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Kristen Combs
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Kristen Combs

Visit Knoxville’s Kristen Combs is the Director of Communications & Social Strategies. Kristen brings 14+ years of experience in the hospitality industry, a strong familiarity with Knoxville and a love for both story-telling and travel.

Knoxville’s Coffee Scene

Visiting a new city means new coffee shops to explore – but with so many options, how to decide? We guarantee you can’t go wrong with any of Knoxville’s shops, but you might be looking in a certain part of town, a particular vibe, or even on the hunt for a certain roast if you really know your…

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New in Knoxville

Psst…Did You Miss These Openings? Keeping track of what’s new in the world of restaurants, shops, and attractions is a near impossible task, especially if you haven’t visited Knoxville in while. This post highlights just a few of this year’s openings throughout the county that you might have missed…

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Top 10 Ways to Take Pictures of the Sunsphere

If you follow us on social (if you’re not, what are you even doing with your life!?) at @visitknoxville you’ll notice we often do themes on certain days of the week. On Facebook, we share a lot of blog posts (like this one!) and on Instagram, we often do a #muralmonday to showcase all the Knoxville…

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10 Fall Things to Do with Kids in Knoxville

Winter. Spring. Summer. Fall. Every season in Knoxville is truly unique, but when summer comes to a close, you’ll find all kinds of reasons to fall in love with this artful, adventuresome city. If you’re longing for breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains, from a spot that feels like home……

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In the Neighborhood – SoKno

South Knoxville is such a fun area of Knoxville to explore. If you head up to the Sunsphere and fix your gaze directly south across the Tennessee River, you’ll notice it looks a little undeveloped compared to the cool city that surrounds you. That, my friends, is what we call the “Urban Wilderness”…

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Kid Reviewed Attractions in Knoxville

POV: You’re planning a trip with the fam and you’re overwhelmed with all the options, or maybe you don’t even know where to start. We got you! Here’s a quick post on guaranteed winning attractions: Little Kids From crawlers to age 10, look no further than Muse Knoxville. A STEAM (that’s Science…

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Top 10 Mac & Cheese in Knoxville

The Brass Pearl - This Market Square seafood restaurant and oyster bar offers an elevated version of this down-home comfort food with their lobster mac and cheese. The little cups created by orecchiette pasta hold chunks of butter poached lobster and Tillamook cheddar and smoked gouda cheeses…

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Top 10 French Fries in Knoxville

July 13 th is National French Fry Day, and if you are celebrating this golden event in Knoxville, we’ve piled high ten great places to fill that savory, salty craving. Penne for Your Thoughts - This favorite food truck at the Central Filling Station - Tennessee's first full-service food truck park -…

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Find Waldo in Downtown Knoxville

Where’s Waldo? The question on everyone’s mind this summer. Now YOU can be a part of a real-life search in downtown Knoxville from July 1-July 31! How to join the fun: Pick up a passport from these participating locations Start the search for the character we all know and love. He’s about 6 inches…

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