Destination guide

Delight in the picturesque landscape of Oak Ridge

Take a vacation to Oak Ridge and enjoy the area's cathedral, museums and entertainment. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and art, this welcoming city won't disappoint. With a vacation 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 Oak Ridge

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Oak Ridge a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Knoxville Zoological Gardens (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
  • Avalon Golf and Country Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Willow Creek Golf Club (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Tennessee Valley Winery (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Oak Ridge

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Oak Ridge is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Haw Ridge Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mayor Bob Leonard Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Gibbs Ferry Park (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Lenoir City Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • High Ground Park (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Oak Ridge

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), the closest airport, located 19.9 mi (32.1 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Oak Ridge?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 552 vacation rentals near Oak Ridge. From 97 Cabins to 315 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oak Ridge for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Oak Ridge?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Oak Ridge:

  • Big Creek: 65 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 37 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 35 vacation rentals
  • Fort Sanders: 25 vacation rentals
  • Parkridge: 27 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Oak Ridge?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Oak Ridge. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory: 66 vacation rentals
  • Children's Museum of Oak Ridge: 80 vacation rentals
  • Oak Ridge Playhouse: 150 vacation rentals
  • American Museum of Science and Energy: 121 vacation rentals
  • Southern Appalachia Railway Museum: 54 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Oak Ridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 97 Cabins in Oak Ridge. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oak Ridge include:

  • Houses: 315 rentals available
  • Cottages: 97 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 89 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Oak Ridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 136 vacation rentals with pool available in Oak Ridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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