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Dogwood Arts Festival and Dogwood Trails

April is a beautiful time in Knoxville, the dogwoods start to bloom and it truly start to feel like spring time. Every year the non profit, Dogwood Arts Organization, hosts the annual Dogwood Arts Festival […]

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Knoxville Cultural Activities

A marvelous surprise is in store for newcomers to the Tennessee Valley in the depth and breath of native artistic talent, and the opportunity to enjoy the many and varied cultural activities offered in the […]

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Visit the Knoxville Zoo

Zoo Knoxville is one of the best Zoo’s in Tennessee. The animals, wherever possible, live in open and natural environments. Fun fact, Zoo Knoxville is known as the red panda capital of the world! More […]

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Knoxville’s Must See Museums

Knoxville mas many museums to enjoy. Immerse yourself into world-class art, exciting local history, and much more! The must-see museums in the Knoxville area are: American Museum of Science and Energy in nearby Oak Ridge […]

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Guide To Wildflowers in the Smoky Mountains

Discover the Great Smoky Mountains’ beautiful wildflowers – delivering the promise of warmer days to come. Tiny Bluets spread out in lengthy carpets along the edges of the trail, mirroring the clarity of the sky, while […]

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History Of Cades Cove

The story of Cades Cove is the story of the community that existed 115 years ago, between 1821 – when families began moving into the cove to settle – and 1936, when the area became part […]

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Big South Fork

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area The free flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries pass through 90 miles of scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide range […]

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World’s Fair Park

The 1982 World’s Fair, formally known as the Knoxville International Energy Exposition, was held in Knoxville, TN. It opened on May 1, 1982, and closed on October 31, 1982, after receiving over eleven million visitors. Participating […]

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Great Smoky Mountains

HISTORY of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park The first native people arrived in the Smokies in about AD 1000. They were believed to have been a breakaway of Iroquois, later to be called the Cherokee, […]