Discover a selection of 143 vacation rentals in Sewanee, TN that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $129 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Sewanee. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Sewanee

Enjoy the musicals and other features of Sewanee. This city's university setting, golfing and restaurants draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Sewanee

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Sewanee has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tim's Ford Marina (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hammers (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Expressions (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • May Prairie Natural Area (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Children's Holocaust Memorial (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sewanee

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sewanee. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Cumberland State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Foster Falls (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Tims Ford State Park (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Tims Ford Lake (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Nickajack Lake (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
  • Fiery Gizzard Grundy Forest Trailhead (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sewanee

The nearest airport is in Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA), located 42.6 mi (68.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Sewanee?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and retreat to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Sewanee:

  • Around 20 miles from the center of Sewanee, it's hard to beat "Tim's Ford Lake Home With Covered Boat Dock And Jet Ski Port". It has 4 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a fridge and cookware, dishware and utensils.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "The Sewanee House - A Gathering Place". Around 2 miles from the heart of Sewanee, it has 4 bedrooms and comes with a dishwasher and internet services.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Sewanee vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Sewanee?

We all deserve an escape from daily life now and then. If you're itching to spend a couple of leisurely mornings lounging around in your PJs with a cup of coffee and a good book, you'll find some terrific weekend getaways in and around Sewanee. Check out a few of our favorites:

  • Make yourself at home at "Weblon’s Retreat - The Perfect Escape". Around 2 miles to the northwest of Sewanee, this escape has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including free WiFi and heating.
  • "The Wimmer Place At 3 Dog Farms" is another superb option. It's located 2 miles to the east of Sewanee and comes with a porch, a fireplace and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Sewanee?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, ideally suited for one or two guests. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with the area and your nights resting up in your comfy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Sewanee are sure to please:

  • Get away on your own or take a few pals to "Charming Cottage In Wooded Location". You'll have lots of amenities at your disposal, including a porch and a garden.
  • Another top property is "Fireside Apartment". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this cozy apartment is filled with handy amenities like off-street parking options, a barbecue grill and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sewanee?

From funky apartments to spacious homes, Vrbo has your mini vacation sorted. Here are just two of our top picks in and around Sewanee:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, settle in at "Three Dog Farms In Sewanee". It's near the center of Sewanee, in addition to loads of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "On The Mountain, 4 Miles From Sewanee". This comfy, conveniently located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Sewanee?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Sewanee that would make even Cupid envious. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Around 20 miles from Sewanee, "Tim's Ford Lake Home With Covered Boat Dock And Jet Ski Port" is the ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and air conditioning are among the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "The Sewanee House - A Gathering Place", around 2 miles from Sewanee. A fireplace and a restaurant dining guide will help set the mood.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Sewanee?

Nothing says fun times like a pool does. Pull out your inflatable unicorn and browse these houses in or near Sewanee that come with this vacation must-have:

  • Get your vacation on at "The Sewanee House - A Gathering Place", where your biggest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities including childrens activities and coffee and tea making facilities help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing around or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "New Vibrant Family House: Steps To Tims Ford Lake". This property is another sought-after option and comes with towels, on-site watersports and more.

Don't know how to pack your bags for your Sewanee getaway? This enticing destination has a humid subtropical climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures of between 65 ºF and 85 ºF. Check out our selection of Sewanee vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Sewanee?

You adore your family, but that doesn't mean you should squish together like sardines on your getaway. Play it safe and go for a large family vacation rental in or around Sewanee where you can stretch out and relax:

  • Located approximately 20 miles west of Sewanee, "Tim's Ford Lake Home With Covered Boat Dock And Jet Ski Port" fits up to 12 guests over 4 bedrooms. As well as more than enough space to sprawl out, amenities here include a fridge and a barbecue grill.
  • Another popular home away from home is "The Sewanee House - A Gathering Place". Around 2 miles west of Sewanee, it comes with 4 bedrooms, space for up to 16 guests, a dining table and a dishwasher.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Sewanee?

Get away from the hustle and bustle and treat the people you love to a vacation of a different sort. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Sewanee and get the camping experience — minus the tents and with all the creature comforts!

  • "Cabin - Camp House On The Lake" - Enjoy fun and laughs with your crew at this retreat, which is around 2 miles east of the center of Sewanee. Towels and free toiletries are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Secluded Log Cabin Near The University Of The South" - Gather up the troops and spend a few nights or longer at this appealing rental, which is around 1 mile to the northeast of Sewanee. You'll have access to a microwave oven, a barbecue grill and much more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Sewanee vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Sewanee?

If you need a little extra space for your kids (or your tagalong pal), a three-bedroom vacation property will be just the ticket. Vrbo can help you find all the top options in or near Sewanee, beginning with these two:

  • Offering the trifecta of space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your whole gang's tick of approval at "House 5 Minutes From Cabourg In The Heart Of The Varaville Marsh". This retreat comes with many useful amenities, including a fireplace and a kitchen.
  • "On The Mountain, 4 Miles From Sewanee" is another superb option that features three bedrooms. Mountain views and a kitchen are just a couple of things that will help make your visit even more comfortable.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Sewanee?

If you love the idea of snuggling up beside a campfire but aren't super into the "camping" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit will be right up your alley. Enjoy the comforts of home at one of these properties in or near Sewanee that come with this red-hot perk:

  • Hang out with your loved ones around a crackling fire at "The Sewanee House - A Gathering Place". A firepit and a garden are other useful amenities you'll find here.
  • "The Wimmer Place At 3 Dog Farms" is another top property where you can kick back around a nice, warm fire. It also offers a kitchen and a garden.