Weekend Getaway In Tennessee: Scenic Resort Near Nashville

Evins Mill is the ideal destination for a weekend getaway in Tennessee. Located within an hour of Nashville, this secluded resort provides a scenic, peaceful setting, making it the perfect place to unwind.

On-Site Activities

As an official Tennessee State Natural Area, Evins Mill is home to a variety of on-site activities, including moderate to challenging hiking trails and a swimming hole below 90-foot Carmac Falls, which are exclusively available to resort guests.

Other on-site activities you can enjoy are:

  • Fishing at Evins Mill Pond
  • Billiards, table tennis, foosball & darts
  • Lawn games, including corn hole, horseshoes
  • Swinging & rocking on Ivy Overlook
  • Relaxing/napping at our Hammock Bower

Evins Mill is privately owned, so only registered guests are invited to enjoy the property.

Nearby Attractions For Outdoor Lovers

The Resort is convenient to a multitude of natural wonders and opportunities for adventure, including chasing waterfalls, caving, and rock climbing, much of which are available through the Tennessee State Park system. A few nearby state parks include:

  • Burgess Falls State Park features a series of four waterfalls, collectively cascading over 250 feet. The final waterfall alone cascades 130 feet.
  • The centerpiece of Rock Island State Park is the Great Falls of the Caney Fork River and its imposing limestone gorge.
  • Nearby Fall Creek Falls State Park features waterfalls, cascades, streams, gorges and timberland. Fall Creek Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Cumberland Caverns is Tennessee's largest cave and a U.S. National Landmark, and features thirty-two miles of caves and passageways, including some of the largest cave rooms and spectacular formations in Eastern America.
  • Some of the best rock climbing in Tennessee is on the Cumberland Plateau, where the rock is typically hard, high-quality sandstone. As with waterfalls, many avenues for climbing are available at Tennessee State Parks.

If your idea of a perfect weekend consists of few (or no) outdoor adventures, Evins Mill is conveniently located near local sightseeing locations, including distilleries, breweries, vineyards, farms, nurseries, and art galleries. And, of course, it is only an hour east of Nashville.

How To Plan Your Trip

To plan your weekend getaway, you'll need to make a reservation for Evins Mill's Travel package. The Travel Package includes a one-night stay (you can add nights) and features pre-dinner hors d'oeuvres at 6:00 pm, followed by a four-course dinner at 7:00 pm. Breakfast is served from 9:00 to 10:00 am. You'll receive a sack lunch to take on your adventures and access to unlimited non-alcoholic drinks.

Complementing its beautiful acreage and delicious cuisine are twenty overnight accommodations, consisting of twelve Creekside rooms and eight luxury rooms in The Solstice, All rooms feature private entrances, private decks with sylvan or creek side views, king bedding, wireless internet, coffee makers, individually controlled heating and cooling units, and 4:00 p.m. check-in and a 12:00 p.m. check-out.

Choose rooms in the Lockhart, Lawrence, and Webb guest houses (Evergreen and Mountain Laurel Rooms) which are located creek side or in the Solstice, a private lodge sitting at the resort's highest point.

Whether you want to go on adventures or stick close to the lodge and relax, Evins Mill is the perfect place to retreat from the world and refresh your spirit.