University of Tennessee
Discover the best shopping in Knoxville, Tennessee at Market Square where you can find crafts made by local artisans and discover unique Tennessee souvenirs and gifts. Browse some of the city's best shops, boutiques, and retailers moments away from Crowne Plaza Knoxville.
Knoxville Museum of Art
The Sunsphere and World's Fair Park
Built for the 1982 World's Fair, the Sunsphere is a one-of-a-kind structure that serves as the icon of Knoxville's skyline. The 4th Floor Observation Deck operated by Visit Knoxville offers a breathtaking 360-degree view stretching from downtown to the Great Smoky Mountains including the Tennessee River and the University of Tennessee campus. A historic timeline, gallery, memorabilia and gift shop await you. For Sunsphere tickets head to
East Tennessee Historical Society
Historic Old City
Explore this vibrant, historic thoroughfare that runs through downtown, where you can find shops, rooftop bars, museums, galleries, historic theatres and architecture, and some of the city's best restaurants and cafes.