Places to Stay

Jackson County has the Perfect Place for You

 

 

Are you looking for a place to call home away from home? After an adventurous day full of sightseeing and feeding your appetite, unwind and relax in a cozy cabin surrounded by nature, an airstream underneath the stars, or the serveral bnbs that will make you want to extend your stay! No matter how you prefer to lay your head, we have numerous lodging options and amenities that will leave you feeling energized and ready for another day full of excitement! 

 

 

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Ann Walker Farmhouse

Gainesboro Gainesboro, TN 38562

A Country Tennessee location with beautiful front porch views of wild life , the surrounding hills and bottom land that can take you back to a simpler time. The two bedroom and one bath farm house is located on 75 acres of wooded hills which is perfect for those with an exploring nature of hiking. Fishing poles available upon request. Easily accessed attractions of Cummins Falls State Park , Dale Hollow Lake , the small town country squares of Gainesboro and Celina, and the larger city of Cookeville are all within a 10 to 25 minute drive. Camping is also available if so desired.

Bedrooms are furnished with full sized beds, chest of draws and closet space. Kitchen equipped with refrigerator and ice maker, electric stove and oven, coffee pot with filters, table and chairs, plates, glass ware and small assortment of pots, pans, utensils for basic cooking. Front porch is furnished with two chairs and foot stools and a large propane grill. Equipped with washer and dryer. Internet is provided fiber optic with good speed. Cell phone reception a challenge at the farm house with cell phone use best through the house Wifi.

This farm house was built for my Aunt Ann Walker. Ann was born here on the farm in 1888 and lived in the original Log Cabin before moving into the farm house. Ann never married and lived a country 1800's type of life style and loved her farm with all of her heart. The original log cabin was located near the lower spring and is no longer standing and burned in 1953. Ann is buried in the Walker family cemetery along with my great grandparents and great , great grandparents.

Local restaurant menus are available found in a folder provided . For a traditional breakfast with the locals there is Faye's Cafe open at 5:30 am on the square. For Lunch and Dinner Restaurants , Bull and Thistle ( one of the coolest restaurants in the State of Tennessee and located on the square , open Fridays , Saturdays and Sunday brunch. ) , Stolen Coin Oyster bar and Bistro on the Square , Casa Grande Mexican Grill , Giovanni's Italian , Helen's ( on top of the hill on hwy 56 ) , Dairy Queen, Subway.

Gainesboro's town square has been host to the filming of the 1970 Hollywood movie " I Walk The Line " with Gregory Peck and Tuesday Weld. Johnny Cash sings the title song and several other songs in the movie. It is interesting to see the specific buildings on the square in the movie compared to what they look like today. Also , Cordell Hull a local lawyer , congressman and judge in the towns court house became famous in his time as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary of State during World War 2, founder of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Gainesboro is the County seat of Jackson County. Jackson County named after Tennessee President Andrew Jackson and Gainesboro named after General Gaines , one of Andrew Jackson's Generals. I think you will enjoy your stay. The area is country , secluded and quiet.

Granville Weddings

164 Clover Street Granville, TN 38564
Bed & Breakfast, Event Venue

Built in 1922, the Granville Presbyterian Church now serves as our wedding chapel. The all-brick building with its center lancet window and twin steeples is striking in appearance. One tower contains a church bell from the 1880s, which we believe was originally installed in the 19th century church that this building replaced. You are welcome to ring the wedding bell on your big day!

The interior of the church features high wooden ceilings and beautiful hardwood floors, complemented by its uncommon curved pews of varying sizes. It's the perfect place to tie the knot or host your next event!

Bougie BeBe

Downtown Square Gainesboro, TN 38562
Bed & Breakfast

Beautiful newly remodeled upstairs apartment featuring 2 King Suites and a central shared living area. Full kitchen, laundry, eating area, and living space. Top scale finishes and amenities. This amazing space is located on the downtown city square in historic Gainesboro. Within steps to amazing restaurants, shops, and distillery. This upstairs apartment is across the street from the courthouse. Located within a short drive to multiple city parks, state parks, and natural water attractions.

Blue Heron Retreat

Salt Lick Creek Area Gainesboro, TN 38562
Cabin, Fishing, Hiking, Lodging

Enjoy your own fully furnished upstairs apartment with beautiful views of the Cumberland River in Jackson County, TN. One of the best kept secrets in Upper Cumberland travel. Enjoy Cummins Falls and other scenic treasures from this private retreat.

Made In the Shade RV Park

Granville, TN Granville, TN 38564

Located in the heart of Historic Granville, Tennessee in Jackson County, Made In the Shade RV Park is a peaceful, family friendly, lake front destination that appeals to all types of visitors. Whether you are retired, vacationing, or planning a family getaway, Made In the Shade RV Park is ready to accommodate your needs.

JJS Trout & About

Gainesboro Gainesboro, TN 38562

JJ’s Trout and about cabin is nestled in the hills minutes from the Cumberland River and Cordell Hull. The cabin has the traditional look but with a twist of modern spice. Around this adorable cabin there are lots of adventurous places for you and your family to enjoy like hiking, kayaking, boating, swimming, and so much more!
 

Covenant Rest

1321 Flynn's Creek Road Gainesboro, TN 38562
Lodging, Event Venue

Covenant Rest is a retreat and event center in the hills of Jackson County, Tennessee. The desire of owners Tim and Tammie Brown and their family is to see believers in Jesus refreshed and renewed in the Gospel during their stay here.

Granville Mercantile

164 Clover Street Granville, TN 38564
Bed & Breakfast, Lodging, Event Venue

The Granville Mercantile has two bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a full kitchen constituting 800 square feet of living space. The bedrooms each have their own private bath, large windows, and are nicely decorated—modern and contemporary. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and looks out to the Presbyterian church and the Granville Pioneer Village. The master also serves as the bride’s room, where she can enjoy preparations with her maid of honor and bridesmaids. The second bedroom has a full-size bed, and looks out onto our side yard with views of our main street and Pioneer Village. The kitchen area has a full-sized refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, a cozy island, a dining table, a comfortable daybed (perfect for lounging and/or sleeping) and a 50″ television. From the kitchen you step out to the deck and on to your back yard.

Linger Longer

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Linger Longer is a spacious lake house on a quiet hillside that's the perfect place for friends or families to gather, relax and make memories. Enjoy several screened porches and decks with swings, rocking chairs and hammocks that overlook our lake cove. Plenty of space for cooking, eating, playing our indoor and outdoor games/activities, making smores, and sleeping or using wifi and tvs. Several nearby restaurants, attractions, hiking, and lake access points just a few minutes away.

Rabit Hill Retreat

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Bring the whole family to this great place with lots of room for fun and relaxation indoors and out! The Cumberland Plateau is a top-rated destination any time of year. Our cottage is perfect for families, couples, small groups and reunions. The property is nestled between the towns of Granville and Gainesboro on 2 acres of land. Located just 65 miles east of Nashville and 21 miles from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. You’ll be surrounded by areas of water and beautiful landscapes.

The Cozy Cottage

Gainesboro Gainesboro, TN 38562

Is a one bedroom separate apartment which includes a large living room has a reclining love seat, full size couch and two comfy chairs with a functioning fireplace, dinning table set for 2, new kitchen with refrigerator, sink, coffee maker, assortment of teas, coffee, sugars and creamer, toaster, microwave and Stove/Oven. Television, wifi, desk with stool, 2 full bathrooms, and extra towels.

Old Mill Camp and General Store at Cummins Falls State Park

4801 Blackburn Fork Rd Gainesboro, TN 38562
Campground, RV

At Old Mill Camp, our goal is for you to have a camping experience that you will tell your friends, family, and neighbors about and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Hummingbird Cabin

Cookeville Gainesboro, TN 38562

Feel the peace on the big front and back porches overlooking the woods and yards. Watch deer. Hummingbird Cabin's private country 1 acre setting will calm your heart. Located near beautiful Cummins Falls and other waterfalls, lakes, and state parks. For the more adventurous, hike down to our creek and follow to the small waterfall. Great for families or groups up to 8. About 20 minutes from Tennessee Tech.

Clover Lake Cottage

197 Clover Street Granville, TN 38564
Lodging, Event Venue

Clover Lake Cottage is a historic vacation home  located in the heart of Granville, TN.  The cottage is near Cordell Hull Lake, a rural lake within the Cumberland River. One of the original homes of this rural community,  this country cottage has been completely remodeled and rennovated-all while still keeping its own unique country charm.

Shaggy Bark Campsites

111 Walker Lane Gainesboro, TN 38562
Campground

Iris Cottage

Gainesboro Gainesboro, TN 38562

Fully equipped kitchen. Basement with pool table, wet bar, ice machine, 65" flat screen. TV in each bedroom and living room. Gas fireplace in living room. Queen sleeper sofa in living room quiet farm views in every direction. Completely renovated in 2020. Five minutes to Cummins Falls, 15 minutes to downtown Cookeville.

**2 night minimum on weekends. If you are needing different accommodations, please contact host and we will help you if we are able.

Rustic Farm Church

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Welcome all! Come to stay in our historic church while you can!

This is a rustic farm building. DO NOT BOOK IF YOU DO NOT LIKE CAMPING. THIS IS NOT A HOTEL. Birds, bees, bugs, butterflies! VERY REMOTE AREA. Glamping. Cool? Come enjoy a quiet evening in our cabin from 1890. No full-kitchen. There is a hot-plate & toaster oven. Refrigerator for packed in meals. A one-room wood fir interior with a small stage, loft-style living. Just 15 minutes from Cummins Falls, and 62 miles east of Nashville.

Brae Cabin

Gainesboro Gainesboro, TN 38562

Relaxation, Romance, and Nature. Brae Cabin is a beacon that matches your wants and needs. The outdoor night is transformed by the Enchanted Forest light show. Secluded in nature with just the right amount of technology to be interesting. The trails start at the entrance of Brae Cabin. Walk to Mt. Cameron or the Outpost (the cabin with an outhouse). An experience awaits.

Cedar Bungalow

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

This perfect little gem is waiting for you! Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and everyday life, away from the traffic and come enjoy true peace and quiet. You will enjoy fishing, kayaking and swimming which make this cabin the perfect vacation getaway! See deer, rabbits, hummingbirds and hear a coyote at night. Sit on the huge wrap-around porch and enjoy the gorgeous sunsets. Or enjoy your morning coffee on that porch! Due to allergies, please, NO PETS.

The Hoot Camp

Granville, TN Granville, TN 38564

The Hoot Camp in located in historic Granville, TN, situated just a mile from the town center and only two miles from Wildwood Resort and Marina. There are plenty of things to do during your stay, including antiquing, wine tasting, hiking and water sports. With large decks and a hot tub for relaxing, the Hoot Camp is ideal for rejuvenating your soul and enjoying sweeping views of the Cumberland River. Two restaurants, music and additional water activities nearby. Come and Enjoy!

The space

All bedrooms are upstairs.

Guest access

Enjoy the entire guest house and attached decks. Hot tub is for your private use although we would ask that you monitor your little ones while they are in the hot tub. The decks have amazing views of the Cumberland River and area mountains.

Salt Lick Creek Campground

20 Salt Lick Park Ln Gainesboro, TN 38562
Boat Ramp, Campground, Fishing, Lodging, Park, Paddling, RV, Swimming
Salt Lick Creek Campground is located on Cordell Hull Lake on the Cumberland River System, just 10 miles from Gainesboro, TN. The lake itself was named after one of America's outstanding statesmen and one of Tennessee's finest volunteers. Hull was born in a log cabin in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains. Families and friends enjoy coming to the lake for boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, and relaxing in the outdoors.Click here for a virtual tour of the Cordell Hull Lake facilities.

House on the Creek

Gainesboro Gainesboro, TN 38562

This house is located in the country for a nice peaceful relaxing stay with a creek running in front. You can sit on the porch and listen to the creek. There is also a gazebo located near the creek. It is a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath with laundry and full kitchen.

The Carter House

Granville, TN Granville, TN 38564

The Carter House, a private residence in Historic Granville, Tennessee, has four bedrooms and four bathrooms and can comfortably accommodate up to 8 guests. It also offers a large Living Room, Full Kitchen & eating area, and three porches!

Peaceful Getaway

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Take a break and unwind at this peaceful oasis.

Shack on Hack

Bloomington Springs, TN Bloomington Springs, TN 38545

About the space

The Shack on Hack presents, The Shack-a modern, contemporary farm-style guesthouse on a family owned farm in Bloomington Springs, Tn.

One unique and private setting that makes up the guesthouse is located in a quiet neighborhood a short 15 minute drive to interstate 40 and Cummins Mill Falls it exemplifies its name, tucked away at the edge of the property facing and open field.

Other things to note

No pets!

RT Farm Getaway

Gainesboro Gainesboro, TN 38562

RT Farm Getaway. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Airbnb Farm stay in Gainesboro, TN, United States. Max Occupancy of 8 persons. Minimum nightly stay 1 night. Amenities include:

  • Air Conditioner
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Tv

Hillside House

Whitleyville, TN Whitleyville, TN 38588

Slow things down a bit in Wartrace bottom. Enjoy creek walking just outside your door, watch turkey and deer from the house. Get out to Wartrace beach in less than 5 minutes, bring your boat, plenty of room to park it safely. Check out waterfalls, kayaking-canoeing, adventure time at any of the several parks in the area. Relax in the evening to the sounds of crickets and lighting bugs!

Rye Street RV Park

120 Rye Street Granville, TN 38564

Located at  120 Rye Street Granville, Tennessee 38564.

There are only two back to back pads available in a neighborhood setting so your visit will be quiet and relaxing.  We offer individual 50 amp electrical hookup (50amp male to 30amp female adapters required for 30amp service), 110 outlet, public water, and a septic dump station for each pad.  Pads are crushed stone for now.  Sites are located in the middle of town and within one block of the old Sutton General Store.  They are within a couple blocks from the Lakeside General Store.  Sites are also within a couple blocks of the post office, Veterans Park, Granville shops, museums, church and Sutton Homestead.  The new wedding chapel in the old Presbyterian Church and Granville Broom Works are just across the street. Looking for a campground, give us a call. Access to nearby boating, swimming, fishing, hunting and horseback riding are also available.

Happy Mountain Hideaway

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Charming Happy Mountain Hideaway. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Airbnb Cabin in Gainesboro, TN, United States. Max Occupancy of 4 persons. Minimum nightly stay 1 night. Amenities include:  Air Conditioner Bedding/linens Internet Kitchen Laundry Parking Tv

Wildwood Resort and Marina

7316 Granville Hwy Granville, TN 38564
Bar, Boat Slips, Lodging, Live Music, Marina, Restaurant, Event Venue, Water Activities

Wildwood Resort & Marina is a hidden gem located on Cordell Hull Lake along the Cumberland River one mile south of Historic Granville, Tennessee. We offer 120 boat slips for rent up to 60’, cabins and lodge rooms, vintage airstreams, a floating Harbor Cottage and lakeside chalet for weekend and weekly rental, pontoon boat, kayak, canoe and stand up paddle boards for rent, in addition to a ship’s store and cafe. Wildwood is the perfect destination site for corporate retreats, weddings, family reunions as well as small groups and couples seeking a relaxing getaway.

Startlite Retreat

Granville, TN Granville, TN 38564

Step back in time in this Cabin in the hills.
Get away from it all in this traditional wood cabin in the hills of Tennessee. Peace and quiet above the historic town of Granville, on Cordell Hull Lake. Great views across “them thar hills” from the wrap around porch.
Located an hour east of Nashville this a great base from which to explore and enjoy Middle Tennessee.

Cummins Falls Getaway

Cookeville, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

A newly remodeled home is nestled in a quiet subdivision with a view of peaceful pastures from the front porch swing. It is a perfect get-away destination for you and family or friends. It is located on the outskirts of Cookeville, and in minutes you can be; downtown for a little shopping and dining out, at the trail head to Cummins Falls*, or at TTU for the big game or graduation.
* A permit is now required to hike to the falls. tnstateparks.com/parks/cummins-falls

Amigos Vacations

650 Fairview School Ln. Gainesboro, TN 38562
Lodging

Simple farm life on our quiet, remote property welcomes you into our family. Rest in a cozy cabin, and wake up to beautiful peaceful surroundings.

We’re on a private place in the country, surrounded by various types of livestock, wildlife, and freshly-growing food.

Guests have access to the entire main level of the cabin which is handicap accessible.

For more information, please visit the website below!

Lakin' It Easy

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Gorgeous Lakeview and Mountain view home! 3bd/2.5ba, large kitchen with all utensils, cookware and dishes. Large living room with fireplace. Two master bedrooms. Barnwood is on several walls to give you a more rustic feel while you're there. Upper large Master bedroom (24x27) has sitting area and private balcony to enjoy the lake and mountain views! Being just a few steps from the water makes this home a must stay. Boat ramp is less than a mile so you can bring your kayak/canoe /boat.

Cozy Treehouse on the Roaring River!

Roaring River Gainesboro, TN 38562

Enjoy staying off the grid in Gainesboro, TN. Our treehouse stands 20’ in the air for 360 degree views of the Roaring River. Relax at the propane fire table on the porch or start your own fire at the designated area on the riverbed. Our cabin comfortably sleeps 6 adults, utilizing cozy mattresses and lush bedding.
Downtown Historic Gainesboro is just a short drive down the road with local shops, restaurants, and live music every weekend. You can also enjoy a serene kayak ride down the river!

The Cottage at Granville

Granville, TN Granville, TN 38564

If you are looking for a place to get away and, perhaps, a change of pace where you can just kick off your shoes, grab a good book and relax or take a nap on the porch, the Cottage at Granville will provide this and more. Or you may want to take a leisurely walk by the lake, where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature and, if you like, even wet a fishing line along the bank. For the more serious water enthusiasts there is easy access from the Cottage to boating, fishing and water activities at any of the nearby boat launch locations including the Granville Marina, just minutes away.

 

A short walk from the Cottage, you will feel like you have stepped back in time as you stroll through the historical village of Granville, nestled along the banks of the Cumberland River and Cordell Hull Lake.  There are unique shopping and places of interest such as the Granville Museum where you can learn about the history of this once noted 1900’s river boat town. Along the way you can check out the Sutton Store (as featured on Tennessee Crossroads), Sutton Homestead and the Granville Gift Shop. Then stroll over to the lakeside Veteran’s Park with a picnic lunch. Special note for nature lovers: this area of the Cumberland is well known for its geodes, arrow heads and driftwood.

We invite you to come and stay at The Cottage for a weekend, an entire week or even longer.

Amenities:

One double bedroom
One single bedroom
One bathroom
Living/TV area
Sun room/Rear Living area
Fully equipped kitchen
Washer/Dryer
Linens/Towels
Covered back porch with dining and seating areas

Nearby Activities:

Hiking/Walking/Horseback Riding Trails around Cordell Hull Lake

We look forward to your visit with us at Cottage at Granville.

The Cottage

106 Montpelier Gainesboro, TN 38562
Bed & Breakfast, Lodging

The Cottage is a cozy, vintage 1 bdrm/1 bath private lodging space conveniently located one block from the Gainesboro square in picturesque Jackson County. Close by are many outdoor activities such as fishing the Cumberland River, enjoying Cummins Falls or kayaking on the Roaring River (shuttle available)

Roaring River Post Camping

10404 Dodson Branch Hwy, Gainesboro, TN 38562 Gainesboro, TN 38562

CakeWalk Vacations

2307 Cummins Mill Road Gainesboro, TN 38501
Lodging

Mini Modern cabins in the woods!
Less than a mile from the beautiful Cummins Falls State Park.
Well-appointed with necessities and luxuries.
Modern decor and art.

Sleep up to six with 3 queen beds
Full bath with soaking tub
Washer/dryer unit
Kitchenette
Air conditioning and heat
Electric fireplace
TV and internet

Peaceful Country Farm

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Leave the TV and microwave behind and experience simple wholesome farm life on our quiet, remote property.

Center Grove RV Park

123 Centergrove Circle Gainesboro, TN 38562

Granville Bed, Breakfast & Gifts

136 Clover St Granville, TN 38564
Bed & Breakfast

Granville Bed & Breakfast is located in a beautiful country setting in the historic riverboat town of Granville, Tennessee, just 60 miles east of Nashville. The Bed and Breakfast is adjacent to a 1931 original bank building. Step back in time as you visit the bank, post office, and barber shop museums. Shop for gifts, collectibles and antiques located in the old bank.

Indian Creek Hideaway

Indian Creek Whitleyville, TN 38588
Cabin, Lodging, Paddling, Water Activities
Come enjoy this unique tiny house for a getaway with friends, visiting family, or just a night away! Nestled just outside of Gainesboro along the Cumberland river.
 
The space

This tiny house features a loft area for sleeping with stairs to climb, free wifi (no cell service), keurig for hot coffee in the mornings, x2 kayaks 8ft.(life jackets required and included), charcoal for the grill, adirondack chairs with a fire pit (wood provided), roku, and an air fryer/toaster oven. There is a picnic table to enjoy meals with family and options for tent setup upon request. Spacious front yard with beautiful creek running along the property.

Other things to note
 
No cell service here, make sure to turn on your wifi calling so you can receive all calls and texts! We have a roku for your personal use- no cable. Multiple areas to put in your kayaks on Indian Creek road!

Country French Farmmhouse

Gainesboro, TN Gainesboro, TN 38562

Overlooking Cordell Hull Lake, this rental is close to Granville, and Cummins Falls State Park Guests have the ability to reservepart or all the bedrooms in this spacious rental. Total of three bedrooms, two baths. Kitchen, dining and family rooms flow seamlessly together while there is a formal dining room for use. Rockers make the front porch an inviting place to relax as well as the back deck and hot tub area which opens from both kitchen and family room. Great place to unplug and unwind!

Cliffside Tiny House

Whitleyville, TN Whitleyville, TN 38588

Reconnect with nature at this unforgettable escape in the Emerald Eyes Tiny House. Purchased from a Mennonite builder as a shell, now owned by an artist and award-winning interior designer, and her husband a craftsman who has finished the 300 sq. foot space to be both functional, beautiful, and serene. Allowing for a relaxing and revitalizing stay.

The farm is nearly 30 acres for a true nature experience. Unplug and disconnect from daily stresses and enjoy relaxation.