Where to stay around Knoxville?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 3,323 vacation rentals near Knoxville. From 2,019 Cabins to 2,019 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Knoxville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Knoxville:

  • Downtown: 24 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 28 vacation rentals
  • Fort Sanders: 23 vacation rentals
  • Smoky Mountain Village: 328 vacation rentals
  • Chalet Village: 2,133 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 Knoxville?

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

  • University of Tennessee: 318 vacation rentals
  • East Tennessee History Center: 445 vacation rentals
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course: 120 vacation rentals
  • West Town Mall: 127 vacation rentals
  • Historic Southern Railway Station: 267 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Knoxville 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 Knoxville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,019 Cabins in Knoxville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Knoxville include:

  • Bungalows: 2,019 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2,019 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 507 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Knoxville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,998 vacation rentals with pool available in Knoxville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Knoxville—the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

    With its combination of superb family-friendly attractions, delectable cuisine, and access to incredible state and national parks, Knoxville is a wonderful destination that caters for everyone. The town is full of great museums and galleries, like the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, so take a trip out of the city where the real adventure begins. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is only a short drive from many Knoxville vacation rentals, and offers intrepid travelers the chance to see some of America’s most breathtaking landscape.

    Relax in the Ijams Nature Center—Knoxville’s green oasis

    You never have to stray far from most Knoxville vacation rentals to enjoy the many fantastic activities on offer. At the edge of the city lies the Ijams Nature Center, an area of stunning natural beauty. Here, you can find activities suitable for all ages, whether you want to take a relaxing stroll along the Tennessee River Boardwalk, fly through the treetops on a zipline, or paddleboard down Toll Creek. A great way to see the city is by taking a tour on the Star of Knoxville, an authentic paddlewheel riverboat which takes you along the Tennessee River.

    See some of the best Tennessee attractions in Knoxville

    Knoxville boasts an impressive range of family-friendly attractions. Take a trip through time by exploring James White’s Fort, Knoxville’s first home, where you can learn about the founding of the city. The region itself has a rich history, too, which you can discover with a visit to the Museum of East Tennessee History. Located in Downtown Knoxville, its collection of 16,000 artifacts and exhibitions that change throughout the year give a fascinating insight into the region’s past. To see more of East Tennessee culture, drop by the Knoxville Museum of Art and explore the wonderful work of the state’s best artists.

    Enjoy a perfect summer getaway in Knoxville

    Knoxville enjoys very warm summers, with average temperatures of around 70-75°F from June through August, the hottest months of the year. Spring and fall are also great seasons to book Knoxville vacation rentals. The weather between March through April is milder (although the mercury can hit as high as 80°F) and well-suited to the many outdoor activities on offer. Fall enjoys similarly warm temperatures, and if you’re exploring the great outdoors during this time, you’ll be treated to gorgeous fall foliage.

    Explore everything from city parks to mountains in Knoxville

    Within the city, you’ll find many green spaces to explore—like the gorgeous UT Gardens—but once you head out of town, the wonderful landscape of Tennessee opens up before you. One of the best ways to see it is with a hike up to the 2,100-foot summit of House Mountain Park, where you can take in wonderful panoramas across the valley. A trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a must, where you’ll see everything from wildflowers to waterfalls as you make your way along the fantastic trails.