- 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.
87% 558 votes
1639 Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Spend a day or book a party at Ripley's Old MacDonald Farm Mini Golf and enjoy 54 holes of golfing and family fun. The courses feature interactive barnyard amusement, water features, and animated characters.
Spread over a 70 acre nature park, Five Oaks Riding Stables gives guests the opportunity to view a mountain lake and the majestic Mount LeConte. Younger riders can be accommodated for families wanting to take a ride together.
You will be amazed when visiting the world's largest, Titanic Museum Attraction. Guests will discover what it was like to walk the decks, explore the hallways and cabins, climb the Grand Staircase, and examine more than 400 artifacts from the famous ship.
Memories Theatre features entertainers who impersonate famous performers, with an emphasis on musical legends like Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Conway Twitty, Neil Diamond, Tina Turner and Cher. The Elvis impersonator appears every night.
At the Hollywood Wax Museum, visitors will be able to view wax sculptures of celebrities and fictional characters, including King Kong. Visitors who are interested in photo opportunities may enjoy what this site has to offer.
92% 25 votes
Edgemoor Rd, between Highway 162 and Melton Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 MoreLess Info
With 28 miles of trails with steep climbs, Haw Ridge Park can be used for hiking, running and biking. The park provides a view of a river which can be used for kayaking with picnic tables nearby.
91% 188 votes
505 Old Cades Cove Road, Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
Enjoy the spectacular Smoky Mountains on horseback by visiting Davy Crockett Riding Stables. This family owned stable was founded in 1962 and features 15 miles of mountain trails with breath-taking views.
76% 17 votes
7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
Shadows of the Past Hiking/Biking Trail is a popular 10-mile trail in the Smoky Mountain area. Guests of all expertise levels enjoy hiking and biking this trail, complete with mile markers.