Be surrounded by nature’s beauty with your true love while in the Smoky Mountains and its amazing high mountains, cascading waterfalls, and brilliant sunsets. Here are some of the best romantic places that can be found all through the Smoky Mountains:
Cades Cove- Visit the wild country of Cades Cove with a romantic picnic. Enjoy the wildlife all around as well as the visionary landscape.
Gatlinburg Chairlift- Take in the mountain views from high up in the air, while riding the Gatlinburg Chairlift up the mountain. A camera also captures your picture when nearing the top, where you are able to purchase the picture of you and your sweetheart.
Tour Blue Ridge Parkway- Drive the scenic route through the Smoky Mountains, by way of the Blue Ridge Parkway, to see some of the most captivating sights. Stop along the way and take amazing pictures with the colorful mountains as your backdrop.
Hike to Waterfalls- Find hidden waterfalls while hiking through Smoky Mountains National Park. There are several captivating waterfalls to hike to; however, the most popular is Laurell Falls. The 2.5 mile round trip, which is relatively paved, is an easy hike through the forest and leads to the beautiful 60 foot drop that is Laurell Falls.
Fireplace & Jacuzzi Suites- When planning a romantic getaway, a romance package is a great addition to any reservation, whether for a standard room or a suite with a fireplace and jacuzzi. A great romance package from Smoky Mountain Resorts includes: a bottle of Mountain Valley Vineyard wine, two glasses, a corkscrew, a candle, and a cute stuffed bear. Add a romantic surprise for any getaway.
Romantic Dinner- With numerous restaurants to choose from for a picturesque dinner for two, The Peddler and The Wild Plum Tea Room are wonderful places for a cozy dining experience. The Peddler Restaurant has a lovely setting overlooking a stream, and The Wild Plum Tea Room has an extraordinary setting of peaceful quiet, nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains forest.
Ice Skating- Ober Gatlinburg has an Indoor Ice arena for skating. Have a sentimental moment while skating together on the ice as you listen to the arena music.
Clingman’s Dome- Hike to the highest mountain in the Smokies for a breath-taking view at sunrise and sunset. A perfect setting for hiking couples.
Space Needle- An easy-to-get-to location in Gatlinburg, with no hiking necessary. A panoramic view of the Smoky Mountains can be seen from the observation deck – well worth the ride up in the glass elevator. The fantastic views are ideal for picture-taking!
Make the Smoky Mountains your travel destination for romance and adventure. Day after day, explore all new areas of hidden hiking trails, fun attractions, and then cuddling up in front of a warm fire in the evening. Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones as you discover the Great Smoky Mountains!