Townsend Cabins & Vacation Rentals

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Make Townsend your next getaway

One of several gateways to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the small city of Townsend bills itself as "The Peaceful Side of the Smokies." With a distinctly laid-back vibe and an abundance of activities nearby, our vacation rentals in Townsend are hidden gems, perfect for easygoing travelers who want to experience the unspoiled beauty of the Smoky Mountains.

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Townsend vacation rentals for every getaway

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Almost Heaven
2 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 6

Almost Heaven - Townsend, TN

$182 avg / night
Twin Cub Lodge Cabin
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 9

Twin Cub Lodge Cabin - Townsend, TN

$236 avg / night
Bearly Heaven
2 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Bearly Heaven - Townsend, TN

$173 avg / night
Rocky Top Jewel Cabin
3 Bed | 3.5 Bath | Sleeps 10

Rocky Top Jewel Cabin - Townsend, TN

$342 avg / night
Bear Haven Cabin
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Bear Haven Cabin - Townsend, TN

$143 avg / night

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Recent Townsend vacation rental reviews

Large beautiful home located in Townsend right on the Little River! So close to the National Park. Kitchen is fully stocked even with spices and pancake syrup! Grill is in great shape. Lots of board games, pool table, ping pong table and my fave - PAC MAN! Not one but TWO old school video game systems. Lots of room for kids and adults. VERY COMFORTABLE beds. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. You won't regret it.
Heather A. | Feb 2024
This property was very peaceful and quiet. Great location for exploring Cade’s Cove. The condo was clean and nicely decorated. We would definitely stay here again!
Wendy H. | Feb 2024
Clean. Great for wedding family
Joe W. | Feb 2024
Townsend Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 58 of our Townsend homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 342 of our Townsend vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Townsend vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Townsend team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Townsend, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.
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Professional cleaning

Where is Townsend, TN?

Townsend, Tennessee is located in Blount County in the eastern part of the state. It is situated in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, just outside the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The town is situated along the banks of the Little River, surrounded by picturesque views of the Smoky Mountains. Its tranquil setting offers a peaceful retreat for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Townsend is located near the popular tourist destinations of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, providing additional opportunities for entertainment, shopping, dining, and attractions.

Things to do in Townsend, TN

Although Townsend is small in size, it packs a lot of activities into two square miles. 

Whether it's exploring the natural wonders of the Great Smoky Mountains, immersing in Appalachian history and culture, or simply enjoying a peaceful retreat, Townsend, Tennessee offers a charming and authentic experience for all who visit.

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