What’s New and Cool—INBOUND offers brief profiles draw from the current issue of TheTourOperator.com of New and/or Cool attractions and experiences as our way of introducing them to our readers.
Company Distilling—Townsend Tennessee: A former Jack Daniels master distiller will open the first Company Distilling location, a 4,000 square-foot tasting room and restaurant in Townsend. The 13-acre property also has running, biking and mountain trails. A mixed-use, family-friendly facility in Springbrook Farm in Alcoa is planned for 2023. (companydistilling.com)
Hotel Tupelo—Tupelo, Mississippi: The first boutique hotel in Elvis Presley’s hometown embraces the rock and roll culture embraced by the King—has been amped up with a simple yet sophisticated design in the Fairpark District in the heart of downtown. Hotel Tupelo opened earlier this year with urban-inspired guest rooms, meeting space and lots of local charm. Bohemian restaurant and bar, Jobos, serves a modern coastal cuisine featuring Mississippi Gulf Coast’s fresh seafood. (hoteltupelo.com)
Desolation Hotel—South Lake Tahoe California: Lake Tahoe’s premier micro-resort is brand new. Desolation Hotel is eco-conscious wilderness featuring premium comforts and simple luxuries, designed as a great fit for modern adventurers who seek a place to land, stay, relax, and play. Thoughtfully designed townhomes, studios, and suites complement the area’s abundant opportunities for recreation. (desolationhote.com)
Maid of the Mist—Niagara Falls, New York: Navigating the waters below Niagara Falls since 1846, this iconic boat ride launched two new, all-electric, zero-emission vessels. First of their kind in the U.S., they provide guests with a smoother, quieter, and gentler ride. (maidofthemist.com)
Freaky Foot Tours—Flagstaff, Arizona: True-crime tales of murder, suicide, arson and rivalry await you. Join the premier walking tour of historic downtown Flagstaff, where they will take you through the darker side of Flagstaff’s history and streets. Freaky Foot Tours—Flagstaff’s Premier Haunted Walking Tour. Adult and children’s tours available year-round. (FreakyFootTours.com)