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Morgan County TN Lodging

We say our lodging here is akin to the best in the area.  No, it's much better.  Stay in the woods at one of our campgrounds, or in more comfortable living quarters.  Spend the night at an AirBnB cabin or wake to the birds at a local bed and breakfast.  Anyway you do it, a night in the countryside is a much needed rest for the soul. Don't just come for the day to visit our beautiful Morgan County, but come and stay a while. Below you will find the perfect spot for a relaxing night's stay. 

The lodging listed below is not inclusive of all lodging in Morgan County. These are the ones who contacted us to be placed here.  Check here for more Airbnb listing.

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On the outskirts of the 1880's historic Victorian English village of Rugby,Tennessee Grey Gables offers the best of Victorian English and Tennessee Country heritage. The 10 bedrooms decorated with country and Victorian antiques, reflects the grace of the English and the comfort of country. Our fare includes: Lodging, Plateau Gourmet Dinner, Country 



Anam Cara is a charming cottage tucked away on one and a half acres in the Historic Village of Rugby. The name translates into "soul friendship" and garners an atmosphere for weekend retreats, a writers getaway or may serve as a cozy weekend gathering spot for friends. It borders protected lands and the Big South Fork National Park, is easy walking distance to the Clear Fork and White Oak Rivers, as well as the Village of Rugby

Anam Cara - Historic Rugby

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A Little Closer to Heaven Primitive Tree House - Rugby- Airbnb

This little tree house is primitive with no electricity and no water but has a bath house nearby. This is tent camping in a tree house. Located behind the historic R.M. Brooks Store, it is the perfect place to find peace and beauty . Perfect for hikers. Rest in the huge branches of this nearly 100 year old Oak Tree. A Queen bed awaits you for your restful nights sleep. (Also campground and a retro camper rented through Airbnb)

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Nestled on a beautiful Tennessee hillside, this rustic cabin is a great place to relax from the busyness of life. With all the necessary amenities it is perfect whether you’re staying just a night or a week. It is settled on Shady Grove Farm and tucked between a rolling pasture and tranquil woods. The cabin is just minutes away from Lilly Bluff Overlook and 14 miles from Frozen Head State park.

Creekside Cabin at Shady Grove - Lancing - Airbnb

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Welcome to our farmhouse located in the hills of Tennessee. During the day you will enjoy rolling hills and at night you will enjoy an official "dark sky" view of the galaxy. The house provides a homey experience that will leave you rested and, well, just plain happy! Everything you need to feel at home, is here: piano, pots/ pans, cooking spices and oils, fire pit and more. Come enjoy!

Farm Stay - Lancing - Airbnb

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Gunter's Getaway is in close proximity to Historic Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary, Brushy Mountain Pit Stop and Grill and Windrock trails. The Getaway comfortably sleeps 14 people with 7 beds! There is also a full kitchen, laundry room and 2 full baths. There is a spacious living area with 75" tv, includes Direct TV, WiFi, Entertainment room provides a pool table, dart board and another TV. Large gravel parking lot, fire pit, gas grill.

Whether you are looking  to stay in a single room, suite located in Historic Newbury House  or  cottage, you will be close to everything in this  1880s historic village founded by British colonists. Historic buildings, shops, lodging, hiking and special events throughout the seasons.

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Located on a quiet farm setting northwest of Knoxville, this house has everything you need to relax while being close to many state and national parks, the Obed, Lilly Bluff, Nemo Tunnel, Devils Triangle and Brushy Mountain Penitentiary. The house offers three bedrooms, one bathroom, a full kitchen, laundry room, dining room, and cozy living space.

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Faithfully reconstructed 1880s boarding house with 2nd-floor efficiency. Authentically preserved, unspoiled British-founded historic village. Surrounded by river gorges and historic trails, bordered by Big South Fork National Recreation Area.

Private Apartment -  Alexander-Perrigo House
Historic Rugby - Airbnb

Stay & Play Studio Apartments (3)- Wartburg

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Airbnb studio apartments  in the heart of BaseCamp Wartburg conveniently located near MoCo Brewing Project (craft brewery) restaurants, groceries, pharmacies and shopping.  All three  suites have queen size bed . Suite C  also has queen size sleeper sofa.  Close to Obed W & SR and a variety of outdoor adventures of hiking, bouldering, rock climbing, swimming, canoeing, biking. Great places to visit nearby Bring the whole family to this great place with lots of room for fun. 

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The simple life.  This is a well-kept and clean minimalist home in a country setting. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms it provides ample space. We currently have 2 full beds, 2 twin beds, a roll out twin bed, and a queen air mattress (upon request) available. Thanks to the kitchen stocked with pots, pans, crock pot, and washer and dryer machine, you'll have everything you need to feel at home.

The Simple Life - Wartburg - Airbnb

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Private 1 bedroom apartment in quiet apartment complex for 2 guests. Sofa bed with memory foam mattress for up to 2 more additional guests. Apartment is furnished with full kitchen to cook your meals if you like. 1 block from the courthouse. Close to Obed River (Nemo access), Frozen Head State Park, Lone Mountain State Forrest, for Hiking, Cycling, Kayaking, and Horseback riding. (Laundry available on site)

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The Barndo at Raven Hollow
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What we don’t have is tshirt shops, cheesy attractions, or traffic jams. What we do have is peace & quiet, beautiful scenery, ATV trails, wildlife, & comfortable accommodations with plenty of unspoiled woods to explore. Bring your atv / utv & ride like the locals. Our property is a gateway to many miles of noncommercial trails with beautiful scenic views and can also take you to Brimstone atv park.

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Relax with friends or family at this peaceful, private, quite retreat. The Old Farmhouse Lodge is a large 2600 square foot beautiful country style home with a large kitchen and dining room and spacious, comfortable bedrooms. The property itself is set up for outside activities by offering a place to play softball on the baseball field or other games such as horseshoes and cornhole.

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Emory River RV Park at 1434 Catoosa Road. Exactly one mile from Nemo Bridge. Contact information is Boyd Rogers 423-663-7444.

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Come and explore Morgan County TN. Our campsite offers Full Hook-Up for your Rv or Camper. Bring your Atv and ride up Gobey rd. Where you can access Brimstone, Windrock or check out Nemo Tunnels. If you like hiking Frozen Head State Park is just few miles away.  Ride over and have lunch at Brushy Mountain  Prison. (More sites may be available)  Rv's only.


Located next to R. M. Brooks Store and one mile from Clear Fork River, this park is also adjacent to the Brewestertown Big South Fork Trail Head!  What a great location for campers.  We currently have 7 sites with 30 amp and 3 with 50 amp service and all sites full service.  Bath house and restrooms provided. (We also have a retro camper for rent through Airbnb)


Experience the ultimate Tennessee adventure at our camping and cabin retreat near Lancing, Tennessee.   We have a total of 2 solar powered cabins and 7 primitive camping sites. Both are Solar Powered Cabins. Equipped with wifi, tv, full bathroom, kitchen with mini fridge and 2 burner stove, full size bed and pull out couch (in The Little Blue Cabin) or pull out futon (in The Cozy Coop Cabin). Little Blue Cabin has a loft so must be able to climb slightly steep stairs. Located mile and 1/2 away from Lillypad Brewary.

As for the primitive campsites: All sites can fit 4 people max. Porta potty's and water spiket available. 4 wheel drive or All wheel drive recommended.

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Local National & State Park Camping

Frozen Head:
Big Cove 
Primitive Ca
Rock Creek Campground   

This could be your listing!!!!

If you have a short-term rental or campground in Morgan County TN,  Morgan County Tourism Alliance offers you this space to advertise FREE!! Plus we will add your listing to our Facebook and our Shoutout newsletter.

Please contact Brenda Duke for more info!

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