- TripBuzz found 121 things to do with kids in or near Knoxville, Tennessee, including 92 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pigeon Forge, Townsend, Sevierville and Maryville.
- From Knoxville Zoological Gardens to Putt-Putt Golf & Games, the Knoxville area offers 78 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Natural History Museums and Hiking Trails.
- Know County is home to Knoxville, Tennessee and some 180,000 residents. Covering an area over 100 square miles, this populous city is the college town for the University of Tennessee. The city maintains a vast variety of architecture in culture, spanning from the 1700's to modern day, with distinct downtown and residential areas. Knoxville withholds a strong artistic presence, hosting a range of festivals and entertainment.
94% 2602 votes
1471 McCarter Hollow Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
Nestled on 4-acres near the Smoky Mountains,Parrot Mountain and Gardens, is a tropical oasis waiting to be discovered. Featuring hundreds of tropical birds and lush, landscaped gardens, guests of all ages will enjoy this enchanting destination.
94% 758 votes
478 Happy Hollow Lane, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
At the Deer Farm Exotic Petting Zoo & Riding Stables, visitors can pet elk, goats, camels, zebras, zonkies, emu, kangaroos, pot-belled pigs, miniature horses, draft horses, reindeer, miniature donkeys, and Watusi. In addition, visitors can ride horses on guided trail rides.
100% 12 votes
478 Happy Hollow Ln, Sevierville, TN 37876 MoreLess Info
The Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo allows visitors to get up close and personal with various breeds of wild and exotic animals. Guests can interact with zebras, goats, camels and kangaroos, or take a horseback trail ride.
88% 590 votes
10018 Campground Drive, Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
The only authorized stables in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Cades Cove Riding Stables, is your best choice for horseback riding fun. Guests can enjoy the magnificent splendor of the park on guided horseback, carriage, or hay rides.
Cades Cove Campground is a valley where visitors can see diverse wildlife like white-tailed deer, black bears, coyotes, groundhogs, turkeys, and skunks. Other popular activities there include hiking, biking, fishing and horseback riding.
Affiliated with and run by the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum, the Secret City Scenic Excursion Train offers 14-mile, hour-long round trips on a restored 1940s-era train. The train offers group rates, and some rides feature dinner.
97% 72 votes
Tremont Road, Townsend, TN MoreLess Info
Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a two-mile road in the center of the park that offers a unique area serenity. Many hiking and horseback riding trails begin here, and visitors also enjoy fishing.
92% 499 votes
1 Cades Cove Loop Road, Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
Your first stop when traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, should be a visit to Cades Cove Visitor Center. From here, you can plan your trip into the most popular area of the park, see a Ranger-led program, see the historic Grist mill, and more.
72% 326 votes
915 Westgate Resort Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 MoreLess Info
For year round fun in any weather, visit Wild Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark and enjoy family entertainment to the max. This 60,000 square foot, mountain-themed park features slides, rivers, splash pads and more making this an attraction for everyone to enjoy.