The 2019 Knoxville Weekend Spring Staycation

From hole-in-the-wall restaurants and furry friends to compelling history and classic Southern staples, East Tennessee is full of fun and adventure to plan your perfect Knoxville Weekend Staycation!

Alpacas, Cuban sandwiches and museums - oh my! Join our host, Jac B, as we take a staycation in our own backyard! Hop in the car as we explore everything fun to eat, see and do in East Tennessee!

Knoxville French Fry Challenge

Bring on the french fries!!! Try them dressed in ranch & bacon, pizza or duck fat! Do you have what it takes to complete our Knoxville fry challenge?

Pizza Fries at Abridged Beer Co.

Duck Confit Fries at Stock & Barrel

The CBT Fries at Maple Hall

Watch the Challenge Here!

Making A Real Cuban

Join us in the kitchen as we roll up our sleeves to make a Cuban sandwich at Halls Deli and Cuban Cafe! The pork is a family recipe roasted for hours to make the perfect meal!

Jump to the Full Video Here!

Baking Traditional Southern Biscuits

What’s the secret to the perfect southern biscuit? A whole lot of butter and love!! Try the recipe out with us at Lambert’s Southern Pies & Bake Shop.

Start Baking Here!

Selfies With Alpacas

We love alpacas and so will you after a trip to the Alpaca Picnic Farm! Feed these furry guys kibble, take a selfie or just take in the view of the mountains!

Watch our Alpaca Picnic Here!

Tellico Grains

Try breads, pizzas and treats from a brick oven constructed inside a historic bank! Tellico Grains Bakery is a great spot to stop in Monroe Country.

Check out the Full Video Here!

Unraveling The History At Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

Sequoyah – the creator of the Cherokee writing system! Learn about his role in developing our rich East Tennessee history at his birthplace museum in Monroe County!

Watch the Full Video Here!

Take A Tour Of The Cades Cove Museum

Before you head into Cades Cove for the weekend, take a step back in time and learn more about the people who’s lives shaped this beautiful place.

Start Your Tour Here!

A Walk In The Fountain City Park

Once considered a paradise of greenery between Sharps Ridge and Black Oak Ridge, it remains a beautiful place to walk, play, or entertain in the heart of Fountain City.

Plan your history walk with Jack Neely and the Knoxville History Project today! Click here for times, dates, and locations!

Take a Walk with Jack Here!

Having a great vacation doesn't have to be expensive or far away! What would you do on your perfection spring staycation? Share your ideas with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest!