Things To Do in Townsend, TN: The Peaceful Side of The Smokies

Visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Every season is magical in the Smokies.

Cruise The Cades Cove Loop Road

One of the most popular things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive the 11-mile Cades Cove Loop.

Another wonderful thing to do in Townsend, TN, is visit the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center.

Heritage Cultural Center

Hit the Hiking Trails

There are so many opportunities to hike in and around Townsend and the backcountry.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute

This isn’t just a place for school field trips and summer camp.

Go Mountain Biking

For mountain bike enthusiasts, located off the parkway (Highway 321) behind Company Distilling, Vee Hollow boasts 14 miles of epic mountain biking trails.

Tennessee is famous for its whiskey scene.  

Experience Iconic Whiskey Tasting

Soak up the Sun Tubing

Tubing down the Little River is a popular summer activity, and it’s one of the most fun things to do in Townsend!

Try UTV Rides

If you love the feeling of wind blowing through your hair and cruising around on UTVs, you can rent them in Townsend.

Explore Tuckaleechee Caverns

Hailed as the “Greatest site under the Smokies,” Tuckaleechee Caverns is mesmerizing.

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