PGD to TYS – Pick your adventure in Knoxville

Travel to Knoxville, Tennessee with low-cost nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to TYS!

Knoxville prides itself on a unique mix of natural beauty, outdoor adventure and cultural attractions. Just 30 minutes away, you can experience America’s most visited national park, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Visit must-see attractions in Gatlinburg and Pidgeon Forge within an hour drive. Finally, don’t miss all year-round sporting events with the Tennessee Vols in one of the top college football towns.  

Great Smoky Mountain National Park

With over 800 miles of trails to explore, 700 miles of streams to fish and countless waterfalls and vistas, every season is uniquely beautiful in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Hike through the popular trails of Alum Cave Bluffs, Rainbow Falls or Chimney Tops. View diverse plant and animal life including 1,600 species of flowering plants, black bears, birds, deer and much more. Whether you seek panoramic views, diverse wildlife or a peaceful retreat, the Smokies offer an enchanting escape.

Gatlinburg and Pidgeon Forge

A stroll along the infamous Gatlinburg Parkway offers more opportunities for fun than you can imagine. Experience the depths of the ocean at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies or challenge your friends to a game of mini golf at Gatlin’s Mini Golf. Thrill seekers will love Anakeesta, a mountain top adventure park with spectacular views. Discover Anakeesta’s Rail Runner Mountain Coaster, glass bottom SkyBridge or riding the aerial tramway to Ober Gatlinburg. Ride the glass elevators to the observation deck of the Gatlinburg Space Needle for a 360-degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg.

Pigeon Forge offers a selection of over 80 attractions for you to explore. The Island was recently named the top attraction in Tennessee. Discover family fun activities every day and night including Ferris wheels, bumper cars, roller coasters, a 7D adventure ride and more. Test your extreme sport skills at Top Jump or experience the thrill of award-winning coasters at Dollywood. Cool off in the summer at Dollywood’s Splash Country, voted a Top 10 Outdoor Waterpark by USA Today.

Game Day

There is something different in the air on a Tennessee Home Football gameday in Knoxville. The Tennessee gameday experience is truly one-of-a-kind. You’ll want to arrive downtown early to find parking and perhaps grab a meal in Market Square or Old City. To immerse yourself in the tailgating festivities, make your way to the G10 Parking Garage or Circle Park. Once you make it to Neyland Stadium, you’ll be surrounded by passionate Vols fans singing the iconic “Rocky Top” theme song as your stadium seat shakes from the chanting and cheering. No sports fan will want to miss this unique, heart-pounding experience.

Whether you’re searching for an action-packed vacation or relaxing, scenic retreat, pick your adventure in Knoxville – just a convenient, low-cost, nonstop flight away through Allegiant at PGD.