Enjoy These 6 Summer Activities in Knoxville

As temperatures rise and your PTO days rack up, you're likely looking for worthwhile summer activities in Knoxville. Though it's important to check with each respective site or event for the most up-to-date information, you're likely to find one or two solid ideas below. Here are a few of our favorite things to do when you're feeling in the mood to explore.  1. Hit the Pool Summer is the perfect time to put on some sunscreen, roll up a towel, and head to the pool. Knoxville has two outdoor … [Read more...]

How to Feel at Home Living in Knoxville, TN

Even if you've lived in the Knoxville area your whole life, sometimes home can feel less "homey." Or, perhaps you're considering a move to Knoxville or one is already in the works. Regardless, we'll provide some advice on how to feel at home living in Knoxville, TN, no matter your situation.  What Do You Want from Your Home or Community? We'll dive into this in further detail in the following sections. However, in order to select the right area of Knoxville to settle into — or even relocate to … [Read more...]

7 Must-Try West Knoxville Restaurants

As any Knoxville local will tell you, the city's restaurant scene boasts a number of culinary gems, where you can get a taste of cuisines from regions far and wide, as well as comforting southern favorites. While your average travel guide or restaurant review might point you toward downtown for the city’s best dining, you can just as easily find great food in West Knoxville. Stretching from West Hills, near the West Town Mall, to Farragut and Turkey Creek, the area is popular with residents who … [Read more...]

The Top Knoxville Attractions to Enjoy this Spring

While spring in Knoxville, Tennessee still features a few chilly mornings, there’s no doubt that warmer days are on the way. Now is a great time to begin planning activities that your whole family – including the dog – can enjoy. Here are a few of our favorite attractions for you to check out on the city’s next sunny day. Ijams Nature Center  You have plenty of local options when it comes to beautiful natural scenery, but none can match the 300 acres of walking and biking trails, and river … [Read more...]

5 Romantic Things to Do in Knoxville, Tennessee

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, but we have tips for romantic things to do in Knoxville that you can enjoy throughout the entire year. No matter what your interests are, you'll find plenty of new ways to fall in love with the city. 1. Downtown Knoxville's First Friday Knoxville is the perfect place for a night out on the town, and no event illustrates that better than First Friday. It’s a cherished tradition that takes place on the first Friday of each month. Couples from all over show up … [Read more...]

9 Things to Do in Knoxville with Kids

It’s tempting to stay inside and indulge in a family movie marathon, but don’t break out the popcorn and footie pajamas just yet. Knoxville is a great city with plenty of opportunities to get out, explore, and learn. And luckily, residents will never struggle to find fun, age-appropriate activities. Here are 9 great things to do in Knoxville with kids to get you started. 1. Story Time at the Public Library Knox County Public Libraries hosts a wide array of free, kid-friendly activities. All … [Read more...]

Things to Do in Knoxville: the Dogwood Arts Festival

If you're looking for fun things to do in Knoxville that the whole family can enjoy, you won't want to miss out on one of the area's most popular annual events - the Dogwood Arts Festival. Happening right now until April 27th, the festival offers something fun for everyone and includes art, live music, food, and more, not to mention beautiful trails and gardens! Art Exhibitions While checking out the art exhibits, you'll have the pleasure of viewing pieces submitted by a wide range of … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Knoxville: CUPCAKES IN THE PARK!

Looking for things to do in Knoxville with the family this weekend?  Like cupcakes?  Then this is for you!  A fun event is taking place at Krutch Park in Downtown Knoxville this Saturday, September 28th.  Cupcakes In The Park is a fundraiser for Helen Ross McNabb Center which supports mental health, addiction, and social services.  Sample five cupcakes for $5.  Cupcakes In The Park starts at 11AM and finishes at 3PM.   Come out and enjoy some cupcakes with the family for a great cause! … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Knoxville: Turkey Creek Shopping Mecca in Farragut, TN

There are plenty of places to shop and eat in Knoxville, but no place has more shops and restaurants packed into a 3 mile stretch than the Turkey Creek Shopping District in Farragut, Tennessee.  I mean when you have a Super Walmart and a Super Target pretty much next door to each other, you know this place is for real.  From high end boutiques to cupcake shops, Turkey Creek has something for all tastes (be it style or food). [cleveryoutube … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Knoxville: Market Square in Downtown Knoxville

VIDEO: Looking for things to do in Knoxville?  Here is something that is always fun and interesting. Be sure to go downtown and visit Market Square.  Whether you are looking for great food, shopping, music, or people watching, Market Square won't disappoint. [cleveryoutube video="http://youtu.be/ImvTM917zxs" vidstyle="1" pic="" afterpic="https://www.homesinknoxvilletn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Video-LOGO1.jpg" width="600" starttime="" endtime="" caption="" showexpander="off" … [Read more...]