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Ice skating is one of the most romantic things to do in Gatlinburg during the winter season. One of the best places to ice skate in Gatlinburg is Ober Gatlinburg. Ober Gatlinburg is home to a spacious ice rink which is perfect for you and your significant other to hold hands and skate laps around the rink. Then after a wonderful afternoon of ice skating, you can warm up with a delicious mug of hot chocolate at Ober Gatlinburg’s restaurant.
ON AVERAGE, SLOPES OPEN EARLY TO MID DECEMBER AND CLOSE EARLY TO MID MARCH. EXACT OPENING AND CLOSING DATES FOR THE SKI SLOPES ARE DETERMINED BY MOTHER NATURE … NEVER THE SAME DATES FROM ONE SKI SEASON TO THE NEXT … AND USUALLY NOT PREDICTABLE UNTIL JUST DAYS IN ADVANCE.
Another one of the best romantic things to do in Gatlinburg is to go wine tasting. Gatlinburg is home to numerous wineries so you and your loved one will have a busy day visiting and tasting at each winery.
Smoky Mountain Winery
The Smoky Mountain Winery is the oldest winery in East Tennessee. Smoky Mountain Winery has won awards throughout the world and during your visit, you can have free tastings of all these internationally award winning wines.
The Rocky Top Wine Trail
Is located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains and is comprised of five wineries, offering over 60 unique varieties of wine to sample for free! Visitors pick up a Rocky Top Wine Trail Passport at their first stop, have it stamped at each location, and then receive a free logo wine glass at the third stop and a free gift for completing the trail.
Free wine tastings are offered at every location and free tours of the wine cellars and tank rooms are given from 12-5pm at Mountain Valley Winery, Sugarland Cellars, and Hillside Winery.
Each separately owned winery has its own unique style and feel, but every one of them has friendly faces to help you understand the world of wine! All five wineries are open 7 days a week,
See the city from a view you’ve never seen before with a Gatlinburg helicopter ride. There is no better way to see the majestic Smoky Mountains than with the one you love. Whether you do a quick tour of Gatlinburg or a longer ride of the entire area, this will be one moment you two will remember forever.
Scenic Helicopter Tours has been flying over Great Smoky Mountains National Park since 1972. Scenic Helicopter Tours shows more people larger portions of the national park with the most FAA & National Park Service approved flights over The Smokies. Scenic Helicopter Tours Awarded coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for outstanding customer service.
Relaxing Spa Experience
Nothing says rest and relaxation quite like a rejuvenating massage. Not only will you and your special someone get to enjoy a few quiet moments where you can relax and reflect on what you love about one another, but you can also enjoy the benefit of releasing all the built up tension you may have from daily life.
Renew Your Vows
Did you know that along with being the most popular national park in the country, the Smoky Mountains are also considered to be the wedding capital of the South. In fact, the Great Smoky Mountains come in #3 overall for destination wedding locations in the United States.
That being said, what better way to celebrate your love for your spouse this Valentine’s Day in Gatlinburg than renewing your vows?
There are a ton of romantic wedding venues in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge that would be more than happy to help you and your loved one plan out how you want to say “I do” all over again. Whether you want to exchange your vows on top of a mountain, next to a babbling creek, inside a spacious Smoky Mountain cabin, or hundreds of feet above the ground in a helicopter, there is a Smoky Mountain wedding venue for you.
PLAN A SMOKY MOUNTAIN CABIN
VALENTINE’S DAY AHEAD OF TIME
Pat and Don Kirchhoefer, Owners