Townsend, Tennessee Attractions

Townsend, Tennessee Attractions
Townsend, Tennessee, is located in the Smoky Mountains and will attract you with their spectacular views of the mountains. However, if you are looking for an enjoyable afternoon experience with a little more adventure, then you will find many activities for the entire family.

Tuckaleechee Caverns

If you enjoy the outdoors and exploring the wonderment of all that nature can do, then you will thoroughly enjoy visiting Tuckaleechee Caverns. These caverns are truly a sight to see with all of its natural treasures to be found deep inside. The caverns offer visitors close up views of amazing cave formations that have taken hundreds of years to form. The caverns have a rich and mysterious history. Some believe they were discovered by the Cherokee Indians long before the white man discovered them. However, according to records left by early white settlers, they were discovered around 1850. Whether you enjoy history or natural wonder, Tuckaleechee Caverns are a "must see" for anyone in the Townsend, Tennessee area.

Tuckaleechee Caverns
825 Cavern Road
Townsend, TN 37882
(865) 448-2274
tuckaleecheecaverns.com

Cades Cove Heritage Tours

During your stay in Townsend, Tennessee take your family on a shuttle tour with Cades Cove Heritage Tours. Cades Coves is just one part of the Smoky Mountain National Park. Your family will enjoy riding through the cove in one of the shuttles and learning about the cultural history and ecology of the area, all while seeing the coves natural wonder. The tours last 3 to 4 hours and are designed to educate visitors about all aspects of the cove. You will have the chance to see area wildlife such as black bears, turkeys, deer and foxes during your tour. Children under six are free.

Cades Cove Heritage Tours
123 Cromwell Dr.
Townsend, TN 37882
(865) 448-8838
cadescoveheritagetours.org

River Rage Tubing

If you are looking for a place for your family to spend a day having fun in the sun, then take everyone down to River Rage Tubing in Townsend, Tennessee. They will shuttle you to the banks of the river for free all day. All you have to do is pay a small fee per person for your tube and life vest--then enjoy floating, splashing and playing in the river. If you get hungry, bring your family back to the main location and enjoy the food at the Little River BBQ Restaurant, then just load up on the shuttle and go back to the river. They also have Go Karts on site for more family fun. Whether you are from the Townsend, Tennessee area or there for the first time, you will enjoy a day of fun with your family.

River Rage Tubing
8303 Hwy 73
Townsend, TN 37882
(865) 448-8000
riverragetubing.com

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Article Written By C.J. Stanton

C.J. Stanton has been a professional writer for over 10 years. She has written many articles for various websites, as well as for private clients. She attended the University of Alabama, where she majored in accounting and minored in English.

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