Fall Break Fun: Staycation Tips And Day Trips!

Fall Break Fun: Staycation Tips And Day Trips!

Around town:  Sometimes day-to-day life can get in the way of really experiencing the city where you live. View Knoxville through a tourist’s eyes with these fun activities!

* Knox County library offers the Read City Explorer Pass to get free or discounted tickets to local attractions. Penny4Arts also offers discounts on arts and culture experiences. Options include Zoo Knoxville, The Muse, and more!

* While you’re thinking about the library, check out their calendar of events and see all the wonderful programs! From story time to crafts to LEGO club to all the books, there’s something for everyone at the library!

Knoxville Museum of Art has gorgeous art, a kids’ play area, and is in close proximity to World’s Fair Park and Fort Kid.

* Go for a walk at the UT Botanical Gardens.

* Downtown Knoxville offers a kid-friendly day to spend a lovely day downtown.

Day trips:  Itching to actually get out of town? Try these day experiences!

* Sevier County: Be a local tourist and take in a show, visit a museum, or spend the day at Dollywood.

* Chattanooga: The aquarium, zoo, downtown, and public art installations make for a full day!

* Spend the day in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Pack a picnic and take in the beautiful fall foliage!

* Campbell County: Explore Cove Lake Park, eat at the local restaurants, and visit McCloud Mountain for stunning views.

* Asheville offers a gorgeous drive full of fall colors, hiking trails, and a bustling city to explore.

* With Native American Heritage Month right around the corner, take a trip to Vonore to the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum to learn about Cherokee history.

* Visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama to spark or stoke the love of all things space in you! I mean…for your kids!

*Information from Knoxvillemom.com

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