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You're invited to experience the many tunes of our great state! From the majestic forests of the Great Smoky Mountains, across the expansive Cumberland Plateau, to the banks of the Mississippi River, our bed and breakfast inns are as diverse and inviting as Tennessee itself.
All of our inns have two things in common: An assured quality in accommodations, decor, and comfort as well as innkeepers who pamper you as honored guests and longtime friends.
Select from a complete range of beautiful choices offering you and yours quiet, romantic getaways. Try a rural retreat or mountain inn surrounded by natural beauty. . .an elegant Victorian to whisk you away to a century past. . .or a city inn surrounded by galleries, attractions and shopping.
Many of us also cater during the week to business travelers.
Our Quality Assurance Program regularly inspects each member inn and assures you that high standards of preparation in cleanliness, safety, maintenance and hospitality are ready and waiting for you and yours.
We all care about your comfort and satisfaction! Come on Inn!
East Tennessee is best known for the cities of Chattanooga and Knoxville. Near the border with Georgia, Chattanooga features a revitalized downtown, and popular attractions, including the Chattanooga Choo Choo and numerous Civil War battlefield parks.
Just outside of Chattanooga, you can visit Lookout Mountain and Ruby Falls. Rock City Gardens features a 4100ft walking trail, a 90 foot waterfall, a 180-foot long suspension bridge, and Lover's Leap where you can "see seven states."
Knoxville features the site of the 1982 World's Fair, a lovely downtown featuring shops and historic buildings, and plenty of theatre and music options.
East Tennessee features many small towns and outdoor attractions, including Lost Sea in Sweetwater, America's largest underground lake, and Norris Dam State Park, the site of the first Tennessee Valley Authority dam.
Lovely Historic Civil War Home listed on the Historic Register. Located between Chattanooga and Knoxville, this home boasts 5 suites, pool, porches, 4 acres, gourmet meal by Certified Chef. Close to downtown, antiques, coffe house, lakes, National Forest, whitewater, hiking and more.
Majestic Mansion Bed & Breakfast
Phone: 423 746-9041
A historic downtown Athens landmark, built in 1909 one block from the McMinn County Courthouse and two blocks from Tennessee Wesleyan College. Escape from the big city hubbub and retreat to a time of friendly neighbors and front porch visits at this Athens TN B & B Surround yourself with family antiques and warm memories of personal service beyond your experience. You belong here.
Iron Mountain Inn B&B and Vacation Rentals
Toll Free: 888-781-2399
Luxury log home in the mountains with Cherokee National Forest surrounding us. Over 140 acres of trails, nature and a feeling of "home" when you enter the Inn. Enjoy our "Pampering Perfected" service and our home made chocolate chip cookies from the bottomless cookie jar. Can you empty it?
Bluff View Inn
Toll Free: 800-725-8338
Located in three turn-of-the-century homes overlooking the Tennessee River, Bluff View Inn offers Chattanooga's premier Bed & Breakfast accommodations. Seamlessly blending modern convenience and historical beauty, Bluff View Inn provides a relaxing retreat with an array of restaurants, activities and attractions at your fingertips. We are located within walking distance of popular downtown attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX Theatre, Southern Belle, Coolidge Park and Walnut Street Bridge. Best of all, your room is just steps away from the excellent dining, shopping and recreation options of Bluff View Art District and the beautiful 12-mile RiverWalk path. Private facilities are available for business meetings, social events, family reunions and weddings.
Garden Walk B&B Inn, The
Chattanooga (Lookout Mtn), Georgia
Toll Free: 800-617-0502
The Garden Walk Bed and Breakfast Inn is Lookout Mountain's newest and finest vacation get-away. Nestled among the mountain's 100 year old pines, and surrounded by gardens, it is a patchwork fantasy of nostalgia and whimsy - a place where bicycles and boots are planters, rhododendron are trees, kitchen gardens grow plates as well as flowers, and the sound of a waterfall can be heard as you stroll down woodsy paths.
Mayor's Mansion Inn
Toll Free: 888-446-6569
Experience the historical elegance of the Mayor's Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast. With 11 individual guest rooms, there is a style for every taste. Built in 1889, it was home to Edmond G. Watkins, who later became one of the first antebellum mayors of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Nolichuckey Bluffs Bed and Breakfast Cabins
Toll Free: 800-842-4690
Your private hideaway in the mountains is right here! Come alone or book for the family and friends. Absolutely beautiful views near and far with golf, swimming, hiking, even David Crockett's birthplace and President Andrew Johnson's home and much more nearby.
Hawley House Bed & Breakfast
Johnson City (Jonesborough), Tennessee
Toll Free: 800-753-8869
We invite you to browse in our rooms and enjoy some of their treasures such as antique furniture, American folk art and antique quilts and coverlets. Our guests can relax by viewing Jonesborough from rocking chairs on our wrap around porch, savor a roaring fire on cold winter nights or leisurely stroll through the historic district on bricked sidewalks. Lastly, to start the day's exploring, antique hunting or in preparation for the onward journey, guests are served a memorable candlelight breakfast in the dining room overlooking Jonesborough.
Fox Manor Historic Bed & Breakfast Inn
Toll Free: 888-200-5879
Kingsport's most elegant Bed & Breakfast invites you to experience the luxury and beauty of this exquisitely decorated home.
Whitestone Country Inn
Kingston (Knoxville), Tennessee
Toll Free: 865-376-0113
A spectacular 360 acre Country Estate with views of the Smoky Mountains provides you with a serene combination of natural woods and landscaped gardens at the Whitestone Country Inn. Whitestone's rolling hillsides and peaceful surroundings are guaranteed to soothe your soul and calm your spirit. We serve three lavish meals a day and you can nibble on home baked cookies and other delectable treats anytime. Many of our rooms are equipped with the sensuous delight of Waterfall-spa showers and private decks. You will be surrounded by 5,400 acres of wildlife -waterfowl refuge and 39,000 acre Watts Bar Lake with opportunities for birding , fishing, kyaking, canoeing, paddle-boating or just rocking on our many porches and swinging in our hammocks. This is just the perfect place for vacations, retreats, meetings, weddings, or honeymoons. Whitestone Country Inn is one of only six AAA, four-diamond inns in Tennessee, and was named one of the "10 Most Romantic Inns in America" Come see us soon and find your "Sanctuary for the Soul"
Woodland Cove B&B
Toll Free: 877-700-2683
Charming lakefront B&B with 3 guest rooms, each with private baths, Satellite TV's and DVD players located on a quiet cove of beautiful Watts Bar Lake just minutes from Knoxville and the Smokey Mountains. Enjoy our boat dock and lake activities which include fishing, swimming and bird watching.
Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast
Lookout Mtn (Chattanooga), Georgia
Toll Free: 866-424-2584
10 minutes from downtown Chattanooga and a Mountain top away. Our family owned and operated Inn is conveniently located directly across the street from the famous Rock City Gardens where visitors can see seven states. We are also 5 minutes from Ruby Falls, Incline Railway and Point Park.
Home Place, The
Toll Free: 800-521-8424
Built in the early 1800's as a log cabin, The Home Place has been owned by Priscilla Rogers' family since then. Many generations have left their mark on the home by renovating it to meet their needs. Today it is a cozy yet spacious home in a private, rural setting on Cherokee Lake in Mooresburg,TN.
Historic Prospect Hill B&B Inn
Mountain City (Butler), Tennessee
Toll Free: 800-339-5084
Where the mountains meet the moon in Northeast Tennessee. Luxury inn with large, private, comfortable rooms, great views, whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, history (c.1889). Near Boone, NC--the western slope Appalachians. Elopements, destination weddings and A Cottage in the Woods for families/kids/dogs.
The Minnis House
New Market (Jefferson City), Tennessee
Century old home less than 4 miles from Carson-Newman College & Jefferson Memorial Hospital, recently renovated with all modern conveniences, private baths, cable, wi-fi.Five minutes to Cherokee Lake, 20 minutes to East Knoxville, Morristown, Sevierville & Rutledge.Elopement packages start at $149.
Cabin on Cedar Ridge
The Cabin on Cedar Ridge is a primitive 1860 era log cabin updated to provide all the amenities of modern age living. The Cabin is ideal for couples or looking for a unique property close to a variety of area attractions and activities to enjoy year round.
Grey Gables B&B
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. We welcome you to our Inn, pledging to give our best service, so your time with us will be a positive and memorable experience.
Smoky Mountain National Park features thousands of acres of old growth forest, and fascinating trails, waterfalls and wildlife. Nearly 100 species of native trees can be found, as well as black bears, snakes and 1,400 species of flowering plants. Ten million people visit every year, and if you make the trip, you'll instantly understand why.
Called the Gateway to the Smokies, Gatlinburg is the region's main city, and a popular tourist destination for its rides, museums and other attractions. Also in the region you will find Pigeon Forge, Home of Dollywood - Country Legend Dolly Parton's amusement park.
Creekwalk Inn and Cabins at Whisperwood Farm
Cosby (Gatlinburg), Tennessee
Toll Free: 800-962-2246
Rustic log cabin inn with 4 rooms opening out to the creek, fireplaces, Jacuzzis, hiking trails on our 47 acres and close to Great Smoky Mountains trailheads at Cosby and Big Creek. 19 miles from Gatlinburg off 321, gourmet flair to the food and a relaxing romantic atmosphere...
The Foxtrot Bed & Breakfast
Toll Free: 888-436-3033
See spectacular Smoky Mountain views from The Foxtrot B&B, a Gatlinburg mountaintop retreat that offers 2 suites with Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces and 2 deluxe rooms. Each features a king bed, private bath, wireless internet, and a gourmet breakfast. The foxtrot is minutes from dining, skiing, hiking, shopping, golf, and other outdoor activities.
Newport (Gatlinburg), Tennessee
Toll Free: 800-595-9441
Secluded in the scenic Smoky Mountains near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, you'll find an incomparable bed and breakfast resort. More than any other Smoky Mountains resort, this award-winning Tennessee bed and breakfast inn was created especially for romantic retreats, unforgettable honeymoons, and very spe
Berry Springs Lodge B&B
Sevierville (Gatlinburg), Tennessee
Toll Free: 865-908-7935
At Berry Springs Lodge resort you can expect relaxing luxury and first class service.
Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn
Sevierville (Gatlinburg), Tennessee
Toll Free: 800-428-2335
Nestled on 60 acres of family land near Gatlinburg.Relax on the big wrap around porch viewing the rolling hills and mountains. 12 beautiful guest rooms,5 romantic cottages and 1 larger guesthouse. A distinguished, award winning Inn, offering a full breakfast and wonderful homemade desserts
Townsend (Gatlinburg), Tennessee
Toll Free: 866-448-3070
Awarded 3yrs in a row, Best Scenic View from a B&B in the U.S., Inn Traveler Magazine. Highest home in the county w/a 360-degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Award Winning Gardens, Fireplaces, Whirlpools, Hot Tub, Steam Shower, Fitness Center, Masseuse, Wi-Fi, HD Sat, snacks.
Walland (Townsend), Tennessee
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, on the bank of the Little River, the historic Chilhowee Inn offers guests the peace and serenity of an old mountain inn, along with all the amenities of a modern B&B.
Tennessee's Central Region is generally defined by the Tennessee River to the west, and the Central/Eastern Time Zone line to the east. Totally enclosed in the region is the Upper Cumberland Plateau, a land of modern innovation settled alongside long forgotten country charm. Visit the plateau to experience down home Tennessee hospitality.
Nashville is the crown jewel of Central Tennessee and of country music. Don't miss the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry. Nashville also has plenty to offer the history buff, with its antebellum homes and historic battlefields.
Those with a sporting mindset can visit the Nashville Superspeedway, take in a Tennessee Titans football game or enjoy one of the many golf courses.
Outdoor adventure also awaits equestrians along the Tennessee Walking Horse Trail. Central Tennessee features the winding Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers, two of the only rivers in the country which leave and re-enter a state. Take a ride down the Cumberland on the General Jackson Showboat.
Central Tennessee is a place to relax and reflect. . .to see lakes, waterfals, quiet woodland trails, and spectacular mountain vistas. . .to shop for antiques, and arts and crafts, . .to visit arts festivals and historic sites. . .to golf, hunt, fish, and whitewater raft. Come see the Central Region where natural beauty, Tennessee heritage and Southern hospitality await.
Falls Mill B&B Log Cabin
Toll Free: 931-469-7161
This cozy Log Cabin B&B, built in 1895 will sleep up to a family of 5. Located on the grounds of Falls Mill, an operating water-powered grain mill and museum. The kitchen is stocked with homemade pastries, fresh fruit, ham & eggs and freshly milled stone ground grits and multi-grain pancake mix.
Brentwood Bed and Breakfast
Brentwood (Nashville), Tennessee
Toll Free: 800-332-4640
Located in the finest area of Nashville. a Luxury Inn featuring gourmet breakfast, 24 hour refreshment bar, video library resting on 5 acres.
Lairdland Farm Log Cabin B&B
Toll Free: 888-231-8631
Surrounded by Lairdland Farm's 500 acres of pastoral Giles County beauty, our Bed and Breakfast cabins are the perfect setting for a weekend getaway - or a week long vacation.
Cumberland Mountain Lodge
Your own 700 acre estate. Perhaps Tennessee's most beautiful farm. Easy access to outdoor adventures, fishing on site, shopping (antiques, wineries, outlets), golf, music and arts. Great girlfriends getaway. Beautiful wedding and meeting site. Private onsite spa services and catering. Private!!
McCoy Place B&B
Our 1920's farmhouse, situated on 60 acres, is near the 79,000 acre Catoosa Wildlife Management Area.
Located in the heart of the Cumberland Plateau. Stagecoach is a unique stop for any trip through this beautiful area. Fully furnished rooms complete with all the comforts of home will help you relax after a long day of playing golf on one of the area's many courses, or just a few nights getaway.
Cabin at Stillwaters Farm, The
Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee
We are truly blessed to live on such a quiet, peaceful and beautiful farm in Middle Tennessee. We lived in and around Nashville for 30 years, owned and operated two businesses and desperately needed quiet time. We bought the farm and built a cabin on it. In 1999 we spent Christmas at "The Cabin" and decided to stay. Now, in 2003, we have our house built and would like to offer "The Cabin" to you.
East Hills Bed & Breakfast Inn
Toll Free: 866-613-3414
This traditional Inn located off Hwy.70E on 4.5 acres among tall trees provides gracious hospitality and southern charm. The main house and 3 cottages are furnished with antiques. Swings and rocking chairs on the porches beckon one to sit a spell and enjoy nature and the inn at its best.
Falcon Manor: B&B at Falcon Rest
In 1896, Gorilla Pants manufacturer Clay Faulkner built his family a Victorian mansion called Falcon Rest, which today is a historic tour museum. Falcon Manor, four bed-and-breakfast type guest suites on the its grounds, allows visitors to relive the elegance of yesterday in the comfort of today.
Monteagle (Sewanee), Tennessee
Toll Free: 877-352-9466
Nestled forty-five miles northwest of Chattanooga, The Edgeworth Inn Bed and Breakfast is an intrinsic part of American history, a haven from the everyday concerns of the modern world located on the grounds of the Monteagle Assembly, a historic Chautauqua. Let us be your Tennessee destination!
Toll Free: 888-480-3245
Monteagle Inn Bed & Breakfast is the perfect location for business, family and wedding guests; or a great place to escape from the busy world. The Cumberland Plateau abounds with beautiful mountain scenery. Hiking, shopping, antiques and so much more!
Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast at Bee Rock, The
Toll Free: 888-293-1444
An 11-room luxury B&B perched atop 15 secluded acres overlooking the Cumberland Plateau. "Simply Immaculate, Exceptional Service, and Breathtaking Views" are what our guests say! Fireplace or whirlpool rooms available. Up to 25 overnight guests for weddings and corporate, church & family retreats.
Carriage Lane Inn
Murfreesboro (Nashville), Tennessee
Toll Free: 800-357-2827
Our Murfreesboro Bed & Breakfast Innis perfect for you. Whether you are looking for a quiet weekend for two, an intimate bridal luncheon for ten, or a grand gala for 150 guests, our professional wedding specialists and event planners will help you create that perfect moment in time.
Hastings House B&B
Murfreesboro (Nashville), Tennessee
Come spend the night in a home built near the beginning of the last century. Relax on the front porch. As a bonus, enjoy the company of the housecats. Located in historic downtown Murfreesboro.
Chestnut Hill Ranch B&B
Only (Nashville), Tennessee
Just one hour from Nashville and 2 hours from Memphis via I-40, This 1905 restored farmhouse on 53 acre ranch has 3 themed suites with private bath, 3 course gourmet dinners, and sumptuous breakfast. We provide everything for Romance, Relaxation, Privacy, and Pampering.Special packages available.
The Blue Porch
Readyville (Murfreesboro), Tennessee
Nestled in the rolling hills southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, The Blue Porch Bed and Breakfast strives to offer a chance to escape the rigors of the hectic pace required for every day life. We have two bedrooms, each with a private bath. There is also a common area featuring satellite television and computer access. Spa services are also available upon request. So whether you are traveling through or just need a break, come by for some down home relaxation.
The Inn at Evins Mill
Toll Free: 800.383.2349
Near Center Hill Lake and among the bluffs, streams and waterfalls of the Highland Rim, Evins Mill offers the amenities of a resort in the setting of a country inn. A fetching location for weekend getaways, weddings and meetings, Evins Mill offers a mountain experience, only minutes from Nashville.
West Tennessee is defined by its rivers including the winding, bucolic Tennessee River to the east and the majestic Mississippi bordering on the west. From the urban energy of Memphis and Jackson to the small farm towns that dot the landscape, you will find soulful music, historical drama and natural wonders.
Visit the natural wonders including the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers and the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm or Reelfoot Lake and Kentucky Lake in the north or the historical Pinson Mounds in the south central.
Relive music history at Graceland, Sun Studio and the Stax Museum of American Soul in Memphis and discover new artists performing every day on Beale Street. Stop in to the Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame. If you are are a history buff drop by Casey Jones' house and the old railroad station in Jackson. As a Civil War afficionado, you will want to seek out our numerous Civil War grounds, especially including Grant's trail to Shiloh. Don't forget the National Civil Rights Museum offers a glimpse into Tennessee's diverse history.
Toll Free: 877-614-6305
A lovely and spacious Classic in-town provides ultimate privacy and a comfortable decor with a unique arts and crafts collection ranging from country French furniture several hundred years old to signed Southwest art to new pottery dishes and platters thrown "yesterday."
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Benefits of Membership
Joining with many others all across the state has so many personal and business benefits that it is hard just to list them. Whether you are already in the inn business. . .aspiring to become an inn owner and manager. . .or providing services and products to our member inns, check out the categories below.
Our Regular Members are those on the operating line! Membership is given by inn, but the individuals associated with its ownership and operation are really the ones who benefit in information and social exchange.
Each member gets a complete listing on our association's web site with extensive promotional copy, photos and a list of nearby attractions along with a link to their own web sites. Members can access their own page on our site at any time and make necessary changes, corrections and additions. We ask that members participate in our Events and Recipes pages, too, by adding information that relates to their business.
We have special lists for the members who want to promote to the wedding or meeting market as well. Cost is but $25 a year to add these listings!
Our Quality Assurance Program provides standards for operations and a biennial inspection of the property to help members see their inns with help from our experienced inspectors. And our guests know that we all maintain the top quality in accommodations anywhere!
Our special promotions include our participation in the State of Tennessee Department of Tourism Development's multi-million dollar, multi-year national promotion on the state's vital and extensive role in the Civil War. As we approach the 150th Centennial Celebration, we led with an ad in History Channel magazine proclaiming our theme: "Bivouac at a B&B. The Generals did!"
The Gift Certificate program promotes widespread use of our member inns, too, by providing the highly flexible $25 certificates. We have people from all over the United States buying them for families and friends, for birthdays, anniversaries and simple get-aways.
Our Annual Meetings present an educational opportunity with scheduling of topics of current interest and presentations by experts in our field. The social opportunity associated with these meetings provides plenty of time for exchanging information and opinions with fellow innkeepers.
We will also issue a periodic newsletter, special event notices and more information essential to the on-going information flow for operators of high quality B&B's.
Member Application Download
Those companies which provide important services and useful products to the B&B industry may show their support in particular to the leaders of the industry here in Tennessee with their Associate Member status.
Associate Members receive a special listing on our web site and can participate with us in our Annual Meeting including the educational program.
The annual dues are just $200. Gives us a call at headquarters for more information.
For those who want to join this industry when purchasing or opening a bed and breakfast, this is the place to start
Not only do you gain recognition for your interest, you have a better opportunity to talk to those experienced professionals already in the business. They are all ready and willing to help you!
Annual dues are just $75. Call us at headquarters for more information.