- 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.
A twelve-theater movie multiplex in the Carmike Cinema chain, the Carmike Foothills 12 shows primarily first-run Hollywood films in full digital video and sound. The theater offers discount matinees, and runs a variety of promotions and discounts.
The most popular flea market in Tennessee is the Great Smokies Flea Market. A large range of items are available for purchase, including home décor, antiques, toys, clothing, crafts, art, tools, jewelry, automotive items, and sporting equipment.
Visitors to Foothills Parkway love the scenic views offered at the strategically-placed lookouts, especially with Fall foliage in bloom. Take a drive along the parkway at sunrise or sunset to admire these popular views.
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3540 Line Drive, Kodak, TN 37764 MoreLess Info
The Tennessee Smokies Minor League Baseball & Smokies Park is located next to the Smoky Mountain National Park in Sevierville. The baseball team itself is an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and the ball park features a 'win' flag when their parent team has a victory.
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2320 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
Founded in the early 1970's, Smoky Mountain Knife Works, is far more than a large, retail knife outlet. Visitors can watch knives being made, explore the knife museum, see demonstrations and much more, this is an outdoor enthusiasts dream.
Several adventure activities are offered at Adrenaline Park. The site is actually home to the longest zip lines over water in North America and features jet boat tours, relaxed cruises, a glass-bottom sky bridge, and gift shop with adjoining snack bar.
1200 Matthews Hollow Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
Featuring over 2 miles of cable, Wahoo Ziplines can help adventure-seekers reach speeds of up to 40 mph as they soar through a canopy of trees. Guests can rent luxury cabins for a longer stay or just book the zipline experience of a lifetime.