Knoxville is described as the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains, and it's also a college town with the population of a large city. That creates a lot of diversity in things to do when visiting the area and an opportunity to choose a vacation rental near your favorite things to do.
- Outdoor activities: Whether hiking on mountain trails, taking a walking tour of the city or going biking inspires you, there are plenty of active, outdoorsy things to try.
- Popular attractions: The area boasts some popular attractions, such as Dollywood and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.
- Downtown venues: Some things to explore in Knoxville include the unique shops, museums, art galleries and historic spots like Civil War sites around the city.