20 THINGS TO DO UNDER $20 IN SEVIERVILLE TENNESSEE
Budget-friendly fun in Sevierville, Tennessee
Even if you’ve only got $20 in your pocket, there are plenty of fun things to do in Sevierville, Tennessee. Here are 20 affordable amusements in Dolly Parton’s hometown.
1. Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store
is loaded with mouthwatering experiences. Step into the Apple Pie Kitchen,
Cider Room, Candy Factory, Winery, and/or Creamery to watch treats being made
using local ingredients. There’s no charge to look—better yet, lots of the
irresistible indulgences are priced well under $20.
2. Axe House Sevierville invites you to aim at the bullseye and throw axes at the target. It’s harder than it seems! Rent a throw lane for 30 minutes for $15, safety instruction included.
3. Douglas Headwater Campground rents single kayaks for $20 for an hour (+ $10 for each additional hour) to explore Douglas Lake. The manmade wonder stretches over more than 30,400 acres and boasts 550 miles of shoreline.
4. East Tennessee Billiards is a pool hall and eatery with a laid-back vibe the whole family can enjoy. Rack up a game at one of the six diamond pool tables for $10 per hour.
5. Foam Warriorz offers a range of active play opportunities. Engage in foam combat for $15/hour, jump in bounce houses for $8/hour, or throw axes for $15 for 30 minutes.
6. Forbidden Caverns
offers underground guided tours that showcase spectacular formations, towering natural chimneys,
grottos, a stream, and the largest known wall of rare cave onyx for $20.
7. NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains has an amazing arcade. Game cards start at just $10. There’s also a virtual reality experience for $10. You can enter the arcade without buying tickets to the rest of the park.
8. Polka Dot Pots is a paint-your-own pottery and ceramics studio located inside Wilderness at the Smokies. Choose a blank piece from the huge assortment and personalize it with more than 80 different colors and types of paint. Prices start at $8.
9. Rainforest Adventures Discovery Zoo houses an intriguing collection of 600 creatures including exotic birds, bugs, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals, including some of the world’s smallest monkeys. Admission is $16.99.
10. Ripley’s Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini Golf boasts 54 holes—three different 18-hole courses!—with animated barnyard characters, water features, and surprising interactive elements. Play 36 holes—two courses!—for $16.99.
11. Sevier Air Trampoline & Ninja Warrior Park
boasts 60 trampolines, an obstacle course inspired by the popular “Ninja Warrior” TV show,
two tumble tracks for gymnastics, a rope swing, a jousting area above a foam pit,
and more. Enjoy it all for one hour at $17.90.
12. Sevierville Community Center offers a wide range of recreational facilities. The basketball courts, fitness center, aerobics room, indoor pool, racquetball court, and family aquatic center can be enjoyed for $6 a day. Two indoor pickleball courts are also available for $3 per player with free equipment.
13. Sevierville Golf Club is ranked by Golf Advisor as one of the Top 10 courses in the state and one of the Top 50 courses nationwide. Hit a bucket of balls at the driving range against the backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s $8 for a small bucket of about 40 balls or $12 for a large bucket of about 80 balls.
14. Smoky Mountain Knife Works , “the world’s largest knife showplace,” stocks every kind of knife and sharp edge imaginable, as well as some you never knew existed. The Relic Room on the ground level sells oodles of authentic fossils, artifacts, and historic treasures. It’s free to browse both areas and each stock a wide selection of items priced well under $20.
15. SkyLand Ranch’s new ‘Wild Stallion Mountain Coaster’ is the longest of its kind in the U.S. at over 1.25 miles. A ticket to ride is $19.99.
16. Smokies Stadium ,
also known as “America’s Friendliest Ballpark,” is home to the Tennessee Smokies, the Southern
League Double-A Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Field level game tickets are $11.50.
17. Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo invites you to walk among, pet, and even hand-feed Fallow and Sika deer, miniature horses, Highland cattle, donkeys, goats, zebra, reindeer, Rocky Mountain elk, emu, and other creatures. Admission is $15.99.
18. Smoky SUP rents standup paddleboards for $18 an hour, to enjoy the beautiful Douglas Lake . The reservoir extends 43 miles upriver from Douglas Dam, which was built during World War II.
19. Tennessee Museum of Aviation is the state’s official repository and archive of aviation history. See vintage aircraft, radial and jet engines, military vehicles, and other artifacts. Tickets are $15.75.
20. Tennessee Shine Co. produces small-batch moonshine based on family recipes. For insights into moonshine history and how-to, take a tour for $12.99.
Featured pricing is for general adult admission. At many of the listed venues, rates for children, seniors, active and veteran military members, and Sevier County residents may be discounted.