Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Knoxville (TYS)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Knoxville!
Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park treats tourists with its rich flora and fauna. The national park is home to 100 diverse native trees, 1,400 flowering plants and 4,000 non-flowering plants.
A resort town, placed one hour away from Knoxville, Gatlinburg offers more than 1200 record-breaking exhibits at the Guinness World Records Museum. The city also displays some of the best cars on the planet at the Hollywood Star Cars Museum.
Half an hour drive away in north of Knoxville, Norris is home of early Appalachia settlers. In the city, you can also head to the Museum of Appalachia, featuring brilliant Appalachian artifacts and magnificent buildings.
Built as a secret city during WWII, Oak Ridge was used to develop nuclear bomb that was dropped in Hiroshima. Now this is no more a secret and visitors can explore attractions like the Images Studio, the International Friendship Bell and the American Museum of Science and Energy. The city is located at a distance of around 26 miles from Knoxville.
About two hours away from Knoxville, Chattanooga treats vacationers with its natural wonders like the Rock City and the Ruby Falls. Enter the underwater world at the Tennessee Aquarium or experience wilderness at the Chattanooga Zoo.