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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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18 Must See Museums Near Knoxville Tennessee

Knoxville is home to several fascinating museums waiting to be explored. Dive into top-notch art, captivating local history, and so much more! Don’t miss out on these must-see museums in the Knoxville area: American Museum […]

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Wildflowers in the Smoky Mountains

Embark on a journey through the enchanting world of wildflowers in the Great Smoky Mountains. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll or an adventurous hike, you’ll be amazed by the sheer beauty and diversity of […]

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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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Smoky Mountain Auto Tours

Smoky Mountain Auto Tour: Cades Cove

Cades Cove is a look into the past. Cades Cove is an open-air museum that preserves some of the material culture of those who last lived there. Preserved homes, churches, and a working mill highlight […]

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Smoky Mountain Auto Tours

Smoky Mountain Auto Tours: Rich Mountain Road

Rich Mountain Road Rich Mountain Road is an 8 mile road north of Cades Cove that provides beatiful views of Cades Cove. To drive there head north from Cades Cove over Rich Mountain to Tuckalechee […]