A Note from the Editor on Volume 8

Frances King posing in a canoe on the French Broad

We’ve scouted Knoxville’s best local businesses, and we are thrilled to introduce you to an incredible group of individuals in these pages. The people featured in The Scout Guide share a commitment to our community with a passion for excellence. Whether you are passing through or here to stay, I hope you will enjoy supporting our best local artists, makers, doers, and entrepreneurs. Please enjoy this city guide, found in print and online.

Frances King, Editor + Owner

Where to Find the Guide The Scout Guide Knoxville, Volume 8 is available with all of our scouted businesses. Visit them in-store or pop into their offices to pick up a copy (or two) for displaying and sharing with all your local loving friends.  

How to Use the Guide 

 The Scout Guide Knoxville is a local resource. Browse it, display it, but most importantly, use it! 

If you’re a visitor to Knoxville, we recommend perusing the digital copy to familiarize yourself with the people and places you can’t miss while you’re in town. Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, use it to craft your itinerary. Don’t forget to tell the local boutiques and restaurants you visit that The Scout Guide sent you! 

Longtime local? This guide is intended to deepen your connection to East Tennessee. Use it to discover (or rediscover) experts, creatives, and resources. Hire a top Knoxville contractor or interior designer, shop for gifts at a local boutique, tap a community-favorite doctor or wellness resource. And make sure to tell them The Scout Guide sent you – because when locals support fellow locals, wonderful things happen. 

Meet the members of The Scout Guide Knoxville, Volume 8 here or browse the digital copy here. And stay in the local know by following along with The Scout Guide Knoxville on Instagram. Tapped a local business featured in Volume 8? Don’t forget to let them know Scout sent you!