Hotel at a Glance: The Sewanee Inn
Located on the campus of Sewanee: The University of the South, this handsome hotel stands amid the rolling green landscape of southern Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau. Immerse yourself in the rugged scenery while hiking on the property’s trails or playing a round on the 100-year-old nine-hole golf course acclaimed for its natural beauty.
- Spacious guest rooms feature plush bedding, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, and bath products from Gilchrist & Soames.
- Golf-view rooms overlook the course next door; some units have private balconies.
- Breakfast restaurant serving hearty Southern favorites as well as healthy options
- Handcrafted cocktails and wines by the glass or bottle are offered in the inviting lounge.
Sewanee, Tennessee: Natural Beauty on the Cumberland Plateau
The small southern Tennessee town of Sewanee is synonymous with Sewanee: The University of the South, the liberal-arts college based here. The campus (known to students and locals as “the Domain”) occupies a scenic mountaintop spot on the Cumberland Plateau. On campus and off, you can go hiking past rock formations, mountain biking in peaceful forests, and canoeing on numerous lakes and rivers. For a fun day trip, drive about 50 miles southeast to Chattanooga or 35 miles in the other direction to tour the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg.