Townsend, TN

Welcome to Townsend, TN, one of the best places to visit in the Smoky Mountains. When you visit, you'll understand why they call it the Peaceful Side of the Smokies.

Here you will find out about Townsend hotels & lodging, area restaurants and lots of local activities while you're here.

Hotels, Motels & More

Office Dock's on the River Motel & Cabins

Dock’s Motel & Cabins

Just 2 minutes from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and resting on the Little River banks, Dock’s Motel & Cabins offers comfort and convenience for your stay in Townsend, TN. Dock’s is family owned and prides itself on its … ... Continue Reading

office - Great Smokies KOA Campground

Great Smokies KOA Campground

At the Great Smokies KOA Campground, you can camp at the backdoor of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. One of several campgrounds in the Townsend, TN area, the Great Smokies KOA is surrounded by the beauty of the Smokies & sits right next … ... Continue Reading

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Sign @ the Chocolate Bar of Townsend

Chocolate Bar of Townsend

You might not think Townsend, TN when you think of chocolate. However, experiencing the Chocolate Bar of Townsend might change that for you. This one-of-a-kind shop serves up a variety of chocolate, … ... Continue Reading

Burgers & Ice Cream @ Burger Master Drive In

Burger Master Drive In

Feeling nostalgic? Let the Burger Master Drive In restaurant in Townsend, TN, transport you back to the good ‘ole days of drive ins. Less than 1 mile from the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, the … ... Continue Reading

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Things to Do

Tubing - Smoky Mountain River Rat, Townsend

Smoky Mountain River Rat

Smoky Mountain River Rat is a place you can go to have a fun river adventure & cool down in the Townsend Summer heat. They offer tubing & kayaking on the Little River in Townsend, TN. You can … ... Continue Reading

Townsend River Walk sign

Townsend River Walk

The Townsend River Walk is a short walking trail that runs along the Little River in Townsend, TN. This quiet & scenic trail provides a beautiful (& completely shaded!) view into the … ... Continue Reading

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