Get Your Free Travel Guide

Search Website:

Sweet Springs Resort

This area was renowned for its healing springs. The Sweet Springs Resort opened in 1833, and the hotel was reportedly designed by Thomas Jefferson. The building was later used as a sanitarium, a hospital and a nursing home. It is now being restored by the non-profit Sweet Springs Resort Park Foundation Inc. They offer tours through out the year and are the base for the Sweet Springs Turnpike National Recreational Trail.