Knoxville

During the Civil War, Knoxville’s Mabry-Hazen House served as headquarters for both the Confederate and Union armies. Today you can visit the house and other historic homes in this eastern Tennessee city. Among Knoxville’s other attractions are museums, a zoo and World’s Fair Park, site of the 1982 World’s Fair. University of Tennessee sports draw lots of fans, as does the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. To see Knoxville from the water, take a leisurely riverboat ride down the Tennessee River.

UT Gardens

The UT Gardens function as an outdoor laboratory to evaluate the performance and landscape use of every type of plant, from trees and shrubs to annuals and perennials. The gardens feature a children's garden, formal rose garden, a sustainable kitchen garden, perennial borders, a beautiful hosta collection as well as annual beds, huge old growth trees and seasonal displays.

Lakeshore Park

Lakeshore Park is a 185 acre general recreation public park located along the Tennessee River in Knoxville, TN. With approximately 1 million annual visitors, Lakeshore Park is the most visited public park in Knoxville. Whether you are here for a run along our extensive greenways, a youth sporting event, a stroll by the riverside or just to soak in the unparalleled views of the Great Smoky...

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum with collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, local history, and natural history. We are a free museum with free parking available. Simply ask for your free 2-hour parking pass at the parking kiosk at the head of Circle Park Drive. More details and directions on the museum website.

Tennessee Theatre

Located in the heart of downtown Knoxville, the Tennessee Theatre opened in 1928 as a movie palace. The Tennessee Theatre is the Official State Theatre of Tennessee and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Tennessee Theatre is the region's leading performing arts facility with advanced technology, staging and lighting that draws top entertainment to the Knoxville area.