Family and Kids in Knoxville

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Knoxville? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Knoxville, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Knoxville.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Knoxville for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Market Square

    Family and Kids

    The Market Square is a pedestrian shopping mall where you can shop for everything from art, clothes, accessories to jewelry. Dating back to the 19th century, today the place offers a rather quaint complex with beautifully lit pathways adorned with street musicians and artists. Many political events have taken place at the square and the place is called ‘the most democratic place on earth&...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Sunsphere

    Family and Kids

    The Sun-sphere Tower was built in 1982 for the World Fair which played an important role in balancing the economy of Knoxville. The Sun-sphere’s classic golden design (and its 300 foot height) is hard to miss in the park and a ride to the observation deck offers you a panoramic view of the neighborhood. The tower tops the list of ‘free things to do in Knoxville’. Highlights in...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    University Of Tennessee

    Educational Site

    The University of Tennessee is loved for its fabulous campus with historic buildings that embrace the green lawn and trees. Apart from being one of the iconic universities in USA and enviably famous for its home-grown sports teams, the place is loved by the locals for its stadium matches. If you love football and are in the city during the football season, drop by to watch a spectacular match o...Read more
  4. Amazing Knoxville attraction for kids
    Breakout Knoxville

    Games

    The Breakout Knoxville is an escape game with multiple rooms that follow interesting themes including kidnappings, island escape, hostage escape and other rather intense themes. If you love mystery and have a detective hidden in yourself, you will love to find a way out of the rooms as you decipher the rather curious clues. The whole experience adds to the drama and is a perfect setting for tea...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    East Tennessee History Center

    Family and Kids

    The East Tennessee History Center breathes the city’s past into its modern day and you can see everything from pottery, art, textiles, and Civil War items among other historic pieces. The museum is home to over 13,000 items which forms its Permanent collection. Other trending collections include fine-art prices, paintings and historic stories that showcase the art-life and culture of Tenn...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Knoxville
    Clarence Brown Theatre

    Family and Kids

    The Clarence Brown Theatre offers a rare mélange of high quality production, drama and music, mixed with some of the best talent from all over the country. If you are not a theatre-lover, you will be convinced by the enthralling performances and for those who already love theater- seeing a play here is a treat! The theater showcases classics as well as contemporary plays ideal for people...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    McClung Museum Of Natural History And Culture

    Family and Kids

    McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture explores the history of human culture across the world and its evolution along with other trending exhibits. The permanent collection includes ancient Egyptian relics, ancient artefacts of the native people of Tennessee, ceramics, textiles, rare dinosaur fossils, Tennessee’s war history and other objects from around the world. The museum pays ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Old City

    Family and Kids

    The Old City is part of the ‘The Bowery’ area and even though called the ‘old city’ is not the oldest part of Knoxville. Throughout its history many renovations and refurbishing have taken place here throughout the late 20th century and today, the whole neighborhood is flooded with urban restaurants, chic cafes, bustling shops and small bars which add color to the histor...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Bijou Theatre

    Family and Kids

    The Bijou Theatre was opened in 1909 as a part of the already existing Lamar house (built in 1817) and still stays true to its classic architecture, acoustics and ‘small-theatre, big feel’ ambience. The theatre has special seating which are immersive and is loved especially for music concerts and is an experience in itself as you breathe in the history of the city while seeing its m...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Neyland Stadium

    Family and Kids

    The Neyland Stadium is where the sports pulse of University of Tennessee showcases all its athletic talent- from football, baseball, to running tracks, the stadium has hosted many events over Knoxville’s past and still continues to do so. If you love sports or simply want to cheer for the talent, join the adrenaline rush prominent during the game season in the stadium. Highlights Include:...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    House Mountain State Natural Area

    Bird Watching

    The House Mountain State Park is a hiker’s paradise with enjoy trails and pathways which take your through the state park’s beautiful terrain. The trails take you to the highest point of the Knox county and the view from top is as breath-taking as the hike itself! A must for nature-lovers, the park offers fantastic biking and bird-watching experiences. If you are not much of an acti...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Women's Basketball Hall Of Fame Image
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    Family and Kids

    The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame pays tribute to women’s basketball and all the women who have pushed the game beyond its gender-specific popularity. See old photographs, club rings, historic stories and other iconic items of the game belonging to the women who shaped the game’s pro-feminism status. If you love basketball, history or simply want to see a one-of-a-kind, inspiring ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Knoxville Convention Center

    Family and Kids

    The Knoxville Convention Center hosts everything from comic con, Christmas events to regular concerts and live performances and if you are in the city during a trending show, make a point to grab your tickets before they are sold out. A pleasure to see especially during Christmas, the convention center offers the grandest lightings, production and a picturesque landscape of the World’s Fa...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Knoxville Visitors Center

    Family and Kids

    The Knoxville Visitors Center is the perfect way to see the best of Knoxville in a limited amount of time. The visitor center arranges tours, offers entertainment for children and adults alike and also has a kids’ corner where your tiny tots can play around till you check out the free concert held here from Monday to Saturday. Highlights Include: Tours of Knoxville Locally made art and g...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours

    Family and Kids

    The Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours offers a rather thrilling experience with real ghost hunting tools which you can operate all by yourself with a guide to train you to find the paranormal presence! If you love to be scared or simply love the idea of finding your own ghosts, take their tours which take you closer to the paranormal universe. The tours are based on what J-Adam Smith discovered dur...Read more