Welcome to Townsend, Tennessee

Townsend is the most beautiful place on earth. Even in the early Spring before the mountains turn green as in the photo above, this is a wonderful place. This small town is nestled next to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Smokies are particularly loved by fly fishermen. There are over 800 miles of fishable trout streams within this 500,000 acre wilderness. The trout are wild. Stocking ceased here in the early 1970's. And you will find rainbow, brown or brook trout in these beautiful mountain streams willing to take your fly.

If you don't fish there are several outdoor activities such as horseback riding, biking, hiking or wildlife watching and photography. You can visit our two museums, The Smoky Mountains Heritage Center or the Little River Railroad Museum. If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy large tourist attractions, Townsend is not for you.

You have several options available to you to stay in Townsend. You can rent a cabin. There are several hundred of them ranging from a one bedroom tucked away in a hollow to some larger homes with up to 6 bedrooms and 6,000 square feet. We have several family owned motels. Most have been in business for decades under the same family management. You can stay in a lodge or bed & breakfast. You can camp in one of our many developed campgrounds located right on the Little River. Or you may camp in the National Park at Cades Cove or Elkmont. Dine in one of our many restaurants or prepare your own meals in your cabin. Whatever you decide to do, you can be close to Troutfest and some fine Smokies trout fishing.

Here is a list of accomodations and links to their websites. Look them over and make your choice. But, don't put it off. Troutfest will probably ensure that Townsend has a full house come May 2011.

Bed and Breakfasts and Lodges

Country Manor Acres
Dancing Bear Lodge
Gracehill Bed & Breakfast
Richmont Inn
Twin Valley B & B Horse Ranch

Hotels and Motels Townsend and Walland

Blackberry Farm
Dancing Bear Lodge
Dock's Motel
Econo Lodge
Headrick's River Breeze and Family House
Highland Manor Inn & Conference Center
Riverstone Lodge
Talley-Ho Inn
Townsend Gateway Inn
Valley View Lodge

Hotels and Motels Alcoa and Maryville

American Classic Suites
Comfort Suites
Courtyard by Marriott
Family Inns of America
Hampton Inn Knoxville Airport
Hilton Knoxville Airport
Jamison Inn
Mainstay Suites


Big Meadow Family Campground
Lazy Daze Campground & Motel
Townsend Great Smokies KOA
Mist River Cabins and RV Resort
Mountaineer Campground
Tremont Outdoor Resort
Ye Olde Mill Campground


Cabins and Cottages

Bear Hollow Cabins
Bearly Rustic Cabin Rentals
Bear Ridge Cabins
Black Bear Hollow Cabin Rental
Blue Smoke Mountain Cabins
Butterfly Gap Retreat
Dock's Motel and Log Cabins on the River
Cabins on Little River
Carnes Log Cabins
Creekside Log Cabins
Dancing Bear Lodge
Dogwood Cabins LLC
Gilbertson's Lazy Horse Retreat
Hideaway Cottages and Log Cabins
Honeybear Cabin
Lily Barn Cabin Rentals
Little River Log Cabins
Manness's Mountaintop Retreat
Mary's Mountain Cottages
Misty River Cabins and RV Resort
Mountain Laurel Cabins
Mountain Mist Cabin Rentals
Old Smoky Mountain Cabins
Pioneer Cabins & Guest Farm
River Bluff Cabins in the Smokies
Sampson's Hollow
Smith's Mountain Hideaway
Smoky Cabins
Smoky Mountain Getaway Cabins
Smoky Mountain Log Cabins
Smoky Rental Cabins
Sunset Ridge Cabins
The Owl's Nest
The Wright Cabins
Timberwinds Log Cabin Rentals
Tipton's Cabin Rentals
Top of Townsend
Trail Side Cabins
Townsend Getaways
Tuckaleechee Retreat Center
Whisperwind Cabin Rentals
Upon the Mountain Cabin Rentals
Wild Mountain Rose Log Cabins



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