Rhythm N’ Blooms Ale Trail A hidden gem. A secret you can’t wait to share. A rare find in the record store. A new trail in the woods. That’s Knoxville. With its convenient location at the intersection of I-75 and I-40, Knoxville is an easy road trip destination, and its unexpected mix of sophisticated culture, outdoor adventure and acclaimed cuisine offers an array of unforgettable experiences. Groove to live music on the streets, in the square and on the stages of venues like the historic Tennessee Theatre. Live Blue Plate Special concerts are free every Monday through Saturday at the WDVX-FM radio studios inside the Knoxville Visitors Center. Year round, the city hosts a number of diverse cultural festivals including Rhythm N’ Blooms, Dogwood Arts, International Biscuit Festival, HoLa and Big Ears, a highly acclaimed music festival created by the founder of Bonnaroo. Explore Knoxville’s walkable downtown, offering a welcoming vibe and a variety of unique entertainment, shopping and dining options in and around Market Square. Just minutes from downtown lies Knoxville’s ever-popular Urban Wilderness, a 1,000-acre stretch featuring more than 50 miles of hiking and biking trails. The newest development, Baker Creek Preserve, offers adventures for beginners to extreme mountain bikers—all within city limits. Nowhere else can you so easily transition from hike to hotel or trails to taps. Yes. Now with more than a dozen craft breweries, Knoxville is building a name for itself as one of the best craft beer cities in the Southeast. Hop on a Knox Brew Tour to get a taste of the Knoxville Ale Trail. Or, experience the rising culinary scene, led by a group of talented chefs, including two James Beard award-winners. No matter what you’re craving, from art and adventure to culture and cuisine, Knoxville is serving it up daily in ways that will both surprise and satisfy. Downtown Knoxville Devil’s Racetrack at Baker Creek Preserve Big Ears at the Tennessee Theatre BIG CITY LITTLE ATTITUDE Visit the big town that treats everyone like a local. Discover a sophisticated mix of culture and cuisine served up with genuine Southern hospitality. Knoxville will surprise you. vacation.VisitKnoxville.com 855.618.8682
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