Located in the Southeast, Knoxville is a welcoming, friendly place for visitors. Over the past several years, Knoxville has remodeled and recreated a downtown area unlike anywhere else. Market Square has free events year-round such as a Friday night movie series in the fall and a concert series in the summer, not to mention a farmer's market every Wed & Sat! Gay Street is close by and boasts shops, restaurants, and theatres. Old City has a great night life in the historic distric of Knoxville. There is always something to do and Knoxville is a relatively inexpensive city to spend time in. Additionally, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park is within an hour from the city!!!