Knoxville, Tennessee is home to a number of festivals, loads of live music, fantastic civil war sites, a world class zoo, highly acclaimed museums and a unique Urban Wilderness that offers 1,000 acres of adventure within the city limits!
All Roads Lead to Knoxville!
Knoxville, Tennessee is situated at the crossroads of three major interstates: I-75, I-40 and I-81 and within a day's drive of nearly half of the U.S. population. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located just 45 minutes away. The city is home to a number of festivals and a variety of live music. It’s on streets and stages of famous venues like the historic Tennessee Theatre. Some of Knoxville’s most popular attractions include the Knoxville Zoo, widely recognized as the red panda capital of the world, and the Knoxville Museum of Art, home one of the world’s largest figurative glass-and-steel assemblages.
A great many visitors come to Knoxville to tour Civil War battlegrounds and historic homes. Visitors can also stop by the East Tennessee History Center to learn about their own history through the center’s premier genealogy research library. Knoxville boasts a vibrant downtown with a variety of unique shopping and dining options in and around Market Square. Just minutes from downtown, Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness offers more than 40 miles of hiking and biking trails.
Memories are made at the Crossroads. Start planning your trip today, and get your free Visit Knoxville Visitors Guide here.