Late summer is a great time to be in Rugby!

Below are several ideas for trips to Rugby. There are countless ways to enjoy our wonderful town.


Enjoy the Sunshine!

With hiking trails lush with the greenery of rhododendron and mountain laurel just off the main road and two beautiful clear creeks surrounding our village there are plenty of outdoor pursuits for you right here in Rugby! We are also within driving distance of several State and National parks, so why don’t you book a few days, or more, at one of our lodging facilities and enjoy our bountiful outdoor offerings? These two links will give you lots of information on the many outdoor opportunities on the Cumberland PlateauThe Outdoors and Area Attractions. And be sure to pack the sunscreen!

Go on a road trip!

If you enjoy driving around and exploring, use Rugby as your home base! We have all the information you need, including a new driving trail unveiled in the summer of 2012 by Tennessee’s Department of Tourism. These two webpages to help you plan your trip: Driving Trails and Area Attractions . Don’t forget to book your lodging with us right here: Rugby Lodging and Check Availability.

Just relax!

Do you want to get away from it all? We have everything you need right here in town- three different lodging facilities with comfortable rooms and lot’s of places to get cozy and read a favorite book, a great Cafe, plenty of browsing in our shops, ambling along our paths and trails, nice porches to rock on for taking in the view, and anything and everything you could want to just relax.

Do you remember those long summer days growing up…exploring and having fun until it was time to enjoy a delicious dinner after a long day of having whiling away the time?  Many folks compare us to the Smokies of long ago-way before it was built up and became a major tourist attraction with over 10 million visitors annually!. Come see what the Upper Cumberland Plateau has to offer! We have a feeling you will come back real soon……

How about a special reunion or get-together?

Are you planning a trip to reunite with your girlfriends’? Best friends from college? Or, perhaps you are planning a family reunion? We could be THE place for you! Please Contact us to see what special offerings we have for you when you plan a trip to Historic Rugby. We are a special place that can offer  you  a rich experience, great memories and  privacy!

Organize a trip around an event!

Look at our Calendar and Events and Activities page to pick an event or a workshop that tickles your fancy and plan a trip to Rugby around it! Our website is full of tips on the best way to enjoy Historic Rugby. Make your reservations now to attend that special event! (And don’t forget that our lodging fills up in the autumn-our busiest season!)