- The list below includes 107 free or cheap things to do in or near Knoxville, Tennessee, including 76 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Natural History Museums, Hiking Trails and Neighborhoods.
- From University of Tennessee to World's Fair Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Knoxville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Townsend and Maryville.
The Knoxville Botanical Garden is a garden that sits on 47-acres of land and features walking trails, display gardens, and a stone wall. The garden has facilities that are available to rent for weddings, meetings, and family reunions.
The award-winning Knoxville Food Tours is your ticket to discovering the culinary delights of the city. Featuring tours in various districts throughout Knoxville, you'll sample award-winning cuisine and find hidden gems.
The East Tennessee History Center celebrates the history and heritage that is unique to the eastern part of the Volunteer State. Visitors will learn about pioneer and native American life, the Civil War years, and the rich musical legacy of East Tennessee.
A wide range of produce are available at The Fruit & Berry Patch. Guests are able to pick their own small fruits during the specific range of harvest dates with larger tree fruits available for free picking or already picked.
Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours is an organization that hosts private, public, and group investigations-based ghost tours. The company has real paranormal experts as guides that have experience on TV and film.
There are three championship miniature golf courses available at Putt-Putt Golf & Games. In addition to the mini golf, visitors can enjoy a game room arcade, batting cages, ice cream shop, and a full service concession stand.
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1327 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996 MoreLess Info
Opened in 1963, the McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture is an educational museum located on the campus of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The museum contains a number of exhibits focusing on the local history, geology, and arts.
The Knoxville Museum of Art is dedicated to the celebration of the art and artists of East Tennessee while also presenting a diverse collection of art from around the world. The KMA features lectures, concerts, and educational programs.
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700 Hall of Fame Drive, Knoxville, TN 37915 MoreLess Info
The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame serves to preserve the history of the game with annual inductees. Opened in 1999, the facility features three courts with activities for visitors and a Hall of Honor recognizing inductees.