- The list below includes 54 free or cheap things to do in or near Kingsport, Tennessee, including 45 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Children's Play Area and Family Fun Center.
- From Warriors' Path State Park to Riverfront Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kingsport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Johnson City, Bristol, Bristol and Jonesborough.
Warpath Bowling Lanes offers bowling on AMF HPL Glow-Track synthetic lanes with 82-90XL AMF pinsetters. The facility offers glow-in-the-dark bowling at certain times, along with open and league bowling for all ages.
Patrons of Winged Deer Park in Johnson City, Tennessee enjoy a gorgeous municipal park packed with amenities. Park entry is free, but use of the gazebo, pavillion and other event spaces must be paid for and arranged in advance.
Johnson City's Wallabies is an indoor playground filled with bouncy castles and other fun inflatable objects. It is a popular birthday party venue for children aged 10 and younger. Walk-ins are welcome, but groups require reservations.
Many racing events are hosted at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Special events are regularly held, including Ford Fan Friday and the special holiday decorations that cause the track to be lit up with glowing lights.
Serving as the cultural hub of Johnson City, TN, the Princeton Arts Center has many activities to attract people of all ages. The center features meeting space, an art studio, an outdoor play area, gallery space, and a dance/exercise studio.
Many rafters enjoy the challenges and beauty associated with the San Juan River, and Wild Rivers Expeditions caters to these individuals. While they do offer one day trips along the river, the company focuses on multiple day journeys.