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Fun Fact

It's possible to travel by boat from downtown Knoxville to either the Gulf of Mexico or the Great Lakes.
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It's possible to travel by boat from downtown Knoxville to either the Gulf of Mexico or the Great Lakes.

A photo of Dolly Parton who played in Knoxville, Tennessee
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Musical legends Roy Acuff, Dolly Parton and The Everly Brothers all played early in their careers at several Knoxville sites featured in Ken Burns’ “Country Music” documentary.

An archive photo of Oak Ridge National Laboratory near Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville’s neighboring city, Oak Ridge, is home to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which provided instrumental research to allied efforts during World War II.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, located about an hour from Knoxville, Tennessee
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Nearby Experiences

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Greek Fest

September

Holiday lights illuminating Knoxville, Tennessee
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Bruce McCamish Photography

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Christmas in the City

November - December

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Holidays on Ice

November - January

Performers at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee
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Brock Caldwell

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Big Ears Festival

March

Parade during Knox Pridefest in Knoxville, Tennessee
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Alan Sims Photography

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Knox Pridefest

June

Competitors in USA Cycling Pro Road National Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee
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Bruce McCamish Photography