A vacation spent at a high quality bed and breakfast or one of the many fine Tennessee inns can be an experience of a lifetime. Whether it’s for a week or a long weekend, the special treatment you receive during your stay will be something you’ll tell your friends and family about for years to come. Tennessee’s select inns and B&Bs provide luxurious accommodations close to popular vacation destinations in the state, such as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Nashville, the home of country music. The bed and breakfasts and inns are selected for inclusion in a premier list of accommodations based on evaluations made by independent inspectors who have extensive experience in the hospitality industry.
The inspectors stay at the inns anonymously in order to experience these luxurious accommodations just as any visitor would. They make their recommendations based on an exhaustive point system. Only a few of the inns and bed and breakfasts they visit are included on the premier list. Meals are an exquisite part of the experience at a bed and breakfast or inn. These luxurious establishments offer dining that features the best cuisine of the area. Gourmet dinners and out-of-this world breakfasts offer meals you’ll remember for years to come. Many of the inns are known for their specialty dishes that use local produce. Sophisticated or rustic, you can be sure your dining experience will be noteworthy. The majority of Tennessee’s top luxury inns are located close to Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. The Berry Springs Lodge sits on the crest of a ridge overlooking the Smoky Mountains in Sevierville.
After enjoying a hearty breakfast, you can explore the surrounding area, including wineries, hiking trails, antique shops, amusement parks or even hot air ballooning. Eight Gables, located at the gateway to the national park just outside Gatlinburg, offers a relaxing, homey front porch with rockers and hammocks. Richmont Inn in Townsend celebrates the area’s Appalachian heritage with its décor that honors the culture and its people. Christopher Place Bed & Breakfast in Newport is a superb romantic getaway destination as well as a perfect location for intimate weddings on the front lawn.
An exclusive Nashville establishment, The Brentwood Bed & Breakfast, is a sophisticated yet casual inn nestled in a southern home in Brentwood, an upscale suburb just south of Nashville. This B&B fits right in with neighbors that include country and gospel music stars. The Whitestone Country Inn in Kingston on Watts Bar Lake, approximately halfway between Nashville and the Smoky Mountains, features landscaped gardens as well as a nearby Wildlife and Waterfowl Refuge. If you’re drawn to Chattanooga’s numerous attractions, you’ll want to stay at the 19th-century Mayor’s Mansion Inn in the city’s historic district is close to the Tennessee Aquarium and other attractions. The Monteagle Inn and Retreat Center, located atop a mountain about an hour west of Chattanooga, boasts its own private wine cellar in addition to its rustic yet elegant accommodations close to the University of the South. Any one of these top-quality inns or B&Bs offers you a luxurious and relaxing time away from your busy daily world. Located as they are in areas of the state that offer breathtaking scenery and entertaining attractions, these special accommodations are worth investigating. Contact Select Registry at www.selectregistry.com for your ideal Tennessee Bed and Breakfast today!