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Places to Go Swimming in Knoxville

A common question every summer: “where to go swimming in Knoxville?” This post answers that question whether you’re looking for a natural location or an indoor/outdoor pool! Outdoor Mead’s Quarry at Ijams Nature Center In the heart of Knoxville's Urban Wilderness lies Ijams Nature Center, where…

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5 Places to Find a Rainbow

Finding a rainbow requires a specific meteorological condition – sunlight passing through the prism of water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. Here are 5 places to find some “rainbows” in Knoxville! 1. Weaving Rainbow Mountain This mural gives lots of opportunity for…

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Guide to Knoxville Greenways

Outside recreation is BIG in Knoxville with more visitors enjoying the outdoors in every season than ever before. Bicycling in all its forms is a major attraction in and of itself: Knoxville has hosted the USA Cycling National Championships for a few years and looks to welcome them back in 2021;…

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Guide to Mountain Biking in Knoxville for Beginners

Knoxville offers year-round access to some of the best mountain biking in the Southeast. A few days in Knoxville can feature long flowy jump lines, rocky technical descents, or beautiful backcountry XC riding. Mountain biking is a staple of Knoxville’s outdoor recreation scene, and there are great…

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Guide to Knoxville Bike Rentals

Knoxville offers over 160 miles of greenways and trails and has become a mountain biking destination over the past decade. The varied terrain and lush open spaces offer a wide variety of biking opportunities for families and recreational cyclists seeking relatively flat paved greenways, for road…

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5 Best Winter Hikes

5 Best Winter Hikes When the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, most people hunker down inside and avoid the cold. But taking a winter hike…

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