The Knoxville


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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Meet Zoo Knoxville’s Newest Residents!

In honor of Endangered Species Day, meet Zoo Knoxville’s Newest Residents! Six new residents joined Zoo Knoxville in 2022, representing two species currently on the critically endangered list, a species heading towards the endangered list and a species that has been removed from the endangered…

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Best Outdoor Adventures to Do with Your Teenager

If you are trying to get your teenager outside for once, here are some local recommendations that will give teens exactly what they want in an outdoor adventure. We chose fun, local activities that provide instant gratification, great photo opportunities and sleeping late! Nighttime can be the right…

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10 Spring Things to Do with Kids

Whether you’re planning a Knoxville spring break trip or looking a little bit later in the season, we’ve got a handy list of ideas on things to do in the spring with your kids. Read on! Let’s start with Knoxville’s iconic structure – the magnificent Sunsphere! Recently reopened, the Sunsphere…

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2021 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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