Mountain City, Johnson County, NE Tenn. Come for a Day; Come for a Lifetime

Business, friends, weddings, funerals and local activities are all reasons to visit Mountain City, TN — in the heart of the Appalachian High Country.

  • Business and work – The Johnson County Courthouse is 6 blocks from the inn. School system offices are 1/2 mile in the “old high school,”  hospital is 2 miles on Hwy. 421, several factories are approx 3-5 miles. Inn has free wifi (in rooms), private baths, in-room TVs with cable, accepts state/federal per diem rates Sunday-Thursdays, tax-exempt stays with state paperwork.  Flexible business arrival/cancellation policies.
    Downtown Mountain City night

    Downtown Mountain City, looking east to Forge Mountain and Appalachian range on the state line

  • Visits to relatives and in-laws – quiet guest rooms at  Prospect Hill B&B Inn make stays more enjoyable. Inn also has a 3 bedroom/2 bath house in Shingletown (off Hwy. 91 on way to VA)
  • Weddings, funerals, reunions      Inn has a wedding garden and banquet room suitable for gatherings. This is a new-construction, nicely decorated space with many extras. Fee required.
  • Special events – Sunflower Festival,  July 4 parade and evening fireworks,  Christmas Parade, Scarecrows on Main (early Oct.), Cranberry Festival (Shady Valley), car shows, craft show (Dec.), rodeo, talent show, student performances, Community Theater productions  LINK to complete Mountain City/Butler, TN events calendar
  • Heritage Hall Theatre live performances all year round. Located in the “old high school” auditorium, North Church Street.
  • Golf at Redtail Mountain Resort       Spectacular slopes and mountain views, especially the back nine.
    Grandparents, young girl sniff roses on patio at Prospect Hill B&B

    Granddaughter stops by to visit her grandmother while she stayed at Prospect Hill Bed and Breakfast in Mountain City.

  • Ride the Striped Snake (road – Hwy. 421, Mountain City to Bristol, TN via Shady Valley) Lots of curves; motorcyclists and sports car lovers love it.
  • Day outings, shopping dining – gifts and florals, florist:  Shaybrey, downtown Mountain City – antique stores and others.
  • Lodging:  Prospect Hill Bed and Breakfast Inn, just down the street from downtown, located  in the “old Rambo House.” See the inn’s five guest rooms at “rooms”  423-727-0139   Make a reservation
Scarcrows on Main at Smith & Cokett law firm

There are some “strange folk” in downtown Mountain City, TN

View at back of inn, across neighbor's yards to Doe Mountain

Neighbors & Doe Mountain, looking southeast