Lodging in Townsend
Townsend is a small town along US-321 north of the park. It is only a few miles to the Townsend entrance, which is just north of the intersection of the Little River Road and Laurel Creek Road. From there, it is only a 7 mile drive to the insanely popular Cades Cove area. It is also reasonable to access the main Tennessee side of the park along Newfound Gap Road from Townsend.
Vacation Rentals in Townsend
Vacation rentals include a wide variety of lodging types, including cabins, apartments, private homes and more. They can sometimes be more economical for families or larger groups, and tend to offer the comforts of home. They are usually managed by individuals. Take care to confirm the location of the rental before booking, and that it is indeed in Townsend.