Jefferson County, Tennessee is home to some truly amazing bed and breakfast locations that make the perfect retreat for a weekend or lodgings for an event in the area. Bed and Breakfasts not only offer a more relaxing getaway, but typically offer more value than traditional lodging options and Jefferson County is home to three of the best bed and breakfast establishments in the country: Goose Creek Farm B&B, Minnis House Inn, and Shepard Inn. All three offers superb food, and gracious accommodations that are must see destinations when traveling to Jefferson County Tennessee.

Goose Creek Farm Bed & Breakfast

The sublime Goose Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast immerses its visitors in 12 acres of rolling countryside that are originally part of a Jefferson County dairy farm.  Goose Creek Farm solidifies the complete country feel with a hearty country house breakfast served either in the dining room or on the screened in porch during good weather.

Goose Creek Farm’s rooms are spacious and invoke the spirit of true country charm. The rates are quite inexpensive, even when compared to national chains that have zero of the character Goose Greek Farm has. All rooms also include entertainment centers, as well as, access to high speed wireless internet.

When you stay at Goose Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast, you’ll not only have access to the beautiful gardens and gazebos for picnic lunches, but they also offer stabling for those traveling with horses and kennels for your fury travel companions. Goose Greek Farm Bed and Breakfast offers a comfortable, charming country setting that is perfect for everything from a weekend get-a-way to a wedding venue.

Minnis House Inn and Guest Cottage

Located just a half mile off 11E in New Market, Tennessee, Minnis House Inn and Guest Cottage is loaded with comfort and steeped in East Tennessee history. This bed and breakfast offers two guest rooms with private baths in the Inn, in addition to, a two-bedroom, one and a half bath guest cottage that can accommodate up to 7 seven guests. Coziness is truly the best way to describe the Minnis House Inn with antique furnishings throughout the home and two large living areas complete with gas log fireplaces. Minnis House offers queen beds in all rooms, in addition to, coffee makers, hairdryers, irons, and fans.

Staying at the Minnis House Inn is truly a leap back in time. While just recently renovated, the Minnis House Inn, named after its original residents, dates all the way back to the early 1900s. Great care has been taken to ensure guests have access to new furnishings and appliances, while keeping the laid back, country cottage feel of this one-of-a-kind establishment. It was named after the best-selling novel of American-British Author Frances Hodgson Burnett, who lived in New Market, TN after she moved from England in 1865. Great care has been taken to ensure guests have access to new furnishings and appliances, while keeping the laid back, country cottage feel of this one-of-a-kind establishment.

Shepard Inn

Whether you are stopping in Jefferson County for a wedding, weekend getaway, or graduation, Shepard Inn offers a beautifully unique and peaceful setting for its guests. Like other Jefferson County Bed and Breakfasts, Shepard Inn offers a rich, southern history with centuries of experience in serving tourists and travelers alike. Shepard Inn includes all the modern amenities you’d expect, including televisions and WI-FI in each room, combined with a custom breakfast made specifically for you in the morning.  On Thursdays, Shepard Inn offers a delicious lunch, but it’s RSVP only so make sure to give them a call!

Mountain Harbor Inn

Rounding our list of amazing bed and breakfasts in Jefferson County Tennessee is Mountain Harbor Inn, located right on Dandridge Lake with breathtaking views of the Smokey Mountains. Mountain Harbor Inn is one of the top ten resorts in the world according to and recently became the only bed and breakfast in the state of Tennessee to be awarded a Diamond Rating by the organization. With over 12 differently themed suites to choose from, Mountain Harbor Inn offers a variety of lodging options to suit many tastes, and all suite and condo rentals include a romantic sunset cruise, candlelight dessert, homemade breakfast, and Free Wi-Fi. Mountain Harbor Inn combines all the best aspects of a bed and breakfast to form a charming and romantic get-away.

Visit Jefferson County, Tennessee

Jefferson County offers an abundance of lodging and meal options for visitors. When you stay at a bed and breakfast you get much more bang for your buck, and our local B&B’s are no exception. What you will have a hard time finding anywhere else, is the unique blend of friendly, southern hospitality mixed with amazing southern cooking and deep historical value.

Visiting Jefferson County Tennessee soon? Check out our “Stay Page” for a full listing of all the different types of lodgings available to you when you come. We look forward to your visit!