- Our list of the best things to do in Townsend, Tennessee, features the top 197 nearby activities — including 83 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Townsend, TN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Water Activities, Museums & Galleries, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Townsend, TN , followed by 172 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Knoxville, Maryville, Bryson City, Kodak, Cherokee, Walland, Oneida, Hartford, Dandridge and Dyersburg
Smoky Mountain River Rat offers tubing trips on the river, with two different trips set in different sections. The upper section features adventure rapids and swimming holes while the lower features a rock jump, rope swing and relaxing rapids.
76% 17 votes
7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882 MoreLess Info
Shadows of the Past Hiking/Biking Trail is a popular 10-mile trail in the Smoky Mountain area. Guests of all expertise levels enjoy hiking and biking this trail, complete with mile markers.
Choose from one of three river routes, or ride all three, at River Rage, Townsend's most affordable tubing destination. Shuttles take riders to their entry points and meet them at the end, guests can also enjoy a meal at Little River BBQ.
River Rage Tubing offers all-day innertube rentals for visitors to float the steady natural current of the Little River. The rental rate includes a shuttle to the put-in point, as well as barbecue dinner and soft drink at day's end.
93% 360 votes
2709 Walden Creek Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
With the help of 100 horses, many visitors are able to enjoy the Walden Creek Horseback Riding Stables. The trails run over 500 acres in the mountainous area, and there are daily trips offered throughout the year.
Featuring local farmers and other vendors, Wears Valley Farmers Market provides a variety of goods, from fresh produce to baked goods. The market also has a barbecue section with pulled pork and other grilled meats.
98% 653 votes
1911 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862 MoreLess Info
With some of the longest and highest lines in the region, Wears Valley Zipline Adventures is the premier action destination in the Smokies. Featuring 1.25 miles of line and guided horseback riding on 43 fully-forested acres of private land.