Hotels in Townsend, Tennessee

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Townsend overview

Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Shadows of the Past Hiking/Biking Trail and Next To Heaven while in Townsend. Head to The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum and Dark Island Swinging Bridge to make memories. Townsend is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Townsend

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Townsend has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Townsend with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Townsend hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Townsend hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Townsend

Fly in to Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from downtown Townsend.

What to see around Townsend

Fun outings can include a visit to:
  • • Shadows of the Past Hiking/Biking Trail
  • • Next To Heaven
  • • Upper Tremont Road
  • • Cades Cove Visitor Center
Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Dark Island Swinging Bridge
  • • Tuckaleechee Caverns
  • • The Sinks
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Meigs Falls
  • • Cades Cove
  • • Spruce Flats Falls
Some recommended sights include:
  • • The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum
  • • River Rage Go-Kart Track
  • • Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center
  • • Lee Roberson Art Gallery

When to visit Townsend

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 66°F day, 29°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 55°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 30°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 13.07 inches
  • • April-June: 12.36 inches
  • • July-September: 11.57 inches
  • • October-December: 11.02 inches