- Our list of the best things to do in Athens, Tennessee, features the top 41 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Athens, TN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Water Activities, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 6 things to do within the city of Athens, TN , followed by 35 popular activities in nearby cities, including Cleveland, Ocoee, Sweetwater, Benton and Tellico Plains
Arcade Bounce and Laser Tag offers a variety of activities. Patrons can play laser tag in the 'Glow in the Dark' Laser Tag Arena. There are also bounce houses for toddlers. Arcade Bounce and Laser Tag has an arcade.
93% 98 votes
225 Cherohala Skwy, Tellico Plains, TN 37385 MoreLess Info
Considered to be a necessity before starting up the actual Skyway, the Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center has free maps, up to date driving conditions, and local area souvenirs and gifts. Picnic tables and restrooms are also available on site.
The regional and Appalachian history with emphasis on the Tellico Plains area is preserved in the Charles Hall Museum. The institute is actually named after local historian Charles Hall, and the collection currently has over 6000 artifacts.
Many activities are covered by Big Frog Expeditions, which allow people to experience natural-based adventures. Their most popular are their white water rafting trips down the Ocoee River, but there is also kayaking, biking, hiking, and eco cruises.
100% 1 votes
Cherokee National Forest, Jacobs Creek Road, Cleveland, TN 37312 MoreLess Info
Part of Cherokee National Forest, Jacob's Creek Recreation Area features a campground with 27 campsites, showers and a dump station along with a lake. The area can be used for tent and RV camping, picnics, fishing, boating and hiking.
Located in the middle of a wooded area, Bradley County Park is a sports complex with tennis courts and fields for adult and youth baseball and softball. The park also has concession stands, batting cages, bleachers and a BMX track.
80% 5 votes
200 Paul Huff Pkwy, Bradley Square Mall, Cleveland, TN 37312 MoreLess Info
Featuring full stadium seating, Carmike Bradley Square 12 is a local movie theater showing the most recent movie releases to its guests. Other amenities at the theater include a concessions menu, 3-D capabilities, and closed captioning in all theaters.
93% 41 votes
200 Paul Huff Pkwy Box 72, Cleveland, TN 37312 MoreLess Info
The Carmike Cinema, Bradley Sq. 12 features a dozen screens for first-run feature films. There are both regular screenings and 3-D shows for special major movies that are released in the format.