- No breakfast
- Average lunch price $12/adults, $5/kids
- Average dinner price $15/adults, $5/kids
This farm-to-table gem is popular with the locals. Everything served at this restaurant is made from scratch daily, even the bread! Here you can order all your American favorites including wings, burgers, salads, sandwiches, beer, wine, cocktails, and more! Many menu items are given a distinctive southern twist including the pimento burger and blackberry sweet tea. As one might expect, the beer cheese fondue with pretzel dippers is hands down the fan favorite menu item. YUM!
In this Breakout Escape Room experience, your family will be locked in a room and will have to uncover hidden clues to find your way out. You can choose from different themed rooms that are changed periodically. Team building experiences are also available.
This kid-friendly festival features storytelling, arts, crafts, music, science exploration, food and more!
FREE outdoor splash pad in Knoxville.
- Average breakfast price $4.75
- Average sandwich/sub price $7/adults, $3/kids
A favorite for both breakfast and lunch, guests rave about the pancakes, which are thankfully served all day! Head on over to their Facebook page, linked below, to read all of the numerous reviews citing them as, “the best pancakes I’ve ever had.” Now that’s a good pancake!
If you hate pancakes (what?!), the cafe also serves a variety of other American breakfast foods, as well as soups, salads, and yummy baked goods. This small locally owned restaurant also offers really affordable prices.
This FREE event at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture features activities, craft, tours and more! All kids will have the opportunity to work with clay and bring home their own work of art.
This park features separate sections for small and large dogs, doggy water fountains and waste stations. The park is located along the Charter Doyle Greenway trail.
This popular attraction near Chattanooga oozes nostalgic fall fun. It boasts a farm store, gift shop, pie shop, and cafe, which features a wide variety of southern favorites. Their apple-themed treats, including apple dumplings, fried pies, and apple cider donuts really seem to draw a crowd. Yum!
This museum features historical artifacts detailing the rich history of Blount County.
This amazing dog park features a large swim lake. Yes, a swim lake! The lake also includes a jump dock for all of those aspiring dock divers, who need to practice. Of course this fancy schmancy park also includes separate locations for small and large dogs, a doggy water fountain, waste stations, and a restroom for humans.
UT’s Garden Discovery Camp is a fun hands-on nature experience for kids ages 4 – 13. There are single day sessions and week-long day camp sessions available, each with a different theme. Themes include Birds in the Garden, Fantastic Beasts, Edible Garden, Garden Science, Fairy Gardens and more!
For kids, Knox County Parks and Rec offers a variety of hands-on educational classes for both kids and adults. The department also offers a variety of sports leagues including, football, soccer, basketball, and baseball. Parks and Rec also offers summer camps and maintains local playgrounds, which offer pavilion rentals for birthday parties.
- No breakfast
- Average lunch/dinner price $11/adults, $5/kids
This Pigeon Forge restaurant is a favorite among locals for it’s delicious food and affordable prices. The menu consists of appetizers, burgers, wings, and a variety of other hot sandwiches/wraps. They also offer a large selection of beer on tap.
- No breakfast
- Average lunch/dinner price $12/adults, $5/kids
Located in the Old Mill area, this southern homestead turned restaurant has all the charm you’ve been dreaming of for your country vacation. While here you will dine on handcrafted stoneware, hence the sweet little name. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner including steaks, grilled salmon, fresh local trout, Southern comfort foods, and American favorites. You can also enjoy a variety of scrumptious baked goods and desserts including piping hot bread, made from fresh flour milled on-site.
Proceeds from this event go towards supporting the Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, especially the programs for school children.
Each 1/2 day summer camp spans over 4 days, with a goal of teaching campers proper etiquette and social skills.
Average dinner/lunch prices $11/general food, $21/pizza
This locally owned East Tennessee chain is another local favorite. With a family sports bar atmosphere this tasty restaurant serves up all of your American favorites including burgers, wings, gourmet salads, and delicious pizza! As a brewery, they also have a variety of signature brews on tap, and spirits!
Play games and win prizes!
This educational staple of the Smoky Mountains National Park hosts a variety of educational programs for kids and adults all throughout the year. Throughout the summer the facility offers a variety of overnight summer camp opportunities for kids from age 9-17. For kids ages 4-9, Tremont even hosts a parent-and-me overnight experience!
This adventure packed overnight camp offers 1, 2, 3, and 4 week options. Activities include hiking, caving, rappelling, rock climbing, challenge courses, rafting, tubing, horseback riding, canoe trips, backpacking expeditions and more! Programs are available for kids from age 10-18.
This farm offers a HUGE amount of entertainment in once place. Activities include a pumpkin patch, hayride, corn maze, pig races, playground, a large variety of yard games, sandbox, zip lines and more!
This museum features a variety of hands-on exhibits that detail the history of The Great Smoky Mountains, dating back to early Cherokee settlers. There are also a variety of historical buildings on site, educational programs, and concerts throughout the year.