Things to Do in Oak Ridge

Top 10 Hiking Secrets in Oak Ridge

Hidden in plain sight. Some are right next to the road and some require a little hiking… My friend, Steve Oliphant, is a great hiker and also an excellent historian. I asked him to list the top 10 Secrets of Oak Ridge knowing he would focus on those of [...]

Tips In Planning Your Next Golf Vacation In Oak Ridge

  The farmlands and fields of East Tennessee once served as home to the most secret place in America, but today the town of Oak Ridge is bustling. Visitors can experience the city’s unique history as well as explore the modern innovative advancements achieved in Oak Ridge over the [...]

Getting Outside is a Great Way to Feel Normal

Image credit by @keely_bee While there have been some gloomy days lately, spring is officially here and it is a perfect time to enjoy a little bit of nature. You can still get outside for some fresh air, but it's recommended you practice social distancing. In Oak [...]

Big Ed’s Pizza Celebrates 50 Years in Oak Ridge, TN

Today, February 3, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Oak Ridge’s renowned family owned pizza restaurant, Big Ed’s. Big Ed's has been a fixture of the Oak Ridge community since 1970 when Ed Neusel, his wife Ginger, and their three sons converted the old Service Drug Store to where Big [...]

Musky with a Southern Accent

Blog Post Provided by Steven Paul Here in the South we call them Musky, while in northern states such as Minnesota and Wisconsin many opt for the spelling: Muskie. The Ojibwa First Nations tribe named them Maashkinoozhe, while some folksy old-timers still refer to them as Jacks. Regardless of [...]

New Oak Ridge History Museum Now Open

We are excited to announce that a brand new attraction is now open in Oak Ridge, TN! The Oak Ridge History Museum launched in September to fill a niche in the Secret City’s museum scene. While the popular American Museum of Science and Energy tells the story of the Manhattan [...]