Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Fort Sanders

The area's live music and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Fort Sanders. Travelers like the university setting, shopping and bars in this welcoming and walkable city. Sunsphere Tower and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Fort Sanders

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Fort Sanders a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. 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 (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • World's Fair Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Knoxville Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Max Air Trampoline Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Three Ridges Golf Course (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fort Sanders

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Fort Sanders is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ijams Nature Center (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Charles Krutch Park (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Volunteer Landing Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • High Ground Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Knoxville Municipal Stadium (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Fort Sanders

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Fort Sanders?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 26 house rentals around Fort Sanders. From 25 Condos/Apartments to 19 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Fort Sanders is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fort Sanders?

Whether you're travelling 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 Fort Sanders:

  • Downtown: 37 vacation rentals
  • Parkridge: 27 vacation rentals
  • Mechanicsville: 25 vacation rentals
  • Little Creek Falls: 169 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 36 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Fort Sanders?

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

  • Willow Creek Golf Club: 150 home rentals
  • University of Tennessee: 422 home rentals
  • Blount County Historical Museum: 1,767 home rentals
  • James White Fort: 773 home rentals
  • A1 Lab Arts: 273 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Sanders 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 Condos/Apartments in Fort Sanders?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Condos/Apartments in Fort Sanders. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort Sanders include:

  • Studios: 19 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Fort Sanders?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 26 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Fort Sanders.