1. Rent a cozy cabin
Leave your cares behind and escape to a cabin in the mountains to just relax and get to know each other all over again. Imagine a weekend with stunning vistas, warm fires and time together with your special someone. If you want more pampering, a hotel may be more your speed. Check out lodging options here.
2. Enjoy a romantic dinner
Gatlinburg’s many restaurants offer a variety of choices perfect for any special occasion. Choose to wine and dine streamside or enjoy hearty fare and live music at a local watering hole. Many restaurants offer to-go options for dining in your room or cabin.
3. Experience something new
Plan an outing for you and your loved one. Choose to walk along a quiet mountain stream or take a scenic drive and explore the Smokies. Or, turn up the adrenaline and carve up the ski slopes or ride one of the many mountain coasters in town. Wind down the day with a soak in the hot tub. Find things to do here.
4. Take a tour of local wineries and distilleries
Gatlinburg is home to some of the most innovative and delicious spirits around. Sip some new wines from one of the numerous wineries and take a bottle back to the cabin for sharing. Or, sample some of Appalachia’s traditional spirit – moonshine - in traditional and not so traditional flavors.
5. Embrace tradition and give the gift of candy
Hand-dipped chocolates, candy apples, homemade fudge. Candy shops have been a hallmark of Gatlinburg since the 1930s. Buy your sweet some tasty treats that you won’t find anywhere else.
6. Create something together
No experience necessary! Work with an artist to make and take home a unique item you crafted together. Try your hand at painting, hand-thrown pottery, fused glass, jewelry making with a skilled artist to guide you step by step. Check out the "You Create Classes" in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community.
7. Experience a Smoky Mountain Sunset
Snuggle up next to your loved one by the fire while taking in a gorgeous Smoky Mountain sunset. Or, take a ride on one of our many scenic chairlifts for a mountaintop vantage point.
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