Free & Cheap Things to Do in Kingsport, TN

TripBuzz found 20 free or cheap things to do in or near Kingsport, Tennessee. From Bays Mountain Park to Warriors' Path State Park, Kingsport offers a variety of inexpensive things to do in the area - including 8 budget-friendly activities and attractions nearby with ratings over 90%.

There are 16 different types of inexpensive things to do and see in or near Kingsport, TN. The most popular types of cheap activities and places to visit include: Parks, Historic Sites, Museums and Landmarks.

The attractions in the list below have an average rating of 81%, based on 434 total reviews from users of TripBuzz and other popular sites across the web.

There are 5 cheap things to do within the city of Kingsport, and 7 cheap things to do in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Johnson City, Blountville and Bristol and Johnson City, Blountville and Bristol.

Kingsport, TN

Highlights
  • Outdoors - 9 Cheap Activities
  • Sights & Landmarks - 8 Cheap Activities
  • Museums & Galleries - 4 Cheap Activities
  • Amusement - 2 Cheap Activities

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Tipton-Haynes Historic Site
11
21.7 Miles

Tipton-Haynes Historic Site

2620 South Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601
Historic Sites
Visitors to Johnson City's Tipton-Haynes Historic Site experience one of the most important historical areas in the state. The house and its outbuildings were built in the late 18th century by Colonel John Tipton. Since 1970, the Tipton-Haynes Historic Site has been a nationally-recognized historical site.

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91%
11 Votes
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South Holston Dam
12
25.0 Miles

South Holston Dam

Holston View Dam Road, Bristol, TN
Landmarks
The South Holston Dam was built in 1942 by the Tennessee Valley Authority. There is also a footbridge from the parking lot below the dam that leads to Osceola Island which features a one mile loop-style wildlife trail.

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89%
9 Votes
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President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library
13
29.7 Miles

President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library

Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN 37743
Museums, Libraries
The official presidential library for Andrew Johnson is located at the President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library in Greeneville. The collection of artifacts at the institute includes original Johnson family books, artifacts, and papers.

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71%
7 Votes
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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
14
30.6 Miles

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

corner of College and Depot Streets, Greeneville, TN
Hiking Areas, National & State Parks, Historic Sites
Several segments compose the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, including his early home, the main homestead, the central visitor's center, and the national cemetery. The attraction is basically meant to memorialize the original home of the former President.

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100%
51 Votes
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Rock Creek Park
15
31.1 Miles

Rock Creek Park

395 E, Erwin, TN
Parks
Day-use and extended stays are offered at Rock Creek Park. Many outdoor activities are offered in the area, including hiking, picnicking, swimming, biking, and public amphitheater performances during the summer.

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67%
12 Votes
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Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
16
32.1 Miles

Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway

1 Heartwood Circle, Abingdon, VA
Art Galleries, Specialty Shops
Crafts, food, music, and local culture is put on display at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway. Interactive exhibits allow for exploration of the art of the region while there are also live music events and a restaurant with acoffee and wine bar.

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96%
25 Votes
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Abingdon Farmers Market
17
34.2 Miles

Abingdon Farmers Market

Flea Markets
Being a produce-only market means that the vendors of the Abingdon Farmers Market must have grown or produced their items for sale in the region. Visitors to the market can then be assured very fresh meats, eggs, produce, cheese, sweet and savory treats, and baked goods from the local area.

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83%
6 Votes
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Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum
18
34.3 Miles

Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum

208 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA
Museums
Period antiques and furnishings fill the Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum with special Christmas decorations during December. Guests can take a self-guided tour but also have the option of asking queries of several in-house docents.

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91%
11 Votes
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White's Mill
19
35.3 Miles

White's Mill

12291 Whites Mill Road, Abingdon, VA
Historic Sites
The historic White's Mill serves as a place to learn about milling processes in the 18th century and even purchase old fashioned flour and folk art products. The location also holds events during the summer featuring local music and food.

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71%
17 Votes
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Crockett Tavern Museum
20
45.3 Miles

Crockett Tavern Museum

2002 Morningside Drive, Morristown, TN 37814
Museums
The Crockett Tavern Museum is built on the site of the boyhood home of the legendary Davy Crockett. It is open from May to October and guided tours last for roughly one hour.

Rating

67%
6 Votes
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