Smoky Mountain Weddings

No matter what time of year the two of you are planning your wedding day, the Smoky Mountains provide an abundance of atmosphere, elegance, and sheer beauty to enhance the special event. With the mountains as a scenic backdrop along with lush landscape, privacy, and exceptional accommodations, romance is guaranteed to fill the air from morning until night.

Smoky Mountains Setting

Choosing the perfect setting and season is at the top of the list when planning a wedding. Whether you choose Cupid’s month of February when mountain vistas and cool breezes abound or you prefer the busier months of May and June when the Smoky Mountains are bursting with colorful and fragrant flowers and trees, Smoky Mountain weddings are magical and create the perfect atmosphere for your wedding day.

Images courtesy of Carles-Witt Event Planners

Image courtesy of Carles-Witt Event Planners

Couple’s Activities

In Gatlinburg, stroll through downtown and stop at the many enchanting shopping and dining venues, or enjoy the unique displays at Ripley’s Aquarium. Fly high with a ride on the scenic Sky Lift to the top of the mountain, and plan to spend the day at Ober Gatlinburg where skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, and snow tubing are available depending on the season.

A few minutes up the road from Gatlinburg is Pigeon Forge where you can enjoy the many delights of Dollywood Theme Park including live entertainment, rides, attractions, and seasonal events. During the warmer months, cool off at Dollywood’s Splash Country water park with rides and slides.

Savor the flavor of the area’s local history while touring the vineyards and sampling a taste of the grape at one of the wineries along the Rocky Top Wine Trail.

If you just want to relax, enjoy the scenery, and absorb the magnificence of the setting, there’s hiking, canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, and horseback riding within Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

For scenic wonder, drive to Clingmans Dome, the highest point in the national park. Walk the half-mile paved trail to the observation tower, for views of 7 different states on a clear day.

If the two of you really want to “hang” together, take it to another level with a zipline excursion, or see the sights from on-high with a visit to the Gatlinburg Space Needle.

For photo opportunities, take a drive to the Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook to share with friends and family.

Romantic Accommodations

What better way to spend time together than your own private and well-appointed cabin in the Smoky Mountains? Take advantage of special romance and wedding packages and enjoy the many features and amenities that will create memories to last a lifetime.

Just a few of the amenities featured in our Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg honeymoon cabins include:

  • Heart-shaped Jacuzzi for the ultimate in relaxation.
  • A bed filled with rose petals.
  • Fully equipped kitchen to prepare special meals.
  • Grocery shopping delivery service for all your requested items.
  • Picnic basket filled with assorted goodies to enjoy in your cabin or a romantic location in the park.
  • Personal chef services available to prepare in-room candlelit dinners for two.
  • Enjoy the view of the Smoky Mountains from your cabin’s deck while luxuriating in a soothing hot tub.
  • Unwind from the day’s activities with a private in-cabin massage.

Make your special day stand out with a destination wedding in the Smoky Mountains. Whether you’re making the plans yourself or saving time and money by using the services of our recommended professional wedding planner, if you choose Gatlinburg for the big day, you’ll be selecting the city ranked as the 3rd most popular location for weddings in the world.

 

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About Dusty Camp

Dusty Camp

I moved to the Smoky Mountains a few years ago from Alabama - a big change, but one I'm glad I made. I like meeting all the different types of people who visit here, and getting to know a little bit about them. I love to watch all the wildlife throughout Cades Cove, but most of all I like winter, waking up to see everything covered in snow and icicles.