World's Fair Park and downtown skyline

World's Fair Park and downtown skyline

The Karns community is located only minutes away from the center of Knoxville, TN. It’s unique location and character give it a small-town feel, while also giving residents the convenience of living in a relatively large city. There are hundreds of restaurants, retail stores, and family friendly attractions within a short drive of Southeast.

Local Attractions

  • Knox County Library, Karns Branch
  • Knox County Municipal Golf Course
  • Karns Community Park
  • Knox County Sports Park
  • Tennessee Rugby Park
  • Haw Ridge Park (hiking; biking; fishing)

Greater Knoxville Area

The Knoxville area is full of shops, retail stores, restaurants, family attractions, parks, museums, historical sites—you name it, we probably have it nearby. Below are listed some of the basic “must know” For lots of information about Knoxville area attractions, to go http://www.visitknoxville.com/

Nearby Shopping and Dining

The Tennessee Theatre

The Tennessee Theatre

Knoxville Attractions

John Oliver cabin, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

John Oliver cabin, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • World’s Fair Park 
  • Market Square (Shops, restaurants, and special events)
  • Knoxville Zoo
  • “The Muse” (Children’s museum)
  • Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Tennessee Theater (plays, concerts, events)
  • Bijou Theater (concerts, events)
  • University of Tennessee Athletics (Neyland Stadium; Thompson-Boling Arena)

Greater Knoxville Area Attractions

Great locations for day-trips on the weekends

  • Historic Downtowns—Knoxville, Maryville, Clinton, Loudon, Sweetwater (shopping, antiques, restaurants)
  • American Museum of Science and Energy (Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Y-12 National Security Complex)
  • Sevierville/Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg
  • The Lost Sea (Sweetwater, TN)
  • Sweetwater Valley Farm (cheese and farm tour)
  • Mayfield Dairy Farm (Athens, TN)
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park—sight-seeing, historical sites, hiking, camping, biking, fishing
  • Cherohala Skyway—hiking

We’re only hours from…

  • Chattanooga, TN (2)
  • Bristol, TN (2)
  • Asheville, NC (2)
  • Nashville, TN (3)
  • Atlanta, GA (4)
  • Talladega, AL (4)
  • Cincinnati, OH (4)
  • Charleston, SC (6)
  • Indianapolis, IN (6)
  • Savannah, GA (7)
  • Richmond, VA (7)
  • Myrtle Beach, SC (7)
  • St. Louis, MO (7)
  • Historic Williamsburg/Jamestown/Yorktown (8)
  • Washington D.C. (8)
  • Chicago, IL (9)
  • The Outer Banks (9)
  • Hershey, PA (9)
  • Philadelphia, PA (10)
  • Disney World (10)
  • New York City (11)