Rushing to arrive with enough time to enjoy the water and then riding home in wet clothes doesn’t seem ideal. Instead of making it a day trip, make a weekend out of your tubing adventure. Stop and stay at a lovely hotel or resort near Smoky Mountain River Rat’s tubing outposts.
Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro
Located at 7140 E Lamar Alexander Parkway in Townsend, Tennessee, Dancing Bear Lodge is a lovely resort that offers overnight stays, event venue spaces, and a delicious restaurant. Dancing Bear is known for hosting private events like work dinner parties, birthday parties, and even weddings. The lodge is set back in the trees of the Smoky Mountains to offer the nature and rustic feel of camping while providing you with state of the art hospitality and amenities.
Highland Manor Inn
This hotel offers gorgeous views from every room in a peaceful and cozy atmosphere. It is located at 7766 E Lamar Alexander Parkway in Townsend, Tennessee. To keep you entertained when you aren’t tubing with us, there are plenty of recreational activities like fishing, hiking, and golfing near the hotel’s property. Highland Manor Inn offers several specials throughout the year, so you are sure to get a good deal on a weekend stay.
Tremont Lodge and Resort
From family suites to a king suite with a fireplace, this resort offers rooms to accommodate guests with parties of all sizes. Tremont Lodge and Resort is located at 7726 E Lamar Alexander Parkway in Townsend, Tennessee. This resort uniquely offers space for a family reunion. Therefore, if you have family flying in from across the country, the Knoxville airport is only 20 minutes away from Tremont’s property!
If you need more space or all of the hotels listed are booked, visit airbnb.com to see if anyone is renting or hosting their home for your desired travel dates. Many of the homes on this website are tucked away in the mountains, so it is a great way to get the full Smokies experience.
Trust us when we say, you won’t regret choosing to stay a night or two. Once you are in the midst of the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, you won’t want to say goodbye after a one day trip. Book your tubing adventure at SmokyMtnRiverRat.com today, and visit any of these hotels’ websites to book your weekend stay. We look forward to having you this coming tubing season!