Honeymooners love the fresh, airy romance of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Nestled among the Smoky Mountains, it’s a secluded outdoor escape by day and a trendy, citified destination by night. Anything that you do will be cloaked in breathtaking, beautiful natural scenery. The funky downtown center bustles with activity. It’s easy to see why this town is such an enchanting destination for newlyweds.
Active, nature-loving couples find honeymoon magic just minutes away from downtown in world-famous Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You can indulge yourselves in an adventurous day in the wilderness. Hike along the Appalachian Trail, ski at Ober Gatlinburg, fish and raft in the Little Pigeon River. This is an outdoor wonderland all year round! Afterward, enjoy some romantic private time with your loved one at one of the many world-class hotels.
Newlyweds who like the experience of a vibrant cultural hub will delight in the downtown area. This is not a typical sleepy mountain village! It is full of zany attractions, museums, and amusement rides that provide a welcome diversion for fun-loving couples and their wedding guests.
Scope out the Guinness World Records Museum, taste some Tennessee wine at the Smoky Mountain Winery or marvel at the stunning view from the top of the Gatlinburg Space Needle.
You’ll also discover that this is an ideal place for destination weddings, as Gatlinburg offers endless entertainment and lodgings for your guests all year round. Accommodations range from luxurious resorts to quaint cozy cabins in the woods. Children are also welcome here with plenty of kid-friendly activities including an indoor water park.
Reconnect with nature as you begin your new life together. Your honeymoon photos will be backed by exquisite scenery and the endless array of memory-making things to see and do will keep you as busy as you want to be.
- The Great Smoky Mountain National Park
- Little Pigeon River
- Smoky Mountain Winery
- Guinness World Records Museum
- Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
- Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum
- Mysterious Mansion – a walk through Haunted House
- Gatlinburg Space Needle
- Hollywood Star Cars Museum
- Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area
- Wild Bear Falls Indoor Water Park