- The list below includes 10 free or cheap things to do in or near McMinnville, Tennessee, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Music Venue, Caverns & Caves, Historic Homes and Parks.
- From Cumberland Caverns to Falcon Rest Mansion, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in McMinnville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manchester and Sparta.
Dyer County Veterans' Walk of Fame is a veteran's memorial walkway paved with red bricks. The bricks are engraved with the names, military ranks, and other notable information for war veterans since the 1800s who fell in combat.
Spread over 420 acres is the Short Springs Natural Area which features one of the best spring wildflower locations in Tennessee. The site features two prominent cascading waterfalls and several hiking trails.
Several attractions are available at the Grundy Forest Natural Area. One of the main draws is the combination of large scale hemlocks, superior natural streams, and extensive trails, including the 13 mile Fiery Gizzard Trail.
Tullahoma's Hands-On Science Center is a combination museum, educational center, and visitor attraction. It offers a variety of educational hands-on exhibits designed to teach visitors about science in fun ways.
Founded in 2011, the Ole Shed Brewing Company is a brewery and taproom in Tullahoma. The brewery produces a large selection of ales, porters, stouts and IPAs, as well as a selection of seasonal favorites.
Tullahoma Bowling Lanes is a bowling alley offering both standard and cosmic bowling. Tullahoma Lanes also maintains a gaming room, and is host to several bowling leagues for various ages and skill levels.