Destination guide

Arty Knoxville will entice you

Take a holiday to Knoxville and enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and festivals. This city's football games, university setting and theatres draw many visitors. Sunsphere Tower and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Knoxville

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Knoxville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dollywood (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
  • Knoxville Zoological Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • World's Fair Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Knoxville Zoo (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Max Air Trampoline Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Three Ridges Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Knoxville

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 Knoxville. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ijams Nature Center (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Charles Krutch Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Volunteer Landing Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Haley Heritage Square (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Knoxville Municipal Stadium (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Knoxville

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), the closest airport, located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Knoxville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 452 holiday lettings near Knoxville. From 248 Cabins to 80 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Knoxville for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Knoxville?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Knoxville:

  • Fort Sanders: 21 holiday homes
  • Mechanicsville: 19 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 31 holiday homes
  • Old City: 30 holiday homes
  • Parkridge: 24 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Knoxville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Knoxville. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tennessee Theatre: 474 holiday lettings
  • East Tennessee Veterans Memorial: 314 holiday lettings
  • A1 Lab Arts: 229 holiday lettings
  • High Ground Park: 772 holiday lettings
  • Market Square: 398 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Knoxville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Knoxville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 248 Cabins in Knoxville. Our other popular types of Knoxville holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 248 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 74 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Knoxville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 139 holiday homes with pool available in Knoxville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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