- 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.
The award-winning Knoxville Food Tours is your ticket to discovering the culinary delights of the city. Featuring tours in various districts throughout Knoxville, you'll sample award-winning cuisine and find hidden gems.
Located in the heart of Knoxville, Market Square is the place to find unique shops, eateries, and entertainment. Conceived in 1853, this gathering place is home to a popular farmer's market, an ice rink in the winter, and fun for the whole family.
Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours is an organization that hosts private, public, and group investigations-based ghost tours. The company has real paranormal experts as guides that have experience on TV and film.
The Three Rivers Rambler allows guests to enjoy a 90 minute excursion along the Tennessee River in a real steam engine train. The uniformed conductor and volunteer staff entertain riders with local history while passing by historic sites in the Knoxville area.
The Knoxville Visitors Center is an informative destination for tourists visiting the Knoxville area. The center has a wealth of information, and hosts a regular live music performance by The Blue Plate Special each Sunday.
The East Tennessee History Center celebrates the history and heritage that is unique to the eastern part of the Volunteer State. Visitors will learn about pioneer and native American life, the Civil War years, and the rich musical legacy of East Tennessee.
The Regal Riviera Stadium 8 is a multiplex movie theater that offers first-run feature films with full stadium seating across all auditoriums. The theater is also equipped for full digital projection and offers a full-service snack bar.
A wide range of produce are available at The Fruit & Berry Patch. Guests are able to pick their own small fruits during the specific range of harvest dates with larger tree fruits available for free picking or already picked.