From Pikeville, the major city of Knoxville is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the east.
While it can be tempting to limit yourself to just the local sights when holidaying in Pikeville, don't forget, Eastern Tennessee's numerous scenic and cultural delights are never more than a day trip away. Some interesting places in the vicinity of Pikeville are Spring City, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Crossville, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
When you come to Pikeville, visit Athens. Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east, this regional transport and shopping hub is home to Veterans Memorial Park, Regional Park and McMinn County Living Heritage Museum. Athens has plenty to offer those happy to delve a little deeper. White Oaks Golf Course, Ridgewood Golf Club and Heritage Park are other places not to miss.
Experience the region's rich cultural fabric at Eastern Tennessee's history museums.
There are some cool ways for thrill seekers to enjoy the outdoors in and around Pikeville. Zip-lining and hiking are just two ways active visitors can get their fix.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time go home, head to the nearest major airport in Chattanooga, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south.