- 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
Fuddruckers - Knoxville Knoxville MoreLess Info
All-American 1/3 lb. cheese hamburger on scratch-made buns with fries and grilled onions on the side; add toppings from produce bar
In operation since 1980, the Smoky Mountain Community Theater is a not for profit, volunteer driven theater organization. The theater presents a seasonally changing slate of dramatic productions each year.
Designed for use by all types of outdoorsmen, Tsali Recreation Area provides several trails for horseback riding, bike riding, walking or hiking. With beautiful views, this picturesque park further offers a boat ramp and camping grounds for added enjoyment.
An afternoon becomes an adventure at Smoky Mountain Jet Boats in Bryson City, North Carolina. Each jet boat is captained by an experienced captain and is safe for passengers of all ages, including small children. The company also offers custom hiking tours.
Providing a full day adventure to older children and adults, Raft & Rail offers a special combination package. Guests ride a train up the Nantahala River Gorge then combine the trip with whitewater rafting, a zipline canopy tour, or a Jeep tour.
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.
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.
98% 1269 votes
2 miles north of Cherokee, NC, on US-441, Cherokee, NC MoreLess Info
The information hub of Oconaluftee Islands Park is the Oconaluftee Visitor Center. The center sits inside Great Smokey Mountains Natoinal Park, and is one of the first park visitor centers to be built using completely clean, ecologically responsible parts, techniques and fuels.
96% 285 votes
135 Smokemont Riding Stable Road, Cherokee, NC 28719 MoreLess Info
Trail ride tours are a fantastic way to explore Cherokee, North Carolina. One of the most popular purveyors of equestrian adventures is Smokemont Riding Stables. Seasoned and novice riders love to appreciate Cherokee's beauty atop a calm, sure-footed horse.
84% 57 votes
9400 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Horseback riding excursions through the North Carolina Smokey Mountains are offered at the Nantahala Village Riding Stable. The stables are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day full time during the week and open on the weekends during April-May and September-October.