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Find Things to Do in Knoxville, TN

Use our handy guide to find a variety of things to do in Knoxville, TN, just a short drive from the hotel. From Turkey Creek Plaza to Blount Mansion to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, there's never a shortage of Knoxville activities to suit every member of the family.
Quick Area Guide
  • Turkey Creek Plaza (About 1 mi from hotel.)
  • Old City Historic District (About 15 mi from hotel.)
  • Neyland Stadium (About 15 mi from hotel.)
  • Blount Mansion (About 15 mi from hotel.)
  • James White Fort (About 15 mi from hotel.)
  • Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (About 15 mi from hotel.)
  • World's Fair Park (About 15 mi from hotel.)
  • Knoxville Zoo (About 21 mi from hotel.)
  • Dollywood (About 48 mi from hotel.)
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (About 55 mi from hotel.)
Top Things to Do in Knoxville
  • Old City Historic District
    15 miles from hotel
    109 South Central Street
    Knoxville TN
  • Turkey Creek Plaza
    1 mile from hotel
    Designed for mixed use and beautifully landscaped, Turkey Creek boasts more than 300 acres of space zoned for retail shopping outlets, medical facilities, theaters, office space, banks, restaurants and hotels. The developers of Turkey Creek also created a 58 acre nature preserve and designed greenways throughout the site.
  • Neyland Stadium
    15 miles from hotel
    Knoxville TN
    (865) 974-2491
    Neyland Stadium is a sports stadium that serves primarily as the home of the Tennessee Volunteers football team, but is also used to host large conventions and has been a site for several NFL exhibition games with the last between the Washington Redskins and Houston Oilers during the Oilers transition to Nashville in 1998.
  • Blount Mansion
    15 miles from hotel
    200 West Hill Ave
    Knoxville, TN
    (865) 525-2375
    Nestled in the center of Downtown Knoxville's government district, Blount Mansion offers history that is hard to miss. Here, among the towers of glass, steel and brick, sits a house - small by today's standards, but a mansion on the Tennessee frontier.
  • James White Fort
    15 miles from hotel
    205 East Hill Ave
    Knoxville, Tn
    (865) 525-6514
    The home of James White, founder of Knoxville, who settled here on a 1,000-acre grant. His first home, furnished with original tools and artifacts for the period, gives a glimpse into the daily existence of early settlers to this region.
  • Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
    15 miles from hotel
    700 Hall of Fame Dr
    Knoxville, TN
    (865) 633-9000
    Enjoy more than 32,000 square feet of fun, with an assortment of hands-on interactive experiences, along with the history and personalities of the growing sport of women's basketball. It also includes three indoor basketball courses, a dribble racecourse and an interactive locker room where visitors can hear a coach's actual half-time talk. The Women's Basketball Hall of fame honors the greatest contributors to the game while celebrating the past, present and future of women's basketball.
  • World's Fair Park
    15 miles from hotel
    913 Clinch Avenue
    Knoxville TN
    (865) 215-1158
    The World's Fair Park near the University of Tennessee Campus and downtown Knoxville has ample facilities, security personnel round-the-clock, and the comfort and convenience of restaurants and hotels nearby with numerous fun things to do in Knoxville for everyone.
  • Knoxville Zoo
    21 miles from hotel
    3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr.
    Knoxville TN
    (865) 637-5331
    One of the top zoological parks in the Southeast with internationally renowned preservation and breeding program, this Zoo is a must-see Knoxville attraction. The Zoo features more than 230 species and 800 animals in natural habitats including black bears, tigers, giraffes and elephants. There are special exhibits just for children, such as "Kids Cove," which explores life in the early 1900s with a play cabin, vegetable gardens, animals and play spaces with an East Tennessee theme.
  • Dollywood
    48 mile from hotel
    1020 Dollywood Lane
    Pigeon Forge,TN
    Dollywood, the Smoky Mountain Family Adventure, offers something for everyone. Open late March through early January, Dollywood offers thrilling rides, award-winning entertainment, authentic crafters and four of the South’s largest festivals.
  • Great Smoky Mountain Nat’l Park
    55 miles from hotel
    Gatlinburg, TN
    The Great Smoky Mountains, named for the smoke like blue-mist haze that surrounds them, is the picturesque backdrop of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Discover 500 thousand acres of Southern Appalachian wilderness on one of the oldest uplands on earth!