Fun Things to do in Oak Ridge, TN

Born in war and rich in natural beauty, discover all the fun things to do in Oak Ridge, TN.  Oak Ridge is the “Secret City” with a  big story to tell, WWII history, the Manhattan Project and more. From the peaceful waterfront to the innovative achievements, there is always more to explore in Oak Ridge.  

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Attractions and Recreation in Oak Ridge, TN

Main Street Oak Ridge 

Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Oak Ridge Art Center 

The Oak Ridge Playhouse

University of Tennessee Arboretum  

Golf Courses and Sports

Golf Courses and Sports in Oak Ridge, TN

Centennial Golf Course


American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, TN

American Museum of Science & Energy

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge 


Recreation and Rowing in Oak Ridge, TN

AK Bissell Park 

Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail 

Haw Ridge Park 

Oak Ridge Greenways  

Windrock ATV Park 


Fine Dining in Oak Ridge, TN

Archer's BBQ

Big Ed's Pizza

Browns Boneyard BBQ

Burchfield's Restaurant

Calhoun's Oak Ridge

Conner's Steak and Seafood

Dean's Restaurant & Bakery

Don Gallo Grill

El Cantarito

Hacienda Degollado

Gallo Loco

Jefferson Fountain

Nick & J's Cafe

Shoney's Family Restaurant  

The Brown Bag

The Other One

The Soup Kitchen


Shopping at Atomic Fibers in Oak Ridge, TN

Allee Antiques 

David's Antiques 

Larry's Antiques

Sienknechts Antiques 

Atomic Fibers

Historic Jackson Square

Jackson Square, LLC

Locally Grown Gallery

The Shops at Dragonfly Village

Unique Gifts and Souvenirs

Getting to Oak Ridge

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About 25 miles west of Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Tennessee is conveniently located near I-75 and I-40. Whether you’re in East  Tennessee for a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or  Dollywood, it’s easy to plan a visit to Oak Ridge as well.  

Oak Ridge Convention & Visitors Bureau

1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike Oak Ridge, TN 37830 US

(865) 482-7821


Mon - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: By appointment
Sunday: Closed