Things To Do

Things To Do

Historic Jackson Square/Greenwich Village add to itinerary

Jackson Square lies at the center of the historic district that was once the original Townsite of Oak Ridge. During the war, this facility was open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Now, it features unique shopping, dining and historic displays.

International Friendship Bell add to itinerary

The first monument between a U.S. Manhattan Project city and Japan, the bell serves as an expression of hope for everlasting peace.

Jay's Striper Guide Service add to itinerary

Capt’n Jay Girardot, owner and operator of Jay’s Striper Guide Service, specializes in live bait striper fishing in East Tennessee. Jay has fished East Tennessee lakes and rivers for over 12 years and has built a reputation as the leading guide in the area.

The primary lakes t...

K-25 Interpretive Center add to itinerary

View the historic former Manhattan Project facility in this overlook that features pictures, historic displays, and a video.  

Visitors can also visit the K-25 Virtual Museum. The virtual museum tells the story of the K-25 facil...

Lenoir Historical Complex at Norris Dam State Park add to itinerary

The Lenoir Museum contains artifacts from Early Americana which were collected for over 60 years by Will G. Lenoir and his wife Helen and donated by the Lenoirs to the State of Tennessee. The Lenoirs strongly desired that the rapidly, changing times not wipe out an appreciation of the hard ...

Life Development Center add to itinerary

The Life Development Center has a challenging but safe ropes course and the staff can provide other exciting adventures such as rock climbing, backpacking, white water rafting and caving. The center is also available for camping, family reunions, team building retreats, company picnics, bir...

Little Ponderosa Zoo add to itinerary

The Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue features a large variety of animals. From the jungle to the barnyard, they've got just about everything plus a few surprises! They're adding new animals to the zoo all the time, so visit often! They offer a wonderful Kids-Safe Petting Zoo along with their...

Museum of Appalachia add to itinerary

The Museum of Appalachia tells the story of our pioneer forebears, in their own words and through the artifacts they left behind. Built over a span of 40 years, this authentic replica of mountain life includes historic log buildings, display halls filled with authentic artifacts, and garden...

New Hope Visitors Center at Y-12 add to itinerary

Located at Y-12, one of the original Manhattan Project facilities, this center houses historic displays and videos about Y-12.

Meeting space is available - 416 seated and 500 plus standing.

Norris Dam State Park add to itinerary

The park occupies more than 4,000 acres on the shores of Norris Lake and surrounds Norris Dam. There are six different trail systems that are located on both sides of the dam. Along the trails you will come across caves, scenic valleys, sparkling streams and wildflowers. The ...