BUCKBERRY, a "must see" destination.

For four years, Patricia Schultz's 1,000 Places to See Before You Die has been one of the all-time best-selling books.

In the newest edition, Buckberry Lodge has been discovered as a must see destination.

For more upscale rusticity, consider the posh, 26-acre Lodge at Buckberry Creek
— 1,000 Places to See Before You Die



  • #1 American Automobile Association, Four Diamond Award for 8 years, since 2008. Of the top 5% of all hotels rated by AAA only 13 properties in Tennessee have received this distinction.
  • #1 and #2 Hotel out of 84 for Trip Advisor for the past 10 years.
  • Listed in 1000 Places to See Before You Die.
  • Mentioned by Zagat Top US Resorts and Spas.
  • Member of Registry Collection, a group of exclusive luxury resorts located in popular vacation destinations around the world (a first for any property in Tennessee).


  • One of America's Prettiest Towns, Forbes (2012)
  • #1 Destination on the rise in the United States, Trip Advisor (2015)
  • #1 Destination on the rise in the World, Trip Advisor (2015)

Get in room massages followed by a meal at their excellent restaurant.
— Cosmopolitan Magazine, 2007
Visitors are treated to the rare combination of natural luxury, vintage comfort, quirky details, and inspiration for all ages.
— Marquee Magazine, 2007
The lodge is well appointed but embraces the area; it is just spectacular.
— Convention South, 2004