Things To Do

Things To Do

A.K. Bissell Park add to itinerary

A.K. Bissell Park, located in Oak Ridge, has a total of 38 acres and features a paved 1.25 mile loop, picnic shelter and performance paviliion. 

American Museum of Science and Energy add to itinerary

Learn how 75,000 people kept a secret during WWII. Explore the Frontier of Appalachia to the Frontier of the Nuclear Age as you learn about Oak Ridge’s leading-edge technology that continues to earn the U.S. the title of “Super Power. "The Museum’s permanent exhibits include The...

Anderson County Park add to itinerary

Full RV hookups, open March 1st through November 30th, handicap accessible bath houses, children’s playground, boat launch exclusively for campers, public boat launch with parking, designated lake swimming area, group camping area, day use picnic area with two covered pavili...

Appalachia Outdoor Center add to itinerary

The Appalachia Outdoor Center offers bike and kayak rentals, a coffee bar, snacks and cold drinks. Visitors can rent a Mongoose fat tire bike for a scenic bike ride on the trails of Norris Watershed or enjoy a kayak trip down the Clinch River with shuttle service available. 

Appalachian Arts Craft Center add to itinerary

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center has a gallery featuring the work of more than 70 local artists, including pottery, quilts, jewelry, weavings, woodworking, photography, and much more. Artists who sell in the gallery have been juried in to assure high quality in the products sold. There is ...

Big Valley Barn add to itinerary

Big Valley Barn is a family-friendly, music venue featuring live country music every Friday and Saturday evening from&n...

Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area add to itinerary

Situated on a peninsula in the center of beautiful Norris Lake, Chuck Swan Wildlife Management area offers the ultimate outdoor experience. With over 24,000 acres of wilderness and more than 70 miles of trails, outdoor enthusiast can hike, bike, horseback ride, ride off-road vehicles, fish ...

Clinch River Brewing add to itinerary

Enjoy a delicious, creative brew at Clinch River Brewing, the only craft brewery in Anderson County! 

Located in historic Norris, TN, just below Norris Lake and Norris Dam, nestled into the hills of the 2700 acre Norris Watershed and trails, and directly across the street from the Cl...

Coal Creek Miners Museum add to itinerary

The Coal Creek Miners Museum tells the story of the miners that lived, worked and died in Coal Creek, Fraterville and Briceville Tennessee, it also tells about the historically significant events that changed the mining industry. The story starts in the late 1800s when the &...

Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail add to itinerary

Many of the miners who survived the Coal Creek War died in mine disasters at the Fraterville Mine in 1902 and the Cross Mountain Mine in 1911. These disasters, which killed 300 men and boys in Coal Creek, helped raise public awarenss of the dangers of mining.

Relive coal mining history an...