Air and Ground Travel

The Conference takes place at the Sewanee Inn

1235 University Ave., Sewanee, TN

The University of the South is located in Sewanee, Tennessee on top of the Cumberland Plateau (what the locals call “the Mountain”). The University’s property (the “domain”) covers more than 13,000 acres, most of which is forest.  Sewanee is located about 5 miles from I-24, which runs between Nashville and Chattanooga.

 

Flying

 

The Conference will offer a free shuttle service for participants from the Nashville airport on October 17th and October 20th only. Everyone requesting shuttle service must fill out this form. Please do so as you know your flight information. If you are traveling to a different airport or arriving on a different date, you will need to arrange your own transportation to the conference site. Sewanee now has limited Lyft service, but you need to schedule ahead for airport pick ups and drop offs.

 

The closest airports to Sewanee:

 

Nashville International Airport BNA (about 90 miles away)

The Conference will offer a free shuttle service for participants from the Nashville airport ONLY. Please fill out this form as soon as you know your flight information.

 

Chattanooga Airport CHA (about 60 miles away)

Groome Transportation runs a shuttle service from the Chattanooga Airport to and from the Best Western Smoke House Lodge, in Monteagle, TN (the closest point to Sewanee) for $42 each way.  To make a reservation, please call (423)954-1400. Shuttles run every hour on the hour. Please fill out this form to let us know when we should pick you up from the Smokehouse in Monteagle.

 

Atlanta Airport ATL (about 174 miles away)

Groome Transportation runs a shuttle service from the Atlanta Airport to and from the Best Western Smoke House Lodge, in Monteagle, TN (the closest point to Sewanee) for $84 each way.  To make a reservation, please call (423)954-1400. Shuttles run every hour on the hour. Please fill out this form to let us know when we should pick you up from the Smokehouse in Monteagle.

 

Huntsville Airport HSV(about 70 miles away)
There is no shuttle service, but you may rent a car

 

Driving

 

From Nashville:

Take I-24 East approximately 80 miles to Exit 134 (Sewanee/Monteagle). At the end of the exit ramp turn left on Highway 41A. Now you are in Monteagle, see directions below.

 

From Chattanooga:

Take I-24 West to Exit 134 (Sewanee/Monteagle). At the end of the exit ramp turn left on Highway 41A. Now you are in Monteagle, see directions below.

 

From Birmingham:

Take 1-59 North to the I-24 split. Take I-24 West to Exit 134 (Sewanee/Monteagle). At the end of the exit ramp turn left on Highway 41A. Now you are in Monteagle, see directions below.

 

From Atlanta:

Take I-75 North to Chattanooga and take I-24 West to Exit 134 (Sewanee/Monteagle). At the end of the exit ramp turn left on Highway 41A. Now you are in Monteagle, see directions below.

 

Monteagle to Sewanee:

Once on 41A it will be approximately 4 miles to the stone gates that mark the entrance into the Domain (NOT the Sewanee St. Andrews gates, it is past them on 41A). Veer right according to the sign that indicates “The University of the South.”  The first building on the right is the Sewanee Inn (surrounded by golf courses and across the street from Emerald Hodgson Hospital.

 

Women in German Conference - Sewanee

c/o Dr. Liesl Allingham, Department of German
735 University Ave.
Sewanee, TN. 37383 | wigconference@sewanee.edu

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