Cozy up to winter in Gatlinburg this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a family trip; a Galentine’s celebration or an active adventure, we’ve put together itineraries you’ll love.

Mountain Romance

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Couple having dinnerLovebirds flock to the mountains in winter, where cozy nights and crisp mountain days set a romantic vibe. Embrace time in the Smokies with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day, with plentiful options for lodging just for two. Treehouse Grove at Norton Creek Resort offers upscale rustic accommodations on a gorgeous property situated alongside the gorgeous creek. Book dinner at The Greenbrier Restaurant, Gatlinburg’s premier steakhouse featuring craft cocktails and a rare dry-aging process and an exceptional atmosphere. Make your own magical moments soaking in the sights at Gatlinburg SkyBridge, the longest on the continent, or ice skating at Ober Gatlinburg.

Family Love

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Anakeesta family

Grab the family and enjoy a mountain love-fest for all ages. Area cabins can accommodate groups of all sizes, and local campgrounds including Camp LeConte and Gatlinburg Creekside RV Resort offer off-the-beaten-path stays. Anakeesta’s new mountain coaster and aviary-inspired adventure zone BirdVenture will delight every guest. Glades Soda Fountain offers a walk down memory lane, serving up sundaes, milkshakes, malts and more. Hillbilly Golf is fun for everyone, taking guests 300 feet up an incline to play 18 holes of mini-golf under a canopy of trees on a mountainside.

Galentine’s Getaway

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Girl friends rooftopGrab your girls and head to the Smokies for a relaxing, restorative Galentine’s Day. Treat yourselves by booking some self-care at St. Somewhere Spa at Margaritaville Gatlinburg, leaving your worries behind. A boutique 4-Star stay, The Ramsey Hotel would make a perfect backdrop for time with friends, featuring a waterfall pool, fire pit, nightly movies with free popcorn, restaurant and cocktail lounge. Galentine’s and shopping always pair well. Perfect Essentials, a woman-owned gift boutique selling soap, candles, gourmet foods, artisan gifts, painting and photography will not disappoint.

Active Adventures

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Fishing downtownCelebrate Valentine’s Day surrounded by majestic mountain beauty. Whether you’re traveling solo or with a group, Gatlinburg is packed with options for an active winter outing. Get ready for the great outdoors at NOC Adventures, stocking a large selection of technical outdoor gear and apparel and featuring an indoor climbing wall and bike rentals. Smoky Mountain Angler has more than 70 years of experience leading guests on fishing adventures, offering wade and float trips. Warm up and refuel for your Smoky Mountain exploration at locally owned Bennett’s Pit BBQ, serving flavor-packed smoked meats with Bennett’s on special sauce for more than 29 years.