Hiwassee River Rail Adventure
Athens Cruise In
Athens Skate Park
Restaurants in McMinn County TN - Athens, Etowah


Whether you are looking for fast food or wanting to take your time, McMinn County has many of the usual chains as well as local businesses unique to the area. If you have a sweet tooth, you will likely find a bakery just around the corner.

Restaurants in McMinn County TN Athens, Etowah


Whether it be a hotel, campground, bed & breakfast or anything in between, the “Friendly City” and surrounding areas offer many choices to make your home away from home while you enjoy visiting McMinn county.

Things to do in McMinn County TN Athens, Etowah


If you are looking to catch a show, have an adventure in the great outdoors, visit one of many historical locations, take a tour, or just sip tea on a grand porch at a bed & breakfast, then McMinn County has what you are looking for!


Mayfields Visitor Center



Now is a great time to take a tour at Mayfield’s plant!

Hiwassee River Rail Adventures

Catch a shuttle to the train from our own L&N Depot!
Hiwassee Loop – Weekends March 25 through November 26
Copperhill Special – Saturdays, April through November | Fri & Sat, October through November

Santa’s Hiwassee Holiday Train – Sat & Select Sun in December – Departs from Deleno

Etowah Chamber of Commerce Annual Arts & Crafts Festival




Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.
Live entertainment all day
Food and craft vendors
More Info



Murders on Main Street

Murders on Main Street



Murders on Main Street

Murders on Main Street is a historic interpretation of six murders that occurred on Tennessee Avenue during Etowah’s first 40 years from 1908-1947.

Show times are 6:30-8:30 leaving the Depot every 15 minutes.
To reserve tickets call (423)263-2228 |Tickets are $10 Each





Saturday, October 14, 2017
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Downtown Athens, TN
Petting Zoo, Pony rides, Vendors, Games and more!!