Explore The Area

Located atop the Monteagle Mountain halfway between Chattanooga and Nashville, Monteagle is the gateway to the outdoor adventure within South Cumberland State Park. Home to the University of the South in Sewanee, Monteagle is part of a unique cultural history that developed along the Cumberland Plateau in the late 19th century that is still being celebrated today.
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Food

High Point Restaurant

High Point Restaurant - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

6 mins.

Historic circa-1929 mansion with Al Capone history is a quaint setting for gourmet American plates. The 1929 mansion with original hardwood flooring and authentic light fixtures, presumably financed by Al Capone, was put on the National Register of Historic Places in December of 1997.

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Pearl's Fine Dining

Pearl's Fine Dining - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

12 mins.

The longest-running fine dining restaurant on the mountain.

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eighteen58

eighteen58 - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

16 mins.

Serving breakfast and dinner daily, and lunch on the weekends, eighteen58 provides an elevated yet warm dining experience. From breakfast classics like Eggs Benedict, to dinner favorites like Pan Roasted Chicken, you are sure to feel satisfied from their variety of rich and savory offerings.

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Mountain Goat Market

Mountain Goat Market - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

7 mins.

The place to find killer eats and eclectic finds in Monteagle, TN. Come stuff your face with local freshness at Mountain Goat Market.

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The Blue Chair Cafe & Tavern

The Blue Chair Cafe & Tavern - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

16 mins.

The Blue Chair Café & Tavern is where the community gathers, whether sitting back with a book or iPad (free wi-fi) and a great cup of coffee, or meeting a friend or business client over lunch, or even playing trivia on a Tuesday night with a craft beer.

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Jim Oliver's Smoke House Restaurant

Jim Oliver's Smoke House Restaurant - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

9 mins.

Authentic foods from generations of family recipes, the vintage Jim Oliver's Smoke House specializes in smoked meats, fresh vegetables, delicious foods prepared with love and care from scratch. Room for large groups, optional seating available in the main dining room and also the music room for live entertainment.

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Crescent Cafe Juice Bar

Crescent Cafe Juice Bar - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

11 mins.

A refurbished vintage RV juice bar parked at Mooney's Market & Emporium. Sells juices, smoothies, wraps, soups and salads. Mostly vegan, all-organic and always has gluten-free.

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Stirling's Coffee House

Stirling's Coffee House - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

16 mins.

Stirling’s is a unique home to the locally invested and community oriented coffee house known and loved by alums and community members alike.

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Simply Southern Cafe

Simply Southern Cafe - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

12 mins.

Southern-style cafe in Pelham, TN.

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The Depot Cafe

The Depot Cafe - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

7 mins.

Breakfast Served Daily, Daily Lunch Buffet, Daily Breakfast & Lunch Specials, Hand Patted Burgers, Philly Cheese Steaks & Homemade Desserts!

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Papa Ron's

Papa Ron's - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

7 mins.

Papa Ron's is an Italian restaurant that offers the best in Italian food. The menu ranges from a wide variety of pastas, steaks, pizzas and sandwiches.

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The 135 Cafe

The 135 Cafe - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

7 mins.

Locally owned and operated restaurant serving up Scratch Made Burgers, In-house Smoked BBQ, Fresh Salads, desserts and more.

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Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant

Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant - Local Food - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

11 mins.

Mexican restaurant in Monteagle, TN.

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Recreation

The Course at Sewanee

The Course at Sewanee - Local Recreation - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

17 mins.

The Course at Sewanee was renovated by Gil Hanse in 2013 — Golf Magazine’s 2009 Architect of the Year. While the original hole routing remains the same, Hanse has re-imagined, redesigned and rebuilt almost every other aspect of the course—including all nine green complexes, challenging new bunkers, and a distinct set of alternate tees—while being ever mindful of the delicate ecosystem on the Cumberland Plateau.

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South Cumberland State Park

South Cumberland State Park - Local Recreation - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

3 mins.

South Cumberland State Park is located within four different Tennessee counties: Grundy, Franklin, Marion and Sequatchie. The park is composed of approximately 30,845 acres in nine separate areas and boasts some of the best hiking and backcountry camping in the region.

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Bigfoot Adventure TN

South Cumberland State Park - Local Recreation - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

9 mins.

Your ticket to adventure. World-class tree canopy tour features eight lines with the final being a double line where 2 people can race to the finish! Half of the zip lines soar over beautiful ponds located on Baggenstoss Farm, including Bigfoot Pond.

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Mountain Goat Trail

South Cumberland State Park - Local Recreation - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

16 mins.

From 1856 to 1985, the Mountain Goat Railroad carried coal and passengers between Grundy and Franklin Counties. It was named the Mountain Goat because the climb onto the Plateau was one of the steepest railroad ascents in the world. Now, the Mountain Goat Trail Alliance is seeking to reclaim the path of the railroad. The Alliance’s mission is to turn the old railroad bed into a multiuse recreational path. When finished, the 35-plus-mile trail will connect seven towns in two counties.

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Entertainment

The Caverns

The Caverns - Local Entertainment - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

12 mins.

Located in the timeless valley of Pelham, TN, at the base of Monteagle Mountain, The Caverns is a performance and event space that has become the new home to the critically acclaimed and Emmy Award Winning PBS Concert Series Bluegrass Underground.

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Cowan Railroad Museum

Cowan Railroad Museum - Local Entertainment - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

26 mins.

Indulge in Southern delights at eighteen58, savor Sunday brunch in Founder’s Hall, and kick back with scratch-made cocktails at Shakerag, in-house bar and lounge. No matter what sized appetite you’re bringing to the table, they have savory dishes and sweet drinks to satisfy your cravings.

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Shopping

Lemon Fair

Lemon Fair - Local Shopping - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

16 mins.

Est. in 1972 & located in an old general store, The Lemon Fair is a Sewanee landmark featuring Local and Handmade Art, Toys, Bath & Body products, Jewelry, Chocolate & Snacks, Clothing, Tapestries, Accessories, Fine Paper & Cards. Home of the original Sewanee Angel Legend, it carries a large selection of original design Sewanee and Angel themed items. It has an eclectic, international, and original feel with great customer service, some local history, & complimentary gift wrapping!

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The Nature Works

The Nature Works - Local Shopping - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

5 mins.

Home of the life size wildlife animals located between Monteagle and Tracy City. The Nature Works sells nature inspired art, gifts & home decor.

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Taylor’s Mercantile

Taylor's Mercantile - Local Shopping - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

16 mins.

Taylor's Mercantile is a unique florist located in Sewanee on the campus of the University of the South. They have an excellent selection of gift items including collectibles, jewelry, stationary, gift baskets, special gardening items and more. They also carry a large variety of green plants, dish gardens and outside bedding type plants.

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Healthcare

STRHS - Sewanee

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Local Healthcare - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

15 mins.

Located on the beautiful campus of the University of the South, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is proud to be a member of the tight knit community of Sewanee. Their campus consists of a 20-bed acute care facility, 12-bed skilled care facility, and a variety of primary care physician offices. The nursing and support staff strive to provide individualized care directed to the specific needs of each patient.

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Parkridge West Hospital

Parkridge West Hospital - Local Healthcare - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

27 mins.

Parkridge West Hospital, in nearby Jasper, Tennessee, provides 24-hour emergency medical services, outpatient laboratory, outpatient imaging, outpatient physical therapy and inpatient behavioral health services at Parkridge Valley West.

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Parkridge Medical Center

Parkridge Medical Center - Local Healthcare - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

54 mins.

Parkridge Medical Center, in downtown Chattanooga, is an Accredited Chest Pain Center offering comprehensive healthcare services that include a 24-hour emergency department, cardiology, orthopedics, robotics and surgical services in addition to oncology services at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute.

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Harton Regional Medical Center

Harton Regional Medical Center - Local Healthcare - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

45 mins.

Located in Tullahoma, Tennessee, THarton specializes in Cardiology; Emergency Medicine; Family Practice; General Surgery; Hematology; Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Obstetrics / Gynecology; Oncology; Ophthalmology; Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery; Orthopedics / Orthopedics Surgery; Pain Management; Pediatrics; Plastic Surgery; Podiatry; Pulmonology; Radiation Oncology; Radiology; Sleep Medicine; Urology; and Vascular Surgery.

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Erlanger Health System

Erlanger Health System - Local Healthcare - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

53 mins.

Erlanger is a nationally-acclaimed health system anchored by a leading academic medical center. As such they will deliver the highest quality, to diverse populations, at the lowest cost, through personalized patient experiences across all patient access points. Through innovation and growth, they will sustain their success and spark economic development across the Chattanooga region.

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CHI Memorial Hospital

CHI Memorial Hospital - Local Healthcare - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

55 mins.

CHI Memorial is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded in 1952 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and strengthened as part of Catholic Health Initiatives, CHI Memorial offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cardiac, cancer, orthopedic, imaging, and multitude of other services.

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River Park Hospital

River Park Hospital - Local Healthcare - Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, Monteagle, TN

56 mins.

A 125-bed full-service hospital located in McMinnville, TN and serving the people of Middle Tennessee. Saint Thomas River Park Hospital provides a comprehensive range of medical services and high quality care. A forward thinking, innovative hospital where trust, teamwork and technology come together to make a positive difference in the health of the community and region.

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