Athens , TN is an excellent choice for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers with the Ocoee and Hiwassee Rivers, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park nearby. Enjoy whitewater rafting, beautiful fall foliage, hiking, trout fishing, beautiful scenery and wildlife. The Lost Sea is also a short drive away, as well as the Cherokee National Forest.
Majestic Mansion is located a short 45 minute drive from either Chattanooga to the south or Knoxville to the north. In the Chattanooga area, visit Rock City, Ruby Falls, the Incline Railroad, and the Tennessee Aquarium/IMAX Theater. Or, take in the many attractions available year round on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
While staying at the Majestic Mansion Bed and Breakfast, you may enjoy a leisurely stroll to the Living Heritage Museum, take a tour of Mayfield Dairy, or visit the Tennessee Wesleyan College campus. There are also many nearby antique and gift shops to browse through in the downtown Athens area. Tennis anyone? It's just a short jog away. Or, just sit back and enjoy a cool breeze on our porch swing.
In the evening, after a full day in Eastern Tennessee, retire to the comfort of your beautiful guestroom. Take a long bath, curl up with a good book and drift off to sleep. In the morning, awake refreshed and ready to enjoy a full, delicious breakfast in the Inn’s dining room: a perfect way to start your day!