Couple on a romantic dinner date

Top 4 Romantic Things to Do in Gatlinburg for You and Your Sweetheart

Nothing says romance quite like a getaway to the beautiful town of Gatlinburg. When you stay at Old Creek Lodge in Gatlinburg, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to create incredible memories with your sweetheart. To help you have the perfect getaway, we’ve put together a list of the top 4 romantic things to do in Gatlinburg.

1. Wine Tasting

What could be better than sipping local Tennessee wines and sharing the experience with your partner? Visit Sugarland Cellars in Gatlinburg for a tour and a complimentary wine tasting! The wines at Sugarland Cellars are made from regionally grown grapes in the foothills of the Smokies. Not only will you get to taste incredible wine, but you’ll get to learn more about the rich history of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. It’s an amazing experience, and even better when you have someone special to share it with!

2. Ripley’s Aquarium

couple-at-ripleysIf you’re looking for something fun to do during the day, you’ll love going to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies together! There are hours of fun to be had in the aquarium, and incredible experiences to share with one another. One exciting adventure to try on your romantic getaway is the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure. You and your sweetheart can take a ride out into the heart of Shark Lagoon, with only three inches of glass separating you and the 12-foot sharks that call the lagoon home. You’ll also be able to see a green sea turtle and thousands of other exotic sea creatures during your adventure. It’s the perfect way to spend your afternoon together and make unforgettable memories!

3. Romantic Dinner for Two

What’s more special than a romantic dinner for two? Gatlinburg has plenty of dining options that are perfect for your date night. Head to The Park Grill for a delicious meal in the comfort of a rustic mountain lodge. Not only does the restaurant have a great atmosphere, but its menu offers a true taste of the Smokies, with Fresh Mountain Rainbow Trout, Hickory Grilled Moonshine Chicken, Buckshot Sirloin, and more. Another great restaurant for a romantic dinner is The Peddler. The Peddler Steakhouse has an intimate, mountain setting and offers diners a beautiful view of the Little Pigeon River. The setting, along with the tasty entrees, such as prime rib, stuffed shrimp, and New York cheesecake for dessert, makes for a memorable dinner. If you’re looking for a unique dining experience to share together, you’ll love the Melting Pot. Enjoy a meal of gourmet cheese, delicious meat and vegetables of your choice, chocolate fondue and more! This fine dining adventure makes for an unbeatable dinner experience.

4. Share Breakfast Together

scrambled eggs, bacon, and biscuits on plateAfter a good night’s rest at Old Creek Lodge, your romantic getaway is almost over. What better way to end the trip than enjoying a sweet breakfast with one another? Old Creek Lodge serves a complimentary breakfast, so you can enjoy some of your favorite breakfast items without having to leave the hotel! If you want to go out for breakfast, try Crockett’s Breakfast Camp, where you’ll be able to enjoy farm fresh eggs, fried cinnamon rolls, tasty omelets, a variety of fluffy pancakes, and so much more! End your romantic trip with each other the right way: with a delicious breakfast.

With all the wonderful and romantic things to do in Gatlinburg, you’ll have a perfect getaway with your sweetheart. Browse all our rooms at Old Creek Lodge and plan your trip today!