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Mark 6:31   Jesus said, Come off by yourselves; let's take a break and get a little rest.

Psalm 55:6   O that I had wings like a dove, for then would I fly away, and be at rest.
The Arc Encounter and Creation Museum are less than 4 hours from
the Retreat.
Creation Museum & Arc Encounter

Pickett State Park has hiking, tennis, boating on their 12 acre lake,
fishing, swimming and Ranger activities and a new CCC Museum.  
You will want to visit the Twin Arches near Pickett State Park.  




Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area has over 125,000
acres and is located seven miles away.  It offers hiking, mountain
biking, swimming, white water rafting and a museum.






Southeast Pack Trips is two miles from the retreat and offers
custom horseback adventures of any length.  The owner has very
safe horses but allows guests to have fun.    Video of Southeast
Park Trips ride







Rafting, canoeing, tubing, climbing wall, geocaching and wagon
rides are available 45 minutes away at  Sheltowee Trace

Pay & Fish, $3 per pole, no license required.  Pony rides, WiFi, a
grill, convenience store at The Hitchin Post three miles from the
Retreat.  (931) 752-2888.

Yahoo Falls is a 113 foot high waterfall located in nearby Whitley
City, KY.

Big South Fork Scenic Railway is located in Searns, KY and is a nice
day trip.  
 Big South Fork Scenic Railway   Barthell Coal Company   

A short drive north of Jamestown is Pall Mall, TN, home of Sgt. Alvin
C. York, WWI hero.  There is also a grist mill on the Wolf River and
several small stores here.  
Sgt. York

Rugby, TN, founded in 1880 by the second sons of the English, is a
historic site with tours offered daily.  English food is offered at
Harrow Road Cafe.  This is a short drive.  
Rugby

Colditz Cove State Natural Area is located nearby and is
characterized by high bluffs, rugged gorges, lush rhododendron,
large trees and a beautiful waterfall.   
 Colditz Cove

Charit Creek Lodge is an old hog hunting and long hunters camp
and has accommodations for guests wanting to stay overnight.  You
will need to make reservations ahead of time.  You might wish to
make arrangements for lunch and hike in or go by horseback.  This
lodge is accessible only by foot or horseback.   Charit Creek Lodge

BRIMSTONE RECREATION AREA:  about an hour from here.
Rent ATVs or kayaks and canoes.  They are on eastern time.  
Brimstone Recreation Area

Burgess Falls State Park.  Burgess Falls State Park, 4000 Burgess
Falls Drive, Sparta, TN, (931) 432-5312.  This is a must see if you
enjoy waterfalls.  There are horseshoe waterfalls that fall 250 feet.  
A smaller version of Niagara Falls.  Burgess Falls State Park

Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN gives tours.     Oak
Ridge National Labratory

Crossville TN tourist attractions.  Crossville has 8 golf courses.    
Crossville Tourist Activities

Muddy Pond Mennonite Community is located a little over half an
hour from the cabins.  Relive the past in this Mennonite community.
The general store and mercantile store offer home-canned and
fresh baked goods, pottery, handcrafted items and quilts. The wood
working shop offers handcrafted furniture and leather goods. Late
Sept. and early Oct., the community makes sorghum.
 Muddy Pond

The Lattimer High Adventure Reservation offers adventures in
climbing, rapelling, mountain biking, whitewater rafting,
backpacking and shooting sports and is located approximately two
hours from the Retreat.     Lattimer High Adventure Reservation  

Cumberland County Playhoue is located in Crossville, TN.
Cumberland County Playhouse

A box of brochures detailing the local sights is in each cabin as well
as a list of two hour trips and day trips.

Fentress County has 17,000 residents and Jamestown is the County
Seat and largest town.  Besides Sgt. Alvin C. York, we are famous
for starting the 127 Yard Sale which is now 650 miles long.  This is
an August event.

Castle Cinemas in Jamestown
First run movies are $3 during the week and $4 on the weekend.   
One of the two theaters has been remodeled and has stadium
seating.

Carmike Theater in Oneida
Adults are at least $4.50 and children $2.00.  They are on Eastern
Time.

Jamestown Regional Medical Center
JRMC consistently ranks in the Top 100 Small Hospitals.

Our family doctor will see our Retreat guests if needed.
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