Whether you want to spend time in the outdoors, exploring museums or shopping for antiques, Townsend is a perfect choice. A holiday rental home in Townsend will put you close to all of the most popular activities and attractions. Your rental home will give you a comfortable place to return after days spent exploring.
The Smoky Mountains provide the opportunity for many types of outdoor activities. Hiking, cycling and wildlife spotting are a few examples. The wildlife in the Smoky Mountains is amazing. You may see deer, black bear and plenty of birds. The mountains are gorgeous, but be sure that you stick to well-marked trails. A river allows for kayaking, tubing, fishing and swimming. You could also spend an afternoon browsing through art galleries and some of the many antique stores located in and near Townsend.
There are attractions near Townsend that will appeal to visitors of all ages. The Little River Railroad and Lumber Museum features exhibits that tell the story of how important the lumber industry was to this area. The Tennessee Aquarium is a fabulous place to spend the afternoon with your entire family. The aquarium is home to marine life and mammals from all over the world. There is a touch tank and an IMAX 3D theatre. The aquarium also offers river cruises. The Walker Sisters Home was built in 1840, and it remained in the same family until 1964 when the last of the family died. The home is now open for tours and includes period furniture, kitchen tools and more.
Chilly winters and warm summers are what you will find whilst on holiday to Townsend. The average low temperatures during the winter months are between -4° and 1° C, and the average highs are between 9° and 16° C. During the spring, the average lows are between 10° and 14° C and the highs are 21° to 25° C. In the summer, the average low temperatures are between 14° and 17° C and the highs are 28° to 30° C. There is between 68 and 150 mm of rain per month. The most occurs from May to July and least during the month of October.
The closest airport to Townsend is McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), located 26 km away. Other choices include Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), located 113 km from Townsend and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), which is 235 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.