About Bryan

Our Community (Dayton, TN)

Dayton, Tennessee is a beautiful, small town located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Quiet and peaceful, Dayton has tons of natural beauty and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Centrally located between Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Nashville, any big city amenities are a short drive away.
Things To Do

The following list includes information for area attractions and entertainment.
For more, please check TripAdvisor.com.

Pocket Wilderness (Laurel Snow Trailhead)

Hiking

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Rhea County Courthouse

Historic Landmark

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Area Hotels

The following list includes information for area hotels, motels, and inns. For other lodging options, please check RootsRated.com

Best Western

* Ask for Bryan College Discount

423.775.6560 7835 Rhea County Hwy
Holiday Inn Express

* Ask for Bryan College Discount

1.855.914.9631 2650 Rhea County Highway
Sleep Inn

* Ask for Bryan College Discount

423.693.0963 4450 Rhea County Highway
Area Dining

The following sit-down and fast food restaurants are all located in Dayton and are within a short driving distance of campus.

Fast Food Phone Address
Amigo’s Mexican Restaurant 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Arby’s 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Ayala Mexican Restaurant 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Bimbo’s Restaurant 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Cumberland Cafe & Market 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Dayton Coffee Shop 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Delia’s Taqueria 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Ellie’s Catfish Café 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Gondolier Italian Restaurant & Pizza 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Hardee’s 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Harmony House Coffee and Café 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Huddle House 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Jacob Myer’s Restaurant on the River 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Kentucky Fried Chicken 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Krystal 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
LaHacienda 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Little Caesars 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Long John Silver’s Seafood 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
McDonald’s 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Mo-Mo’s BBQ 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Panda Garden 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Papa John’s Pizza 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Pizza Hut 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Sonic Drive-In 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Subway 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Sweet Berry Frozen Yogurt 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Taco Bell 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Vietnamese Bistro 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Wendy’s 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway
Yamato Japanese Steak House 423.570.8073 4331 Rhea County Highway

Bryan College is located in Dayton, TN. Our main entrance is located off of hwy 27 across from downtown Dayton.

(Note: Prospective students and their families may check in at the Admissions Office, Mercer Hall second floor.)

Driving Directions

From Atlanta, GA

  1. Take I-75 North
  2. Stay on I-75 at the I-75/I-14 split in Chattanooga
  3. Take the Hwy 153/Chickamauga Dam Exit
  4. Stay on Hwy 153 to U.S. Route 27
  5. Take 27 North until you reach Dayton
  6. Turn right onto Landes Way approximately 1/4 mile North of Highway 30

Driving time is approximately three hours.

From Birmingham, AL

  1. Take I-59 North to Chattanooga
  2. Once in Chattanooga, take U.S. 27 North to Dayton
  3. Turn right onto Landes Way approximately 1/4 mile North of Hwy 30

Driving time is approximately 2 1/2 hours. During the trip, to Dayton, you will enter the Eastern Time Zone. Move your watch one hour ahead.

From Knoxville, TN

Travel I-40 east to the U.S. Route 127 Crossville exit. Take 127 south through town. Two miles south of Crossville turn left onto Route 68 south. Follow this to U.S. Route 27. Take 27 south into Dayton. Turn left on Landes Way approximately 1/2 mile south of the fast-food strip. During the three hour trip to Dayton you will enter the Eastern Time Zone. Move your watch ahead one hour.

From Nashville, TN

Take I-75 south to the Hwy. 30 exit in Athens. Take Hwy. 30 west to Dayton. Turn right on Highway 27. Go north approximately 1/4 mile and turn right on Landes Way. Driving time from downtown Knoxville is approximately 1.5 hours.

From Chattanooga, TN

Take U.S. Route 27 north to Dayton. Turn right onto Landes Way approximately 1/4 mile North of Highway 30. Driving time is approximately 45 minutes.

From Chattanooga Metropolitain Airport (Lovell Field)

The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is served by several major airlines. Bryan College can arrange two-way transportation for those arriving by air into Chattanooga. If you choose to rent a car at the airport, take Hwy 153 north to U.S. Route 27, then follow U.S. 27 north to Dayton. Turn right onto Landes Way approximately 1/4 mile North of Highway 30. Driving time is approximately 45 minutes.

From Cleveland, TN

Take State Highway 60 west/north to U.S. Route 27. Turn right onto U.S. Route 27 north and follow for about 2 miles. Turn right onto Landes Way approximately 1/4 mile North of Highway 30. Driving time is approximately 45 minutes.

From Athens, TN

Follow State Hwy 30 west to Dayton. Turn right on Highway 27 and go north approximately 1/4 mile. Turn right on Landes Way. Driving time is approximately 45 minutes.