- The list below includes 49 free or cheap things to do in or near Oak Ridge, Tennessee, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Off Road & ATV, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Haw Ridge Park to American Museum of Science & Energy, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Oak Ridge and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Knoxville, Maryville, Hartford and Townsend.
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11240 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934 MoreLess Info
A movie theater with IMAX and RPX auditoriums, Regal Pinnacle Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX displays first-run movies using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, game and party rooms, reserved seats and a snack bar.
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.
The Downtown West Cinema 8 is a multiplex theater featuring films with an emphasis on independent and foreign films. The theater has eight separate auditoriums, full digital projection, and offers a combination snack and coffee area.
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.
Located on Dyersburg's Courthouse Square, the Confederate Monument is a carved stone monument in memorial of fallen Confederate soldiers. The monument is engraved with the names of various Civil War battles, and is one of several on the square.
The more than 26,000 students at the University of Tennessee will all tell you that there is much more to do on campus than college football. World class museums, art centers and research facilities, UT is the place to be.
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.
Constructed for the 1982 World's Fair, the Sunsphere Tower in Knoxville stands 266-feet high with a 75-foot diameter sphere on top. Guests are treated to a 360-degree view of the city from the observation levels, and a full-service restaurant is available for diners.
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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.