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things to do in townsend tn and other area activities in the great smoky mountains things to do in townsend tn and other area activities in the great smoky mountains

Activities

Discover Things To Do in Townsend TN

Your Basecamp to the Smokies

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…

Smoky Mountains

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Looking for things to do in Townsend TN? Here are some local experiences and activities. Looking for things to do in Townsend TN? Here are some local experiences and activities.

Local Experience

Your Locals Guide to Townsend TN

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…

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adventures and activities to discover when looking for things to do in Townsend TN and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park adventures and activities to discover when looking for things to do in Townsend TN and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Adventures

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…

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Enjoy the local events for things to do in Townsend TN and Maryville TN in the Great Smoky Mountains Enjoy the local events for things to do in Townsend TN and Maryville TN in the Great Smoky Mountains

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.



Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner

November 28th, 2019 from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

On Thursday, November 28TH the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro will be open for expanded dining hours to give thanks and feast upon a delicious, bountiful BearFay meal that Chef Shelley Cooper and her team has thoughtfully planned for Thanksgiving Day.

Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Eve Dinner

December 24th, 2019 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for dinner at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro on Christmas Eve! Executive Chef Shelley Cooper specialty menu include four incredible course, each with their own wine pairing. 

Knoxville New Years Eve Celebration

New Year's Eve

December 31st, 2019 from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ring in the New Year with a delicious dinner at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro! Executive Chef Shelley Cooper creates an incredible menu for the evening, including 5 amazing courses!

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