Hidden away in the gently rolling hillsides of Whites Creek Valley, just 15 minutes north of downtown Nashville, Fontanel is a sprawling destination featuring scenic natural beauty, unparalleled entertainment, award-winning culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations.
Make yourself at home at The Inn at Fontanel, and you’ll quickly discover why TripAdvisor ranked it as Nashville’s No. 1 hotel. Offering six plush suites connected by a wraparound porch that overlooks gardens and a serene pond, this boutique hotel is the perfect retreat for a quintessentially Southern vacation.
Cafe Fontanella: An authentic Italian dining experience
You won’t have to venture far to find delectable dining. Café Fontanella Italian Kitchen & Bar boasts a menu of bold flavors, with authentic Italian specialties and hearty American dishes. At Natchez Hills Winery at Fontanel, swirl and sip your way through a lineup of elegant Old World-style wines as you sit on the outdoor patio or in the cozy tasting room. Meanwhile, Prichard’s Distillery at Fontanel taps into the rich distilling heritage of rural Tennessee, producing handcrafted, small-batch spirits such as Double Barreled Bourbon, Tennessee Malt Whiskey and Lincoln County Lightning—also known as “moonshine.”
The Great Room in the Fontanel Mansion
While you’re here, take a tour of The Mansion at Fontanel, former home of country music legend and Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell. With more than 20 rooms, 13 bathrooms, five fireplaces, two kitchens and an indoor pool—not to mention rare photos, memorabilia and personal items—this impressive 33,000-square-foot log masterpiece offers a behind-the-scenes peek into the glamorous life of the Mandrell family.
The Lobby of The Inn at Fontanel
For official Barbara Mandrell merchandise—as well as an array of made-in-Tennessee products—browse the gift shop inside The Stone House Shoppe at Fontanel, housed in an early 1900s stone building that was once part of a dairy farm.
The Stone House Gift Shoppe & Box Office
Enjoy the area’s beautiful scenery when you soar through forest canopy at up to 35 miles per hour at Adventureworks Zipline Forest at Fontanel. Take in the views during an easy 3-mile hike along The Trails at Fontanel.
The Trails at Fontanel
After sundown, sit beneath the stars as live music fills the night sky at the Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater, a natural outdoor amphitheater in a cozy, wooded setting. For the ultimate experience, watch a show from the elevated VIP boxes, cut from the hillside and tucked among the trees for panoramic views.
The Natchez Hills Winery Tasting Room at Fontanel
Discover even more to enjoy when you visit Fontanel.
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