Vacation rentals in Knoxville

Vacation rentals in Knoxville

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Highlights Knoxville

  • Historic city
  • Family-friendly attractions
  • Authentic speakeasy
  • Observation deck
  • Museums

Best Vacation Rentals in Knoxville

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Knoxville, Knox County (tn)
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Knoxville, Knox County (tn)
Vacation Rental • 990 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
10.0
(2 reviews)
This modern quiet home is in the heart of West Knoxville, one of the most desirable areas in Knoxville. Conveniently located within minutes of I-40 and in close proximity to ALL area hospitals, West Town Mall, Trader Joe's, Starbucks, and MORE! It is a quick 15 minutes to downtown and a great option for those working in nearby Maryville and Oak Ridge. This rental unit is ideal for business travelers and retirees relocating to the area. It is also great for Travel Nurses, corporate rentals & those in transition. If you will be working from home, there is a desk in 1 of the bedrooms. Very...
from $77 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Knoxville, Knox County (tn)
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Knoxville, Knox County (tn)
Vacation Rental • 990 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
10.0
(2 reviews)
Just back on the market after a new coat of paint and an updated bathroom, this modern quiet home is in the heart of West Knoxville, one of the most desirable and safe areas in Knoxville. Conveniently located within minutes of I-40 and in close proximity to ALL area hospitals, West Town Mall, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, great restaurants Starbucks, and MORE! It is a quick 15 minutes to downtown. This rental unit is ideal for business travelers or couples who are relocating. It is also great for Travel Nurses, corporate bookings & those in transition. Very safe neighborhood. The home has ...
from $76 / night
Vacation Rental for 3 Guests in Knoxville, Knox County (tn)
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Knoxville, Knox County (tn)
Vacation Rental • 592 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
9.8
(28 reviews)
This a one room waterfront cabin with a cathedral ceiling and polished concrete floor. Sleeping arrangements include queen size bed and one twin bed in the loft. There are no separate bedrooms. There is one private bath with a shower (no tub). Bed linens and towels are provided. The kitchen is stocked with the basic eating and cooking equipment, microwave, mini refrigerator, stove, and coffee maker. Outdoor charcoal grill and fire pit are also available for you use. You have a beautiful view of the river and Islands from the front porch. There is kayak, canoe, paddle board access/ramp on th...
from $148 / night

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Current Vacation rental prices Knoxville

$401for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
$371 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Knoxville

21%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
38% annual average
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Vacation rentals in Knoxville

A charming Tennessee getaway

Knoxville has it all. The eastern Tennessee city boasts extraordinary Southern food, a charming downtown district, family-friendly attractions, museums, and more. Plus, it’s just a stone’s throw away from the Great Smoky Mountains, so there are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors as well. It’s the perfect destination for couples, families, curious travelers, and outdoor lovers to come and discover this Southern gem!

Finding your perfect Knoxville vacation rental

Experience the charming Southern city of Knoxville from an equally charming vacation rental. There is a wide variety of rentals available throughout the city, with something for every type of traveler. Bask in the comfort of an upscale rental, with luxury amenities and chic decor. Large groups and families can opt for an oversized rental with several bedrooms and bathrooms to comfortably sleep everyone. Book a rental in a quiet neighborhood with a large yard space and garden to enjoy a bit of nature and privacy during your time in the city. Cozy, intimate rentals are available for couples, complete with a fireplace to warm up together during the colder months. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

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The area and getting around

Arriving in Knoxville

The closest major airport to Knoxville is McGhee Tyson Airport, which is around 18 miles away from the downtown center, or a 20-minute drive. Shuttle services to and from the airport are available, as well as buses. Using taxis, Uber, or Lyft for getting from the airport to the city is the most popular option.

Getting around Knoxville

Knoxville is a large city, and not all the areas are walkable. The most walkable areas around the city are the downtown district, Fort Sanders, and the University of Tennessee campus and surrounding areas. Outside these areas it is best to get around by taxi, Uber, or Lyft.

Travelers and activities

Knoxville for families

Knoxville is full of unique, family-friendly attractions. Here you can visit the World’s Largest Rubik's Cube, which sits in the lobby of the Knoxville Convention Center in the downtown district of the city. Families with children should also head to Muse Knoxville which is a children’s science museum with a variety of fun hands-on exhibits, as well as a planetarium. The Knoxville Zoo is another popular family-friendly attraction, where kids and adults can see over 800 animal species from all around the world!

Knoxville for couples

Couples will find a variety of entertaining attractions to enjoy in Knoxville. Explore Ijams Nature Center, a 300-acre forested green space with hiking trails, incredible scenery, and an educational nature center. It’s a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, plus, admission is free! Enjoy a memorable date night by grabbing a drink at the Peter Kern Library Speakeasy. This hidden gem offers an authentic vintage speakeasy experience, as well as some of the best cocktails in the city.

Knox County, which is the greater area where Knoxville is located, is home to six different farmer’s markets! There’s a market every day of the week except Sunday and Monday.

Top 5 travel tips in Knoxville

1. Stroll through Market Square

Market Square is one of Knoxville’s crown jewel attractions, having been around since the 1860s. It’s a popular place for tourists and locals alike to dine, shop, and be entertained. You’ll find a wide range of stores, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, and cafés here. It’s also just steps away from Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness area, which boasts a variety of hiking and biking trails.

2. Visit the Knoxville Museum of Art

This massive, free, sparkling clean museum showcases a wide range of works and crafts by local artists. There’s also a section of the museum that houses historic artworks, as well as a gift shop where you can grab a souvenir on your way out.

3. Enjoy views of the city from the Sunsphere Tower

The Sunsphere Tower is a 266-foot-high steel structure with an enormous glass bulb at the top offering panoramic views of the city. The tower is located in downtown Knoxville, and the stunning 360 views from the top offer some of the best views in the city.

4. Brush up on the history of the area at East Tennessee Historical Society

This wonderful museum features a rotating collection of temporary exhibits as well as permanent exhibits that are regularly updated. Here you can learn all about the rich and history of Tennessee throughout different periods of time through a seemingly endless array of artifacts, informational plaques, and displays. There’s even a children’s section. Entry is free!

5. Take a tour of the historic Bleak House

Every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. there are tours held at the historic Bleak House. The antebellum Classical Revival-style house is on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to a rich and fascinating history. Learn about the details of the history during the informative tour, where you’ll get to walk through the house and the backyard grounds.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Knoxville

What was the average price for a vacation rental in Knoxville last year?

Knoxville is one of the cheapest cities in the USA. An overnight stay there costs on average $286 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Knoxville?

Travelers who want to save as much as possible travel to Knoxville in February, April, or May, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $231, $238, and $239 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Knoxville go up the most?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of November ($408), October ($350), and June ($314).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Knoxville?

So you don't run out of accommodation options in Knoxville, we recommend you to be proactive as 86% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

January, December and October are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 26%, 21%, and 19%. However, even during these months, when rental availability is the highest, the average is only 22%. So it is still important you always book your vacation early Knoxville.

Are there many vacation rentals in Knoxville?

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