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4 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains for Couples

Peddler Steakhouse
March 28, 2022

Are you planning a romantic getaway to the Smokies with your special someone? Our campground is the perfect place to escape the busyness of life and spend some quality time with your sweetheart. We offer plenty of camping options among the beauty of the mountains and are just minutes away from some of the most romantic activities you can imagine. Here are 4 things to do in the Smoky Mountains for couples:

1. Take a Hike

Laurel Falls

Our campground is located near the Greenbrier entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There you will find hundreds of romantic hiking trails you can explore with your date. Whether you want to see waterfalls, historic buildings, breathtaking views, or a little bit of it all, the perfect hiking trail is waiting for you! Some of the most popular trails include Laurel Falls, Alum Cave, Mount LeConte and Rainbow Falls. In order to make your trip even more romantic, stick around to watch the most gorgeous sunset you have ever seen in the Smoky Mountains!

2. Enjoy a Romantic Dinner

If you want to enjoy a fancy dinner on your camping trip instead of cooking on the fire, our campground is just a short drive away to some of the most romantic restaurants in the Smokies. In Gatlinburg, you will find The Peddler Steakhouse, which is one of the most common date night restaurants in the area. This is the perfect place to treat yourself and your sweetheart to one of the best steak dinners you have ever had. The Peddler hand cuts each piece of meat and grills everything over Tennessee hickory charcoal, giving it an unmatchable flavor. Also, be sure to start your meal off with a trip to their famous salad bar!

3. Ride on The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

Smoky Mountain Wheel

The Island in Pigeon Forge has a multitude of activities for couples, including The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. This 200 foot ferris wheel presents an unbelievable view of Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains. Each gondola is made with glass, which gives you a 360 degree view from way up in the sky. While you are stationed at the top, you can snap a selfie with your date to post on social media and to show to your friends and family back home! Afterwards, be sure to watch The Island Show Fountain in action and check out the dozens of amazing shops near the ferris wheel.

4. Play a Round of Miniature Golf

One of the most exciting things to do in the Smoky Mountains for couples is miniature golf! If you and your sweetheart like a little friendly competition, you can test your skills to see who can get the lowest score. There are plenty of amazing courses all across the Smokies, all the way from Sevierville to Gatlinburg. If you find yourself in Pigeon Forge, you can check out Crave Golf Club, which was voted the #1 miniature golf course in the country! In Gatlinburg, you will find a couple of the best mountainside courses, Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf and Hillbilly Golf!

Now that you know about some of the things to do in the Smoky Mountains for couples, you are one step closer to planning your romantic vacation! Be sure to check out our Smoky Mountain campground so you can wake up each morning to the romantic scene of the mountains! We look forward to seeing you soon!