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…
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…
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.
The Dueling Vines – Treasury Wine Dinner
Join us for a delicious fun evening of zing and pazaz! This is not your average wine dinner...
Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a fun-filled day of great music, drinks, food & fun!
Join us at the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro for a specialty offering that celebrates our great country and the authentic culture of Appalachia. Following dinner, be sure to catch the marvelous fireworks show at the Highland Manor Inn and Conference Center.
Bacon at the Bear
Don’t miss this Appalachian Culinary Event featuring seven of the best regional chefs cooking their own personal dishes to benefit New Hope Children’s Advocacy Center. Each dish has a common theme they incorporate with Benton’s Bacon.