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Zoo Knoxville, Knoxville

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A city zoo with 800 residents, Zoo Knoxville features Knoxville's wild side. Feed the tallest species on earth at the Family Giraffe Encounter. Other highlights include the Komodo dragon sunning himself on the rocks, and endangered species such as the African elephant and snow leopard. The urban zoo can be toured quickly and makes a refreshing stopping point on a larger tour of the city. By using our Knoxville day trip website , you can arrange your visit to Zoo Knoxville and other attractions in Knoxville.
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  • Every year I help w covenant kids run kick off at the zoo. Every year there is a new exhibit and even tho my kids are old now I so enjoy walking around the zoo. I hear that folks from out of town are ...  more »
  • We went on a whim. It was snowy, about 40 degrees and completely worth it. We might have seen 10 other people our entire time there. Most of the animals were inside but the viewing areas were great. T...  more »
  • We have a membership to the Memphis zoo which is consistently in the top ten best zoos, receiving #1 in 2008 so I'm a bit spoiled. The Knoxville zoo was decent but paled in comparison. I know it's "of...  more »

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Where to stay in Knoxville

A high concentration of popular hotel chains are grouped downtown. These are all located within walking distance of the city's major attractions. A handful of quirky hostels offer economy lodging with character, as do the bed and breakfasts located in the Old City. The city's website provides a comprehensive list of all the city's lodging options, along with their locations and contact information.
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