The driving distance from Nashville, Tennessee to Knoxville, Tennessee is:

181 miles / 291 km

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Driving distance from Nashville, TN to Knoxville, TN

The total driving distance from Nashville, TN to Knoxville, TN is 181 miles or 291 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Nashville, Tennessee. It ends in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Knoxville is connected to 3 important interstate roads – I-75, I-40 and I-275. This city is located in the Great Appalachian Valley, by the foothills of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and near Cumberland Plateau. Sports play an important part in Knoxville. It is home to The University of Tennessee Volunteer college football and the professional ice hockey team called Knoxville Ice Bears.

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is a popular tourist attraction in Knoxville. The Hall of Fame honors present and past women basketball players and is home to the world’s largest basketball known as The Baden Ball, measuring 10 tons and 30-feet tall. History buffs won’t want to miss visiting the 7 historic homes in Knoxville including Ramsey House.

Ramsey House was built in 1797 by Thomas Hope for Francis Alexander Ramsey, one of the founding trustees of Blount College (now The University of Tennessee). Made of Tennessee pink marble and blue limestone, it is an important historical homes in America showing period decorative art collection and original interior and exterior architectural features.

Knoxville is also the gateway to the Smoky Mountains family getaways like Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Nashville, Tennessee

City: Nashville
State: Tennessee
Country: United States
Category: cities

Knoxville, Tennessee

City: Knoxville
State: Tennessee
Country: United States
Category: cities

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