Hidden Treasures
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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Bleak House
Bleak House

(865) 522-2371

3148 Kingston Park
Knoxville, TN 37919   Directions

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Bleak House is one of Knoxville's largest antiques. This impressive mansion is where General James Longstreet once lived. The antebellum mansion features fifteen rooms and wide halls and are filled with various pieces of antique and vintage furniture, photos, and other items that date back to the 1800s.

Earth to Old City
Earth to Old City

(865) 522-8270

22 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902   Directions

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Sometimes you realize you have to get a gift for someone and you have no time to find one, let alone wrap it and make it look like you actually put some thought into it. That's where Earth to Old City comes to your rescue. They make gift-buying easy as they offer a free year-round gift wrapping service. But the gift that will eventually get wrapped is impressive, too, as the store features spectacular photographic art that can be custom framed on-site, as well. There's also a great selection of one-of-a-kind gift items that includes jewelry, books, toys, posters and items for the home and garden.

Knoxville Chocolate Company
Knoxville Chocolate Company

(865) 394-6349

29 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902   Directions

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Your sweet tooth hasn't been satisfied in a while, so you're looking for a tasty solution. Find it at the South's Finest Chocolate Factory. Once you venture inside this alluring shop, you may find it quite difficult to leave. The Factory features a huge assortment of chocolate as well as items fashioned from chocolate. Novelty and seasonal items are available as well, as if you needed an excuse to return regularly.

Mast General Store
Mast General Store

(865) 546-1336

402 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902   Directions

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You'll feel like you've traveled back in time when you step into the Mast General Store. Modeled after the general stores from a bygone era, you'll find everything from barrels of candy to vintage houseware items and camping supplies including outdoor gear. You'll even see a big selection of custom-fit footwear, among many other unusual yet functional items. This store truly does have a little something for everyone.

Old Gray Cemetery
Old Gray Cemetery

(865) 522-1424

543 N Broadway
Knoxville, TN 17917   Directions

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The Old Gray Cemetery proves to be no ordinary resting place. It is over 150 years old and dates back to the Victorian era. Even though it is a fascinating example of cemetery planning and design, the 13 acres of beauty and history that dates back to 1850 prove to be the perfect backdrop for a serene walk along the footpath that leads you past the final resting places of some of the city's most prominent residents.

Sunsphere
Sunsphere

(865) 215-8161

810 Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37902   Directions

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The fact that the 1982 World's Fair was held in Knoxville still echoes in this Tennessee city. One of the most obvious reminders of that momentous event is the fact that the Sunsphere was built to complement the event and it still stands today as a great way for tourists to get a bird's eye view of the city.

Visit the various levels and enjoy views of downtown, the University of Tennessee and the mountains in the distance. It's a truly breathtaking experience.

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