- 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
90% 52 votes
1681 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC 28719 MoreLess Info
Travel the Oconaluftee River with Cherokee Rapids Tube & Kayak Rentals. This team offers guided float trips with added features and adventures such as rope swinging, nature watching and swimming.
The Bald River Falls cascades over 100 feet to the steep rocks below it. Since the rock outcropping is slopped, the falls actually flow down the rocks rather than a free fall, and guests can drive past the falls in a car or hike to the top.
Check your nerves at the door and prepare to make memories with Wildwater Nantahala in Bryson City, North Carolina. The company also offers lodging, whitewater kayaking, zipline tours, train tourism, Jeep journeys and much more.
Majestic Mingo Falls is a 120-foot waterfall located adjacent to Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Visitors may visit the falls, which lie on Native American reservation territory, for free. Mingo Falls sits on a trail approximately a half-mile from the parking lot.
99% 551 votes
14690 Hwy 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713 MoreLess Info
Bryson City, North Carolina is home to Adventurous Fast Rivers Rafting. The company provides high-octane, adrenaline-fueled whitewater rafting trips in stable, comfortable rafts and guides trained in lifesaving techniques. These are not for the faint of heart!
Clients of the Nantahala Outdoor Center may choose from several action-packed adventures. The Center operates zipline courses, rafting tours, hunting, jetboating, mountain biking and overnight adventures. It is also extremely popular with school groups.
91% 905 votes
Highway 441 and Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719 MoreLess Info
Cherokee, North Carolina is home to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. The institution explores the history of the Cherokee Nation, with a particular emphasis on its role in the history of the United States.
A variety of newly released Hollywood films are presented at Cherokee Phoenix Theaters. Movies are shown in 3D when available, and the seating has recently been renovated with the addition of new high back rocking theater chairs.
95% 272 votes
U.S. 441 at Oconaluftee Visitors Center, Cherokee, NC MoreLess Info
A unique collection of farm buildings assembled from various locations throughout the park compose the Mountain Farm Museum. The buildings include a house, barn, springhouse, smokehouse, and applehouse which are made of logs.