Lodging Accommodations in Townsend & Walland Tennessee



For those looking for a unique experience, come and indulge at one of several Townsend and Walland, Tennessee bed and breakfasts. Whether you want to immerse in history sitting in a rocking chair overlooking the same river guests watched over a century ago, wake up smelling the coffee in an Appalachian cantilever barn, or partake of an award-winning view of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park sitting on a veranda on top of a mountain, they are each an extension of the owners. You’ll experience the full meaning of Southern Hospitality. Each B&B takes pride in caring for their guests’ every need, from a complimentary full breakfast each morning to when you slip between the sheets at night. 


You’d think whoever coined our trademark name “The Peaceful Side of the Smokies” did it while staying in one of the many cabins located in Townsend and Walland Tennessee.  Whether you want a romantic cabin for two complete with a hot tub and fireplace, to a luxury log home with sleeping accommodations for 20 of your closest relatives, you’ll find it at one of our many cabin rental facilities.  On the river, on top of the mountain, hidden in the woods; there is a cabin or cottage calling your name!  P.S. The kitchen is great, but take them out to eat! 


We have the perfect place for your stay as a couple, a family, or that family reunion you’ve been planning.  Our lodging in Townsend and Walland, Tennessee is as diverse as your needs.  A balcony overlooking the gardens, mountains, or river.  Take your choice!  Pools, indoors or out, whirlpools, hot tubs, fireplaces, kitchen or laundry facilities, all for your next vacation.  Enjoy being minutes from all the activities you can do while being a mile or so from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Any one of our hotels or motels will make for a relaxing stay or serve your conference needs. 


Townsend and Walland, Tennessee are places of beauty that will restore you, body and soul. You have the opportunity to rest and relax, or test your physical stamina while hiking and biking the trails of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, all the while enjoying your base camp of some of the finest campgrounds and campsites in the United States.  Many sites are secluded on the river, or border on the luxurious, with pull-through sites complete with water, sewer, 50 AMP electric, cable TV, and Wi-Fi.  All the extra amenities.  Laundry, playgrounds, game rooms, and state of the art bathrooms while you sit minding the fire with the river just a few feet away.  Camping makes for fond family moments that will last a lifetime. Pass the marshmallows! 


While many of our hotels and motels in Townsend, TN host reunions, the retreat center listed on this page gives new meaning to the word retreat. It is more than lodging or accommodations.  Withdraw to a place of privacy to meditate or just plain zone out.  Just you and your spouse, or bring the whole group. Whether you want all the amenities to pamper your body, or the atmosphere to take care of your soul, you’ll find it here.  They’ve been doing it long enough to have gotten it right on “The Peaceful Side of the Smokies.” 

Tuckaleechee Retreat Center

53 acres of peaceful mountain property. Our comfortably appointed cabins all have hot tubs, fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, TV/DVD, and porches with spectacular mountain view. Elk Lodge – 10 bedrooms, Bear Lodge – 5 bedroom, Deer Lodge – 3 bedrooms + a loft, Hemlock Haven – 2 bedrooms, Cedar Cove – 2 bedrooms, Blue Spruce – 1 bedroom. Check our website for more pictures and videos.

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Lazy Daze Campground

Lazy Daze Campground is right on the Little River in the heart of the scenic Great Smoky Mountains. There are many quaint little shops that are still locally owned and operated but yet we are close to action packed Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Dollywood! We are on the “Peaceful side of the Smokies” come and enjoy all Lazy Daze Campground and Townsend Tennessee has to offer! Cabins, RV/Tent sites, store, 24 hr
laundry, pool, climate controlled bath houses, 50/30 amp sites, all sites are rated for a 40′ unit with full hookup. River, tubing, bike path, 2 miles to the entrance of Cades Cove.

Big Meadow Family Campground

Big Meadow Family Campground is open year round. The park is 500 feet off US 321 and just two miles from The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Five miles to Laurel Valley Golf Course, 15 to Pigeon Forge, 17 to Gatlinburg or 27 miles to the Tail of the Dragon. Our sites are level, most are pull-thrus and most have concrete pads and patios. All are full hookups including cable TV and free Wi-Fi. 30 and 50 AMPs electric service is available. We offer a pavilion to use by groups or for devotions each Sunday morning. There is also a laundry facility, climate controlled bathhouse, gazebo with a large fire pit, fun playground, an electronic game room and an exercise room.

The Lily Barn Cabin Rental

The Lily Barn offers 3 secluded cabins for that perfect family vacation or honeymoon stay and one condo unit on the river. We have two mountain cabins that require 4 wheel drive, The Flame Azalea (sleeps 15) and Laurel Crest (sleeps 4 to 6). These are secluded and have nice amenities…a great place to get away from it all! We also have a small honeymoon cabin, Sarah’s Meadow, (sleeps 2) which is secluded and sits on 8 acres with a mountain view and a river condo that is all on one level. Each of our cabins has washer dryer, dishwasher, hot tub, fireplace, central heat and air and privacy. Call 865-448-9895 to book.


Best Western Cades Cove Inn

The BEST WESTERN Cades Cove Inn in Towsend is ideally located approximately 20 miles from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, on the “peaceful side” of the Smoky Mountains. This Townsend, Tennessee hotel is convenient to Maryville College, the University of Tennessee and Neyland Stadium. Visit the area’s most popular attractions, such as Dollywood theme park, Cades Cove, Tuckaleechee Caverns and beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Dogwood Cabins

Located at the Cades Cove entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Dogwood Cabins offers the largest selection of cabins in the area, with over 70 fully equipped luxury vacation homes, ranging from 1 to 7 bedrooms. Amenities include: full kitchens, new pressed linens and white premium towels, mountain views, hot tubs, whirlpool tubs, BBQ grills, WiFi, free swimming pool and fitness center access, and more. Choose from riverside, secluded on acreage, group cabins, or golf course cabins with discounted golf. We also offer wedding and event venues at the Laurel Valley Resort and Heritage Park. Visit our website for real-time availability and reservations or call toll-free to speak to one of our friendly staff members.

Chilhowee Inn

The historic and award winning Chilhowee Inn has been serving visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains for over 100 years. Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, on the bank of the Little River, the Chilhowee Inn offers guests the beauty and serenity of a secluded mountain setting, along with the amenities of a modern B&B. Conveniently located in Walland, Tennessee on the “Peaceful side of the Smoky Mountains”, just 10 minutes from The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 20 minutes from Knoxville McGee-Tyson airport, and 35 minutes from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. For reservations, call 1-865-980-5623.

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Riverstone Lodge

Lodging with peaceful surroundings, closest to National Park and Cades Cove.  Hotel has large salt water pool, large deck with nightly campfires, access to river and discount for 4 of the best restaurants in town.

Tuckaleechee Retreat Center

Tuckaleechee Retreat Center – 53 acres of peaceful mountain property. Retreats, reunions, celebrations, or family getaways can relax and enjoy our mountain property with spectacular views and beautiful grounds. Our comfortably appointed cabins all have hot tubs, fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, TV/DVD, and porches with a view. Check our website for more pictures and videos. Owned and operated by Children’s Bible Ministries, Inc.

Wi-Fi Available

Townsend View Cabin Rentals

Imagine returning to your private cabin nestled in the forest of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Townsend, TN prides itself in living close to nature and offering guests the ambiance of the Peaceful Side of the Smokies. Our cabins offer internet, hot tubs, Jacuzzi tubs, spectacular views, seclusion, pool access, river front access and so much more. Pet and horse friendly cabins are available. Cabins are within minutes of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, 30 minutes to Gatlinburg and Dollywood.

Misty River

Misty River Cabins and RV Resort is one of the best rated resorts in the Townsend Tennessee area. We are one of only 9 resorts in the nation to receive the “A” rating for the last 5 years. With Maryville, Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge as our neighbors you will love the area. Our cabins are on the side of the Little River and our campsites are nice and roomy. Come enjoy the Smoky Mountains with us.

Talley Ho Inn

Family owned and operated for over sixty years, Talley Ho Inn invites you to take a wonderful journey of nature’s beauty and tranquility. For honeymoon couples and romantic getaways we suggest Jacuzzi Suites with fireplaces. Our Deluxe Suites have one King, two Queen, or two Double beds, with balconies and mountain views. Groups and family retreats enjoy our spacious, fully equipped cottages with a cozy atmosphere. The Talley Ho Inn conference room will provide the perfect setting for meetings and receptions, accommodating 50 people. Along with standard amenities we provide free wi-fi, heated pool, tennis courts, and spacious grounds.

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Dancing Bear Lodge

Centered in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Dancing Bear Cabins are known as East Tennessee’s ultimate vacation basecamp offering charming Southern hospitality. It’s picturesque location and luxurious amenities offer guests an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate after trekking mountain trails and exploring surrounding areas. With 36 acres featuring intimate rustic cabins, Dancing Bear creates a comforting retreat tailor-made for the adventurer in all of us. We welcome our guests to experience the best the Smokies have to offer by reserving one of our charming cabins.

Wi-Fi Available

Smith’s Mountain Hide-Away

The Smith Family welcomes you to our secluded piece of heaven located high on the side of Rich Mountain near Townsend, Cades Cove, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Enjoy magnificent mountain views from the rockers/swings on the covered porches and luxuriate in the privacy of your personal hot tub. Each cabin sleeps 6, has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath w/tub/shower, Queen beds and a futon couch/bed
in the living room. The cabins are fully furnished including fridge/freezer/ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, gas stove, gas log fireplace, satellite TV/DVD, high speed Wi-Fi, gas grill & picnic table. Towels and linens are provided. Children and Pets are welcome and free of charge.

Wild Mountain Rose Log Cabins

In operation since 1993 we are a small, family owned and operated business. We have two rental cabins, our home and our bakery (unfortunately now-closed).  We are located with about three acres on the base of Little Mountain in beautiful Dry Valley, just outside Townsend TN.  We are within sight of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

You only need to supply your food, clothing and a toothbrush and those are all optional.

Contact us at EMail   wildroseTN@comcast.net  or airbnb.com for info and reservations.

Tipton’s Cabin Rentals

Tipton’s Cabin Rentals in Townsend Tn for your honeymoon or family vacation. We offer 1-3 bedroom, rustic & romantic cabins with private hot tubs, bedside jacuzzis, porches, w/d, central heat & air and cable or satellite tv. All non-smoking and no pets. Completely furnished in private or very secluded settings with reasonably priced rates that will not break the bank. Located near the Townsend bike path, local shops, Little River, Cades Cove and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Pioneer Cabins and Guest Farm

We have 6 cozy home style cabins, including 3 which are handicapped accessible, spread spaciously over the wooded mountain side of our 12 acre farm in our country setting with organic gardens to provide vegetables, herbs, and fruits, which are available for our customers to enjoy. We also have many animals on our farm with chickens for fresh eggs, goats in the petting farm, and ponies for our pony ride. There are walking trails through our forest to stretch your mind and body. Our cabin rental accommodations are open year-round for four beautiful seasons. We have an on site office, which has a customer center with laundry facilities, fitness equipment, computer and printer, and wireless internet.

Wi-Fi Available

Mountaineer Campground

Mountaineer Campground takes full advantage of the location in Townsend with lovely campsites on the sparkling Little River. Rest comfortably in a place where your nightly lullaby is the sound of water rushing over rapids and mountain breezes chasing through tree tops. We are a wonderful family place with numerous activities nearby for all ages. Our campground has many amenities to offer such as all shaded RV and tent sites (grass, gravel with patios, or concrete), river sites with large decks, cabins, swimming pool, children’s playground, laundry facilities and a modern, super clean bathhouse.

Gracehill Bed and Breakfast

One of Townsend’s crown jewels, Gracehill Bed and Breakfast is the highest home in the county w/a 360-degree view bordering the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Your privacy is 2nd only to the view. Twenty-Seven awards for gardens, culinary, best B&B, & three years in a row “Best Scenic View From a B&B in the U.S.”, Inn Traveler Magazine. Your 3 course elegant breakfast can be served in 4 different places, weather dependent. Antiques, 12ft ceilings, all original art, in-room fireplaces, whirlpools, steam shower, WI-FI, guest computer, library, fitness center, masseuse, HD TV/satellite/DVD, balconies, & complimentary stocked snack bar. Service with Black Tie Class, Blue Jean Comfort!

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The Richmont Inn

Savor the Great Smoky Mountains in the most beautiful and romantic setting imaginable. Charming, elegant & private, offering a relaxed and intimate ambiance only ten minutes from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Guests delight in the gourmet breakfast served every morning with the magnificent Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, or the award winning candlelit dessert included every evening. Guest rooms honor Appalachian notables, with decor capturing individual mountain cultures and history. Attention to detail is punctuated by gracious service, breathtaking views, private balconies, spa tubs, steam showers, wood burning fireplaces and a nature trail; Just a few of the Inn’s other flourishes.

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Highland Manor Inn

A warm welcome awaits you at the Highland Manor Inn. Relax in our peaceful, quiet hilltop setting with a country atmosphere. Family operated for 32 years by Don and Sandy Headrick. You’ll find comfortable, exceptionally clean, quality accommodations for your family at affordable prices. Queen or king size beds, a refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, iron and board. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, gas grill, and fire pit. Free breakfast. Located 2 miles from the Smokies National Park. Hiking. Fishing. Biking. Golf nearby. Join hundreds of other folks who love the Highland Manor Inn and see why they return so often. You’ll be glad you did.

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