Retire in Tennessee to our Diversified Culture

Retire in Tennessee to low cost of living.  On average, the housing, transportation, health care, groceries, and miscellaneous expenses are less than the national average.   There’s excellent health care, lots of culture, breath taking views of The Great Smoky Mountains, tons of golfing to be done, trails to hike or bike, and waterways galore just waiting for fun.  For your convenience, we have listed some of the wonderful places to visit when you retire in Tennessee.


Events to check out when you retire in Tennessee

Keyboards at Christmas The annual elegant and enjoyable concert of Christmas favorites from many musical time periods and genres. First Baptist Church Concord will be presenting “Keyboards at Christmas” at the University of Tennessee Alumni Hall in December as an event of Christmas in the City.

Valleyfest Film Festival

Retire in Tennessee to the Wonderful Music

The Appalachian Ballet Company has been providing high-quality dance performances for the greater Knoxville area since 1972. An Honor Company in the Southeast Regional Ballet Association, each year the company presents an opening performance at Pellissippi State, an annual Nutcracker with the Knoxville Symphony at the Civic Auditorium, and a spring performance at the Tennessee Theater or the Bijou Theater. For additional information – Phone: (865) 982-8463 or Fax: (865) 982-8463.

The East Tennessee Concert Band is a professional, adult community organization which provides quality concert events to the East Tennessee area when you retire in Tennessee. The KCB was organized in 1991 with the purpose of providing a musical outlet for better musicians in the East Tennessee area. The band has members from Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Grainger, Knox, Meigs, Rhea, Roane, and Scott counties. The KCB is under the direction of Dr. Ric Best. For additional information – visit their website.

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting jazz music in East Tennessee. Formed in August of 1999, the group has already released two critically acclaimed CDs and has performed at major European jazz festivals including the Montreux Jazz Festival, Jazz a Vienne, and the Ezcaray Jazz Festival. The orchestra’s repertoire includes both standard big band literature as well as ambitious original material. For additional information – visit their website.


Retire in Tennessee to Our Wonderful Restaurants


Exceptional Dining when you Retire in Tennessee

In addition to our own Rarity Bay Clubhouse, our area has a wide variety of dining options when you retire in Tennessee. Restaurants marked with an (*) have multiple Knoxville locations and the location that is closest to Rarity Bay is listed.

Altruda’s Italian Grill

125 North Peters Road

Knoxville, TN  37923

865.690.6144

*Applebee’s

261 North Peters Road

Knoxville, TN  37923

865.531.5819

*Aubrey’s

401 Town Creek Road East

Lenoir City, TN  37772

865.986.3113

Baker-Peters Jazz Club

9000 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN  37923

865.690.8110

Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria

200 E. Jackson Avenue

Knoxville, TN  37915

865.521.0092

Bistro by the River
1641 Cherohala Skwy

Tellico Plains, TN 37385

423.253.7800

Bonefish Grill

11395 Parkside Drive

Knoxville, TN  37934

865.966.9777

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana

106 Major Reynolds Place

Knoxville, TN  37919

865.584.5510

*Calhoun’s

4550 City Park Drive

Lenoir City, TN  37115

865.988.9838

Cappucino’s

7316 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN  37919

865.673.3422

Chesapeake’s

500 Henley Street

Knoxville, TN  37902

865.673.3433

*Chili’s

320 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Drive

Lenoir City, TN  37772

865.988.4061

Connors Steak and Seafood

10915 Turkey Drive

Knoxville, TN  37922

865.966.0933

*Copper Cellar

7316 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37919

865.673.3422

*Cracker Barrel

325 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Drive

Lenoir City, TN  37772

865.988.3201

Downtown Grill and Brewery

424 S. Gay Street

Knoxville, TN  37902

865.633.8111

Famous Dave’s BBQ

208 Advantage Place

Knoxville, TN  37922

865.694.9990

*Five Guys Burgers and Fries

500 Market Drive, #200

Lenoir City, TN  37771

865.988.1914

Flemings Prime Steakhouse
11287 Parkside Drive

Knoxville, TN 37934
865.675.9463

Foothills Milling Company
315 S Washington Street

Maryville, TN 37804

865.977.8434

*Gondolier Italian Restaurant & Pizza

744 Hwy. 321 North

Lenoir City, TN  37771

865.986.6668

Jason’s Deli

133 N. Peters Road

Knoxville, TN  37932

865.357.3354

Lakeside Tavern

10911 Concord Drive

Knoxville, TN  37922

865.671.2980

Litton’s Market & Restaurant

2803 Essary Drive

Knoxville, TN  37918

865.688.0429

Mellow Mushroom

635 N. Campbell Station Road

Farragut, TN 37934

865.777.6768

Melting Pot

111 N. Central Street

Knoxville, TN  37902

865.971.5400

Mimi’s Cafe

10945 Parkside Drive

Knoxville, TN  37934

865.675.1362

Miyabi

8207 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN  37919

865.691.3121

Nama Sushi Bar

5130 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37919

865.588.9811

*Olive Garden

10923 Parkside Drive

Knoxville, TN  37934

865.966.4392

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro

6741 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN  37919

865.212.5514

*Panera Bread

11361 Parkside Drive

Knoxville, TN  37934

865.671.5700

*Puleo’s Grille

260 N. Peters Road

Knoxville, TN  37923

865.691.1960

Regas

318 N. Gay Street

Knoxville, TN  37919

865.637.3427

*Ruby Tuesday

120 Interchange Park Lane

Lenoir City, TN  37771

865.986.0973

Ruth’s Chris

950 Volunteer Landing Lane

Knoxville, TN  37915

865.546.4696

*Salsarita’s

10919 Parkside Drive

Knoxville, TN  37934

865.671.2426

*Sam and Andy’s

11110 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN

865.675.4242

Sonny’s Real Pit BBQ

350 N. Peters Road

Knoxville, TN  37922

865.692.9940

*The Chop House

9700 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN  37922

865.531.2467

*The Lunchbox

9050 Cross Park Drive

Knoxville, TN

865.769.4721

*The Soup Kitchen

9222 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN  37922

865.539.9864

*The Tomato Head

211 W. Broadway

Maryville, TN  37801

865.981.1080

Vic and Bill’s Deli

1501 White Avenue

Knoxville, TN  37916

865.521.6108

*Wasabi Japanese Steak House

226 Lovell Road

Knoxville, TN  37934

865.675.0201


Shopping


Belz Factory Outlet

Retire in Tennessee to the 85 famous name brand outlet stores including Nike, Izod, Lane Bryant, Fossil, Van Heusen, Old Time Pottery, Bass and Carter’s.
2655 Teaster Lane
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
(865) 453-3503

Foothills Mall

When you retire to Tennessee Foothills Mall offers six department stores, 58 specialty stores and eight eateries. Major department stores include Belk, Goody’s, JCPenney, Sears and T.J. Maxx. Specialty stores include Aéropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, PacSun, Bath and Body Works, Finish Line and Rack Room Shoes.
197 Foothills Mall Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
(865) 982-3613

Knoxville Center Mall

More than 130 prominent retailers are waiting for you to retire in Tennessee. Major department stores include Belk, Dillard’s, JCPenney and Sears. Specialty stores include Old Navy, Bath and Body Works, Express, Lane Bryant, Pier 1 Imports, Foot Locker and Victoria’s Secret.
3001 Knoxville Center Drive
Knoxville, TN 37924?(865) 544-1500

Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall

When you retire in Tennessee be sure to visit the original factory outlet center in the Pigeon Forge/Sevierville/Gatlinburg area with retailers such as Bass, Carter’s, Rack Room Shoes, Oneida, Corningware, L’Eggs-Hanes-Bali-Playtex, Rue21 and Bass.

2850 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

(865) 428-2828

Tanger Factory Outlet

Over 100 brand name manufacturer and designer outlet stores await those who retire in Tennessee. Retailers include Gap, Old Navy, Calvin Klein, Coach, Nike, Brooks Brothers, Gymboree, Tommy Hilfiger, Nine West, Lenox and Croscill.

1645 Parkway, Suite 960
Sevierville, TN 37863
(865) 453-1053

Turkey Creek

Retire in TennesseeTurkey Creek is the largest single commercial development ever built in the metropolitan area of Knoxville, TN.  When you retire in Tennessee you will love shopping at Turkey Creek.  Spanning over 300 acres, Turkey Creeks major retailers include Super Target, Wal-Mart, Belk, Bed, and Beyond, Old Navy and Lane Bryant. Specialty stores include Pier 1 imports, Anne Taylor Loft, American Eagle Outfitters, Yankee Candle, Victoria’s Secret, Borders Bookstore, PetsMart and many more!
11240 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
2 Exits from I-40 at Lovell and Campbell Station Road

West Town Mall

Features over 150 stores, over 30 of which are exclusive to West Town. When you retire in Tennessee there is shopping galore with major department stores including Belk, Belk Men, Home & Kids, Dillard’s, JCPenney and Sears. Specialty stores include Apple, Coach, J. Crew, Sephora, Pottery Barn, Banan

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