See Volunteers Football Games During Your Time in Alcoa
Air travelers appreciate the Country Inn & Suites for its 24-hour shuttle service
and its ideal location less than a mile from McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS). We provide easy access to a number of fun things to do in and around Alcoa, TN, including visiting the exhibits at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and cheering on the University of Tennessee Volunteers football team. If you have a passion for history, you can tour the 18th-century Blount Mansion and James White's Fort. Guests who love being outdoors enjoy proximity to the Great Smoky Mountains and the Ijams Nature Center, where you can canoe, bike or hike. Outdoor Fun
- Alex Haley Square at Morningside Park (14 miles)
Visit the bronze statue of Alex Haley, acclaimed author of Roots and Pulitzer Prize winner, and then relax with a picnic in Morningside Park.
Phone: +1 (865) 215-4311
- Blount Mansion (12.8 miles)
Built in the late 18th century, Blount Mansion served as the home of territory governor William Blount in the early days of Knoxville and Tennessee.
Phone: +1 (865) 525-2375
- Egwani Farms Golf Course (2.1 miles)
Nestled at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounded by the Little River, Egwani Farms provides a stunning setting for 18 holes of golf.
Phone: +1 (865) 970-7132
- Ijams Nature Center (16.9 miles)
This scenic nature center spans 300 acres of land ideal for canoeing, biking and hiking.
Phone: +1 (865) 577-4717
- Star of Knoxville (12.6 miles)
Enjoy a romantic dinner or family outing aboard this old-fashioned paddle-wheel boat as it takes you on a cruise of the historic Tennessee River.
Phone: +1 (865) 525-7827
- Zoo Knoxville (17.5 miles)
Home to more than 900 animals, Zoo Knoxville provides education through Keeper Chats and opportunities for fun with a carousel and The Clayton Safari Splash pad.
Phone: +1 (865) 637-5331
Museums and Tours
- Historic Ramsey House (18 miles)
This striking stone home was once a popular destination for Knoxville’s elite and now serves as a compelling historical attraction.
Phone: +1 (865) 546-0745
- James White's Fort (13.1 miles)
The historic home of the founder of Knoxville now serves as a museum that pays homage to the pioneers who first ventured into Tennessee.
Phone: +1 (865) 525-6514
- Knoxville Museum of Art (12.7 miles)
The Knoxville Museum of Art hosts a permanent collection of postmodern works as well as a wide array of temporary exhibitions.
Phone: +1 (865) 525-6101
- Maryville College (4.9 miles)
College sports fans can watch the Maryville Scots play at this picturesque liberal arts college.
Phone: +1 (800) 597-2687
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville (11.9 miles)
Home of the Volunteers, the University of Tennessee hosts games at Neyland Stadium and Thompson-Boling Arena and provides education to more than 28,000 students.
Phone: +1 (865) 974-1000
- Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (13.1 miles)
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame pays tribute to the greats of women’s basketball and also features the largest basketball in the world.
Phone: +1 (865) 633-9000
McGhee Tyson/Knoxville Airport (TYS) (0.6 miles)