Gatlinburg is the perfect destination for couples to get away and enjoy a relaxing vacation together. Whether it’s a quick weekend trip or a week-long vacation, there are tons of great things for couples to do in Gatlinburg TN! Do you love to explore the outdoors? Or would you prefer to spend your time being pampered? No matter your interests, there’s something here that every couple will enjoy. We have a variety of 1 bedroom cabins in Gatlinburg available at great price points that are the perfect backdrop for your stay and we’ve put together a list of 4 things for couples to do in Gatlinburg TN that we think you’ll love!
1. Explore the Great Outdoors
Each year, millions of people visit Gatlinburg for one reason – the sheer beauty of the Smoky Mountains. There are tons of great things for couples to do in Gatlinburg TN, but for many visitors, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park tops them all! Outdoorsy couples will love the opportunity to hike to the many peaks in the area that provide breathtaking views, as well as the chance to see wildlife along the way. Pack a lunch and enjoy a romantic picnic at one of the Smokies’ gorgeous waterfalls or see the splendor of the Smokies from the air on a zipline tour via CLIMB Works nine world-class ziplines!
2. Wine and Dine
One of the great things about taking a vacation is the chance to have a delicious, relaxing meal that you don’t have to prepare or clean up afterward, and Gatlinburg has plenty of awesome dining options to choose from at every mealtime. You and your sweetheart will love having breakfast at the Pancake Pantry, Tennessee’s first and oldest pancake house, located on the Gatlinburg strip, or choose to have dinner at one of Gatlinburg’s many romantic restaurants such as The Peddler, Park Grill or Crystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill.
Don’t forget the wine! The Rocky Top Wine Trail is one of the most fun things for couples to do in Gatlinburg TN, and the best part is, it’s free! Spend a day sampling wine from five different local wineries as well as Doc Collier’s Distillery (moonshine), or spread it out and visit one a day during your stay and be sure to grab a few bottles to take back to your cabin and share during an evening relaxing on the porch or in the hot tub.
3. Go Sightseeing
There is definitely more than one way to experience the sights and sounds of Gatlinburg during your stay, and they’re all great for couples looking for a little romance and adventure. Day or night, the Gatlinburg Sky Lift is a great choice, as it offers breathtaking views of the city from 1,800 feet above on Crockett Mountain. Take the 400 foot glass elevator ride in the Gatlinburg Space Needle for unmatched views of Mount LeConte, the Smokies’ highest peak, as well as a little history lesson on the Smoky Mountain area, or head to a number of other sightseeing areas throughout the Smokies that are sure to show you why sightseeing is one of the best things for couples to do in Gatlinburg TN.
4. Catch Up On Some R & R
One of the great things about a vacation in the Smokies is that you can truly customize your experience to meet your individual needs. While some come looking for adventure, others are seeking the tranquility that only Gatlinburg can provide. Visiting a local spa is one of the best things for couples to do in Gatlinburg TN, especially if you’re looking to catch up on some much needed pampering and relaxation. Be sure to ask about our special massage packages when you book your stay.
There are so many great things for couples to do in Gatlinburg TN and it’s easy to see why many choose to come back year after year for a couple’s getaway. Check out our cabin rental specials and book your next couple’s retreat in one of our Smoky Mountain cabins today!