9 Unique Things to Do in Knoxville for a Memorable December


Knoxville offers a delightful blend of festive lights, history, culture, and outdoor adventure, making it an ideal destination for a memorable December.

One of the most iconic landmarks in Knoxville is the Sunsphere, a 266-foot tall tower that was built for the 1982 World’s Fair.



Another legacy of the 1982 World’s Fair is the world’s largest Rubik’s Cube, which was a gift from the Hungarian government.

World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube


If you love animals, you won’t want to miss Zoo Knoxville, which is one of the most acclaimed zoos in the country.

Zoo Knoxville


For a dose of history, visit the Farragut Museum, dedicated to Admiral David Farragut, the first admiral of the US Navy and a Knoxville native.

Farragut Museum


If you are looking for some unique and creative gifts, you can check out Pretentious Craft Co., a local business that specializes in handcrafted glassware and beer.

Pretentious Craft Co


Knoxville is home to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, honoring achievements of women’s basketball players, coaches, and officials.

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame


One of the most unique and exciting ways to enjoy a football game in Knoxville is to sailgate, which is tailgating on a boat.

Sailgating at the University of Tennessee


If you're looking for a welcoming, delicious place to eat, try Yassin’s Falafel House, voted Nicest Place in America by Reader’s Digest in 2018.

Yassin’s Falafel House


For some outdoor adventure, you can paddle in a quarry, which is a former mining site that has been filled with water and turned into a recreational area.

Paddle in a Quarry


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