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Save 20% on July Travel

at The Sewanee Inn

Pack the car and hit the road for a summer getaway to Sewanee, and Tennessee’s #1 rated TripAdvisor hotel. Make your reservation by June 12, 2015 for July travel and SAVE 20% on your entire reservation!* Whether you’re looking for a little outdoor adventure or a relaxing getaway, The Sewanee Inn is your perfect destination for your summer sojourn.

*Offer based on availability for new reservations.  Not available for group bookings.  Blackout dates may apply. 

Activities Abound Near The Sewanee Inn



Adjacent to The Sewanee Inn lies the acclaimed Course at Sewanee. Since its founding in 1915, golfers have praised the nine-hole course as one of the nation’s most beautiful. While playing, you can enjoy breathtaking vistas of the surrounding valleys and some of the local wildlife. Ponds, streams, trees, and rugged terrain add both beauty and challenge to the course.


Grab your daypack and lace up your hiking boots.  Steps from The Sewanee Inn are an abundance of hiking trails to please every trailblazer.  Waterfalls, wildflowers, rock formations and caves are just a few highlights on trails for the casual hiker to the outdoor adventurist.

Hiking Sewanee TN

Mountain Biking & Cycling

With over 30 miles of trails within the Domain and endless stretches of roads that climb and wind through the Cumberland Plateau, our hotel in Sewanee, TN serves as a terrific home base for both mountain biking and road cycling enthusiasts.

Rock Climbing

Most climbing sites are a short walk or bike ride from central campus. Climbs range from 35 to 80 feet in height and include vertical slabs and classic steep south overhangs. More than 50 established routes are dominantly top rope climbs, but several sport routes and trad routes also exist. Grades range from 5.4 to 5.12 d.

Rock Climbing in Sewanee TN
Rock Climbing Sewanee TN
Rock Climbing Near Sewanee

Canoeing & Kayaking

The University of the South has 13 lakes and several local rivers in the Ocoee, Hiwassee and the Nantahala.  Many of these waterways afford opportunities for whitewater, a lazy paddle and everything inbetween.

Canoeing near Sewanee TN
Canoeing Sewanee TN


Sewanee and the surrounding region is home to many amazing caves. Boasting the most caves than anywhere else in the United States, countless caving opportunities await the adventurous. On campus there are at least 10 caves with traversable passage. Many more are just a short drive away from our Sewanee lodging.


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