Things To Do

Things To Do

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...

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 ...

Norris Lake add to itinerary

A lake like no other.

Eight hundred miles of Shoreline, 34,000 acres, 22 marinas and resorts, 3 state parks, 2 wildlife management areas, 14 different kinds of fish—These are just a few of the reasons why Norris Lake is the ultimate waterway and the perfect vacati...

Norris Watershed add to itinerary

Experience spectacular views of Norris Lake and its surrounding hills and valleys as you hike, bike ride or horseback over 20 miles of woodland trails that meander through the watershed’s 2,300 acres.

North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area add to itinerary

In the Cumberland Mountains of East Tennessee lies over 150,000acres of wilderness waiting to be explored by outdoor enthusiast. There are 600 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, mountain biking and off-roading. In addition, North Cumberland WMA is home to the only elk herd in the East. Y...

Oak Ridge Art Center add to itinerary

Permanent collection of contemporary international artists as well as featuring rotating exhibits of local and regional artists.

Oak Ridge Civic Ballet add to itinerary

The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association (ORCBA) was organized in 1963 and is the oldest continuously chartered non-profit dance organization in Tennessee. While classical ballet is the primary art form performed at the ORCBA, modern, character, and ethnic dance have also shared the ORCBA stage.

Oak Ridge Civic Center add to itinerary

The Oak Ridge Civic Center, built in 1970, is a 39,2422 square feet building consisting of 2 large meeting rooms, 2 small meeting rooms and a full size gymnasium. The building is situated near the city center in a 41-acre park area. The facility is available for rental for business as well as per...

Oak Ridge Civic Music Association add to itinerary

Established in 1943, visitors can enjoy many performances throughout the year by talented vocational and professional musicians of the Oak Ridge Symphony and Oak Ridge Chorus.

Oak Ridge Community Orchestra add to itinerary

The Community Orchestra showcases the talent of local area performers and composers at as many as six concerts per year.