Dayton is a small town located in the state of Tennessee with a population of 7191 residents at the 2010 census. Dayton was the site of the Scopes Trial in 1925, dealing with the creation-evolution controversy. Today, the city is a small manufacturing center whose products include furniture, clothing, automobile parts and air conditioners and heating units. Since the late 1990s the area has experienced increased residential development along the Chickamauga Lake. With a wide range of accommodation, venues to choose from, Dayton is a great holiday destination.
Top Attractions Within Dayton
Tennessee River Boat Co. Although located nearby Dayton, in Knoxville, the River Boat Cruises are a great way of having fun and enjoying an afternoon on the river with your family and friends. There are several types of cruises that you can choose from, such as fun lunch cruises, with a complete delicious lunch an one half hour cruise. There are also sightseeing cruises, alongside the original historic sights of the beautiful Tennessee River.
World's Fair Park. Located in Knoxville, nearby Dayton, this incredibile park includes miles of lawn, acres of flower, cascdading waterfalls, placid streams, and many more gifts of natural beauty create an inviting environement for festivals, perfomances, meetings, conferences or a quiet moment for personal reflection. There are also many trails for walking and for cycling. You can even rent a bicycle and benefit from a workout, as well as take advantage of the wonderful landscapes.
Knoxville Zoo. Close encounters of the animals allows visitors to go off the beaten path to meet all kinds of animals, such as giraffes, penguins or giant tortoises. During these encounters, visitors will have the oppportunity to touch or feed their new animal friends, talk to the keepers to learn about them and take a souvenir photo of their personal introduction. Visitors have also got the possibility of hopping on the back of a camel and enjoying the ships of the desert. Camel rides are always a great attraction.