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Location

Local Time Zone : GMT-5

This hotel is in the city center

Nearby Attractions

Old City
Market Square
University of Tennessee Knoxville Campus
Thompson Boling Arena
Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
Knoxville Convention Center
Tennessee Theatre
Knoxville Museum of Art
Zoo Knoxville
Worlds Fair Park
Volunteer Landing and Knoxville Riverboat Company
East Tennessee Historical Society
Blount Mansion
James White Fort
Neyland Stadium
Bijou Theatre

Nearby Convention Center

Knoxville Convention Center

Local

Wee Course at Williams Creek : 1.5 MI/ 2.41 KM East

Outdoor Tennis: 3 MI/ 4.83 KM

Must See

Make your way to the Knoxville Zoo, home to over 800 animals from all over the world, and then head to Market Square where you can browse the shops and grab a bite to eat. If you're visiting on a Wednesday or Saturday, visit the Farmer's Market. These are just some of the fun things to do near Crowne Plaza Knoxville Downtown University.

Must Do

There are countless things to do in Knoxville. Head over to Gay Street, famous for being the city's first paved road and home to the Knoxville Theatre District. Explore a wide array of museums, galleries, parks, and shops before heading to a rooftop bar to grab a drink and appetizers with friends. In the evening, make sure to catch a Broadway show or concert at the famous Tennessee Theatre.

What's New

Sports fans should catch a football game at the University of Tennessee and cheer on the home team at Neyland Stadium. Art enthusiasts can visit the Knoxville Museum of Art and explore exhibits featuring historical and contemporary pieces from the East Tennessee region. Later, check out the vibrant Historic Old City, which is filled with art galleries, shops, coffee houses, and breweries.

Don't Go Home Without

Travel back in time when you visit the Museum of East Tennessee History. Explore the museum's signature exhibit, Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee, which explores three centuries of life in the East Tennessee region. Visitors will observe original artifacts and hear first-person accounts of what life was like throughout the years.

Tips

If you want to stay active during your visit to Knoxville, make sure to visit Knoxville's Urban Wilderness. Featuring over 50 miles of trails, pristine lakes, quarries, and historic sites dating back to the Civil War era, there are countless opportunities to go hiking, biking, swimming, and paddling. Those feeling a bit more adventurous can even go zip-lining or rock climbing.

Sports Venue

Neyland Stadium - Football

Distance to hotel: 0.75 MI/ 1.21 KM South West

Thompson - Boling Arena

Distance to hotel: 1 MI/ 1.61 KM South West

Knoxville Civic Coliseum - Hockey

Distance to hotel: 1 MI/ 1.61 KM South East

Smokies Baseball Stadium

Distance to hotel: 19 MI/ 30.58 KM East

Movie Theater

Regal Cinemas Riviera

Distance to hotel: 0.6 MI/ 0.97 KM South West

Theme Park

Dollywood

Distance to hotel: 40 MI/ 64.37 KM East

Museum or Gallery

Distance to hotel: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM West

Fair Grounds

Chilhowee Park & Fairgrounds

Distance to hotel: 5 MI/ 8.05 KM East

College or University

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Distance to hotel: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM South West

Zoo or Aquarium

Zoo Knoxville

Distance to hotel: 5 MI/ 8.05 KM East

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Distance to hotel: 30 MI/ 48.28 KM South

Golf Course

Wee Course at Williams Creek

Distance to hotel: 1.5 MI/ 2.41 KM East

Park

Tyson Park

Distance to hotel: 2 MI/ 3.22 KM West

Library

Lawson McGhee

Distance to hotel: 0.7 MI/ 1.13 KM South West

Church

Church Street United Methodist

Distance to hotel: 0.7 MI/ 1.13 KM South West

Calhoun's On the River

Serves: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Location: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM South

Phone: 1-895-6733355

Located on the banks of the Tennessee River, Calhouns offers Tennessee Bar B Que ribs, chicken, and pulled pork. They also have steaks and special hand crafted beers.

Chesapeake's Seafood

Serves: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Location: 0.05 MI/ 0.08 KM South West

Phone: 1-865-6733433

Chesapeakes has great fresh seafood flown in daily. Live Maine Lobsters as well.

Tupelo Honey Cafe

Serves: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Location: 0.02 MI/ 0.03 KM South

Phone: 1-865-5220004

Southern style food is different using as many locally produced products as possible. Lots of items made from scratch.

Cafe 4

Serves: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Location: 0.02 MI/ 0.03 KM South

Phone: 1-865-5444144

Knoxvilles urban retreat. Southern comfort food with a twist.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

Serves: Dinner, Dessert

Location: 1 MI/ 1.61 KM South East

Phone: 1-865-5464696

Premier Steakhouse and Fine Wines.