As a gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the city of Townsend is a haven for outdoorsy vacationers wanting to enjoy nature. Famous for being the 'Peaceful Side of the Smokies', Townsend is a place to visit to reconnect with nature and enjoy a variety of recreational activities. From hiking and biking to swimming and golfing, there is plenty to keep visitors busy. What’s more, there are museums and history sites to learn all about Appalachian culture.
There is no better place to experience and learn about the Smoky Mountains than Townsend. Visitors can find out about the region’s history at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center and with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park right on the doorstep, adventure awaits in eastern Tennessee. One of the most popular trails is the hike to Charlies Bunion to view the breathtaking mountain scenery and hike to Rainbow Falls.
Another popular tourist attraction is the Tuckaleechee Caverns, which are actually found under the Great Smoky Mountains. These caverns are around 30 million years old and the legend is that Cherokee Indians would hide in them many years ago. Nowadays, visitors can dive deep inside these fascinating caverns and see their formations, as well as see the Silver Falls double waterfall inside. For recreational activity above ground, go fishing at the Little River or for something faster paced, try tubing here.
Summer is a popular time to visit Townsend and get outdoors. Spring is also beautiful with the blooming flowers, while fall offers the changing colors of the scenery that make Townsend unforgettable.
Located on the peaceful side of the Smokies, Townsend, Tennessee is mountain life reimagined. Enjoy a secluded cabin for your next family vacation. Fully-equipped vacation rentals with multiple bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a centralized location make Townsend, TN the ideal destination for family reunions in the mountains. Mountain cabins offer a spacious great room to relax in with family and friends and hot tub to unwind in after a long day exploring in the mountains.
Spend the day at Cades Cave, one of the Great Smokies' most popular destinations and a prime spot for wildlife encounters. Black bear, coyote, ground hog and white-tailed deer are regularly spotted here, just minutes from your mountain retreat. Make the quick drive to nearby Pigeon Forge and Wears Valley and spend the day at Dollywood Splash Country Water Adventure Park or beautiful Wears Valley, which features stunningly beautiful mountain views and a peaceful atmosphere. Choose from a variety of cabin rentals to make your stay in Tennessee memorable. Experience the peaceful side of life in the Smokies and plan your Great Smoky Mountain getaway.
At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, RedAwning, Bed and Breakfast and others. We have 1,366 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Townsend ranging from cheap options to luxury places to stay. If you are trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Townsend is only $10 a night. In general, a place to stay in Townsend will cost you $186 per night.
Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Townsend can choose from 441 places to stay that include WiFi. 11 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 29 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Townsend, you'll want to pick from 433 places to stay that provide parking. We track 65 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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