The Peddler in Gatlinburg

Top 5 Romantic Places to Visit in the Smoky Mountains with Your Sweetheart

January 10, 2019

Whether the occasion is Valentine’s Day or a weekend getaway with your sweetheart, there are plenty of romantic places to visit in the Smoky Mountains. Our cabins provide ideal lodging for two, but both of you can strengthen your relationship by visiting these 5 things which we feel are some of best locations and attractions.

1. The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

the island in pigeon forge with the fountains and the wheelWhen you visit The Island in Pigeon Forge, ​The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel​ rises above all the wonderful attractions. It’s also the perfect time for you and your lover to get breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains as your slowly loop 200 feet above the ground. It’s a great way to spend some alone time, despite the fact you are at a popular place!

2. Anakeesta

The amazing sights at ​Anakeesta​ in Gatlinburg make it one of the special places to visit in the Smoky Mountains for the two of you. There’s shopping, dining, and fun attractions on this mountaintop paradise, but they have it all figured out with seating to enjoy the views. You won’t be able to resist the chance to sit and share these unforgettable moments with the love of your life!

3. The Peddler

couple-holding-hands-romantic-dinnerA romantic dinner is certainly necessary for your vacation for two — and ​The Peddler​ in Gatlinburg is the perfect date night meal! For over 40 years this steakhouse has made a name for its outstanding meats and peaceful atmosphere, making it ideal for couples. They are open strictly open for dinner only, so make your reservation for a pleasant cap to your day in town!

4. Cades Cove

One of the most amazing places to visit in the Smoky Mountains is the valley named Cades Cove​. This is a beautiful area that opens up to present a place where wild animals roam free, and the views of the mountains are nothing short of spectacular. We recommend getting there at sunrise to beat the rush of travelers who visit this loop. That way your day can begin on the right love note with your partner!

5. Rocky Top Wine Trail

glasses of wine at a wine tastingAnother great activity to try as a couple is the Rocky Top Wine Trail​, which includes 5 local wineries! Start your adventure at any of wineries and pick up your passport, which will be stamped at each stop along the trail. Once you’ve visited 3 of the locations, you’ll receive a free wine glass, and you’ll get another free gift when you finish the final 2 stops! It doesn’t get much better than spending your day sampling some fantastic Tennessee wine. You’ll find it an excellent way to celebrate your love — and you can take your favorite bottle back to your cabin!

We know your love for your partner will remain strong with any of these places to visit in the Smoky Mountains. Our cabins are also a great way to spend a romantic vacation. We can take care of that when you ​reserve your Smoky Mountain cabin​ for two. Many couples will agree that this is the place where you can fall in love all over again!