- Boat Rentals on the TN River
- Perryville Marina – (731) 847-2444
- Lost Creek Boat Dock – (731) 852-4221
This beautiful area is best known for
outdoor activities such as hiking, hunting,
canoeing, boating and fishing.
These activities can be enjoyed either on the Buffalo or Tennessee Rivers.
* Local canoe and boat rentals available thru
Flatwoods Canoe Base http://www.flatwoodscanoe.com
(931) 589-5661 (South on Rte. 13 about 10 minutes) or Heath’s Canoe Rental (931)593- 2306 (North on 13 about 15 minutes).
Buffalo River Resort LLC 3520 Tennessee 13, Lobelville, TN 37097
931) 593-2000 (North on 13 about 17 minutes)
* Mennonite community offer crafts including furniture, baskets, quilts, honey, locally made sorghum, fresh produce, homemade bread, jams, pickles, cheese, and more! Visit several farms in Lobelville, off Rte. 438. Take 13 North about 10 minutes, then right on 438. Follow signs.
* Nearby wine trail, including
Amber Falls Winery – http://www.amberfallswinery.com
& Kegs Springs Winery – http://www.kegsprings.com in Hohenwald, and
Grinders Switch Winery in Centerville. http://www.gswinery.com
Brochures with directions are in the Lobby.
* Mousetail Landing State Park http://www.tennessee.gov/environment/parks/MousetailLanding/
and Lady Bluff hiking trail and “Small Wild Area” are 15 minutes Northwest of the hotel. These parks are true gems, offering spectacular views of the Tennessee River, pristine forests and wildlife, and some historical perspective of the river’s importance to life before automobiles and super-highways. Take Rte. 412 West and follow signs. See brochure in Lobby for more details.
* Cedar Creek Iron Furnace Historical Site – http://www.tnironfurnacetrail.org/Counties/Perry%20County.html
Explore this monumental wonder and learn why iron was so important here and across the country in the mid-1800s. See the Iron Furnace Trail booklet in the Lobby.
*Natchez Trace Trail –
Explore the Southeast’s first “highway” – on which colonial travelers and Indians moved on foot or horseback. This award-winning roadway offers beautiful scenery, historical sites, and wildlife – without stop signs or commercial activity. A favorite road of cyclists across the country.
Follow 412 East about 30 minutes and follow signs.
* Meriwether Lewis Park Grave and Monument –
Located on the Natchez Trace, off Rte. 20 in Hohenwald. Here is the site where Lewis purportedly shot himself while staying at an Inn along the Natchez Trace. Lewis was traveling on the Trace to visit Thomas Jefferson in Virginia. The monument is half-complete – just as Lewis’ life was only half-fulfilled. Take 412 East 20 minutes to Hohenwald, then right on Rte. 20 about 10 minutes. Follow signs.
* The Lewis County Museum of Local and Natural History
features one of the largest collections of wild animal mounts in the western hemisphere. The museum is in downtown Hohenwald, just 20 minutes East on Rte. 412.
* Tennis courts 3 blocks west of the hotel.
* Loretta Lynn’s Ranch – North on Rte.13 about 28 miles http://www.lorettalynn.com
* Grinder’s Switch/Minnie Pearl Museum
in Centreville – 30 minutes Northeast on Rte. 100.
* History buffs will enjoy the Antebellum Homes Trail
in Spring Hill – about 1 hour East of hotel; or a visit to Shiloh Civil War Battlefield – www.nps.gov/shil/
just outside Savannah, TN – about 1 ¼ hours Southwest of hotel.
* Use your golfer’s skills at nearby Buffalo River Country Club
– about 10 minutes North on Rte. 13;