About Downtown Knoxville
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains is Knoxville Tennessee. The Downtown District of Knoxville Tennessee offers a little bit of everything. Not only is it a vibrant city center of business during the week, it also serves as one of the city's most heavily historically preserved areas. With the Old City and other historical areas located within or close to the Downtown district. Downtown Knoxville Tennessee offers some of the best hotels around. The Crown Plaza Hotel, Hilton, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Select, and the Marriott are all top rated hotels. Most of the hotels are located close to the sports stadiums of Neyland Stadium and the Thompson Boling Arena. Perfect for catching the UT Football games are the Vols and Lady Vols basketball. There are over thirty places to eat, drink and shop within the Downtown District. Outdoor shops and venues provide a pleasant distraction between your site seeing. Go between the Knoxville Museum of Art, the Star of Knoxville Riverboat, the Blount Mansion, James White Fort and other historical sites. A perfect get away with something for everyone. Fine dining, drinking, and dance is all available late into the night at some of the liveliest nightspots around. There are nearly year round festivals. These festivals include live music, craft fairs, and just about any other enjoyment you can imagine. Join in during the Dogwood's Art Festival, or any number of historical or musical celebrations. Live music, great dining, and an endless amount of entertainment, the Downtown District of Knoxville Tennessee has it all for you.