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Townsend overview

Townsend is a relaxing place known for its natural setting. Nature lovers can visit Tuckaleechee Caverns and Meigs Falls while in Townsend. You might find that sights like The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum and Dark Island Swinging Bridge are worth a visit.

Where to stay in Townsend

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Townsend can accommodate you. There are 74 hotels in Townsend and you can shop as many as 411 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices as low as 42 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Townsend as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 450 4-star hotels from 99 USD per night
  • • 643 3-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 70 2-star hotels from 49 USD per night

How to get to Townsend

Fly into Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the heart of 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:
  • • Tuckaleechee Caverns
  • • Meigs Falls
  • • Cades Cove
  • • Spruce Flats Falls
  • • The Sinks
Here are some local highlights:
  • • The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum
  • • Dark Island Swinging Bridge
  • • Shadows of the Past Hiking/Biking Trail
  • • River Rage Go-Kart Track
  • • Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center

When to visit Townsend

Wondering what time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are some typical temperatures to help you with your planning:

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