Sunday, January 17, 2010

Winter Activities in and Around Knoxville, TN

Between the cold, snow and rain it's been hard to be a kid. If  yours are saying "I'm bored" it may be time to try something new. Here are a few winter activities that are in and around Knoxville, Tennessee. Most of these take place  indoors but there are a few outdoor activities as well. Click the activity name for more information.


Winter activities in and around Knoxville, TN Idea #1
Visit the a library.
Libraries aren't just for books anymore. At some locations you can learn a new craft, brush up on your computer skills, take the kids to a storytime, watch a movie, learn chess and of course you can still check out books and videos.



Winter activities in and around Knoxville, TN Idea #2
Do the zoo.
Pick out a warm day and visit the zoo. It's half price admission and a great family outing.


Winter activities in and around Knoxville, TN #3
Take a short drive to Gatlinburg. All slopes are open. This has been the best time in years to go skiing or snowboarding.

Winter activities in and around Knoxville, TN #4
Admission is free and the building is warm. Check the link above for hours.


Winter activities in and around Knoxville, TN #5
Pick up a new hobby.
Many of our local craft stores offer classes. Check with each store for details.

Got more ideas? Leave suggestions for others in the comment field below.



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