You have lots of options for where to spend your precious leisure time. You look for places that offer sanctuary from the stresses of the everyday world, where you can relax and recharge your spirit. You seek experiences with the power to bring you closer to the people who matter most, sharing moments that none of you will soon forget.

Dancing Bear sets the stage for these things to happen and we do it in style, combining the charm of small town country life with the many of the comforts and conveniences of modern cities. Call it the Best of Both Worlds. We sure see it that way. Here are our recommendations on things to do in Townsend TN during your trip:

Smoky Mountains Memories

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…

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The Townsend Experience

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 with us hunkered down in your rustic comfort 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 to Discover

With flowing waters and rolling hills, Townsend offers riches of 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 Little River in a rented inner tube or soaring above the treetops on a zip line, adventure awaits…

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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.

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When you visit Dancing Bear, you’re just minutes from the national park, Cades Cove, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Gatlinburg.

  • We happily spent two nights...

    “We happily spent two nights here blissfully. From the hot tub, to their luscious King sized bed, homemade granola (restocked each day in the room), gorgeous atmosphere, Southern hospitality and first rate restaurant, we are already planning our return trip (and we don’t live ANYWHERE nearby!)”

    – Yelp Review

  • Just a short 2-hour drive...

    “Just a short 2-hour drive from Chattanooga, this property has the rustic warmth of a simpler time AND all of the amenities of a modern getaway: sumptuous bedding, wood-burning fireplaces, comfortable lounging, porch swings and rocking chairs, hiking trails, the mercantile with mountain crafts, antique shops within minutes, and beauty all around!”

    – Trip Advisor Review

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    “We stayed in one of the recently built modern cabins. Fabulous! Clean! Super Private! The kitchen was delightfully stocked. We also enjoyed a tremendous 5-star dinner at Dancing Bear! Truly, truly a hidden gem!”

    – Trip Advisor Review