Things to do in Knoxville, TN

Get Your Bearings in Knoxville

See & Do
Stay
Eat
Party
Shop
Caution:

There can be huge (and frustrating) traffic jams in the Smokies during the summer and peak color viewing in the fall.

Hot Tips:

Make time to visit the Blue Plate Special on Monday - Saturday at noon at the Visitors Center downtown.

Hot Tips:

Football weekends in the fall bring a ton of orange-clad fans to the University of Tennessee - so be sure to book far in advance and check the football schedule.

Take It or Leave It:

The Knoxville Visitor Center has an excellent coffee/sandwich shop - and offers a place to review maps and other travel information in a homey atmosphere.

Be Sure to Sample:

A moon pie and RC Cola at the Mast General Store - conveniently packaged to grab and go.

Explore Further

Caution:

Look out for panhandlers in Old Town during the later evening hours.

Take It or Leave It:

Most bars in Old Town close at 3 am, with those in outlying areas closing at 2 am on weekend evenings.

Explore Further

Hot Tips:

Most of the downtown shops are closed on Sundays.

Best Local Souvenir:

A CD of folk music from one of the WDVX Blue Plate Special bands, available at the downtown Visitors Center.

Explore Further


Build your own lists that you can easily reference or share stories with your friends.

Login ×

Forgot login/password?
Don't have an account? Create Your Account!

Enter your username or email in the box below and click
"Remind Me".

Remind Me ×
Create Account ×
Create Account ×

Already have an account?

Add to List ×
Save ×

Go to Lists Close Window ×

×