About Knoxville


Let's have a look around into background of Knoxville
  • County: Knox
  • State: Tennessee
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 35.964668
  • Longitude: -83.926453
  • Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Knoxville

  • Climate: Warm and Temperate Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to December

Location

Knoxville is a city in the US state of Tennessee. Knoxville has a total population of 186,239 (2016 Census).

Distance from Knoxville center to Airport

McGhee Tyson Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic passengers.

Driving Distance: 14 miles / 23 km

Driving Time: 18 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: McGhee Tyson Airport
  • Rail: Norfolk Southern and CSX
  • Road: Bus: Knoxville Area Transit

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Oak Ridge,
  • Clinton,
  • Asheville

Emergency Contact Numbers in Knoxville city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 635 5768 (Norfolk Southern)
  • Airport: +1 865 342 3000 (McGhee Tyson Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 865 305 9000 (University of Tennessee Medical Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Knoxville

  • Greekfest
  • Asian Festival
  • Bacon Fest

Tourist Attractions

  • Zoo Knoxville
  • Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Sunsphere

Theatre & Concerts

  • Clarence Brown Theatre
  • Tennessee Theatre
  • Bijou Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Knoxville

  • Connors Steak & Seafood
  • Nick’s & J’s Cafe
  • Stock & Barrel

Top Shopping Centers in Knoxville

  • West Town Mall
  • Knoxville Center
  • Downtown West Shopping Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The Muse Knoxville
  • Art Market Gallery
  • New Harvest Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Monte Cristo – The French Market
  • Pizza – Tomato Head
  • Truffle Fries – Café 4

Sports Club

  • Knoxville Force – Soccer
  • Knoxville Ice Bears – Ice Hockey
  • Tennesse Smokies - Baseball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.85
  • Taxi: $ 2 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1136
  • Cheap meal: $ 12
  • Gasoline: $ 0.54 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 45

Information about Kampala

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Kira Town,
  • Bombo,
  • Mpigi

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Entebbe International Airport
  • Rail: Uganda Railway
  • Road: Bus Rapid Transit

Airport

Entebbe International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 25 miles / 40 km

Driving Time: 60 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Swahili

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 2000 – 3000 USh
  • Housekeeper: 2000 – 3000 USh
  • Concierge: 2000 – 3000 USh

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 2000 – 3000 USh
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