Have you ever felt like the school week was never going to end and just dragging on and on? Sometimes school can be stressful or overwhelming, leading you to feel drained. It’s important to spend some time away from school every week to help your brain reset and allow you to not get burned out by school. If you’re in the Knoxville area and looking for something to take your mind off school, we rounded up a few fun options.
Go for a walk or run
Knoxville has various parks, pathways and greenways to get outside and have a breath of fresh air. Going for a run or walk is the perfect way to take your mind off school and relieve stress after a long day. Ijams Nature Center has various trails through the woods and along the lake, making it the perfect place if you enjoy being immersed in nature. Another great place to take a stroll is Lakeshore park. It is located in west Knoxville and is a scenic loop in the middle of the city! You’ll see baseball games, the lake, rolling hills and more here. Also, if you’re downtown, consider walking through World’s Fair Park. This park also has numerous pathways and interesting scenery to help clear your mind.
Find a show
Going to a concert or an event can also be a great way to get out and have some fun. Knoxville has two amazing theatres that have been entertaining people for decades and would be a great experience if you’ve never been. The Tennessee Theatre and the Bijou Theatre are both located on Gay St. and have been part of Knoxville since the early 1900’s. Both of these historic theatres host concerts and events regularly. Take a look online and find a concert you think you would enjoy!
Whether it’s Old City, Market Square or Gay St., you are bound to find something to do or eat while out and about. Downtown Knoxville is full of amazing restaurants and bars, as well as an underground bowling alley! If you are in need of something to do or want to get away from the schoolwork, then look no further than downtown Knoxville. There are endless options for you to choose from. Go downtown and explore today!
Everyone deserves some time to relax and get away from the daily grind of school. Try one of these options or find something else fun and relaxing to take your mind off school and reset.