The list below includes 69 free or cheap things to do in or near Kingsport, Tennessee, including 17 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Horseback Riding, Race Tracks and Rafting.
See a movie the old-fashioned way under the stars at Twin City Drive-In Theatre. Purchase food and beverages at the concession center and watch the latest feature films, shown in digital projection. Admission is cash only, and ages four and under are free.
Located in a historic community, Old Town Emporium offers views of the surrounding Appalachian Mountains. The gift shop has merchandise like books and crafts that are related to the history of the town.
Guests can enjoy an 14 screen movie theater that shows first run films at Carmike 14 Theaters. The theater shows films with digital projection technology and airs a wide variety of films throughout the year.
Jonesborough History Museum has many various exhibits primarily involving the history of the area. Patrons can read a local textbook from the 1800s, browse exhibits on agriculture, see antique guns and learn history of local buildings.
Jonesborough Art Glass Gallery displays creative wares ranging from stained glass pieces to vehicles made from soda cans, beer cans, or assorted metal tools. They also feature stone and wooden housewares as well as unique jewelry and purses.
Whitetop Creek Park has numerous sporting fields used for baseball, softball and soccer, a playground for children, and a 1.5 mile walking trail encircling the park. It also offers a view of nearby Bristol Motor Speedway.
Spanning 2,200 acres, Steele Creek Park is a scenic lakefront park offering many activities. It features golf, disc golf, paddle boating, many trails to hike and even a rideable replica steam engine train.
With over 2,200 acres, the Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center & Park has recreation areas for visitors and offers educational exhibits in its nature center. The butterfly garden outside the center lets visitors observe butterflies in the park.
Located in Johnson City, Tennessee, Willow Springs Park contains a huge playground, picnic facilities, shady trees, lush grassland spaces and convenient parking facilities. Visitors have a breathtaking view of the Smoky Mountains.