Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Eastern Tennessee

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Eastern Tennessee. Renowned for its mountain views, riverfront and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Dollywood and Sunsphere Tower. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Eastern Tennessee

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Eastern Tennessee has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dollywood (25 mi / 40.2 km)
  • Knoxville Zoological Gardens (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • World's Fair Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Knoxville Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Eastern Tennessee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Eastern Tennessee. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ijams Nature Center (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • High Ground Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Marble Springs State Historic Site (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Volunteer Landing Park (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Charles Krutch Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Eastern Tennessee

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), the closest airport, located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Eastern Tennessee?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 13,207 holiday lettings around Eastern Tennessee. From 7,885 cabins to 7,885 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Eastern Tennessee?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Eastern Tennessee. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Gatlinburg: 8,244 holiday homes
  • Pigeon Forge: 8,485 holiday homes
  • Boone: 1,738 holiday homes
  • Asheville: 2,007 holiday homes
  • Chalet Village: 2,311 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Eastern Tennessee! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Eastern Tennessee?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Eastern Tennessee with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Gatlinburg: 8,244 holiday lettings
  • Pigeon Forge: 8,485 holiday lettings
  • Boone: 1,738 holiday lettings
  • Asheville: 2,007 holiday lettings
  • Blue Ridge: 1,534 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Eastern Tennessee?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Eastern Tennessee are:

  • Gatlinburg, TN (GKT-Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge): 8,436 self catering accommodations
  • Greenville, SC (GMU-Greenville Downtown): 250 self catering accommodations
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP): 282 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Eastern Tennessee? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Eastern Tennessee. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dollywood: 7,592 holiday rentals
  • The Grand Majestic Theater: 8,418 holiday rentals
  • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park: 6,410 holiday rentals
  • Smokey Mountain Gold & Ruby Mine: 2,321 holiday rentals
  • Swannanoa Valley Museum: 2,090 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Eastern Tennessee listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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