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Guide to Zoo Knoxville

Zoo Knoxville is one of the premiere zoological experiences in the southeast committed to sharing 'wildly fun' experiences that educate and inspire. By visiting Zoo Knoxville, you are supporting the Zoo’s mission to save wildlife and wild places. The Zoo features acres of creative habitats for…

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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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Hiking for Small Kids

Hiking can be fun for the whole family! Here are four great hikes to get your child out on the trails. We picked easy hikes with fun trail elements to keep your little ones engaged. Ijams Nature Center Ijams has several great trails without too much elevation gain and educational signage to teach…

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The Maker City - Clay All Day

This monthly blog from The Maker City features a look at some of the Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and custom builders. This month’s blog introduces three area makers who excel at all things clay. How did you get started as a ceramicist/clay artist? I have been a maker…

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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 Summer Bucket List for Kids

There are several splash pads all over the city. The biggest is at the World’s Fair Park. Squeeze in a quick history lesson by taking the kids up the Sunsphere, which was built for the 1982 World’s Fair. And some geography too – you can see 360 degrees from the Observation Deck; a great time to…

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New Nature Playscape at Ijams Nature Center

When is a fallen tree not a tree? When it’s a treehouse. Or a boat. Or a tightrope! With the opening of the new Ijams Nature Playscape at Grayson Subaru Preserve, children will be able to let their imaginations run wild, in the wild. Students in the Tuesday/Thursday class of the Ijams Nature Play…

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