- The list below includes 141 free or cheap things to do in or near Townsend, Tennessee, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Tubing, Horseback Riding, Bike Paths and Hiking Trails.
- From Cherokee National Forest to Foothills Parkway, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Townsend and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gatlinburg, Knoxville, Sevierville and Pigeon Forge.
Live music, second-run movies, and classic films are among the attractions that bring individuals to The Strand at 38 Main, a cinema and music venue. The venue seats 412 individuals and is housed in a historic building constructed in 1945.
Featuring the work of a local artist, Pennington T Art Gallery displays the colored pencil drawings that depict regional landmarks like Cold Mountain and Grandfather Mountain. All of her work can be purchased with custom framing.
The Haywood County Tourism Visitors Center has a wealth of information available for visitors to the area. It features brochures and flyers about local attractions, and a knowledgeable and helpful staff to answer questions.
Featuring regularly rotating exhibits, Mainstreet Artists Co-op showcases the crafts and artwork of various local artists. Visitors can meet the artists at receptions or at their art stall where they sell their pieces.
Waynesville Recreation Center is a fitness facility. It has a sports equipment, 1/10 mile track, pools and 'water park', basketball and volleyball courts, and two racquetball courts. Along with spotless washrooms and locker rooms.
Fun for kids AND adults. Gold panning, mini golf, paintball, skeet shooting, pistol range, gem mining, wagon rides, bounce castle and mini dune buggy. Covered pavilions for RAIN OR SHINE. Pet friendly. Cabins & camping on site. Large group pavilion coming soon. Event Catering services available or bring your ow…