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The Mountain Laurel Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in Mentone, Alabama, at base foot of Desoto Falls.
Directions to Mentone, AL, and Our Inn

Driving Directions From:

Atlanta | Birmingham | Chattanooga | Huntsville | Door to Door

From Atlanta: 

  • Take I-75 North heading to Chattanooga.
  • Get off at Exit #306 Adairsville and Highway 140.
  • Take a left off the ramp and go until Highway 140 dead ends at Highway 27.
  • Take a right onto Highway 27 headed to Summerville, GA.
  • As you enter Summerville, look for the Huddle House and take a left onto Highway 48 right after the BB&T Bank.
  • Highway 48 will pass through Menlo, GA and take you up the mountain to Cloudland, GA.
  • Stay on this road which will turn into Alabama highway 117 as you pass over the state line.
  • As you see a Mentone City Limit sign on the right, look for Moon Lake Baptist Church on the left and turn past the church onto E. River Rd (CO RD 165).
  • At the stop sign look for signs to Mountain Laurel Inn to the left and follow them.
  • Take a quick right onto County road 177.
  • At the stop sign take a right onto Co. Rd. 106.
  • After one mile take a right onto Road 948 which is the entrance for Shady Grove Dude Ranch, Mountain Laurel Inn and Mentone Wedding Chapel.
  • Travel a half mile on the dirt road, take a right and go past the Wedding Chapel. Lickety-split will be waiting by the door for your arrival.
From Birmingham: 
  • Take I-59 North. Take Exit #231 (Valley Head & Mentone exit).
  • Turn right off the ramp onto Highway 117 South which passes through Valley Head and comes up the mountain.
  • At the top of the mountain, continue on Highway 117.
  • Go 1.5 miles from the caution light at the Mentone Inn and take a right onto E. River Road (Co.Rd. 165).
  • At the stop sign look to the left for signs to Mountain Laurel Inn and follow them.
  • Take a quick right onto County road 177.
  • At the stop sign take a right onto Co. Rd. 106.
  • After one mile take a right onto Road 948 which is the entrance for Shady Grove Dude Ranch, Mountain Laurel Inn and Mentone Wedding Chapel.
  • Travel a half mile on the dirt road, take a right and go past the Wedding Chapel. Lickety-split will be waiting by the door for your arrival.
From Chattanooga: 
  • From I-59 South, take Exit #231 (Valley Head & Mentone exit).
  • Turn left off the ramp onto Highway 117 South which passes through Valley Head and comes up the mountain.
  • At the top of the mountain, keep coming on Highway 117.
  • Go 1.5 miles from the caution light at the Mentone Inn and take a right onto E. River Road (Co. Rd. 165).
  • At the stop sign look to the left for signs to Mountain Laurel Inn and follow them.
  • Take a quick right onto County road 177.
  • At the stop sign take a right onto Co. Rd. 106.
  • After one mile take a right onto Road 948 which is the entrance for Shady Grove Dude Ranch, Mountain Laurel Inn and Mentone Wedding Chapel.
  • Travel a half mile on the dirt road, take a right and go past the Wedding Chapel. Lickety-split will be waiting by the door for your arrival.
From Huntsville:
  • Take Why 72 E to Scottsboro.
  • In Scottsboro, take Hwy 35 over the Tennessee River.
  • Immediately after the river, take Hwy 40 east headed to Valley Head.
  • As you pass over I-59, the road changes to Hwy 117 South which takes you through Valley Head and up the mountain.
  • At the top of the mountain, stay on Hwy 117.
  • Go 1.5 miles from the caution light at the Mentone Inn and take a right onto E. River Road (Co. Rd. 165).
  • At the stop sign look to the left for dark green arrow signs to Mountain Laurel Inn and follow them.
  • Take a quick right onto County Road 177.
  • At the stop sign take a right onto Co. Rd. 106.
  • After one mile take a right onto Road 948 which is the entrance for Shady Grove Dude Ranch, Mountain Laurel Inn and Mentone Wedding Chapel.
  • Travel a half mile on the dirt road, take a right and go past the Wedding Chapel. Lickety-split will be waiting by the door for your arrival.

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Sarah Wilcox, Innkeeper
624 Road 948 · P.O. Box 443
Mentone, Alabama   35984
(256) 634-4673 
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