visiting an event in the area, making a trip to the nearby wilderness areas and need a place to stay the night then this motel is definitely worth looking into.
Visit the site of the famous trial between creationism and evolution, a debate that continues today. The Scopes Trial of 1925, placed a teacher on trial for teaching evolution in the classroom and has continued to retained a growing worldwide inerest into the present day.
Short order grilling or a hearty breakfast.
Hours: 5am-7pm Mon-Fri, 5am-2pm Sat
Sequatchie Cove Farm is a 300 acre farm at the foot of the Cumberland Plateau. Only 30 minutes from Chattanooga, the farm is bordered by the Little Sequatchie River and is surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine Tennessee wilderness. They invite you to visit them but please call ahead of time before you drop by using the phone number provided.
The Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park, located in Pall Mall, Tennessee, pays tribute to Sgt. Alvin C. York, the backwoods marksman from the mountains of Tennessee who became one of the most decorated soldiers of World War I.
Shades Of Brown is a brand new coffee shop experience for Middlesboro & the tri-state area. They opened on January 22, 2008. Located at 2119 Cumberland Avenue in Historic Downtown Middlesboro, Shades of Brown offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life; the perfect place to get away and enjoy your favorite hot or cold beverage in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Shanks Center for the Arts houses office & storage space for the five partners and several art galleries managed by Cumberland Artisans for Creative Expression. The gift shop offers books and CDs by local and regional authors/musicians and creative gifts for children. The Shanks lobby is an information center for all cultural art organizations.
Sher-A-Den is a Bed and Breakfast in Gainsboro,TN. There is currenlty no detailed information available on this listing and we would love someone to contact us and give us a review or description with pictures.
The recently launched Short Mountain Distillery produces authentic Tennessee moonshine and is located on Short Mountain Road near Woodbury. They are open to visitors from 9am - 4pm, Tuesday through Saturday.
"Specializing in Tennessee Handmade Products," including local painted wood crafts, jewelry, gift baskets, local jams, and handmade doll clothes and needlework. This shop straddles the line between local and visitor clientele, with both a "Tea Room" and a "teen room" with beads, picture frames, novelty gifts, jewelry, and beanie babies. There is an ice cream counter, and a unique gift section.
A delicious aroma wafts through the air when visitors open the door of a historic 100-year old Bledsoe County home. Several tables are situated in the living room of the home as well as on the porch. But lining the shelves behind the tables and the greenery ornamenting the doorframe are beautiful crafts, collectibles and gifts ready to be taken home.
Four other rooms are filled with gift items -- from a beautiful antique buffet, sleds, and china, to handmade quilts, wooden boxes, and preserves.
Go there for great country cooking & desert on the way to the Cumberland Plateau, Cumberland Caverns, Rock Island State Park, or any number of the great places to visit near Warren County. This country diner gets great reviews for the friendly service and good country cooking.
Skunk Ridge Farm is set in a secluded location among woodlands and country pastures. You'll find that it is quiet and conducive to a good night's sleep and that it is within an excellent proximity to all the areas attractions such as Norris Dam State Park, Big South Fork, Oak Ridge, and University of TN.
Carthage’s historic courthouse square was the control center of a major Federal base from 1863 to 1865 in the fight to control the Upper Cumberland River region. When Union Gen. George Crook arrived in Carthage to stay in 1863, he commandeered the courthouse for his headquarters.
The Smith County Heritage Museum displays the rich history of Smith County, its land, people, and industry. Visitors to the museum will enjoy historical displays, memorabilia, and, facts from Smith County.
Hickory Smoked BBQ, Ribs, & Chicken.
Combo Plates- Sub Sandwiches- Burgers- Salads- Sides- Drinks- Beer- Family Packs- & Drive Thru.
South Carter Street Park in downtown Sparta on the Calfkiller River features a picnic area and a walking trail.
South Cumberland State park lies atop the Cumberland Plateau and, unlike most state parks, it is made up of ten different areas located in four different counties (including Grundy Lakes State Park, Natural Bridge State Natural Area, Savage Gulf State Natural Area, Grundy Forest State Natural Area, Foster Falls State Natural Area).
Enjoy fly fishing the Caney Fork River from our 16' Hyde Drift Boat. Fly fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout on half day and full day trips. The location of this service is 3503 Old South Road, Murfreesboro TN, but we have it listed in our database at the Caney Fork Dam near where the activity takes place.
Home-style cooking. Breakfast and lunch only. Mon-Tues and Thurs-Sun (Sat breakfast only). Closed Wed.
If you stay the night in Sparta, why not take a drive into yesteryear and enjoy a big screen blockbuster in the family atmosphere of a classic drive-in theater. Throw frisbees and enjoy a great big "Full Moon Burger" from the concession stand. Open evenings, April-Oct.
Stop by for brochures and info on things to do in the area.
This is a little restaurant in Harriman with some great homecooked food. Check out reviews HERE
Stagecoach Place Bed & Breakfast, Cafe and Gift Shop is located in a Historic Homestead House built in the 1930's in the heart of the beautiful Cumberland Plateau five miles south of Crossville, TN.
This quaint and rustic park is noted for its outstanding scenery, spring wildflowers, fossils and other natural diversity.
Stinging Fork Falls is a 783-acre natural area located in Rhea County. It is named for the 30-foot waterfall located within the Stinging Fork gorge that attracts hikers, photographers, and whitewater kayakers. The Stinging Fork Falls trail terminates at the bottom of the falls about 1.5 miles from the parking area, making this a 3 mile round trip hike.
Stonehaus Winery a family owned winery located high atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau produces a generous variety of wines from the dryer sparkling Seval Blanc to the sweeter and much beloved Muscadine, otherwise know as “God’s gift to the sunny south”.
The Sundquist Wildlife Management area is approximately 70,000 acres and home to a diverse array of habitats and wildlife. Sundquist WMA is popular for its ATV riding opportunities as well, and includes hunting and off-highway riding opportunities.
Sunset Jammers is the place to be for great Bluegrass music. There is a show scheduled each month. For more scheduled details please visit the website.
Miss Susie Foster wanted a log house as early as 1915 when her cousin gave her a lot in Smithville (Dekalb County). It was not until 1946-50 that her house was built. The house was constructed of logs salvaged from older log homes that were in the Caney Fork River Basin prior to Center Hill Lake being built. The house is a mid-century interpretation of the popular Colonial Revival style and the exposed logs on the exterior and interior, original mantel, windows and doors, exemplify the 20th century Colonial Revival movement.
A guided tour of The Sutton Home, Antique Car and Transportation museum, 1950's Service Station, Blacksmith, Grist Mill, and Weave Shops also the Agricultural Museum and Pioneer Village. The Sutton Home will host a different exhibit each season of the year.
An original log church was built by Thomas Swafford in the 1820s and was served by circuit riding preachers. The lumber of a second building is said to have been used to build barracks for Federal soldiers during the Civil War. The current structure was built in 1912 as a part of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Sweet Café is a full service café serving delicious food to the Clinton, TN area. They are in the heart of the historic Downtown Clinton Antique District. They get great online reviews for their food, most notable of which are their desserts.
While on the square, you may appreciate a visit to the Arcade Building to the first enclosed shopping mall of its kind in Cookeville.
The Arts Center of Cannon County is one of the most successful arts oranizatios in small town Tennessee, promoting visual art, music, drama and more. The arts center focuses on encouraging local talent to take the stage. Check their calendar for upcoming theatrical productions, and musical performances.
Located on Lookout Mountain at the entrance to historic Point Park, The Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum is the perfect starting point for your tour of the area's Civil War battle sites.
Located on Sparta Street, this tree is named for the number of children born under its shade to parents who were members of wagon trains. The tree now stands at the edge of McMinnville on Highway 70 S East of town. The tree is very large and among the oldest in Tennessee.
The Boutique is the Upper Cumberland's destination for affordable, trendy clothing & accessories. They also provide a great environment for your lunch break. Make sure to try one of their generous salads with a fresh muffin, a chicken pot pie or choose from over 40 varieties of loose leaf tea.
The Restaurant is owned and operated by Bobby Worthington and Family. All meals are home cooked on the premises. At the Cardinal Restaurant you will enjoy a unique dining experience not soon forgotten.
The Cottages offer you seasonal lakeview getaways with clean, comfortable efficiencies and the convenience of all the amenities to make your vacation relaxing and enjoyable. Enjoy seasonal lakeviews, as well as an early morning sunrise and dusty dawn sunsets just minutes away from overlooking beautiful Dale Hollow Lake!
The Dixie Cafe is a small town casual restaurant, located on the square in Byrdstown,Tennessee, Just minutes from Dale Hollow Lake. The friendly staff, terrific food and on site owners ensures a great experience. Friday is always Bluegrass Night! Check the schedule for your favorite group/genre and join in on the fun!
Inside Carthage Tennessee's old tobacco warehouse, Elenor and Ora Eads have created an absolutely amazing tour of galleries filled with antiques and treasures from both America and abroad. Local and national heritage is on display here, and you can follow the history of our great nation and its founding, with a tour through this museum.
Nestled among the towering bluffs and meandering streams that straddle Tennessee’s Highland Rim and Cumberland Plateau, Evins Mill is a welcome retreat and getaway from the cares of home and work, yet is just an hour from Nashville.
The Manor at Fall Creek Falls allows it's guests the closest possible access to the Fall Creek Falls State Park. Whether your hosting a conference, a wedding, or on a vacation, the Manor has the space you need.
This spacious, lovely 1800's Bed and Breakfast is snuggled in East Tennessee's Beautiful Northern Mountains next to our wonderful year round creek, fed from a spring inside a mountain cave across the street.
This "Largest Treehouse in the World" was built by minister Horace Burgess in the 1990's in honor of the Holy Father. It took 11 years to finish and is open to the public. Since its completion The Treehouse has become one of the most visited attractions in Tennessee.
The Willows at Twin Cove is Norris Lake's premier resort community with year round cabin rentals situated by the lake and within Cumberland Mountain region of Tennessee. There are lots of opporunities for water sports on the Norris Lake and you are never far away from State and National Parks.
Gainesboro Tennessee is the home of Therold's Little Opry. For over sixty years Bluegrass music has grown and blossomed in this little middle Tennessee town. Meeting on the second Saturday of every month at 6pm, the Little Opry is more than an informal gathering of musicians. It is the heart and soul of Tennessee music.
If your searching for a place to hang out with friends and enjoy great food and awesome drinks then look no further. Their upscale casual restaurant offers a cozy and inviting atmosphere. Come in and enjoy Chef Kevin Jones’ menu featuring hickory smoked BBQ, USDA choice black angus steaks and authentic Phily style shaved steak sandwiches.
Our rooms have all of the amenities: Televisions, Refrigerators, Microwaves. Rooms are available in. Singles, Doubles, & Single King Size. We have Washers & Dryers on-site.
The Arboretum is a project of the University of Tennessee Forest Resources Research and Education Center. It generally hosts more than 30,000 visitors annually.This 250 acre research and education facility has over 2,500 native and exotic woody plant specimens that represent 800 species, varieties, and cultivars.
Founded in 1857 by the Episcopal diosceses, Tennessee's University of the South was built on 10,000 acres given by the Sewanee Mining Company with an Oxford-style, Gothic architechure. Delayed by the onset of the Civil Way, it opened to students in 1868 welcoming 9 students and 4 faculty members.
As a major Cumberland River port with three landings, Carthage was strategically important to both Confederate and Union forces. The Upper Ferry and landing was located near the present Corps of Engineer boat ramp near Upper Ferry Road.
Tennessee's Scott’s Gulf region has over 100 miles of publicly accessible hiking trails, including Virgin Falls - a 110 foot waterfall that is followed by a number of other impressive waterfalls such as Big Laurel, Sheep Cave, and Big Branch falls. It's a strenuous hike to get there, but it's an all time favorite.
The Walls of Jericho is a 750-acre Natural Area that is within the 8,943-acre Bear Hollow Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA), which is contiguous to the Skyline WMA in Alabama. Picture Courtesy of Byron Jorjorian at http://www.byronjorjorian.com/.
Built in 1904, the Walton Hotel has been restored to its glory days being a favorite stop over since 1900. The Hotel rooms offer a unique step backin time while providing modern convenience. The Restaurant is open seven days a week and they pride themselves on their delicious southern cooking and friendly service.
Wartrace Creek Recreation Area is located on Cordell Hull Lake on the Cumberland River System, just nine miles from Gainesboro, TN. The lake itself was named after one of America's outstanding statesmen and one of Tennessee's finest volunteers.
Designated a Class II State Natural-Scientific Natural Area, Washmorgan Hollow is a 73-acre reserve owned by the Tennessee Nature Conservancy. The narrow ravine on the south side of the Roaring River State Scenic River provides an excellent opportunity to observe the diverse flora and fauna of the Eastern Highland Rim.
Watts Bar Lake is one of the south's largest lakes,covering 39,000 acres at full pool with 771 miles of shoreline. 738 of those shoreline miles are located in Roane County. Here you will find boating, sailing, jet skiing, tubing, water skiing, knee boarding, swimming, fishing, and more. With mostly mild temperatures year-round many of these activities can be enjoyed all year long.
West Wind Farm is a small family owned farm that specializes in organic sustainable livestock and pasture production. They have a beautiful view, and would love for you to stop by and learn more about who they are and what their vision is for West Wind Farm.
Gateway marker located on Courthouse grounds, noting the location of battles, skirmishes, and other Civil War era places of interest in White County.
Established in 1855, the award winning White County Agricultural Fair celerates the good ole' county fair with official opening day ceremonies on Labor Day. Music, mule races, tractor pull and much more.
Located just one block from the courthouse, this artifact-filled museum features permanent and temporary exhibits that celerate the rich history of the Highland Rim region of Tennessee, from pottery and music to military and railroads. Open Thurs-Sat; free admission.
Located in the historic American Legion Building on Liberty Square, the museum takes visitors on a trip across time through heroes and battles. Open weekdays; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Located near Kingston, Tennessee on Watts Bar Lake with views of the Smoky Mountains, the 600-acre Whitestone property includes a luxurious AAA 4-Diamond Bed and Breakfast, Restaurant, Wedding Chapel, and Conference Facilities.
Wildwood Manor & Stables is a quaint four bedroom Bed & Breakfast Inn. It is located on 40 acres in Hilham. The house sits at the back door to Standing Stone State Park, and just a few miles from Dale Hollow Lake.
The recently opened Winrock Bed & Breakfast in Oliver Springs, TN is a home away from home tha offers 5 individual bedrooms with access to a large and beautiful kitchen and bathing areas, jacuzzi tub, swimming pool, washer and dryer access, satellite TV and free local calls.
Wooden’s Apple House is a family owned business that has been in operation for over 50 years. The orchards have grown to almost 100 acres since Oren Wooden’s father planted his first tree, and now the farm produces over 18 varieties of apples, pumpkins, and other assorted vegetables.
Salads and full service menu Greek food. Open Tues - Sun.
Historic York Institute in Jamestown, Tenn., was built with funds raised by the famous WWI hero, Sgt. Alvin C. York during the 1920s. The Alvin C. York Institute is currenlty a public high school in Jamestown, Tennessee. It is the only comprehensive secondary school in the United States that is financed and operated by the state government.