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Cookeville is a small city in north central Tennessee and home of Tennessee Tech University.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Cookeville is 80 miles east of Nashville, 100 miles west of Knoxville, and 80 miles north of Chattanooga at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Highway 111.

By bus[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Cane Creek Park. A nice lake with fishing, ducks, geese and multiple playgrounds for children.

Do[edit]

  • AMC Highland 12 Cinema, 1181 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-FILM (3456). Swing by and catch one of the latest feature films.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Jefferson St Station, 565 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 520-7865. Night club/karaoke sports bar. American pub food.
  • Spankies, 203 East 9th St, +1 931 526-3344. Cajun and Italian cuisine.
  • Vinnie T's Restaurant and Bar, 221 East 8th St, +1 931 372-2582. Nightly DJ performance. Karaoke on Wednesday and Saturday nights.
  • The Dog House, North Cedar Ave, Detroit-style hot dogs.
  • World Foods, 22 North Cedar Ave, +1 931 525-6539. Wide selection of world cuisines.

Drink[edit]

  • Holiday Inn-Holidome, 970 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-7125.
  • The Factory Nightclub.
  • The Library, Jefferson Ave.
  • Crawdaddy's.

Sleep[edit]

  • Cookeville Tennessee Motel - Key West Inn, 663 South Willow Ave, +1 931 525-1110. Closest motel to Tennessee Tech. Inexpensive, but nice. Pets okay. Average price $45.
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 2021 East Spring St, +1 931 400-2383. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Average price $50.
  • Baymont Inn and Suites, 1151 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 525-6668. Next door to the Regal Cinema. Rates between $60 and $70.
  • Best Value Inn, 897 South Jefferson Avenue. Average price $50.
  • Best Western Thunderbird Motel, 900 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-7115. Average price $70.
  • Comfort Suites, 1035 Interstate Drive, +1 931 372-1881. Average price $100.
  • Country Hearth Inn and Suites, 1100 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 528-1040. Average price $55.
  • Country Inn and Suites, 1131 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 520-3800. Average price $75.
  • Days Inn, 1296 Bunker Hill Rd, +1 931 528-1511. Average price $60.
  • Executive Inn, 897 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-9521.
  • Hampton Inn, 1025 Interstate Dr, +1 931 520-1117. Average price $90.
  • Holiday Inn-Holidome, 970 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-7125. Average price $70.
  • Knights Inn, 1814 Salem Rd, +1 931 528-5411. Average price $60.
  • Ramada Limited Suites, 1045 Interstate Dr, +1 931 372-0086. Average price $65.
  • Star Motor Inn, 1115 South Willow Ave, +1 931 526-9511. Average price $35.
  • Super 8 Motel, 1292 South Walnut Ave, +1 931 528-2020. Average price $60.

Go next[edit]

  • Drive a few hours west to the capital of Tennessee, Nashville and visit the Grand Ol' Opry or Opry Mills Mall. You can also take in a Tennessee Titans NFL game or Nashville Cats Arena Football League game.
  • Drive a few hours east to the home of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Also nearby are the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the resort towns of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.
  • Drive a few hours south to Chattanooga, the Scenic City. This is where you'll find such attractions as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain and Rock City.
Routes through Cookeville
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