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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. Use our Knoxville holiday planner to arrange your visit to Zoo Knoxville and other attractions in Knoxville.
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  • Love Zoo Knoxville. The new Asian Trek is beautiful. I could hang out there for hours. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. I only wish they would bring back the pink lemonade......please!  more »
  • Zoo Knoxville has made many improvements. Our "guide" was my daughter who is a zoo volunteer. We were impressed with her stories about the animals and birds, and found all of the volunteers and staff ...  more »
  • We took our 2 year old grandson here thinking we would all enjoy it. Wrong!!!! Many exhibits were closed (after you followed the directions and walked to them), many animals were no where to be seen a...  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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