- 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.
Dream Drive Exotics Chattanooga MoreLess Info
Participants test their driving skills on a track filled with twists and turns during this autocross experience
A white water adventure rafting company located near Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Knoxville, USA Raft Pigeon River offers guided rafting excursions among the Great Smoky Mountains. All trips are led by experienced guides.
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320 Winfield Dunn Pkwy., Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
Featured widely on a number of cable networks, Floyd Garrett's Muscle Car Museum showcases a collection of 90 muscle cars, most from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. The museum also features other varieties of classic cars, and memorabilia for purchase.
River Rage Tubing offers all-day innertube rentals for visitors to float the steady natural current of the Little River. The rental rate includes a shuttle to the put-in point, as well as barbecue dinner and soft drink at day's end.
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1338 Parkway, Suite 2, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Artifacts, rare Bibles and Bible pages are on display at Treasuring the Word Rare Bible & Book Museum. Open year round, this museum allows visitors a glimpse into the history of the English-language Bible. Admission is free.
Treat your imagination to an adventure when you visit Wonder Works. With more than 100 hands-on exhibits and experiments, feel hurricane force winds and a simulated earthquake, discover space exploration and more, this is fun for all ages.
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1911 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
With some of the longest and highest lines in the region, Wears Valley Zipline Adventures is the premier action destination in the Smokies. Featuring 1.25 miles of line and guided horseback riding on 43 fully-forested acres of private land.
No trip to Pigeon Forge is complete without a visit to Adventure Park at Five Oaks for the zip-lining experience of a lifetime. Situated on a 70-acre nature park, guests can choose from 2- to 9-line experiences, horseback riding and the most breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains.