- Our list of the best things to do in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, features the top 61 nearby activities — including 25 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Oak Ridge, TN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of Oak Ridge, TN , followed by 49 popular activities in nearby cities, including Knoxville, Maryville, Hartford, Townsend and Dyersburg
Visitors to Foothills Parkway love the scenic views offered at the strategically-placed lookouts, especially with Fall foliage in bloom. Take a drive along the parkway at sunrise or sunset to admire these popular views.
Considered to be east Tennessee's top golf course, the River Islands Golf Club brings world class daily fee golf to the area. It is set across 175 acres and includes lush valleys, sweeping knolls, sharp bluffs, and a flowing river.
Focusing on a tour of the caverns, the Lost Sea Adventure allows guests to visit the underground lake while a guide explains the exciting and colorful history of the site. Once at the bottom of the cave, they then board a glass-bottom boat for a trip across the Lost Sea.
Lost Sea Inc. offers guided cavern and underground lake tours. Tour guides will explain the history of the caverns and explain the geological development of the cavern rooms throughout the tour, which traverses about three quarters of a mile.
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Get a history lesson at The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum. Formerly one of the largest commercial lumber companies in the area, the Little River Railroad Company built over 150 miles of railroads in the area. Admission is free.
Book a tee time at Laurel Valley Golf Course. Golfers will enjoy playing this 18-hole golf course with the Great Smoky Mountains as their backdrop. Challenging for all levels, the facility also includes a clubhouse, restaurant and fitness center.
River Rage Tubing offers all-day innertube rentals for visitors to float the steady natural current of the Little River. The rental rate includes a shuttle to the put-in point, as well as barbecue dinner and soft drink at day's end.