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.


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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Eastern Tennessee?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,869 holiday rentals around Eastern Tennessee. From 7,817 Cabins to 7,817 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 around Eastern Tennessee is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pigeon Forge: 8,358 holiday rentals
  • Pineola: 1,088 holiday rentals
  • La Follette: 340 holiday rentals
  • Ellijay: 1,595 holiday rentals
  • Gatlinburg: 8,106 holiday rentals

Stayz 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: 8,358 holiday homes
  • La Follette: 340 holiday homes
  • Ellijay: 1,595 holiday homes
  • Gatlinburg: 8,106 holiday homes
  • Helen: 823 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): 127 holiday houses
  • Mc Ghee Tyson Airport (TYS): 830 holiday houses
  • Gatlinburg, TN (GKT-Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge): 8,313 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?

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

  • Victoria's Center: 1,272 holiday rentals
  • Buckeye Recreational Center: 2,412 holiday rentals
  • Red Tail Golf Course: 1,584 holiday rentals
  • Lookout Mountain Station: 454 holiday rentals
  • Lake Conestee Nature Park: 206 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Eastern Tennessee listed on Stayz 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.

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