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Your Basecamp for Smoky Mountain Adventures

Your Basecamp for Smoky Mountain Adventures

If you’re planning a vacation to Townsend, you’re probably going to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We are your base camp for exploring this spectacular corner of the world…

Local Experiences

Your Local Guides to Townsend TN

Your Basecamp for Smoky Mountain Adventures

We’re proud to be a part of this charming Southern town, so rich in history and scenic beauty. We won’t blame you if you spend most of your time nestled in your rustic Dancing Bear cabin, but we do have a few suggestions if you feel like venturing out and meeting some of our neighbors…


Adventures to Discover

With flowing waters and rolling hills, Townsend is rich with possibilities to soothe your soul or fire up your adrenaline. There are many things to do in Townsend TN. Whether your idea of fun is relaxing on the Little River in an inner tube or soaring above the treetops on a zip line, adventure awaits…

Calendar of Events

Planning Your Trip to Dancing Bear

If you truly want to get the most out of your vacation, consult our calendar of local events to get a taste of what’s happening in the area and then make your trip to Dancing Bear happen.