Retired in Knoxville? Check Out These 8 Places


Congratulations! Now that you’re retired, you finally have the time to enjoy more of what the Knoxville community has to offer. Make sure you add these 8 places to your list of things to do this spring.

The Star of Knoxville River Boat – You don’t have to leave Knoxville to enjoy a cruise. Relax with a drink and take in the breathtaking beauty of the Tennessee River on the Star of Knoxville. Check out the cruise schedule on their website.

Knoxville Chocolate Company – The Knoxville Chocolate Company has been serving locally made chocolate treats since their establishment in 1955. Craving an afternoon treat or need a fun place to take the grandkids? Stop by the Knoxville Chocolate Company for some delicious chocolate.

James White Fort – Ever wonder why so many streets and locations in Knoxville are named after James White? James White was American pioneer and solider who discovered the land that would one day become our home of Knoxville, Tennessee. Learn more about the birthplace of our beloved city at James White Fort.

Disc Golf at Morningside Park – Enjoy this beautiful spring weather outside with a round of disc golf. The 18-hole course is fun for the whole family.

Knoxville Food Tours – Tired of eating at the same places around town all the time? Knoxville Food Tours specialize in touring the best hidden and iconic restaurants, all while learning about the history of the Knoxville area. Find your new favorite local spot with Knoxville Food Tours.

Knoxville Museum of Art – Plan to spend a day at the Knoxville Museum to take in the incredible art from local Knoxville artists. Open Tuesday – Sunday every week.

Sunsphere – You know this famous Knoxville landmark that you’ve driven by for years. Did you know the Sunsphere offers free admission to the Observation Deck every day? Next time you have guests in town, take them to the Sunsphere for views of the Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River that they will never forget!

Make sure to let us know your thoughts when you visit any of these Knoxville hot spots! Comment below or post on our Facebook to share your experience.

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