A Saturday in Jackson County
Moonshine & Bluegrass Tour
A GUIDE TO EXPLORING THE CUMBERLAND RIVER BASIN
Come along for a day of history and fun as we take a trip through the Jackson County towns of Gainesboro and Granville on a tour of the best places to eat, stay, and explore!
Haven on Hull
203 E Hull Ave, Gainesboro, TN 38562
Haven on Hull is the premier coffee shop and bakery in beautiful downtown Gainesboro, Tennessee. Start your morning off right with one of their signature espresso drinks and a made-from-from-scratch sandwich or sweet, such as one of their freshly baked bagels or cream cheese muffins. If you find yourself needing that afternoon pick-me-up, stop back in and grab a latte and one of their delicious cookies!
Roaring River Distillery
208 S Main St, Gainesboro, TN 38562
Nestled in the hills of the Upper Cumberland, you will find Roaring River Distillery, where they are keeping our Tennessee moonshine-making traditions alive.
Located just off of the Gainesboro town square, in the historic Ford Dealership building. The distillery is within walking distance from Hull on Haven. At Roaring River, they stick to the true old-fashioned craft methods and only use traditional copper and non-GMO white corn.
Stop by Roaring River Distillery for a tasting and tour as Master Distiller, Chad Hunt, explains the process of the craft.
Wildwood Resort & Marina
7316 Granville Highway, Granville, TN 38564
Magical. Extraordinary. Timeless.
These are words that best describe a visit to Wildwood Resort & Marina. Escape back to nature and spend the weekend in serenity right on the water’s edge on Cordell Hull Lake in Granville, Tennessee. With over a half dozen unique overnight accommodations to choose from, you can revisit Wildwood Resort over and over with a new experience.
Even if you don’t have plans to stay the night, be sure to stop and take a stroll down the longest boardwalk in Tennessee! Rent a canoe, Kayak, Paddle Board, or even a pontoon, and explore the natural beauty of Cordell Hull Lake.
Looking to grab a bite for lunch? Visit Wildwood’s Lakeside Restaurant for a delicious grouper sandwich or a fried green tomato BLT.
Come back on Friday & Saturday nights for live entertainment and a new dinner dining experience.
You would be remiss if you didn’t stop by the historic town of Granville!
This picturesque town is about a twenty-minute drive from downtown Gainesboro and just a stone’s throw from Cordell Hull Lake. Stop by the T.B. Sutton General Store in Granville and enjoy shopping the many unique handmade goods they carry in the store. Grab a root beer float or some hand-dipped ice cream and reminisce days of the old Sutton General Store.
Purchase a Town Tour Ticket at the Sutton General store and take the self-guided walking tour. The walking tour features over thirty different stops and covers 200 years of Granville’s history.
Come out to Tennessee’s number-one live Bluegrass Radio Show on Saturday nights. Located inside the T.B. Sutton General Store, different Bluegrass bands play every Saturday night starting at 6:00 PM. Stay for some good tunes and great country cooking. Tickets are required.