Discover the Lodges at Tennessee State Parks for Your Summer Getaway

May 1, 2023  |  Permalink

Two drinks at a fire pit in front of a lake

When you picture a summer vacation, maybe a beach trip or tropical getaway come to mind. However, the Lodges at Tennessee State Parks might be just what you need. Our affordable, state-of-the-art hotels sit amidst rugged waterfalls, sparkling lakes, and thousands of acres of peaceful woods.

From golf and on-site dining to fishing and hiking, the Lodges at Paris Landing, Fall Creek Falls, Montgomery Bell, and Pickwick Landing are your one-stop destinations for vacations this summer.


Lodge at Paris Landing

Location: West TN—Buchanan

Nearest Cities: Clarksville (55 min.)

Amenities: Private balconies, on-site restaurant and lounge, free wifi, outdoor pool, and outdoor patio spaces.

The Lodge at Paris Landing is a brand-new resort-style hotel on the shores of Kentucky Lake inside Paris Landing State Park. You’ll enjoy lakefront guest rooms, a full-service restaurant, and lounge with indoor and outdoor dining.

The lodge offers many spaces to gather and relax including reading nooks and living room areas inspired by the commanding views of the open water. End your day of outdoor adventure with by the fire pit with a cold signature cocktail and incredible sunset views over the water.


Lodge at Fall Creek Falls

Location: Middle TN—Spencer

Nearest Cities: Crossville (55 min.), Chattanooga (75 min.), Murfreesboro (90 min.)

Amenities: Private balconies, on-site restaurant and lounge, free wifi, fitness room, outdoor pool, outdoor patio spaces.

Fall Creek Falls is one of the most iconic and visited state parks in Tennessee, and for good reason. It boasts towering waterfalls, rushing cascades, and incredible overlooks, combined with a stunning lodge and restaurant. The lodge has lakefront rooms, an outdoor pool with lake views, and a full-service restaurant. When not admiring the waterfalls, visitors can enjoy the 18-hole golf course, the adventure ropes course, or explore the nature center.


Lodge Montgomery Bell

Location: Middle TN—Burns

Nearest Cities: Nashville (40 min.), Franklin (45 min.), Clarksville (50 min.), Columbia (55 min.)

Amenities: Private balconies, on-site restaurant and lounge, free wifi, fitness room, outdoor pool, outdoor patio spaces.

Looking for a getaway that’s close to Nashville but feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Consider staying at The Lodge at Montgomery Bell, located only 40 minutes outside of Nashville on the shores of Lake Acorn. Here, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature, along with extra touches of comfort like newly renovated rooms with private balconies, an on-site restaurant and lounge, and more.

Nestled into 3,000 acres of lakes and woods, you can sip on a craft cocktail on the raised patio spaces with lake views, or enjoy a meal around the fire pit. Opportunities for family-friendly outdoor recreation await just steps from your room, including an 18-hole golf course, paddling rentals, hiking trails, and more.


Lodge Pickwick Landing

Location: West, TN—Counce

Nearest Cities: Jackson, TN (1 hour and 20 min.), Memphis (2 hours)

Amenities: On-site restaurant and lounge, on-site marina, boat ramp access, private balconies, free wifi, fitness room, outdoor pool, outdoor patio spaces.

If you’re a sit by the beach and take in the fresh air kind of vacationer, you’ll be right at home at Lodge Pickwick Landing. Situated on the shoreline of Pickwick Lake, the Lodge offers stunning views and some of the best boating and fishing opportunities in West Tennessee. Pro anglers come from all across the country to fish the waters of Pickwick Lake. Want to spend some time on the water? Why not rent a pontoon boat for the day at the park’s full-service marina.

You can also take a dip in the outdoor pool, play the 18-hole golf course, hike along the lakeshore, savor fresh meals at the restaurant, and watch the sunset from your private balcony.


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