Outdoor Attractions

Things To Do

Far beyond great hiking, fishing and on-the-water activities in Townsend, there’s an abundance of things to do outside with your family. Townsend offers attractions such as heritage tours, ziplining over beautiful sceneries, mini golf, UTV rentals for the thrill seekers and cave excursions for the whole family.

There are plenty of options for fun things to do during your stay, we hope you have enough time to enjoy everything! After a long day filled with fun outdoor attractions and adventures, sit back and enjoy a delicious, locally-made dinner.

Don’t forget to check our calendar of events; you may find an exciting outdoor festival happening during your stay.

The Lily Barn

The Lily Barn is a 100 acre farm that makes the perfect rustic wedding venue. Our 130 year old cantilever barn sits among a 3-acre perennial gardens and is located just 5 minutes from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

1116 Carrs Creek Rd
(865) 448-8697


Cades Cove Private Tours 123 Cromwell Drive (865) 898-8019
Hedgewood Gardens 441 Bethel Church Road (865) 984-2052
The Lily Barn 1116 Carrs Creek Road (865) 448-8697
Little River Railroad & Lumber Museum 7747 E Lamar Alexander Parkway (865) 661-0170
Next to Heaven Ziplines & Unguided Horse Tours 1239 Wears Valley Road (865) 448-6947
R&R Fly Fishing Guide Service PO Box 60 (865) 448-0467
Tuckaleechee Caverns 825 Cavern Road (865) 448-2274

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