Booking a Hotel in Athens, TN

Athens, Tennessee is located in McMinn County and is approximately 58 miles north of Chattanooga and 58 miles south of Knoxville. Take a short drive out of town and visit the Cherohala Mountain Trails Campground. A great destination for Motorcyclists, hikers, boaters, and cyclists. The area is perfect for exploring the outer reaches due to its central location. One of the key features is Dual Sport Motorcycles will enjoy miles of trails with scenic overlooks. Come back to the campground and utilize the campgrounds bike washing stations. 

Book a tee time at the areas premier golf destination at Ridgewood Golf Club. The only Golf Course within a 50-mile radius with Bermuda Greens will have you coming back again and again. 

Take some time and learn about the Southeast regions history at the Mc Minn County Living Heritage Museum. A great place for educational enrichment with over 9,000 artifacts representing the storyline of the area. 


Top Things to Do in Athens, TN

  • Athens Movie Palace
  • Athens Regional Park
  • Connie Allen Memorial Center (Underground House)
  • Gardens of Sunshine Hollow
  • Overniter RV Park
  • Sweetwater Flea Market
  • The Lost Sea Adventure

Colleges & Universities Near Athens, TN

  • Cleveland State Community College - Athens
  • Tennessee Wesleyan University

Historical Sites Near Athens, TN

  • Fort Loudoun State Historic Park
  • Manhattan Project National Historical Park
  • McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
  • Red Clay State Historic Park

Hospitals Near Athens, TN

  • Starr Regional Medical Center - Athens

Airports Near Athens, TN

  • McMinn County Airport

Military Bases Near Athens, TN

  • McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base
  • US Army National Guard Armory
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