Destination guide

The friendly city of Alcoa awaits you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Alcoa. Well known for its restaurants, mountain views and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Sunsphere Tower and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Alcoa

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Alcoa a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Knoxville Zoological Gardens (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • World's Fair Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Willow Creek Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Knoxville Zoo (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Avalon Golf and Country Club (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alcoa

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Alcoa. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ijams Nature Center (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Marble Springs State Historic Site (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • High Ground Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (10.7 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Volunteer Landing Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Charles Krutch Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Alcoa

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Alcoa?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 104 vacation rentals near Alcoa. From 36 Houses to 44 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alcoa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alcoa?

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 Alcoa:

  • Downtown: 38 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 37 vacation rentals
  • Fort Sanders: 27 vacation rentals
  • Parkridge: 28 vacation rentals
  • Mechanicsville: 26 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 Alcoa?

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

  • Cades Cove: 6,955 vacation rentals
  • Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center: 7,502 vacation rentals
  • University of Tennessee: 415 vacation rentals
  • West Town Mall: 169 vacation rentals
  • Market Square: 469 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alcoa 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 Houses in Alcoa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Houses in Alcoa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alcoa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 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 Alcoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Alcoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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