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1. yes, they have all kinds of go-carts tracks and stuff to do.
2. not really. Not alot of bars. Mostly just restaurants with little bars. Hard Rock and a few other places.
3. about an hour
I will be going up there the end of March, and I will let you know if anything changes. Also if there is a car show ( which they have like every other day that ends in y) traffic is murder. Parking lot on all the roads, so not alot of places to ride.
Knoxville is definitely place to go. But definitely get some orange from somewhere they take the VOLS VEEERRRRRYYYY serious.