Destination guide

Travel to lively Old City

Come and experience Old City and its live music, festivals and art galleries. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and architecture, this city is both walkable and welcoming. Sunsphere Tower and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Old City

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Old City a fun place to get away. Here 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 (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • World's Fair Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Knoxville Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Max Air Trampoline Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Three Ridges Golf Course (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Old City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Old City. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ijams Nature Center (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Charles Krutch Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Volunteer Landing Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Haley Heritage Square (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Knoxville Municipal Stadium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • University of Tennessee Gardens (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Old City

The nearest airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Old City, Knoxville?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 41 vacation rentals around Old City. From 19 house rentals to 21 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Old City?

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 Old City:

  • Downtown: 39 vacation rentals
  • Cedar Bluff: 17 vacation rentals
  • Little Creek Falls: 156 vacation rentals
  • Parkridge: 37 vacation rentals
  • Mechanicsville: 28 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Old City?

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

  • Knoxville Visitors Center: 536 vacation rentals
  • The Emporium Center: 465 vacation rentals
  • Norris Dam State Park: 394 vacation rentals
  • Knoxville Convention Center: 560 vacation rentals
  • Wheatlands Plantation: 8,121 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Old City listed on Vrbo 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 Houses in Old City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 19 Houses in Old City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Old City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 rentals available
  • Studios: 13 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Old City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 40 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Old City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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