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In the Neighborhood — Farragut

The Town of Farragut is in west Knox County and has much to offer visitors. It is named after Admiral David Farragut, who uttered the now-famous command of “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!” during the Battle of Mobile Bay in the Civil War. Farragut was born on the north side of the river…

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2022 Guide to Christmas in Knoxville

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, after football season…and after dogwood season…and…well anytime is a wonderful time in Knoxville but we admit the winter holiday season is particularly delightful. We’ve rounded up our favorite activities to enjoy your favorite traditions and make new…

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In the Neighborhood — East Knoxville

East Knoxville is full of history, attractions, and perhaps most importantly – great food. To quote Jack Neely of the Knoxville History Project from his latest book Historic Knoxville: The Curious Visitor’s Guide to its Stories and Places , “East Knoxville comprises the neighborhoods (Parkridge, Five…

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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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