Staying in Robbinsville? Check Out Knoxville, TN Attractions

Vacationers can find several exciting Knoxville, TN attractions, not far from Robbinsville. Robinsville is one of North Carolina's hidden gems in Graham County, close to the Tennessee border. It is home to the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains of the Southern Appalachians, nestled within remote mountains and lovely streams.

Enjoy miles of wilderness and serenity for hiking, whitewater rafting, canoeing and fishing, yet be close enough to take an excursion to scout the Knoxville, TN attractions.

Knoxville Zoological Gardens
350 Knoxville Zoo Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
(865) 637-5331

The Knoxville Zoological Gardens are about three miles from the heart of the city. More than 800 animals and numerous exhibits will spark your interest for hours. Drive over from your nearby Robbinsville Inn. This beautifully designed and attractive zoo is well worth the visit, and is a good choice of places to see among the Knoxville, TN attractions. Children love the carousel. Wear comfortable shoes, because this zoological park is huge.

Frank H. McClung Museum
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-3200
(865) 974-2144
www.mcclungmuseum.utk.edu

This UT Knoxville Campus museum offers spectacular permanent and changing exhibits for all ages to enjoy. Learn about prehistoric times through life today. Stop when you enter to pick up a free parking permit ticket. Leaving earlier in the morning from your Robbinsville Bed and Breakfast will give you the best selection for parking.

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
700 Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37915
(865) 633-9000

Basketball enthusiasts will love to browse the approximate 30-minute display of self-guided and push-button interactive exhibits and memorabilia. The younger athletes and parents can even practice their basketball skills in the lower section of the building.

Historic Tennesse Theater
604 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 684-1200
www.tennesseetheatre.com

Visitors are delighted with the variety of musical entertainment and world-class live performances at this beautiful theater, like broadway shows, symphony orchestras and opera. Enjoy the comfort of the soft seats and open feeling of the beautifully-restored hall. The amazing acoustics of this stunning theater will never be forgotten.

Tennesse Riverboat Company
300 Neyland Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902-2415
(865) 525-7827
www.tnriverboat.com

Relax as you take in the scenic river views from the deck of the cruise boat. These cruises accommodate both small and larger groups, with the option of dinner cruises. A gorgeous tulip cruise is usually offered at the beginning of April with displays of more than 20,000 tulips in the Crescent Bend's gardens. A complete buffet lunch is normal with this choice of excursion, including coffee and dessert as you make your way back. If you like prime rib, you will love the All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib Dinner Cruise. This fantastic cruise offers a lovely two-hour excursion with live entertainment for dancing. With fine entertainment and a paddleboat option to cruise down the Tennessee River, these riverboat lunch, dinner or sightseeing excursions will not disappoint you.