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Ranked #1 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Market Square is newly redone with many fresh shops, restaurants, cafes, a park, fountain and pubs. It is a chill place to hang out, and is a perfect walking distance to the old... more »

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Ranked #2 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #3 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Ijams Nature Center is a 300-acre urban greenspace, where people of all ages can hike, bike, learn, explore, or simply enjoy... more » Owner description: Ijams Nature Center is a 300-acre urban greenspace, where people of all ages can hike, bike, learn, explore, or simply enjoy nature in Knoxville, TN. Established in 1910 by the Ijams family for bird-watchers and nature-lovers, Ijams Nature Center has been ranked one of Knoxville's top three attractions by TripAdvisor, winning the 2013 Certificate of Excellence as well. Ijams Nature Center is a member and visitor-supported nonprofit organization. Your generous support is needed to continue the ongoing legacy for generations to come! « less
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Ranked #4 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Over 26,000 students attend the University of Tennessee.
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Ranked #5 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #6 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum with collections in anthropology, archaeology,... more » Owner description: The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is a general museum with collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, local history, and natural history. « less
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Ranked #7 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: East Tennessee's Premier Family Fun Center with Three 18 hole championship Putt-Putt golf courses, Family Game Room Arcade... more » Owner description: East Tennessee's Premier Family Fun Center with Three 18 hole championship Putt-Putt golf courses, Family Game Room Arcade with Large Redemption Prize Center, Baseball and Softball Batting Cages, Ice Cream Shoppe and Full Service Concession with Pizza, Pretzels, Nachos, Funnel Cake Fries, Gourmet Ice and much, much more! Voted Best Birthday Parties in Knoxville! Daily Specials everyday and Group Rates available. FREE WiFi too! Let the FUN Begin! « less
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Ranked #8 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #9 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building to the life-like animatronic figure of Senda... more » Owner description: From the 10-ton, 30-foot-high basketball that sits on top of the building to the life-like animatronic figure of Senda Berenson, "the mother of women's basketball," this will not be your typical hall of fame visit. « less
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Ranked #11 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #12 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #13 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Knoxville's largest year-round attraction, Knoxville Zoo is situated on 53 acres and home to over 800 animals from around the... more » Owner description: Knoxville's largest year-round attraction, Knoxville Zoo is situated on 53 acres and home to over 800 animals from around the world. « less
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Ranked #14 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
300 foot tower built for the 1982 World's Fair.
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Ranked #15 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Muse Knoxville is a newly re-imagined space designed for kids from 1 to 101! With almost 4,000 square feet of exhibit and... more » Owner description: The Muse Knoxville is a newly re-imagined space designed for kids from 1 to 101! With almost 4,000 square feet of exhibit and play space, you are sure to find something that will inspire the love of learning! Admission: Adult $5, Senior $4, Children 2 and Over $4, Children Under 2 FREE. Planetarium $2. Hours: Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Monday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. « less
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Ranked #16 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located on five acres atop Mabry Hill... more » Owner description: The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located on five acres atop Mabry Hill and includes the 4-acre Civil War Bethel Cemetery. This stately, elegant home of the Victorian and Civil War periods showcases one of the largest collections of original artifacts including, china, silver, crystal, and antique furnishings. Built in 1858 and housing three generations of the same family from 1858-1987, the Mabry-Hazen House served as headquarters for both the Union and Confederate troops during the Civil War. If you are visiting Knoxville, make sure to visit this historic treasure. « less
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Ranked #17 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The original Pioneer structure of Knoxville's founder.
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Ranked #18 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #20 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #22 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Rejuvenated section of town with lots of live Jazz, blues and rock music.
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Ranked #23 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #24 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #25 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #27 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Art Galleries; Factory Tours
Factory tour of an old style printing press currently in use.
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Ranked #28 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 42 attractions in Knoxville
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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