Destination guide

The arty area of Downtown Knoxville awaits your stay

Come and experience Downtown Knoxville and its art galleries, live music and museums. Renowned for its bars, sporting events and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Sunsphere Tower and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown Knoxville

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Downtown Knoxville a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Knoxville Zoological Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • World's Fair Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Knoxville Zoo (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Max Air Trampoline Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Three Ridges Golf Course (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Knoxville

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Knoxville is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ijams Nature Center (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Charles Krutch Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Volunteer Landing Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • High Ground Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Knoxville Municipal Stadium (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Knoxville

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36 holiday rentals around Downtown. From 33 Condos/Apartments to 27 Studios, 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 Downtown is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Parkridge: 28 holiday homes
  • Mechanicsville: 25 holiday homes
  • Fort Sanders: 26 holiday homes
  • Little Creek Falls: 159 holiday homes
  • Old City: 35 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Craighead-Jackson House: 775 holiday rentals
  • Tennessee Vallley of Authority: 469 holiday rentals
  • Market Square: 466 holiday rentals
  • Bijou Theater: 692 holiday rentals
  • Sunsphere Tower: 473 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 33 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 27 holiday houses
  • Boats: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 34 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.