Nicole & Michael

    Things To Do

Things To Do

The Wedding Website of Nicole Nabozniak and Michael Taylor
We know that most of our family and guests are traveling from out of town. We hope that you'll make this long weekend trip more than just our wedding. We've gathered some of our favorite recommendations from around East Tennessee for you.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.

Cades Cove

TN 37882

An 11-mile, one-way loop road circles the cove, offering motorists the opportunity to sightsee at a leisurely pace. Allow at least two to four hours to tour Cades Cove, longer if you walk some of the area's trails. Traffic is heavy during the tourist season in summer and fall and on weekends year-round. While driving the loop road, please be courteous to other visitors and use pullouts when stopping to enjoy the scenery or view wildlife.


Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Gatlinburg is a mountain resort town known as the Gateway to the Smokies about an hour from Knoxville. Find sightseeing attractions, moonshine distilleries, an aquarium, museums, and great food and lodging in this town.

Market Square

18 Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902

Knoxville boasts a vibrant downtown with a variety of unique entertainment, shopping and dining options in and around Market Square. It's ever-changing landscape is home to outdoor concerts, festivals and more. A number of local restaurants dot the landscape offering everything from southern-style cuisine to steak and sushi. From fine dining to savory sandwich shops, Knoxville offers a full menu of dining. Downtown is home to a number of local breweries as well, and the best part? Everything is within walking distance of some of the finest hotels in the area.

Turkey Creek

11197 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934
, (865) 588-1000

Turkey Creek is one of the largest shopping districts in Knoxville. You can find restaurants, ice cream shops, boutiques and clothing shops, plus a large movie theatre and a new Top Golf right around the corner. There are also plenty of hotels in this area, which is about 20-25 minutes from downtown Knoxville.