Charleston, S.C., is the closest beach to Knoxville, Tenn., at a distance of just over 372 miles. Other nearby beaches are also in South Carolina, such as Kiawah Island at 391 miles and Myrtle Beach at 408 miles. Panama City, Fla. is the closest Gulf Coast beach at 477 miles.Know More
The Floridian beach towns of Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Pensacola are each just over 500 miles from Knoxville, Tenn. Reaching these Gulf Shore beaches takes about 8.5 hours of driving time from Knoxville. Tybee Island, Ga. and Hilton Head Island, S.C. are just over 400 miles from Knoxville, taking about 6.5 hours of driving time.
The closest ocean beach to Valdosta, Ga., is along the panhandle of Florida, approximately 87 miles away, based on directions from Google Maps. Econfina State Park and St. Mark's Wildlife Refuge are close by.Full Answer >
The closest saltwater beaches to Missouri are those in the northern Gulf Coast on the southern edges of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Beaches in this region can be reached from most points in Missouri within 10 to 12 hours by car or within a few hours by plane.Full Answer >
The distance of the closest state to Hawaii is 2,100 miles. That state is California, which lies to the north and east of the Hawaiian Islands.Full Answer >
School closings in Knoxville, Tennessee can be found on WBIR's website and on a televised list on WBIR broadcasts. Businesses, schools, one-time events and churches can inform the public of closings and delays through WBIR's streamlined online system. They prioritize announcements that impact the greatest number of readers and viewers.Full Answer >