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.

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

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 Nashville, 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 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.

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.

Restaurants Phone Address
Amigo’s Mexican Restaurant (423) 775-2644 4285 Rhea County Highway #1
Arby’s (423) 570-8073 4331 Rhea County Hwy
Ayala Mexican Restaurant (423) 428-9494 3035 Rhea County Hwy
Bimbo’s Restaurant (423) 775-6353 7606 Rhea County Hwy
Bojangles (423) 775-1791 3435 Rhea County Hwy
Carrabelle's (423) 428-9441 4370 Rhea County Hwy
Cumberland Cafe & Market (423) 834-9888 1368 Market St, Dayton
Dayton Coffee Shop (423) 775-6156 280 2nd Ave #1
Delia’s Taqueria (423) 570-1813 8796 Rhea County Hwy
Ellie’s Catfish Café (423) 570-0620 260 16th Ave # 61
Gondolier Italian Restaurant & Pizza (423) 428-9200 200 Able Dr
Hardee’s (423) 775-9126 7474 Rhea County Hwy
Harmony House Coffee and Café (423) 570-7656 378 1st Ave B
Huddle House (423) 775-5790 4601 Rhea County Hwy
Jacob Myer’s Restaurant on the River (423) 570-0023 185 Chickamauga Dr
Krystal (615) 775-9771 120 Iowa Ave
LaHacienda (423) 775-1389 260 16th Ave #27
Little Caesars (423) 570-1009 3035 Rhea County Hwy
Long John Silver’s Seafood (423) 775-4723 7436 Rhea County Hwy
McDonald’s (423) 775-2023 130 Able Dr
Mo-Mo’s BBQ (423) 775-6868 7481 Rhea County Hwy
Panda Garden (423) 775-5557 120 Locust St
Papa John’s Pizza (423) 570-0006 4009 Rhea County Hwy
Pizza Hut (423) 775-3590 7410 Rhea County Hwy
Screen Door Cafe (423) 777-4868 449 Delaware Ave
Sonic Drive-In (423) 775-6571 7330 Rhea County Hwy
Subway (423) 775-0022 4155 Rhea County Hwy #500
Sweet Berry Frozen Yogurt (423) 775-4141 200 Able Dr
Taco Bell (423) 570-8782 7761 Rhea County Hwy
Vietnamese Bistro 423) 570-0100 200 Able Dr #11
Wendy’s (423) 775-8469 4257 Rhea County Hwy
Waffle House (423) 285-5418 150 Able Dr
Yamato Japanese Steak House (423) 428-9162 2668 Rhea County Hwy
Zaxby's (423) 428-8282 300 Able Dr