Cookeville

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Cookeville [1] is a small city in north central Tennessee and home of Tennessee Tech University.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Cookeville is 80 miles east of Nashville, 100 miles west of Knoxville, and 80 miles north of Chattanooga at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Highway 111.

By bus[edit]

Greyhound, 1-800-231-2222, [2]. National bus service with a depot at 241 Palkway Drive.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Cane Creek Park. A nice lake with fishing, ducks, geese and multiple playgrounds for children.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Highland 10 Cinema, 1181 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-FILM. Swing by and catch one of the latest feature films.

Learn[edit]

  • Tennessee Tech University, [3].

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Wal-Mart, 765 S Jefferson Ave & 589 W Main St. If Wal-Mart doesn't have it, do you really need it?
  • Fashion Bug, 768 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-1957. Women's clothing Jr, Misses, Plus
  • Applachian Cycles, 622 West Spring St, +1 931 528-7848. Sales and repair.
  • Cookeville Mall, 400 DuBois Rd, +1 931 526-8550, [4]. Over 30 specialty stores.
  • Books-A-Million
  • The Children's Store, 416 East Spring St, +1 931 528-1667. Clothing, gifts, and accessories for boys and girls.
  • Cumberland Gold Jewelry, 430 South Lowe, +1 931 528-1074. Custom made jewelry and jewelry repair.
  • Deb's Furniture Center, 305 East Spring St, +1 931 526-7653.
  • Especially for You, 440 South Lowe Ave, +1 931 526-2716. Paintings, portraits, photos, and needlework.
  • Hobby World, 100 East Broad St, +1 931 528-2808.
  • Mama's House, 537 East Broad St, +1 931 528-5943. Antiques and pottery.
  • Michele's Maternity and Children's Clothing, 564 South Willow Ave, +1 931 372-2229.
  • Sportsman's World Marine, 1470 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 528-5475.
  • White Oak Ceramics, 488 West Broad St, +1 931 520-3378.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Applebee's, 1420 Interstate Dr, +1 931 520-1147. Part of the national chain. American cuisine.
  • Chili's Grill and Bar, 1428 Interstate Dr, +1 931 372-0014. Part of the national chain. American and Southwestern cuisine.
  • Cracker Barrel, 1295 Bunker Hill Rd, +1 931 372-2002. Part of the national chain. Southern home cooking with a country store in the front of the restaurant.
  • Jefferson St Station, 565 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 520-7865. Night club/karaoke sports bar. American pub food.
  • O'Charley's Restaurant, 1401 Interstate Dr, +1 931 520-1898. Part of the national chain. American cuisine.
  • Outback Steakhouse, 1390 Interstate Dr, +1 931 372-2145. Part of the national chain.
  • Spankies, 203 East 9th St, +1 931 526-3344. Cajun and Italian cuisine. [5]
  • Thomas Andrews, 32 West Broad St, +1 931 528-9989. Steaks, pasta with a large beer selection.
  • Vinnie T's Restaurant and Bar, 221 East 8th St, +1 931 372-2582. Nightly DJ performance. Karaoke on Wednesday and Saturday nights.
  • The Dog House, North Cedar Ave, Detroit-style hot dogs.
  • World Foods, 22 North Cedar Ave, +1 931 525-6539. Wide selection of world cuisines.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Holiday Inn-Holidome, 970 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-7125.
  • Spankies Bar and Restaurant, 203 E 9th St, +1 931 526-3344
  • The Factory Nightclub,
  • The Library, Jefferson Ave.
  • Crawdaddy's

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Cookeville Tennessee Motel - Key West Inn, 663 South Willow Ave, +1 931 525-1110. Closest motel to Tennessee Tech. Inexpensive, but nice. Pets okay. Average price $45.
  • Alpine Lodge and Suites, 2021 East Spring St, +1 931 526-3333, [6]. Average price $50.
  • Baymont Inn and Suites, 1151 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 525-6668. Next door to the Regal Cinema. Rates between $60 and $70.
  • Best Value Inn, 897 South Jefferson Avenue. Average price $50.
  • Best Western Thunderbird Motel, 900 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-7115. Average price $45.
  • Comfort Suites, 1035 Interstate Drive, +1 931 372-1881. Average price $100.
  • Country Hearth Inn and Suites, 1100 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 528-1040. Average price $55.
  • Country Inn and Suites, 1131 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 520-3800. Average price $75.
  • Days Inn, 1296 Bunker Hill Rd, +1 931 528-1511. Average price $60.
  • Executive Inn, 897 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-9521.
  • Hampton Inn, 1025 Interstate Dr, +1 931 520-1117. Average price $90.
  • Holiday Inn-Holidome, 970 South Jefferson Ave, +1 931 526-7125. Average price $70.
  • Knights Inn, 1814 Salem Rd, +1 931 528-5411. Average price $60.
  • Star Motor Inn, 1115 South Willow Ave, +1 931 526-9511. Average price $35.
  • Super 8 Motel, 1292 South Walnut Ave, +1 931 528-2020. Average price $60.

Get out[edit]

  • Drive a few hours west to the capital of Tennessee, Nashville and visit the Grand Ol' Opry or Opry Mills Mall. You can also take in a Tennessee Titans NFL game or Nashville Cats Arena Football League game.
  • Drive a few hours south to Chattanooga, the Scenic City. This is where you'll find such attractions as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain and Rock City.


Routes through Cookeville
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