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.
Great Smoky Mountain Half Marathon
Challenge yourself with the Black Bear Double; complete two beautiful races in one amazing weekend! There is now better place to spend the weekend discovering the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park than at Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro.
Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash 2019
The Bash is Back! Join us on Saturday, September 14 for the 2019 Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash! You’ll find some of the best cycling in the country here on the Peaceful Side of the Great Smoky Mountains!
Freemark Abbey Wine Dinner
Join us for a night filled with refined Appalachian cuisine paired with exclusive wines from Freemark Abbey!
View our gorgeous 5-course offering, each paired with a distinguished glass of Freemark Abbey's finest wines.