Things To Do


Townsend, Tennessee is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. With so many places to explore and things to do, you won’t be able to fit it all into one trip!

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Attractions: Book a private tour of Cades Cove, explore the wonders of Tuckaleechee Caverns, and cheer each other on through a few games of mini golf. We have plenty of outdoor attractions that won’t disappoint.

Camping: There’s nothing quite like resting your head under the stars after a busy day. We have plenty of options for every type of camper.

Hiking: We have a lot of nature to explore. Learn more about trails in the Townsend area and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Water Activities: Information about tubing, rafting, kayaking, or just a relaxing float is just a click away!

Cycling: Whether you’re an avid bicyclist, or prefer the power of a motorcycle, there are plenty of ways to explore Townsend on two wheels.

Horseback Riding: Horseback riding is a popular way to explore the nooks and crannies of our area.

Golf: Enjoy a relaxing game complete with spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains.

Fishing: There are miles of fishable water right in our backyard.