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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Inside the national park. Seasonal ranger-led programs.Indoor and outdoor exhibits of Southern Mountain life and culture.... more » Owner description: Inside the national park. Seasonal ranger-led programs.Indoor and outdoor exhibits of Southern Mountain life and culture. Includes Cable Mill, a grist mill which operates spring through fall, the Becky Cable house, and other historic structures. Great Smoky Mountains Association bookstore and shop. Public restrooms. « less
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Trails
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Geologic Formations; Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Townsend
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Welcome to Cades Cove Riding Stables located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cades Cove. The National Park's... more » Owner description: Welcome to Cades Cove Riding Stables located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cades Cove. The National Park's only authorized riding stables in Cades Cove Whether you're young or old, expert or novice, a Horseback, Carriage, or Hayride trip in the breathtaking Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an adventure you'll never forget. If you have a hearty frontier spirit and are ready to hit the trail, come take pleasure in some wholesome outdoor fun at our stable area. You will be greeted by our Guides, who are committed to providing you with a safe and memorable excursion within the scenic Cades Cove. Cades Cove Riding Stables offers adventure options for the entire family who wish to enjoy the magnificent Cades Cove. We specialize in providing Guided Horseback, Carriage, and Hay rides for National Park visitors who desire an alternative method of enjoying the scenic splendor of the park. Off the beaten path, you'll see what's under the forest canopy, and maybe even some woodland critters! You'll even learn a bit about our Cove as our guides share stories of the remnants of a historic settlement period. « less
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Museums
Owner description: A nonprofit organization formed to preserve and present the heritage of the East Tennessee region. The mission of the... more » Owner description: A nonprofit organization formed to preserve and present the heritage of the East Tennessee region. The mission of the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center is to preserve, protect and promote the unique history and rich culture of the residents and Native Americans who inhabited the East Tennessee mountain communities that were incorporated into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its surroundings. The Heritage Center is located on a five acre site along state highway 73 in Townsend, Tennessee. « less
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Townsend
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Forests; National Parks
Breathtakingly beautiful mountainous forest: great for hiking.
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Equestrian Trails
Owner description: The Original Cades Cove Riding Stables, we offer a Guided 110ft Tall Waterfall Tour by Horseback, along with Carriage Rides... more » Owner description: The Original Cades Cove Riding Stables, we offer a Guided 110ft Tall Waterfall Tour by Horseback, along with Carriage Rides and a Horse Drawn Hayride that includes a marshmallow roast. Originally started by my father, Hugh Myers, @ 1965 in Cades Cove where we operated for 43 years, until I moved the stables to Townsend in 2009. I invite you to visit us at our new location in Townsend, a place rich in natural beauty and history that you'll easily experience as you ride the trail to the waterfall. « less
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #14 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Water recreation company in Townsend, TN!! Nestled in the beautiful Smoky Mountains!!
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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Rivaled in beauty, only by The Great Smoky National Park, the views available from every hole are reminiscent of Laurel... more » Owner description: Rivaled in beauty, only by The Great Smoky National Park, the views available from every hole are reminiscent of Laurel Valley's ridge-side neighbor ... Cades Cove. This challenging, yet playable, eighteen-hole regulation course, was designed by Edmund B. Ault, ASGCA, and features Bent Grass greens and Bermuda fairways. Changing elevation, meandering creeks, towering mountains, and an abundance of wildlife are at every turn. Although it is located inside a gated community, Laurel Valley Golf Course is open to public play and events, and offers practice areas, rental clubs, as well as full restaurant, bar, & 19th Hole. « less
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #18 of 19 attractions in Townsend
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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