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Play: Road cycling in the Townsend area, ride up to the Y and then over to Cades Cove and back. Day hike house mountain in East Knox County. Whitewater Kayaking/Rafting in all directions < 2 hours (Ocoee, Hiawasee, Nolichucky, French Broad, Watauga, Nantahala to name a few). Wind Rock is nearby as well, this is a Mountain Bike place. To extend on the Haw Ridge statement, Haw Ridge is a great place to kill a few hours on a mtn bike, there is more then just the screamer.
Posted by: Jamie Dahl
29/09/2009 02:10 PM

EATS: Just down the square from Preservation Pub is "the Tomato Head" and next to that is "Cafe 4" both offer good food, Tomato head is kind of a hippy place, Cafe 4 is a bit more upscale, just depends on your tastes. On the Cumberland Ave/UT campus strip is "The Mellow Mushroom" (a chain based in Atlanta). ~ 30 beers on tap, (I call it the Baskin Robbins of beers). Also they have some great Pizzas and sandwiches. Avoid Cumberland though during college football season on Saturdays.
Posted by: Jamie Dahl
29/09/2009 01:52 PM