Old North Knoxville

Old North Knoxville is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, with beautiful Victorian homes dating back to the late 1800s. It has a small-town charm that will transport you back in time. Be sure to check out the picturesque Fountain City Park, go shopping in the quaint boutiques along Tazewell Pike, and admire the grand historic mansions on Oklahoma Avenue. This neighborhood is perfect for an architectural walking tour. Our professional team can drop your group off and give you an in-depth history lesson about the lavish old homes in Old North Knoxville.

Sequoyah Hills

Situated along the Tennessee River, Sequoyah Hills is one of Knoxville’s most affluent neighborhoods. It is known for its rolling hills, tree-lined streets, and extravagant early 20th century homes. Some of the most impressive sights are the Duncan House, the Hunt-Crawford House, and the General James White House. After exploring the ostentatious mansions, head over to Sequoyah Park to enjoy the duck pond, rose gardens, and panoramic views of the Smoky Mountains. Treat your group to an upscale afternoon in Sequoyah Hills.

Downtown Knoxville

Downtown Knoxville is the vibrant urban center of the city. Some must-see attractions include Market Square, home to boutiques, cafes, and street musicians. Stop by Mast General Store, a Knoxville icon since the late 1800s. Snap photos in front of the iconic Sunsphere, visit the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, or catch a show at the Tennessee Theatre. When you’re ready for a pick-me-up, head to one of the many coffee shops on Gay Street. There’s so much to experience downtown, so let us drive you between the sights on our party bus.

Fourth & Gill

Fourth & Gill is one of Knoxville’s historic warehouse districts. Many of the old warehouses have been converted into trendy lofts, shops, art galleries, and restaurants. This neighborhood has a hip, artsy vibe. Some of the best attractions are Preservation Pub, a popular gastropub, and PostModern Spirits, a distillery offering tours and tastings. Stop by the Emporium Center to browse works by local artists. Fourth & Gill comes alive at night, so make it your first stop on a Knoxville bar crawl.

Bearden Village

Bearden Village is a serene neighborhood with a small-town atmosphere. It revolves around Bearden Elementary School, where you’ll often see kids playing outside. The residential streets are lined with brick ranch homes and cozy bungalows containing a mix of college students and young families. Bearden Village is also home to quirky shops and casual eateries along Kingston Pike. Enjoy Southern comfort food at Petro’s Chili and Chips or grab dessert at Wild Love Bakehouse. Experience laid-back living in Bearden Village.

Fort Sanders

Fort Sanders is home to the University of Tennessee and has a spirited college-town ambiance. The predominantly Victorian-style homes and apartment buildings now house a mix of students, professors, young professionals, and families. Gather your crew and bar hop along “The Strip,” hit up a tailgate on game days, or study with friends at a cafe on Cumberland Avenue. Touring Fort Sanders on a party bus will make you feel like a college kid again!

South Knoxville

South Knoxville has an artistic, free-spirited vibe with a hint of grittiness. It’s the city’s hottest up-and-coming neighborhood. The area along Sevier Avenue has become a haven for local businesses like art galleries, breweries, and hip new restaurants. Some spots not to miss are Alliance Brewing Company, South Coast Pizza, and The Mill & Mine music venue. After exploring, relax in Ijams Nature Center. Experience South Knoxville’s creativity and community spirit with us.

Happy Holler

Happy Holler earned its cheerful name in the late 19th century when saloons along Central Avenue would string colorful flags above the street. Today, Happy Holler still maintains its quirky identity. Central Avenue is now dotted with antique shops, holistic centers, and international eateries. The bright murals and historical markers throughout the neighborhood showcase its artsy personality. Happy Holler is an intriguing blend of old and new. Discover its hidden gems with us.

Fountain City

Fountain City is one of Knoxville’s oldest suburbs, located along the Tennessee River just north of downtown. It has a laid-back, small-town feel with its brick storefronts and quiet residential streets. The heart of Fountain City revolves around its namesake fountain, located in the middle of the main commercial district. Be sure to browse the antiques shops and boutiques along Broadway. When you get hungry, Fountain City is home to classic diners like Fountain City Diner and Rise N Shine. Walk off your big Southern meal along the riverfront at Cal Johnson Park or the Adair Nature Trail. Discover the easygoing pace of life in Fountain City.

Old Sevier

Old Sevier is a historic neighborhood along Sevier Avenue that contains some of Knoxville’s oldest homes. Many stately mansions built in the late 1800s still stand today, showcasing magnificent Victorian architecture. The opulent Bijou Theatre, a Gothic Revival landmark built in 1909, is a stunning sight. Nearby, Market Square and Krutch Park extend Knoxville’s downtown vibes into Old Sevier. Funky shops and cafes thrive thanks to students at the University of Tennessee. Experience the convergence of old and new in Old Sevier.

Oakwood-Lincoln Park

Oakwood-Lincoln Park is a culturally diverse neighborhood that’s home to many Black-owned businesses and historical sites. It played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement as home to Knoxville College, an historically Black school. Walk down Harriet Tubman Street to see the Beck Cultural Center, which acts as a pillar of the community. Oakwood-Lincoln Park also has greenspaces like Lincoln Park and Chilhowee Park. Learn about this historically significant neighborhood as we drive you through its past and future.

Island Home

The small Island Home neighborhood is situated on a peninsula in the Tennessee River south of downtown Knoxville. It offers gorgeous river and mountain views. The community revolves around Lakeshore Park, where you’ll find joggers, picnickers, and fishermen. Island Home almost feels like a quaint village outside the bustling city. Spend an afternoon strolling its peaceful streets before capping off your relaxing getaway with a meal at iconic riverside restaurant, Calhoun’s On The River. Island Home is the perfect escape.

Book a Bus With Us

At Knoxville Party Bus Company, we make it easy to explore our wonderful city. Our professional team has in-depth knowledge of Knoxville’s best neighborhoods. They’ll give you a smooth, engaging driving tour. Our party buses are immaculate, comfortable, and decked out with luxury amenities. Plus, we have various bus sizes to accommodate any group’s needs. Don’t waste time finding parking and navigating traffic. Leave the driving to us while you sit back, relax, and experience the real Knoxville. Call 423-509-0066 or book online today to reserve your party bus!