A Historic Trip to Oak Ridge
Manhattan Project National
Historical Park
This park tells the story of the people, events, science, and engineering that changed the world.
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American Museum of
Science & Energy
This family-friendly museum features diverse exhibits that delve into science and history.
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American Museum of
Science & Energy
This family-friendly museum features diverse exhibits that delve into science and history.
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Oak Ridge History Museum
The Oak Ridge History Museum focuses on Manhattan Project history and people’s day-to-day lives during World War II.
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Brushy Mountain Prison
Former guards and inmates can be found on the grounds sharing their stories of life on the inside.
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The Friendship Bell
This 8,000-pound bronze bell is a testament to the hope for everlasting peace and goodwill throughout the world.
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Chapel on the Hill
This beautiful wooden chapel was Oak Ridge, Tennessee’s primary church during the Manhattan Project.
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Wheat Burial Ground
Believed to be part of the Gallaher-Stone Plantation, this 1850s slave cemetery has more than 90 unmarked graves.
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REFILL AND REFUEL

From your favorite chain restaurants to southern-comfort foods, Oak Ridge boasts several award-winning restaurants. Foodies traveling to Oak Ridge will always find more to explore. Whether you’re craving mexican cuisine, homemade soup, or the area’s best burger after your day of adventure, you’re sure to find the perfect meal in Oak Ridge.

Dean’s Restaurant & Bakery
Located in historic Jackson Square, this American restaurant serves lunch, brunch and dinner.
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Jefferson Soda Fountain
Jefferson Soda Fountain is a friendly, relaxed environment. Enjoy great food, fast for you!
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Gallo Loco
Enjoy Mexican cuisine? Join us for great atmosphere, food, and margaritas!
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The Soup Kitchen
Enjoy delicious breads, deli / grilled sandwiches, salads and desserts! Bringing you “Original Homemade Goodness”!
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Calhoun’s
Enjoy a covered outdoor dining patio, fire pit, and a panoramic lake view at the boat-accessible family favorite.
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Burchfield’s
Located inside the DoubleTree Hotel, this dining venue’s menu includes fine American cuisine.
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LET’S GET SOME REST

Oak Ridge’s selection of hotels makes it easy to train, compete, study, shop, dine, or stay near the city’s phenomenal attractions. Need a meeting space, free breakfast, and access to pools and gyms? Oak Ridge has a hotel to meet your needs. To check availability for your dates or to book a room, click on one of the hotels below.

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    Comfort Inn

    Our Comfort Inn Oak Ridge hotel is in the business district and close to Smoky Mountain outdoor pursuits.

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    TownePlace Suites

    TownePlace Suites is a long term stay hotel where you can balance work and life with comfort, flexibility and affordability.

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    Doubletree by Hilton

    Located in the heart of the Oak Ridge business center and only 6 miles west of Knoxville and 21 miles from McGhee Tyson Airport.

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    Quality Inn

    Enjoy quality with us! With free wifi, free hot breakfast and an outside pool - we're sure to have just the room for you!

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    Staybridge Suites

    Get comfortable at the newly remodeled Staybridge Suites, a short walk from the new Main Street shopping complex.

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    Hampton Inn

    Welcome Our Hampton Inn Oak Ridge hotel is in the business district and close to Smoky Mountain outdoor pursuits.

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    Holiday Inn Express

    Warm, friendly service in Oak Ridge, TN! The Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Oak Ridge, TN is conveniently located west of Knoxville near I-40 and I-75.

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