What’s new in Oak Ridge

We have several new businesses opening up in and around Oak Ridge Tennessee in the coming months.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers. They have everything from steakburgers to hot dogs and ice cream sundaes and custard. They offer waffle cones and nutter butter custard sandwiches, (I cant wait to try these). The opening date is August of 2018.

TireDiscounters is being built now in front of the old AMSE building. They offer new tires, oil changes, wheel alignments, shocks and struts and other car related services.

AMSE is the American Museum of Science and Energy will be moving to it’s new location at Oak Ridge Main Street location and opening in the fall of 2018. the old location closed July 29th. They offer the Story of Oak Ridge: This panorama of historical photographs, documents and artifacts explains the Manhattan Project and the construction of Oak Ridge, TN. A 20-minute video presentation extends the explanations.
Exploration Station: This popular area offers self-directed activities which explore light and color, sound, problem-solving, static electricity, robotics, vision and more.
Y-12 and National Defense: Models of weapons, protective clothing and tools along with video and hands-on activities demonstrate processes, safety features and careers at the Y-12 plant in Oak Ridge.
Earth’s Energy Resources: Maps, tools, models and audiovisual materials are used in the exhibits to explore the variety of energy sources, such as coal, oil, geothermal, hydropower and natural gas, found on Earth.
World of the Atom: A cross section model of a nuclear reactor and a simulated underground nuclear waste storage area highlight this area that also covers pioneering atomic scientists, natural radiation, fusion, and nuclear energy in space.

And we are changing our name from WestGate Lodging to Oak Ridge Lodging. We are the same great place and same great people and we are here for all your short and long term needs for lodging. If you are coming into Oak Ridge Tennessee for a short visit with family and friends or coming in for a job please look us up and give us a call for your lodging needs. We offer five different types of rooms from Efficiency, Studio, One Bedroom, Large One Bedroom and Two Bedroom Units. All of our units are fully furnished with everything you need, From living room furniture to queen beds, all dishes, pots and pans and silverware in the kitchen. 32″ flat screen T.V’s with HBO
We also offer weekly housekeeping with fresh linens and sheets. So next time you are in the Oak Ridge Tennessee area please check out Oak Ridge Lodging for all your lodging needs. our new website is oakridgelodging.com