Tennessee has no shortage of fantastic hotels. Travelers in search of accommodations that go beyond the usual will find plenty to love, from impressively refurbished campers to themed suites right out of a fairy tale. Discover just a handful of unique places to stay in Tennessee:

Your Glamping Adventure- Smithville

Where nature meets luxury! During the Your Glamping Adventure experience, guests have the opportunity to truly unplug and reconnect with what really matters. Located on Center Hill Lake in Middle Tennessee (just over an hour from Nashville), the family farm’s expansive property is home to geodesic domes with “Swiss Family Robinson” style decks, six-person hot tubs, elegant fire features and sweeping views of the lake. Enjoy pontooning on Center Hill Lake or hiking and kayaking to nearby waterfalls.

Treetop Hideaways at Ruby Falls- Chattanooga

Treehouses have been trendy as accommodations for a little while now — but Ruby Falls has taken the concept to an elevated (pun intended) level with their Treetop Hideaways treehouses. Oozing with nostalgic, rustic charm these boutique treehouses at the base of Lookout Mountain offer full climate control, comfortable bedding and a full bathroom and kitchenette. Guests have easy access to the best of the Chattanooga area, too; you’re just a 15-minute drive to downtown and close to attractions like Rock City and the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway.

The Goat Pen Hostel- Tracy City

Just across the Sequatchie Valley from Chattanooga and surrounded by the stunning South Cumberland State Park, The Goat Pen Hostel is a cozy hostel with options for a single bed or a private room, depending on your needs. Bonus: you’ll be staying adjacent to local favorite restaurant Hank’s Corner Grille.  You can’t miss the building while driving through town – the first full-scale mural in Tracy City is painted on the side of the blue building, vibrantly depicting how early residents of the plateau made a living.

Pomelo Grove Glamping Retreat- Nashville

Just 15 minutes from downtown Nashville — but a world away! The Pomelo Grove Glamping Retreat in Smyrna offers a boutique eco-camp farm-stay experience nestled in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee farmland. Guests stay in chic campers designed with the comforts and finishes you’d expect from an upscale hotel room, from memory foam mattresses to locally roasted Stay Golden Pomelo Grove coffee blend.

Yurt Village at The Caverns- Pelham

The Caverns is one of Tennessee’s most legendary live music venues, offering the chance to catch a concert with awe-inspiring natural acoustics in a cave, a spectacular subterranean setting. You can enhance the experience by booking a spot at the venue’s Yurt Village. Here, you’ll enjoy a climate-controlled yurt with a with a king bed and futon, kitchenette, spacious bathroom and a private deck to soak in the serene ambiance before or after a show or a festival — the Body & Soul Festival (Sept. 7-8, 2024), a harmonious blend of yoga serenity and musical vibrancy, is new to the Caverns this year. Check out the full schedule of events.

Ancient Lore Village- Knoxville

A Hobbit Shire in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains? Not quite — but the magical, mystical Ancient Lore Village comes close. Just 15 minutes from downtown Knoxville, Ancient Lore Village offers themed accommodations that look like they’ve been plucked out of your favorite fairy tale. Try the amazingly pink and frilly Fairy Cottage or the delightful Leprechaun Lair! During your stay, you’ll also enjoy such old-world activities as archery, axe-throwing and the challenging Gremlin Gameyard. If this all sounds like your thing, book early — Ancient Lore Village fills up fast!

Thomas House Hotel- Red Boiling Springs

If you’re looking for some authentic thrills and chills, the Thomas House Hotel will not disappoint. Listed by CNN as the Number #2 Most Haunted Location in the United States, the property sits high atop a gently rolling hillside on the outer edge of Red Boiling Springs’ city limits. Join the Ghost Hunt Weekends Crew with Paranormal Researchers and Author Chad Morin, who serves as your guide for what could be the most terrifying (and fun!) experience of your life.

Blackberry Farm & Farmhouse Spa- Walland

Your gateway to genuine rustic luxury can be found at Blackberry Farm & Farmhouse Spa, a 4,200-acre estate in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. This celebrated country inn offers guests a host of excellent diversions, from Orvis-endorsed fly fishing on two ponds and a stream to horseback riding excursions through dazzling scenery. Meanwhile, the Aveda Concept Spa, housed in a charming 1870s farmhouse, offers signature treatments using local blackberries to soothe and rejuvenate the body.

The Silos at Promise Manor- Lynchburg

Stay the night in “Dolly” or “Duke,” Promise Manor’s stylishly re-imagined 60-year-old grain bins. Located on 16 acres in the heart of beautiful Lynchburg, these agricultural artifacts have been transformed into extremely pleasant accommodations for two guests. While you’re there, immerse yourself in the Tennessee farm life in the fresh vegetable garden, you-cut floral garden and more.

Stillwaters Farm- Henderson

Located in West Tennessee, Stillwaters Farm offers the chance to stay in a thoughtfully remodeled 1982 Airstream, giving glamping a touch of vintage road trip nostalgia. With updated amenities and a bath house nearby, enjoy farm life mixed with comfort and convenience. Explore the farm, which doubles as a nature preserve and winery, and browse charming gifts at farm’s store. If you need more space, Stillwaters Farm also has a two-bedroom cottage that is fully furnished with unique antique collectibles.