Luxbury Inn & Suites is conveniently located in the heart of Maryville in Blount County, within the Tennessee Valley Corridor. The Luxbury Inn is within an easy ten (10) minute drive of the Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), just twenty-five minutes from downtown Knoxville or West Knoxville and only twenty minutes from Townsend and the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Maryville Area Information
In 1999, A&E Network's weekly television series A&E Top 10 declared Maryville a city that "has it all." "Your Money" magazine listed Maryville in its 1999 ranking of the top 12 places in the nation to retire, and the National Strategy Group named it one of "America's Select Cities." Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or the perfect place to live, we are confident you will agree that Maryville is, indeed, a special place!
The Tennessee Valley Corridor, featuring new 450 acre high tech park -- Pellissippi Place on the Oak Ridge Corridor,is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization that is led by a blue-ribbon regional board of directors, and dedicated to promoting the Tennessee Valley Corridor as one of the nation’s premier science and technology centers, and to leveraging the Corridor’s world-class research institutions and technology assets for maximum regional economic development and new job creation.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF MARYVILLE - Fort Craig, which was located on Pistol Creek, was the first settlement in the area which is now the City of Maryville. The fort was built in 1785 to protect settlers from Indian attack. In 1786, the first church was established and constructed of hewn logs.
Captial Theater :
Banquet or performance seating for up to 400 people. Also featuring "The Balcony", a private theater and screen for smaller events for up to 40 people. 127 W. Broadway in Maryville, TN 37801
(865) 980-1966 www.BookTheCapitol.com
Public and Semi-Private golf courses within a fifteen – twenty-five minute drive include Egwani Farms (Rockford), Royal Oaks (Maryville) and Laurel Valley ( Townsend.)
Rockford), Royal Oaks (Maryville) and Laurel Valley ( Townsend.)
The Greenbelt Trail :
This picturesque eight-mile paved trail offers a safe method of travel between the neighborhoods, schools, businesses and retail areas in Maryville and Alcoa. The trail is dotted with benches and historical markers and follows a route around frequent rock outcroppings and across wooden footbridges over Pistol Creek. This trail often winds beside the river and is a great place to walk, jog and ride bikes.
Sam Houston Country Fair:
Luxbury Inn & Suites is the closest hotel to Maryville College and is within a five minute drive. Founded nearly 200 years ago, Maryville College consistently ranks among the 10 best colleges.
Clayton Center for the Arts
The Clayton Center for the Arts boasts three art galleries...two in the Art and Recital Hall and one in the Main Clayton Building. The art galleries will serve as homes for Maryville College student and faculty art as well as regional and national art collections and exhibitions. The galleries will typically be open during normal business hours and during special events.
Located within walking distance to the hotel, this mall offers a great variety of retail shops and restaurants. A liquor store and movie theater are located next door to the mall. www.foothillsmall.com
Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson and the Shed only a 3 minute drive from Luxbury :
Phone : (865) 977-1669 Website: http://www.smokymountainharley.com/
Located at Maryville College, this organization provides group initiatives in climbing, low ropes, canoeing, hiking and a number of other outdoor activities. Mountain Challenge strives to “provide high-quality, safe outdoor experiences designed to change the world for the better, one person at a time.” www.mtnchallenge.com
Icon Sporthorses, LLC:
1201 Disco Loop Rd.
Friendsville, TN 37737
From 1201 Disco Loop Road in Friendsville
Head Southeast on Disco Loop Road toward Unitia Road 3/10 mile and turn left onto Unitia Road for 5/10 mile and then turn right onto S. Farnum Street; Take the first left onto East Main Avenue in 8/10 mile next left is Highway 321/Lamar Alexander Parkway turn left and travel 7.2 miles. Luxbury Inn & Suites is on the left just before you reach
Foothills Mall Drive behindTennessee Bank and McDonalds
Townsend, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge & the Great Smoky Mountains
The Peaceful Side of the Smokies, 18 miles via Hwy 321 S.
The Townsend Visitors Center: (800)525-6834
7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882
Arts & Crafts Demonstrations:
Year-round, Townsend Visitors Center
Visit with water color artists, basket weavers, driftwood artists and other skilled craftspeople. Take home a hand-carved toy, a piece of pottery, or a painting of the Smokies landscape.
Townsend Visitor's Center
(2010 Events & Festivals)
For details see: http://calendar.smokymountains.org/calendar/powSearch.html
or call the Visitors Center at 865-448-6134 or 800-525-6834)
Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center:
The mission of the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center is to preserve, protect and promote the unique history and rich culture of the residents and Native Americans who inhabited the East Tennessee mountain communities that were incorporated into the Great Smoky Mountains Nation Park and its surroundings. The Heritage Center is located on a five acre site along state highway 73 in Townsend and provides a wealth of artifacts & history along with plays and music throughout the year. www.gsmheritagecenter.org The Heritage Center is located on Scenic Hwy 73 in Townsend, between the traffic light & the national park entrance.
Phone 865-448-0044 • E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson & Buell Concert Series in 2010
Doors Open 7pm, Show Starts @ 8pm
Phone: (865) 977-1669
Pigeon Forge is located within a forty-five minute drive, just fifteen miles from Townsend via Wears Valley Road. In addition to a variety of restaurants and retail shops, Pigeon Forge has fantastic outlet shopping (Tanger Outlet is our favorite) and is also the home of Dollywood Theme Park.
Dollywood Theme Park:
A unique Smoky Mountain adventure offering fun for the whole family including amusement park rides, centuries old crafts, music, entertainment and five of the South’s largest festivals. 865.428.9488 www.dollywood.com
This mountain community is located within a one-hour drive from the hotel and is home to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, numerous museums, candy shops, retail outlets, wedding chapels and restaurants.
Downtown Knoxville is located within a thirty minute drive from Maryville and offers numerous restaurants including the Old City Historic District and Market Square offering unique shops and restaurants. Historic Gay Street, offers the beautifully restored Tennessee Theater, the Bijou Theater & Bistro, the new Mast General Store and a new Regal Cinemas movie complex scheduled to open in summer, 2007. Along the river, enjoy the Three Rivers Rambler train ride, trips along the Star of Knoxville Riverboat, the Vol Navy and riverfront dining. The Knoxville Visitors Center located on the corner of Gay Street and Summit Hill Avenue offers live music daily during lunch. For more information on the Knoxville area visit www.knoxville.org
University of Tennessee
Located in the heart of downtown Knoxville, UT is amon the natin’s 40 top public universities and is the site of Neyland Stadium (UT Football), home of the Volunteers, Thompson Boling Arena and nuerous educational and athletic facilities. UT is within a twenty minute drive of American Classic Suites.
UT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE:
* = SEC Conference Game