Travel & Accommodations


The two closest airports to Sewanee are the Chattanooga Airport (CHA), about 60 miles away, and Nashville International Airport (BNA), about 90 miles away. Sewanee is located about 5 miles from I-24, which runs between Nashville and Chattanooga.

Shuttle Service:

Groome Transportation runs a quick, convenient shuttle service from Chattanooga, Atlanta, and Nashville, with a stop at the Best Western Smokehouse Lodge in Monteagle, Tenn., about five miles from campus. Reservations for shuttle service can be made at


There are many options for accommodations in and around Sewanee. We recommend the following:

In addition, private houses are available to rent. An extensive list of available rentals (and other lodging options) may be found here:

Local Dining:

There are several excellent restaurants in and around Sewanee, as well as places for coffee and light meals. We recommend the following: 

In Sewanee

In Monteagle

In Cowan

If you have questions or concerns about your travel to Sewanee, don't hesitate to contact us at