Top 6 Things to do in Dover, Tennessee

Dover is a city in and the county seat of Stewart County, Tennessee, 67 miles (108 km) west-northwest of Nashville on the Cumberland River. An old national cemetery is in Dover. The population was 1,442 at the 2000 census and the 2010 census showed a population of 1,417.

1. Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Dover, TN Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks, National Parks, Battlefields More
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4.5 based on 175 reviews

Fort Donelson National Battlefield

This marks the site where Confederate general Simon B. Buckner surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant, Union general.

Reviewed By TeardropTrailrTravls - United StatesUnited States

Fort Donelson

Tucked away on the Tennessee/Kentucky border, Fort Donelson marks the location of an extremely important, but often overlooked Civil War Battle. Fort Donelson was crucial for two reasons: it was the first significant victory for the Union, opening a pathw

2. Fort Donelson National Cemetery

Dover, TN Sights & Landmarks, Cemeteries
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4.5 based on 49 reviews

Fort Donelson National Cemetery

Thousands of Civil War soldiers were buried at this site.

Reviewed By 959howardb - CalhounCalhoun

Peaceful Place

I enjoy visiting cemeteries. They are a peaceful place where you can meditate on the past. This is a well maintained place. It is in the middle of a residential area. Definitely worth taking time for a short visit on your trip.

3. Surrender House - Dover Hotel

101 Petty St, Dover, TN 37058-3239 Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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4.5 based on 40 reviews

Surrender House - Dover Hotel

Reviewed By Shapley_Hunter - Thebes, IllinoisThebes, Illinois

Very nice, though partly inaccessible.

The restored hotel building sits on the bank of the Tennessee River. It has been faithfully restored, at least on the lower level, with about half the level dedicated to a museum and interpretive centre. A large, glass viewing wall allows one to see insid

4. Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge

643 Wildlife Rd, Dover, TN 37058-6136 Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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4 based on 9 reviews

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge

Reviewed By jake_brake2007 - Knoxville, TennesseeKnoxville, Tennessee

Birds

I am beginning to believe that Dover TN is my favorite small town in Tennessee. It's an area rich in history, scandal, and natural beauty. Cross Creeks NWR is one of many wetland preserves/refuges in the area, primarily for migratory birds. Its not as "se

5. Fat Daddy's

119 Driftwood Shores Ln, Dover, TN 37058-5466 Nightlife, Bars & Clubs
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3.5 based on 6 reviews

Fat Daddy's

"A lot of FUN, under the sun." Fat Daddy's is the ultimate hot spot right on the water of Kentucky Lake in Dover Tennessee. Whether traveling by boat, camper, RV, car or motorcycle, we offer plenty of fun and relaxation for everyone; children welcome. Enjoy cold beverages, delicious food, and live entertainment every weekend. Just visiting? Grab a cool T-shirt, gift or novelty in our store, right on the dock. We would love to have you visit and stay for a while - we have boat slips and camper/ RV sites for rent. Come join us - We have some fun waiting for you.

Reviewed By meatman1947 - Jerseyville, IllinoisJerseyville, Illinois

best nacho's on the planet

Great place to congregate and drink and eat. went there on a saturday with friends and started off with a couple very cold beers, then we had lunch. my wife and I shared the nacho's. biggest order I have ever seen. we couldn't eat it all. they had a reall

6. Bumfuzzled Games

1314 Donelson Pkwy, Dover, TN 37058-3754 Fun & Games, Room Escape Games
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5 based on 1 reviews

Bumfuzzled Games

Live action themed adventure games where 4 - 10 people are placed in a room and use elements in the room to solve a series of puzzles within an hour.

Reviewed By Pastel C

The actors

My favorite part of the games was the actor that came in with us to give us clues when we asked. All of them do a good job of staying in character and really make the game more fun overall, especially the zombie doctor scientist (idk she was cool awesome

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