- The list below includes 53 free or cheap things to do in or near Kingsport, Tennessee, including 45 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Family Fun Center and Art Gallery.
- From Warriors' Path State Park to Riverfront Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kingsport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Johnson City, Bristol, Bristol and Jonesborough.
The most popular activities at Warriors' Path State Park in Kingsport, Tennessee include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, boating and relaxing in the shade. The park also features a large campground, for which reservations are recommended.
Kingsport's Riverfront Park, often called the Boatyard-Riverfront Park, is a municipal park. It has two trails, flush bathrooms, two reservable canopied picnic spots and a large playground. Fishing is permitted from the docks.
Kingsport, Tennessee is home to Bays Mountain Park, a unique institution that combines wildlife education, wilderness training, zipline courses and planetarium shows. Guests of all ages have fun while learning to respect and care for the world around them.
Kingspot, Tennessee's Exchange Place is a volunteer-run historical interpretive center that lets guests experience Appalachian life during the turn of the 20th century. Exchange Place is open from May to October and hosts several popular annual fairs and conventions.
Featuring a 3/8th mile oval track, Kingsport Speedway showcases NASCAR and stock racing during its racing season, which begins in March and ends in September. The speedway has a kid's club where children can experience racing related activities.
From ceramics, to paintings, to wood work, Cindy Saadeh Fine Art features pieces from regional artists in its gallery. The gallery hosts several art workshops for painting and sculpture offered by these artists.
Situated inside the state park of the same name, Warrior's Path Riding Stables specializes in trail riding and guided tours of varying length on weekends from spring through fall. The stable also offers a boarding service as well.
Indulge your love of a good movie at Marquee Cinemas in Kingsport, Tennessee. Part of the Marquee theater chain, this location screens new releases and occasionally hosts re-releases of classic films. It is also available for corporate meeting rentals.
Warpath Bowling Lanes offers bowling on AMF HPL Glow-Track synthetic lanes with 82-90XL AMF pinsetters. The facility offers glow-in-the-dark bowling at certain times, along with open and league bowling for all ages.