For NACGR AGM 2024 Attendees & Guests

Below please find a list covering internet access to on-campus tours and activities, places to eat, and off-campus sights to visit while in town for the AGM 2024.

Internet Access 

  • Use "Sewanee Guest" network while on campus
  • AT&T cell service
  • Verizon cell service

Sewanee Tours/Amenities 

Campus tours: 
  • Sewanee’s campus is stunning! Visit All Saints Chapel and, by appointment,  climb up Shapard Tower for a demonstration of the 56-bell Leonidas Polk Carillon, visit Dupont Library and its world-class music room, McClurg Dining Hall, Biehl Commons, Chapel of the Apostles, etc. Guided tours are available upon request.
  • Sewanee has a multitude of walks and hikes. See: Sewanee Trail Map
  • Visit Abbo’s Alley, a very short walk from Convocation Hall and Breslin Tower, and beautiful Valley views from Morgan Steep, Green’s View, and the War Memorial Cross (The Cross).
  • Fitness: The Fowler Center on Texas Avenue.
  • Tennis: The Fowler Center has 3 indoor tennis courts, and there are 12 outdoor tennis courts on Green’s View Road.
  • Golf: The Course at Sewanee on Green’s View Road. This award-winning 9-hole course is a challenge for all golfers. Great fun. The course is closed on Mondays for maintenance. The clubhouse, Green’s View Grill, offers a menu of sandwiches and sides. 
  • Bicycling: Bicycle rentals are available at Woody’s Bike Shop in the Sewanee Village.

Out of Town Activities

The distillery is in a dry county in the quaint town of Lynchburg.  Tours are very enjoyable and offer samples of the product.

The Lodge foundry in South Pittsburg is the only producer of cast iron cookware in the USA. Their products are sold internationally. 220 East 3rd St South Pittsburg, TN 37380 423-403-7707 ($10.00) 

  • Chattanooga, TN, (55 miles) located on the Tennessee River.

Visit Lookout Mountain and ride up the funicular,  the Tennessee Aquarium, the Hunter Museum of American Art, or walk around downtown and cross the Tennessee River on Chattanooga’s pedestrian bridge. There are many good restaurants in Chattanooga.

Area Restaurants

  • McClurg Dining Hall is the University cafeteria for students and faculty. Students will be on Fall Break during the AGM, but the cafeteria will be open with a limited menu. ($) 
  • Stirling’s Coffee House on Georgia Ave. is a popular spot for coffee and light-fare food. ($)
  • Shenanigans in the Sewanee Village. Large selections of sandwiches and sides. ($$) 
  • The Blue Chair, Sewanee Village.  Deli dining and Pub next door. ($$) 
  • LUNCH, Sewanee Village: Specialty culinary offerings for lunch only. ($$) 
  • The Sewanee Inn:  Breakfast, dinner, and bar. Seating at the Bar into the evening. Quiet conversational spaces are available. ($$$)
  • Greensview Grill at Sewanee Golf Course: Lunch. Bar. Indoor and outdoor seating. ($$)
Monteagle (6 miles from Sewanee): 
  • La Bella Pearl’s Restaurant, located between Sewanee and Monteagle, on Highway 41A.  Open for dinner (Mediterranean) and Sunday brunch.  Reservations recommended (931-463-2200). ($$$$)
  • High Point Restaurant: Fine dining. ($$$$) Located at the Western end of Monteagle. High Point offers a menu of fine entrees and appetizers. Reservations are needed on the weekend. 224 E Main St, Monteagle, TN. (931.924.4600) 
  • The Mountain Goat Market: A great sandwich (plus) restaurant located at 109 Main Street in Monteagle (open Tuesday-Saturday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. ($$)
  • Papa Ron’s Pizza and Italian Steakhouse, 402 West Main Street, Monteagle. ($$$)

Local and Nearby Shopping

The Sewanee Village: