The pet-friendly, family-friendly Red Roof Inn & Suites Athens is situated just off Interstate 75, halfway between Chattanooga and Knoxville, TN. This hotel is within minutes of Mayfield Dairy Farm, Denso Manufacturing, Tennessee Wesleyan College and McMinn County Living Heritage Museum. Other nearby attractions include Athens Regional Medical Center, Loch Low – Minn, Gardens of Sunshine Hollow, Wats Bar Lake and the Great Smokey Mountains. Guest of our hotel also enjoy a short drive to The Lost Sea Adventure. There, you will be guided through underground caverns and board a glass bottom boat that will take you for a ride on America's largest underground lake!