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Village in Gatlinburg

There is just something magical in the air in Gatlinburg that brings couples from all over the world for a romantic vacation! Once you experience the beauty of the Smoky Mountains for yourself, it is easy to see why the area is so popular for destination weddings, honeymoons and anniversary celebrations! If you are planning a vacation to the Smokies with your sweetheart, be sure to check out these top 4 romantic things to do in Gatlinburg:

1. Take a Night Ride on the Gatlinburg SkyLift

One of the most romantic things to do in Gatlinburg is a night ride on the Gatlinburg SkyLift, a scenic ski-lift style attraction that takes you 500 vertical feet to the top of Crockett Mountain! While you can ride the SkyLift during the daylight hours for some spectacular views, there is nothing quite like a night ride above the twinkling lights of downtown Gatlinburg! Cuddle up with your sweetheart as you gently glide to the top of the mountain, then step off to stretch your legs at the Gatlinburg SkyDeck before heading back down.

2. Explore the Village Shops

donut friar in gatlinburgAnother fun thing to do with your sweetheart is to take a stroll through downtown Gatlinburg and explore the Village Shops. This lovely shopping area features a unique collection of shops and eateries set in a quaint European village atmosphere. Take a break from the crowds on the Parkway to walk along the brick pathways or relax next to the bubbling fountain! This is also the perfect opportunity to purchase an ice cream cone from the Village Cafe & Creamery or to sample one of the famous treats from the Donut Friar!

3. Go Ice Skating at Ober Gatlinburg

Take your sweetheart by the hand as you enjoy a session of ice skating at Ober Gatlinburg! The indoor ice arena at Ober Gatlinburg is open all year long for your enjoyment and is great for both beginner and professional skaters. In fact, the arena is large enough to have hosted the Ice Skating Institute Team Competitions in the past! If you are hitting the ice for the first time, you can take comfort that there is a handrail around the perimeter that can help you keep your balance.

4. Stay in a Charming Cabin

smoky mountain memoriesWhen it comes to the top romantic things to do in Gatlinburg, you won’t want to miss spending a few nights in the charming cabins at Summit Cabin Rentals! These gorgeous cabins not only feature stunning mountain views, but private decks, bubbling hot tubs, fireplaces and other awesome amenities to complete the romantic ambiance! As if that doesn’t sound good enough, these Smoky Mountain cabins also feature a fully equipped kitchen so that you can prepare a delicious meal for your sweetheart!

Now that you know the top romantic things to do in Gatlinburg, check out all of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today to plan the ultimate romantic getaway to the Smokies! We look forward to welcoming you and your sweetheart to Summit Cabin Rentals!