When you’re with the one you love, romance is around every corner. You’re likely to have a great time no matter where you’re at. Your Gatlinburg getaway is no exception. But why not guarantee you and your special someone with a phenomenal time, especially when you’re on vacation? That’s why we’ve put together a list of our favorite romantic things to do in Gatlinburg. Keep reading to learn how to enjoy that romantic spark all vacation long.
1. Romantic Relaxation
Looking for laid-back and low-key romantic things to do in Gatlinburg? There are plenty of relaxing options for you and your sweetheart to enjoy during your romantic getaway for two.
- A Taste of the Smokies – Sample some of the great flavors of the
Smokies with a wine or moonshine tasting. Consider stopping by Tennessee’s largest winery, Mountain Valley Winery, or keep things authentic with a trip to Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.
- Enjoy a Spa Day for Two – Set a couple hours aside – or an entire day! – at the beginning of your trip to rejuvenate yourselves together with our in-cabin massuese services. You’ll be refreshed and ready to go for the rest of your getaway.
- Relax at Your Home Away From Home – Consider your lodging options when you’re planning your Gatlinburg vacation. A romantic cabin in Gatlinburg is a great place to relax during your couple’s vacation.
2. Divine Dining
A table set for two is a perfect way to some quiet time together while taking advantage of the outstanding cuisine available in Gatlinburg. We’ve listed a couple of favorites for your enjoyment below:
- Cherokee Grill
From mouth-watering steaks to delicately smoked and sliced rotisserie chickens, you won’t find anywhere tastier than the Cherokee Grill. We wouldn’t plan on sharing bites, though – the food is much too delicious to share!
- The Peddler
Surrounded by miles of forests and cliffs, you and your special lady or lad will feel as though you’ve escaped to your own private restaurant inside The Peddler’s brick building located at the very edge of the Smoky Mountains. If you’re looking for a quiet place to reaffirm your love, this is it!
- Greenbriar Restaurant
With equal parts atmosphere and ambiance, Greenbriar’s down home charm provides the ideal atmosphere for enjoying Smoky Mountain culture while the two of you enjoy a scrumptious meal together.
- Park Grill
With low golden lights offering a beacon through the darkness of the Smokies, Park Grill has a reputation for beauty and glamor. Maybe that’s why it’s so popular among couples and honeymooners, especially those who like to walk off their meal afterward by strolling hand in hand under the stars.
- Crystelle Creek
Floor-to-ceiling windows offer breathtaking views of the mountains when you dine at Crystelle Creek Restaurant and Grill. It also has a number of decks, patios and outdoor tables that’ll place you right in the Smokies.
3. Exciting Excursions
The fun and excitement available to couples in Gatlinburg are endless. Whether you’re looking forward to exploring the Smokies, seeing critically-acclaimed shows or experiencing interesting attractions, they are all right here waiting to be enjoyed. Read about a few of our favorites below:
- Trip for Two on the Aerial Tramway
The view doesn’t get any better. Snuggle up on the Aerial Tramway and enjoy the beauty of the Smokies together.
- Village Fountain
Throw a penny and enjoy the charm of the Village Shoppes. From marriage proposals to first kisses, Gatlinburg’s famed Village fountain has set the scene for many monumental romantic moments.
- Stroll Along the River Walk
It’ll be a walk to remember when you stroll hand in hand along our beautiful River Walk. Pause to admire the flowers and the peacefulness of the rushing water. The sun’s rise and set will serve as the perfect setting for a stolen smooch.
- A Gatlinburg Candy Shop
The only thing sweeter than a kiss from your sweeties might be hand-pulled taffy and fresh-dipped candy apples, but you should probably taste them to be sure. Try Aunt Mahalia’s and Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen. Go ahead and indulge. Love has never been so sweet.
- Covered Bridge in the Glades
Just like love, art inspires and at the Covered Bridge in the Glades you’ll be enchanted as you experience the many Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts retailers who call this beautiful spot home.
We know you and your special someone will find plenty of romantic things to do in Gatlinburg during your stay. For more information on fun to be had during your getaway, read our full list of Smoky Mountain attractions.