Roadtrip: Sequatchie Valley Scenic Byway

One of the most picturesque regions in the United States, the Sequatchie Valley is a premier destination for travelers looking to experience local food stops, outdoor recreation, shopping and small-town charm in Southeast Tennessee.Screenshot 2015-04-24 10.12.01

The Sequatchie Valley Scenic Byway follows the narrow divide between the Cumberland Plateau and Walden’s Ridge and features the historic downtowns of Pikeville, Dunlap, Whitwell, Jasper and South Pittsburg.

Download the brochure for complete information about the following locations within the Sequatchie Valley.


Be sure to visit these areas of interest:

Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater

1060 Main Street
Whitwell, TN 37397

Civil War dinner theater performance offering period-themed meal.

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Children’s Holocaust Memorial

Whitwell Middle School
1 Butterfly Lane
Whitwell, TN

An authentic 1917 German rail car used during the Holocaust houses a museum of hope – 11 million paperclips sent in from around the world to reflect the enormous loss of life during the Holocaust.

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Clark’s Bakery at Stone Cave

207 Stone Cave Loop Unit A
Dunlap, TN 37327

Natural foods store specializing in whole grain breads and desserts.

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Clayton Blevins Pickin’ Barn

New Hope, TN

Bluegrass bands perform on the 4th Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. CT.

Dunlap Coke Ovens Bluegrass Festival

Dunlap Coke Ovens Park & Historic Site
Dunlap, TN  (Held in June.)

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Dunlap Coke Ovens Park & Museum

Mountain View Dr.
Dunlap, TN  37327

Explore this 88-acre park and museum featuring the history of coal mining and coke production in Southeast Tennessee.

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Dunlap Produce Market

16786 Rankin Ave
Dunlap, TN 37327

Dunlap Restaurant

17238 Rankin Ave.
Dunlap, TN  37327

Breakfast, brunch and burgers in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley.

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Fall Creek Falls Mountaineer Folk Festival

Fall Creek Falls State Park
Pikeville, TN
Date:  September

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Fall Creek Falls State Park

2009 Village Camp Road
Pikeville, TN 37367

Tennessee’s premier state park featuring majestic streams and waterfalls, hiking, equestrian trails, a golf course, campgrounds, cabins, an inn and restaurant.

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Franklin-Marion State Forest

310 Firetower Road
Sewanee, TN 37375

Park offers 20 miles of marked trails for hiking, bird watching, mountain biking, horseback riding and hunting on the Cumberland Plateau.

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Hidden Falls Golf Course

123 Madison Drive
Dunlap, TN 37327

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Look Out Winery

11848 Hwy. 41
Guild, TN  37340

Overlooking the Tennessee River, Look Out Winery offers authentic Neopolitan wood-fired pizza paired with great wines.

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Marion County Farmers Market

255 Turner Street
Jasper, TN 37347

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Mountain Glen RV Park and Campground

6182 Brockdell Road
Pikeville, TN 37367

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National Cornbread Festival

221 South Cedar Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Award-winning festival held in South Pittsburg, Tenn., each April.

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Natural Affinity Soap, Candle & Gift Shoppe

131 Cherry Street
Dunlap, TN 37327

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Nickajack Lake

Nickajack Lake extends 46 miles from Nickajack Dam to Chickamauga Dam. The reservoir offers wide expanses of water for fishing, boating and swimming.

Nine Mile Volunteer Fire Department Bluegrass Festivals

Pikeville, TN

Festival dates:  May, June, August, September

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Oren Wooden’s Apple House

6351 New Harmony Road
Pikeville, TN 37367

In operation for over 50 years, Wooden’s features apples, pumpkins and assorted seasonal vegetables. Enjoy the Pie Shop and Oren’s Orchard Café. Group tours available.

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South Cumberland State Park

11745 US 41
Monteagle, TN 37356

Network of 10 park properties featuring scenic views, hiking trails, waterfalls, rock climbing, caving and primitive camping.


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South Pittsburg Heritage Museum

316 S.Cedar Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN

Regional history museum located in downtown South Pittsburg featuring many artifacts from the city’s historic past.

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Tennessee Dude & Guest Ranch

1050 Ray Hixson Road
Dunlap, TN 37327

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Thrill-a-Minute Sports

1444 Window Rock Road
Dunlap, TN 37327

Launch site offering tandem hang gliding flights.

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Trials Training Center

300 Woodland Road
Sequatchie, TN

650-acre motorcycle vacation destination offering training to improve your riding skills and techniques.

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Wheeler’s Orchard

956 Wheeler Rd.
Dunlap, TN  37327

Sustainably grown apples and grapes. Located atop Fredonia Mountain.

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Whitwell / Marion County Coal Miners Museum

900A Main Street
Whitwell, TN 37321

Discover Marion County’s extensive coal mining history through artifacts and storytelling by former coal miners from the area.

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