Things To Do

Things To Do

Ritz Theater add to itinerary

Opened in 1945, the Ritz was one of the most modern theaters in the South. First-run movies, concerts, gospel singings, receptions and miscellaneous meetings. The Ritz Theater is on the National Register of Historic places.

Secret City Commemorative Walk add to itinerary

A memorial dedicated to the men and women who came at their nation’s call, to a city that was not on any map, to help end the greatest war this world has ever seen.

Songbird Trail on Clinch River add to itinerary

Enjoy walking the wooded two mile loop trail that meanders along the Clinch River from Norris Dam to the Lenoir Museum Complex and Norris Watershed. There are several access points for rafting, canoe or fishing the clinch river. Trail maps available at Welcome Center.

Southern Settlement Trail add to itinerary

The Cumberland Gap is a narrow pass through the long ridge of the Cumberland Mountains, within the Appalachian Mountains, near the junction of the U.S. states of Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. It was the first gateway to the west.  Many buffalo, the Native Americans, the longhu...

The John Hendrix Memorial Prayer Walk add to itinerary

The John Hendrix Memorial Prayer Walk is an easy half-mile historic nature trail which tells the story of John Hendrix. John Hendrix was just an ordinary farmer until he became known for having had visions about the future around the year 1900. Those visions later found their fulfillment in the g...

Tinseltown Theater add to itinerary

Enjoy a night out at the movies and watch the latest blockbuster at Oak Ridge’s premier 14 screen, stadium seating theater.

University of Tennessee Forest and Arboretum add to itinerary

The arboretum has interpretive nature trails and ecological points of interest among its 250 acres featuring 2,500 plant specimens, which represent 800 species of trees, shrubs and flowering plants threaded by four nature trails.

Up the Creek Canoe Rentals add to itinerary

Canoe rentals, gear rental and transportation service make it easy to get out and experience the beauty of Tennessee! 

Up the Creek offers canoes, life jackets, paddles, and canoe cushions - everything you need to have an unforgettable time. 

Wheat Community Burial Ground add to itinerary

Believed to be part of the Gallaher-Stone Plantation, this 1850s slave cemetery has more than 90 unmarked graves. Includes a beautiful monument in memory of those held in bondage.

Windrock Park add to itinerary

Windrock Park is the largest privately-owned off-road recreation area in the country with over 72,000 acres that include off-highway vehicle trails, hiking and mountain biking trails, a campground, and various types of events throughout the year! Trails are open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Yo...