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The PERFECT location for any type of gathering/meeting, family reunion or retreat/wellness, yoga, wedding parties or showers, and business meetings.
Sleep in your private Trailercoach, emersed in history.

Reserve the whole Retro Trailercoach Park for a small retreat. Sleep 12 comfortable and enjoy the speakeasy clubhouse, hot tub and exercise room.

Have your employees enjoy a business gathering in a unique setting at the gateway to the Cherokee National Forest. They can enjoy hiking, biking, shopping, dining and even trout fishing while sharing business with other company employees. 

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Step back in time with your stay at The Spartan Village, a trailerpark resort in vintage Tellico Plains, TN at the foothills of the Cherokee National Forest.

The story of the company is as fascinating as the homes they produced. It's a true American tale of innovation and the ability to adapt during difficult times and at The Spartan Village you may experience the thoughtfulness in design of the trailercoach you select: 

 #1/1953 Royal Spartanette

 #2/1955 Spartan Mansion

 #3/1953 Imperial  Spartanette

 #5/1954 Spartan Royal Mansion


ABOUT (The resort and owner Julie Johnston, PsyD)

The Story behind the creation of The Spartan Village – A Retro Trailer Coach Park

Although I am a native of Wisconsin, I have spent most of my life living in the South and have adapted very well other than learning to like sweet tea and eating any shape or form of okra. I retired from the Army in 2014 and the Federal Service in 2017 as an Intelligence Officer. So, I went from being a very busy bee to retirement and was not prepared for it. You know what they say about idle hands and the devil, well I started to look for a project. In short, I tried several things to include completing my PsyD and getting a certificate in hypnotherapy, which I enjoy very much; however, it did not satisfy my creative side. So, one day after overdosing on HGTV episodes and the Tiny Home explosion, I decided to develop  a retro trailer coach park using vintage Airstreams. I had owned two Airstreams in the past and decided they were the right direction to go in.  In my search of these vintage trailers, I stumbled upon the elusive Spartan travel coach, and it was love at first sight.


When I started to research the Spartan travel coach history and their connection to the military, I decided they would be the perfect vintage trailers to use in my park; however, little did I know how hard these suckers would be to find.

I found individuals in Ohio and North Carolina that collected and worked on Spartans and purchased three of them that way; however, lesson learned the rehab was better on some than others. I found Spartans on the Facebook Market Place, and on the Web; however, many of these beautiful historical Spartans had been left abandoned to the elements and were far too gone to rescue. I was on a rescue mission to find Spartan travel coach’s that were in their original condition that had been either restored or had the potential to be restored. I joined the Facebook Spartan Trailer group and found some Spartans through that forum but mostly I found the ones I eventually purchased on the Spartan Aircraft Trailers website.


While I was hunting down Spartan Travel Coaches, I was looking for land to put them on and that

became a challenge because I needed to find unrestricted property. I found the perfect property

in the little mountain town of Tellico Plains, TN that already had utilities on site. Thus began a long

three-year development of The Spartan Village, that had me crying at times and laughing hysterically

at other times. I had moments that I wanted to abandon my dream, and others when I started to go

in a different direction because I listened to others who did not share my vision. However, in the end

I remained true to my original dream of creating a one-of-a-kind retro trailer coach parks to share

with others and at the same time preserve a piece of our American history. So, come on down, step

back in time and relax without the distractions of modern times!

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 Welcome to Tellico Plains, Tennessee

  the small town with the big backyard!



Local Farms and Vineyards


Sweetwater Farm Creamery, Tasali Notch Vinyards, Hayde Farms.  Ask to see our complete list of area listings!

Leisure Activities


Something for everyone!!! If you would like to lazily float down the rivers or hike up to a waterfall! East Tennessee offers an amazing array of ways to relax!

Tellico Plains Tennessee



Picturesque small town located at the bottom of the Smokey Mountains. So much to discover !

The Cherohala Skyway


Start right in Tellico Plains TN drive through the mountains with breathtaking views from convenient overlooks, end your travel in Robbinsville NC!  

The Mennonites Farm Market


Step back into the past with this local farm market located on Fairview Road in Tellico Plains!  You will even see horse drawn carriages!

Local Entertainment


Musical, theater, dancing!  from The shed in Maryville to The Lyric in Loudon, along with local Tellico Plains entertainment, we can point you in the right direction!



Fantastic experience with The Spartan Village! My inlaws came down and stayed for 3 weeks in Tellico Plains at the park... from contacting them initially, booking , arrival and stay and leaving Julie the owner has provided a wonderful welcoming experience! Anyone wishing to stay in one of the trailercoaches, have an event, or just a great get away you will not be disappointed!


What an exciting experience at The Spartan Village in Tellico Plains, TN! The small quaint town made you feel so welcomed and having all the Cherokee National Forest activities at hand made the trip worthwhile. The kids learned how to fish for trout and the history of where we were! 
Plus, we cannot say enough about the trailercoach resort. What a concept! Thanks to Julie, our stay was so fun
 and we say to anyone wanting something different than a motel/lodge or cabin rental , having  an event, or just a wanting a great mountain getaway you will not be disappointed!                         ...
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