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10 Things to Do with Kids in the Winter

The ongoing struggle, right? You’ve got kids, the weather isn’t the greatest, but boy do they have some energy! What to do? That’s not too expensive? Without spending forever in the car??? We’re here to help. Today’s post will share all the fun things to do in Knoxville with kids - bookmark and…

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Quiet Places to Reflect and Be Thankful

With fall in full force, here are our top 5 picks for peaceful spots to reflect and be thankful this season. You will find quieter parks with great spots to sit or have a picnic, as well as places that highlight the beauty of East Tennessee, a magical place we are so thankful to live in. Collier…

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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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Spooky Hiking Adventures

Ghost House Loop Trail Visit the beautiful Big Ridge State Park to explore some local history during spooky season. The Ghost House Loop Trail is a 1.2-mile easy-to-moderate loop hike which begins near the group campsite and takes you deep into the history of this area's pre-1930s inhabitants…

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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 several years with a final run in 2023; mountain biking…

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Top 5 Long Runs in Knoxville

As you work your way up to running longer distances, finding routes that are engaging and fun can end up being more challenging than the run itself. We have listed our top picks for runs between 5 and 12 miles long, and they are all easily shortened or lengthened to match your personal goals. Get…

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