Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Eastern Tennessee

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Eastern Tennessee. Renowned for its mountain views, riverfront and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Dollywood and Sunsphere Tower. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Eastern Tennessee

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Eastern Tennessee has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dollywood (25 mi / 40.2 km)
  • Knoxville Zoological Gardens (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • World's Fair Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Knoxville Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Eastern Tennessee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Eastern Tennessee. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ijams Nature Center (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • High Ground Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Marble Springs State Historic Site (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Volunteer Landing Park (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Charles Krutch Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Eastern Tennessee

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), the closest airport, located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Eastern Tennessee?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,720 holiday rentals near Eastern Tennessee. From 7,697 Cabins to 7,697 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Eastern Tennessee is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Eastern Tennessee?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Eastern Tennessee. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pigeon Forge: 8,173 holiday rentals
  • Pineola: 1,031 holiday rentals
  • La Follette: 338 holiday rentals
  • Ellijay: 1,560 holiday rentals
  • Gatlinburg: 7,895 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Eastern Tennessee! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Eastern Tennessee?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Eastern Tennessee with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Pigeon Forge: 8,173 holiday homes
  • La Follette: 338 holiday homes
  • Ellijay: 1,560 holiday homes
  • Gatlinburg: 7,895 holiday homes
  • Helen: 826 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Eastern Tennessee?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Eastern Tennessee are:

  • Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands): 126 holiday houses
  • Mc Ghee Tyson Airport (TYS): 814 holiday houses
  • Gatlinburg, TN (GKT-Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge): 8,053 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Eastern Tennessee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Eastern Tennessee. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Victoria's Center: 1,282 holiday rentals
  • Buckeye Recreational Center: 2,343 holiday rentals
  • Red Tail Golf Course: 1,575 holiday rentals
  • Lookout Mountain Station: 444 holiday rentals
  • Lake Conestee Nature Park: 200 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Eastern Tennessee listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Eastern Tennessee

Pigeon Forge
8,173 holiday rentals
La Follette
338 holiday rentals
Ellijay
1,560 holiday rentals
Gatlinburg
7,895 holiday rentals
Helen
826 holiday rentals
Hiawassee
864 holiday rentals
Blue Ridge
1,537 holiday rentals
Blairsville
1,617 holiday rentals
Brevard
738 holiday rentals
Sylva
1,342 holiday rentals
Menlo
140 holiday rentals
Topton
850 holiday rentals
Burnside
117 holiday rentals
Foscoe
678 holiday rentals
Lake Lure
804 holiday rentals
Sapphire
865 holiday rentals
Chickamauga Lake
357 holiday rentals
Sunset
464 holiday rentals
Mineral Bluff
1,424 holiday rentals
Piney Flats
109 holiday rentals