- Our list of the best things to do in Knoxville, Tennessee, features the top 149 nearby activities — including 61 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Knoxville, TN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Amusement, Outdoor Places, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Knoxville, TN , followed by 117 popular activities in nearby cities, including Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Townsend, Maryville, Oak Ridge, Kodak, Dandridge, Walland, Hartford, Dyersburg and Oneida
92% 86 votes
3365 Coopers Creek Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Fishing is made simple and easy at Copper Creek Trout Farm & Pond. Guests to the farm are supplied with all equipment needed to get a catch. Then, the staff will gut and ready the fish for cooking.
Big Bear Rafting offers white water rafting excursions for the adventurous. Rafters can take in the views of the Great Smoky Mountains while exploring Big Pigeon River with the help of a highly trained guide.
100% 3 votes
3165 Big Creek Road, Hartford, TN 37753 MoreLess Info
Big Bear Expeditions White Water Rafting offers rafting trips and scenic views along the Pigeon River. Seasonal fully guided rafting tours are available along with specialty training and group events.
The over 21 crowd will enjoy a visit to Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City. Along with a taproom where their distinct beers can be tasted, special events such as musical concerts are often hosted at this venue.
75% 8 votes
59 Depot Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Offering guided kayak tours, PaddleFish Kayaking - Private Day Trips, takes paddlers on an exploration of Lake Fontana and the Great Smoky Mountain in western North Carolina. Tours range from three hours for beginners to three days for serious paddlers.
83% 219 votes
100 Greenlee St, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
The collection of model trains at the Smokey Mountain Trains Museum dates back to 1918. There are actually two model railroad layouts with 7,000 Lionel engines, cars, and accessories in addition to a children's activity center and toy shop.
97% 67 votes
226 Everett Street, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Wildwater Nantahala Raft & Rail - Private Trips offers opportunities for inexperienced and experienced rafters to spend all day on the water in a new, fun, and adrenaline pumping environment.
A fun activity for all ages, everyone is welcome to try gem hunting at the Nantahala Gorge Ruby Mine. An educated and knowledgeable staff will further assist with stone identification as well as cutting, cleaning and shining any discovered treasure.
73% 1858 votes
226 Everett Street, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Train enthusiasts love the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, a 'living museum' of functioning passenger trains from a bygone era. Visitors may choose from a variety of fun ride packages, and families with children should not miss their chance to ride the 'Polar Express.'